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Bananaman

1 9 8 3 – 1 9 8 6 (UK)
40 x 5 minute episodes

There once was an ordinary young boy called Eric (who just happened to sound like Bill Oddie from The Goodies) who lived at 29 Acacia Avenue.

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Whenever Eric bit into a banana, an amazing transformation took place and Eric became Bananaman (and his voice changed to sound like Graeme Garden from The Goodies!)

Bananaman regularly battled baddies like General Blight, and Dr Gloom while fawning hopelessly over television newsreader, Fiona (I know how it is – I feel the same way about Fiona Bruce actually).

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Narrator 
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Bananaman

Graeme Garden
Eric

Bill Oddie
Fiona

Jill Shilling
Aunty

Tim Brooke-Taylor
Crow

Bill Oddie
Chief O’Reilly

Bill Oddie
Samantha

Jill Shilling
King Zorg of the Nurks

Tim Brooke-Taylor
Mother Nurk

Jill Shilling
Henry the Nurk

Bill Oddie
General Blight

Graeme Garden
Dr Gloom

Bill Oddie
Appleman

Tim Brooke-Taylor
The Weatherman

Bill Oddie