Many facets of bravery (and of its counterpart cowardice) are explored. Doug carries a chicken for general protection, while Alasdair keeps a teddy bear for bogeyman protection. Brave knights who need protection aid a distressed princess with a dragon problem. A medal of courage awaits an eager dupe at Barth's. Fear over an open dental appointment proves equality of the sexes. Lisa and Christine deride Doug and Alasdair for lacking the bravery to be sensitive. Blip admires the bravery of kids who play his machines (with good reason). And, Christine admires Valerie's domestic bravery. Meanwhile, "Muscles first, THEN bravery" becomes Alasdair's adage. Valerie finds Doug's fear of big, scary monsters silly. Kevin lacks the courage to be a class bully, while Lance lacks the courage to accept a food challenge from Alasdair. A scout camping trip for courage reveals cowardice. And, fear of the Principal's Office goes beyond reason. Ross finally submits that the greatest bravery of all comes ... Written by
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A Looli appears as Alasdair's teddy bear. The Loolis were a shaggy, apt-to-hug, sentient alien race created for an unsold 1983 Roger Price pilot called UFO Kidnapped, written by Roger Damon Price, directed by Geoffrey Darby and featuring regular YCDTOTV cast members Alasdair Gillis, Kevin Kubusheskie, Klea Scott, Vanessa Lindores, Doug Ptolemy and Rodney Helal. See more
We dared Dougie to eat more than one of Barfy's burgers, and if he does, he wins this medal of courage.
Dyah, I heard that!
You gotta admit, you deserve a medal to eat in this place.
Whadda you mean YOU deserve a medal? I should get a medal for allowing you kids to EAT my food. You know, I could be ARRESTED for serving this stuff?
References UFO Kidnapped