Two years after learning that Cuckoo died in a climbing accident in the Himalayas Ken is celebrating the fact that Dylan will be leaving home to attend university and Rachel moving in with staid boyfriend Ben. He is less overjoyed when Lorna suggests he has a vasectomy. Then Dale Ashbrick, a hirsute American youngster, arrives at the house, claiming to be Cuckoo's son, searching for the father he has never met. Like his father he is odd, believing that aliens will end the world next day. However he is wrong and, to the menfolk's annoyance, Lorna and Rachel ask him to stay. Written by
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Did You Know?
The language spoken by the supposedly Nepali sherpa is in fact Cantonese, a dialect of Chinese spoken in Guangdong province in southeast China. The sherpa should be speaking in Nepali, an Indo-European language, instead of the Sino-Tibetan language actually being used. Not only are these two languages extremely different, but they're also widely disparate geographically-speaking. Guangdong province and Tibet are separated by a distance of around 1,500 miles. In reality, the reason for the error is that actor Godwin To was speaking in his own local dialect, and what he says bears no relation to the translation given in English. See more