Lead Balloon

Genre: Comedy
Premiere: 2007 -
Network: Bbc Two
Sessons: 4
Full Episodes: 27
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Jack Dee stars as Rick Spleen, a successful but world-weary stand-up comedian who spends too much of his time hosting corporate events.
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Last Episode, 05 July 2011: Season 4, Episode 6: End
Rick has finally been able to find the fame and success he so wants so much. Following his ordeal as a hostage at the prison, the "Prison Siege Comic", as he is now known in the newspapers, is on an all-time high. After being asked to present The Brave Britain Awards in front of a live television audience, Rick beleives that all his dreams have come true at once.
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Date Aired Lead Balloon Episodes
Season 1
04 October 2006 Season 1, Episode 1: Rubbish
11 October 2006 Season 1, Episode 2: Wayne
18 October 2006 Season 1, Episode 3: £5000
25 October 2006 Season 1, Episode 4: Allergic
01 November 2006 Season 1, Episode 5: Pistachio
08 November 2006 Season 1, Episode 6: Fatty
Season 2
15 November 2007 Season 2, Episode 1: Giraffe
22 November 2007 Season 2, Episode 2: Hero
29 November 2007 Season 2, Episode 3: Points
06 December 2007 Season 2, Episode 4: Idiot
13 December 2007 Season 2, Episode 5: Sick
20 December 2007 Season 2, Episode 6: Debacle
26 December 2007 Season 2, Episode 7: Rita
03 January 2008 Season 2, Episode 8: Lucky
Season 3
13 November 2008 Season 3, Episode 1: Gas
20 November 2008 Season 3, Episode 2: Panda
27 November 2008 Season 3, Episode 3: Fax
04 December 2008 Season 3, Episode 4: Karma
11 December 2008 Season 3, Episode 5: Spikey
18 December 2008 Season 3, Episode 6: Mistake
23 December 2008 Season 3, Episode 7: Nuts
Season 4
31 May 2011 Season 4, Episode 1: Pig
07 June 2011 Season 4, Episode 2: Dead
14 June 2011 Season 4, Episode 3: Shoddy
21 June 2011 Season 4, Episode 4: Off
28 June 2011 Season 4, Episode 5: Blade
05 July 2011 Season 4, Episode 6: End