The misadventures of a fantasy folk community dedicated to cleaning up litter and put it to their own use.
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In Wimbledon Common live curious creatures called Wombles, small furry fellows who dedicate themselves to collecting all the litter humans leave behind and put it to good use. In addition to this environmental crusade, we follow their various adventures as this collection of very different individuals get along with their eccentricities and habits often getting them into odd situations. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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5 February 1973 (UK)  »

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Die Wombles  »

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The term 'Womble' or 'Wombles' was used to describe new recruits and probationary firefighters in the London Fire Brigade during the 1970's. See more »

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Referenced in World of Compulsive Hoarders (2007) See more »

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Underground Overground Wombling Free!
11 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

I Love the wombles and I always have. My favorite character is Orinoco Because he is lazy and likes eating. I also like Bungo because he is Clumsy and over enthusiastic. Wellington is good because he is Scientifically inclined. He is shy but very clever. I love Tomsk Because he is ever energetic and athletic. I've always liked Great Uncle Bulgaria. He is the oldest and wisest Womble. Tobermory is an Engineer and is also a handy man. I admire Madame Cholet because she's The French Cook! I like the idea of them going around Wimbledon Common, putting litter in their tidy bags. They live in burrows. I like Superwomble and OOW!


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