Standby for action! So what do you remember when you were a kid? I guess no childhood memory would be complete without your favourite TV characters. Now I’m not talking you regular ones, we are talking puppets, although to be fair you probably didn’t know that at the time.
Five... Now as you will no doubt already realise by now, I am from England. But you Americans have got a couple of puppets that were imported overseas. The Muppet Show! That’s right we got the likes Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy. Then there was Animal and Gonzo, Fuzzy Bear... in fact the list goes on of a great characters. It was just a brilliant show.
Four... Just as big in cult status, but perhaps not as popular in its day due to only being shown during the day, we have Sesame Street. I don’t remember too much about it other than the Cookie monster, Burt and Ernie and of course the count. But I’m sure you will remember a lot of the others. Oh yea I’ve just remembered Big Bird.
Three... Over here we had the fantastic Rainbow with such heroes as George, Bungle and Zippy. Going back further in time we had Bill and Ben the flowerpot men or Andy Pandy, Joe 90 and Captain Scarlet.
Two... Then there was Sooty and Sweep, Basil Brush and Roland Rat. Or what about Rod Hull and Emu?
One... Thunderbirds are go!!! The greatest ever puppet creation in the world, ever –Thunderbirds.
I could go on and on about these and many other children’s greats. But the question is who do you remember?
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