Series 1, Episode 4 - Nelson The Stroke Virgin
Afghan hound Destiny enjoys a taste of life in the limelight after being awarded Animal of Courage 2010.
However, there is tension in the yard as Marion is the true hero, but Destiny, dazzled by the attention, refuses to come clean. Everything soon backfires though and she is forced to redeem herself.
Meanwhile, urban fox Nelson is on a mission to experience being stroked by a human. However, when he finds himself trapped in the local petting zoo, the experience is less than enjoyable and he resorts to calling on Destiny to save him.
Pigeon Kali develops a crush on a crow only to discover the buff new boy in town is, in fact, a girl who soon develops a crush on Kali, leaving her momentarily questioning her sexuality.
Some sources give this episode the unofficial title Never Been Stroked.
- Tuesday 13th July 2010
- BBC Three
- 30 minutes
- Wednesday 14th July 2010 at 12:45am on BBC3
- Thursday 15th July 2010 at 12:30am on BBC3
- Saturday 17th July 2010 at 12:45am on BBC3
- Sunday 18th July 2010 at 11:15pm on BBC3
- Thursday 23rd December 2010 at 12:05am on BBC3
- Saturday 23rd July 2011 at 1:15am on BBC3
- Saturday 23rd July 2011 at 3:40am on BBC3
- Sunday 30th October 2011 at 2:50am on BBC3
- Friday 3rd May 2013 at 11:20pm on Dave
- Monday 21st April 2014 at 2:50am on Dave
- Friday 4th July 2014 at 3:30am on Dave
- Wednesday 24th September 2014 at 2:45am on Dave
- Sunday 21st December 2014 at 2:15am on Dave
- Saturday 17th January 2015 at 3:15am on Dave
- Saturday 5th March 2016 at 3:00am on BBC3
Cast & crew
|Rufus Jones||Nelson (Voice)|
|Lucy Montgomery||Destiny (Voice)|
|Katy Brand||Kali (Voice)|
|Paul Kaye||Vince (Voice)|
|Tony Way||Gary (Destiny's Owner)|
|Lewis Macleod||Ensemble (Various Roles) (Voice)|
|Malcolm Rogers||Old Man|
|Dan Skinner (as Renton Skinner)||Reporter|
|Ruth Bratt||Cassandra (Voice)|
|Paul Doolan||Writer (Additional Material)|
|Dan Tetsell||Writer (Additional Material)|
|Danielle Ward||Writer (Additional Material)|
|Paul Mayhew-Archer||Script Editor|
|Mark Freeland||Exec Producer|
|Simon Rogers||Production Designer|
A song about lesbians. Warning: this clip is not suitable for young viewers or those easily offended.
Destiny is up for an "Animal of Courage" award.
A young boy is drowning and it is up to Destiny to save him, but she has a Magnum Classic to finish.
Nelson spends the night in a petting zoo after being desperate to be stroked. However, during the night he finds an unwanted visitor in his pen, in the form of Clive Anderson.