The world’s noisiest boy concludes his hilarious adventures this week. Six-year-old Gerald McBoing Boing communicates with sounds instead of words; crashing, clanging, whistling and honking his way through the world.
Gerald McBoing Boing is based on the character created by Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr Seuss – the best-selling children’s author of ‘The Cat in the Hat’. Gerald originally appeared in a series of animated shorts, the first of which won an Academy Award in 1951.
In Saturday’s first episode, Gerald, Jacob and Janine play hide and seek; a flight attendant mistakes Gerald’s sounds for a real flight; and a tissue monster spreads germs throughout the land. In the second instalment, Gerald gets some help weeding the garden; Jacob, Janine and Gerald help Aunt Edith babysit; Jan-unzel can’t let her hair down; and Gerald’s sounds make Dad think twice about a scary ride.
On Sunday’s first show, Gerald plays snake charmer to the worms; Maggie looks for squeaks in the playground; an amazing clock makes time run backwards, fast and slow; and the McCloys enter their carrot in the fair. In the second instalment, Gerald, Jacob and Janine watch an amazing flea circus; a farm is terrorized by a ghost truck; and Mom gives a concert with a jungle flair.