|The Green Green Grass episode|
Boycie suffers at the hand of his staff.
|Directed by||Dewi Humphreys|
|Written by||Jim Sullivan|
|Production code||2:1 (8)|
|Original air date||15 September 2006|
|Running time||30 Minutes|
Boycie uses artificial fertiliser to increase the amount of crops he produces a year, but unfortunately for him his mad next door neighbour Llewellyn spots him hiding the artificial fertiliser and calls the European Union who come to inspect Boycie's farm. Boycie panics and believes he will be sent to prison, and Elgin, Bryan and Jed add to his worries when they give him a sleeping potion that results in an abnormal amount of hair loss. Can the farm staff save Boycie in time?
|Ella Kenion||Mrs Cakeworthy|
|David Cann||Farm Inspector|
Production, broadcast and reception
This episode was written by Jim Sullivan, son of John Sullivan. The second series was written by a range of writers including John Sullivan himself.
During its original airing, the episode had a viewing audience of 5.04 million, in the 8:30pm timeslot it was shown. The episode made it into the top thirty of that week.
The UK DVD release was released on 7 April 2008. The release includes the 2006 Christmas special, commentary on the first episode and a special ‘The Making of...’ documentary.
- Series Two DVD Release