In series 1, Erasmus leads 2 bored children through history meeting history's greatest scientists. In series 2, Erasmus returns from a sojourn as an Inspector of Black Holes for the ...
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In series 1, Erasmus leads 2 bored children through history meeting history's greatest scientists. In series 2, Erasmus returns from a sojourn as an Inspector of Black Holes for the Univerrsal Space Federation to chase Dr. Dark through time. Dr. Dark, a being from a parallel universe, is trying to plunge the Erath into a new dark age.Written by
Lee B McPlank was actually an anagram of Ken Campbell who played both Erasmus and Dr Dark. See more »
"Erasmus Meecro Man"?
I am reassured by the inclusion of this show on IMDb, as it pleases me to know that it does in fact exist and I have not made it up. For years I have been mentioning it in nostalgic pub conversations to be greeted by blank expressions. Virtually my only recollection of this show is that it starred someone who I was convinced was Holly from Red Dwarf (thought the cast list informs me that this is in fact not the case). There was also the theme tune, which went "Erasmus MEECRO Man" over and over again and must have taken about 30 seconds to write (by someone with a bizarre idea of pronunciation).
I also remember thinking it was absolute rubbish, even at the tender age of 10. Though with hindsight it was probably better than Galloping Galaxies.
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