The Mighty Boosh: Season 1, Episode 3

Bollo (1 Jun. 2004)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy | Fantasy | Musical
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Bollo is deadly ill and when the grim reaper comes to take him to hell, Howard is in Bollo's cage in a gorilla suit. So the grim reaper takes him instead.


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Episode credited cast:
Vince Noir / Phil the Reaper
Bob Fossil / Colin / The Ape of Death
Michael Fielding ...
Peter Kyriacou ...
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Dean Mitchell ...
Zoo Keeper


Bollo, the gorilla, is deadly ill and Vince is taking care of him. The zoo doesn't have another gorilla for the moment so Bob convinces Howard to dress up like one. While Howard is acting like a gorilla the grim reaper comes to take Bollo to hell. The Grim Reaper believes that Howard is Bollo because of his costume so he takes Howard to hell instead. So now it's up to Vince to save him from ape hell. Written by Westerleb

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Several times, you can see the flesh wrists of some of the Grim Reapers. Once when Phil is driving Vince to Monkey Hell and during the musical bit when the shot changes to the Reaper behind the desk See more »


Vince Noir: He asked me to play Blue Train by John Coltrane at his funeral. I couldn't really find that. Sorry Howard. But I found another song about a train.
[Pipe organ plays Thomas the Tank Engine theme.]
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References Hamlet (1996) See more »


Heavenly Voices
Written by David Farnon
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