Bristow

Comedy series based on Frank Dickens's classic cartoon strip, featuring Chester-Perry's troublesome buying clerk, with big ambitions but little luck.

and those who serve alongside him as small cogs in a gigantic wheel.

Episodes

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19990526

6/6

A radio programme

BBC Programme Number: 98LD0467

First broadcast on 1999-05-26

Recorded on 1999-03-08

Producer: N. CARGILL

Notes: EXT. 53982

Next in series: 24 November 1999

Previous in series: 5/6

See more BRISTOW programmes (11)

Description

Episode 6: The Great Escape. Frank DICKENS' classis cartoon character Bristow has the holiday of a lifetime - in Mudsea. Starring Michael WILLIAMS as Bristow and Rodney BEWES as Jones.

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

26 May 1999 11:30-12:00 (RADIO 4)

10 Nov 1999 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jon Glover (Actor)

Michael Williams (Actor)

Dora Bryan (Actor)

Christopher Benjamin (Actor)

David Ryall (Actor)

Rodney Bewes (Actor)

Owen Brenman (Actor)

Simon Schatzberger (Actor)

Carol Starks (Actor)

Katy Odey (Actor)

Frank Dickens (Author)

John Whitehall (Composer)

Neil Cargill (Producer)

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Comedy series based on Frank Dickens's classic cartoon strip, featuring Chester-Perry's troublesome buying clerk, with big ambitions but little luck.

and those who serve alongside him as small cogs in a gigantic wheel.Takeover tangles as Bristow learns Chester Perry is making a takeover bid for Miles and Rudge, the firm across the street. He thinks that if he surreptitiously invests in Miles and Rudge, he can make a mint...

Bristow works as a buying clerk for Reginald Chester-Perry's firm. He is but a small cog in a gigantic wheel... and he knows it.

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard.

With Rodney Bewes as Jones, Dora Bryan as Mrs Purdy and Owen Brenman as Hewitt.

Frank Dickens died in July 2016.

RSC talent and popular stage and TV actor, Michael Williams died in 2001

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1999.

Bristow learns that Chester Perry is making a takeover bid for the firm across the street.

Takeover tangles as Bristow learns Chester Perry is making a takeover bid for Miles and Rudge, the firm across the street. He thinks that if he surreptitiously invests in Miles and Rudge, he can make a mint...

Takeover tangles at Chester-Perry. Michael Williams plays the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' cartoon strip. From March 1999.

Takeover tangles at Chester-Perry. Stars Michael Williams. From March 1999.

Takeover tangles at Chester-Perry.

Stars Michael Williams.

From March 1999.

Michael Williams plays the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' cartoon strip.

Radio version of Frank Dickens' cartoon strip about Chester-Perry's famous buying clerk.

Michael Williams stars as Chester-Perry's famous buying clerk in the radio version of Frank Dickens' cartoon strip.

From 1999.

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Comedy series based on Frank Dickens's classic cartoon strip, featuring Chester-Perry's troublesome buying clerk, with big ambitions but little luck.

and those who serve alongside him as small cogs in a gigantic wheel.Takeover tangles at Chester-Perry. Michael Williams plays the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' cartoon strip. From March 1999.

Takeover tangles at Chester-Perry. Stars Michael Williams. From March 1999.

Takeover tangles at Chester-Perry.

Stars Michael Williams.

From March 1999.

Michael Williams plays the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' cartoon strip.

Radio version of Frank Dickens' cartoon strip about Chester-Perry's famous buying clerk.

Michael Williams stars as Chester-Perry's famous buying clerk in the radio version of Frank Dickens' cartoon strip.

From 1999.

and those who serve alongside him as small cogs in a gigantic wheel.

Takeover tangles at Chester-Perry. Michael Williams plays the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' cartoon strip. From March 1999.

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The Chester-Perry buying clerk tries smuggling a food inspector into the staff canteen.

The Chester-Perry buying clerk tries smuggling a food inspector into the staff canteen. Stars Michael Williams. From April 1999.

Stars Michael Williams.

From April 1999.

Bristow asks people if they're prepared to break the rules.

A food inspector is smuggled into chef Gordon Blue's canteen and Bristow asks people if they're prepared to break the rules.

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The Chester-Perry buying clerk tries smuggling a food inspector into the staff canteen.

The troublesome Chester-Perry buying clerk tries smuggling a food inspector into chef Gordon Blue's staff canteen.

With Rodney Bewes as Jones, Christopher Benjamin as BJ Bothwick, Owen Brenman as Hewitt, Katy Odey as Miss Sunman, Jon Glover as Station Master and Sheila Reid as Mrs Dimple.

Frank Dickens died in July 2016

RSC talent and popular stage and TV actor, Michael Williams died in 2001

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1999.

The Chester-Perry buying clerk tries smuggling a food inspector into the staff canteen. Stars Michael Williams. From April 1999.

A food inspector is smuggled into chef Gordon Blue's canteen and Bristow asks people if they're prepared to break the rules.

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When a new face appears in the office opposite Chester Perry, she causes quite a stir.

When a new face appears in the office opposite Chester Perry, she causes quite a stir. Stars Michael Williams. From May 1999.

Stars Michael Williams.

From May 1999.

A new woman starts work in the offices of Chester Perry's and she causes quite a stir.

Starring Michael Williams.

From 1999.

The Grapevine

When a new employee appears in the office opposite Chester Perry, she causes quite a stir.

An attractive employee starts work in the office opposite Bristow and creates quite a stir - the view from the office window is distracting.

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When a new face appears in the office opposite Chester Perry, she causes quite a stir.

When a new face appears in the office opposite Chester Perry's building - she causes quite a stir.

With Rodney Bewes as Jones, Dora Bryan as Mrs Purdy and Jon Glover as Fudge/Station Master/Samson/Hawkins.

Bristow works as a buying clerk for Reginald Chester-Perry's firm. He's but a small cog in a gigantic wheel...and he knows it.

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard. Frank Dickens died in July 2016.

RSC talent and popular stage and TV actor, Michael Williams died in 2001

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1999.

When a new face appears in the office opposite Chester Perry, she causes quite a stir. Stars Michael Williams. From May 1999.

Stars Michael Williams.

From May 1999.

A new woman starts work in the offices of Chester Perry's and she causes quite a stir.

Starring Michael Williams.

From 1999.

The Grapevine

When a new employee appears in the office opposite Chester Perry, she causes quite a stir.

An attractive employee starts work in the office opposite Bristow and creates quite a stir - the view from the office window is distracting.

0103The Grapevine

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The buying clerk's traditional summer plans are threatened by Chester Perry's new boy.

With Rodney Bewes as Jones, Owen Brenman as Hewitt, Dora Bryan as Mrs Purdy and Jon Glover as Fudge.

Bristow works as a buying clerk for Reginald Chester-Perry's firm. He's but a small cog in a gigantic wheel...and he knows it.

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard. Frank Dickens died in July 2016.

RSC talent and popular stage and TV actor, Michael Williams died in 2001

Music: John Whitehall

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1999.

The buying clerk's traditional summer plans are threatened by Chester Perry's new boy. Stars Michael Williams. From May 1999.

The clerk's traditional summer plans are threatened by Chester Perry's new boy.

The clerk's traditional summer plans are threatened by Chester Perry's new boy. Stars Michael Williams.

Stars Michael Williams.

From May 1999.

Bristow's traditional summer arrangements are threatened by Chester Perry's new boy.

Bristow's traditional summer arrangements are threatened by the new boy, Hewitt.

Bristow needs a break, so he plans someone else's holiday.

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The clerk's traditional summer plans are threatened by Chester Perry's new boy.

The clerk's traditional summer plans are threatened by Chester Perry's new boy. Stars Michael Williams.

Stars Michael Williams.

From May 1999.

Bristow's traditional summer arrangements are threatened by Chester Perry's new boy.

Bristow's traditional summer arrangements are threatened by the new boy, Hewitt.

Bristow needs a break, so he plans someone else's holiday.

The buying clerk's traditional summer plans are threatened by Chester Perry's new boy. Stars Michael Williams. From May 1999.

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The clerk helps colleague Jones to plan his escape from Chester Perry. From May 1999.

The clerk helps colleague Jones to plan his escape from Chester Perry. Stars Michael Williams and Rodney Bewes. From May 1999.

The clerk helps colleague Jones to plan his escape from Chester Perry.

Stars Michael Williams and Rodney Bewes.

From May 1999.

Fellow office colleague Jones (Rodney Bewes) applies for a job with the opposition.

Bristow is amazed at Jones' prowess at rugby, but his skills fail to impress at a job interview.

Bristow helps Jones plan his escape.

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The clerk helps colleague Jones to plan his escape from Chester Perry.

The buying clerk helps his colleague Jones to plan an escape from Chester Perry

With Rodney Bewes as Jones, Jon Glover as Fudge and Katy Odey as Miss Sunman.

Bristow works as a buying clerk for Reginald Chester-Perry's firm. He's but a small cog in a gigantic wheel...and he knows it.

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard. Frank Dickens died in July 2016.

RSC talent and popular stage and TV actor, Michael Williams died in 2001

Music: John Whitehall

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1999.

The clerk helps colleague Jones to plan his escape from Chester Perry. Stars Michael Williams and Rodney Bewes. From May 1999.

The clerk helps colleague Jones to plan his escape from Chester Perry. From May 1999.

Stars Michael Williams and Rodney Bewes.

From May 1999.

Fellow office colleague Jones (Rodney Bewes) applies for a job with the opposition.

Bristow is amazed at Jones' prowess at rugby, but his skills fail to impress at a job interview.

Bristow helps Jones plan his escape.

0106The Great Escape

0106The Great Escape19990526

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The Chester-Perry buying clerk plots his summer holiday. Stars Michael Williams, Rodney Bewes and Dora Bryan. From May 1999.

The Chester-Perry buying clerk plots his summer holiday. Stars Michael Williams. From 1999

The Chester-Perry buying clerk plots his summer holiday.

Will Bristow ever be able to escape from work? Bristow has the holiday of a lifetime - in Mudsea.

Will Chester-Perry's famous buying clerk ever be able to escape from work? Stars Michael Williams, Rodney Bewes and Dora Bryan.

With Rodney Bewes as Jones, Dora Bryan as Mrs Purdy, Owen Brenman as Hewitt, Jon Glover as Fudge and Katy Odey as Miss Sunman.

Bristow works as a buying clerk for Reginald Chester-Perry's firm. He's but a small cog in a gigantic wheel...and he knows it.

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard. Frank Dickens died in July 2016.

RSC talent and popular stage and TV actor, Michael Williams died in 2001

Music: John Whitehall

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1999.

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The Chester-Perry buying clerk plots his summer holiday. Stars Michael Williams. From 1999

The Chester-Perry buying clerk plots his summer holiday. Stars Michael Williams, Rodney Bewes and Dora Bryan. From May 1999.

The Chester-Perry buying clerk plots his summer holiday.

Stars Michael Williams.

From 1999

Stars Michael Williams, Rodney Bewes and Dora Bryan.

From May 1999.

Will Bristow ever be able to escape from work? Bristow has the holiday of a lifetime - in Mudsea.

Will Chester-Perry's famous buying clerk ever be able to escape from work? Stars Michael Williams, Rodney Bewes and Dora Bryan.

0201When Melancholy Autumn Comes To Chester-perry

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With Christmas bonus talk, the buying clerk's generosity knows no bounds for once.

Bristow takes matters into his own hands when it is clear a Christmas bonus isn't forthcoming.

The promise of a Christmas bonus lifts Bristow's spirits - for once, his generosity knows no bounds.

With a Christmas bonus promised, the buying clerk's generosity knows no bounds for once.

With Christmas bonus talk, the buying clerk's generosity knows no bounds, for once. Stars Michael Williams. From November 1999.

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With Christmas bonus talk, the buying clerk's generosity knows no bounds, for once.

The promise of a Christmas bonus lifts Bristow's spirits - for once, his generosity knows no bounds... But then he takes matters into his own hands when it becomes clear that a bonus for Chester Perry staff isn't forthcoming.

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard. Frank Dickens died in July 2016.

With Rodney Bewes as Jones, Dora Bryan as Mrs Purdy, Owen Brenman as Hewitt and Bernard Cribbins as Jonathan Quartly.

RSC talent and popular stage and TV actor, Michael Williams died in 2001

Music: John Whitehall

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1999.

With Christmas bonus talk, the buying clerk's generosity knows no bounds, for once. Stars Michael Williams. From November 1999.

Bristow takes matters into his own hands when it is clear a Christmas bonus isn't forthcoming.

The promise of a Christmas bonus lifts Bristow's spirits - for once, his generosity knows no bounds.

With a Christmas bonus promised, the buying clerk's generosity knows no bounds for once.

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The Chester-Perry buying clerk crusades to improve conditions for cleaning ladies.

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard.

With Rodney Bewes as Jones, Dora Bryan as Mrs Purdy, Owen Brenman as Hewitt, Liz Fraser as Gert and Joan Sims as Daisy.

RSC talent and popular stage and TV actor, Michael Williams died in 2001

Music: John Whitehall

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1999.

The Chester-Perry buying clerk crusades to improve conditions for cleaning ladies. Stars Michael Williams. From December 1999.

Stars Michael Williams.

From December 1999.

Bristow's crusade for better conditions for cleaning ladies bites the dust.

The Chester Perry buying clerk's crusade to improve conditions for cleaning ladies bites the dust.

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The Chester-Perry buying clerk crusades to improve conditions for cleaning ladies.

Stars Michael Williams.

From December 1999.

Bristow's crusade for better conditions for cleaning ladies bites the dust.

The Chester Perry buying clerk's crusade to improve conditions for cleaning ladies bites the dust.

The Chester-Perry buying clerk crusades to improve conditions for cleaning ladies. Stars Michael Williams. From December 1999.

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The dinner dance is out of bounds, until the buying clerk meets a troublemaker.

From 1999.

Stars Michael Williams.

From December 1999.

The Chester-Perry dinner dance is out of bounds to Bristow - until he falls in with Tom Paine, troublemaker.

The dinner dance is out of bounds, until the buying clerk meets a troublemaker. Stars Michael Williams. From December 1999.

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The dinner dance is out of bounds, until the buying clerk meets a troublemaker.

The Chester-Perry Dinner Dance is out of bounds to the buying clerk - until he falls in with Tom Paine, troublemaker...

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard.

With Rodney Bewes as Jones, Dora Bryan as Mrs Purdy, Owen Brenman as Hewitt and Jon Glover as Tom Paine.

RSC talent and popular stage and TV actor, Michael Williams died in 2001

Music: John Whitehall

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1999.

The dinner dance is out of bounds, until the buying clerk meets a troublemaker. Stars Michael Williams. From December 1999.

The Chester-Perry dinner dance is out of bounds to Bristow - until he falls in with Tom Paine, troublemaker.

0204The Girl In The Yellow Overcoat19991215

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It's the office party and Jones thinks all his Christmases have come at once.

It's the office party and Jones thinks all his Christmases have come at once. Stars Michael Williams. From December 1999.

Stars Michael Williams.

From December 1999.

It's the office party and Jones thinks that all of his Christmases have come at once.

Starring Michael Williams.

From 1999.

It's the Chester-Perry office party and Jones thinks all his Christmases have come at once.

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard.

With Rodney Bewes as Jones, Dora Bryan as Mrs Purdy, Owen Brenman as Hewitt and Robert Bathurst as Moorcroft.

RSC talent and popular stage and TV actor, Michael Williams died in 2001

Music: John Whitehall

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1999.

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It's the office party and Jones thinks all his Christmases have come at once.

Stars Michael Williams.

From December 1999.

It's the office party and Jones thinks that all of his Christmases have come at once.

Starring Michael Williams.

From 1999.

It's the office party and Jones thinks all his Christmases have come at once. Stars Michael Williams. From December 1999.

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The Chester-Perry clerk fancies a promotion when he overhears some inside information.

The office rebel returns with some inside information which must surely lead to promotion.

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard.

With Rodney Bewes as Jones, Dora Bryan as Mrs Purdy, Owen Brenman as Hewitt, Liz Frazer as Gert, Joan Sims as Daisy, Katy Odey as Miss Sunman, Jon Glover as Fudge, David Battley as Fred Stokes, Carol Starks as Miss Glockling and Jane Booker as Teacher.

Music: John Whitehall

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2000.

The Chester-Perry clerk fancies a promotion when he overhears some inside information. Stars Michael Williams. From July 2000.

Stars Michael Williams.

From July 2000.

The office rebel returns with inside information which must surely lead to promotion.

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The Chester-Perry clerk fancies a promotion when he overhears some inside information.

The Chester-Perry clerk fancies a promotion when he overhears some inside information. Stars Michael Williams. From July 2000.

Stars Michael Williams.

From July 2000.

The office rebel returns with inside information which must surely lead to promotion.

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With a new girl in town, the clerk knows his office isn't big enough for both of them.

There's a new girl in town, and Bristow knows his office isn't big enough for the two of them.

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard.

With Rodney Bewes as Jones, Dora Bryan as Mrs Purdy, Owen Brenman as Hewitt, Leslie Phillips as Perkins, Katy Odey as Miss Sunman, Jon Glover as Fudge, Simon Schatzberger as Postboy, David Battley as Stokes and Jackie Neglia as Sylvana.

Music: John Whitehall

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2000.

With a new girl in town, the clerk knows his office isn't big enough for both of them. Stars Michael Williams. From July 2000.

Stars Michael Williams.

From July 2000.

There is a new girl in town, and Bristow knows his office isn't big enough for the two of them.

With a new girl in town, the buying clerk knows his office isn't big enough for both of them.

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With a new girl in town, the clerk knows his office isn't big enough for both of them.

With a new girl in town, the clerk knows his office isn't big enough for both of them. Stars Michael Williams. From July 2000.

Stars Michael Williams.

From July 2000.

There is a new girl in town, and Bristow knows his office isn't big enough for the two of them.

With a new girl in town, the buying clerk knows his office isn't big enough for both of them.

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As the clerk writes for the house journal, he learns the meaning of poetic justice.

As the Chester-Perry clerk writes for the house journal, he learns the meaning of poetic justice.

Michael Williams stars as Bristow, the buying clerk from Frank Dickens' famous newspaper cartoon strip. Syndicated internationally, it ran for 41 years in London's Evening Standard.

With Rodney Bewes as Jones, Dora Bryan as Mrs Purdy, Owen Brenman as Hewitt, Leslie Phillips as Perkins, Katy Odey as Miss Sunman, Jon Glover as Fudge, Simon Schatzberger as Postboy, Roger Lloyd Pack as Hickford and Ian Kelland as Liftboy.

Music: John Whitehall

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2000.

As the clerk writes for the house journal, he learns the meaning of poetic justice. Stars Michael Williams. From July 2000.

As t

he clerk writes for the house journal, he learns the meaning of poetic justice. Stars Michael Williams. From July 2000.

Stars Michael Williams.

From July 2000.

While writing for the house journal, the clerk learns the meaning of poetic justice.

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As the clerk writes for the house journal, he learns the meaning of poetic justice.

As t

he clerk writes for the house journal, he learns the meaning of poetic justice. Stars Michael Williams. From July 2000.

Stars Michael Williams.

From July 2000.

While writing for the house journal, the clerk learns the meaning of poetic justice.

As the clerk writes for the house journal, he learns the meaning of poetic justice. Stars Michael Williams. From July 2000.

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The clerk feels surrounded by incompetents, so bumbles towards proving his theory. Stars Michael Williams. From July 2000.

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The clerk feels surrounded by incompetents, so bumbles towards proving his theory.

The clerk feels surrounded by incompetents, so bumbles towards proving his theory. Stars Michael Williams. From July 2000.

The clerk feels surrounded by incompetents, so bumbles towards proving his theory. Stars Michael Williams.

From July 2000.

Stars Michael Williams.

The clerk decides he's surrounded by incompetents and bumbles toward proving his theory.

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The clerk feels surrounded by incompetents, so bumbles towards proving his theory.

The clerk feels surrounded by incompetents, so bumbles towards proving his theory. Stars Michael Williams.

From July 2000.

Stars Michael Williams.

The clerk decides he's surrounded by incompetents and bumbles toward proving his theory.

The clerk feels surrounded by incompetents, so bumbles towards proving his theory. Stars Michael Williams. From July 2000.