The musical guest is Nina (van Pallandt). Eric uses the opportunity to practise his French and they accompany Nina as she sings. Ernie tries to sell Eric a pair of binoculars and Eric takes up ventriloquism.
The musical guests are John Hanson, Hannah Gordon and The New Seekers. Eric surprises the Ernie with the new years honours list. Ernie's play is called 'Napoleon and Josephine' with Vanessa Redgrave as Empress Josephine.
The musical guests are Angharad Rees and Elton John. Elton John has trouble getting correct directions. Eric and Ernie move house. Ernie's play is called 'Cyrano de Bergerac' and stars Francis Matthews and Penelope Keith.