Russell Howard & Mum. Image shows from L to R: Russell Howard, Ninette Howard. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Russell Howard & Mum

Comedy Central factual travel series starring Russell Howard and his mum. 24 episodes (4 series), 2016 - 2019. Features Russell Howard and Ninette Howard.

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Russell Howard & Mum. Image shows from L to R: Ninette Howard, Unknown, Russell Howard.

1. The Road To Enlightenment In India (Pushkar)

First broadcast: Wednesday 9th October 2019

Russell and Ninette are getting spiritual in the Holy City of Pushkar in India. Their Cosmic guide is a barber who is out of this world. He's taking them on a journey of enlightenment via a rat temple, the festival of Holi and one hell of a massage that teaches them the true meaning of 'RELAX!'.

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Russell Howard & Mum. Image shows from L to R: Russell Howard, Ninette Howard. Copyright: Avalon Television.

2. Conquering K-Pop In South Korea

First broadcast: Wednesday 16th October 2019

Forget Gangnan Style, Russell and Ninette are in South Korea and are doing it Oppan Howard style. They are in Seoul and getting fully involved in the music phenomenon of K-pop and transforming themselves into the first and possibly last mother and son K-Pop duo...

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Russell Howard & Mum. Image shows from L to R: Ninette Howard, Russell Howard. Copyright: Avalon Television.

3. Going Underground In Tokyo

First broadcast: Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Russell and Ninette are in Tokyo but ignoring the usual tourist traps, they're heading underground and embracing the truly weird and wonderful side of this metropolis. They're meeting some magical maids, renting some mates and Russell's having a go at being a gigolo at one of Tokyo's infamous Host Clubs.

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Russell Howard & Mum. Image shows from L to R: Russell Howard, Ninette Howard.

4. New Year In Thailand

First broadcast: Wednesday 30th October 2019

It's Chinese New Year so obviously Russell and his mum Ninette are in... Thailand. Chinese New Year is massive in Thailand and the Howards are getting fully involved in the celebrations of the Year of the Dog. Along the way they're sampling some of the more unusual activities Thailand has to offer before literally chasing the dragon in the New Year parade.

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Russell Howard & Mum. Image shows from L to R: Ninette Howard, Russell Howard.

5. Getting Cultural In Kerala

First broadcast: Wednesday 6th November 2019

Russell and Ninette are in Kerala in India, they're embracing the Southern states' traditions, both old and new. From climbing trees to get their hands on some booze, pouring oil on their heads to raise their IQ and trying out the ancient performance artform of Kathakali to tell the story of Star Wars.

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Russell Howard & Mum. Image shows from L to R: Ninette Howard, Russell Howard.

6. Turning 60 In Japan

First broadcast: Wednesday 13th November 2019

The Howards are in Japan for Ninette's 60th Birthday and in this amazing country Russell has set her a challenge: come up with a birthday bucket list including all the incredible things she would love to do. Ninette's beautiful mind has not quite delivered a list tailored for the land of the rising sun so they're off to break a world record with her arse, find the northern lights in the far east and milk a cow...

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