Test Your 70s TV Knowledge: Quiz #13

Welcome back to the My 70’s TV Childhood Quiz! Whether you're tuning in for the first time or you're a seasoned listener, get ready for a journey down memory lane. But before we dive into the quiz, I must begin with an apology. In last week's quiz, I mistakenly stated that Private Pike from "Dad's Army" was turned down from the army due to an allergy to corned beef. However, the correct reason was that he had a rare blood group. We're grateful to keen-eared listeners like Stephen who pointed out…

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The Mr. Men and the Long Hot Summer of 1976

Welcome back to "My 70's TV Childhood," where we take you on a nostalgic journey back to being a child in 1970s Britain, and the special place television had in defining our early years.  In today's episode, we're journeying back to the legendary summer of 1976. For those of us who experienced it, this was more than just a season; it was a backdrop to some of our fondest childhood memories. The heatwave that summer was unprecedented, with temperatures soaring into the 90s (Fahrenheit, of course, because that's how we measured…

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Quiz #12 Results Time!

Greetings, TV time travellers! Oliver Colling here with the answers to our latest nostalgic foray with "My 70's TV Childhood" quiz. Let's find out how well you remember the details from the classics of British TV and those cherished moments from 1972's television scene. Round One: Stupid Boy - A Tribute to Ian Lavender and Dad's Army U Boat Captain Encounter: In the memorable Dad's Army episode, who played the U Boat captain? Philip Madoc The Last of the Main Cast: After Frank Williams' passing in 2022, which role was he…

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