Albert Steptoe and his son Harold are junk dealers, complete with horse and cart to tour the neighbourhood. They also live amicably together at the junk yard. Always on the lookout for ways to improve his lot, Harold invests his father's life savings in a greyhound who is almost blind and can't see the hare. When the dog loses a race and Harold has to pay off the debt, he comes up with another bright idea. Collect his father's life insurance. To do this his father must pretend to be dead. Written by
Derek Picken <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
reprised the role of villainous Frankie Barrow in the parent BBC TV series episode "The Seven Steptoerai" in 1974. See more
When the doctor and Harold are discussing an autopsy on Albert, the greyhound fully pulls out the manikin's arm. However next scene the arm is still in Albert's sleeve. See more
References Ryan's Daughter