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christmas special

Arriving on Milkshake! this Christmas morning is a special seasonal episode of the colourful, texturerich animation based at a crazy farm called Funky Valley. Aimed at a preschool audience, the stories centre around the madcap antics of a group of animal misfits including Clara the bossy hen, Dippy the forgetful cow, Norris the naughty rat, Amadeus the wise old wolf and Chipolata the cream cake-loving pig.

In today’s show, ‘Funky Christmas’, it is Christmas Eve at the farm and all the animals are busy putting up the decorations. However, in Funky Valley, things are never straightforward… As Dippy and Chipolata are cleaning the chimney, Santa’s sleigh drives past and catches hold of the chimney brush!

Dippy and Chipolata are dragged up the chimney and high into the air. After a whiteknuckle ride through space, the sleigh loses control and crash lands on Planet Christmas. Santa does not know how he is going to deliver all the presents, but some friendly aliens let Dippy and Chipolata take their flying saucer back to Funky Planet. Can the intrepid critters deliver the presents for Santa while he gets his sleigh fixed?

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dippy and the giant fairy beanstalk (13/14)

Continuing on Five this week is the colourful, texture-rich animation based at a crazy farm called Funky Valley. Aimed at a preschool audience, the stories centre around the madcap antics of a group of animal misfits including Clara the bossy hen, Dippy the forgetful cow, Norris the naughty rat, Amadeus the wise old wolf and Chipolata the cream cake-loving pig.

In this morning’s episode, the animals cannot decide which panto to put on this year, so they all choose their favourite characters from different shows. Dippy plays Little Red Snow White and asks the genie for five magic beans so she can climb a beanstalk and rescue her prince, while Ralph and Norris are the ugly sisters in search of the treasure.

In tomorrow’s episode, ‘Clara’s Summer Camp’, Clara’s summer camp is full, so when the noisy rat family arrive there is no space for them. The rats move next door, and park outside cousin Ralph’s shed, but their music is so loud that all the other campers leave. However, Amadeus likes the rat music so much, he joins in with his guitar. Clara invites the rats back to the almost empty campsite and Norris asks if she and Dippy want to share his cheese pie.

From Monday there is a chance to relive some classic adventures, beginning with ‘Buster’s Magic Rabbit’. When the Amazing Buster tries to pull a rabbit out of a hat, he accidentally makes himself and most of his friends disappear!

On Tuesday, in ‘Sleepy Spike’, Spike the hedgehog is looking forward to the Funky Valley games –but the games are being held in the summer and he must hibernate!

Wednesday’s episode is ‘Dippy’s Wicket’. Star batsman Angus leaves his cricket team in trouble when his car breaks down on the way to a match, so Dippy is put in to bat.

In ‘Funky Festival’ on Thursday, Ralph wants to play at the Funky Festival, so he prevents the other acts from turning up. Amadeus is called in to troubleshoot –can he save the day?

Rounding off the mayhem on Fridayis ‘Hoot Dun It?’. When a piece of cheese goes missing from the Funky Valley Cheese Festival, Hoot opens a detective agency to solve the mystery.

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daphne’s sky view blues (6/14)

Continuing on Five all this week is a new series of the colourful, texture-rich animation based at a crazy farm called Funky Valley. Aimed at a preschool audience, the stories centre around the madcap antics of a group of animal misfits including Clara the bossy hen, Dippy the forgetful cow, Norris the naughty rat, Amadeus the wise old wolf and Chipolata the cream cake-loving pig.

In this morning’s episode, Clara sends Dippy and Daphne to the top of the observation platform, but the lift gets stuck and Daphne admits she is scared of heights! Intomorrow’s episode, ‘Bubble Trouble Dippy’, Dippy causes problems at the fashion show.

Monday’s episode is ‘Bad Hair Bunny’, in which Hoot invents an automatic hair-cutter – and unwisely asks Dippy to operate it!

Tuesday’s episode is ‘Dippy and the Scare Cow’. Clara worries that the scarecrow is not working. Luckily Dippy helps out –by mistake!

On Wednesday, in ‘Rat on a Hot Tin Roof’, Clara hires Norris and Ralph to fix her roof.

Thursday’s instalment, ‘Daphne and the White Horse’, sees Daphne accidentally create a work of art that wins a painting competition.

And rounding off the week’s episodes on Fridayis ‘Ralph and the Prize Marrow’. Ralph resorts to cheating in the vegetable show.

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buster’s magic rabbit (1/14)

Beginning on Five this morning is a brand new series of the colourful, texture-rich animation based at a crazy farm called Funky Valley. Aimed at a preschool audience, the stories centre around the madcap antics of a group of animal misfits, whose behaviour is watched over by the parental figures of the sun and the moon. Among the quirky characters featured in the series are Clara the bossy hen, Dippy the forgetful cow, Norris the naughty rat, Amadeus the wise old wolf and Chipolata the cream cake-loving pig.

When the Amazing Buster tries to pull a rabbit out of a hat in this morning’s episode, he and most of his friends disappear! Can Clara save the day with a piece of carrot cake?

Tuesday’s episode, ‘Sleepy Spike’, finds Spike the hedgehog looking forward to the Funky Valley games. However, the games are being held in the summer and Spike must hibernate!

On Wednesday, in ‘Dippy’s Wicket’, star batsman Angus leaves his cricket team in trouble when his car breaks down on the way to a match. Captain Horatio is left with no choice but to put Dippy in to bat…

Thursday’s instalment is ‘Funky Festival’. Ralph wants to play at the Funky Festival, so he prevents the other acts from turning up. But when Amadeus is called in to troubleshoot, he finds the missing performers and his band plays until bedtime.

And rounding off the week’s episodes on Friday is ‘Hoot Dun It?’ When a piece of cheese goes missing from the Funky Valley Cheese Festival, Hoot opens a detective agency to get to the bottom of the mystery. Do some of the other animals know more than they are letting on?

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