Most Beautiful Baby in Bedrock (R)
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Fred becomes a reluctant rodeo star.
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Where the Why Bird discovers that having fingers can be useful sometimes.
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The adventures of the family of monsters that live in Loch Ness and their two friends Elspeth and Angus. Ferocious-Ness
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Gail discovers the identity of Paul's mysterious woman. Mike's university friends upset Bronwyn. Beverly gets a phonecall which could place her future in jeopardy.
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In the Line of Duty
Ironside investigates a curious connection between a policeman's widow and the youth accused of his murder.
With guest stars Vera Miles and Brandon de Wilde. Written by MARK RODGERS
Directed by DON MCDOUGALL (R)
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After shooting an escaped convict Putnam decides he's not cut out for life in the force.
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Barney: Barney's Winter Holiday
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Lindsey and Boz go shopping for shoes and have a cream tea. With Lindsey Coulson and Bill Wallis as Boz. Video effects ADAM MCINNES Director NEL ROMANO
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Based on Allan Ahlberg 's books, dramatised by Vicky Ireland.
Mr and Mrs Hay the Horse (1) When Harry Hay meets Hilda Straw , it is love at first sight and, as soon as they are married, they come up with an ingenious plot for working together permanently.
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Michelle Rivera regards her father Paco as a coward because he refuses to fight. When Michelle is captured by Sandstorm, BraveStarr helps Paco learn that sometimes you have to fight.
Helen Rollason and Roger Finn keep you up-to-date with events. Producer SUSIE STAPLES
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There's rib-tickling comedy of the highest order on the menu tonight, along with classic American hokum and a couple of shows that haven't seen the light of day since daylight was invented!
It's tense, nail-biting stuff - the final of the search for the Telly Addicts family of 89. Having been rubbed down with a couple of vintage copies of the Radio Times, these eight gogglebox buffs are ready to answer any TV questions thrown at them by Noel Edmonds. Director NICK HURRAN
Producer RICHARD L. LEWIS
Odd Noses of Borneo
No one knows why this nose grows, but grow it does. Huge, pendulous and distinctly odd, it belongs to the male proboscis monkey, the most bizarre of the creatures that live in the suffocating mangrove swamps of Borneo, and it may be so big that the monkey has to hold it out of the way to eat.
Here, glutinous mudflats heave with fish and multicoloured crabs signal with grotesque claws.
Narrator David Attenborough. Produced by MICHAEL ROSENBERG Series producer DILYS BREESE A Partridge Films production for BBCtv (R)
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Armscor is the South African state organisation with the task of beating the UN arms embargo. Ulster Resistance is an equally shadowy paramilitary group formed by Protestant extremists in Northern Ireland. Last April, representatives from both sides were arrested in Paris allegedly negotiating an arms deal - the first sign of a secret weapons-trading alliance. Robin Denselow 's investigation takes him through France, Switzerland, Greece and Northern Ireland as he tells the story of two unlikely allies in arms. Producer TRICIA LAWTON Editor TIM GARDAM
The Dream Team stars
Michael (Batman) Keaton and Christopher (Back to the Future) Lloyd as residents of a psychiatric hospital who become separated from their therapist en route to a baseball game. Lost in New York, they find themselves framed for murder.
Oliver and Company is the 27th full-length cartoon from the Walt Disney Studios.
This Christmas offering is a re-working of the classic Dickens tale.
Plus, subtitling - a Film 89 report into the process of adding subtitles to foreign language films and the difficulties encountered. Director ALEXANDRA BEAZLEY Producer BRUCE THOMPSON
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Starring and Telly Savalas as Albain. As the world watches on television, Capricorn One, the first manned mission to Mars, lands on the angry red planet. But deep in the Arizona desert three astronauts plant the American flag on a film set, aware that their aborted mission is now a fake - a top secret cover-up.
An original and exciting thriller which features a remarkable climactic chase.
Written and directed by PETER HYAMS Produced by PAUL N. LAZARUS
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