My Hero

Season 5 Episode 9

Big Bother

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Mar 18, 2005 on BBC



  • Trivia

    • Janet and George celebrate 5 years since they met.

    • George has been filming a reality TV show from eye cams for over 6 months; Arnie has a channel called the Filth Channel, where he gets Mrs Raven to do dirty things on his camera.

    • Two major ways George ensured Janet had a perfect day: Charlotte Church lost her voice, and Tim Henman finally won Wimbledon.

  • Quotes

    • Janet: Did you just call my mother, 'Satan's Sister'?
      George: That's what the viewers call her. They had a vote. It was either that or, 'Queen Bitch of the Universe'.

    • George: What's the most romantic thing in the world, you can possibly imagine being given?
      Janet: A great big diamond ring!
      George: Okay, what's the second most romantic thing you can possibly imagine being given?
      Janet: A weekend in Paris?
      George: Okay, what's the third most...

    • Mrs Raven: You alright, George?
      George: Oh, never take your clothes off, please, I'm begging you!
      Mrs Raven: What did he mean by that?
      Piers: I have no idea… probably sound advice, though.

    • Piers: Oh, I think I've died and gone to heaven!
      Mrs Raven: Makes a change, it's normally your patients.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Book: 1984

      This episode may also be a reference to the 1950 book by George Orwell in which the government, "Big Brother," was always watching and able to read even your thoughts.

    • The title, Big Bother is a reference to the reality show, Big Brother and to how much upheaval being the subject of a documentary can bring.