A busy day at the zoo. Who is better behaved, Grange Hill or the animals?



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Episode credited cast:
Alison Bettles ...
Gavin Campbell ...
Mr. Stuart
Nadia Chambers ...
Annette Firman
Lucinda Gane ...
Miss Mooney
David Jewell ...
Carrots Garvey
Lee Macdonald ...
Erkan Mustafa ...
Simone Nylander ...
Janet St.Clair
Niall Padden ...
Lee Sparke ...
Stephen Tuohy ...
Westerfield Boy
James Wynn ...
Mr. Sutcliffe


A trip to the zoo is off to a bad start when Roland can't fit through the turnstiles. Even Miss Mooney is finding the loud teacher from a rival boys' school hard to bear. Annette chats up Carrots Garvey, a pupil of Westerfield School, and a friendly little war breaks out. A polar bear seems to enjoy Zammo's lunch, thrown by 'Carrots', and Zammo's told off for feeding the animals. Annette gets 'Carrots' into trouble, by pretending to be stuck on a dinosaur statue, but she is dismayed when he is walloped for his gallantry. After a fight, Jonah loses his satchel - but hang on, there it is inside the sea lion enclosure! He won't listen to reason, and goes in to fetch it - all would have been okay, if a keeper hadn't shouted at him, and he falls into the water. Jonah and Zammo escape onto the ghost train of the adjacent fair. Janet ("Row-land") St. Clair begins her nagging campaign against Roland, which she will continue to do for years to come! Zammo tries to get Jonah dry, but it's an ... Written by Geffers

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Comedy | Drama | Family





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12 February 1982 (UK)  »

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