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Pugwall

Pugwall was an Australian kids TV series from the late 80s/early 90s.  Based on the book of the same name by Margaret Clark, it was about a boy called Peter Unwin George Wall (played by Jason Torrens) whose nickname Pugwall came from each of the letters of his name. Pugwall lives with his parents and younger sister Marion (Emma Snow), nicknamed Marmaloid. His big dream is to be in a band and when he gets a guitar for his 13th birthday he forms the Orange Organics with his friends Orfo (Jay McCormack), Bazza (Troy Beckwith) and Stringbean (Ricky Fleming).

Pugwall is the guitarist and sings as well, Orfo plays the drums, Bazza the keyboard and Stringbean is the bass guitarist but they are missing one thing- a lead singer. Then Pugwall has a bike accident, which leads to him meeting Jenny (Rebecca Blomberg) in hospital, who turns out to the singer they're looking for.

The second series was called Pugwall's Summer. I remember watching this in the summer holidays. Pugwall's Summer is more familiar to me, maybe because it was a bit later and I was older. According to TV.com it was shown in the UK from 1992 to 1994, so I would have been about 10 when Pugwall's Summer was on. It looks really dated now but if they showed it on TV now, I'd watch it again! lol.

Here's the first series opening of Pugwall:






If you'd like to watch the first episode click here: Pugwall 1st episode


And here's the intro to Pugwall's Summer (second series):



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