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EnglishRose1320 Sat 29-Apr-17 01:31:20

OH can remember a children's show that had a really scary character that was essentially just a pair of curtains floating on a cloud with a menacing dark crack in the middle. He drew me a picture and everything. I think he probably just had a bad dream, I could be wrong though. Anyone remember this very odd sounding show?

EnglishRose1320 Sat 29-Apr-17 10:24:07

I'm going to wait until tonight for replies and then delcare myself victorious if no one remembers it!

TondelayaDellaVentamiglia Sat 29-Apr-17 10:25:50

does he remember Magpie, or Blue Peter...helps to narrow it down to BBC or ITV

ime you never swapped between the two channels.

EnglishRose1320 Sat 29-Apr-17 11:39:13

I was always BBC, he watched t.v at different child minders so it varied!

UntilTheCowsComeHome Sat 29-Apr-17 11:44:44

It weirdly rings a bell with me.

What era are we talking?

bruffin Sat 29-Apr-17 11:50:25

Could it be a part of Mariannas dreams.
It was about a girĺ who was ill in bed and draws a house which comes alive in her dreams and there is a boy in it

flibberdy Sat 29-Apr-17 12:02:18

We need to know DH age so we can know when it would have been

EnglishRose1320 Sat 29-Apr-17 12:33:05

OH is early thirties, he reckons this show was from his pre school/early primary age so um late 80's early 90's

TheHiphopopotamus Sat 29-Apr-17 17:13:34

There were some weird ass cartoon from the 80s/90s. It does have a ring of familiarity about it, but the problem is programmes weren't on loop like they are these days so I often just remember fragments and can't decide if it's a cheese dream or not.

Could be something from any of these:
Chorlton & The Wheelies
Jamie & The Magic Torch
The Moomins
Ulysses 51
Mr Rossi

EnglishRose1320 Sat 29-Apr-17 18:16:04

He says it definitely wasn't the moomins, doesnt think it was monkey, hasn't heard of the others so will check them out.

TheHiphopopotamus Sat 29-Apr-17 18:34:40

A few others:

Willo the Wisp
The New Schmoo

Probably none of them, but thanks for the trip down memory lane grin

TondelayaDellaVentamiglia Sat 29-Apr-17 20:17:33

there's some listed here...maybe US though

mention of dingy curtains/cellar window for Peppermint Park.

TondelayaDellaVentamiglia Sat 29-Apr-17 20:18:39 would be helpful!

Link here

HeyRoly Sat 29-Apr-17 20:19:55

Chocky scared the living shit out of me when I was a child.

EnglishRose1320 Sat 29-Apr-17 20:32:32

OH says it was definitely a cartoon and he has a vague notion it was a similar style to raggy dolls so I'm think more likely 90's than 80's

TipBoov Sun 30-Apr-17 20:11:31

Could it be button moon?

AlasEarwax Sun 30-Apr-17 20:23:15

Bumping this thread as I'm intrigued! I'm 31 and have fond memories of 90s kids shows! The only thing I can think of is zzzap. A comic book page with curtains in some of the squares! Good luck!

EnglishRose1320 Mon 01-May-17 00:01:38

Ooh I had totally forgotten about zzzap will have to look at that again.

Don't think it was Button moon

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