The patience and kindness of housewives in Killiney is tested when asked to take care of a strange drunk man.

Mike Murphy and Dermot Morgan playing a drunk man and a priest respectively go door to door in Killiney looking for somewhere for the drunk to lay his head.

The priest tries to persuade the housewives to take in the drunk stranger while he sleeps off his alcoholic excess. Understandably apprehensive the women eventually agree to come to his aid before being told they are being filmed for 'The Live Mike' on RTÉ television.

This episode of 'The Live Mike' was broadcast on 8 February 1980. 

'The Live Mike' ran on RTÉ between 1979 and 1983 and combined music, comedy sketches and studio guests.