Their three-seater "trandem" cycle was named "Buttercup".
Among the rejected titles for the series was Bill Oddie's suggestion, "Superchaps Three".
The group left the BBC in 1981.
When the show moved from the BBC to ITV in 1981, London Weekend Television commissioned a six part series which turned out to be the last outing for the show.
The Goodies' postal address was given as "The Goodies, No Fixed Abode, Cricklewood".
Episode 2.7 "Kitten Kong" was entered in the 1972 Montreax TV Festival and won the Silver Rose. In episode 3.1 "The New Office", Tim can be seen painting it gold.
The running joke concerning "A Walk In The Black Forest" by Horst Janowski dates back to an episode in the first series, "Radio Goodies", in which the team set up a pirate radio station with only one record - Janowski's 1965 light-instrumental hit.
The constant references to gibbons date back to the 1960s radio series "I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again" which starred the Goodies alongside John Cleese, David Hatch and Jo Kendall. This explains the huge laugh in the "Radio Goodies" episode where Graeme calls their pirate ship "The Saucy Gibbon". The 1975 season contains graffiti references to "Funky Gibbon", scrawled on the wall near Graeme's computer. This was a novelty single recorded by the team that reached number four on the British charts.
According to Michael Palin's diaries he was a offered a 1980 guest spot.
According to the program "Curious and Unusual Deaths" (2009), this show caused an English man to laugh so long in 1975 that he died.
This episode is a compilation of five of the Goodies segments from "Engelbert with the Young Generation" (1972) with newly-recorded linking material.
This episode won the Silver Rose at the Montreux Festival Rose d'Or. In the first episode of the next season, Tim Brooke-Taylor can be seen painting the trophy gold.
Mock Advertisements for this episode: Goodies Tea Set: "Just want half a cup. Try our Goodies Tea Seat". Fairy Puff Washing Powder: "Hey, Kitten! That dress you're wearing is great, great, great, great, great!"
This episode, with it's character Mrs. Desiree Carthorse, an obvious parody of Mary Whitehouse, was specifically written in response to a letter the Goodies received from Mary Whitehouse in real life. She wrote to them after their first episode aired, congratulating them on how suitable their brand of comedy was for family audiences. The trio were so mortified by this unwanted 'honor', that they devised this thinly-veiled parody to get out of Whithouse's good books.
The race sequence was filmed on a real race track. By track-side signs, it can be seen that the cars were going the wrong way round the track.
On 24 March 1975 Alex Mitchell, a 50-year-old bricklayer from King's Lynn, England, died laughing while watching this episode, featuring a Scotsman in a kilt battling a vicious black pudding with his bagpipes. After twenty-five minutes of continuous laughter Mitchell finally slumped on the sofa and expired from heart failure. His widow later sent The Goodies a letter thanking them for making Mitchell's final moments so pleasant.
Tim's quoting of "...down, down, deeper and down..." is taken from the Status Quo song "Down Down" from the 1975 album "On the Level."
The Painting of Winston Churchill shown at the end no longer exists. Winston hated the painting and had it destroyed.