Rick has finally arrived. After 20 years in the business, the hostage ordeal has finally helped him achieve the success he desperately craved for so long. The offers flood in for the 'Prison Siege Comic', as he has been dubbed by the tabloids, the biggest of which is a chance to host the Brave Britain Awards in front of a TV audience of millions. But as he prepares to go on stage, his dream threatens to turn into a nightmare. Jack Dee stars
Rick reluctantly agrees to teach a Stand-up Comedy Workshop in Belford Prison, where he is taken hostage and trapped in the prison library by a knife-wielding prisoner named Donald.
Rick decides to set up his own stand-up comedy workshop, but he inadvertently creates a monster in deranged cafe owner and wannabe comic Michael.
Rick's going from strength to strength on the Bargain Channel, but he's not pleased when Marty takes a shine to his co-presenter, Donna; Clive demands a refund from the Bargain Channel.
Rick lands a job on a bargain shopping channel which impresses Magda, who is a big fan of teleshopping.
Rick has trouble writing his novel; the Sunday paper wants to do a feature on Mel.
Rick hears Mel talking about a job one of her clients is up for.
Rick and Mel are invited to a hit play written by an ex-stand-up.
A near-death experience makes Rick a changed man.
Rick is a guest on a radio panel show and manages to get the worst score of all time; Rick's daughter, Sam, forms a band with her boyfriend, Ben.
When Rick is invited on a TV series that traces celebrities' family trees, his real name is revealed.
Awkward moments in the lives of a stand-up comic and his friends in London.
Rick claims Marty lacks ambition.
Rick appears along side of a Hollywood starlet after landing a cameo role in a movie.
One of Mel's clients presents a new holiday show, `What Not To Pack'.
The women are sick so Rick is forced to take over.
Rick's agent Mel's other client hosts a talk show.
Rick tries to get others to take the blame for his speeding.
Rick becomes a local hero when he stops a suicide.
Rick Spleen appears as a celebrity oracle on daytime quiz show "Trick or Treat."
Rick decides to start exercising after being humiliated by a talk show host.
Rick buys a scooter but fears it may make him look gay, so he buys a leather jacket.
Rick confides he may have killed a popular entertainer by accident.
Rick sports a black eye after getting into a fight at an awards ceremony.
Rick has regrets about presenting a You've Been Framed-style DVD.
Rick fronts a government TV recycling campaign.