Ruddy Hell! It's Harry & Paul

The BEST episodes of Ruddy Hell! It's Harry & Paul

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Two of the biggest comedy names in Britain, Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse, reunite after eight years for a sketch series with a gallery of completely new characters. There's Peskovitch the ever diving footballer, the Posh Scaffolders, the Fat Kids Jamie and Oliver, and Nelson Mandela as you have never seen him before. Or after, if his lawyers have anything to do with it. Other characters include Laurel and Hardy in Brokeback Mountain, The Greek Mr Bean, The Computer Billionaires and Bono and The Edge. Paul MertonRuddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul also features comedy queen Morwenna Banks and newcomer Laura Solon.

Last Updated: 3/31/2022Network: BBC One
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Episode 3
star
8.20
5 votes

#1 - Episode 3

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/11/2012

The surgeons return to their youth as members of the Cambridge Footlights, the American cops get arrested, and Marcus meets his match in his 'I Saw You Coming' shop.

Episode 6
star
8.09
32 votes

#2 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/10/2008

Gillian and Gerald take us on a tour of The Royal Henley Northerner Show 2008, while Nelson Mandela has an encounter with Margaret Thatcher. Also, Simon continues his efforts to charm Magda in Cafe Polski - will he finally get the girl?

Episode 3
star
8.06
32 votes

#3 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/27/2007

New characters including Kenny Leyton the hopeless boxer, man in the kitchen Jasper Hazelnut and Seventies throwback the Barbican Man, as well as established faces Didier Peskovitch, Jose Arrogantio and Nelson Mandela.

Episode 4
star
8.03
31 votes

#4 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/26/2008

Pik, the friendly but stupid South African gym instructor, has a new American friend and England play Paquador in an important international football match.

Episode 4
star
8.03
32 votes

#5 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/4/2007

Didier Peskovitch falls foul of his girlfriend in a shopping centre. Nelson Mandela goes shoplifting, a gullible customer visits I Saw You Coming and the Cafe Polski girls get angry behind the counter.

Episode 5
star
8.03
32 votes

#6 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/11/2007

New characters the Divorcing Couple join established favourites the Posh Scaffolders, the Computer Billionaires and the Ritchies. The Leccy Sponging detectives stumble across a murder in a pub and the I Saw You Coming shopkeeper makes another killing.

Episode 5
star
8.03
32 votes

#7 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/3/2008

Jimmy Snazzbox MBE, a prolific television writer in the 1970s, waxes lyrical about his hit series Omni-busses; Alan Sugar meets the Dragons; and just where is Dave going?

Episode 2
star
8.02
62 votes

#8 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/20/2007

Characters include footballer Didier Peskovitch and his manager Jose Arrogantio.

Episode 1
star
7.97
32 votes

#9 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/5/2008

Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse are back with a whole new range of characters in a new series of their sketch show.

Episode 2
star
7.75
32 votes

#10 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/12/2008

There's a visit to an island owned by Jeremy Clarkson and the genial American tourists meet a British politician.

Episode 3
star
7.52
61 votes

#11 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/19/2008

This episode features a 1930s' version of Basic Instinct and Tony Blair starting a new job in the City.

Episode 4
star
7.50
2 votes

#12 - Episode 4

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/18/2012

Harry and Paul re-invent themselves as Ricky Gervais, and the 1930s movie original of The King's Speech is unearthed along with 'Sherlock On The Buses'.

Episode 5
star
7.50
2 votes

#13 - Episode 5

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/25/2012

Ken and Bryan have an acrimonious split in the Dragons' Den, and we meet the surgeons' 19th-century ancestors.

Directors: Harry Enfield
Episode 1
star
7.36
96 votes

#14 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/13/2007

Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse star in a sketch show, joined by Morwenna Banks and Laura Solon. Characters include the Posh Scaffolders and the High Ranking Surgeons.

Episode 4
star
7.10
31 votes

#15 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/19/2010

Jonathan Ross presents Northern Relief Night, silly old drunken Gerald feels a bit of a goof after some homicidal pranks, The Beatles celebrate their 200th platinum album with a trip to Bournemouth, and ex-banker Tim Nice But Balding makes a visit to the Dragons' Den.

Episode 6
star
7.09
32 votes

#16 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/2/2010

The Benefits appear on quiz show Ask the Dysfunctional Family, the Writer helps the landlady deal with her troublesome husband and all the modelling hopefuls spotted by Mike Noughts gather to meet him at his house. The Football Manager is relegated to League One, and the lovelorn customer makes his last ever visit to the Polish cafe.

Directors: Sandy Johnson
Episode 5
star
7.06
32 votes

#17 - Episode 5

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/26/2010

The Chocolatier and his arch-rival the Cobblertier meet their nemesis, Marcus branches out from his I Saw You Coming shop with a new alternative therapy centre, French comedians Jonny and Bing promote some surprising special edition cars, and Film 2010 previews the new Richard Curtis film I Love You.

Episode 6
star
7.00
33 votes

#18 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/18/2007

Featuring the Posh Scaffolders, Bono and The Edge, Nelson Mandela, Can't Back Down, Pik, the Surgeons, Madonna and Guy, the Computer Billionaires, the Clean Chavs, the Divorcing Couple and I Saw You Coming.

Episode 2
star
7.00
28 votes

#19 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/5/2010

This week sees a return to the Seventies for On The Tardis; Parking Pataweyo breaks all records in a high-speed ticket-issuing stunt; two former football legends get thoroughly confused by a female sports presenter; and The Beatles record a single for the cancer charity Prost Aid.

Episode 2
star
7.00
1 votes

#20 - Episode 2

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/4/2012

The Minor Royals are confused by a homeless man, the Benefits family go shopping, and in 'When Life Was Simpler' the chaps plan a simple trip to the North Pole.

Episode 6
star
7.00
1 votes

#21 - Episode 6

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/1/2012

Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse star in a compilation of some of the best sketches from their BAFTA award winning third series.

Directors: Sandy Johnson
Episode 1
star
6.67
3 votes

#22 - Episode 1

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/28/2012

Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse return in their BAFTA award-winning sketch show with new characters and old favourites. Featuring Victoria Wood.

Episode 1
star
6.63
61 votes

#23 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/28/2010

Three generations of the Benefit family disrupt a peaceful library; the elderly Beatles attempt to escape hoards of old lady-boppers; the Dragons' Den considers a pitch for a new British pudding supplement; and the duo revisit the famous diner scene in the Thirties original of When Harry Met Sally.

Episode 3
star
6.16
32 votes

#24 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/12/2010

The Benefits go to church, Italian politician Gabbatore tries to find a mistress for the British Prime Minister, the Surgeons' Wives are introduced, and a group of white van men sing the rousing chorus of the Van Drivers' Lament.