Type
Scripted
Premiered
Aug. 09, 1990
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
UK
Network
Channel 4 TV Network
Genre

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Drop the Dead Donkey (UK)

This situation, satirical comedy, set in the offices of "Globelink News", a fictional TV news company. Recorded close to transmission, it used current news events as a means of giving the programme a greater sense of realism.

Drop the Dead Donkey (UK) Season 2 (1991)

2x01 2 2x01 The Gulf Report
The book on Globelink News' coverage of the Gulf War is about to be published and George is to be interviewed on TV about it. Sally goes on children's TV and gets dunked in the gunge ...
Sep. 26, 1991
2x02 2 2x02 The Trevorman Cometh
Gus brings in an office efficiency expert to help with the job cuts he has in mind. Henry's legs are paralyzed due to stress brought about by his experiences in the Korean war. To ...
Oct. 03, 1991
2x03 2 2x03 Henry and Dido
Sally brings her dog Dido into the office. Henry dates a young actress. Dave, trying to find out how she feels about Henry, ends up sleeping with her, but when Henry finds out, he ...
Oct. 10, 1991
2x04 2 2x04 Baseball
The staff are drafted into Gus's baseball team, just because he wants to get revenge on his older brother Julian. Meanwhile, the staff also use a photocopier repairman to see which ...
Oct. 17, 1991
2x05 2 2x05 The Drunken Cabinet Minister
Sally complains to George that she is getting all the depressing stories. A Government Minister shows up for Henry's interview dead drunk. Damien tries to do his report from the streets ...
Oct. 24, 1991
2x06 2 2x06 Alex and the Intrepreter
While George is on holiday Alex runs the office and gets involved with a Russian and his interpreter, who are here to see how the station is run. The Russian proposes, Alex turns ...
Oct. 31, 1991
2x07 2 2x07 Hoax
Henry spends the whole episode trying to solve the last clue in the times crossword, when the answer comes from a surprising source. Sally's mother dies and after the cremation she ...
Nov. 07, 1991
2x08 2 2x08 Don't Mention the Arabs
Sally has found religion. Henry is writing an obituary of a fellow journalist, who is seriously ill. George is under pressure to shelve Henry's documentary on human rights.
Nov. 14, 1991
2x09 2 2x09 Damian Down and Out
While Damien lives on the streets to get to the bottom of a big story, Dave uses his credit cards. George's marriage is on the rocks.
Nov. 21, 1991
2x10 2 2x10 The Evangelist
The Reverend Earl Johnson wants Globelink to cover his shows, but Alex says no. Sally comes to her senses when Earl makes a pass at her. Damien reads the tarot cards, George becomes ...
Nov. 28, 1991
2x11 2 2x11 George's Daughter
On the day George has to bring his delinquent daughter to work a television company makes a documentary about the newsroom for 'Hidden Eye'. Damien's good relations with the police ...
Dec. 05, 1991
2x12 2 2x12 Dave's Day
Dave goes to a counselor to cure his gambling. Gus gives Dave a very important video tape to take to Sir Roysten, but during the trip the taxi is involved in a accident, and the tape ...
Dec. 12, 1991
2x13 2 2x13 The Christmas Party
During the Christmas party things start to get out of hand, and Dave finally sleeps with Alex, who regrets it in the morning. George gets drunk, falls asleep and wakes up at Oxford ...
Dec. 19, 1991
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