Tag Archives: Television

Teen TV!

Plot

Leanne and Jase Brown and their friends persuade their headmaster to let them produce Teen TV. Teen TV is a lunchtime school television programme that is made with the school’s new video equipment.

Notes

  • Artist: Eduardo Feito

Appeared

  • Teen TV! –  Bunty:  circa  #1910 (20 August 1994) – (?)

Film Star Nurse

Plot:

TV star Amy Clark is mistaken for a nurse during an emergency because she is still wearing her nurse’s uniform from the serial she stars in. This inspires her to give up her television career and start training as a real nurse.

Nurse

Notes:

Appeared:

  • Film Star Nurse –  Mandy: #682 (19 February 1980) – #693 (26 April 1980)

 

Soap Suds

Plot

Sally Gibson is staying with her relatives, the Brents. The Brents are so hooked on a TV soap, “The Avenue”, that they copy everything they see on it – even to the extent of using the characters’ names and calling Sally Miranda, the new character on the soap. Sally finds this fanaticism annoying.

Soap suds

Notes

  • Artist: Ron Lumsden

Appeared

  • Soap Suds – M&J: #297 (18 January 1997) – #306 (22 March 1997)

 

Stage School

Plot:

Two vacancies are going at The Madame Celeste Stage School. Nicky Carr wins one place. But the other place goes to Gavin Mellor, an arrogant boy Nicky crossed during the auditions. And so the stage is set for feuding between Nicky and Gavin.

It gets even worse when Gavin and Nicky are both chosen to star in a new TV soap. They have to pretend they are friends on screen, but their hatred keeps erupting into constant fighting. Eventually, the producers write their antagonism into the show.

Stage school

Notes:

  • Artist: Juliana Buch

Appeared:

  • Stage School – M&J: #152 (9 April 1994) – #160 (4 June 1994)
  • Stage School – M&J: #207 (29 April 1995) – #216 (01 July 1995)
  • Stage School – M&J: #239 (09 December 1995) – #241(23 December 1995)

Other Appearances:

  • Stage School – Mandy Annual 1995
  • Stage School – Mandy Annual 1997

 

Smile, Please!

Plot

Gemma Johnson wins a competition to become Miss Gentle Dental Cream – an advertising & promotions girl for a brand of toothpaste. But Gemma finds this is causing unexpected problems.

Smile1.jpg

Notes

  • Artist: Wilf Street

Appeared

  • Smile, Please! – M&J:  #84 (19 December 1992) – #94 (27 February 1993)