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Oscar The Rabbit

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Oscar The Rabbit was voiced by Lance Percival. Oscar himself was a white rabbit and his adventures revolved around avoiding Gnasher - a dragon who was always trying to catch him to add Oscar to his pot for dinner.


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Oscar The Rabbit - childrens tv programme Last post by HOORAY
07 September 2012

Do You Remember Oscar The Rabbit?

Do You Remember Oscar The Rabbit?

  • Anonymous user
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    I remember the dragon gnasher walking into his cave talking to his spare teeth on a washing line (hello teeth) it was just the way he said it , so funny
  • Anonymous user
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    Re the falling, I seem to remember the title sequence featured falling into a cave via a hole / trap where a dragon and stew pot would be.
  • Anonymous user
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    i too have had the same conversation about people not remembering oscar the rabbit, i also remember the land through the bottom of the dustbin, Zaggy and Gnashers
  • Anonymous user
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    Oscar, Ganshers and the Great Wooferoo! I have been trying to track this down for years, even contacted Tyne TV and tried to contact Lance Percival who did the voices but to no avail. The land they all lived in was at the bottom of a dustbin and every now and then a piece of trash would fall out of the sky, like an old tin can or a fish skeleton, the whole thing was completely weird and nightmarish and I have never forgotten it. The BFI own the reels and the rights and we are unlikely to ever see it again unless someone wins the lottery and buys it off them, I would!
  • Anonymous user
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    Gnashers! the stuff of nightmares,he was the cause of many for me anyway! absolutely terrified of him, but Im bigger and braver now at 33 and would love to watch this show again, i think? Didn't realise it was called Oscar the rabbit either, consider myself educated.
  • Anonymous user
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    Deinitely!!!!!, we used to get it in Scotland about mid-late afternoon, I can remember him swinging about on a tyre at the either beginning or the end of the programme, It was called something like Oscar and the great Wooferoo, I remember the tune vividly and Karen O you are right about the sort of fairground style music and yes it was very screechy in places, Gnashers was the Pterodactyl and the Dragon was called Zaggy and did involve the Washing Line of Death, I think Gnashers may have also appeared in a very similar type of programme called The Dinosaur Show and it was set to a black background but you could sometimes see the movements of the persons controlling the puppets in the background. I reckon this was out about 1977ish,same time as Jamie and The Magic Torch
  • Anonymous user
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    best i can come up with is a complete episode guide. http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/series/20457 can't get much in the way of plot or character information though.
  • Karen O
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    Not sure about him falling into a dustbin, it's possible. A washing-line, and a cooking pot; seemly always on the boil,I guess awaiting one rabbit, springs to mind. But after I posted original comment, I think that Gnasher, was in fact, not a dragon, but a pterodactyl. And you know how some theme tunes stay with you, well, this one has, and I can only describe it as a kinda fairground melody type of effort; no words, sort of screechy in places.Ring any bells?
  • Anonymous user
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    didn't the rabbit fall into a dustbin or something at the beginning of the titles/