When Worzel learns about fishing, he dusts off his "wangling" head and tries his luck catching the goldfish in Mrs. Bloomsbury-Barton's pond. Trouble comes when the maid mistakes him for the handyman...
Dolly Clothes-Peg, the dressmaker's dummy turned scarecrow Worzel met last year, comes to town to visit her old friend. The jealous Aunt Sally tricks Dolly into the back of a moving van, setting up a...
Mr Benn is the ordinary, bowler-hatted office worker who lives in the ordinary suburban street of Festive Road. However, when he tries on a costume in a mysterious costume shop, he steps ... See full summary »
Harold and Ethel Meaker live in South Ealing and run 'Rentaghost' where they rent ghosts out to the public. Over the years many ghosts came and went but the main Rentaghost crew consisted ... See full summary »
A team of 6 contestants play a series of physical, mental, skill and mystery games across 4 themed zones gaining as many crystals as possible which determine how many seconds they get as they attempt to win a prize inside the Crystal Dome.
A melancholic children's animation from the 'Smallfilms' team of Postgate and Firmin. Bagpuss and his friends are toys in a turn of the century shop for 'found things'. When young Emily ... See full summary »
Mr Spoon and his family live on Junk Planet. He travels in his baked bean tin spaceship across blanket sky to Button Moon. There he meets many strange characters and watches stories unfold on other planets using his telescope.
A series of 5 minute cartoons about a group of inhabitants of a forest. Willo the Wisp is a sprite formed from gas who narrates each story. Other characters included Evil Edna (a witch ... See full summary »
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
This series had a long journey to the screen. Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall intended to make it as a film and wrote a script. They asked Jon Pertwee to play the role but they were not able to raise the money or the distribution. Pertwee asked them to write a pilot for television but the BBC and Thames Television turned it down before Southern Television picked it up. See more »
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 »
in 1980 I was 8 years old and Worzel Gummidge was my favorite show... to this day i can still picture the scarecrow losing his head!
this show was classic!
I moved from England in 1983 and have not been back, However worzel is burned in my brain's hard drive. The thing that was so great about this show is the actor who played worzel was excellent. I remember at the time thinking how cool it was to see Dr. Who playing a scarecrow... The fact that the scarecrow would come to life gave it that slight creepy factor, balanced out by the hilarious situations the bumbling worzel would find himself in...
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