Series 6 Episode 7
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Time is running out for Globelink. During the station's dying days, Sally prepares for her final bulletin and married bliss, whilst Dave and Henry are at daggers drawn.

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    1. Series 1 Episode 10 The Big Day

      The news team achieves its ultimate aim and, as well as getting a late extension to the bar, they secure an interview…

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    2. Series 1 Episode 9 Death, Disaster 'N Damien

      Damien is happily perverting the course of news reporting, as usual, when an execution proves less telegenic than he…

      • Adult humour
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    3. Series 1 Episode 8 The Root of All Evil

      Economy is Gus's latest obsession, as he attempts to introduce an austerity drive at the station. This threatens to…

      • Adult humour
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    4. Series 1 Episode 7 The New Approach

      George asks important questions like: 'Can news broadcasting be truly unbiased?', 'Is it right to ignore Government…

      • Adult humour
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    5. Series 1 Episode 6 Sex, Lies and Videotape

      Telegenic Sally Smedley's ice-cool screen persona belies a passionate heart, and soon two groins are beating as one…

      • Adult humour
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    6. Series 1 Episode 5 Old Father Time

      Henry is finding that his well-rehearsed interview technique is not working its magic on a particular government…

      • Adult humour
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    7. Series 1 Episode 4 A Blast from the Past

      Personal and professional life become one for Alex as she discovers that her ex-husband is implicated in a major…

      • Adult humour
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    8. Series 1 Episode 3 A Clash of Interests

      George is thrown into a paroxysm of self-pity when a news story implicates Sir Roysten in a major chemical disaster…

      • Adult humour
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    9. Series 1 Episode 2 Sally's Arrival

      In an effort to boost ratings, new Chief Executive Gus Hedges presents Henry with a new partner - Sally Smedley, who…

      • Adult humour
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    10. Series 1 Episode 1 A New Dawn

      A brave new world beckons for the staff at Globelink News when the station is taken over by media mogul Sir Roysten…

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    1. Series 2 Episode 13 The Christmas Party

      Henry can't cope with what's happening, George doesn't remember what happened and Alex and Dave try very hard to forget…

      • Strong language and adult humour
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    2. Series 2 Episode 12 Dave's Day

      Dave seeks psychiatric help and encounters problems with a trick cyclist.

      • Strong language and adult humour
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    3. Series 2 Episode 11 George's Daughter

      Damien kicks some doors down and a visiting documentary crew causes problems for George, but not as many problems as…

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    4. Series 2 Episode 10 The Evangelist

      Sally finds God and a somewhat dubious spiritual guide; divorce is on the cards for George and there's something even…

      • Adult humour
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    5. Series 2 Episode 9 Damien Down and Out

      There's bad news for George about his daughter, bad news for Damien about a bet he's made and bad news for God about…

      • Adult humour
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    6. Series 2 Episode 8 Don't Mention The Arabs

      There's bad news for Christianity when the unspeakable Sally Smedley finds God.

      • Adult humour
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    7. Series 2 Episode 7 Hoax

      Newshound Damien Day deplores fabrication by TV reporters, especially when someone else does it better than him.

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    8. Series 2 Episode 6 Alex and the Interpreter

      Alex gets involved with a visiting Russian and his interpreter who are here to see how the station is run.

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    9. Series 2 Episode 5 Drunk Minister

      A government minister turns out to be somewhat incapable and George, as usual, is totally inept.

      • Adult humour
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    10. Series 2 Episode 4 Baseball

      Chief executive Gus Hedges reveals his deeper feelings for his brother - by making him grovel.

      • Adult humour
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    11. Series 2 Episode 3 Henry & Dido

      Making the news means daily confrontation with war and violence, but at Globelink News the bloodiest war and violence…

      • Adult humour
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    12. Series 2 Episode 2 The Trevorman Cometh

      Globelink is in severe financial difficulties and only one thing unites the staff - the desire to stab someone else in…

      • Adult humour
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    13. Series 2 Episode 1 The Gulf Report

      The team reviews their Gulf War coverage. Gus launches some scuds and George experiences some collateral damage.

      • Adult humour
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    1. Series 3 Episode 11 Awards

      It's party time for Globelink as the razz at the British News Awards ceremony begins. Damian is dreaming of victory…

      • Adult humour
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    2. Series 3 Episode 10 George and His Daughter

      George is having family problems and Gus has problems with morality. And all around them Chippendale mania is sweeping…

      • Adult humour
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    3. Series 3 Episode 9 Paintball

      Gus decides that Globelink is suffering from 'team-unbonding'. His answer? A weekend of 'adventure-harmonising', better…

      • Strong language and adult humour
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    4. Series 3 Episode 8 Joy

      Reeling from Helen's rejection, George finds a kindred spirit in Joy. But when he tells her to take things in hand, why…

      • Adult humour
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    5. Series 3 Episode 7 The New Newsreader

      Gus introduces Jill, a newly qualified newsreader, as the youthful face of Globelink's image. But Henry and Sally…

      • Adult humour
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    6. Series 3 Episode 6 Lady Merchant

      Sexual harrassment raises its ugly head in the newsroom - but for once its not Henry's. Meanwhile, Damien is busy…

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    7. Series 3 Episode 5 Sally's Libel

      Newspaper reports suggest Sally isn't the most able, attractive, popular and least boring member of the Globelink team…

      • Adult humour
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    8. Series 3 Episode 4 Helen'll Fix It

      In the face of Government threats, Helen refuses to name her sources. Meanwhile, Gus refuses to OK Damien's titillating…

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    9. Series 3 Episode 3 Henry's Lost Love

      Henry's ex-wife tells him she's re-marrying - why not to him, he wants to know. Meanwhile, Damien reckons he's on his…

      • Adult humour
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    10. Series 3 Episode 2 Sally's Accountant

      When prominent MPs are invited to discuss the recession, Henry hits meltdown as personal angst overcomes professional…

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    11. Series 3 Episode 1 In Place of Alex

      Gus and George interview possible replacements for Alex, who has been poached by another newsroom, and the office…

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    1. Series 4 Episode 12 Damien and the Weather Girl

      Gus takes the moral high ground in a drive to promote family values, both on-screen and off. Meanwhile, Henry takes…

      • Adult humour
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    2. Series 4 Episode 11 Wedding of the Year

      There's a wedding on the way at Globelink and everyone throws themselves into plans for the hen and stag nights -…

      • Adult humour
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    3. Series 4 Episode 10 Strike

      Gus stands to make a million from Globelink's record profits, but some of the staff face the sack. So the news team…

      • Adult humour
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    4. Series 4 Episode 9 Henry's Autobiography

      Henry is about to spill the beans in his 'tell-it-like-it-was-and-is' life story - and become rich overnight. While he…

      • Adult humour
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    5. Series 4 Episode 8 No More Mr Nice Guy

      Unlucky in love, George turns tyrant overnight and surprises the news team with his decisiveness and strange choice of…

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    6. Series 4 Episode 7 Crime Time

      Wedding bells ring for George, while warning bells are ringing for everyone else. Will he make it to the altar…

      • Adult humour
    7. Series 4 Episode 6 Sally in TV Times

      Sally suffers a tradegy. Joy offers to pose nude for a photographer, while Gus just reveals the new Globelink logo…

      • Adult humour
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    8. Series 4 Episode 5 Helen's Parents

      When Helen's parents decide to stay, she has to decide whether to stay in or come out of the closet. Meanwhile, Sally's…

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    9. Series 4 Episode 4 Births and Deaths

      Damien receives more death threats - and this time not just from Joy. Meanwhile, Henry is faced with a dark secret from…

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    10. Series 4 Episode 3 The Day of the Mum

      George is invited to his ex-wife Margaret's re-marriage, and Gus has a new hobby... relaxing. Meanwhile, we get a…

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    11. Series 4 Episode 2 Quality Time

      Gus recovers from his heart tremor and tries to survive the visits from his fellow workers. Meanwhile Helen has a…

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    12. Series 4 Episode 1 The Undiscovered Country

      Tthere's grave news in the Globelink camp after a sudden death and in an attempt to defer his own demise, Gus goes into…

      • Adult humour
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    1. Series 5 Episode 12 Sex 'n Death

      George grapples with illness, Henry grapples with some dreadful news and Gus wrestles with dreams involving a rather…

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    2. Series 5 Episode 11 The Graveyard Shift

      Helen is not alone when she works the nightshift. George is suspected of having some form of mind-altering experience…

      • Adult humour
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    3. Series 5 Episode 10 Luck

      Henry has a mid-life crisis, Sally makes an exhibition of herself and Damien discovers he's not Mister Indestructible…

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    4. Series 5 Episode 9 Dave and Diana

      Rumours are sweeping the Globelink newsroom about the incident of the mvsterious, handsome man-about-town seen with…

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    5. Series 5 Episode 8 Henry's Diary

      Gus holds a celebrity dinner in honour of Sir Royston. George prepares for a very public debut and Henry's newspaper…

      • Adult humour
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    6. Series 5 Episode 7 Charnley in Love

      Gus is worried about an old face, Dave is worried about his wedding and Damian is simply worried.

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    7. Series 5 Episode 6 George's Car

      Sally decides her face doesn't fit. Meanwhile, George decides to buy a new car, which turns out to be a dud, and Dave…

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    8. Series 5 Episode 5 The Path of True Love

      Helen has a new woman in her life and Gus is about to get a woman in his life as Cupid starts firing poison-tipped…

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    9. Series 5 Episode 4 What Are Friends For?

      Gus has a date with destiny, Helen is in a spin over spin doctors and Globelink News braces itself for a visit by the…

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    10. Series 5 Episode 3 The Bird of Doom

      The technology revolution reaches Globelink. Joy prepares to shin up the career ladder and Sally has a close encounter…

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    11. Series 5 Episode 2 The Godless Society

      Gus is eager to impress a Japanese delegation of potential financiers while the newsroom are introduced to a novel…

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    12. Series 5 Episode 1 Inside the Asylum

      Helen is unnerved by a traumatic start to her working day. Henry is happy to be courted by a rival broadcaster - will…

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    1. Series 6 Episode 7 The Final Chapter

      Time is running out for Globelink. During the station's dying days, Sally prepares for her final bulletin and married…

      • Adult humour
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    2. Series 6 Episode 6 A Bit of an Atmosphere

      Henry finds new fame as an icon of youth TV, while Dave dabbles in the underworld and gambles with his future.

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    3. Series 6 Episode 5 George Finds Love

      Sally is very taken with her wealthy fiance, and so is Gus. George plays hard to get and Helen is in mourning.

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    4. Series 6 Episode 4 But Is It Art?

      Gus is still in denial, George meets Henry's niece, and overcomes his fear of flying. Sally goes in search of an…

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    5. Series 6 Episode 3 The Diaries

      Gus is in denial about the imminent demise of Globelink. Helen wrestles with single motherhood and her sexuality, while…

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    6. Series 6 Episode 2 Beasts, Badgers and Bombshells

      Globelink is seized by rumours after the announcement of job cuts. In a frantic bid to up the ratings, Gus launches a…

      • Adult humour
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    7. Series 6 Episode 1 The Newsmakers

      The staff of Globelink News are to be the stars of a docusoap, whether they like it or not. As they fend off hand-held…

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Classic satirical sitcom set in the studios of Globelink News TV. An unpopular and unprincipled Chief Executive struggles to control a doggedly dysfunctional news team. With precious little success...