Goodness Gracious Me (1998–2014)

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A British sketch comedy that explores the integration of Indian and British cultures through a series of satires,musicals and skits.

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Dave Lamb ...
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Sharat Sardana ...
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A British sketch comedy that explores the integration of Indian and British cultures through a series of satires,musicals and skits.

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12 January 1998 (UK)  »

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Curry nam nam  »

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(18 episodes) | (1 episode)

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The title of the show is a reference to the hit comedy song "Goodness Gracious Me" by Peter Sellers and Sophia Loren, in which Sellers plays an Indian doctor in brownface make-up and sings the title phrase. See more »

Quotes

[In an English restaurant in India. Ordering some food]
Indian man 1: . For starter we shall have 6... no 12 bread rolls. For main course everybody?
Indian Man 2: What's the blandest thing on the menu?
James the Waiter: The scampi's our specialty sir.
Indian Man 2: I'll have that.
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Featured in Are You Having a Laugh? Comedy and Christianity (2013) See more »

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REALLY HILARIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!
15 August 2000 | by (sweden) – See all my reviews

This tv-series is very funny.It's a few characters who play a lot of different characters,my favorite is the uncle that says don't insult me,Mr Check please,Smeta smitten the showbiz kitten and the proud over their son mothers.In sweden this show is called curry nam nam,silly name isn't it.This show is very good and funny,I think that everyone should take a look at this series it is really hilarious.I give it 9 out of 10.


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