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Button Moon

ULTRA CHEAPO lunchtime fare from the same stable as OSCAR THE RABBIT, only this time they couldn’t even be arsed to build a proper set and just used a black cloth instead. Titular Spoon family co-existed in peace and harmony with talking vacuum cleaner, washing-up liquid bottle army and the like. Every episode Mr. Spoon decided to fly his (obviously Heinz-tin derived) rocket to the eponymous satellite (“We’re off to Button Moon, we’ll follow Mr Spoon!”), then flew it back again (“We’ve been to Button Moon, we’ve followed Mr Spoon!”). ‘What’s through the telescope?’ section most memorable.

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