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The Goodies

Sex and Violence (Season 2, Episode 11)
TV Episode | Comedy

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 ...See moreDesiree 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 his productions. Bill goes crazy at the interference and tries to kill the other Goodies with a machine gun. He continues on in his rampage till he accidentally blows up the BBC destroying all TV broadcast in the British Isles Written by glen_chapman See less
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Writers
Tim Brooke-Taylor (creator) | Graeme Garden (creator) | Bill Oddie (creator)
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Status
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Updated Dec 31, 1971

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Dec 31, 1971 (United Kingdom)
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Tim Brooke-Taylor
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Graeme Garden
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Bill Oddie
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Beryl Reid
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Richard Wattis
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Valerie Stanton
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Tony West
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7.7 / 10 | 39 votes