Episode: 9
Date: March 24, 1971
Time: 50:24
Musical Director:
Vocals: The Ladybirds
Producer: John Robins
Director: John Robins
Writer: Benny Hill


  • Quickie: Unfaithful Dance
  • Monologue: Dance of Love
  • French for Starters
  • The Messenger
  • The Grass is Greener
  • Supermarket Dance
  • Benny: Behind The Scenes
  • The Ladybirds: Close to You
  • Cinema: The Vintage Years
  • Bloopers - 3
  • The French Bonanza
    • German Butter
    • Cavern Keg Beer
    • Opportunity Knokkes
  • Westminster Funsters
  • Chow Mein
  • Tag: Man in a Wheelchair


  • The Messenger



  • Benny Hill - "What do you call a man who marries another a man? A vicar."

  • Benny Hill - "How do male elephants find female elephants in the long grass? Very nice."


  • First appearance of Andree Melly
  • The series once again reverts back to color after three episodes in black and white.
  • The castles in the Messenger skit are Sissinghurst in Kent and Edinburgh Castle in Scotland.
  • The Westminster Funsters shows a rare political satire directed at Edward Heath (Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1974), Harold Wilson (Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1964 to 1970) and Enoch Powell (Conservative Member of Parliament from 1950 to 1974).
  • Several clips from this episode made it into the The Best of Benny Hill.


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