List of Da Ali G Show episodes
The Da Ali G Show is a satirical television series created by Sacha Baron Cohen that aired for three 6–episode seasons. In the series, Baron Cohen plays three unorthodox journalists: Ali G, Borat Sagdiyev and Brüno Gehard. The first season took place in the UK and aired on Channel 4 from 30 March 2000, to 5 May 2000, while the second and third seasons took place in the US and aired on HBO from 21 February 2003, to 22 August 2004, and are known as Ali G in da USAiii in countries the original season aired in. All three seasons are available on DVD. Three spin-off films: Ali G Indahouse, Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan and Brüno have also been released. The show was a critical success and received a number of awards and nominations.
|First aired||Last aired||Network|
|1||6||31 March 2000||5 May 2000||Channel 4|
|2||6||21 February 2003||28 March 2003||HBO|
|3||6||18 July 2004||22 August 2004|
Season 1 (2000)
|Title||Original air date|
|1||1||"Neil Hamilton"||31 March 2000|
Skit: Ali pitches his new movie Booka in Cannes|
Interviewee: Neil Hamilton
The Message: Ali leads a roundtable discussion on Animal Rights
Ali G hosts the game show Who Wants to Win an Ounce?
Borat Learns about British etiquette
Music Guest: Gaz Coombes of Supergrass
Ali's Final Thought
|2||2||"John Humphrys"||7 April 2000|
Skit: Ali rescues a "fit bitch" from prison and speaks about respect|
The Message: Politics
DJ Tha4orce: "You touch my decks you die!"
Interviewee: John Humphrys
Ali G presents his new home shopping channel, QVG
Borat learns about British comedy
Music Guest: Fran Healy from Travis
|3||3||"Roy Hattersley"||14 April 2000|
Skit: Ali is picked out of a police lineup|
Ali G visits Hollywood to learn about US TV, including Sally Jessy Raphael
DJ Tha4orce reminisces about Ali's Julie
Interviewee: Roy Hattersley
The Message: Family
Ali G "Turns the tables in the Third World with Turntables"
Music Guest: Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders
|4||4||"Mohamed Al Fayed"||21 April 2000|
Skit: Ali is sentenced to death by electricity|
Ali G learns about the FB, Aiiii.
DJ Tha4orce speaks to Ali's DJing skills
Interviewee: Mohamed Al Fayed
Ali G learns about dangerous Drugs
Borat learns about hunting in Britain
Music: Ali jams with Mohamed Al Fayed
|5||5||"Gail Porter"||28 April 2000|
Skit: Ali's musical tribute to his childhood|
The Message: The Environment
Borat visits Cambridge University
Ali G warns the St. Lawrence Crew
Interviewee: Gail Porter
Ali G visits the NRA and learns about gun rights
Music: Ali sings "Amazing Staines"
|6||6||"Anita Roddick"||5 May 2000|
Skit: Ali dies defending an "Increase da Peace" meeting and meets Jah|
Ali G learns about illegal weapons
DJ Tha4orce: Ali learns to speak Jamaican
Interviewee: Anita Roddick
The Message: Medical ethics
Borat visits the Henley Regatta
Music guest: Jarvis Cocker
Ali's Final Thought
Season 2 (2003)
|Title||Original air date|
|7||1||"Law"||21 February 2003|
Ali G takes the job of a police officer for a day at the Philadelphia Police Department.|
Borat visits a dating agency; gets advice on American dating.
Brüno interviews "PR guru" Paul Wilmot and visits New York for fashion week.
Interviewee: Former U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburgh
|8||2||"War"||28 February 2003|
Ali G visits the United Nations where he interviews Boutros Boutros-Ghali.|
Ali G leads a roundtable discussion on religion.
Borat provides a guide to etiquette.
Interviewee: Former U.S. National Security Advisor General Brent Scowcroft.
|9||3||"Politics"||7 March 2003|
Interviewee: Newt Gingrich.|
Brüno visits New York for fashion week.
Ali G attempts to interest investors (including Donald Trump) in his ice cream glove.
Borat provides a guide to American hobbies.
Ali G interviews a special agent of the DEA about drugs.
|10||4||"Art"||14 March 2003|
Ali G learns about art (from, among others, James Lipton).|
Borat learns about acting.
Ali G leads a roundtable discussion on the media.
Brüno visits Los Angeles.
Interviewee: Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin.
|11||5||"Science"||21 March 2003|
Ali G leads a roundtable discussion on science and technology, featuring creationist Kent Hovind.|
Borat visits a spiritual healer and an exercise instructor.
Ali G interviews Ralph Nader, and attends an anti-nuclear protest.
Interviewee: Former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop.
|12||6||"Belief"||28 March 2003|
Ali G attempts to interest Hollywood producers in his James Bond television show concept.|
Borat visits the South.
Ali G leads a roundtable discussion on sex.
Brüno visits Alabama.
Interviewees: Former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker and former White House Press Secretary Marlin Fitzwater.
Season 3 (2004)
|Title||Original air date|
|13||1||"Respek"||18 July 2004|
Interviewee: Sam Donaldson|
Borat goes wine tasting.
Ali G learns about the US criminal justice system.
Brüno interviews Pastor Quinn the "Gay Converter".
|14||2||"Rekognize"||25 July 2004|
Interviewee: Pat Buchanan|
Borat learns about American politics with James Broadwater.
Ali G leads a roundtable "diskushen" about the family.
Ali G learns about animals on a farm.
|15||3||"Peace"||1 August 2004|
Ali G pitches his book ideas to literary agents and publishers.|
Brüno leads the "fashion polizei".
Interviewee: President of the US Olympians Association John Naber
Ali G leads a roundtable "diskushen" about politics.
Borat learns "how to be country music star" from Porter Wagoner and then sings "In My Country There Is Problem" from the Country West's stage.
|16||4||"Realize"||8 August 2004|
Interviewee: Former head of the Immigration and Naturalization Service James Ziglar|
Borat learns about American hobbies by visiting a self-defense expert, a yoga teacher, and a New Age dance class.
Ali G learns about the environment from Christine Todd Whitman and advocates of Earth First!.
Brüno visits Miami.
Ali G leads a roundtable "diskushen" about animal rights.
|17||5||"Jah"||15 August 2004|
Ali G interviews Gore Vidal about history and visits Mt. Vernon.|
Borat learns about buying a house in a gated community.
Ali G learns from sex educator Sally Epstein.
Brüno attends a barn dance in Georgia.
Ali G leads a roundtable "diskushen" about medical ethics.
|18||6||"Realness"||22 August 2004|
Ali G learns about gender issues by getting relationship advice from author Dr. John Gray, and attending a pro-choice rally in Washington D.C..|
Borat goes job-hunting, learning about American work ethics from various employment agencies.
Interviewee: Former presidential economics adviser Dr. Charles Schultze.
Brüno gets wrestling lessons from a college team on Spring Break in Daytona Beach.
Ali G gets some grammar tips from 60 Minutes pundit Andy Rooney.
- Raekha Prasad (31 March 2000). "Wandering Ali G may not hit the spot". Guardian Unlimited. Guardian News and Media Limited. Retrieved 2007-11-21.
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- List of Da Ali G Show (UK) episodes on IMDb
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- List of Da Ali G Show (UK) episodes at TV.com
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