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About THE GOODE FAMILY & Episode Guide

About THE GOODE FAMILY & Episode Guide

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The Goode Family Aired From May 27, 2009 – August 7, 2009 On ABC

About The Goode Family:
Mike Judge, creator of Beavis & Butt-Head and King of the Hill, brings us this new animated series about The Goode family who struggles with modern social and environmental responsibilities being liberals, and the paradoxes that arise for a working-class family when trying to be politically correct all of the time about everything.

Mike JudgeGerald
Nancy CarellHelen
Linda CardelliniBliss
David HermanUbuntu
Brian Doyle-MurrayCharlie
Gary Anthony WilliamsRay Johnson
Julia SweeneyMargo
Lori NassoPenny

Source: IMDB & wikipedia

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The Goode Family Season 1 Episode Guide

Episode 1: Pilot
Bliss takes drastic action and joins an abstinence group after hearing more than her fair share of safe sex talk from her mother. Ubuntu wants to learn to drive now that he's turned sixteen.

Episode 2: Pleatherheads
Unbuntu finds himself as the main man on the football team so Helen and Gerald need to learn what being a football family actually means. Bliss is worried she might not get into college so she goes to great lengths to give herself a better shot at getting in.

Episode 3: Goodes Gone Wild
Helen adopts an uncategorised animal in an effort to get Charlie to notice her good deeds. With no way of knowing how it acts and what it eats, she's got her work cut out. Elsewhere, Gerald gets a helping hand from Che in order to get rid of the squirrels plaguing the college.

Episode 4: Helen's Back
When Helen loses the ability to walk through a back injury, the family turn to a Latino gardening team in order to be part of an organic garden tour. Elsewhere Bliss and Ubuntu try out the 'trading up' scheme.

Episode 5: A Tale of Two Lesbians
Gerald and Helen offend a lesbian couple so must seek out new lesbian friends in order to prove they aren't being offensive.

Episode 6: Freeganomics
Helen gets the support of 'Freegan' Heinrich in order to get more people to come to the Eco Festival. After realising what sort of person he is, they have difficulty getting him to leave their home.

Episode 7: Graffiti In Greenville
Helen becomes a graffiti artist in order to make Bliss do some actual work, because she has been lying to her about the work she's been 'doing'. When her work begins to get noticed, Helen realizes she's going to have to come out of the shadows if she wants to get recognition for what she's done.

Episode 8: A Goode Game of Chicken
Gerald eats a meal that contains chicken even though it's not supposed to. He decides to take on Cranky (a chef) to protest what happened. Elsewhere, nobody can find Che so they assume he's missing.

Episode 9: After-School Special
When Helen and Gerald stop paying attention to their own kids due to mentoring at-risk children, Bliss and Ubuntu start causing trouble of their own.

Episode 10: Public Disturbance
In an effort to bring public radio to the town, Gerald tries to get the other residents to become involved as well.

Episode 11: Trouble in Store
Helen is banned from One Earth on the day of Gerald's big meal, after 'stealing' something from the store.

Episode 12: Gerald's Way or the Highway
Gerald takes over a highway in order to show his kids what one man can do to change things for the better. When he learns that it is being used to traffic drugs, he gets into a turf war with the dealers.

Episode 13: A Goode Man is Hard to Find
Gerald is under the impression that he is to become a sperm donor, and Charlie teaches Ubuntu about being a man after he gets his first facial hair.