Are there any UK adults of a certain generation who remain undamaged by
Posted By: Paul -
Wed Jun 23, 2010
More weirdness from the WU archive:
Gianangelli's metal bathing suits, aka "lunar fashion" — 1968
The Husband Detector, 1947
The Ear Pull (and other painful Inuit sports)
Ah, that takes me back!
Posted by TheCannyScot in Atlanta, GA on 06/23/10 at 09:42 AM
hey i remember the banana splits kdp! some very weird kids shows out there.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 06/23/10 at 11:14 AM
Whew! I was too old for both! Lucky me.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 06/23/10 at 12:05 PM
BD is going to have romper room nightmares now and they will probably include romper stompers !!!
Posted by ANON in Nowhere on 06/23/10 at 05:13 PM
Pitty me, I remember both the Wombles and the Banana Splits; I actually went to a Wombles in store appearance back in the early '70s. I still like the Banana Splits; n fact, I was watching the Banana Splits just the other week with my 7 year old Gean'Daughter.
Posted by Freddie Freelance on 06/23/10 at 08:40 PM
Isn't that child abuse, FF? Forcing a little girl to watch that mind-warping stuff?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 06/23/10 at 11:41 PM
It didn't sound too bad. It was vaguely reminiscent of the Monkees' cheery sound.
Posted by MohawkWarrior on 06/24/10 at 07:54 PM
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