Jackanory (TV Series 1965–1996) Poster



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Followed by 

Jackanory Junior (2007) (TV Series)

Edited into 

Spun-off from 

Play School (1964) (TV Series)
Jackanory is a spin-off from story-telling segment of Play School


Jonny Briggs (1985) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Are You Being Served?: Sit Out (1981) (TV Episode)
Mr Humphries mentions the series by name.
Bergerac: A Cry in the Night (1984) (TV Episode)
Bergerac sarcastically tells Boy Buckley that; "You'd be good on 'Jackanory'.".
The Young Ones: Nasty (1984) (TV Episode)
Tagline during opening credits "Picks up where Jackanory left off"
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Episode #2.14 (1990) (TV Episode)
One of the suggestions for 'Theater styles'
Fast Forward: Episode dated 25 March 2000 (2000) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Liam.
I'm Alan Partridge: The Colour of Alan (2002) (TV Episode)
Alan uses the show's title as an exclamation after being offered a job.
The Very Best of 'Have I Got News for You' (2002) (Video)
Referenced by title
Have I Got News for You: Episode #32.6 (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Hustle: A Designers Paradise (2007) (TV Episode)
After Albert refers to a fairy tale, Danny calls him Jackanory.
The Story of Jackanory (2007) (TV Movie)
documentary about Jackanory with many excerpts shown
Anuvahood (2011)
Tyrone says Jackanory time when he robs Kenneth and the guys

Featured in 

The Unforgettable Arthur Lowe (2000) (TV Movie)
archive footage
The 100 Greatest Kids TV Shows (2001) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
Timeshift: The Magic Roundabout Story (2003) (TV Episode)
excerpt shown
50 Greatest Kids Shows (2013) (TV Movie)
Number 28 in the Countdown
From Andy Pandy to Zebedee: The Golden Age of Children's TV (2015) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed

Spoofed in 

The Benny Hill Show: The Common Market Square Dance (1972) (TV Episode)
Parodied in German-equivalent "Yackanory" sketch.
Man to Man with Dean Learner: Randolph Caer (2006) (TV Episode)
The children's storytime show we see a clip of is a parody of this show.

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Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

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