for TV-am Enterprises animation: cel
animation episodes: 13 x 5mins
"Take the jungle, jungle, jungle...
Take an animal, animal, animal...
Take an island, island, island...
Put the sea around it all..."
The Junglies are a group of young animals who live
with their families on Jungle
Island. The gang hang around together at jungle
school and at home, and like
all school kids, encounter mishaps, upsets and surprises
every day. The Jungle
Island kids include Tyrone Tiger, Marvin Monkey,
Penny Parrot, Albert Alligator,
Henrietta Hippo, Ethel Elephant, Zoe Zebra, Lester Lion
and Geraldine Giraffe.
The fine minute tales include such stories as Tyrone's
first day at school, Albert
getting fearful of a trip to the dentist, Penny
becoming jealous of her new baby
brother and Henrietta's misjudged attempts to lose
This bright and lively series was produced by
Tery Ward, who has also brought
us The Pondles,
The Mr Men, Bananaman
and many more splendid toons
over the years. It was commissioned by TV-am and voiced
by Gary Wilmot
and Jessica Martin. At that time comedien and
actor Gary was a popular member
of the kids-tv line-up. He's since gone on to even
bigger and brighter things on
the West End stages...
that the title is simply Junglies, and not The Junglies...
Now here's a bit of Jungly fun. When we first
meet Tyrone Tiger in the episode
Day At School, he's in bed without his tiger fur on.
out of his bed covers to get washed and dressed,
pausing only to snatch his
tiger fur from its coathanger and zip it on!
Also, in Albert's
Tooth closer inspection of Albert Crocodile's breakfast table
reveals that he's munching on a bowl of Kerunch
Geco Brekkies - Yum!
First Day at School Hide
Penny's Little Brother Echo
Albert's Tooth Journey
to the Moon
Where's Zoe Say
Heavy, Heavy, Heavy
Down the River
Flying South The
a Flicks Films Ltd production
Ward script writer:
Bernie Kay music: Mark
London prod co-ord: Andy
Dixon prod asst: Tracy
Dean layout artist: Janet
Nunn animators: Geoff
Loynes, Bill Lee,
Nunn, Rosemary Welch paint & trace co-ordinator: David
Pedley tracing: Angela
Bristow, Chris Coates,
Christine Courtney, Pauline DeWitt,
Linda Mawson, Rachel Smith camera: FilmFex
services editors: Morgan
Daniels Ltd voices: Gary