Air Date 15th November 2007
Director Paul King
Previous The Nightmare of Milky Joe
Next Journey to the Centre of a Punk

All episodes: 123

Eels is the first episode of the third series of the Mighty Boosh. It was aired on the 15th November 2007 on BBC Three. It pulled in 1 million viewers which is the largest in BBC Three's history. It is followed by Journey to the Centre of the Punk


Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details follow.
Naboo and Bollo leave the Nabootique to go on a stag party with Saboo, Tony Harrison, Kirk and the rest of the shaman council, leaving Howard and Vince in charge. Howard and Vince compete at who can earn the most money, thus becoming the better shopkeeper. Vince wins thanks to the Celebradar, a machine built by his friend Leyroy. It displays the location of a celebrity that Vince has tagged 'like pigeons'. He then sells the knowledge of their current whereabouts to fans. After Howard is "hit on" by Eleanor, a loneley widow who finds him attractive, he gives up,closes the shop, shooing out the remaining customers. Vince then leaves to tag Pete Neon, lead singer of the Neon Needles, and Howard is left to stock-check. The Hitcher arrives and takes a survival patch, an elbow patch with a flint weave used to start fires, from Howard.The Hitcher then urinates in Howard's face. Afterwards he sings the Song "Eels" and demands 1000 Euros for protection money. Vince returns and Howard explains the situation. Vince then Tries to contact Naboo for help.
Spoilers end here.

Songs featuredEdit

  • Eels Performed by the Hitcher
  • Nu Rave Eels by the Hitcher, Howard and Vince.

thumb|300px|right|The "eels" song