Trivia / All Creatures Great and Small

  • Foreign Remake: The story Wesley’s B-plot was based on in ‘If Wishes Were Horses’ was somewhat loosely adapted into a children’s play named Benley and Tut in Israel. Unlike in the original, the dog is saved in the play.
  • The Other Darrin: Helen is played by Carol Drinkwater for the first part of the series and by Lynda Bellingham for the second.
  • Overtook the Manga: The show eventually ran out of book to adapt and began using scripts without any connection to the books.
    • A double case, considering Herriot himself eventually wrote some chapters with little connection to actual cases
  • Series Hiatus: The break in the series between 1980 and 1988 wavers between this and Revival.
  • Star-Making Role: For Peter Davison.


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