Goodness Gracious Me. Image shows from L to R: Nina Wadia, Kulvinder Ghir, Dave Lamb, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal. Copyright: BBC.

Goodness Gracious Me

BBC Two sketch show about British-Asian culture. 23 episodes (3 series), 1998 - 2015. Stars Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Kulvinder Ghir, Nina Wadia and others.

Series 1, Episode 2

A Hindu father brings his children home a pet - unfortunately not exactly the cat or dog they wanted; Fixer Uncle makes his unwelcome presence felt, and in the latest episode of India's hottest travel show, Backpacks, four students visit the UK.

Further details

Sketches


Mrs "I Can Make It At Home" - Restaurant
The Six Million Rupee Man - Episode One: Sugar Sugar
Coming out
Mrs "I Can Make It At Home" - Cheese
Daisy the pet cow - Part 1
Mrs "I Can Make It At Home" - Operation
Fixer Uncle - Holiday
I Know Him Too Well
Fixer Uncle - Money
Audition
Daisy the pet cow - Part 2
Fixer Uncle - Kidney
The Bhangramuffins - Oprah Winfrey
Fixer Uncle - Funeral
The Delhi Students - Backpacks: Rough Guide To The United Kingdom
Mrs "I Can Make It At Home" - Masterchef

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 19th January 1998
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sanjeev Bhaskar Various
Meera Syal Various
Kulvinder Ghir Various
Nina Wadia Various
Dave Lamb Ensemble Actor
Anil Desai Ensemble Actor
Amanda Holden Ensemble Actor
Sharat Sardana Ensemble Actor
Nitin Sawhney Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Loyd Grossman Self
Jon Rake Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Sharat Sardana Writer
Richard Pinto Writer
Sanjeev Bhaskar Writer
Meera Syal Writer
Sharat Sardana Script Editor
Nina Wadia Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Gareth Carrivick Director
Anil Gupta Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Gina Parr Production Designer
John Collins Composer
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