Animals (The Goodies)
|The Goodies episode|
|Episode no.||Series 8
Episode 68 (of 76)
|Original air date||11 February 1980
(Monday — 8.10 p.m.)
|Series 8 episodes|
|List of The Goodies episodes|
This episode is also known as "Animal Liberation" and "Animal Lib" and also "Watership Down".
Written by The Goodies, with songs and music by Bill Oddie.
Tim has been collecting various animals to take part in showbiz. However, Bill and Graeme have other ideas and put the animals to work in energy-saving domestic duties. Tim is horrified at what they have done.
Animals are granted equal rights with humans and it is now illegal for humans to exploit animals.
In the end, the humans have to disguise themselves as rabbits to escape from the fury of the animals.
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