The Two Ronnies Season 8
S08 E01Nov 1, 1980
Episode 1 Nov 1, 1980 Sketches include an episode of Mastermind where the contestant answers the question before last, there is a public service message by the local policeman, we get a simple explanation of why we're living longer, there is the first part of "The Worm that Turned", we get a simple explanation how doctor shopping can help, finishing other people's sentences in the local, Ronnie decides to change his approach and tells us a new joke, and the musical finale is Broadway Malady. The musical guest is Elkie Brooks.
S08 E02Nov 8, 1980
Episode 2 Nov 8, 1980 Sketches include waiting for an audition for a musical, there is a spokesman on saving energy, what happens when your ears are improved, ordering tea at the roadside vendor, there is part two of "The Worm that Turned", a confusing conversation in the pub, what happens when you copy somebody else, Ronnie starts his story with a red nose, and the musical finale is down at the hunt.
S08 E03Nov 15, 1980
Episode 3 Nov 15, 1980 Sketches include visiting the Arnold Murray School of Dancing, we hear from a spokesman from the Ministry of Poetry, how men can describe a bra's size, there is the next episode of "The Worm that Turned", what happens when you put a swear box in the local, manners at the bank, Ronnie tells us how the BBC DG is unhappy with the quality of his jokes, a house visit by the doctor, the final musical comes from the sultan's harem. The musical guest is Elkie Brooks.
S08 E04Nov 22, 1980
Episode 4 Nov 22, 1980 Sketches include greeting card rhymes gone wrong, there is a spokesman from the Royal Society for Mispronunciation, there is the next part of "The Worm that Turned", be careful what you wish for, we visit the participants at The Inventors' Convention, Ronnie bought this week's joke at a jumble sale, and in the musical finale we don the lederhosen and head to Bavaria for the Oktoberfest. The musical guest is Barbara Dickson.
S08 E05Nov 29, 1980
Episode 5 Nov 29, 1980 Sketches include a shopping list with bad hand-writing at the local shop, an announcement from the Minnistry of Intelligense, the disadvantage of having one eye, there is the fifth part of "The Worm that Turned", some pub philosophy now that Britain is in the European Community, Ronnie reads his personal file that the BBC has on him, and the musical finale is by the Rochdale Ringers. The musical guest is Elkie Brooks.
S08 E06Dec 6, 1980
Episode 6 Dec 6, 1980 Sketches include a robbery where nothing works, there is a talk about money and what to do if you can't get enough of it, grounds for divorce, there is the next part of "The Worm that Turned", being honest at a party, Ronnie tells us things are tense on the home front, and the musical finale is by the Beefeaters at the Tower of London. The musical guest is Barbara Dickson.
S08 E07Dec 13, 1980
Episode 7 Dec 13, 1980 Sketches include the sweet shop where nothing is too much trouble, commentating whilst waiting for an orchestral performance in the Princess Charlotte Hall in Eckham, if you're dizzy in the morning, there is the penultimate part of "The Worm that Turned", a party where an Englishman learns something about the Scottish clans, Ronnie starts with a message for the dogs watching and finishes with a golf story, and the musical finale has a Star Wars theme. The musical guest is Elkie Brooks.
S08 E08Dec 26, 1980
The Two Ronnies Christmas Special Dec 26, 1980 Sketches include doing crossword puzzles on a train journey, making yourself understood on the telephone, getting a wisdom tooth out, the unfaithful wife, there is the final part of "The Worm that Turned", how real is real-life drama on TV, Ronnie explains how he could have gone into the movies despite his small stature, a man applies for the job as a station announcer, and in the musical finale we head to Aristottles Circus. The musical guest is Barbara Dickson.