The Goodies (1970–1981)

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Long running British situation comedy with the vaguest of situations. The Goodies are a three man agency whose brief is to do 'anything, anytime'. This gave the series carte blanche to do ... See full summary »

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Bill Oddie ...
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Long running British situation comedy with the vaguest of situations. The Goodies are a three man agency whose brief is to do 'anything, anytime'. This gave the series carte blanche to do whatsoever it pleased, with a cartoon-like surrealism and a heavy reliance on slapstick. Ran for ten years on BBC TV before removing for one final series to the commercial channel London Weekend Television. Written by D.Giddings <darren.giddings@newcastle.ac.uk>

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Episode 2.7 "Kitten Kong" was entered in the 1972 Montreax TV Festival and won the Silver Rose. In episode 3.1 "The New Office", Tim can be seen painting it gold. See more »

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Bill: Be fair, I think the GPO have got a very difficult job to do.
Tim: Yes, that's why they do it so badly.
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"I spy with my little eye..."
23 January 2003 | by (LV, NV) – See all my reviews

I would not miss these guys along with Python when I was in high school, and I'm sure it warped me. I recall a jockey's uprising, no longer able to withstand the indignities of "Apart-Height". There was a couple of lucky scone miners who got squirted in the face when they hit a vein of strawberry jam. And of course, the longest game of 'I Spy' on record with only one piece of furniture in the room. Out of context, yeah, sounds daft, kinda like quotes from "The Aqua Teen Hunger Force".


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