Jeremy Brown is a put-upon language teacher who tries to make a living by teaching English to immigrants. With pupils from India, France, China, and many other countries, his lessons do not...
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Jeremy Brown is a put-upon language teacher who tries to make a living by teaching English to immigrants. With pupils from India, France, China, and many other countries, his lessons do not always go as planned.Written by
This show was remade in India as "Zaban Sambhal ke" (Talk with Care). In this, the students from various parts of India learn Hindi under Pankaj Kapur. See more »
In the last episode of Series Three, 'What a Tangled Web', Sid the caretaker laments at length that twenty-eight years ago he was married, despite having a whole previous episode ('How's Your Father' from Series Two) about Mr. Brown offering to pay for him to wed his partner after hearing Sid never married her. See more »
[Mr Brown is talking to the class about everyday things they should know how to say and do]
Ali, where would you go to get some aspirin?
The Tandoori Takeaway.
My jolly good friend who works there always has plenty aspirin.
No, where would you *buy* aspirin?
Why would I be buying aspirin, when I can get it from my jolly good friend for free?
All right, where would you go if the Tandoori Takeaway was closed?
Oh, blimey! The Taj Mahal Curryhouse
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The series title is drawn by an animated Mr Brown on a blackboard. The intertitles have him write "End of Part One" and "Part Two", and at the start of the closing credits he cleans up the blackboard signifying the end of a class. See more »
I use to watch this programme as a kid, it was hilarious. I'll never forget the catchy tune music too. I wish they'd repeat again here in New Zealand. But knowing my luck, the political correctness of TV these days won't show it. Even though they show some vile programmes full of nakedness and profanity, it's hypocritical.
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