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I must admit to being quite a fan of this show, despite it possessing some obvious flaws. Additionally the three seasons are quite different and I had to come...
Created by: Yoram Gross, EM TV (Germany), ABC (NSW), Flying Bark Productions
Language: English
Country of Origin: Australia
Alternate Titles: Blinky Bill's Extraordinary Excursion, Blinky Billís Extraordinary Balloon Adventure, Blinky Bill's Around the World Adventures
Featuring the voices of:
Robyn Moore ... Blinky Bill, Nutsy Koala, Marcia Marsupial Mouse, Miss Magpie, all other female and child voices
Keith Scott ... Flap the Platypus, Splodge the Kangaroo, Wombo, all other male voices
Ric Herbert ... Theme Song singer
Sarah Aubrey ... Additional voices (2003)
Nick Jasprizza ... Additional voices (2003)
Troy Planet ... Albert (2003)
Rachel King ... Additional voices (2003)
Directed by: Yoram Gross
Produced by: Yoram Gross, Rodney Whitham, Manuela Lamb, Andre Kussmaul and Martina Mosner
Executive Producers: Yoram Gross, Sandra Gross, Tim Brooke-Hunt, Geoff Watson and Siegmund Grewinig
Musical Score by: Guy Gross
Theme Music by: John Palmer, Guy Gross and David Evans
Writing Credits: John Palmer, David Witt, Susan Beak, Geoff Beak, Sally Farrell Odgers, Carol Witt and Ray Nowland
Based on: The books by Dorothy Wall

Publicity shot for Blinky Bill's Extraordinary Balloon Adventure © Flying Bark ProductionsWas preceded by a live-action puppet show entitled "The New Adventures of Blinky Bill", created by ABC Television (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) in 1984 and repeated until 1991.

Series 2, titled Blinky Bill's Extraordinary Excursion aired in 1995. It had Blinky and his friends getting lost in the Australian bush, having adventures while trying to find their back home to Greenpatch.

Series 3, titled Blinky Billís Extraordinary Balloon Adventure (Blinky Bill's Around the World Adventures in some territories), was the third series. Created in 2003 by Flying Bark Productions (the current name of the original Yoram Gross studio), in association with ABC Television, et al. It had Blinky, Nutsy, and Flap traveling the world and having adventures; all the while evading and rescuing animals from Basil and Cyril, the Circus Bros.

Buy The Adventures of Blinky Bill
Season 1 set
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