Aug. 09, 1990
30 min.
Channel 4 TV Network

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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 4 (1994)

4x01 4 4x01 The Undiscovered Country
After going to the funeral of a colleague, Gus becomes very upset at the thought of death. Dave and Henry go on a bender. Damien is banned from driving. Sally goes to the opera.
Sep. 29, 1994
4x02 4 4x02 Quality Time
Helen meets her daughter's new teacher. Damien and Henry bet Dave that he can't date Joy so he trains with her in preparation for her appearance on Gladiators. Gus is still in the hospital ...
Oct. 06, 1994
4x03 4 4x03 The Day of the Mum
Gus is back from the hospital and delegates more responsibility to Helen. Damien's mother shows up and is still criticizing him. Helen sorts out a problem of expenses between Henry ...
Oct. 13, 1994
4x04 4 4x04 Births and Deaths
Damien gets a death threat from the drug barons he featured in one of his reports so Gus gets him a bodyguard. Is Sally pregnant? Someone claiming to be Henry's son shows up.
Oct. 20, 1994
4x05 4 4x05 Helen's Parents
Helen asks Dave to be her boyfriend at a dinner party she is holding for her parents so she doesn't have to tell them that she is gay. Sally turns out to be pregnant. George thinks ...
Oct. 27, 1994
4x06 4 4x06 Sally in TV Times
Anna is marrying George but she has an alternative motive. Sally is being interviewed by the TV Times. Joy propositions the photographer. Sally loses her baby.
Nov. 03, 1994
4x07 4 4x07 Crime Time
Gus proposes a new crime program fronted by Sally and Damien but is unhappy with the director so he shoots the program himself. George still wants to marry Anna so Dave finds a way ...
Nov. 10, 1994
4x08 4 4x08 No More Mr Nice Guy
George sends Sally and Henry out to Acapulco for an international conference after shedding his wimpish image.
Nov. 17, 1994
4x09 4 4x09 Henry's Autobiography
George is scared stiff that he will be interviewed by Jeremy Paxman on BBC TV. Henry tries to date the new girl reporter who has just joined the team but she turns him down. Damien ...
Nov. 24, 1994
4x10 4 4x10 The Strike
Most of the staff are out on strike because of job cuts but Gus, Sally, George and Damien are still working so Gus brings in Russian back room staff to cover. Dave plays poker with ...
Dec. 01, 1994
4x11 4 4x11 The Wedding
Dave organizes a stag night for a member of the staff but it is Gus who is stripped naked at the end of the evening. Henry's house is occupied by the builders so he has to stay with ...
Dec. 08, 1994
4x12 4 4x12 Damien and the Weather Girl
A new weather girl joins the show and Dave ends up dating her, but he discovers that it is too dangerous to keep on seeing her so Damien tries his luck. Henry is to be featured on ...
Dec. 15, 1994
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