Hi-de-Hi!

The BEST episodes of Hi-de-Hi!

Every episode of Hi-de-Hi! ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Hi-de-Hi!!

Set in the 1950s, Jeffrey Fairbrother takes a job as entertainment manager at Maplins Holiday Camp where the guests are the last thing on the mind of the staff. Whilst "in charge" he attracts the amorous attentions of funny Welsh-talking Gladys Pugh, the Chief yellow coat. Meanwhile Ted Bovis, the camp comic, runs the show whilst Peggy, the cleaner, aspires to become a yellow coat.

Last Updated: 9/21/2022Network: BBC One
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Nice People with Nice Manners
star
8.17
6 votes

#1 - Nice People with Nice Manners

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/31/1982

Yvonne and Barry decide to hold a party in their chalet for the more distinguished among the staff.

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Carnival Time
star
8.00
6 votes

#2 - Carnival Time

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/7/1982

It is time for the annual town carnival, and Jeff is looking to Ted for ideas for the Maplin's float.

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It's a Blue World
star
8.00
5 votes

#3 - It's a Blue World

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/19/1982

Ted arranges a special late-night showing of a blue movie for the male campers.

Directors: John Kilby
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The Graven Image
star
8.00
8 votes

#4 - The Graven Image

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/8/1984

The camp is all prepared for the unveiling of the new Joe Maplin statue. Alas, several factors, including Spike's uncharacteristic drunkenness, ensure that the ceremony does not run smoothly.

Directors: John Kilby
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The Day of Reckoning
star
7.91
11 votes

#5 - The Day of Reckoning

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/19/1981

Fred's past comes back to haunt him, causing the staff - Peggy and Spike in particular - several difficulties.

Directors: John Kilby
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Spaghetti Galore
star
7.89
35 votes

#6 - Spaghetti Galore

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/19/1986

Gladys finds herself very much in demand on the night of her birthday, with two offers of dinner... that she knows about!

Directors: David Croft
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Eruptions
star
7.86
7 votes

#7 - Eruptions

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/26/1982

Ted is fed up with his act being constantly interrupted, distracting his audience, and decides it's time Jeffrey did something about it.

Directors: David Croft
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Ted at the Helm
star
7.86
7 votes

#8 - Ted at the Helm

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/10/1984

Ted is excited at the prospect of becoming the new entertainments manager, especially when he is summoned to Maplin's Head Office.

Directors: David Croft
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Trouble and Strife
star
7.83
6 votes

#9 - Trouble and Strife

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/28/1982

Ted's ex-wife is causing him grief by demanding her maintenance money. When she arrives at the camp in person, Ted is forced to act quickly.

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Marry-Go-Round
star
7.83
6 votes

#10 - Marry-Go-Round

Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/2/1988

The campers are complaining about how unfunny the camp comic is. Spike believes it's because his engagement to April is preying on his mind and attempts to find a cure.

Directors: Mike Stephens
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The Great Cat Robbery
star
7.83
6 votes

#11 - The Great Cat Robbery

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/25/1985

When Peggy recognizes a picture of a recently-deceased cat burglar in the newspaper to be a former camper, Ted lets his imagination run wild.

Directors: David Croft
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The Wind of Change
star
7.80
5 votes

#12 - The Wind of Change

Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/30/1988

It's nearly the end of the season, and there are plenty of events scheduled. But when Dawn falls ill, the timetable is thrown into chaos and a replacement is needed.

Directors: Mike Stephens
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The Partridge Season
star
7.77
13 votes

#13 - The Partridge Season

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/12/1981

Mr. Partridge's drinking is getting worse, and Jeffrey's untimely decision to give him a pay rise doesn't help matters.

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Opening Day
star
7.75
8 votes

#14 - Opening Day

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/17/1984

The opening day of the season has arrived and the staff prepare to greet the first batch of campers at the station.

Directors: David Croft
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Together Again
star
7.71
7 votes

#15 - Together Again

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/3/1984

The Maplin's staff assembles at the start of the new season to find a few surprises awaiting them.

Directors: David Croft
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Who Killed Mr Partridge?
star
7.71
7 votes

#16 - Who Killed Mr Partridge?

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/12/1986

Ted and Spike have discovered Partridge's dead body floating in the pool. They, and the rest of the staff, have to conceal his apparent murder from the campers.

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Maplin Intercontinental
star
7.67
6 votes

#17 - Maplin Intercontinental

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/16/1983

Joe Maplin is opening a new camp in the Bahamas, and decrees that the winner of the 'Most Popular Girl Yellowcoat of the Season Competition' will fulfil a post there.

Directors: John Kilby
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Tell It to the Marines
star
7.67
6 votes

#18 - Tell It to the Marines

Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/26/1987

A Royal Marines sergeant antagonises Ted, causing him to make a rash statement he may have cause to regret.

Directors: David Croft
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Stripes
star
7.60
5 votes

#19 - Stripes

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/5/1982

Joe Maplin decides that Gladys should hold the newly-created title of Head Yellowcoat. However, someone who looks likely to threaten her new position arrives at the camp.

Directors: John Kilby
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Only the Brave
star
7.60
5 votes

#20 - Only the Brave

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/13/1986

Spike thinks the staff should do something special for April's birthday. But with Ted organising the occasion, things are unlikely to go as intended.

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Let Them Eat Cake
star
7.60
5 votes

#21 - Let Them Eat Cake

Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/16/1988

Alec Foster pays the camp another visit and Ted takes the opportunity to ask for a rise.

Directors: Mike Stephens
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Raffles
star
7.56
9 votes

#22 - Raffles

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/25/1984

When Ted remembers that he has an old car - identical to Clive's - gathering dust, he comes up with a devious scheme to make some money.

Directors: David Croft
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A Night Not to Remember
star
7.50
8 votes

#23 - A Night Not to Remember

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/27/1981

Jeffrey gets lead astray by some campers, and ends up a little worse for wear. Naturally, Gladys is eager to take advantage of the situation.

Directors: John Kilby
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Sausages or Limelight
star
7.50
6 votes

#24 - Sausages or Limelight

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/3/1982

Spike is forced to make an impossible decision when his girlfriend's father issues an ultimatum.

Directors: John Kilby
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All Change
star
7.50
6 votes

#25 - All Change

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/23/1983

With the camp filled to capacity, Jeffrey is less than delighted to learn that he has to re-accommodate the entire entertainments staff to make way for the new Yellowcoat Supervisor.

Directors: John Kilby
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