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Series 4

22 :04x01 - Pig

May/31/2011
Rick finds his career hitting an all-time low. After one of the Sunday newspaper wants to do an "At Home With" story about his partner, Mel, Rick attempts to muscle in on the action. After deciding that having a pet pig would look good in the pictures, Rick ends up proving that he's the author of his very own downfall.
Guest Stars: John Biggins as Clive | Ingrid Oliver as Jenny | William Andrews as Alan
Director: Alex Hardcastle

23 :04x02 - Dead

Jun/07/2011
Rick ends up getting a job as a presenter on The Bargain Channel. Rick's new job manages to impress Magda, who is a big fan of the network. Marty and local café owner Michael are not quite so convinced though and Rick attempts to prove that he's finally found something he's good at.
Guest Stars: Sophie Winkleman as Donna | Donna Berlin as Floor Manager | Matthew Marsh as Producer - Chuck | David Schaal as Bargain Channel Producer
Director: Alex Hardcastle

24 :04x03 - Shoddy

Jun/14/2011
Rick's new job as a presenter on The Bargain Channel is going well but after his writing partner Marty takes a shine to his co-presenter Donna, Rick is not happy. Clive is on the warpath wanting a refund for an ornamental windmill that his mother bought from The Bargain Channel. Rick's behaviour at a funeral sees him getting into trouble and threatens to kill off his career.
Director: Alex Hardcastle

25 :04x04 - Off

Jun/21/2011
Rick finds himself at his lowest ebb and with no other work on offer, he ends up deciding to start his own stand-up comedy workshop. Magda is attempting to get some compensation after tripping on a paving stone.

26 :04x05 - Blade

Jun/28/2011
After accepted funding from the local council, Rick finds himself being forced to agree to teach a stand-up comedy workshop in Belford Prison. He ends up being taken hostage and trapped in the prison library by a prisoner called Donald.

27 :04x06 - End

Jul/05/2011
Rick has finally been able to find the fame and success he so wants so much. Following his ordeal as a hostage at the prison, the "Prison Siege Comic", as he is now known in the newspapers, is on an all-time high. After being asked to present The Brave Britain Awards in front of a live television audience, Rick beleives that all his dreams have come true at once. His dreams soon look like becoming a nightmare though.
Warning: Lead Balloon guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy
Status: Ended
Network: BBC TWO ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Tuesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: October 04, 2006
Ended: July 05, 2011
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