Type
N/A
Premiered
Nov. 19, 1969
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
UK
Network
ITV TV Network
Genre

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The Benny Hill Show (UK)

A sketch-comedy series in which Hill would often play multiple characters and satirize popular British and American performers and stars. Common themes in the show were the husband-beating wife, buxom women, and silent, high-speed chase scenes between Hill and the other characters.

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19x03 Show 58 Aired: May. 01, 1989

Hill's Angels perform television title sequences from ""The Bill"" to ""Tales of the Unexpected"", Hill goes fishing with the Little Angels and …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 19 seasons and 59 episodes air between 1969 and 1989.

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  • Though ratings were still good, the show was axed by Thames in 1989 due to a backlash against the show and its ribald content. There was talk of doing a new Benny Hill show until Hill's death…
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    Though ratings were still good, the show was axed by Thames in 1989 due to a backlash against the show and its ribald content. There was talk of doing a new Benny Hill show until Hill's death in 1992.
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  • In late 1970, ITV's colour technicians went on strike, causing all ITV shows made during this period (including this one) to be videotaped in black-and-white. The strike wasn't resolved until…
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    In late 1970, ITV's colour technicians went on strike, causing all ITV shows made during this period (including this one) to be videotaped in black-and-white. The strike wasn't resolved until spring of 1971, causing three episodes to be made in this fashion. These episodes have not been shown in England since the 1970s and have never been shown in America. They have resurfaced in Australian syndication, however.
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  • Though the show went through seven producer/directors over its 20-year run (six in the first nine years alone), it has been widely acknowledged that Benny Hill, in addition to being the star…
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    Though the show went through seven producer/directors over its 20-year run (six in the first nine years alone), it has been widely acknowledged that Benny Hill, in addition to being the star and writer, acted as an unofficial director of the program, although he was never credited as such.
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