The Slammer
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The Slammer - Episode Guide
Series 2

> Episode 1 - 28 March 2008
Tap dancer Lionel Blair has been sentenced to ten years in The Slammer, but when he arrives, there seems to be something odd about him. Peter Nokio is feeling lonely after Melvin's release.

Episode 1

> Episode 2 - 4 April 2008
The Slammer's in desperate need of a new prison chef, so the Governor steps up to the plate himself. But will his famous sprout cakes go down well with the audience of The Freedom Show?

Episode 2

> Episode 3 - 11 April 2008
The notorious criminal Jake Leplant arrives at The Slammer and tries to escape by paralysing everyone with his jokes. Will Mr Burgess and Jeremy Gimbert be able to contain him?

Episode 3

> Episode 4 - 18 April 2008
Erica the Critic gets released from solitary confinement and sets about tarnishing the performers with her bad reviews of their work. With Erica around, no one wants to perform in the Freedom Show.

Episode 4

> Episode 5 - 25 April 2008
It's a battle for supremacy between the Slammer and Da Clinkski, as the annual Russo-British prison cup gets under way. In the Freedom Show, two Russian acts go up against two UK hopefuls, but which one will the audience release?

Episode 5

> Episode 6 - 2 May 2008
Melvin and Peter are held captive on a UFO after being abducted by aliens. Will The Governor be able to get them back to Earth before showtime? And what's up with Jeremy Gimbert?

Episode 6

> Episode 7 - 9 May 2008
The prison goes roller-skate mad when The Governor, Mr Burgess and Jeremy Gimbert hold auditions for a suitable act for the Freedom Show. Melvin and Pete, who can't skate, decide to enter.

Episode 7

> Episode 8 - 16 May 2008
Jimmy Jinx, the world's unluckiest clown, brings bad luck with him. The Governor is desperate for him to get out of The Slammer. Felicity the Invisible Juggler gets a chance to perform on the Freedom Show.

Episode 8

> Episode 9 - 23 May 2008
Tony Blackburn hatches a cunning plan to escape from The Slammer, but will he succeed? The Governor is back from his hols and decides to call an emergency Freedom Show.

Episode 9

> Episode 10 - 30 May 2008
The Governor introduces a new Warder Robot to The Slammer but all is not as it seems, and Burgess's suspicions are raised! Could WARDROBE 2000 be the work of double act Spanner and Ratchet?

Episode 10

> Episode 11 - 6 June 2008
A new inmate, hypnotist Tony Trance, arrives at The Slammer. In a bid to appear on the Freedom Show, Peter Nokio uses Tony's magic amulet to hypnotise the Governor. Will showtime go according to plan?

Episode 11

> Episode 12 - 13 June 2008
The Governor introduces a new super computer which causes chaos in the prison. Melvin and Pete get their hands on the instruction manual. Will they be able to get things back to normal?

Episode 12

> Episode 13 - 20 June 2008
The Governor gets locked up and a terrifying replacement takes over. Mr Burgess is over the moon with the new governor, until he starts to introduce some new rules for prison warders...

Episode 13