Stupid, but well-meaning and super-strong super-hero, Bananaman gets his strength from eating bananas. Before he eats a banana, Bananaman is a young boy called Eric who is keen to keep his ... See full summary »

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John Geering
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Graeme Garden ...  Bananaman / ... 40 episodes, 1983-1988
Bill Oddie ...  Crow / ... 40 episodes, 1983-1988
Tim Brooke-Taylor ...  Narrator / ... 40 episodes, 1983-1988
Jill Shilling Jill Shilling ...  Fiona / ... 40 episodes, 1983-1988
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Stupid, but well-meaning and super-strong super-hero, Bananaman gets his strength from eating bananas. Before he eats a banana, Bananaman is a young boy called Eric who is keen to keep his alter-ego a secret. His best friend is a crow who brings bananas to Eric (or Bananaman) when they are needed for extra strength. Bananaman is always ready to fight the baddies. Written by David McAnally <D.McAnally@uq.net.au>

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UK

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English

Release Date:

3 October 1983 (UK) See more »

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(40 episodes)

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Color
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Trivia

Creator John Geering never acknowledged that the cartoon is a parody of the DC comic book Shazam! and if he read the comics and if Shazam! inspired the character. In the comics, a young boy called Billy Batson magically transforms into the adult superhero Shazam when he is given his magic powers by a wizard. In the cartoon, Eric Wimp (a boy) magically transforms into Bananaman (an adult superhero) when he eats a banana. See more »

Goofs

In three episodes from the third series, Graeme Garden's name is misspelled as "Greame" in the closing credits. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: This is 29 Acacia Road. And this is Eric, the schoolboy who leads an exciting double life. For when Eric eats a banana, an amazing transformation occurs. Eric is Bananaman. Ever alert for the call to action!
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I like the series The Bananaman
15 October 2019 | by Petra_HuberSee all my reviews

I like the series The Bananaman. Great stories and great actors. Keep it up.


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