History Series / MrSquiggle

8th Aug '14 3:48:10 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* {{Blooper}}: The show had its fair share of these in its early days when it went out live. Mr Squiggle's longest-running LovelyAssistant, Pat Lovell, once told of an incident where Squiggle's pencil nose fell out, leaving her to place her handkerchief over his face and turn him away from the camera in order to protect children watching from any horrific imagery.

* CreatorCouple: Norman Hetherington's wife Margaret would write the scripts for the show.
5th May '14 6:11:59 PM Mertrickhand12
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* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Bill Steamshovel disappeared without any explanation when the show returned to it's original 5 minute format in the early 1990's.
5th Oct '13 7:51:37 PM nylon
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* NiceHat: Squiggle's tall hat, which concealed the string used to hold him upright.
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* NiceHat: Squiggle's tall hat, which concealed the string used to hold him upright. Also, the tip of the hat - which was never seen onscreen - was used as the handle for his human operator to move the head in order to for Mr Squiggle to draw with his nose.
5th Oct '13 7:48:46 PM nylon
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** Mr Squiggle also had an unnaturally-keen desire to have his lovely lady assistants to hold his hand.
5th Oct '13 7:44:59 PM nylon
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Pedantic grammar
Apart from his LovelyAssistant, Mr Squiggle also had acquaintances in [[GrumpyBear Blackboard]] (who he always used as an easel, often prompting a disgruntled [[CatchPhrase "HURRY UP!"]]), Gus the Snail (who initially had a TV for a shell, but later had a flower pot), Bill the Steam Shovel (who often told [[SoUnfunnyItsFunny bad jokes]] and blew steam out of his nose whenever he laughed) and Doormat (who was, erm... [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a doormat]]).
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Apart from his LovelyAssistant, Mr Squiggle also had acquaintances in [[GrumpyBear Blackboard]] (who (whom he always used as an easel, often prompting a disgruntled [[CatchPhrase "HURRY UP!"]]), Gus the Snail (who initially had a TV for a shell, but later had a flower pot), Bill the Steam Shovel (who often told [[SoUnfunnyItsFunny bad jokes]] and blew steam out of his nose whenever he laughed) and Doormat (who was, erm... [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a doormat]]).
12th Aug '13 5:56:25 PM gallium
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* HeyItsThatGuy: The comedian and radio announcer Mikey Robins played recurring character Reg Linchpin in 1989 and 1990.
26th Jun '13 10:52:07 PM Doryna
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Removing Nightmare Fuel potholes. NF should be on YMMV only.
* {{Blooper}}: The show had its fair share of these in its early days when it went out live. Mr Squiggle's longest-running LovelyAssistant, Pat Lovell, once told of an incident where Squiggle's pencil nose fell out, leaving her to place her handkerchief over his face and turn him away from the camera in order to protect children watching from any NightmareFuel.
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* {{Blooper}}: The show had its fair share of these in its early days when it went out live. Mr Squiggle's longest-running LovelyAssistant, Pat Lovell, once told of an incident where Squiggle's pencil nose fell out, leaving her to place her handkerchief over his face and turn him away from the camera in order to protect children watching from any NightmareFuel.horrific imagery.
9th Jul '12 8:02:07 PM pikachukid
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*** Mr Squiggle also frequently changed his mind about the drawings.
4th Jul '12 12:37:58 AM fruitstripegum
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2nd Jul '12 11:30:36 PM emiveritas
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* GrumpyBear / SourSupporter: The ever-grumpy Blackboard.
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* GrumpyBear / SourSupporter: The ever-grumpy Blackboard.Blackboard and Gus.
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