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12th Jun '17 4:38:09 PM Exxolon
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[[caption-width-right:350:The main cast. Left to right - Nina Wadia, Kulvinder Ghir, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal]]
27th May '17 8:24:12 AM valar55
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* TruthInTelevision - The cast based some the characters on the show on people they knew and didn't exaggerate when portraying them, [[MuseAbuse offending those people greatly]] while doing it.

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* TruthInTelevision - The cast based some of the characters on the show on people they knew and didn't exaggerate when portraying them, [[MuseAbuse offending those people greatly]] while doing it.
26th Jan '17 9:06:40 PM notahandle
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* CulturalPosturing: Mr. Everything Comes From India, including the Renaissance masters and Creator/JohnTravolta.
4th Jun '16 7:19:06 AM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* TheMovie: Partition: The Motion Picture


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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: One sketch had a son of a Hindu family who turned Jewish, and who returns home sounding like Creator/WoodyAllen.
12th Feb '16 3:19:35 PM talltalltree
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* PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy - One song on the show was a parody of "Common People" by Music/{{Pulp}}, in which the singer accuses his white girlfriend of trying too hard to emulate Hindi culture because she thinks it's trendy.

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* PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy - One song on the show was a parody of "Common People" by Music/{{Pulp}}, in which the Music/{{Pulp}}. The singer accuses his white girlfriend of trying too hard to emulate Hindi culture because she thinks it's trendy.


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* StartMyOwn: When Smeeta Smitten is fired from the TV show she presents, she decides to create her own show and sell it to the network; and produces several attempted pilot episodes. None of them goes well.
12th Feb '16 3:14:31 PM talltalltree
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* CultureExcusesAnything - Savagely lampooned in one sketch where an Indian woman runs into a women's shelter, screaming that her husband is chasing after her with a knife. The white woman running the shelter decides that this must be a "cultural" matter, and refuses to intervene - even when the husband breaks in.

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* CultureExcusesAnything CultureJustifiesAnything - Savagely lampooned in one sketch where an Indian woman runs into a women's shelter, screaming that her husband is chasing after her with a knife. knife. The white woman running the shelter decides that this must be a "cultural" matter, and refuses to intervene - even when the husband breaks in.
12th Feb '16 3:13:53 PM talltalltree
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* BlackComedy - Often invoked when dealing with serious topics such as racism, HonorRelatedAbuse and sectarian violence.



* CultureExcusesAnything - Savagely lampooned in one sketch where an Indian woman runs into a women's shelter, screaming that her husband is chasing after her with a knife. The white woman running the shelter decides that this must be a "cultural" matter, and refuses to intervene - even when the husband breaks in.



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* GayBarGayBarReveal - In a Bhangra Muffins sketch.


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* PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy - One song on the show was a parody of "Common People" by Music/{{Pulp}}, in which the singer accuses his white girlfriend of trying too hard to emulate Hindi culture because she thinks it's trendy.
5th Feb '16 8:07:01 AM AgProv
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* TokenWhite: the show had Dave Lamb in the cast to play the Token White Man, who was cast in role-reversal situations where he represented the equivalent of an Indian or Pakistani, who is [[ButtMonkey alone among white people in an unfamiliar culture]]. This was used to {{LampShade}} white British attitudes towards Asians, ranging from well-meaning ineptitude to outright racism. [[note]]Dave is better known as the mega-sarky narrator of foodie show ''Series/ComeDineWithMe''[[/note]].
30th Aug '15 2:53:19 AM bernardthebeanpole
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1998-2001 SketchComedy show performed by British Indians Meera Syal, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir and Nina Wadia. Most sketches were self-parody of British Asians and Asian culture, the reaction of white British people to Asians, or Indian-styled spoofs of western TV shows. [[SoundToScreenAdaptation Began as a radio series]], then became a TV adaption on Creator/{{BBC}}1. A one off reunion special aired in 2014.

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1998-2001 SketchComedy show performed by British Indians Meera Syal, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir and Nina Wadia. Most sketches were self-parody of British Asians and Asian culture, the reaction of white British people to Asians, or Indian-styled spoofs of western TV shows. [[SoundToScreenAdaptation Began as a radio series]], then became a TV adaption on Creator/{{BBC}}1. A one off reunion special aired in 2014.
2014 with a second in 2015 as part of "Indian Season".
13th May '15 4:02:49 PM AgProv
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* CaptainEthnic: the Punjabi super-hero [=BhangraMan=], who defeats his foes through his amazing superpower of Indian folk dancing. [=BhangraMan=] is meant as a double parody, firstly of comic super-heroes in general, and secondly of the home-grown Indian variant such as Shaktimaan and Nagraj.
* CaptainGeographic: the Punjabi superhero [=BhangraMan=].
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