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Cold Turkey 

Patsy is angry when Eddy refuses to go away with her for Christmas, preferring to stay at home with the family and ordering a tree so large Patsy gets her hair caught in it. Patsy collapses... See full summary »

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Bubble
June Whitfield ...
Mother
Alex Lowe ...
Woodcutter
Felix Dexter ...
John Johnston
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Patsy's Mother
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Jackie Stone
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Bo
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Marshall (as Chris Ryan)
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Justin
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Paramedic
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Patsy is angry when Eddy refuses to go away with her for Christmas, preferring to stay at home with the family and ordering a tree so large Patsy gets her hair caught in it. Patsy collapses - due to an unseen hand sticking a pin in an effigy of her - and is rushed to hospital, where at least she can spend Christmas on drugs. Eddy welcomes both her ex-husbands, Justin being quizzed on his sexuality by John and Bo and Marshall promoting their slimming product, and a family Christmas is indeed the order of the day - until the hospital informs Eddy that 'Miss Stone has died'. Thus we discover the identity of her ill-wisher, though Patsy herself recovers, only to choke on a piece of turkey back at Eddy's house. Written by don @ minifie-1

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24 December 2003 (UK)  »

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Trivia

Simon Brodkin, who plays the doctor, had studied medicine before becoming an actor and comedian. See more »

Goofs

In the hospital, Jackie mentions the party she and Patsy had after their mother died. However, in "Happy New Year" from Season 3, Patsy had to inform Jackie that she, Patsy, was the only family member who attended the funeral because they had not seen each other in over 20 years. See more »

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Edina: And for lunch, sweetheart, for Christmas lunch, who comes to that?
Saffron: Well, there's me and John...
Patsy: Is he from Gabon?
Edina: What?
Patsy: Is he from Gabon?
Edina: Gabon?
Patsy: Yes, is he from Gabon?
Edina: Why are you saying that...
Patsy: Gabon.
Edina: Will you stop saying that!
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Silent Night
Written by Franz Gruber and Joseph Mohr
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