Children's series about the adventures of Worzel Gummidge (Jon Pertwee), a scarecrow who comes to life.
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1981   1980   1979  
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Series cast summary:
Jon Pertwee ...  Worzel Gummidge 31 episodes, 1979-1981
Jeremy Austin Jeremy Austin ...  John Peters 28 episodes, 1979-1981
Charlotte Coleman ...  Sue Peters 28 episodes, 1979-1981
Mike Berry ...  Mr. Peters 23 episodes, 1979-1981
Norman Bird ...  Mr. Braithwaite / ... 23 episodes, 1979-1981
Geoffrey Bayldon ...  The Crowman 22 episodes, 1979-1981
Una Stubbs ...  Aunt Sally 20 episodes, 1979-1981
Megs Jenkins ...  Mrs. Braithwaite / ... 19 episodes, 1979-1980
Michael Ripper ...  Mr. Shepherd 14 episodes, 1979-1981
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Based on the children's books, this series follows the adventures of Worzel Gummidge (Jon Pertwee), the talking scarecrow. Worzel is a bit of a rascal, but is still willing to help out his human friends from the nearby village of Scatterbrook. Written by Mike Konczewski

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Trivia

The series spawned a hit single for Jon Pertwee called "Worzel's Song", which reached number 33 on the UK Singles Chart in 1980. Pertwee had previously failed to chart with a Doctor Who (1963)-related single. See more »

Goofs

In Series 1, during the closing credits, when Worzel falls backwards on his post, he has an umbrella hanging from it. From Series 2-4, during the closing credits, Worzel carries his umbrella and hangs it on his post. But before he falls backwards, forwards, or down, the umbrella is not hanging on the post. See more »

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Featured in The 100 Greatest Kids TV Shows (2001) See more »

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Best show of my childhood,
9 May 2019 | by marlieHSee all my reviews

What else can you want other than a talking scarcrow that can change heads, who befriends two kids and a walking talking doll!


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 February 1979 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Vogelscheuche See more »

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Production Co:

Southern Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(30 episodes) | (1 episode)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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