7.9/10
1,310
10 user 1 critic

The Trap Door 

3D plasticine animation, featuring Berk, a blue creature who lives as servant to the unseen 'Thing Upstairs' in an old dark house. Every time the trap door opens a new adventure begins for ... See full summary »
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1986   1984  

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Bananaman (1983–1986)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Stupid, but well-meaning and super-strong super-hero, Bananaman gets his strength from eating bananas. Before he eats a banana, Bananaman is a young boy called Eric who is keen to keep his ... See full summary »

Stars: Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, Tim Brooke-Taylor
SuperTed (1983–1986)
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In a toy factory, a newly-made teddy bear is put in a storeroom after being found to be defective. The teddy bear is found by a cosmic being from outer space known as Spotty Man, and Spotty... See full summary »

Stars: Derek Griffiths, Peter Hawkins, Jon Pertwee
Count Duckula (1988–1993)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The misadventures of a vegetarian vampire duck and his servants.

Stars: Barry Clayton, Jack May, Brian Trueman
Rainbow (1972–1992)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Children's puppet programme featuring music and stories.

Stars: Geoffrey Hayes, Roy Skelton, Stanley Bates
Knightmare (1987–1994)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Dungeons and Dragons-style show that lets contestants explore a computer-generated fantasy world, with wicked special effects and cunning puzzles.

Stars: Hugo Myatt, David Learner, John Woodnutt
The Raggy Dolls (1986–1994)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

This features toys which have been thrown in a factory reject bin but come to life and have adventures. This time though they are dolls and, rather than becoming superheroes and saving ... See full summary »

Stars: Neil Innes
Danger Mouse (1981–1992)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Danger Mouse, the greatest secret agent in the world, must follow Colonel K's orders (and try not to break Professor Squawkencluck's inventions) to foil Baron Greenback's and his henchman Stiletto's plans.

Stars: David Jason, Terry Scott, Edward Kelsey
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The true story of Sherwood Forest is finally revealed: Robin was a cowardly tailor from Kensington, and Marian was the brains behind the Merry Men. With her ruthless band of freedom ... See full summary »

Stars: Kate Lonergan, Adam Morris, Danny John-Jules
Button Moon (TV Series 1980)
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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.

Stars: Robin Parkinson
Byker Grove (1989–2006)
Drama | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Byker Grove follows the lives and relationships of a group of young people who are members of a youth club.

Stars: Daymon Britton, Billy Fane, Chris Beattie
The Raccoons (1985–1992)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The adventures of a family of Raccoons and their friends.

Stars: Michael Magee, Len Carlson, Marvin Goldhar
The Wombles (TV Series 1973)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The misadventures of a fantasy folk community dedicated to cleaning up litter and put it to their own use.

Stars: Bernard Cribbins, Dieter Hallervorden
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
William Rushton William Rushton ...  Berk / ... 11 episodes, 1984
Nick Shipley Nick Shipley ...  Drutt 11 episodes, 1984
Edit

Storyline

3D plasticine animation, featuring Berk, a blue creature who lives as servant to the unseen 'Thing Upstairs' in an old dark house. Every time the trap door opens a new adventure begins for Berk and his pals; Boni (a talking skull) and Drutt (a mischievous spider)! Written by sibisi73

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1984 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Тайная дверь See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(40 episodes)

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Berk: I said I'm D.I.M.!
Boni: Dim, yes, very true...
Berk: Not dim, I'm doin' it meself...
Boni: No you're not, you're doing it with me!
See more »

Connections

Spin-off The Trap Door (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Trap Door
Written and composed by Bob Heatlie
Performed by Zygott
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Completely amazing
9 May 2019 | by marlieHSee all my reviews

If you never watched this show as i kid, then what was your childhood. My dad showed me this show all throughout my childhood and it was such a good show, i litteraly watched it on repeat. Honestly so good


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 10 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed