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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: July, 2023
Jul 31, 2023

Dodo likes to rhyme whilst speaking, if irritation's what you're seeking.
His alien race resembles pixies, like the ones on your Rice Krispies.
He also has a robot chicken, whose face and beak I'd like to kick in.         
         
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W4B theme composed by John Croudy
W4B theme acoustic arrangement by Joe Beckhelling
Additional musical contributions by R Gill

Jul 24, 2023

The Animal Kwackers look like a group of bank robbers who went to a fancy dress shop that was going out of business. Or a Banana Splits tribute act who hated the Banana Splits. Or the physical embodiment of some lost lyrics from "I am the Walrus."         
         
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W4B theme composed by John Croudy
W4B theme acoustic arrangement by Joe Beckhelling
Additional musical contributions by R Gill

Jul 17, 2023

If you Google Sir Prancealot you'll probably get a load of boring statistics about a racehorse, but that's still more entertaining than this cartoon.       
         
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W4B theme composed by John Croudy
W4B theme acoustic arrangement by Joe Beckhelling
Additional musical contributions by R Gill

Jul 10, 2023

Round 3... FIGHT! We finish our fighting game trilogy with the Mortal Kombat animated series, presumably made for all the kids who weren't allowed to play the gory games, but did anyway.      
         
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Additional musical contributions by R Gill

Jul 3, 2023

We continue our fighting game trilogy with the animated spin-off of a side-scrolling arcade beat-em-up. But why does this cartoon feel like it takes twice as long to watch? Because it's Double Drag-on! 
This is the best I could come up with, leave me alone.       
         
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Additional musical contributions by R Gill

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