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A Star Chance for Laddie

Plot

Rosemary Harris loved her dog Laddie, but when her mother was given a new flat, Laddie had to go. So Rosemary was delighted when he was offered a part in a TV series. But the star of the series, Jackie Lane, did not like Laddie or Rosemary and decided to get rid of them if she could.

Notes

Appeared

  • A Star Chance for Laddie – Tracy: #80 (11 April 1981) – #90 (20 June 1981)

The Good Fairy [1990]

Plot

The Good Fairy programme was the most popular show on Children’s TV. Everyone loved happy, cuddly Aunt Jemima who acted as good fairy and and made all the children’s wishes come true. But it was really her assistant Lynn who did all the work and made the wishes come true, with the help of her colleague Lee.

good_fairy_90

Notes

  • Art: Norman Lee
  • A story with the same name and a similar plot,  previously appeared in Bunty in 1965: The Good Fairy

Appeared

  • The Good Fairy –  Bunty:  #1706 (22 September 1990) –  #1720 (29 December 1990)

Other Appearances:

  • The Good Fairy – Bunty Annual 1991
  • The Good Fairy – Bunty Annual 1992

 

 

Sarah and Jane Little Ladies at War

Plot:

Sarah Lane and Jane Wood had been given the parts of sisters in a weekly TV period drama, as grandchildren of the Earl of Dunlea. Unfortunately  while they played loving sisters in front of the camera, in real life the girls had taken a bitter dislike to each other.

sarah and jane

Notes:

  • Art:  Andy Tew
  • Translated into Dutch: Debbie Parade Album #26

Appeared:

  • Sarah and Jane Little Ladies at War –  Bunty: #1292 (16 October 1982) – (?)

Other Appearances:

  • Sarah and Jane Little Ladies at War  – Bunty Annual 1985

 

The Emma Report

Plot

Emma is a TV reporter and gets into many adventures while doing her reports.

emma report

Notes

  • Emma is the comics namesake, she also introduces features in the comic such as interviewing famous people.

Appeared

  • The Emma Report –  Emma: #01 (26 February 1978) – #29 (09 September 1978)
  • The Emma Report –  Emma: #45 (30 December 1978)
  • The Emma Report  – Emma: #80 (01 September 1979)

 Other Appearances:

  • Judy Annual 1982

Miss Fix-It of TV

Plot:

Meg Newton is a trainee assistant with the Central Services Television Company. She earns the nickname “Miss Fix-It”  through her ability  of overcoming tricky production problems.

Miss Fix-It Of TV

Notes:

Appeared:

  • Miss Fix-It of TV–  Bunty: circa 274 (13 April 1963) – ?

Other Appearances:

  • Miss Fix-It of TV (text story)–  Bunty Annual 1961

 

The Sadness of Happy Jones

Plot

Life was hard for orphan Hazel Jones. Living with her Uncle Paul and Aunt Ena, Hazel was to do all the housework for her Aunt, who pretended to be an invalid. Hazel knew only one-way to keep her spirits up—by singing. Her greedy Uncle Paul realised there was money to be made from Hazel’s voice, and entered her for a television talent contest. Hazel quickly became a star, and was nicknamed ‘ Happy ‘, but the happiness was not real.

Notes

Appeared

  • The Sadness of Happy Jones – Tracy: #14 (5 January 1980) – #25 (22 March 1980)