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8th November 2019

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A homage to the TV shows of my childhood. The Flashing Blade Mister Ed Bagpuss and Hector's House. The Double Deckers Crackerjack The Herbs and Dangermouse. Out Of Town Jackanory and Thunderbirds (Are Go!) The Tomorrow People Catweazle and The Tomfoolery Show. The Flaxton Boys The Prisoner and The Partridge Family. Junior Showtime Criss Cross Quiz and The Singing Ringing Tree. Gilligan's Island Zodiac and The Children Of The Stones. Pardon My Genie The High Chaparral and Alias Smith And Jones. The Funky Phantom The Man From Uncle Star Trek and Dr. Who. Ace Of Wands, Space Patrol and The Adventures Of Scoooby Doooo...(Where Are You??) Camberwick Green Trumpton, Chigley Lift Off and Shazzan. Sapphire And Steel Wacky Races and (there goes the) Spi - der -man. Paulus The Wood Gnome Animal Magic and The Galloping Gour - met (Needed the hyphon there) The White Horses The Invaders and What The Papers Say. Captain Scarlet Batman, Top Cat The Champions, Callan, Morse. Robert's Robots Follyfoot and Champion (The Wonnnnnnnnder Horse.) Sexton Blake The Freewheelers Anything You Can Do. Tarzzzzzaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnnnn Daktari and Skippy The Bush Kangaroo (..just..) Sesame Street Robinson Crusoe How and Supercar. Land Of The Giants U.F.O, Crystal Tipps and Alastair Casey Jones Banana Splits Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea. On The Buses Lost In Space and... The 'Aaa - dams - fa - mi - ly' (! click!) "Time For Bed" ***
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Date: 4/19/2020 9:33:00 PM
Fun "Tarzzzzzaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnnnn" "The 'Aaa - dams - fa - mi - ly" and your closing line ~ something I remember all too well. Great tribute to the tv shows while growing up. LOL
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Gary Radice
Date: 5/2/2020 5:25:00 AM
Thanks Line! It was like putting the bits of a big jigsaw together but I got there in the end. :)
Date: 12/16/2019 5:57:00 AM
This is so wonderfully creative and a very catchy tune too. The thought that conceived this and then executed it, awes me.. A fav and a gem to we that remember so many of those..
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Gary Radice
Date: 12/16/2019 7:00:00 AM
Thank you so much for your valued comments Robert. The problem I had was knowing when to stop - There were just so many shows from my childhood that I wanted to include. :)
Date: 11/8/2019 10:32:00 AM
You have hit upon so many of my favorite shows from the 50's an 60's!
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Gary Radice
Date: 11/8/2019 10:53:00 AM
Thanks Caren! A few of the shows were ancient when they were repeated in the UK (circa late '60s /early '70s.) I've got loads more verses in my mind but best thought I'd leave it as it is. I have 99% of them on DVD as well! :)