INITIALLY DON MOSS, then ventriloquist RAY "LORD CHARLES" ALAN, fronted this wordy afternoon quizfest
A POST-TISWAS LENNY HENRY, pre-US TRACEY ULLMAN and, well, DAVID COPPERFIELD club together for a three-way averagefest of songs and sketches and...
MIDDLING MID-EVENING middlebrow stalwart
A SUPERLATIVE anthology of hour-long suspenseful playlets about well-tailored middle class types methodically doing each other in, THRILLER was a textbook example...
THE JEWEL in the popular Anderson crown
UP IN ARMS bastardisation of the Gerry Anderson stringathon
EARDRUM-RATTLING ENSEMBLE of busily-animated animal superheroes
SUNDAY TEATIMERY featuring KEITH CHEGWIN and future squeeze MAGGIE PHILBIN visiting places of interest in a GO WITH NOAKES kind of way,...
"TICKLE ON THE WHAT?"
GALLUMPHING SHORT-LIVED drama boasting a FANTASY ISLAND-type format
ONE OF the many "side projects" essayed by NOEL EDMONDS during his 1980s besweatered behelicopted heyday.
MORE PSYCHEDELIC tomfoolery from the house of the Poseidon king.
TATTY HALF-ARSED low budget DR WHO for kids that ran for six months non-stop then never came back.
Infamous "blokes trapped in an office block with a computer which tries to kill them" escapade with JOHN TAYLOR.
FAIRLY ROUTINE irritating puppet-plus-annoyed-presenter kid show
ALEC GUINNESS unearths a mole in the British Secret Service very very slowly
OR, MORE properly, "HERGEEEEEEE'S ADVENTUUUUUUURES OF TINTIIIIIN!!!"
"THIS IS WHAT THEY WANT!"
LARDY LA cop rompery with the epicurean WILLIAM SHATNER
PUNNING TITLE and YES, MINISTER-type theme concealed ultra gentle aristocom
RACING DRIVER plus spouse plus wisecracking mother-in-law type Gertie Growler go up against different evil opponents each week
OBSCURE SHOW for boys
THRICE-ADAPTED SCHOOL library legend and lunchtime "reading club" fave.
ONE OF those offbeat half-remembered cartoons produced by Rankin/Bass in conjunction with British cartoon studio Halas And Batchelo
CREAKY BUT fondly remembered ITV kids sci-fi staple
"WELL, IT worked in rehearsal..."
SHORT ANIMATED series of Czech extraction
A new series for teenagers
“NOW FOR SOMETHING BIG IN GREECE… BBC POTATOES!”: The glory years of TOTP at Christmas IT’S 25 DECEMBER. It’s 1400 hours Greenwich...
BIG DEAL at the time.
FORGOTTEN LINE on the scrappy first page of DAVID JASON's CV.
MIDDLE OF the road panel game.
IFFY JACKANORY-STYLE stills-plus-narration tales of various pixies/woodland creatures, led by posh, top-hatted Topper.
BIZARRO VARIATION on the perennial children's serial theme of "kids help residents of a stately home to stop it being pulled down",...
LATE, UNLAMENTED entry in the POSTGATE/FIRMIN oeuvre
OLD-TIMEY ADVENTURE serial reworked as late-70s conspiracy thriller - for kids!
SWASHBUCKLY REPTILE with a hat is assisted by dog sidekick Dum Dum.
ONE OF those functional but nevertheless well-remembered series that BBC2 showed in the run-up to colour broadcasting
"ECCENTRIC" BITCHY old maid BARBARA WOODHOUSE found brief early 80s fame as a result of this semi-documentary poke around her dog owner...
TOTALLY HOPELESS attempt by the fledgling channel to get a "funky" version of WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS on the go.
ROBOTS IN disguise.
CHIPPER CHILDREN'S ITV claymation
UNILLUSTRIOUS BUT HIGHLY-POLISHED "adult" debut of one-time C4 pornographer-in-chief ANDI PETERS
FUSTY PERIOD-SWAPPING kids drama
PRE-NEWS AT TEN drama of a midweek flavour.
A PRE-BLUE PETER MARK CURRY moonlights from MAKE 'EM LAUGH
"HAS ANYONE seen a clue, a pink clue?!"