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At Last the 1948 Show (Series 2 episode 7)
The series finale features one of the show’s finest sketches, in which Marty Feldman’s Mr Pest torments John Cleese’s uptight commuter.
Comedy 1967 25 mins
Just as the first episode survived in Sir David Frost’s archive, so did the last, albeit in an incomplete version. A lengthy current-affairs parody is followed by one of the show’s finest sketches, in which Marty Feldman’s Mr Pest torments John Cleese’s uptight commuter. However, the series finale ‘Rhubarb Tart Song’ is missing and is provided here from the Ray Frensham recording (the transmitted version is quite different to the version released on vinyl). The end credit sequence is there, though, interrupted by Ronnie Corbett trailing his sitcom No, That’s Me Over Here which took the slot vacated by At Last The 1948 Show – produced by Marty Feldman and David Frost, and created by Graham Chapman together with Barry Cryer and Eric Idle.
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