The Testing of Eric Olthwaite

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The Testing of Eric Olthwaite

The Testing of Eric Olthwaite

Release Date: September 27, 1977

Year    :   1977
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Genres    :   TV Movie, Comedy
Production Companies    :   BBC
Director    :   Jim Franklin
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Michael Palin, Terry Jones
RunTime    :   30 mins.

Eric Olthwaite is so boring that his family all leave home to escape him. Then one day he is accidentally caught up in a bank robbery and discovers that the robber shares his interests in shovels,black pudding and rainfall so they team up to make daring raids to steal rainfall records. As a result Eric becomes famous and is considered interesting again,so much so that he is made the mayor of Denley Moor.

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