1 9 9 0 – 1 9 9 2 (UK)
33 x 30 minute episodes
Spatz was a children’s comedy series that ran on CITV during the 1990s, produced by Thames Television and created by Andrew Bethell.
The show centred on a Canadian fast-food franchise situated in the (fictional) Manor Park shopping mall in Cricklewood, London.
It was operated by two Canadians, Karen Hansson (Jennifer Calvert), Spatz International’s European Co-ordinator, and Thomas “TJ” Strickland (Paul Michael), the restaurant’s manager.
Vas Blackwood, Stephanie Charles, Jonathan Copestake, Sue Devaney, Joe Greco, Katy Murphy, Ling Tai and Samantha Womack appeared as Spatz restaurant employees.
Guest stars included David Harewood, Rhys Ifans, Gary Lineker, Danny John-Jules and Nicholas Parsons
Thomas “TJ” Strickland