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Episode List



9 Apr. 1971
Budgie has just been released from prison, and has been given the job of looking after one of Charlie Endell strippers called Charity the Salford stripper. Budgie and his Irish mate Grogen accidentally steal a van load of pornographic magazines from the police and then try to destroy the evidence by burning them on a cricket field. Grog end and Charity leave Budgie to face Charlie wrath.
16 Apr. 1971
Some Mothers' Sons
Budgie seems to have fallen on his feet - a flat right in the centre of Soho all to himself for six weeks. But why is Charlie doing him a favour - and Hazel's mother has plans for him too.
23 Apr. 1971
Budgie's on to something big. It means "playing at home" in Watford for a change. It means seeing his wife Jean; but Budgie knows he's sure of a welcome there isn't he?
30 Apr. 1971
Grandee Hotel
An evening of "luxury"- Spanish nosh and chateau-bottled "plonk"at the Grandee Hotel on the North Orbital Road - gives Budgie the chance of clinching an important business deal.
7 May 1971
In Deep
Budgie's in the money - it's unheard of. But it's true. But how did he get it, and more importantly how can he hang on to it?
14 May 1971
Could Do Better
Budgie's got a job working in Charlie Endell's bookshop. He's saving up for a holiday. But Hazel has a problem that starts off a sequence of events which leads Budgie back to his old school and into a tricky situation.
21 May 1971
Best Mates
"A man's best mate is his best mate" they said, especially when he is in trouble. But Budgie finds that in the case of Maguire that trouble leads to trouble, and still more trouble - 500 troubles to be exact.
28 May 1971
Everybody Loves a Baby
Budgie is in the farming business - but not the kind that includes furry creatures or our feathered friends. The only "birds are two- legged ones.
4 Jun. 1971
A Pair of Charlies
Budgie is asked to join a gang of criminals to rob a bank, but the police are one to it. But Charlie Endell's sex shop is hit instead.
11 Jun. 1971
Fiddler on the Hoof: Part 1
It's domestic problems for Budgie - one of them being his dad and, to quote Budgie; "What is a dad? A dad is a bloke who skives from home and tries to tap you for a couple of quid.
18 Jun. 1971
Fiddler on the Hoof: Part 2
Budgie's sister, Vi , wants to marry Tony , and Budgie says he'll fix it. But one problem is how to get Tony to the alter, and another is the "paying guest" - Zip.
25 Jun. 1971
Sunset Mansions or Whatever Happened to Janey-Baib?
Budgie, avoiding the police as usual, meets Janey and Denzil, an odd couple, gets involved in the throbbing world of show business. But he finds that every silver lining there is a cloud.
2 Jul. 1971
And in Again
Budgie gives Charlie Endell a birthday present, but Charlie shows his gratitude in a very peculiar way - and Budgie finds himself back in the company of old friends.

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