Skippy has been voted our favourite Live Animal TV character, according to TV Tonight readers.
The star of Skippy the Bush Kangaroo out rated his competition by more than 2 to 1 -the biggest margin of any character across the survey. That makes the roo our favourite TV character of all time….
There were just under 1000 surveys completed.
Skippy, Skippy the Bush Kangaroo
Fatso, A Country Practice
Charlie the Wonder Dog, The Late Show
Woodrow, Simon Townsend’s Wonder World
*OTHER: included Bob Morrison, The Bob Morrison Show
In the Kid’s TV Character category, Mr Squiggle won by a nose, in front of cheeky puppet Agro. They were followed by TV icons Humphrey B. Bear and Ossie Ostrich.
KID’S TV CHARACTER
Mr Squiggle, Mr Squiggle
Agro, Cartoon Connection
Humphrey B. Bear, Here’s Humphrey
Ossie Ostrich, Cartoon Corner / Hey Hey it’s Saturday
B1 & B2, Bananas in Pyjamas
The Wiggles, The Wiggles
Hi-5, Hi 5
Fat Cat, Fat Cat & Friends
Harold Gribble, Round the Twist
Sonny Hammond, Skippy the Bush Kangaroo
Claude the Crow, Shirl’s Neighbourhood
Marty the Monster, The Early Bird Show
Winky Dink, Cmon Kids
Mrs Flowerpots, Adventure Island
Lockie Leonard, Lockie Leonard
Norm the Kangaroo, Shirl’s Neighbourhood
Fredd Bear, Fredd Bear’s Breakfast-A-Go-Go
* OTHER: included Clown (John Michael Howson) Adventure Island, Blackboard Mr Squiggle, Hoot the Owl Giggle & Hoot.
Still to come: Variety & Pay TV characters.