Children's series about the adventures of Worzel Gummidge, a scarecrow who comes to life.
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1981   1980   1979  
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 Worzel Gummidge 31 episodes, 1979-1981
Jeremy Austin ...
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Mike Berry ...
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 Mr. Braithwaite / ... 23 episodes, 1979-1981
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 Mrs. Braithwaite / ... 19 episodes, 1979-1980
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 Mr. Shepherd 14 episodes, 1979-1981
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Based on the children's books, this series follows the adventures of Worzel Gummidge, 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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25 February 1979 (UK)  »

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Die Vogelscheuche  »

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(30 episodes) | (1 episode)

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Trivia

The series spawned a hit single for Jon Pertwee called "Worzel's Song", which reached number 33 in 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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Referenced in Star Stories: Sadie Frost: My Side of the Story (2006) See more »

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John Pertwee's best show of the 80s
31 May 2011 | by See all my reviews

I am such a big fan of John Pertwee he was just amazing the Doctor who series after he left I thought he would not be in any other show or film that was until I saw this show Worzel Gummidge what I a great show that people that are really forgetting I mean its such a great show. Worzel Gummidge is a talking scarecrow who always seems to get into trouble for something but always finds away out of it this show is funny fresh and nice I mean what ever happen to old comedies like this show even Thoe its not the greatest show ever made its still great fun for kids and the family its seems to be a very underrated show I would say this 80s underrated gem I give this show a 9.5 out of 10 at its best.


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