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Season 2 Episode 10 "Stranger in Broken Fork"

Steve Austin's bionic arm malfunctions while he is piloting a plane. After crashing, Austin suffers from amnesia as a side effect from the malfunction. He soon meets psychologist Angie Walker who runs an experimental convalescence home for mental patients. Unfortunately, the small town folk of Broken Fork are very suspicious of strangers and Angie's patients in particular.
Trivia
The radar plane reporting the crash site of Col Steve Austin is an EC-121 Warning Star and is the military variant of the Lockheed Super Constellation.

Season 2 Episode 9 "Act of Piracy"

Colonel Steve Austin is placing earthquake sensors on the ocean floor with Dr. Louis Craig of the US fishing boat Nesco. When the nearby country of Santa Ventura breaks off diplomatic relations with the U.S., a patrol boat captures the Nesco and severs the air hose to the diving bell Steve Austin is manning.

Series 5 Episode 7 "It Pays to Advertise"

Grace Brothers decides to use examples of the "average man and woman in the street" to sell its wares, and the staff find themselves as the living models.
Trivia
On Easter Sunday, 1978, Arthur Brough's wife of fifty years passed away. Brough was so distraught that he immediately announced that he was quitting the business. Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft opted to keep Brough's character of Ernest Grainger open in the hopes that Brough would change his mind. Arthur Brough passed away a matter of weeks after his beloved wife on May 28th, 1978. Lloyd and Croft decided to retire the character of Grainger, and created the replacement character of 'Mr Tebbs' that was played by veteran actor James Hayter.

Series 5 Episode 6 "Goodbye Mr. Grainger"

Poor Mr. Grainger. He's been behaving very curmudgeonly as of late, leading the staff to want him sacked or forcibly retired. Are they being too hasty, though? Can they still repair their friendship with him?

Series 5 Episode 5 "Take-Over"

The department staff pose as Grace Brothers shareholders to avoid a takeover by a rival corporation. Meanwhile Captain Peacock finds himself working under obnoxious Mr. Lucas, who treats him in turn like a butler.
Trivia
The ladies' and gentlemen's clothing departments are not seen this episode. The story takes place using the offices of Mr. Grace and Rumbold, the Board Room, and the kitchen attached to the Boardroom.
Watch the scene closely when Mr Lucas introduces Mr Grainger at the function. Old Grainger is wearing a wig, and Trevor Bannister, playing Lucas, tries hard to keep from breaking up with laughter when Grainger enters the scene. He ultimately fails and he does indeed crack up. Arthur Brough was a much loved and respected member of the cast, and everybody working on the series adored him, particularly Trevor Bannister, as it was Arthur Brough who gave Bannister his very first acting job in the 1950's, with 'The Arthur Brough Players' in Folkestone, Kent.

Series 5 Episode 4 "The Old Order Changes"

After Mr. Grace returns to Britain from a vacation in the United States, he decides it's time for the store to get into the psychedelic seventies with casual dress, first name usage and hippie music.

Series 5 Episode 3 "Founder's Day"

Mr. Grace is reaching his 80th birthday and the staff decide to create a "This is Your Life" styled movie in tribute to him.

Series 5 Episode 2 "A Change Is as Good as a Rest"

The staff have fun temporarily working in Grace Brothers' toy department. Mr. Humphries enjoys a giant dollhouse, Mrs. Slocombe sells peeing dollies and Mr. Grainger gets sentimental playing with a train set.

Series 5 Episode 1 "Mrs. Slocombe Expects"

Mrs. Slocombe's cat is pregnant but Mr. Rumbold flat-out refuses to allow the kittens to be birthed in the store. Fearing that her beloved pet will be alone when the time comes, Mrs. Slocombe smuggles it into the store.

Season 2 Episode 8 "The Deadly Replay"

The HL-10, the vehicle Steve Austin was piloting when he had his crash two years ago, has been rebuilt and Steve is asked to have another go at it by his old friend Jay Rogers. Although Oscar Goldman is reluctant because the plane may have been sabotaged the first time around, Steve becomes obsessed with taking this second chance and seeing it through.

Season 2 Episode 7 "The Midas Touch"

Oscar Goldman has disappeared while inspecting the Bull Frog gold mine near Elk Horn, Nevada by request of his old friend Bert Carrington. Colonel Steve Austin refuses to believe his friend and superior is involved in a gold-raid and decides to do some investigating.

Season 2 Episode 6 "Straight on 'til Morning"

During preparations for a lunar probe launch, Colonel Steve Austin witnesses strange lights in the sky and becomes convinced it's a UFO. A family of four space explorers, each trained with specific tasks has crash landed on Earth, only to find that touching a human causes both parties great pain and will eventually kill the alien beings.
Trivia
The external shots of the space center Steve is working from is actually views of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. There are also some stock footage shots of the mission control center. The scenes with the actors inside a control room are studio shots.

Season 2 Episode 5 "The Seven Million Dollar Man"

Oscar has had another man fitted with bionic limbs but he becomes power hungry and wants to be even stronger, then heads out to destroy bionic blueprints and Steve must stop him.
Trivia
Monte Markham was Martin Caidin's first choice to play Steve Austin
First time that the characteristic bionic sound is heard when Steve breaks down the vault door.

Stars: Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Freddie Jones

A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.
Trivia:
The movie has been notable for featuring early screen appearances of Liam Neeson and Robbie Coltrane.
The Glave turns up in the final battle sequence of "ready player one" used by Sho!
In the original screenplay, Colwyn saves Ynyr from the spider in the Widow of the Web's cave by killing it with the Glaive. But, it was cut from the movie.

The three sleepy children sail in their shoe-boat; they stall briefly on a cloud, then have various troubles with their fishing lines (one lands a fish-like star that ends up squirming in his pants). A star hooks two candy-cane baited lines together. The stars tease the baby while he's hanging overboard. A comet comes through; they catch it in a net and it tows them wildly, until they land in another cloud, where they are tossed by storms, eventually breaking their mast and sending them back to earth (and their bed, where we see they are really one boy).

Stars: Michael Caine, Noël Coward, Benny Hill

Comic caper movie about a plan to steal a gold shipment from the streets of Turin by creating a traffic jam.

Stars: Ian Carmichael, Tommy Steele, Benny Hill

A comedy drama set in a WWII British Army Searchlight Squad. They are an odd bunch of misfits but somehow manage to get the job done.
Trivia
Benny Hill was a searchlight operator in real life, in Normandy following his arrival there in September ,1944. He was stationed in the Third Light Anti-Aircraft Searchlight Battery.

Stars: Benny Hill, Belinda Lee, David Kossoff

This movie debut for saucy British TV comic Benny Hill has Benny leaving his job as a sweeper after winning some money. He becomes a private detective and investigates a plot to assassinate British scientists.

Stars: Willie Aames, Phoebe Cates, Tuvia Tavi

In the Victorian period, two teenagers, David and Sarah, travel with a caravan from Baghdad to Damascus. At an oasis, the white slave agent known as the Jackal raids them, mainly to add the beautiful young Sarah to his harem. Only David and Sarah narrowly escape, and all the others are slayed in the massacre. Their flight leads them to a beautiful oasis - their paradise - where they discover love and sex. However, the Jackal has not given up on Sarah yet, and David must lure him to his death, or be killed by him.
Trivia
First film as a director for Stuart Gillard.
Actor Willie Aames has stated in an interview that the love scenes were more explicit in the version that he and Phoebe Cates were shown for approval. During production, Cates and Aames decided that the picture did not require the amount of nudity that had been written into the script.
Columbia Pictures sued the producers of this movie, because they said they had the rights to the Henry De Vere Stacpoole novel "The Blue Lagoon", which Columbia Pictures made into a movie two years earlier and strongly resembled this later movie. The case was settled out of court.

Stars: Kenny Rogers, Diane Lane, Erin Gray, Terry Kiser, Barry Corbin

Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases down the miscreants, who turn out to be six orphan children. He has no recourse to the law, for the corrupt local Sheriff takes most of the proceeds of their thievery in exchange for not putting them in an orphanage. They are charming rogues, who are in turn charmed by him. Disliking their arrangement with the Sheriff, they stow away with him, and he finds himself becoming a reluctant father figure. Thanks to their enthusiasm and incredible mechanical know-how, he begins to make a name for himself on the racing circuit. But the Sheriff doesn't take kindly to losing his extra income.
Trivia
Burt Reynolds turned down the lead role of Brewster Baker.
This movie is notable for its catchy popular song "Love Will Turn You Around" sung and performed by Kenny Rogers. Rogers co-wrote the song, which was a number one Country and Adult Contemporary hit, which went to number thirteen on the Pop chart.
Diane Lane was about seventeen years of age when she appeared in this movie as Heather "Breezy" Aikens.
Despite it's box-office success, Kenny Rogers has, never starred in another US theatrical feature movie.

Series 2 Episode 5 "Cinema: The Vintage Years"
Episode aired 24 March 1971

Benny starts off the program with "The Egg Marketing Board Tango," then takes part in a "French for Starters" language lesson; a messenger in 17th-century England is sent on a dangerous mission; Mervyn Cruddy is interviewed on "The Grass Is Greener"; two people in a supermarket perform a ballet; The Ladybirds perform "(They Long To Be) Close to You"; a "Cinema: The Vintage Years" screening of an old movie, "Passengers of Love" starring Ray Hilland and Loretta Bung; Bettine Le Beau introduces a series of foreign TV bloopers from Spain, France and Germany; a puppet show with political figures of the day (Edward Heath, Harold Wilson and Enoch Powell); and Chow Mein serves an Indian in a Chinese restaurant.

Series 2 Episode 4 "Undercover Sanitary Inspector"
Episode aired 24 February 1971

Benny starts off the show with "Pretty Greek Girl," then an undercover sanitary inspector gets into some misadventures in Istanbul; more TV and advertising bloopers; a "foreigner" meets a pretty girl sitting on an outdoor bench; and for the close "Uplift with Humphrey Bumphrey," featuring an interview with St. John Bossom (Benny) and a performance of "Pepy's Diary." Also: musical guest Nanette performs "Everybody's Singing Like Now."

Series 2 Episode 3 "Top of the Tops"
Episode aired 27 January 1971

Benny leads off with "Flying South", then shows examples of "Shameful Moments of Sport"; musical performances by guests Petticoat and Vine ("Welcome to the World of Love and Laughter") and Kiki Dee ("You've Made Me So Very Happy"); two couples swap partners in "Henry and Alice and Bob and Mary"; more examples of TV bloopers; a look at crime in Britain; an unsuccessful actor tries to woo a married woman behind her old husband's back in "Love Will Find a Way"; and for the close, "Top of the Tops" with Benny impersonating Jimmy Savile, Tony Blackburn, and many of the musical acts.

Series 2 Episode 2 "Opportunity's Knocking"
Episode aired 23 December 1970

Benny leads off with "Broken-Hearted Lovers' Stew," then gives more examples of "Look #7"; travel agent Fred Scuttle offers new holiday package tours; the Lower Tidmarsh volunteer fire brigade is called to put out a fire; and a parody of "Opportunity Knocks" with Benny as host Hughie Green and all the contestants, featuring an early rendition of "Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West)." Also: Trisha Noble performs "Leaving on a Jet Plane," and Hill as a tall tale-telling country bumpkin sings "Rachel."

Series 2 Episode 1 "The Underworld Water of Jacques Custard"
Episode aired 28 October 1970

Benny starts off with a song involving a hippie and a suitcase on a train, and then shows us examples of what he calls "Look #7"; a dance involving masks at a boutique; another set of examples of things that go wrong on television, including the now-famous Shakespearean blooper with Hill as Romeo (and Rona Newton-John as Juliet); TV executive Fred Scuttle introduces "The Underworld Water of Jacques Custard"; the first appearance of Chow Mein in "East Meets West"; and a reading of the poem "Ted." Also: Los Zafiros performs "Maria Isabel," Two's Company sing "Try To Remember," and both groups join Benny on "José's Cantina."

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Going to be using this "channel" as a place to post Public Domain videos that I find from various (well known and sourced) sites on the internet. Eventually, when I get some better equipment and a better handle on how do to things on BitChute I will start another channel for movie reviews and perhaps one for discussions for comic books/politics or whatever else anyone may want to chat about. Thank you for taking the time to read this/watch these videos. ~Doc