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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: October, 2023
Oct 30, 2023

Spike Milligan ad libs the narration for a cartoon about rats that his daughter came up with. I bet if we'd listened to this instead of talking all over it we might have actually enjoyed this.

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Oct 23, 2023

Time for another cartoon we assumed we'd already talked about, as we watch Roobarb and discover that one of us has always been fundamentally incorrect about this scribbly cartoon dog.  

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Oct 16, 2023

Want to jazz up some bible stories a bit? Just give everything two heads, and make everything that isn't usually alive, alive. And keep them under 5 minutes, that'll help as well.

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Oct 9, 2023

There were several elephant-based kids' shows in the 80s and 90s. This is one of them.

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Oct 2, 2023

We finish our trilogy of cartoons based on films that weren't made for children, by watching Police Academy the Animated Series, because nothing sells action figures like jokes about sexual harrassment and homophobia. 

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