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The Comic Strip Presents...

Channel 4 and BBC Two and Gold comedy drama series of satires. 41 episodes (pilot + 5 series), 1982 - 2016. Stars Adrian Edmondson, Rik Mayall, Nigel Planer, Peter Richardson and others.

Series 5, Episode 1 - Detectives On The Edge Of A Nervous Breakdown

In a sequel to feature film spin-off The Bullshitters, Bonehead and Foyle are called in to solve a 70s-style murder. Unfortunately, so are 70s detectives Shouting George of The Weeney and Jason Bentley of Department Z, and 90s Northern detective Dave Spanker.


A Comic Strip Production.

Broadcast details

Thursday 22nd April 1993
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Keith Allen Bonehead
Keith Allen Gourmet Detective
Peter Richardson Foyle
Peter Richardson Jason Bentley
Jim Broadbent George
Phil Cornwell Dave Spanker
Jim Carter Commander
Gary Beadle Ronnie
John Forgeham Sergeant
Sara Stockbridge Sonia
Virginia Fiol Mandy
Michael White TV Executive
Mark Caven TV Producer
George Yiasoumi Writer
Doon Mackichan Journalist
Emma Bernard Journalist
Jimmy Fagg East End Drinker
Jimmy Fagg Landlord
Writing team
Peter Richardson Writer
Keith Allen Writer
Production team
Peter Richardson Director
Keith Allen Director
Howie Nicol Director
Lolli Kimpton Producer
Michael White Executive Producer

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