a figure riding through the misty morning,
bringing safety to our streets - It's
PC Pinkerton is an old-school community
policeman who lives with his
family in the fictional village of Cleybourne.
Sergeant Walker and
Inspector Bell join him at the local police
station, and together they
aid the villagefolk, they solve their
day-to-day problems and thwart
So how easy-going are PC Pinkerton's adventures?
- Well, he gets wet
on his bicycle, he makes a daring rescue via
a ladder, finds a missing
tortoise and teaches his daughter Jane and
the children at the local
school all about cycle safety.
This isn't a sophisticated series, then,
but it isn't supposed to be anything
more than a gentle introduction to the life
of a policeman. PC Pinkerton is
here to help you. He's the friendly copper
you can always turn to when
you're in trouble...
was producd by Trevor Bond, whose toon credits include
and The Mr Men....
also has a station dog called Slipper,
who arrives in
residents include Dai Rees the mikman, elderly
Mrs Crumble and the
The series premiered on 13th September
1988, on BBC1.
In that initial run it aired once a week,
through to 6th December...
Rain Rain Go Away
See You in the Morning
Head for Heights
Practice Makes Perfect
Calling All Units
A Piece of cake
Mrs Crumble's Tumble
Hide and Seek
Behind the Scenes
On Your Bikes
devised and written by Geoffrey
and John Murphy Edwards
produced and directed by Trevor Bond
& animation: Thomas
ink & paint: Victoria
Bond, Annie Cook