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 3 (1993)

3x01 3 3x01 In Place of Alex
After Alex leaves, Gus and George start to look for a replacement. When just two people (Peregrine and Helen) are left in the hunt, Dave and Henry come up with a plan to get Gus to ...
Jan. 07, 1993
3x02 3 3x02 Sally's Accountant
Henry has money troubles so he gets Sally's accountant to help him out, but the accountant skips town with all his money. Henry interviews real life M.P.s Teddy Taylor and Ken Li ...
Jan. 14, 1993
3x03 3 3x03 Henry's Lost Love
Dave finally wins big on the horses, but Henry goes off on a bender with the betting slip, after hearing that his ex-wife is getting married again.
Jan. 21, 1993
3x04 3 3x04 Helen'll Fix It
"Jim'll Fix It" gets Sally to agree to read the news with a little girl who has told the program that her mother has just died. Damien is following a story on prostitutes but Gus discovers ...
Jan. 28, 1993
3x05 3 3x05 Sally's Libel
A new sports reporter joins the team. He is an ex-goalkeeper who conceded an easy goal during a cup tie and never lived it down. Sally sues a newspaper and wins her case but receives ...
Feb. 04, 1993
3x06 3 3x06 Lady Merchant
Damien tries to interview a war criminal but realizes that he has got the wrong man. Gus is seduced by Sir Roysten's wife.
Feb. 11, 1993
3x07 3 3x07 The New Newsreader
A new news reader joins the staff but she is so good that Henry and Sally try to get her the sack. George tries to pluck up courage to ask Helen out but then he learns that she is a ...
Feb. 18, 1993
3x08 3 3x08 Joy
Joy is seeing a married man. After some advice from George, Joy tells his wife, he gets stabbed and Joy is a suspect. Henry and Sally argue over desk space. Dave and Damien fall ou ...
Feb. 25, 1993
3x09 3 3x09 Paintball
Gus takes the office on a war game weekend but Henry gets a black eye which forces him to drop out of a documentary that he was about to film. Damien discovers that Dave has slept ...
Mar. 04, 1993
3x10 3 3x10 George and His Daughter
Damien gets caught in South Africa when a dictator wants information on dissidents in the UK. Joy and her friend go to see the Chippendales, so Henry and Dave try to show that they ...
Mar. 11, 1993
3x11 3 3x11 Awards
The office go to an awards dinner but Joy and Sally turn up in the same dress. Gus hears a rumor that Sir Roysten is pulling out of Globelink. Henry wins a life achievement award ...
Mar. 18, 1993
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