Drop the Dead Donkey Season 5
S05 E01Oct 1, 1996
Inside the Asylum Oct 1, 1996 Sally returns from a mental hospital. Helen is carjacked. Henry is offered a job at the BBC.
S05 E02Oct 8, 1996
The Godless Society Oct 8, 1996 Gus is eager to impress a Japanese delegation of potential financiers while the newsroom are introduced to a novel concept - religious belief - except for George, who's lost all faith in public transport.
S05 E03Oct 15, 1996
The Bird of Doom Oct 15, 1996 Gus hires a new security firm. Joy applies for a job at the BBC.
S05 E04Oct 22, 1996
What are Friends For Oct 22, 1996 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. Gus chats to a girl over the internet but before asking her out he wants to practice on Sally but she gets the wrong idea.
S05 E05Oct 29, 1996
The Path of True Love Oct 29, 1996 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 but he wants to use Dave's chat up lines. Sally does a radio advert.
S05 E06Nov 5, 1996
Charnley in Love Nov 5, 1996 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. One of Gus's old girl friends, who now works for Sir Roysten, comes to give Globelink the once over. Damien is the first subject on a new reality TV show. Damien interviews M.P.s Anne Coates and Tony Banks.
S05 E07Nov 12, 1996
George's Car Nov 12, 1996 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 marriage to his girlfriend.
S05 E08Nov 19, 1996
Henry's Diary Nov 19, 1996 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.
S05 E09Nov 26, 1996
Dave and Diana Nov 26, 1996 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.
S05 E10Dec 3, 1996
Luck Dec 3, 1996 Damien ends up in 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 the football.
S05 E11Dec 10, 1996
The Graveyard Shift Dec 10, 1996 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 her brother who has been sleeping rough back to the office and he beats Gus's record score on a video game.
S05 E12Dec 17, 1996
Sex 'n Death Dec 17, 1996 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 nightmares continue with someone else.