Caught in the Act (The Goodies)

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"Caught in the Act"
The Goodies episode
Episode no. Series 1
Episode 4 (of 76)
Directed by Jim Franklin
Produced by

John Howard Davies

Starring Tim Brooke-Taylor
Graeme Garden
Bill Oddie
Original air date 29 November 1970 (Sunday — 10.00 p.m.)
Guest appearance(s)

Mollie Sugden as "Minister for Trade and Domestic Affairs"
Liz Fraser as "..."
Queenie Watts as "..."
Pauline Devaney as "..."
Ericka Crowne as "..."
Bert Simms as "..."
Ernest Jenkins as "..."

Series 1 episodes
List of The Goodies episodes

"Caught in the Act" is an episode of the award-winning British comedy television series The Goodies.

This episode is also known as "The Playgirl Club" and as "Compromising Photos".

It was written by The Goodies, with songs and music by Bill Oddie.

This episode only exists in black and white.


When the Minister for Trade and Domestic Affairs asks them to retrieve some compromising photos of her at the Playgirl Club, the Goodies have to infiltrate the club.


  • "The Complete Goodies" — Robert Ross, B T Batsford, London, 2000
  • "The Goodies Rule OK" — Robert Ross, Carlton Books Ltd, Sydney, 2006
  • "From Fringe to Flying Circus — 'Celebrating a Unique Generation of Comedy 1960-1980'" — Roger Wilmut, Eyre Methuen Ltd, 1980
  • "The Goodies Episode Summaries" — Brett Allender
  • "The Goodies — Fact File" — Matthew K. Sharp

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