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Hancock's Half Hour - No. 17

"AIR STEWARD HANCOCK"

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HANCOCK WINS THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

HANCOCK:
..... right through The Battle Of Britain, painted so many swastikas on the side of my kite some our lads used to think I was the enemy .....

HANCOCK KNOWS A PLAIN-CLOTHES COPPER WHEN HE SEES ONE

BURLY PLAIN-CLOTHES POLICEMAN:
How did you know we were policemen?
HANCOCK:
I, er ..... I looked it up on the passenger list. I should never have known otherwise, you could be anybody: Cabinet Ministers or Italian footballers or Sadlers Wells ballet .....

AIR STEWARD HANCOCK, PRE-TAKE OFF

SID JAMES:
The plane is still on the ground.
HANCOCK:
So it is, so it is! Good grief, I'd better tell the pilot before he pulls the wheels up!