Main DetailsTransmitted: BBC, 03 October 1983 - 15 April 1986
Episodes/Length: 40 x 5m
Production: 101 Film Productions, Flicks Films and Bananaman Productions
Cast and CrewWritten by: Bernie Kay
Produced by: Trevor Bond
Directed by: Terry Ward
Music by: Dave Cooke
Principal Cast: Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie and Jill Shilling
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- The cartoon features character voices by The Goodies.
- Eric's love interest Fiona was based on BBC newsreader Selina Scott.
- Bananaman is based on the British comic book character by John Geering and Steve Bright, a parody of the Marvel comic book characters of the era.
- In the opening titles, Bananaman appears to swim through the air rather than actually fly!
- Eric's surname in the original comic books was Wimp, not Twinge.
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Last reviewed: 24/01/2008
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