The BEST episodes of Drop The Dead Donkey
Every episode of Drop The Dead Donkey ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Drop The Dead Donkey!
Welcome to the Globelink News team, primed and ready to bring you the latest news...somehow. Under the ineffective management of Gus, the team bicker, fight, tease, gamble and mock their way through the day's news. Their professional rivalries and domestic traumas are laid bare on the floor of the newsroom. Episodes were recorded close to transmission, to make use of contemporary news events, thus giving the programme a greater sense of realism. Created by Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin, the series had an ensemble cast, making stars of Haydn Gwynne, Stephen Tompkinson and Neil Pearson.
#1 - George and His Daughter
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/11/1993
Damien gets caught in South Africa when a dictator wants information on dissidents in the UK. Joy and her friend go to see the Chippendales, so Henry and Dave try to show that they can go one better. George hunts for his daughter who is living rough with a bunch of squatters.Watch Now:Amazon
#4 - Damien and the Weather Girl
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/15/1994
A new weather girl joins the show and Dave ends up dating her, but he discovers that it is too dangerous to keep on seeing her so Damien tries his luck. Henry is to be featured on 'Living Legends' but he refuses to take part because he has confided in Dave that he may be impotent.Watch Now:Amazon
#5 - Crime Time
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/10/1994
Gus proposes a new crime programme fronted by Sally and Damien but is unhappy with the director so he shoots the program himself. George still wants to marry Anna so Dave finds a way to stop them. When George finds out he goes berserk. Anna turns down Gus's offer of marriage.Watch Now:Amazon
#8 - Helen's Parents
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/27/1994
Helen asks Dave to be her boyfriend at a dinner party she is holding for her parents so she doesn't have to tell them that she is gay. Sally turns out to be pregnant. George thinks he is love with Anna. Henry beats Damien at chess but he is getting all his moves from Joy.Watch Now:Amazon
#9 - Henry's Autobiography
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/24/1994
George is scared stiff that he will be interviewed by Jeremy Paxman on BBC TV. Henry tries to date the new girl reporter who has just joined the team but she turns him down. Damien tries to break into several high profile places to test their security.Watch Now:Amazon
#10 - The Graveyard Shift
Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/10/1996
Most of the staff end up back at the office on the graveyard shift. Dave and Helen see the report on the drug tests that Gus has taken showing George with traces of ecstasy. Joy brings her brother who has been sleeping rough back to the office and he beats Gus's record score on a video game.Watch Now:Amazon
#13 - Charnley in Love
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/12/1996
Sally does an old age pensioners advert, but it backfires on her. Dave is beginning to have second thoughts about getting engaged, then he finds out that his fiance is dumping him. One of Gus's old girl friends, who now works for Sir Roysten, comes to give Globelink the once over. Damien is the first subject on a new reality TV show. Damien interviews M.P.s Anne Coates and Tony Banks.
#15 - George's Car
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/5/1996
George buys Henry's old Jaguar and immediately has to spend 2000 pounds on a new gearbox. Sally is thinking about cosmetic surgery and Dave might break the habit of a lifetime and propose marriage to his girlfriend.
#16 - The Wedding
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/8/1994
Dave organises a stag night for a member of the staff but it is Gus who is stripped naked at the end of the evening. Henry's house is occupied by the builders so he has to stay with Gus who turns out to be very boring. Joy is put in charge of the stationary cupboard.Watch Now:Amazon
#17 - The Day of The Mum
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/13/1994
Gus is back from hospital and delegates more responsibility to Helen. Damien's mother shows up and is still criticising him. Helen sorts out a problem of expenses between Henry and Sally. George goes to his ex wife's wedding.Watch Now:Amazon
#21 - The Strike
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/1/1994
Most of the staff are out on strike because of job cuts but Gus, Sally, George and Damien are still working so Gus brings in Russian back room staff to cover. Dave plays poker with the police who are on picket duty. George's wife has published an account about their life together.Watch Now:Amazon
#25 - A Bit of an Atmosphere
Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/2/1998
Damian's fainting spells get worse. Henry gets a job on children's TV. Joy's sketches are displayed in a gallery.