Bodger and Badger is a BBC children's comedy programme which was first broadcast in 1989. It starred Andy Cunningham as Simon Bodger, who had a badly behaved companion, a talking badger with a love for mashed potatoes.
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Bodger and Badger Episode Guide
Bodger is Chef
13th Sep 1989
Simon Bodger must win a cookery contest to get the Chef's job at Troff's Nosherama.
The Badgers are Coming
20th Sep 1989
Badger ends up inside a cake.
The Health Inspector
27th Sep 1989
The Health Inspector pays a visit after reports of badgers roaming around the kitchens.
Portrait of Hector
4th Oct 1989
Mr Troff decides the Nosherama needs a new Welcome sign. Mr Troff thinks Mavis is the artist, but in actual fact it is Badger!
11th Oct 1989
Mr Troff's Australian auntie comes to visit the cafÃ©.
Adrian Loud Warbler
18th Oct 1989
Adrian Loud Warbler invites Mavis to lunch to discuss a singing job, unfortunately he takes her to the Nosherama!
25th Oct 1989
Simon is in danger of being replaced as chef at the cafÃ© when a salesman shows Mr. Troff a new 'Shove-a-Chef'.
The Final Episode
1st Nov 1989
Bodger and Badger are left in charge of the restaurant, but things don't quite go according to plan. Mashed potato mayhem ensues.
9th Jan 1991
Job-hunting leads Simon to Lesby Avenue junior school. Will he get the job as handyman?
11th Jan 1991
Will magic be enough when Miss Moon sees Badger? Class Four come to the rescue.
The Bare Mayor
23rd Jan 1991
Mrs Trout commissions Bodger (and Badger) to make a cake of the mayor to commemorate his visit to the school.
30th Jan 1991
The headmistress wants a school skeleton. But when she plans to cancel a school outing to pay for it, she gets right under Badger's skin.
Mr Wobert The Watcatcher
6th Feb 1991
Mr Roberts is called to the school to get rid of the small furry creature (Badger, of course) that has been spotted in the kitchen.
The Hairy Fairy
13th Feb 1991
The headmistress's birthday cake from the cake shop mysteriously disappears shortly after Badger opens it, so Simon makes a miniature mashed potato statue of the headmistress as a replacement. Then Miss Moon spots this and thinks the fairies have cast a spell on Mrs Trout...
The Wonky Window
20th Feb 1991
Bodger and Badger attempt to repair a wonky window in the headmistress's office, but without much success.
Mr Crusher and the Ninja Zombies From Mars
27th Feb 1991
Class Four are not impressed with Miss Moon's pixie prancing in PE class. But the replacement, Mr. Crusher, is a lot worse.
6th Mar 1991
Mrs Trout stays behind in school to change into her costume for the Mayor's Fancy Dress Ball - a burglar's outfit. At the same time, a real burglar breaks in to steal the school trophies. Cue lots of confusion for Bodger and Badger...
Mavis and the Fingerpoppers
20th Mar 1991
Mavis comes to visit Simon and the school, and everyone is excited to have a pop star on the premises - even Mrs Trout.
27th Mar 1991
At the end of term, Bodger and Badger look back to some of the adventures they've had at Letsby Avenue.
8th Oct 1991
Mrs Trout writes, directs and stars in the school play. But will everything be alright on the night? Not likely with Bodger and Badger about.
The Head's Anniversary
15th Oct 1991
Badger decides to enter Mrs Trout's poetry competition.
The Golden Alarm Clock
22nd Oct 1991
Mr Valentino, the school governor, comes to the school to tell Mrs Trout that Miss Moon is to be awarded a prize for not missing a day's school. Mrs Trout is not happy!
The New Moon
29th Oct 1991
Miss Moon gets a thump on the head and a new view of life but all Mrs Trout gets is mash in the mush.
Eammon and the New Headmistress
5th Nov 1991
As Mrs Trout has been sent back to teacher's school to learn how to read, the new headmistress arrives, and brings along her loathsome nephew who is to be the school handyman. Bodger seems to be out of a job again.
The Mashed Potato Gun
12th Nov 1991
Mrs Bogart and Simon set up a communications system for the school.
The Difficult Test
19th Nov 1991
Mrs Bogart is determined to make Class 4 sit a difficult test. However with so many interruptions (mostly from Bodger who is trying to have a fire drill), will it ever happen?
The Head's Twin Sister
26th Nov 1991
The Head will stop at nothing to get hold of Simon's competition winnings, even posing as her own hard-up identical twin sister!
3rd Dec 1991
Miss Moon has agreed to look after her neighbour's baby for the day.
The Class Photo
17th Dec 1991
Badger is having a bath because it's time for the class photograph. When the photographer is cancelled, Miss Moon asks Simon to help out.
13th Sep 1993
Bodger starts a new job as handyman in a large amusement park, where no pets are allowed. But Badger is determined to join Simon, and together the pair meet Holly who hangs about a lot in the park - for free - because her mum works in the kitchens. All seems well until Badger realises that he hasn't seen ANY mashed potato in the park.
Mr Beasley's Barrow
20th Sep 1993
Mr Beasley tries to catch Badger, who is at the theme park, but is confused as Bodger, Holly and Badger have great fun tricking him.
27th Sep 1993
Badger makes friends with some unusual animals, the tapirs.
The Elephant's Trunk
4th Oct 1993
Bodger fixes the elephant's trunk and Badger has trouble with mashed potato.
A Hard Day's Knight
11th Oct 1993
Bodger dresses up as a knight, while Badger tries his paw at flying and Holly rescues him.
The New Clothes
18th Oct 1993
Mr Beasley is issued with a new uniform, but Bodger manages to ruin most of it with the help of Badger and some mashed potato.
25th Oct 1993
Holly wins a watch at Bodger and Badger's unconventional ball tossing stall, but Beasley takes it from her. Badger thinks of a novel way of getting it back...
1st Nov 1993
Beasley sits on a painted bench and tries to repremand Bodger for not following orders, but instead Head Office let Bodger run the ice cream cart.
8th Nov 1993
Beasley has finally mastered a plan to catch Badger...
A Mouse in the House
9th Jan 1995
Bodger and Badger are living in a new flat. They think they're alone until Badger makes friends with a mouse who lives under the floorboards.
Under the Floorboards
16th Jan 1995
Badger doesn't let a little thing like floorboards stop him from getting to Mousey's house. They've got to come up.
23rd Jan 1995
After their new washing machine blows up, Simon and Badger have to go to the launderette, where Badger manages to cause mayhem as well.
Mr. Sellby's Pictures
25th Jan 1995
When Simon Bodger paints a shop sign back to front, Badger finds a quick solution with an electric saw.
Ancient Egyptian Mashed Potato
6th Feb 1995
Simon Bodger has trouble with burglars, Boss and Courtney, but Badger and the Egyptian statue foil their plans.
13th Feb 1995
When the rent money goes missing Simon and Badger are told to move out - nothing can save them, except Mousey!
Here Comes Raymond
20th Feb 1995
Simon's old school friend comes to stay - the greedy Raymond Tompkins - and Badger declares war!
27th Feb 1995
Simon rations the mashed potato, so Badger invents a twin brother in order to get double his portion.
6th Mar 1995
When Simon decides to borrow a cat to get rid of the mouse in the house, Badger and Mousey have to find a way of showing him he was imagining things.
13th Mar 1995
Badger wants to go to the seaside but the weather forecast is bad, so he decides to make his own seaside - in the bathroom!
20th Mar 1995
Badger and Mousey trick Simon into believing that Martians are under the floorboards.
One of Those Days
27th Mar 1995
Badger makes a huge amount of mashed potato and then has to find places to store it. Then Simon's computer goes wrong after Badger and Mousey have a go on it.
Mad Mash Bash
3rd Apr 1995
During a race with Mousey, Badger bangs his head and loses his memory. Mousey helps him to remember by reminding him of all the adventures they have had.
15th Jan 1996
Simon Bodger and Badger come face to face with their new landlady, the fearsome Mrs. Dribelle.
Badger in the Box
22nd Jan 1996
Elton sees badgers when he's hit with a frying pan!
29th Jan 1996
Badger finds that Simon's cactus very amusing as it has been planted in a potty. Then an unexpected bump on the head sends Badger bonkers.
5th Feb 1996
Simon thinks he has won the lottery, Mousey has to give up her new bedside table and lamp, and Simon regrets a phone call to Mrs Dribelle.
Mrs. Dribelle's Mother
12th Feb 1996
In an attempt to get Simon Bodger out of her house Mrs Dribelle pretends to have a sick mother who needs his room!
Pussy Cake, Pussy Cake
19th Feb 1996
Fluffykin's birthday cake is delivered to Bodger and Badger's address. Badger is determined to prove that the cake is not a real cat, and ends up destroying the cake.
26th Feb 1996
When Badger gets stuck in his badger flap, Bodger decides it's high time he went on a mash free diet with a healthy dose of exercise.
4th Mar 1996
At long last, Simon tries to get Badger a bed of his very own.
The Countess of Skegness
11th Mar 1996
Bodger loses his rent money and as Badger tries to help him someone ends up with mash on their face.
18th Mar 1996
Simon gets a letter from the library saying that he has an overdue book. Unfortunately Badger lent it to Mousey who converted it into a mattress.
25th Mar 1996
Mrs Dribelle and Elton have some secret plans, but to put them into action they have to trick Simon into leaving his flat. How will they do this, and will their surprise work?
Around the World with Badger and Mousey
27th Mar 1996
Before Badger and Mousey set off on their round-the-world trip, they take a look back at some of the adventures they have had this year.
16th Sep 1996
Someone threatens to kidnap Mrs Dribelle's cat Fluffykins. Bodger agrees to look after the cat while she finds a detective, so Mousey leaves home in protest.
Here Comes Smarty Pants!
23rd Sep 1996
Mrs Dribelle has a sneaky new tenant, Alec Smart, who always has plenty of dishonest money-making schemes. When he notices Simon's expensive camera, he tricks the handyman into swapping it for some false stain remover.
30th Sep 1996
Mr Smart decides to buy Mrs Dribelle's house using money he got by photocopying £50 notes. Badger tries to cheer Simon up with practical jokes.
7th Oct 1996
Mr Smart is up to his tricks again - trying to make money from Badger's 'mash painting'.
Gnome from Gnome
14th Oct 1996
Mrs Dribelle's garden gnomes are going missing.
Mrs Dribelle's Big Day
21st Oct 1996
Will it be wedding bells for Mrs Dribelle and Mr Smart? Not if Badger and Mousey have anything to do with it.
World Badger Day
28th Oct 1996
Badger invents World Badger Day - a time when everyone has to be nice to all badgers (and mice).
11th Nov 1996
Badger gets a new friend when Vicky moves in upstairs and, what's more, she loves mashed potato!
18th Nov 1996
Badger helps Vicky write a song for the radio, but the words don't come out as expected.
25th Nov 1996
Vicky goes to the market and gets a drumming job where she has to dress up as a gorilla, so Bodger and Badger go to the market, but the gorilla outfit annoys Mrs Dribelle.
2nd Dec 1996
When Mousey chews through Mrs Dribelle's best dress, there's trouble ahead.
Vicky is a Hit
9th Dec 1996
When Mrs Dribelle turns up unexpectedly, Vicky's drums go into the shower with her!
Mashy Christmas Everybody
1st Jan 1997
Badger and Mousey celebrate Christmas and remember some of their adventures this year.
Too Close For Comfort
6th Jan 1997
Mrs Dribelle moves into the flat upstairs and Simon sticks her wallpaper on with mashed potato by mistake. Then Badger and Mousey pretend to be ghosts to frighten her.
Good Luck, Vicky
13th Jan 1997
Mrs Dribelle tries to make Vicky work on her last afternoon, but Vicky has other plans.
The Mashy Mushtake
20th Jan 1997
Badger and Mousey get things mixed up, including Mrs Dribelle's beauty cream and some mashed potato.
While the Cat's Away
27th Jan 1997
Bodger and Mousey try to trap a burglar.
Mrs Dribelle's Dancing Partner
3rd Feb 1997
Simon's shower isn't working but Mrs Dribelle is so wrapped up in her dancing he has to use her shower while she's out.
Vote for Me - Or Else!
10th Feb 1997
Mrs Dribelle stands for election to the town council - but will anyone vote for her?
17th Feb 1997
After Simon inherits a grandfather clock, Badger and Mousey decide to turn it into a cuckoo clock.
The Mash Baa-sh
24th Feb 1997
When Badger can't sleep, Mousey suggests that he count sheep.
On The Blink
3rd Mar 1997
Simon gets a letter telling him the video he sent of himself reading poems is going to be on the programme 'Say Cheese', but he runs into problems trying to watch it on TV.
10th Mar 1997
Badger has a visit from his Italian friend, a fellow badger who enjoys hurling spaghetti.
17th Mar 1997
Simon enters a pottery competition, but he doesn't expect Mousey to be in the pot.
The Time Masheen
24th Mar 1997
Badger and Mousey travel back in time to relive some of their favourite adventures.
A Smart Start
15th Dec 1997
Bodger, Badger and Mousey are moving to the seaside to run the Seagull's Rest Hotel. But they get a big surprise when they find out who their new neighbour is.
22nd Dec 1997
Mr Smart tries to steal Bodger's hotel guests - but Badger and Mousey have other plans and use spots of red paint to get them back.
Peace and Quiet
5th Jan 1998
Ms Peake arrives for a nice quiet holiday at the Seagull's Rest.
The Extra-Terrestrial Toothbrush
12th Jan 1998
When the trifle starts jumping around the kitchen, Simon and Ms Peake think it has been taken over by aliens - but Badger knows better.
19th Jan 1998
Can Badger save Mousey when she sails out to sea in Ms Peake's new hat?
26th Jan 1998
Badger leads Ms Peake and Mr Smart on a wild-goose chase as they hunt for buried treasure.
2nd Feb 1998
Simon and Millie persuade Ms Peake to enter the fancy dress competition on the last day of her holiday at the Seagull's Rest.
9th Feb 1998
Badger and Simon try to compete with Mr Smart's amazing garden decorations.
16th Feb 1998
Badger has his eye on Mr Smart's potatoes - and when Smartypants cheats Simon out of 20 pounds, Badger puts more than his eye on the potatoes.
23rd Feb 1998
Badger meets China, a lost dog, and invites him to stay.
2nd Mar 1998
The Seagull's Rest is taken over by robots who sound uncannily like Badger and Mousey.
Mashy Record Breakers
9th Mar 1998
Who do you think holds the record for making the biggest mess with mashed potato?
16th Mar 1998
Is Mrs Bobbins's toy bear really a toy bear - or is it Badger in disguise?
23rd Mar 1998
Badger and Mousey cause chaos when they think Mr Tucknott has stolen Mrs Bobbins's money - but he is only trying to help.
30th Mar 1998
Badger and Mousey form their own fire brigade and rig up fire extinguishers in the hotel.
Hello Mrs. Melly
14th Dec 1998
Bodger and Badger meet the new tourist information officer, Mrs S. Melly.
21st Dec 1998
Mrs Melly leaves The Seagull's Rest (Bodger's B&B) out of the Good Hotel Guide, so Bodger decides to do his own advertising.
Hundreds and Thousands
4th Jan 1999
Simon wins some baking ingredients and enters the Puddleford cake competition.
A Mashy Romance
15th Feb 1999
Mr Gripper falls in love with tourist officer Mrs Melly. Plus Badger and Mousey bottle mashed potato soup, some of which ends up in a sun tan lotion bottle.
China Comes to Stay
22nd Jan 1999
China the dog comes to stay and Simon ends up covered with baked beans and mashed potato.
22nd Mar 1999
Badger, Mousey and China make a time machine to go backwards and forwards in time and Mrs Melly gets covered in mash. All for the commemoration of Queen Elizabeth's visit.
29th Mar 1999
Badger and Mousey put together a museum with exhibits for all the adventures they've had in the last few months.