Rainbow (1972–1992)

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Geoffrey Hayes ...
 Geoffrey / ... (993 episodes, 1973-1992)
Roy Skelton ...
 George / ... (993 episodes, 1973-1992)
Stanley Bates ...
 Bungle / ... (920 episodes, 1973-1989)
Rod Burton ...
 Rod / ... (832 episodes, 1974-1989)
Jane Tucker ...
 Jane / ... (831 episodes, 1974-1989)
Freddy Marks ...
 Freddy / ... (424 episodes, 1980-1989)
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Children's puppet programme featuring music and stories.

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Roy Skelton and Peter Hawkins, whom provided the voice of Zippy, were the voices of The Daleks and The Cybermen in "Doctor Who". John Leeson (Bungle) would later go on to provide the voice of K9 in "Doctor Who". See more »

Goofs

In an episode called Night Out, Zippy makes an arm gesture, which knocks over a bottle of washing up liquid and it rolls off the counter and onto the floor. This incident is ignored by all four characters and, after we cut back from Geoffery to Zippy, someone has replaced the prop, so that Zippy can then pick it up and start squeezing it. See more »

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Referenced in Have I Got News for You: Episode #48.4 (2014) See more »

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Zippy Rules!
10 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have to admit when i was a child i was transfixed by rainbow.

It was all good fun with naughty zippy causing all manner of grief!

However i do have just one question.

Why did Bungle wear Blue and White pyjama's to bed then walk around the house butt ass naked all day? even out into the garden as well!

whats up with that?

other than that i loved this series bring it back.

its better than the crap that they put on TV for kids nowadays! Rainbow's the DON!

Rainbow's the Don!


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