Well, that’s what 80s/90s BBC kids magazine Fast Forward thought – and who are we to argue with them, eh, readers?!?!?!
Yes, I thought it was high time I popped back up and dished out my usual collection of dodgy scans. (When my friend said that to me back in 1997, I was altogether more excited.) Luckily, I had an excellent time rummaging through an old box. (When my friend said that to me back in 1997, I was altogether more excited.) First, we have an article from Issue 62, dated November 14th 1990 – just before the second series aired. Secondly is an article from Issue 172, dated January 9th 1993 – just in time for Series 3:
Wouldn’t I do anything to see the advertised behind-the-scenes look at the series on Going Live! – if only it’d been dug out for the DVDs. However, I am too busy shaking in rage at the use of “councillor” instead of “counsellor”. THE BBC IS TO BLAME FOR THE STATE OF OUR GENERATION’S SPELLING.
Luckily, I haven’t scanned you the Phillip Hodson’s problem page, with the tale of a teenager getting a “funny feeling in my tummy”, going upstairs, grabbing her teddy bear, and hugging it until she gets a “tingling sensation”.
I did that back in 1997.