Hi-De-Hi!. Image shows from L to R: Gladys Pugh (Ruth Madoc), Jeffrey Fairbrother (Simon Cadell), Ted Bovis (Paul Shane), Spike Dixon (Jeffrey Holland). Copyright: BBC.

Hi-De-Hi!

BBC One sitcom about the staff at a holiday camp. 58 episodes (pilot + 8 series), 1980 - 1988. Stars Simon Cadell, David Griffin, Penny Irving, Richard Cottan and others.

Series 6, Episode 5 is repeated on Gold on Monday at 9:20am.

Series 3

1. Nice People With Nice Manners

First broadcast: Sunday 31st October 1982

The ballroom dancers decide to give a party. They invite only those members of the staff that they consider socially acceptable - which leaves out Ted.

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2. Carnival Time

First broadcast: Sunday 7th November 1982

Joe Maplin insists that the staff take part in the Town Carnival by putting in a float. Spike is given the job of producing the tableau.

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3. A Matter Of Conscience

First broadcast: Sunday 14th November 1982

The local Council decides to build a hospital next to Maplin's Holiday Camp. Joe Maplin instructs his staff to thwart their plan by making as much noise as possible.

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4. The Pay-Off

First broadcast: Sunday 21st November 1982

The local Council are determined to build a hospital next to Maplin's Holiday Camp. Joe Maplin sends a shoebox full of money to Jeffrey with instructions that he is to bribe the four councillors.

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5. Trouble And Strife

First broadcast: Sunday 28th November 1982

Ted Bovis's ex-wife turns up at the camp demanding the arrears of her maintenance. She has in tow a bailiff who presents Ted with a writ. Failure to pay could result in prison, so Ted is forced to resort to all the fiddles he can remember in order to raise the money.

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6. Stripes

First broadcast: Sunday 5th December 1982

After a secret visit to the holiday camp Joe Maplin decides that Gladys should be put in charge of the Yellowcoats.

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7. Co-respondent's Course

First broadcast: Sunday 12th December 1982

Jeffrey Fairbrother's wife sends her new boyfriend to Jeffrey to ask for a divorce. Since the professor is unwilling to co-operate, they start to dig for evidence.

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8. It's A Blue World

First broadcast: Sunday 19th December 1982

Ted Bovis is offered the chance to hire an artistic but explicit film to show to the male adult campers.

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Christmas Special: Eruptions

First broadcast: Sunday 26th December 1982

Joe Maplin installs a model volcano in the ballroom which erupts during Ted's act. He is not prepared to tolerate such interruptions, so at dead of night he leads an expedition to sabotage it.

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9. The Society Entertainer

First broadcast: Sunday 2nd January 1983

Jeffrey Fairbrother decides that a change of voice would be a good idea on Radio Maplin. In the meantime Spike meets his femme fatale which results in a dramatic change in his outlook. Ted has other ideas!

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10. Sing You Sinners

First broadcast: Sunday 9th January 1983

Owing to the departure of the local vicar, Jeffrey finds himself conducting the Sunday half-hour. Needless to say, he makes a hash of it...

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11. Maplin Intercontinental

First broadcast: Sunday 16th January 1983

The annual Best Yellowcoat Competition has a very special prize this year: the winner will go to Maplin's new Holiday Camp in the Bahamas.

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12. All Change

First broadcast: Sunday 23rd January 1983

Joe Maplin appoints a supervisor of all Yellowcoats, who requires a chalet to herself - which throws the accommodation situation into chaos. She also takes an immediate dislike to Gladys and demotes her.

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