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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: 2018
Feb 19, 2018

"The most important... the most beautiful... the most magical... saggy old cloth cat in the whole wide world."

It's hard to make fun of Bagpuss, given its status as one of the nation's most fondly-remembered kids' tv shows. Although this episode has some saucy drawings in it so we managed.

Please note - there were some technical issues with the recording, so you may notice more editing than usual. It's free, what more do you want?

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W4B theme composed by John Croudy.

Feb 12, 2018

Forget the Flumps - is the Great Kettle Race availale on Youtube yet? and if not, why not?

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W4B theme composed by John Croudy.

Feb 5, 2018

Tony Hart apparently had the power to bring plasticene to life. And did he use this power for the betterment of mankind? No. No he didn't.

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W4B theme composed by John Croudy.

Jan 29, 2018

The Green Goblin from the Sam Raimi Spider-Man movie terrorises some cyborgs and a dog/dragon hybrid, in the third installment of our Mark-ology of Fear.

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W4B theme composed by John Croudy.

Jan 22, 2018

"Hay-lp, Hay-lp!"

Wacky Racer Penelope Pitstop evades the Hooded Claw in this cartoon for children about attempted murder. Mark faces his childhood fears and we get to re-use jokes we wrote years ago. Good times all round.

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TWITTER: @spreadthewhimsy
FACEBOOK: facebook.com/whenwagonwheelswerebigger

W4B theme composed by John Croudy.

Jan 15, 2018

"Wizadora, We adore her, doing things in her very special way..."

Remember Wizadora? We thought we did too. We were wrong.

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W4B theme composed by John Croudy.

Jan 8, 2018

A race of one-dimensional creatures whose names reflect the complete gamut of human emotions - Happy, Grumpy, Greedy...Tickle.

It's the Mr Men.

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TWITTER: @spreadthewhimsy
FACEBOOK: facebook.com/whenwagonwheelswerebigger

W4B theme composed by John Croudy.

Jan 1, 2018

Remember when Doctor Who was cancelled in the 80s? This is why.

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TWITTER: @spreadthewhimsy
FACEBOOK: facebook.com/whenwagonwheelswerebigger

W4B theme composed by John Croudy.

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