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 2

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 13th November 1998

The golf-enthusiastic Cooper and Robinson couples misunderstand the meaning of swinging; we meet a Bollywood star making his first Western movie; and there's a Punjabi spoof of Aqua's pop hit Barbie Girl.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 20th November 1998

This week, the Delhi Students return for another adventure, this time on a glorious London commuter railway line. The Bhangramuffins discuss football, and an obnoxious grandmother alienates those around her with sarcasm.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 27th November 1998

The Bhangramuffins talk genetics; an elderly woman in India recalls the glorious days of the British Empire; Guru Mahareshi Yogi attempts to explain the importance of Krishna; and the Indian Bridegroom Detective has some work to do.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 4th December 1998

Mr "Everything Comes From India" tries his hand at Mastermind; the melodramatic famliy go out for a picnic; Fixer Uncle is back; and we meet a Maharaja with a very exotic appetite.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 11th December 1998

This week we take a look at the Cambridge years of Indian independence leaders Nehru and Jinnah; visit Rav's Animal Hospital; a young woman receives some disturbing sex advice on the eve of her wedding; and Skipinder is back.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 18th December 1998

This week we meet a rather loud and inappropriate auntie; the Sindi Dolls board an aeroplane; the Coopers and Robinsons are off in the country; and Konnie Huq makes an appearance.

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Christmas Special

First broadcast: Wednesday 23rd December 1998

Goodness Gracious Me goes festive for Christmas. Mr "Everything Comes From India" makes some interesting arguments; the Robinsons and Coopers share a traditional meal; we see inside a women's drop-in centre; and Rav's Animal Hospital returns.

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