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 "World Forum" sketch, the host (Eric Idle) says that Teddy Johnson and Pearl Carr won the 1959 Eurovision Song Contest with "Sing Little Birdie". They actually came second place; Dutch singer Teddy Scholten won the contest with "Een beetje". See more
Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam! Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam! Lovely Spam, wonderful Spam!
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 QI: Eating