The Cannon and Ball Show - Series 7
In a change from the previous six series, this series of the Cannon and Ball show was staged in a sitcom style with the duo sharing a Park Lane flat. Each show opened and closed with a very short stand-up segment, around the main body of sitcom.
Six 30 minute epiosdes.
Writer: Bryan Blackburn, Geoff Atkinson, David McKeller
Director/Producer: Marcus Plantin
Aired 26th April 1986. The duo move into their new flat and play with the gadgets and gizmo's they find. After a gym injury they can't make an awards ceremony.
Aired 3rd May 1986. It's a dull Sunday and Bobby is bored. After attempting to make a model aeroplane he glues himself to the phone. Part way through the day the winners of a 'happiest couple' competition turn up for their prize, spending the day with the pair.
Aired 10th May 1986. Bobby is hungover after spending the previous night at a music industry awards ceremony. His friend Ricky persuades Bobby that he could make it as a solo singer, so he tries to sneak away from Tommy to make his own record.
Aired 17th May 1986. Bobby loses his temper watching the football on TV, so Tommy bets him that he can't keep calm for a full day. Tommy spends the day trying to wind Bobby up, with a burnt breakfast, burnt clothes, and finally a visit to a terrible Japanese restaurant.
Aired 24th May 1986. Bobby is getting on Tommys nerves around the flat - hogging the bathroom, not clearing up, and putting Tommys cup final ticket in the washing machine. Eventually Bobby storms out to stay in a hotel room by himself. Both try to persuade the other they are having fun, before Bobby eventually returns to meet the new flatmate, Lulu.
Aired 31st May 1986. Tommy gets a cold after going swimming. Bobby mishears the doctors diagnosis and thinks Tommy is going to die.