Monkey Trousers. Image shows from L to R: Ted (Alex Lowe), Patsy Palmer, Constance (Ronni Ancona), Stanley (Alistair McGowan). Copyright: Pett Productions / Baby Cow Productions.

Monkey Trousers

ITV sketch show. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2005. Stars Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer, Steve Coogan, John Thomson, Mark Benton, Tim Healy, Alistair McGowan and others.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 20th May 2005

We meet Alasdair, the Croc Botherer, Roy of Roy's Toys and other characters in this opening episode.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 27th May 2005

Monkey Trousers mesmerises Star Search judges Louis Walsh and Foxy with his nonverbal Tourettism, and we're introduced to the marvel that is Bullwinkle face cream.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 3rd June 2005

It seems like Whippet might take off from the Geordie Space Centre, until Brian's wife turns up.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 10th June 2005

The can't-be-God-bothered vicar has a tickle in his anus and the heroically loud cops argue over who could pull Copeland, a lucky female colleague.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 17th June 2005

Jimmy Savile destroys nosey Honker's only chance of happiness and Roy of Roy's Toys attempts unsuccessfully to flog a Harry Potter related Lego set.

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6. Episode Six

Never broadcast

The Whippet craft remains grounded at the Geordie Space Centre because Kev has taken his niece on board and we finally learn how Alasdair the no-nothing estate agent manages to keep his job at Woodmans Estates.

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