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    Anyone remember....

    ....a series of educational programs they used to show in schools in the 80s that had a flying orange robot in them? I think he might have been called Wordy, or something. They had a story, and every so often it would stop and Wordy would do a bit of a routine about one of the words, then the story would carry on. One of the stories scared the hell out of me when I was 7, it was about a haunted castle.

    Anyway, I only ask because I can distinctly remember one of the songs that was explaining how putting an 'e' on the end of the word changed it's meaning e.g. 'pin' becomes 'pine'. The chorus went "Magic, Magic E! Magic, Magic E!". I'm amazed nobody did an early 90s hardcore mix of it.

    Rich :¬)

    Edit: answered my own question with Google. They were called Look and Read, by the looks of things. The one that scared me was called Dark Towers. Here's a page I found.
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    Ahh, reliving my childhood days are great! I used to love that robot that had obvious human arms!

    Did you watch Trapdoor too? That was about the same era... and Rent-A-Ghost! Wicked, not like the crap you see these days...

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/ilove/tv/lookandread/

    They have some video clips I think

    We watched this one and it was well freaky.
    Mini!!!!!

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    ah yea, the dragons eyes, sum mythical land called, er panama??

    boy from space was r0x0r :x
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    The chorus went "Magic, Magic E! Magic, Magic E!"
    I remember that one!

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    "Magic E, turns kit to kite, bit to bite, magic E!"

    Through the dragons eye rocked too, the game that came with it wasnt bad either.

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    raz ur nearly right. its:

    kit, becomes Kite with ME, bit becomes bite with ME, magic magic E
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    I had the book to through the dragon's eye! I used to watch the program along with it and remembered being really really scared when Charn was due to show up cause he was really scary in the book's pictures. Then he gets shown on screen and he's just a man in a silly cape and a mask :/ Such a letdown.

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    Yeah, sorry for double posting on all forums but look:





    Big, kick-ass bird/man thing who's obviously scaring that poor woman rubbishrubbishrubbishrubbishless compared to:



    Slightly dopey, cutesey looking bloke in a bird mask.

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    Russ : awww so close! It should I almost learnt something though

    Brammers : : O The bird thing looks eerie in the book!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Russ
    raz ur nearly right. its:

    kit, becomes Kite with ME, bit becomes bite with ME, magic magic E
    Sh1t, becomes sh1te with Magic E......um no, that wasn't it

    Anyway, somebody find me that song to download, I'm going to remix it.

    Rich :¬)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rave
    Sh1t, becomes sh1te with Magic E......um no, that wasn't it

    Anyway, somebody find me that song to download, I'm going to remix it.

    Rich :¬)
    Haha, please do!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big_Al
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    eerr now i dont have a dirty mind but im just trying to figure out the picture in the middle.....mountains?

    I never see things the way they're SUPPOSED to be seen!
    There's a thin person in every fat person.....that's because they just ate them.

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    Re: Anyone remember....

    I was googling for a line from teh magic E song and this was the only site that came up. Cheers for links everyone.

    Bit becomes bite with me
    kit becomes kite with me
    magic, magic E
    magic, magic E.
    Love it.

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