Friday, December 30th, 2005
s0e1: Return of the Goodies
The Goodies finally return to television after nearly 25 years with a compilation of classic clips, interviews and new material.
Sunday, September 24th, 1972
s0e2: A Collection of Goodies
A lack of finances sees Tim filling out a Tax Evasion form for the Goodies, with Graeme's computer providing timely reminders of the bizarre items which he is trying to claim for.
Monday, December 25th, 1972
s0e3: DVD Extras - Five Minute Christmas Clip
The Goodies Travelling Instant Five-Minute Christmas, clip from "Christmas Night with the Stars"
Sunday, February 27th, 1972
s0e4: DVD Extras - Gymnasium
Originally shown as part of the 'Engelbert With the Young Generation' series and subsequently compiled into 'A Collection of Goodies' (aka 'Special Tax Edition').
Friday, December 1st, 1978
s0e5: DVD Extras - Crackerjack Clip
The Goodies sing "A Man's Best Friend is His Duck" on Crackerjack.
Sunday, November 8th, 1970
s1e1: Tower of London
The Goodies are asked to assist in discovering who is stealing the Beefeaters' beef.
Sunday, November 15th, 1970
The Goodies are asked to market a bedtime drink called ""Venom."" They decide that the first thing that is needed is a name change - to ""Snooze.""
Sunday, November 22nd, 1970
s1e3: Love the Police AKA Police Public Image AKA Give Police a Chance
The Goodies are hired to improve the image of the police with the general public.
Sunday, November 29th, 1970
s1e4: Caught in the Act AKA Compromising Photos
The Goodies are asked to recover some sexually explicit photographs of politicians.
Sunday, December 6th, 1970
s1e5: The Greenies AKA Army Games
The Goodies go on holiday to a Cornish village that has been subjected to military takeover.
Sunday, December 13th, 1970
s1e6: Cecily AKA Servants
The Goodies take a job helping out at a Stately Home, and meet sweet Cecily, who is not all that she seems ...
Sunday, December 20th, 1970
s1e7: Radio Goodies AKA Pirate Radio Goodies
The Goodies open a pirate radio station - and post office.
Friday, October 1st, 1971
s2e1: The Loch Ness Monster AKA Scotland
The Goodies help a suicidal zookeeper to locate a monster for London Zoo's Snowdon Monster House.
Friday, October 8th, 1971
s2e2: Sporting Goodies AKA The Commonwealth Games
The Goodies take part in the Commonwealth Games as the British team against the August Bank Holiday Islands - with the entire Commonwealth at stake.
Friday, October 15th, 1971
The land is covered in pollution and the Goodies suspect corruption.
Friday, October 22nd, 1971
s2e4: The Lost Tribe of the Orinoco AKA The Lost Tribe
The Goodies are asked to find Professor Knutts who went missing whilst leading an expedition to find the Lost Tribe of the Orinoco in 1951. They eventually find him - in Sevenoaks.
Friday, October 29th, 1971
s2e5: The Stolen Musicians AKA The Music Master AKA The Music Lovers
Musicians are being kidnapped all over the country, so The Goodies become famous musicians too, eventually get stolen and come face-to-face with their arch-enemy - The Music Master.
Friday, November 5th, 1971
s2e6: Culture for the Masses AKA Art For Art's Sake
Tim's crusade to stop rich Americans from buying all of Britain's art treasures sees him bidding a huge amount of money for one painting, forcing the Goodies to take drastic action to pay for it.
Friday, November 12th, 1971
s2e7: Kitten Kong
The Goodies' Animal Clinic looks after various problem animals, including Twinkle the kitten who, thanks to Graeme's growth formula, grows to a massive size and terrorises London.
Friday, November 19th, 1971
s2e8: Come Dancing AKA Wicked Waltzing
Asked to be part of a formation dancing team, the Goodies find that dancing isn't as gentle and pure as they thought, especially when they encounter Delia Capone and her corrupt team.
Friday, December 10th, 1971
s2e9: Farm Fresh Food AKA Health Farm
Disgusted at the awful cuisine served up at Ye Olde Shepherds Restaurant, the Goodies head to the farm of Tim's uncle for some fresh country food, only to be further disappointed upon arrival.
Friday, December 17th, 1971
s2e10: Women's Lib AKA Sexual Revolution
Bill reports Graeme and Tim to the Women's Liberation Front after he disapproves of their treatment of Graeme's new totty. As a punishment, they are sent to work for Lord Charles (a Male Chauvinist) - Graeme as the butler, and Tim as the maid.
Friday, December 31st, 1971
s2e11: Gender Education AKA Sex and Violence
In response to a proposed appaling BBC film (for schoolchildren, mark you) on S-E-X education, Mrs. Desiree Carthorse - the self-proclaimed most powerful person in the field of television, if not the world - enlists The Goodies to make her version: ""How To Make Babies By Doing Dirty Things."" However, she dismisses it as too rude without even watching it. So a rebellious Bill starts making video nasties for the BBC.
Friday, January 7th, 1972
s2e12: Charity Bounce
The Goodies are bouncing on spacehoppers from London to Brighton for charity. However, they continue to bounce on around the world much to the horror of their tight-fisted sponsor.
Friday, January 14th, 1972
s2e13: The Baddies
The Goodies' bid to win the Nice Person Of The Year Award is being sabotaged by the mysterious Dr. Petal and his evil robot doubles of the Goodies and other famous people.
Sunday, February 4th, 1973
s3e1: The New Office AKA Moving Day
The Goodies need a new office, but after being ripped-off in the local estate agent they decide to build their own - a Graeme-designed mobile disused railway station.
Sunday, February 11th, 1973
s3e2: A Hunting We Will Go AKA Hunting Pink AKA Where There's a Will ...
Tim is off to spend the weekend at Tally Ho Towers with his rich Great Uncle Butcher-Fitzsimmons. He is dressed as a Guardsman in the hope that this will impress the old man into leaving Tim all his money in his will. Bill and Graeme think this is despicable, disgusting - and a very good idea, so they invite themselves along.
Sunday, February 18th, 1973
s3e3: Winter Olympics
The Goodies agree to be Britain's team in the Winter Olympics at the North Pole (there's apparently been a lot of snow there recently).
Sunday, February 25th, 1973
s3e4: Black Magic AKA That Old Black Magic AKA Which Witch is Which?
Witch Hazel's problems with casting spells leads the Goodies to help her to contact lost souls via a sÃ©ance and Graeme's mystical powers eventually see him turned into a gibbon.
Sunday, March 4th, 1973
s3e5: The Lost Island of Munga AKA For Those in Peril on the Sea AKA A High-Sea Adventure
Graeme's urge to recreate an early Viking expedition and find the Lost Island Of Munga sees the Goodies shipwrecked and at the mercy of an old foe from a previous show.
Sunday, March 11th, 1973
s3e6: Way Outward Bound AKA Outward Bounds
The failure to find any kids willing to go to an adventure school forces the Goodies to attend disguised as children, only to find that the school is being used for a far more sinister cause.
Saturday, December 1st, 1973
Tim's Uncle King Arthur (actually Arthur King, but appearing as ""King, Arthur"" in the phone book) is away on holiday and the Goodies have to look after his home, firstly turning it into a tourist attraction, then having to defend it from the clutches of the local town planner.
Saturday, December 8th, 1973
s4e2: Invasion of the Moon Creatures AKA The Planet of the Rabbits
Graeme's attempt to send rabbits to the moon seems to be a failure until Bill and Tim's space voyage discovers plots of vegies and the menacing presence of Big Bunny.
Saturday, December 15th, 1973
s4e3: Hospital for Hire AKA The National Health Service
A bad experience with the hospital system forces the Goodies to become doctors themselves and attempt to fix up the health system with the help of Graeme's magic elixir.
Monday, December 24th, 1973
s4e4: The Goodies and the Beanstalk
The Goodies have hit rock-bottom and are forced to sell Buttercup for a tin of baked beans. In an act of desperation, Graeme plants one of the beans ...
Saturday, December 29th, 1973
s4e5: The Stone Age AKA Archaeologists AKA Tyrannosaurus Rex AKA Pot Holing
Graeme discovers an ancient tunnel below the Goodies' office and his penchant for potholing soon finds the Goodies stuck inside the stomach of a prehistoric tyrannosaurus rex.
Saturday, January 5th, 1974
s4e6: Goodies in the Nick AKA The Great Goodies Bank Robbery
A timid policeman needs the Goodies' help in boosting his tally of arrests, but their fiendishly cunning bank robbery sees them locked away in prison and desperate to escape.
Saturday, January 12th, 1974
s4e7: The Race
A wrong turn to Skegness sees the Goodies winning the Tour de France cycling race, so they decide to also enter Le Mans and convert their disused railway station office into a car.
Monday, February 10th, 1975
s5e1: The Movies AKA The British Film Industry
The Goodies buy a movie studio and attempt to revitalise the British film industry, but ultimately descend into chaos when they each try to shoot their own film at the same time.
Monday, February 17th, 1975
s5e2: Clown Virus
A job to dispose of a harmless can of ""tomato soup"" for an American military base sees the whole British population turned into clowns and ripe for an invasion by US troops.
Monday, February 24th, 1975
s5e3: Chubbie Chumps AKA Radio 2 AKA The Beauty Contest
Tim has become rather flabby while the others have been away fishing, but trims himself down thanks to a brainwashing radio DJ and enters the Miss Housewife Of The Year Contest.
Monday, March 3rd, 1975
s5e4: Wacky Wales
An invitation to an eisteddfod in Wales has the Goodies in all sorts of trouble with the Reverend after they dare to break many of the puritanical local laws and actually try to entertain people.
Monday, March 10th, 1975
Graeme's dog breeding venture gets out of hand and Tim's only chance to win at Crufts is to dress Bill in a dog costume, which forces Graeme to custom-make a shaggy monster of his own.
Monday, March 17th, 1975
s5e6: Scatty Safari AKA The Existance of Rolf Harris
The main attraction at The Goodies Star Safari Park, Tony Blackburn, is hearing the call of the wild and pining for his freedom. The trio realise that they can no longer keep such a magnificent beast in captivity, and release him. But who should they get to replace him?
Monday, March 24th, 1975
s5e7: Kung Fu Kapers AKA Ecky Thump
Bill reveals himself to be a Grand Master of the infinitely more subtle and superior Lancastrian martial art of Ecky Thump.
Monday, March 31st, 1975
s5e8: Lighthouse Keeping Loonies AKA The Lighthouse Men
The Goodies answer an advert for ""a little light housekeeping"" and find themselves stuck for five years in charge of an ""overgrown lamppost.""
Monday, April 7th, 1975
s5e9: Rome Antics
In 55AD the early Goodies venture to Rome to provide entertainment for the fruit-fancying Emperor, but are eventually confronted by Attila the Hun and the invading Barbarians.
Monday, April 14th, 1975
s5e10: Cunning Stunts AKA Fleet Street Goodies
Bill is fired from the Goodies' newspaper for being a hopeless reporter and after he is rejected by the love of his life, he decides to end it all by entering the Eurovision Raving Loony Contest.
Monday, April 21st, 1975
s5e11: South Africa AKA South African Adventure AKA Apartheight
The Goodies are forced to emigrate to South Africa where the absence of black people forces a new form of segregation called apart-height, mainly affecting short people like jockeys and Bill.
Monday, April 28th, 1975
s5e12: Bunfight at the OK Tea Rooms
With hardly a penny to their name, the Goodies go prospecting for gold - and discover Cornish cream.
Monday, May 5th, 1975
s5e13: The End AKA Encased in Concrete
The Goodies are trapped inside a 350-foot block of concrete, with ""turps for burps"", changing religion, cannibalism and I-spy all on the agenda while being stuck at close quarters for so long.
Tuesday, September 21st, 1976
s6e1: Lips, or Almighty Cod
An extension to the Eskimos fishing limits soon has Britain codless, so the Goodies smuggle a cod back from Greenland and grow it to a huge size, but still have to ward off the Eskimos.
Tuesday, September 28th, 1976
s6e2: Hype Pressure AKA The Rock and Roll Revival
Tim's nasty tv talent show is a flop after Bill and Graeme's folk singing is a hit with the judges, so Tim sets about creating the rock â??n roll revival and becomes a loony tv director.
Tuesday, October 5th, 1976
s6e3: Daylight Robbery on the Orient Express
Goodies Holidays is creating an exciting mystery tour aboard the Orient Express for the Detectives Club, but things go astray when the train is hijacked and taken to the Le Boring Contest.
Tuesday, October 12th, 1976
s6e4: Black and White Beauty
Graeme has established a rest home for clapped-out old animals and is sent a pantomime horse, which Tim trains before it is callously stolen by Bill to enter in the Grand National.
Tuesday, October 19th, 1976
s6e5: It Might As Well be String
A series of too-honest ads sees revenue for the Goodies' advertising agency plummet, until Tim discovers the joys of string, and Bill and Graeme set about ripping him off.
Tuesday, October 26th, 1976
s6e6: 2001 and a Bit
The futuristic sons of the Goodies have become bored with the extremely violent forms of modern entertainment and seek to revive something truly civilised from their fathers' era â?? cricket.
Tuesday, November 2nd, 1976
s6e7: The Goodies Almost Live
A concert featuring many of The Goodies' best known songs, including Cactus In My Y-Fronts, Funky Gibbon, Black Pudding Bertha, Bounce, Last Chance Dance and Wild Thing.
Tuesday, November 1st, 1977
s7e1: Alternative Roots AKA The Goodies Find Their Roots
A historical look back at the ancestors of the Goodies; Celtic Kilty (Graeme), County Cutie (Tim) and Kinda Kinky (Bill) and how they were captured by the evil television slave traders.
Tuesday, November 8th, 1977
Disgusted by Tim and Graeme's love of hunting, Bill vows to protect the last dodo from extinction, even though it has all sorts of horrible behavioural problems for him to contend with.
Tuesday, November 22nd, 1977
s7e3: Scoutrageous AKA Scouting Adventures
Tim indoctrinates Bill and Graeme into the Scouts. But they take things to extremes resulting in the movement being declared illegal.
Tuesday, November 29th, 1977
s7e4: Punky Business AKA Rock Goodies AKA Punkerella
The rapidly growing punk craze sees Tim as the lone defender of shiny shoes and niceness after both Graeme and Bill have sunk to punk, but even Tim wants to be able to go the Trendsetters Ball.
Tuesday, December 6th, 1977
s7e5: Royal Command AKA Royal Command Performance
The revised Royal Variety Show hosted by Graeme is so well received by the royal family that they enter showbiz but end up in hospital, requiring the Goodies to act as their replacements.
Thursday, December 22nd, 1977
s7e6: Earthanasia AKA The End of the World Show
It's Christmas Eve, and as The Goodies prepare for Christmas they learn that the world is about to end.
Monday, January 14th, 1980
s8e1: Goodies and Politics AKA Politics
Graeme is faced with selling the image of two potential Prime Ministers to the nation; Bill as the revolutionary Che Monyou and Tim as the stunning Timita.
Monday, January 21st, 1980
s8e2: Saturday Night Grease
Bill decides to open Disco Bilius and introduces a mixed dancing competition.
Monday, January 28th, 1980
s8e3: A Kick in the Arts
The British Olympic team is broke. Tim joins them and competes against Graeme's and Bill's Rest Of The World team.
Monday, February 4th, 1980
s8e4: U-Friend or UFO?
The strange alien abductions of trombonists cause Bill to take up the â??bone in a bid to solve the mystery, while Graeme constructs EBGB the robot to help Tim out at his Knutters Knoll Knitespot.
Monday, February 11th, 1980
s8e5: Animals AKA Animal Liberation
Tim becomes an animal rights activist. So Bill becomes a vegetable rights activist, and a Watership Down parody ensues.
Monday, February 18th, 1980
s8e6: War Babies
The Goodies are grown-up babies who are sent off to boarding school during the war years, and are asked by Churchill to go behind enemy lines to buy him a box of German cigars.
Sunday, December 27th, 1981
s9e1: Snow White 2 AKA Pantomime
The Goodies are kicked out of the Seven Dwarves for being too tall and are lost and unemployed until they attempt to enter the castle controlled by the princesses.
Saturday, January 9th, 1982
s9e2: Robot AKA Automation
Due to dire financial conditions, Bill is fired and replaced with a baby robot; however Tim and Graeme need help with raising the robot and hire a strange bearded Swedish nanny to look after it.
Saturday, January 16th, 1982
s9e3: Football Crazy
Bill the soccer hooligan is in fine form as Tim becomes Chief of Police in a bid to stamp out such boorish conduct, with football then becoming so boring that its fans flock to the ballet instead.
Saturday, January 23rd, 1982
s9e4: Big Foot AKA In Search of Bigfoot AKA In Search Of ... Arthur C. Clarke
The Goodies set off to the Canadian Rockies in search of the mythical Arthur C Clarke, but find all sorts of other weird creatures including the legendary Bigfoot.
Saturday, January 30th, 1982
s9e5: Change of Life
The Goodies are preparing to close their business due to old age until the threat of the robot taking over forces them to undertake the Standard Test to see if they are still capable of being Goodies.
Saturday, February 6th, 1982
s9e6: Holiday AKA The Holidays
A supposedly relaxing holiday in the seaside village of Dunsquabblin turns very stressful when the Goodies are trapped inside for 17 days due to heavy rain and snow.
Monday, December 15th, 1969
s0e6: DVD Extras - Broaden Your Mind
Very little exists of the 1968/1969 pre-cursor to The Goodies. Presented here are the 35mm film inserts to one show that would have been seen at various points in the episode interspersed with other material recorded on videotape in the studio. This material is sourced directly from the original film and is presented without the audience reaction, which would have been part of the original broadcast.
s0e7: DVD Extras - Out-Takes
s0e9: Comedy Connections - The Goodies
Sunday, July 11th, 2010
s0e10: The Goodies 40th Anniversary - In Conversation
s0e11: DVD Extras - Digital Restoration Feature 1
Scenes and commentary on the problems facing the restoration team.
s0e12: DVD Extras - Storyboard for The Goodies and the Beanstalk
s0e13: DVD Extras Easter Egg - Timeclock
Short clip explaining the pre-aired timeclock counting down to live for broadcast of one of the episodes. Includes audio of Bill Oddie and Tim Brooke-Taylor yelping and scrambling to get ready with 10 seconds to air.
s0e14: DVD Extras Easter Egg - Station Ident
BBC station identification leading in to opening credits.
s0e15: DVD Extras - Digital Restoration Feature 2
Existing 16mm film elements were examined by Amanda Whitby and digital copies of the existing analogue videotape recordings were compared to ascertain the best source, along with some new transfers from the original 2-inch mastertapes. Colour grading, noise reduction and reconstruction of 'Come Dancing' episode by Jonathan Wood.
Tuesday, April 22nd, 1975
s0e16: Goodies Music Archive - Funky Gibbon
Monday, June 23rd, 1975
s0e17: Goodies Music Archive - Black Pudding Bertha
Tuesday, November 11th, 1975
s0e18: Goodies Music Archive - Nappy Love and Wild Thing
Tuesday, December 9th, 1975
s0e19: Goodies Music Archive - Make a Daft Noise for Christmas
Sunday, April 9th, 1972
s2e14: Kitten Kong (Montreux edition)
The Goodies' Animal Clinic looks after various problem animals, including Twinkle the kitten who, thanks to Graeme's growth formula, grows to a massive size and terrorises London.
Saturday, July 7th, 1973
Appalled at the offensive songs in the hit parade, the Goodies perform a sickly sweet song on the Maxie Grease Show. But Bill is exploited and turned into a superstar by an unscrupulous agent.
Sunday, December 21st, 1975
s5e14: Goodies Rule - OK?
The unwanted Goodies finally hit the big time after years of failure, only for the government to topple and all forms of fun to be banned, requiring a civil uprising and a puppet government
Saturday, February 13th, 1982
s9e7: Animals are People Too AKA Animals AKA Pets
Graeme's pet shop has a special new line - people dressed up as animals, but they also suffer from being dumped so Tim sets up a protection society, while Graeme cruelly puts the strays to work.
Thursday, November 4th, 2010
s0e20: The One Show
The Goodies were once again reunited when the BBC one show, entitled "The One Show", brought them back. It concluded with Tim riding a tandem alone while the others stared / watched. Show air date was November 4th 2010