Mr Spoon and his family live on Junk Planet. He travels in his baked bean tin spaceship across blanket sky to Button Moon. There he meets many strange characters and watches stories unfold on other planets using his telescope.
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Mr and Mrs Spoon live on Junk Planet with their daughter Tina Teaspoon. Mrs Spoon gives her husband a present - a spaceship. In each edition of the show Mr Spoon takes off in his spaceship and flies across Blanket Sky towards Button Moon. Along the way he usually sees some kind of activity such as the stars playing a game, flocks of banana birds or umbrella storm clouds. Upon reaching his destination Mr Spoon meets with some of the inhabitants of Button Moon such as the Bottle Army and follows what they are doing. Mr Spoon then looks through his telescope and watches a story unfold on another planet before heading for home. Mrs Spoon, Tina and her friend Eggbert begin to join Mr Spoon on his trips as the series progresses. Written by Mark_a_Wood <markawood@hotmail.co.uk>

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14 May 2004 | by (Manchester) – See all my reviews

I can safely say that Button Moon was my most favourite piece of children's television ever to have graced our great screens. All I remember from my childhood is sitting close to the TV and watching every single (short but worth it) episode and dreaming of flying off to my own big button in the sky... and it was all low budget too! forget your expensive production line 'toons that kids are entertained with nowadays, nothing beats a baked bean tin and the contents of your kitchen drawer! Even years later, I can still say it is incredibly entertaining, as while drunk at the beginning of my uni years myself and the guys next door lay giggling in my room watching the amusing vacuum cleaner and his "vvmmvvvmvvvvvm" speech, completely in hysterics at the wobbly jelly, our friends teddy, rag doll and lest not forget the army of bottles! Trippy as it was, button moon RULED - as it still does!


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