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GRIZZLED GRIM stop motion gadabout involving unnamed senior citizen and grandson. Cue endless roller-skating and other decidedly un-octogenarian antics, a la The Beano’s annoying Granpa. Cloying theme remains all-too memorable: “Hello Gran, how are you, how do you feel today, I just dropped by to see if I could be a help in any way. You really are the most, I think that I can boast, you really are the most amazing Gran.”



  1. Martin

    August 12, 2010 at 9:00 am

    I think the theme tune was actually
    “You really are the most, I really like to boast, you really are the most surprising gran”
    But it has been a while so I might be wrong 🙂

  2. PtheV21

    March 12, 2011 at 6:09 pm

    Notable for using models from Postman Pat as background characters, such as Peter Fogg in “Gran’s Bike” (here named as ‘Alf’) and Ted Glen and Alf Thompson watching Jim’s school play in the episode “Gran’s a Star”!

  3. Richard16378

    March 13, 2011 at 5:35 pm

    My sister & I really liked the episode where Gran goes to the Zoo & adopts a monkey, mostly because it drinks some tea too fast & let’s out a big burp.

    This annoyed my Mum & she made sure it got videoed over.

  4. DaveW

    June 5, 2016 at 12:05 am

    It wasn’t that bad…

  5. George White

    June 6, 2016 at 3:52 pm

    It was patricia Hayes not Coombs.

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