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The Kenny Everett Video Cassette

Kenny's final ITV series in 1981 was called The Video Cassette. Other than a name change, there was little difference between this series and its predecessors. It contained just the same mixture of anarchic comedy and popular music. One innovation was a spoof game show called Star Quiz, in which Kenny would trick celebrity guests into failing a general knowledge quiz and thus end up covered in green gunge. Each week, the star would narrowly miss scoring the 31 points needed to keep out of danger, after correctly answering three questions worth ten points each! The victims included Lennie Bennett, Michael Aspel and Terry Wogan. This clip is from the series' debut episode, and features Thames announcer Philip Elsmore being attacked by the SAS!