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Hancock's Half Hour - No. 27

"THE SET THAT FAILED"

HANCOCK ON TELEVISION MAINTENANCE

TELEVISION REPAIR MAN:
Have you been kicking it?
HANCOCK:
Well of course I've been kicking it - how else do you think I change the channels over? One kick: B.B.C.; Nine kicks: I.T.A.. I had to change over six times last night - I've got toes like globe artichokes here. I'll be glad when my television-kicking boots come back from the menders!

HANCOCK ON THE ADDICTIVE NATURE OF TELEVISION

HANCOCK:
A moment of truth: one whole night without television! It's enough to break the strongest of men. I shall go mad! I know I shall go mad! They'll find me in the morning with white hair, screaming the place down!

HANCOCK TIPS GENEROUSLY

HANCOCK:
Well, it's a bit chilly today, I thought perhaps you'd like something to warm you up before you go.
TELEVISION REPAIR MAN:
Oh, thank you very much, sir!
HANCOCK:
Couple of cough sweets here .....