Sammy The Snake

Watch probably the most famous scene from Phoenix Nights, in which the club is greeted with a giant inflatable, Sammy the Snake!

Dodgy Eric

Played By: Bernard Wrigley

Episodes: 2

Most memorable quote: 

“Sammy the snake!” –  Dodgy Eric

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Dodgy Eric appears in Episode 2 of both Season 1 and Season 2. In Season 1, Eric sells a bucking bronco to Brian Potter as a replacement for a faulty snooker table. In Season 2, Eric brings Brian an inflatable bouncy castle, which appears to be shaped like an erect penis when inflated, but is disguised as a snake by Eric.