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Season 11

21 Oct. 1980
Pasmore
 
2 Dec. 1980
Jude
 
9 Dec. 1980
The Flipside of Dominick Hide
Dominick Hide, a time traveller from the year 2130, is studying the London transport system of 1980. Time travellers are supposed to be observers, and are strictly forbidden to land their flying saucers. One time traveller who broke this rule accidentally killed a dog, changing history and causing many future people to disappear. Inspired by his Great Aunt Mavis, Dominick decides to find his great great grandfather. He begins to land in 1980, where his strange clothes and speech make him seem an eccentric oddball. His quest brings him into contact with beautiful ...
 
23 Dec. 1980
Jessie
A woman starts work as a nanny to a mute boy in a Victorian household. The boy's growing attachment to her, however, causes far more problems than his original detachment from his family.
 
17 Feb. 1981
The Kamikaze Ground Staff Reunion Dinner
On August the 15th, 1945, after the official surrender of the Empire of Japan, Admiral Matome Ugaki led the last Special Attack Force pilots across the Pacific, to crash into American ships. Thirty-five years later, the men who serviced the aeroplanes are still meeting up for their annual dinner. Now settled into civilian jobs - dentist, baker, taxi-driver, insurance salesman - and with children and grandchildren, they bemoan the decay of traditional Japanese values. Hard liquor is imbibed, toasts raised to the memory of the heroic dead, and old rivalries resurface. ...
 
12 May 1981
Psy-Warriors
Soldiers are captured and interrogated by terrorists: but is it real or only a sadistic form of psychological training exercise?
 

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