Sound and Video Gallery:
Summer Replacements


Get Set Now

[1985]

Here are Yazoo performing the full length version of Get Set Now which was used as the theme for Get Set.

Thanks to Peter Cross for supplying this clip.

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Parallel 9 Theme

[1992]

This is the full length theme from the 1992 replacement programme Parallel 9. This is probably one of the best theme tunes that any Saturday Morning show has had!

Thanks to Jon Bufton for supplying this file.

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Parallel 9 Theme

[1993]

This is the theme used for subsequent series, which was not as good by a long shot!

Thanks to Jon Bufton for supplying this file.

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FBi Theme

[2000]

This is the theme from the 2000 replacement programme FBi.

Thanks to Jon Bufton for supplying this file.

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The Flashing Blade - Video Shop

[1989 - Broadcast 2005]

The Flashing Blade was a dubbed French serial that graced the children's schedules in the late 1970s.

On The Waterfront had a marvellous segment where they showed an edited and redubbed version. The thing was the dialogue had little to do with the actual plot, and subsequently was hilarious.

This sequence illustrates the rather odd fixation the serial had with cotton buds...

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The Flashing Blade - Waistcoat Salesman

[1989 - Broadcast 2005]

More dubbed lunacy - this time Flash comes face to face with a waistcoat salesman!

This (and the previous clip) came from a programme profiling writer Russell T Davies who just happened to write the 'new' version of Flashing Blade.

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Parallel 9 Closing Credits

[1992]

These are the closing credits from the last show of the first series of P9. Is shows a long swooping view of the huge, and hugely expensive planet set that the show used at Pinewood Studios.

Thanks to Jon Bufton for supplying this file.

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Parallel 9 Series 2 Trailer

[1993]

This is the trailer for the second series of Parallel 9, which was broadcast after the last ever Going Live! on April 17, 1993.

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Parallel 9 Titles

[1994]

These are the titles for the 1994 incarnation of the show.
Includes the really colourful CHiLD)REN's BBC logo at the start.

Thanks to Jon Bufton for supplying this clip.

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Fully Booked Trailer

[1995]

On the afternoon of September 1, 1995, CBBC was celebrating it's 10th birthday, and during the proceedings, a live link was made to the BBC's Glasgow studios for a Fully Booked trail.

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FBi Titles

[2000]

The final summer replacement show to be broadcast before the main show initially went out all year was FBi (which stood for Fully Booked Interactive).

Thanks to Jon Bufton for supplying this clip.


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Show Me The Truck Titles

[2006]

These are the titles from the 'Mighty Truck of Stuff' preview show, shown the week before the show started proper on BBC TWO and the CBBC Channel.

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Mighty Truck of Stuff Titles

[2006]

These are the titles from the show that had the tough job of following on from the mighty Dick and Dom.

The show was bumped up from the CBBC Channel, although still shown as a simulcast.

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The POD Titles

[2006]

These are the titles from the second of the 2006 summer replacement shows - The POD.


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