Miners brawl over historical facts; hospital patients serve the doctors; five shipwrecked mariners decide whom they will have for dinner.

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First Coal Miner / Mr. Pudifoot / Waiter / Hospital Patient / Fourth Doctor / Mountaineer / Second Sailor / Undertaker / Various
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Announcer / Mr. Sm / Mr. Feldman / First Doctor / Fifth Doctor / Fifth Sailor / Various
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Foreman / Mr. Ith / Adman / Mr. Martin / Second Doctor / Third Sailor / Various
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Second Coal Miner / Herbert Mental / Third Doctor / Fourth Sailor / Varoius
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Third Miner / Newsreader / Scot / Hospital Patient / First Sailor / Various
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Morgan / A Man with a Stoat Through His Head / Various
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Miss Rodgers / Waitress / Various
Ian Davidson ...
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Miners brawl over historical facts; hospital patients serve the doctors; five shipwrecked mariners decide whom they will have for dinner.

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Comedy

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TV-14
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22 December 1970 (UK)  »

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Trivia

In the Coal Miner sketch, the Foreman asks the question: what is the name of the section between the triglyphs in the frieze section of a classical Doric entablature. To which the Royal replies: No idea, sorry. The answer is that the square recessed spaces between the triglyphs on a Doric frieze, are called "metopes". See more »

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Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen, I'm not simply going to say, and now for something completely different this week, because I do not think it fit. This is a particularly auspicious occasion for us this evening, as we have been told that Her Majesty the Queen will be watching part of this show tonight. We don't know exactly when Her Majesty will be tuning in. We understand that at the moment she is watching The Virginian. We have been promised that we will be informed the moment that she ...
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References The Virginian (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme from Dr. Kildare (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight)
Written by Jerry Goldsmith, Pete Rugolo, and Hal Winn
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