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Bodger and Badger is a British children's television show that originally aired on BBC from 1989 to 1999. The show was created by Andy Cunningham and stars Andy Cunningham as Simon Bodger and his puppet Badger. The show was produced by Total Content Digital and aired on CBBC. The show follows the adventures of Simon Bodger and his talking badger, who live together in a flat in the fictional town of Brixton. Badger is mischievous and playful, always causing chaos and making a mess, which often gets Simon into trouble. Despite this, Simon loves Badger and tries his best to keep him out of trouble. Each episode features a new adventure for Bodger and Badger, ranging from organizing a carnival to opening a restaurant. The show is filled with silly antics and physical comedy, including Badger's famous mashed potato sculptures. One of the show's strengths is its use of humor that appeals to both children and adults. While Badger's silly antics and slapstick humor entertains the younger audience, the show also includes references and jokes that only adults will understand. Bodger and Badger was a popular show during its initial run, and its popularity continued in reruns. The show's success resulted in various merchandise such as books, videos, and a board game. In 2015, Total Content Digital produced a revival series, "Bodger and Badger: Back in the Borough". This new series followed Simon and Badger as they moved to a new town and started a new adventure together. The show featured new characters and storylines while still retaining the spirit of the original series. Overall, Bodger and Badger is a beloved children's show that has stood the test of time. Its charm, humor, and memorable characters have made it a classic in British television history.