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 5 (1996)

5x01 5 5x01 Inside the Asylum
Sally returns from a mental hospital. Helen is carjacked. Henry is offered a job at the BBC.
Oct. 01, 1996
5x02 5 5x02 The Godless Society
A bishop loses his faith just before he is to be on a live GLN interview.
Oct. 08, 1996
5x03 5 5x03 The Bird of Doom
Gus hires a new security firm. Joy applies for a job at the BBC.
Oct. 15, 1996
5x04 5 5x04 What are Friends For?
Joy's friend comes to work at the office but unwittingly lets slip some of their secrets from while they were growing up. Damien interviews John Major and has trouble staying awake. ...
Oct. 22, 1996
5x05 5 5x05 The Path of True Love
Helen holds a dinner party to introduce her lesbian friend to the rest of the office but Damien tries to break them up. Gus finally dates the woman he has been chatting to on the internet ...
Oct. 29, 1996
5x06 5 5x06 Charnley in Love
Sally does an old age pensioners advert, but it backfires on her. Dave is beginning to have second thoughts about getting engaged, then he finds out that his fiance is dumping him. ...
Nov. 05, 1996
5x07 5 5x07 George's Car
George buys Henry's old Jaguar and immediately has to spend 2000 pounds on a new gearbox. Sally is thinking about cosmetic surgery and Dave might break the habit of a lifetime and propose ...
Nov. 12, 1996
5x08 5 5x08 Henry's Diary
Henry's newspaper column is causing problems among the office staff. Gus is trying to sell tickets to Sir Roysten's benefit and he gets Joy to become a waitress for the evening.
Nov. 19, 1996
5x09 5 5x09 Dave and Diana
Gus brings in a psychologist to interview the staff. Henry and Damien think that Dave is dating Princess Diana but have a surprise in store. George brings in his home made wine.
Nov. 26, 1996
5x10 5 5x10 Luck
Damien ends up in the hospital with a broken leg after being pushed down stairs by Liam Gallagher. Sally acts in a pantomime with Rosemarie Ford. Dave clears his debts with a bet on ...
Dec. 03, 1996
5x11 5 5x11 The Graveyard Shift
Most of the staff end up back at the office on the graveyard shift. Dave and Helen see the report on the drug tests that Gus has taken showing George with traces of ecstasy. Joy brings ...
Dec. 10, 1996
5x12 5 5x12 Sex 'n Death
Henry finds out that he is dying so goes on a bender to end all benders but there is a surprise in store. Gus is having sex nightmares about Joy so he asks Dave for advice but the ...
Dec. 17, 1996
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