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Season 17

12 Mar. 1986
Episode #17.1
Show begins with an elaborate musical number taking place on board a cruise ship circa 1930s, with Benny as the captain. Also featured: the saga of a bucket as it passes through different hands; a meeting of Hollywood producers at the Cannes Film Festival hit on the idea of developing a Biblical soap opera; Hill's Angels dance and sing at the "Chez When," including Louise English's performance of "La Vie en Rose"; Benny does a monologue taking on his reputation for sexism, and then closes with a nearsighted handyman hired to do work at a school for girls.
31 Mar. 1986
The Herd
Benny leads off with a medley of some of his 1960s compositions; a middle-aged man's ghost frequents a hotel on a regular basis; "The Herd," a U.S. nighttime soap spoof with Hill as all the members of a wealthy family that loses everything after their cattle is wiped out by disease; Hill's Angels and Alison & Rebecca Marsh perform songs from "Cabaret" at the Cafe de l'Opera; a Swedish sex movie with strategically-placed subtitles and a German parody of "Crossroads"; and finally, Benny as a would-be artist gets into a tangle with a little girl.
16 Apr. 1986
Episode #17.3
Show starts with Benny introducing girls from around the world at the 'Bijou Burlesque'; a series of street scenes set to the tune of "Funny Old World"; Hill explains the meanings of certain proverbs; a working-class husband and a sophisticated gent agree to swap their respective wives; two film editors discuss how to cut a sketch about a sign painter's misadventures; a parody of "Cagney & Lacey" with Benny playing both roles; and an evangelist and his dog walk on the grounds of a hospital.

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