The boys go to Scotland to catch the Loch Ness Monster.


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Tim Brooke-Taylor ...
Bill Oddie ...
Stanley Baxter ...
Tourism Agent / Loch Ness Monster
Zookeeper in Charge of the Monster House


The Goodies agree to help a London Zoo keeper find a specimen for the Monster House being opened by the Queen. Tim smells an OBE if they are successful as he and the rest of the team head for Scotland to catch the legendary Loch Ness monster. The boys manage to catch something, and after many challenges transport the beast back to London. Do they have the monster? or is the catch far more interesting Written by glen_chapman

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scotland | loch ness monster | zoo | See All (3) »







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1 October 1971 (UK)  »

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Tourism Agent: [after being charged with false advertising] Well, the eggs! Where did you think I'd get eggs that size?
Bill Oddie: They're fakes!
Tourism Agent: They're not, they're not, they're NOT! He wouldn't pay five pounds for a fake egg!
[to Tim, who just bought an egg earlier]
Tourism Agent: Would you?
Graeme Garden: Oh yes he would! He only got O level biology!
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"Monsters don't exist!"
1 December 2006 | by (Ambrosia) – See all my reviews

The Goodies save a man who is about to throw himself off a bridge. He is the keeper of the Monster House at the London Zoo, and is depressed because he doesn't have a monster to exhibit. So the Goodies set off for Scotland to capture the Loch Ness Monster...

An enjoyably daft start to the second season. Scotland as seen here is a land of tartan kilts, bagpipe spiders, Andy Stewart, haggis hunting, road signs that say 'Och Aye The Noo' and sporrans that drink milk and make mewling noises. In other words, one that has only existed in the fevered imaginations of comedy writers. ( Wales would come in for a similar ribbing in Season Five ).

Stanley Baxter was under contract to the B.B.C. when he made this, but his performance is so close to John Laurie's you wonder why they didn't hire the real one. 'Carry On' star Bernard Bresslaw appears as the zoo keeper.

Funniest moment - the Goodies towing the Loch Ness Monster back to London!

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