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Episode 7: Indians

Duration: 26 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Tom rents a classic convertible car and meets Ally for lunch, where they get to know each other a little better.

Bea and Pete arrive from England to share his last two weeks in America with him.

Tom has done some more genealogical research and discovered that his and Bea's great-great-grandmother, Rebecca, may have been a native American Indian. He, Pete, Bea and Monk drive to an Indian reservation to trace his native American past and meet Running Bull, a chief, and White Feather, an elderly shaman.

Their enquiries lead them to a local store, where the owner, Marty, reveals the remarkable truth about Tom's great-great-grandmother. Meanwhile, a phone call from Mr Pfister in London, who has Tom's DNA results, tells him even more about his roots. Show less


Tom Chadwick:
Chris O'Dowd
Bea Chadwick and Monkey:
Nina Conti
Pete Stupples:
Tom Bennett
Al Chadwick:
Ed Begley Jr
Kitty Chadwick:
Carrie Aizley
Marty Schmelff:
Kevin Pollak
Mr Pfister:
Jim Piddock
Mike Morton:
Fred Willard
Chief Running Bull:
Graham Greene
White Feather:
Saginaw Grant
Ally Keele:
Amy Seimetz
Barstow Records Clerk:
Jocelyn Ayanna
Genealogical Records Clerk:
Andrew Hawtrey
Souvenir Vendor:
Joe Lo Truglio
Discount Car Rental Agent:
Oscar Nunez
Sherlock Holmes:
Jake Harders
Dr Watson:
Ashley Walters
Executive Producer:
Christopher Guest
Executive Producer:
Karen Murphy
Executive Producer:
Deborah Oppenheimer
Executive Producer:
Jim Piddock
Executive Producer:
Mario Stylianides
Megan Murphy

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