The Joy Ride

Upstairs Downstairs: Season 5

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Autumn, 1921: James Bellamy's (Simon Williams) outlook on life improves when he takes up flying as a hobby. Upon the return of his young stepmother Virginia (Hannah Gordon), James invites her for a spin in his airplane. Joy turns to anxiety in the Bellamy household when the plane disappears and its occupants are reported missing. Written by Alfred Shaughnessy, "The Joy Ride" first aired in England on September 28, 1975, and in America on February 6, 1977.

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