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A Packed Program 

"A Packed Program" is an episode of The Benny Hill Show starring Benny Hill, Henry McGee, and Rita Webb. Highlights include: Benny as a tongue-tied continuity announcer mentioning upcoming programs and leading into a parody of "Starsky & Hutch", with Hill playing both parts and Jackie Wright ... See full summary »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
... Himself - Host / Various
Henry McGee ... Himself / Announcer / Various Roles
Rita Webb ... Various Roles
Dilys Watling ... Herself / Various Roles
Jackie Wright ... Himself / Various Roles
Eddie Buchanan ... Himself / Various Roles
Suzy Mandel ... Various Roles
Anne Bruzac ... Various Roles (as Froggie)
Pete Morgan ... Various Roles
Claire Lutter ... Various Roles
Lorraine Doyle ... Various Roles
David Wright ... Various Roles
Spencer Shires ... Various Roles
... Various Roles (as Ellie Reece-Knight)
Penny Rigden ... Various Roles
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Storyline

Highlights include: Benny as a tongue-tied continuity announcer mentioning upcoming programs and leading into a parody of "Starsky & Hutch", with Hill playing both parts and Jackie Wright as Huggy Bear; another look at the life of Casanova; Dilys Watling performs "Fever", with Benny as a drumless percussionist; a look at the way films are "panned and scanned"; a series of vignettes set to different songs including "Girls, Girls, Girls"; a "Granny Show Jumping" competition; Chow Mein offering a holiday package; and for the close, Benny performing "At the Streaker's Ball". Written by W.B.

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23 March 1977 (UK)  »

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Spoofs Starsky and Hutch (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

When the Saints Go Marching In
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Traditional
Performed by Eddie Buchanan
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