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The marketing department of a pharmaceutical company decides to enlist a dentist to endorse it's brand of toothpaste although they would be struck off for doing so. They hire two recent graduates who find themselves tied into a contract they failed to read. Having decided that the product is rubbish, the graduates set about developing a new, better toothpaste which they consider worthy of being struck off for.Written by
This film is occasionally referred to as "Carry On TV", but has no official connection with the Carry On... series of films. See more »
When Jill is in the bath advertising "Proudfoot's Pink Pierre", there is a large mirror behind her. When she stands up, it's gone. See more »
The end credits are shown over Richard Wattis walking with Sandwich boards advertising the toothpaste. When he turns to face the camera, the front board say The End. He continues to walk towards the camera until the words on the board fill the screen. See more »
I watched "Dentist on the Job" not long ago. I read in a particular review about the film: "You'll soon be crying out for laughing gas". Bob Monkhouse and Kenneth Connor are a couple of dentists who establish their own brand of toothpaste, with assistance from glamour girl Shirley Eaton and must gain approval from boss Eric Barker.
Not one of the finer examples of British comedy, but worth watching for some excellent performances from the finest British character players, along with a cameo from Charles Hawtrey as a dentist.
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