Here’s the third series of A Bit of Fry and Laurie. In which Hugh serenades Nicholas Parsons with an Elvis song.
BBC Genome: BBC Two – 9th January 1992 – 21:00
After this episode there’s an advert for BBC Comedy videos featuring Fry and Laurie – virtually an extra sketch.
The next episode features an appearance by sketch show stalwart and Ford Prefect himself Geoffrey McGivern. I could probably fill a whole blog just from his appearances in UK comedy shows.
I had misremembered the cocktails endings being on series four, but they started here.
BBC Genome: BBC Two – 16th January 1992 – 21:00
The next episode features a Question of Sport sketch with two of the worst impersonations of Emlyn Hughes and David Coleman.
BBC Genome: BBC Two – 23rd January 1992 – 21:00
The next episode features the Red Hat of Patferrick.
BBC Genome: BBC Two – 30th January 1992 – 21:00
The next episode seems to feature a guest appearance by Jeremy Clarkson, complaining about Jane Eyre.
Fry & Laurie & Jo Unwin do Countdown
One of the better sketches of the series, Neddy and Jack.
BBC Genome: BBC Two – 6th February 1992 – 21:00
In the final episode on this tape, Ooh Gary Davies introduces The Bishop and the Warlord
BBC Genome: BBC Two – 13th February 1992 – 21:00
After this episode there’s a trailer for Moving Pictures and Silverado, then the recording finishes.