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When Wagon Wheels Were Bigger

When Wagon Wheels Were Bigger is a weekly podcast that watches kids' TV from the eighties and casts a more cynical eye on the shows we used to love. Sometimes funny, usually disappointing, join your hosts Mark and Martyn and ruin a small part of your childhood week by week.
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Now displaying: April, 2016
Apr 29, 2016

People made out of household items use a baked bean can rocket to visit a moon made out of a giant yellow button. You already know what Button Moon was all about, I can't make it sound any weirder than it already is...

EMAIL: ifyoulikewagonwheels@outlook.com
TWITTER: @spreadthewhimsy
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W4B theme composed by John Croudy.

Apr 20, 2016

A Scottish man talks to a cardboard cone on his hand and everybody's okay with it, in the made-in-simpler-times British classic FingerMouse. Do you really think Mark and Martyn will avoid the obvious jokes? Do you? This must be your first W4B...

Bonus laughs to be had from the following youtube video, as referenced in this episode;

www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3Rc5dNDB2M

EMAIL: ifyoulikewagonwheels@outlook.com
TWITTER: @spreadthewhimsy
FACEBOOK: facebook.com/whenwagonwheelswerebigger

W4B theme composed by John Croudy.

Apr 13, 2016

Inexplicable talking tigers, magic word-based transformations and horrible stock animation. Yes it's squinting lawsuit-magnet Captain Marvel. Or Shazam. Or whatever he's called this week. Mark and Martyn have some choice names for him after
sitting through this...

Do you have questions, comments or recommendations for future episodes? Talk to us!
EMAIL: ifyoulikewagonwheels@outlook.com
TWITTER: @spreadthewhimsy
FACEBOOK: facebook.com/whenwagonwheelswerebigger

W4B theme composed by John Croudy.

Apr 6, 2016

"Ha ha this-a-way, ha ha that-a-way..." That forced phonetic laughter is the only laughter to be had from this terrible show. Apart from the anti-French xenophobia expressed halfway through.

Mark and Martyn watch Wizbit to honour the sad passing of magician and entertainer Paul Daniels. If only it had been good.

Do you have questions, comments or recommendations for future episodes? Talk to us!
EMAIL: ifyoulikewagonwheels@outlook.com
TWITTER: @spreadthewhimsy
FACEBOOK: facebook.com/whenwagonwheelswerebigger

W4B theme composed by John Croudy.

NB - This week's recording was plagued by technical and audio issues throughout - we hope this doesn't interfere with your enjoyment of the episode, which we feel remains at its usual level of quality.  

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