Clone. Image shows from L to R: Dr. Victor Blenkinsop (Jonathan Pryce), Clone (Stuart McLoughlin). Copyright: Roughcut Television.

Clone

BBC Three sitcom about a failed human clone project. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2008. Stars Jonathan Pryce, Stuart McLoughlin, Mark Gatiss, Fiona Glascott and Oliver Maltman.

Series 1

Clone. Image shows from L to R: Clone (Stuart McLoughlin), Colonel Black (Mark Gatiss), Ian (Oliver Maltman), Dr. Victor Blenkinsop (Jonathan Pryce). Copyright: Roughcut Television.

1. Alive

First broadcast: Monday 17th November 2008

Dr Victor Blenkinsop, a brilliant government scientist, unveils the first human clone. Intended to be a prototype super soldier, the experiment goes horribly wrong. In an attempt to redeem himself, the doctor escapes with his creation vowing to fix him before the government finds them and kills them.

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Clone. Image shows from L to R: Clone (Stuart McLoughlin), Dr. Victor Blenkinsop (Jonathan Pryce). Copyright: Roughcut Television.

2. Albert

First broadcast: Monday 24th November 2008

Victor and the clone hide out in a small village in the Lake District. Victor meets a woman named Rose who he thinks might be able to help fix the Clone. Now all he needs is a little bit of her brain. Meanwhile, the clone gets a name in an effort to blend in.

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3. The Line

First broadcast: Monday 1st December 2008

Clone learns about 'The Line' - what is and isn't appropriate to say in public. Meanwhile, Colonel Black steps up his efforts to find his lost assets by using Victor's lab assistant, Ian. The Colonel also starts killing various people around the world he believes may be linked to Victor and the clone.

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4. The Ian Cam

First broadcast: Monday 8th December 2008

Clone learns about money and all the things you can buy with it. Victor, meanwhile, tries to convince Rose she has early onset Alzheimer's in an attempt to get a map of her brain that will help fix Clone. And Ian discovers Colonel Black has put a camera in his eye.

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5. Dude

First broadcast: Monday 15th December 2008

Victor constructs a cortical remapping device to fix Clone based on the information he learned about Rose's brain. Victor also deals with something he learned during Rose's brain scan - she seems to be in love with him. Meanwhile, Clone learns about the concept of being 'cool'.

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6. The Librarian

First broadcast: Monday 22nd December 2008

A mysterious American arrives in the village and shows an unhealthy interest in Victor and Clone. Victor gets closer to his goal of fixing Clone, while Colonel Black gets closer to figuring out where the men are hiding. By the end of this episode, everything viewers think they know about the characters is turned on its head...

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