Two Of A Kind. Image shows from L to R: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise. Copyright: Associated Television.

Two Of A Kind

ITV sketch show / stand-up starring Morecambe and Wise. 26 episodes (2 series), 1962 - 1963. Stars Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise.

Series 1

Two Of A Kind. Image shows from L to R: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise. Copyright: Associated Television.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Saturday 30th June 1962

Eric and Ernie spar in a boxing match and take part in cossack dancing and folk singing. Featuring The Kaye Sisters, and Terry Lightfoot and his New Orleans Jazzmen.

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Two Of A Kind. Image shows from L to R: Ernie Wise, Eric Morecambe. Copyright: Associated Television.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Saturday 7th July 1962

Routines include their own version of The Flintstones, a football-match sketch and an item in which they try to cope with Morecambe's fear of flying. Featuring Kenny Ball's Jazzmen and The Beverley Sisters.

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Two Of A Kind. Image shows from L to R: Joycelyn Chinery, Hazel Chinery, Babette Chinery. Copyright: Associated Television.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Saturday 14th July 1962

The duo perform an unusual version of the song 'Granada' and cause havoc while playing as game of snooker. Featuring Alex Welsh and His Band, plus The Beverley Sisters.

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Two Of A Kind. Image shows from L to R: Ernie Wise, Eric Morecambe. Copyright: Associated Television.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Saturday 21st July 1962

Including Eric and Ernie causing a commotion in a Chinese restaurant and giving their very own version of "Julius Caesar". Also featuring Acker Bilk's Paramount Jazz Band and The Beverley Sisters.

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Two Of A Kind. Susan Maughan. Copyright: Associated Television.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Saturday 28th July 1962

Eric and Ernie spoof Take Your Pick, and Eric attempts a one-man Black & White Minstrel Show. Featuring The Mike Cotton Jazzmen and Susan Maughan.

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Two Of A Kind. Image shows from L to R: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise. Copyright: Associated Television.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Saturday 4th August 1962

Eric and Ernie rope in good friends Sid and Dick to help meet women. Also featuring musical performances from Chris Barber's Jazzband with Ottilie Patterson, and The Beverley Sisters.

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Two Of A Kind. Image shows from L to R: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise. Copyright: Associated Television.

7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Saturday 11th August 1962

Ernie attempts to teach Eric how to do the twist, and the duo attempt a contemporary performance of the death scene from Cleopatra. Plus The Clyde Valley Stompers and The Beverley Sisters.

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Two Of A Kind. Image shows from L to R: Sid (Sid Green), Dick (Dick Hills), Ernie Wise, Eric Morecambe. Copyright: Associated Television.

8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Saturday 18th August 1962

Eric moves into the silent movie business, but Ernie misunderstands the idea of caption cards. There's also music from Eric Delaney and his band, and Teddy Johnson and Pearl Carr.

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Two Of A Kind. Image shows from L to R: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise. Copyright: Associated Television.

9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Saturday 25th August 1962

Eric attempts a duet with a lady in New York thanks to the Telstar satellite, and tries to teach Ernie about movie fighting. They are joined by George Chisholm's Jazzers, and Teddy Johnson and Pearl Carr.

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Two Of A Kind. Image shows from L to R: Eric Morecambe, Humphrey Lyttelton, Ernie Wise. Copyright: Associated Television.

10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Saturday 1st September 1962

After introducing Ernie to his special pair of glasses for face-washing, Eric joins in a card game - if only he knew the rules! Music is provided by Humphrey Lyttelton and his band, plus Lita Roza.

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Two Of A Kind. Image shows from L to R: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise. Copyright: Associated Television.

11. Episode Eleven

First broadcast: Saturday 8th September 1962

Eric introduces Ernie to a plant he's been growing for the past 8 years, and draws the short straw during party games at his own flat. There's also music from Alex Welsh and his band, plus Janie Marden.

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Two Of A Kind. Eric Morecambe. Copyright: Associated Television.

12. Episode Twelve

First broadcast: Saturday 15th September 1962

After being sent on a talent search, which he misunderstands quite awkwardly, Eric gets a little wet during a musical interlude. Plus performances by The Mike Cotton Jazzmen and Teddy Johnson and Pearl Carr.

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Two Of A Kind. Image shows from L to R: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Pearl Carr, Teddy Johnson. Copyright: Associated Television.

13. Episode Thirteen

First broadcast: Saturday 22nd September 1962

Eric struggles to play the best roles in a courtroom drama sketch. With Jack Parnell and his Debonaires, plus Teddy Johnson and Pearl Carr.

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