Oct. 2006
30 min.
BBC TWO TV Network

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Lead Balloon (UK)

Jack Dee stars as Rick Spleen, a successful but disillusioned and world-weary stand-up comedian and writer who spends too much time hosting corporate events.

Lead Balloon (UK) Season 3 (2008)

3x01 3 3x01 Gas
- Rick is worried when Mel decides to ask Magda to move in with them whilst she has her boiler fixed that she will end up staying for good. Rick finds something out about that ...
Nov. 13, 2008
3x02 3 3x02 Panda
- Rick's real name is revealed after he takes part in a programme that looks at celebrities pasts. Things get worse for Rick after his family's past is revealed.
Nov. 20, 2008
3x03 3 3x03 Fax
- When Rick appears on a radio panel show he manages to get the lowest score in the show's history. When he is unable to use his e-mail he tries to find somebody with a fax machine ...
Nov. 27, 2008
3x04 3 3x04 Karma
- Following a close to death experience Rick becomes a changed man. He decides to be come much more positive and only see the good traits in other people.
Dec. 04, 2008
3x05 3 3x05 Spikey
- Rick doesn't want to go the threatre with Mel after they have been invited by one her clients when he discovers the play has been written by one of his ex stand up partners. The ...
Dec. 11, 2008
3x06 3 3x06 Mistake
- Mel has to work from home whilst her office is redecorated. Rick and Marty find themselves stuck having to work in the kitchen. The problem is though Ben and Sam want to ...
Dec. 18, 2008
3x07 3 TV Special: Nuts
- Rick decides to accept a part in a local pantomime production.
Dec. 23, 2008
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