World revolutionaries are quizzed about football scores; figures from works of art go on strike throughout galleries in England; the search continues for a cure for over-acting; Viking marauders kidnap Englishmen who ask for canned ham.
Did You Know?
During the "World Forum" sketch, one of the questions was about when Coventry City last won the FA Cup final (a soccer competition based in the United Kingdom); at the time of the episode's airing, Coventry City hadn't won any FA Cup finals. They eventually won their first FA Cup final match in 1987. See more
In the "Spam" scene at the diner, the woman asks the waitress if the diner serves anything without spam in it (after the waitress lists everything on the menu), to which she replies "Well; spam, egg, sausage, and spam doesn't have much spam in it." However, the first two meals on her original list were "Egg and bacon" and "Egg, sausage and bacon;" with no mention of spam until "Egg and spam." See more
The English-Hungarian Phrasebook is available through Her Majesty's Stationery Office. Price: A kiss on the bum.
In the end credits, every credit has something to do with the Spam sketch: most of the names have "Spam" in them (often more than once); the others have things like "eggs" or "sausage" in them. See more
Referenced in Countdown: Episode #73.75
Also Sprach Zarathustra
Composed by Richard Strauss See more