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Carry on Again Doctor (1969)

Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff, Gladstone Screwer, and he flies back to England to fame and fortune. ... See full summary »

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Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff, Gladstone Screwer, and he flies back to England to fame and fortune. But others want to cash in on his good fortunes, and some just want him brought down a peg or two. Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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10 May 1970 (USA)  »

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Carry on Again Doctor or Where There's a Pill There's a Way or The Bowels Are Ringing or If You Say It's Your Thermometer I'll Have to Believe You, But It's a Funny Place to Put It.  »

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Trivia

The cameo of Wilfrid Brambell in this movie (as well as Harry H. Corbett's starring appearance in Carry on Screaming! (1966)) is often claimed as the reason why Steptoe and Son (1962) was resurrected on the BBC (it had been cancelled in 1965). The show soon returned to television in the spring of 1970. See more »

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Dr Nookey sees patients in his own Out-Patient consulting room. The same room reappears later as the Casualty Department, with the desks and chairs removed. See more »

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Native Porter: All right, Dr. Cookie.
Dr. Jimmy Nookey: Nookey, mate, Nookey.
Native Porter: Yes, yes - Cookie.
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Followed by Carry on Girls (1973) See more »

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One of the funnier Carry On outings
11 April 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love a vast majority of the Carry On films such as Screaming, Cleo and Up the Khyber, and this entry is no exception. Sidney James is underused but still has fun as Gladstone Screwer, admittedly an odd name,and the film does feel a little short but Carry on Again Doctor is still very funny and entertaining. Jim Dale does an above decent job taking centre stage as Doctor Nookey, with excellent comic timing. Kenneth Williams is great as always, and Charles Hawtrey has one of his better outings as Dr Stoppidge, allowing to hiss vehemently and bitterly. The locations of the Bautific Islands are very nice, and the script is filled with one liners that are witty and hilarious. Plus the slapstick finale is genuinely funny, quite possibly one of the funnier finales in the franchise. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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