Desiree Carthorse noted anti sex campaigner enlists the Goodies to produce a film about sex without mention sex. The boys put a sanitized piece together and show it to her. She objects to the use of the word gender in the opening sequence and threatens to sue the boys. She quickly convinces the world the Goodies are smut mongers and can't be trusted. They see a chance of redemption when a TV show featuring Reginald Wheelbarrow discusses the film. The Goodies kidnap the Member of Parliament and appear in his place, talking how tame the film is. The BBC realizes the ruse but then commission the boys to make more films. It is explained that the controversy around gender education is a way to keep people occupied with nonsense while the put the most violent shows they can think of. Graeme and Tim are disgusted by the idea, but Bill embraces the concept as a way to make lots of money. Eventually Desiree Tim and Graeme join forces to stop him by sabotaging the studios where Bill is making ... Written by
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This episode, with it's character Mrs. Desiree Carthorse, an obvious parody of Mary Whitehouse
, was specifically written in response to a letter the Goodies received from Mary Whitehouse in real life. She wrote to them after their first episode aired, congratulating them on how suitable their brand of comedy was for family audiences. The trio were so mortified by this unwanted 'honor', that they devised this thinly-veiled parody to get out of Whithouse's good books. See more
[In the sex education film that the Goodies have made for young children. A picture of Tim is being displayed
This is a man.
[Picture changes to a shot of some anonymous woman
...And this isn't.
[Picture changes to a shot of Tim and the woman standing side-by-side
This is a picture of a man and a woman. Do you know what the difference is? Yes, that's right; men are better at football. But, you know, there are other differences, as well...