The BEST episodes directed by Martin Shardlow

Raz Soap Powder
1 votes

#1 - Raz Soap Powder

Alas Smith and Jones - Season 1 - Episode 3

Guest stars Tony Robinson and Brenda Blethyn. This is your only chance to discover what the Pope really gets up to at home, how the French Resistance resisted and the secret of Roger Moore's success.

Dr. Jekyll
1 votes

#2 - Dr. Jekyll

Alas Smith and Jones - Season 1 - Episode 4

Witness Margaret Thatcher 's finest hour, sample the exciting qualities of real ale and spend a day with the Great Gobbo in this week's tasteful programme.

George Smiley, British Spy
1 votes

#3 - George Smiley, British Spy

Alas Smith and Jones - Season 1 - Episode 5

Join the police on a night siege and probe the soft underbelly of the pop world. Yes, it's another exciting episode in the Smith and Jones 'Guide to Life'. This week: how to become a barbed-wire consultant and solve the enigma of correlation.

2 votes

#4 - SDP

Alas Smith and Jones - Season 1 - Episode 6

The last of six programmes starring Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones, with Andrew Francis, Tony Robinson, Brenda Blethyn, Annabel Leventon, Annette Lynton and Hugh Burden. Alas the last Alas... but beware these scholars of history, literature and contemporary comment may well return to enlighten you. Tonight's dissertation is on the Spanish Civil War. Ole.

The Russians Are Coming
284 votes

#5 - The Russians Are Coming

Only Fools and Horses - Season 1 - Episode 6

The threat of nuclear war looms over Peckham. What will become of the Nag's Head if the Russians attack? One things guaranteed: the Trotters will be sitting pretty in their DIY shelter...

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The Second Time Around
383 votes

#6 - The Second Time Around

Only Fools and Horses - Season 1 - Episode 4

Del's rekindled passion with old flame Pauline and it looks like wedding bells are in the air again. Rodney's not so thrilled after what happened to her first two husbands...

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A Slow Bus to Chingford
328 votes

#7 - A Slow Bus to Chingford

Only Fools and Horses - Season 1 - Episode 5

Del has a dream: The Trotter corporate skyscraper, rising majestically against the Peckham skyline. It's time for the latest moneymaking scam, Trotter's Ethnic Tours. But, why are there no takers?

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Cash and Curry
395 votes

#8 - Cash and Curry

Only Fools and Horses - Season 1 - Episode 3

Del's swooping in on the deal of a lifetime - it could keep them in Pilau rice forever. All he has to do is get hold of a poxy statue. Trouble is, he hasn't reckoned on a touch of gang warfare.

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Big Brother
617 votes

#9 - Big Brother

Only Fools and Horses - Season 1 - Episode 1

After flogging one-legged turkeys from the back of a three-wheeled van, Del's confident at last he's onto a winner with Trigger's consignment of Old English vinyl briefcases. How can his brother Rodney even think of abandoning the high-flying world of trading for a real job?

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Go West Young Man
445 votes

#10 - Go West Young Man

Only Fools and Horses - Season 1 - Episode 2

Rodney's depressed. His mate Mickey Pearce has moved in on his bird - Monica of the fat thighs - and life isn't exactly a social whirl. Del has the solution - they'll all be millionaires in a year! Cue his smooth friend Boycie and a very dodgy deal....

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The Archbishop
907 votes

#11 - The Archbishop

Blackadder - Season 1 - Episode 3

Edmund is appointed to the post of Archbishop of Canterbury after the king has the last one killed.

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The Foretelling
1381 votes

#12 - The Foretelling

Blackadder - Season 1 - Episode 1

After arriving late for the Battle of Bosworth Field, Edmund kills King Richard III (whom he thinks is stealing his horse) and secures the crown for his father.

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Born to Be King
962 votes

#13 - Born to Be King

Blackadder - Season 1 - Episode 2

With his father away at the Crusades, Edmund comes up with a plan to prove his brother is illegitimate, thus making him Prince Regent.

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2 votes

#14 - Desert

Alas Smith and Jones - Season 1 - Episode 2

With Ken Morley, Hugh Thomas and Geoff Capes. The 'right to know' team look into orange juice cartons and discover divorce, pornography, bran and two donkeys.

The Black Seal
678 votes

#15 - The Black Seal

Blackadder - Season 1 - Episode 6

After the King takes away Edmund's title of Duke, he recruits the 6 most evil men in the land to take the crown by force.

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The Queen of Spain's Beard
842 votes

#16 - The Queen of Spain's Beard

Blackadder - Season 1 - Episode 4

The King decides that Edmund should marry a Spanish Princess, who Edmund finds unattractive, in order to secure a treaty between Spain and England which will allow an invasion of France.

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Witchsmeller Pursuivant
904 votes

#17 - Witchsmeller Pursuivant

Blackadder - Season 1 - Episode 5

Percy and Baldrick are to be burned at the stake with Edmund, when he is accused of being a witch.

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Bronstein - Police Chiropodist
4 votes

#18 - Bronstein - Police Chiropodist

Alas Smith and Jones - Season 1 - Episode 1

The first of six programmes starring Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones with Annabel Leventon, Annette Lynton, Shane Rimmer. Andrew Francis, Raymond Mason and a special guest appearance by Nicholas Ball. A hard-hitting exposé of sperm banks, Samurai accountants and chiropody, all done with impeccable taste and integrity.