The Meldrews invite Patrick and Pippa round for a friendly meal, but Patrick is distinctly worried about what horrors might befall them.

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Doreen Mantle ...
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Fire Officer
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John Cassady ...
Window Cleaner
Angus Deayton ...
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Magician
Vince Leigh ...
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Margaret asks Pippa and Patrick to dinner but Victor,plagued by nuisance calls involving the fire brigade and disturbed to hear that his predecessor as a lollipop man met an awful death,is not inclined to be the perfect host. The window cleaner burns his throat drinking Victor's chilli sauce in mistake for coffee and a trick involving a member of Victor's magicians group,having a heart attack and being locked in a box for five hours also ensures that Pippa and Patrick will be very nervous dinner guests. Written by don @ minifie-1

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7 March 1993 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Simon Fisher-Becker has said in his one man show that nearly all of his role was cut. See more »

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Radio Announcer: So, on line two we have Patrick. Good evening to you, Patrick, and what's your question for Mimsy Berkovitz?
Patrick: Well, it's a bit of a tricky one, but, uh, put simply my wife and I live next door to a man that... if I tell you a few weeks ago he put a specially trained crab up my shorts while I was a asleep in the garden, and that I had to be rushed to hospital with it hanging between my legs like a passenger on a tube train, uh, you'll get some idea of the problem; and what's tricky ...
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God Save The Queen
Written by Henry Carey
Whistled by John Cassady
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