A series of 5 minute cartoons about a group of inhabitants of a forest. Willo the Wisp is a sprite formed from gas who narrates each story. Other characters included Evil Edna (a witch ...
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A series of 5 minute cartoons about a group of inhabitants of a forest. Willo the Wisp is a sprite formed from gas who narrates each story. Other characters included Evil Edna (a witch shaped like a TV), Mavis (a rather overweight fairy), The Moog, The Argonauts (strange alien things that flew around in a mushroom), etc. Written by
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The Willo The Wisp character, voiced by Kenneth Williams, was created by Nick Spargo for an animated short film called "Supernatural Gas" in 1975. Spargo wanted to develop the character further, and, in September 1981, the "Willo The Wisp" TV series made its debut on BBC 1 in the UK. This established the setting of Doyley Woods, and the other characters - Mavis Cruet the fairy, Carwash the cat, Evil Edna - the witch who was also a television set, and so on. The series was revived in 2005. See more »
[after he heard someone other than Boregart talking]
Hey, Boregart, say "bottle of beer."
[repeating after Arthur]
Bottle of beer.
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It's usually the case that you rediscover an old show that you watched as a kiddie, only to be hugely disappointed because it's not as funny or exciting as you remember it. This isn't one of those shows! Why 'Willo The Wisp' isn't shown anymore is a mystery, because it's so good!! Not exactly state of the art animation, but the short stories are often very funny, and Kenneth Williams' characterizations are spot on. They don't make 'em like this anymore.
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