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DR. GRAEME GARDEN climbs out of a giant nose to explain sneezing while DR. ALAN MARYON DAVIES wriggles through a polystyrene over-sized intestine following the journey of your beans on toast and DR GILLIAN RICE jumps up and down on a trampoline to demonstrate breathing.



  1. Lee James Turnock

    April 30, 2010 at 5:32 pm

    Title episodes included ‘A Word In Your Ear’, ‘Gut Feelings’ and ‘You’ve Got A Nerve’. One episode featured Victoria Adams, AKA ‘Posh Spice’, in a white lycra bodystocking and rollerskates, playing a sperm. Funny old world!

  2. Richard Davies

    October 24, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    Also memorable was the Blue Peter style “elephant malfunction” that turned up in many clips shows over the years.

    Also of note was how babies use “brown fat” to keep warm & how easy it would be for a man to have a baby.

  3. Ged Hession

    February 15, 2014 at 11:09 pm

    I seem to recall they held a tarantula up to Samantha Fox to see how her body would react.

  4. Tom Ronson

    September 30, 2020 at 8:43 pm

    Good, solid, accessible pop science / biology of the kind that wouldn’t get within a hundred yards of the evening schedules nowadays, and all the better for it.

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