Daylight Robbery on the Orient Express
is an episode of the British comedy
television series The Goodies
— a BAFTA
-nominated series for Best Light Entertainment Programme.Information is given, by the BBC
, about the BAFTA-nomination on the back of the "The GOODIES ... At Last ... Back for More, Again!" DVD cover.
As always, the episode was written by members of The Goodies.
During the episode:
The Goodies are running their own holiday service. The Detectives Club book their annual holiday on the 'Detectives Mystery Tour', and several famous detectives arrive to go on the mystery train.
The Mystery Train is at the station and, after the detectives are aboard, Bill runs up and down the platform with a life-sized model cow on wheels to represent a cow that is being passed, and antlers on his head to represent a deer that is being passed — to make the detectives feel that the train is moving (which it isn't). On the train, Graeme is the narrator for the 'journey', while Tim dresses up in clothing suitable for the country the train is supposed to be going through.
Then mysterious things start to happen: the train takes off down the track, with Bill running after it... Read More