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woodentop

(ˈwʊdənˌtɒp)
n
informal Brit a dull, foolish, or unintelligent person
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My wife Maria was also a fan of The Woodentops, which was part of Watch With Mother in the 1950s, mainly because of Spotty the Dog.
They made their first appearance in 1952 and became part of the Watch With Mother strand on the BBC which included Andy Pandy and The Woodentops.
The Woodentops, and then within a few years I was a big fan of Top of the Pops.
uk Gordon Murray's TV career began with him operating Spotty dog in The Woodentops - well, I never knew that.
I used to love Watch With Mother on the BBC with Andy Pandy, Bill and Ben and The Woodentops.
The display will bring together puppets, memorabilia, clips and images from children's programmes - including Mummy Woodentop from The Woodentops and the original Tracy Island.
The display will bring together puppets, memorabilia, merchandise, clips and images from iconic children's programmes - including Mummy Woodentop from The Woodentops and the original Tracy Island model created on Blue Peter.
The South Park team's all-strings showing anti-terrorist woodentops - red, white and very blue - are Spitting Image savage.
The Woodentops, The Magic Roundabout and Sara And Hoppity.
Furthermore, those two upstarts Ant and Dec would be more at home compering The Woodentops.
Eighties cult act The Woodentops, folk star Dick Gaughan and singer-songwriter John Otway will also play.
Vintage characters from The Woodentops, Thunderbirds and The Wombles lined up with more modern shows such as Postman Pat and Bob The Builder for the charity's 2009 single, which premiered on Friday night.