A courteous murderer wins a suspended sentence by virtue of his charm; a search for Paris by way of Iceland is interrupted by a plane crash and a shipwreck. Also: how to dispose of pets before going on vacation.

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Michael Norman Randall / Usher / Mrs. Inference / Alan Whicker #1 / Various (as Eric Whicker Whicker Idle)
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Various (as Terry Terry Whicker Alan Gilliam)
Lyn Ashley ...
First Juror (as Mrs. Idle)
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Second Juror (as Connie Whicker Booth)
Rita Davies ...
Third Juror (as Rita Whicker Davies)
Nigel Jones ...
Various (as Nigel Whicker Jones)
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Maurice, Clerk of the Court
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A courteous murderer wins a suspended sentence by virtue of his charm; a search for Paris by way of Iceland is interrupted by a plane crash and a shipwreck. Also: how to dispose of pets before going on vacation.

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Comedy

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TV-14
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Release Date:

19 October 1972 (UK)  »

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Goofs

When the real Njorl is replaced off-screen with a dummy (in preparation for a joke later in the sketch), there is a loud thud accompanying whatever the audience is laughing at off-screen, and the police officer giving testimony (Michael Palin), as well as the officers behind him, can be seen stifling their laughter. See more »

Quotes

Judge: [Very impatient] Well let's get a move-on. I've got a Gay Lib meeting at six o' clock. Superintendent, will you please read the charge?
Superintendent: Is a charge strictly necessary, m'lud?
Judge: [Heavy aside] The press is here...
Superintendent: Oh! Sorry... Right, you are hereby charged: One, that you did conspire to publicize a North London borough in the course of a BBC saga; two, that you were willfully and persistently a foreigner; three, that you conspired to do things not normally considered illegal; four, that you were ...
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Crazy Credits

Alan Whicker's name is all over the credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Holy Flying Circus (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Garota de Ipanema (The Girl from Ipanema)
(uncredited)
Written by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes
English Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Performed by Graham Chapman and John Cleese
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