to think that Dr Ranj is obsessed with shit?

(72 Posts)

He's always talking about shit or bums or gastric systems! I know he's a doctor, but seriously, the dude is obsessed. He needs therapy or something.

He talks about it on cbeebies all the time and he's on this 50 shocking health things program on channel 5 now and surprise surprise he's talking about shit again!

he's even got a poo song!

AmandaPayne Tue 01-Jan-13 22:21:28

I was just shocked to discover he's an actual doctor. I thought he was an actor...

Badgersnatch Tue 01-Jan-13 22:24:26

My five year old told me off for laughing like a donkey at the poo song. Apparently I'm very silly and poo isn't funny.

Convinced Nurse Morag is an impostor

With those eyebrows?!?

jojane Tue 01-Jan-13 22:39:13

Can't believe he's a real doctor!! Convinced he was an actor, after all what self respecting medical professional would sing those songs!!

supergreenuk Tue 01-Jan-13 22:43:35

NO seriously? A doctor. Why oh why?? Hasn't he got anything better to do?? Hasn't that nurse got work to do either?? Catch that ball.

I refuse to believe he's a doctor, even though I know he is, same as I refuse to believe she is a real nurse, even though I know she is.

DS fell out of love with that programme when he watched one about injections with the usual 'you won't even notice it' bollocks. The phrase 'she hurtted me, Dr ranj said it wouldn't hurt but she hurtted me' was repeated for about 15 mintues grin

CometAndCupid Tue 01-Jan-13 22:56:26

Nurse Morag is definitely not a nurse. She used to be in River City (crap scottish soap)

I quite fancy Dr Ranj.

oldraver Tue 01-Jan-13 22:57:05

I hate these preachy type of programmes...what happened to programmes purely for fun

DS loves it though

CometAndCupid Tue 01-Jan-13 22:57:21

Oh no, I'm wrong grin She IS a nurse!

Havingkitties Tue 01-Jan-13 22:58:03

I like the guy, his eyebrows and his poopsicle songs. grin
It's great that he's not stuffy and the kids won't be afraid of him. Wonder if he does encores at his proper day job?

polkadotsrock Tue 01-Jan-13 22:58:48

She was in River City though wasn't she?

BuggerLumpsAnnoyed Tue 01-Jan-13 23:02:12

the nurses fucking ball song makes me want to scream

Bearfrills Tue 01-Jan-13 23:21:26

The whole bloody programme makes me want to scream. My 3yo is very literal and takes everything he sees/hears as gospel. He loves Dr Ranj but repeatedly tells me, usually loudly and in public, "Mammy, I've got worms/stuck poo/lice", etc. Hush DS, you haven't <forced smile for the benefit of the people on the bus who just moved suddenly away from us>

It's turning him into a teeny hypochondriac!

ToffeePenny Tue 01-Jan-13 23:43:45

Same here!

Returned home from work several nights running to be greeted with 'mummy, I need to be sick', 'my leg/foot/head hurts', or 'my poo won't come out' said with gravitas (and often while miming vomiting/limping/straining) from kiddo (age 2.8).

Had already booked the next-day GP appointment for the check up (stressing urgency of apparently near-death child) when a flick through iplayer for something to occupy him while I cooked revealed Dr Ranj.

Penny dropped.

Cue apologies to GP surgery for time wasting and mental fist-shaking at cbeebies.

<clearly this early interest indicates a great future ahead in acting medicine>

everlong Tue 01-Jan-13 23:45:27

God help me.

Dr ranj? The mumsnetter? Or am I totally pissed.

ToffeePenny Tue 01-Jan-13 23:49:27

Get Well Soon - a show on Cbeebies designed to encourage hypochondria in toddlers

There's a Dr Ranj on MN?

Bearfrills Tue 01-Jan-13 23:59:09

Please let it be THE Dr Ranj so we can point out the obvious flaws in telling impressionable toddlers all about scabies

DrRanj Wed 02-Jan-13 00:00:16

Oi! angrygrin

ohchristmastree Wed 02-Jan-13 00:02:25

I will not stand for anyone bad mouthing Dr Ranj! He is lovely and his even brows are glorious

ohchristmastree Wed 02-Jan-13 00:02:53

His even brows? EYE brows

everlong Wed 02-Jan-13 00:03:49

Fucking hell.

I'm too drunk for this.

I'll check it out in the morning.

I've missed you daddy too btw. Where you bin?

Yamyoid Wed 02-Jan-13 00:11:07

Hahaha! He's never a real dr!

Same thing happened here, ds said 'I need to eat some vegetables to make my poo come out', my reaction was oh no must be constipated, two seconds later I remember he eats dried fruit like sweets and certainly doesn't have poo trouble! Although giving him reasons to eat veg is a positive.

Bearfrills Wed 02-Jan-13 00:13:27

I'm not disputing that he's lovely or that his eyebrows are not like two glorious manes but my child is far too impressionable and now likes to tell people he has all manner of slightly minging ailments. He even follows his declarations of lice/scabies/constipation with a little rendition of the 'be happy, be healthy, and get well soon' soon (jazz hands and everything).

Bearfrills Wed 02-Jan-13 00:14:07


SirBoobAlot Wed 02-Jan-13 00:16:12

I have a bit of a soft spot for Dr Ranj. Nurse Morag irritates the shit out of me though. "Ask the nurse!" - Okay, nurse, here's a question for you... Why are you teaching kids to throw food?!

blondietinsellyminx Wed 02-Jan-13 00:34:11

Dr Ranj makes a good job of explaining common health issues to preschoolers in an engaging way - I like him! smile

Yamyoid Wed 02-Jan-13 00:35:46

It's slightly weird that all the illnesses are gross, but suppose it raises awareness. Apart from the hiccups one but then you wouldn't need a doctor confused

cocoachannel Wed 02-Jan-13 00:37:57

Had to google him and found this hmm confusing us with another site?

cocoachannel Wed 02-Jan-13 00:39:21

Also 'bored housewife'? Who would have children young enough to have cBeebies on. Now I work full time but know for sure if I was at home with DD all day I wouldn't have time to be bored and sat lusting after Dr Ranj!!?

ohchristmastree Wed 02-Jan-13 00:40:04

I've not got to the talking stage with ds yet. From what's been said I will be switching off the love doctor Dr Ranj when that starts. Singing the song with jazz hands is hilarious though!

My apologies to DrRanj the MNer! Nothing to do with you at all, unless you're the real Dr Ranj or you are obsessed with poo...

everlong my dear! I've been around, but in a cunning crimbo disguise wink

Nice to be missed though! Makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Or that might just be a stuck poo...

FunnyLittleFrog Wed 02-Jan-13 08:11:08

According to that website (which is def NOT about MN) 'others hail him “the best reason for mums to watch kids’ telly since Andy Crane”'. ARF.

Ahhhhhhhh be happy, be heathly and get well soon

I suspect he spends a long time going his well gelled hair in the morning. I can't fancy a man who had the hair of a ken doll

Doing not going....

That reminds me of the insult "hung like a ken doll" grin

DrRanj Wed 02-Jan-13 08:37:55

I can't work out if I find him incredibly cute or incredibly annoying!

That big white smoke, the eyebrows, the squeaky voice. Nurse Morag is definitely annoying though!

And I do tend to talk shit! grin

DrRanj Wed 02-Jan-13 08:38:18

I meant to say big white smile!

Vagaceratops Wed 02-Jan-13 08:43:12

Us the tax payer funded him through medical school and this is how we repays us!

DrRanj Wed 02-Jan-13 09:12:48

I'd still rather him over dr Christian though. He is obsessed with vd! grin

Vagaceratops Wed 02-Jan-13 09:16:40

Dr Christian is very weird.

FunnyLittleFrog Wed 02-Jan-13 09:18:56

The puppet things freak me out. DD quite rightly asked where their parents are. How many kids go to the doctor on their own?

DrRanj Wed 02-Jan-13 09:19:30

A friend of mine goes to med school in London and has lectures from dr Christian. Apparently he is a bit ofa knobber in real life - hardly a surprise! grin

DrRanj Wed 02-Jan-13 09:20:38

I agree funny frog! Where are the parents? Those puppets' beady little eyes freak me out.

trikken Wed 02-Jan-13 09:34:55

love dr ranj. I find him refreshing compared to the other cbeebie presenters.

everlong Wed 02-Jan-13 09:41:53

Ok I'm sober now wink
Having a giggle to myself thinking it was our Dr Ranj grin

TheOriginalLadyFT Wed 02-Jan-13 09:42:25

There's something about dr Christian that is just a bit, well, dodgy somehow. Maybe it's the strange shirts that give an all too obvious hint of the muscle boundness beneath? And that's even before the whole obsession with making people confess to the most hideous conditions on tv

DrRanj Wed 02-Jan-13 09:42:56

Everlong, it was an easy mistake. I AM obsessed with shit! grin

everlong Wed 02-Jan-13 09:46:16

How is one obsessed by shit shock grin

I am obsessed by a few things but shit ain't one!

ohchristmastree Wed 02-Jan-13 10:09:50

Dr Christain looks like a ken doll, it's creepy

SneakyNuts Wed 02-Jan-13 11:33:20

Dr. Ranj was in my dream last night blush

ChristmasIsForPlutocrats Wed 02-Jan-13 12:06:58

Shaking with suppressed laughter (am bfeeding DD) at the epidemic of little hypochondriacs.

DS is a drama queen, so needs little encouragement to make the worst of injuries. He's also terrified of doctors and nurses, so his credulousness vis-a-vis Dr Ranj is great.

By contrast, baby DD is hard as nails, and I think she would benefit from the encouragement to tell someone if she's uncomfortable/ill.

That's two thumbs up from me, then!

Operation Ouch had Dr Xand and Dr Chris picking through their own turds. I didn't fancy Dr Xand quite so much after being treated to a close up of his stools, sweet corn and all.

SeriousWispaHabit Wed 02-Jan-13 12:22:43

I fecking hate him.

My 2 DDs looove him and ask why their Mummy is not a happy, smiley Dr like Dr Ranj.

(Answer: because Mummy works for the NHS darling in an inner city GP practice and my patients are not all smiling puppets with a bit of poo trouble)

Also, what self respecting Dr has this website??

Vagaceratops Wed 02-Jan-13 12:29:02

I have to say that as much as I find him irritating, I would take Dr Ranj over the total brain numbing that is Doc McStuffins

DrRanj Wed 02-Jan-13 12:31:03

I also googled him and saw his website too! Very vain. Although some of the young male medics I currently study with are equally so!

CometAndCupid Wed 02-Jan-13 12:37:55

Oh lordy that website is hilarious grin

Vagaceratops Wed 02-Jan-13 12:45:29

Dr Ranj reminds of Daniel who was on Xfactor a few years ago.

mom14 Tue 28-May-13 18:59:55

Get well soon is a very good programme and my daughter absolutely loves the programme and she always tells me that she wants to be a doc like Dr.Ranj.And when I take her to GP she is never scared of anything as she exactly knows who a doctor is...I'm surprised to read all the comments in mumsnet...

NotYoMomma Tue 28-May-13 19:06:01

I totally would.

can't watch it because DD will think I have a medical problem for excessive sighing and drooling...

SarahAndFuck Tue 28-May-13 19:46:56

Dr Ranj has to be related to Auntie Mabel, because they both have that poo obsession.

Jestrin Tue 28-May-13 20:40:57

Someone should comment on that link and say:

1. The mumsnet website does not have that layout!
2. That said, the thread on mumsnet is not discussing how handsome he is but why is he obsessed by shit!


ItsTheYoniWay Tue 28-May-13 20:54:43

I swear I saw Dr Ranj on a creme egg ad a few weeks ago.
Or maybe I'm just going mad.

Jestrin Tue 28-May-13 21:10:08
MamaBear17 Tue 28-May-13 21:25:23

I love Dr Ranj! Runs and hides.........

loofet Tue 28-May-13 22:37:39

Oh Dr Ranj is lovely. He replied to my tweet once and I nearly had a heart attack grin.

IncrediblePhatTheInnkeepersCat Tue 28-May-13 23:22:00

My trainee nurse friend loves watching GWS with me, for the bit every episode where Dr Ranj can't answer the difficult question (why do we need blood?) and has to get the nurse to explain instead. smile

I do remember a MN love-fest about Dr Ranj and Mr Bloom, but that's definitely NM they're quoting!

bootsycollins Tue 28-May-13 23:35:58

Is it true that on the bum wee episode Dr Ranj described it as like your bottom being sick?. I love kids tv.

chimichangas12 Thu 31-Jul-14 09:50:59

does it really matter, its quite sad that your on here obsessing over him hah move on

shotyourfox Thu 31-Jul-14 09:54:10

Dr Ranj can't be a real Dr! The appointment lasts way longer than 5 minutes wink

Pobblewhohasnotoes Thu 31-Jul-14 10:09:58

does it really matter, its quite sad that your on here obsessing over him hah move on

It's sadder that you dragged up a year old thread to say that.

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