A Bit of Fry And Laurie – tape 1286

Here’s the third series of A Bit of Fry and Laurie. In which Hugh serenades Nicholas Parsons with an Elvis song.

Hugh Laurie serenades Nicholas Parsons

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.

Fry, laurie & McGivern

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.

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.

Not Jeremy Clarkson

Fry & Laurie & Jo Unwin do Countdown

Fry & Laurie do Countdown

One of the better sketches of the series, Neddy and Jack.

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

Ooh Gary Davies

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.

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