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Episode List


Season 1

13 Sep. 1987
Happiness Is a Warm Gun
In the first episode of this hilarious new political comedy ...
20 Sep. 1987
Passport to Freedom
Alan's wife, Sarah, inherits a million pounds....
27 Sep. 1987
Sex Is Wrong
Alan realises that joining a moral crusade....
4 Oct. 1987
Waste Not Want Not
Tory MP Alan B'Stard's dirty dealings have finally caught up with him ...
11 Oct. 1987
Friends of St. James
Alan organises a parliamentary fact-finding expedition....
18 Oct. 1987
Three Line Whipping
Alan is booked to appear on TVAM to discuss an important by-election result....
25 Oct. 1987
Baa Baa Black Sheep
Alan's hateful father-in-law, Roland Gidleigh-Park, threatens to have Alan thrown out ...
6 Mar. 1988
Alan B'Stard Closes Down the BBC
In a special edition recorded for the Comic Relief charity telethon B'stard bullies prime minister Margaret Thatcher's secretary into granting him an audience with the Iron Lady. When he meets her he confirms her view that the BBC television stations are run by hard Left extremists intent on ruining the country and persuades her to have the BBC closed down. He then makes a call to Michael Grade, head of the rival Channel 4 TV station, who has promised him his own show if he can get rid of the opposition to tell him his mission is accomplished.

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See also

Episode Cast | Rated Episodes (by date / vote)| TV Schedule

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