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Who's old enough to remember Wagon train?
« on: July 01, 2010, 09:22:09 PM »
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Re: Who's old enough to remember Wagon train?
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2010, 08:52:08 AM »
Prefered 'Mule Train' with a metal tea tray but then I would!
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Re: Who's old enough to remember Wagon train?
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2010, 09:05:20 AM »
I have vague memories of Wagon Train, but I preferred Fireball XL5, and the original Doctor Who (William Hartnell)
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Re: Who's old enough to remember Wagon train?
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2010, 09:54:15 AM »
I seem to recall a certain Mr Wishbone who was in charge of the chuck wagon but it could have been Raw hide!

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Re: Who's old enough to remember Wagon train?
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2010, 08:35:35 PM »
i seem to remember muffin the mule but that might have just been a dream ( your honour )
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Re: Who's old enough to remember Wagon train?
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2010, 10:04:36 AM »
Ah Steve Zodiac! Gerry Anderson is a bit of a hero and many a small boy got interested in science thanks to his imagination. Not only that many of his 'impossible' devices now exist. If ever there were a positive force in broadcasting for the national economy here it is. Grange Hill etc probably accounts for why the later generation all become social workers and such. Not nearly so useful in a manufacturering economy living on exports. Hey ho. Now I wonder if Bob and Marcus were Gerry Anderson watchers?
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Re: Who's old enough to remember Wagon train?
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2010, 10:11:25 AM »
I wonder if Bob and Marcus were Gerry Anderson watchers?

Not me, I had my eyes on Sylvia Anderson!

Yup, used to love Thunderbirds etc. I had already been across the Atlantic quite a number of times in ships and planes, then one time about 1966/7 at LONDON Airport suddenly here was this new plane I had read about in Look and Learn magazine: the Vickers Super VC10 and I was having my first flight in one. It looked like something out of Thunderbirds, and made the Boeings look and feel like Ox carts.
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