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Geoffrey from Raibow

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Periwonkle Sun 22-Sep-13 17:15:48

Just saw an episode of it on YouTube and thought Geoffrey was much more attractive than I remembered. Aibu?

Periwonkle Sun 22-Sep-13 19:18:21

He shone brightly for a time, though Viva. Sigh.

KurriKurri Sun 22-Sep-13 19:25:36

He shone Up above the trees and houses Periwonkle.

He's probably doing alternative comedy gigs at student venues now (like Keith Harris)

phantomnamechanger Sun 22-Sep-13 19:26:55

I loved Rainbow

"up above the trees and houses......."

anyone remember sally & jake too?

phantomnamechanger Sun 22-Sep-13 19:27:58

x-posts KK

I knew someone else out there was singing along!

pigletmania Sun 22-Sep-13 19:33:07

Oh dear oh dear

JakeBullet Sun 22-Sep-13 19:43:05

Geoffry is now a taxi driver all accounts he squandered his money after Rainbow.

<Ponders the hedonistic lifestyle he led with George, Zippy and Bungle>

As for Rod, Jane and Freddy ....a contributor to a forum suggested that they became swingers in Derbyshire and that Bungle also occasionally did a turn there. Don't think the contributor was being entirely serious grin

meditrina Sun 22-Sep-13 19:43:21

My mother thought Rainbow was common (it was on ITV, wasn't it?) so I used to watch ail at other people's houses.

Periwonkle Sun 22-Sep-13 19:46:09

It was itv you are right. Oo Geoffrey.

Itsjustapuppet Sun 22-Sep-13 20:07:42

It was just one msn who did the voices of Zippy and George. He could just alternate the two seamlessly.

MrsBungle Sun 22-Sep-13 20:12:17

Rod Jane and Freddy did swap around. I also heard about the swinging. Apparently Freddy is eccentric and is in the music business and v happy.?

SpottyDottie Sun 22-Sep-13 20:14:03

Jane was married to Rod but has been with Freddy was years now.

idiot55 Sun 22-Sep-13 20:15:49



CustardOmlet Sun 22-Sep-13 20:36:12

My mum also disapproved of itv, plus Zippy used to scare the shit out of me, too manic and unpredictable!

Clawdy Sun 22-Sep-13 20:39:42

Remember the rude version of Rainbow on Youtube,it was hilarious,don't know if it's still on! And Jane always seemed a bit of a goody-two-shoes! Not in that...!!

JohnSnowsTie Sun 22-Sep-13 20:50:29

Oh my God, when you said Geoffrey I had in mind the pink hippo thing! shock

Thepowerof3 Sun 22-Sep-13 20:50:33

grin Manipulative bastard! I recently watched an episode where Bungle was playing with bricks and wouldn't let Zippy play as he is a bit manic, Geoffrey told Zippy to find something else to play so he decided to play at being a fisherman swinging his rod around right next to bungles tower of bricks knocking them over and upsetting Bungle no end

Periwonkle Sun 22-Sep-13 20:58:34

John snow - not George, Geoffrey. Thepowerofthree, that was a funny episode too.

WaitMonkey Sun 22-Sep-13 21:02:54

shock shock shock shock shock shock shock shock shock shock shock

JakeBullet Sun 22-Sep-13 21:03:40

The chap who did Bungle was bound over to keep the peace in 2001 after a road rage incident. Not such a cuddly bear after all grin

Elsiequadrille Sun 22-Sep-13 21:06:43

Geoffrey was lovely, but not in that way!

MacaYoniandCheese Sun 22-Sep-13 21:06:53

Are you feeling alright, OP? grin.

Elsiequadrille Sun 22-Sep-13 21:07:33

Bungle always seemed so reasonable.

Thepowerof3 Sun 22-Sep-13 21:17:44

He was a tell tale

butterflyroom Sun 22-Sep-13 21:26:14

Thank you so much. Great thread! grin

Thepowerof3 Sun 22-Sep-13 21:34:35

Apparently during the roads rage incident he 'launched a foul mouthed tirade that would make Zippy blush' and the journalist reporting felt it necessary to point out he that he wor a 'sober grey suit instead of his trademark furry one' to court

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