Season -, Episode -
Air date 24 December 1988
Episode guide
The Day of the Welsh Ferret
Come Back, Jack Harry Teesdale
Barry wants to buy Glenda a water bed, the trio dress up as Father Christmas to collect for charity, and Howard asks for help guarding his Auntie Wainwright's shop.
  • 60 Minute Special.
  • First appearance of Auntie Wainwright (guest star).
  • This episode was watched by 17.10 million viewers, making it the 7th most watched program of 1988.
  • Included on the series 11 & 12 boxset.
  • Jim Bowen guest stars for the first time
  • The title "Crums" is, according to dialogue in this episode, an acronym, which stands for the "Christmas Resistance Underground Movement."
  • Guest appearance of Yvette Fielding as Fran (Milburn's girlfriend). Although Milburn himself didn't actually appear as Jonathan Linsley left the show a year before.
  • Cliff Richard's Mistletoe and Wine can be heard in the background in the pub scene.
  • Wally Batty is said to have died in this episode following the death of Joe Gladwin a year earlier.