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Why Don't You Just Switch Off Your Television Set and Go and Do Something Less Boring Instead? 

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1993   1973  
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Nick Patten ...
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 Herself (1 episode, 1973)
Lucy Nickson ...
 Musician (1 episode, 1993)
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Classic TV show !
25 September 2001 | by (Dorset) – See all my reviews

An excellent 80s tv show. Although with a tinge of hypocrisy, "Why dont you turn the tv set off and do something else instead ?" (to quote the full title) Hmmm, considering this is a TV show itself. Anyway, I loved this show. My fave era was the mad Ben one, he ended up in a TV set by the end of his period and was wheeled about, mad and crazy stuff. I think this show made more things then Blue Peter, in fact I was sure there was a home made bomb put together once with sticky back plastic and loo rolls, ahem, well, maybe not then.


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