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Raggy Dolls, The

MUCH LIKE the above, except with scores of ’em instead of the one. Crappy animated doodlings showcasing the “adventures” of a bunch of broken dolls and dismembered teddy bears, whose exploits were scarcely less substantial than their own innards. As with the above, the theme tune persists, petulantly: “Raggy dolls, raggy dolls, dolls like you and me/Raggy dolls, raggy dolls, made imperfectly/So if you’re not at ease with your knobbly knees/Or your fingers are all thumbs/Just stand on your two left feet/And join our raggy doll chums/’Cause raggy dolls – RAGGY DOLLS – are happy just to beeeeeeee/Raggy dolls, raggy dolls, dolls like you and me.”

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  1. Bulk

    September 4, 2009 at 9:57 pm

    What the Raggy Dolls really needed after they were thrown away like a piece of rubbish was a spotty man to arrive in his rocket from outer space and sprinkle them with his magic dust. They could get secret words to say, special powers, the lot.

  2. Mick

    September 20, 2012 at 11:33 pm

    I think it was supposed to be at least a BIT realistic, Bulk.

  3. THX 1139

    January 7, 2013 at 8:03 pm

    This lasted till 1994! Watching the repeat episode on the CITV Old Skool weekend, I’m glad it cleared up the mystery of what was supposed to be wrong with them (some were more obvious than others), but according to this Claude’s problem was that he was French. Bit xenophobic.

    Also, say what you like about Neil Innes and his “Career downward curve”, but just try and get that theme tune out of your head once you’ve heard it.

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