The Weekenders. Image shows from L to R: Bob (Bob Mortimer), Jim (Vic Reeves). Copyright: Granada Productions.

The Weekenders

The Weekenders

Surreal sitcom pilot starring Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer as two friends who are in search of a quality sausage

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1992
Channel
Channel 4
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer, Simon Day, Brendan O'Sullivan, Wilfred Harrison, Russell Dennett, Paul Whitehouse, Phil Oakey and others
Writers
Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer
Director
Sandy Johnson
Producer
Mark Robson

Friends Jim and Bob decide to take a bus to a meat festival to find a top quality sausage. However, after careful deliberation over their pork purchase they discover that this particular banger is also wanted by a group of invading aliens who want to feed it to their monstrous queen. Can a deal be struck before the police catch up with the group?

Production Details

Part of

Bunch Of Five

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 17th June 1992 on Channel 4 at 10:30pm
Episode length
30 minutes
Last repeat
Saturday 18th August 2012 at 12:20am on 4seven

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