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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: November, 2023
Nov 27, 2023

Bob Monkhouse hosts a classic boring gameshow based on Bingo, without the massive marker pens and angry pensioners. Although it was the eighties, so there's no way to know how old these contestants are.  

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Nov 20, 2023

Most people in the UK have heard of Viz, the naughty sweary comic for adults. In the early 90s, there were a lot of cheap knockoffs, and Zit the comic produced an even cheaper VHS full of badly animated versions of their comic strips. 

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Nov 13, 2023

The bloke who made Camberwick Green, Trumpton and Chigley clearly wasn't satisfied with a legacy of beloved and timeless animations, so he made sure to create something horrifying and awful before the end of his career. 

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Additional musical contributions by R Gill

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