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Written by  Bob Block
Theme music composer  Jonathan Cohen
Final episode date  18 December 1986
Number of seasons  2
7.2/10 IMDb

Created by  Bob Block
Directed by  Jeremy Swan
First episode date  1 October 1985
Network  BBC
Number of episodes  10
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Genre  Children's, science fiction, comedy
Starring  Kenneth Williams Robert Swales Priscilla Morgan Paul Wilce Nigel Cooke Sean Caffrey Michael Deeks Matthew Sim James Bree Julie Dawn Cole Josie Kidd
Cast  Kenneth Williams, Julie Dawn Cole, Sean Caffrey, Nigel Cooke
Similar  Rentaghost, Captain Zep – Space De, Pardon My Genie, Robert's Robots, Married for Life

Galloping galaxies


Galloping Galaxies! is a British children's television comedy series set on a spaceship that was shown on the BBC from October 1985 to December 1986, comprising two series, of ten episodes in total. It was created and written by Bob Block, the creator of Rentaghost. Jeremy Swan who directed Rentaghost, produced and directed. It featured Kenneth Williams in one of his final roles as the voice of the ship's bog eyed computer, SID. A novelisation of the first series was released by Target Books in 1987, and the second series was announced to follow in book form, but never materialised. No commercial release of the show has ever appeared.

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Set in the 25th century, and following the adventures of the Spaceship Voyager, the computer SID, Captain Pettifer (Robert Swales) and his crew.

Cover blurb of novel: "GALLOPING GALAXIES! is the funniest thing this side of the moons of Saturn and will boldly make you laugh where you have never laughed before!"

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Galloping Galaxies! Wikipedia


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