Jeremy is joined again by Emmanuelle Harscouet to investigate 1976's comedy thriller Silver Streak, starring Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Jill Clayburgh and Patrick McGoohan, with the symposium taking in such subjects as Sunday afternoons on ITV, British Rail FM, Canadian accents and The Magic Roundabout.

The city of Cologne was founded in 38 BC by the Romans, who named their new settlement Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium, referring to the vestal virgin Claudia, who saved her father from attack by plebians, and Marcus Agrippa, general of the armies of Augustus, first emperor of Rome.