Rainbow (1972)

  • Genre: Comedy, Kids
  • Creator: Pamela Lonsdale
  • First Air Date: 1972-10-16
  • Last Air Date: 1992-03-06
  • Total Seasons: 23
  • Total Episodes: 1044
  • Status: Canceled
  • Episode Runtime: 20 min.
  • Production Company: Thames Television
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Networks: ITV1
star 6.6/10
From 19 Ratings


Children's puppet programme featuring music and stories. Join George, Bungle, Zippy, and all their friends at the Rainbow House, always an exciting place to be.

  • Keywords: puppet, anthropomorphism, educational
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    Rainbow Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date: 1979-12-23
    2 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1972-10-16
    50 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1973-04-16
    55 Episodes

    Season 3

    First Air Date: 1974-03-04
    34 Episodes

    Season 4

    First Air Date: 1974-09-16
    67 Episodes

    Season 5

    First Air Date: 1975-09-08
    78 Episodes

    Season 6

    First Air Date: 1976-11-02
    50 Episodes

    Season 7

    First Air Date: 1977-12-26
    61 Episodes

    Season 8

    First Air Date: 1978-10-02
    80 Episodes

    Season 9

    First Air Date: 1979-10-26
    69 Episodes

    Season 10

    First Air Date: 1980-10-16
    73 Episodes

    Season 11

    First Air Date: 1981-10-12
    24 Episodes

    Season 12

    First Air Date: 1982-01-04
    36 Episodes

    Season 13

    First Air Date: 1983-01-07
    30 Episodes

    Season 14

    First Air Date: 1983-08-05
    22 Episodes

    Season 15

    First Air Date: 1984-01-06
    29 Episodes

    Season 16

    First Air Date: 1984-08-03
    44 Episodes

    Season 17

    First Air Date: 1985-08-02
    49 Episodes

    Season 18

    First Air Date: 1986-08-01
    54 Episodes

    Season 19

    First Air Date: 1987-09-04
    16 Episodes

    Season 20

    First Air Date: 1988-01-05
    51 Episodes

    Season 21

    First Air Date: 1989-09-08
    24 Episodes

    Season 22

    First Air Date: 1990-08-31
    24 Episodes

    Season 23

    First Air Date: 1991-09-13
    24 Episodes

    Rainbow Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Shapes15 min
    Season 9Episode 11,2,3,4,515 min
    Season 9Episode 2How15 min
    Season 10Episode 1How Do You: Throw15 min
    Season 10Episode 2Aesops Fables: Disobedient Donkey15 min
    Season 10Episode 3Aesops Fables: Hare & Tortoise15 min
    Season 10Episode 4Aesops Fables: The Fox and the Grapes15 min
    Season 11Episode 1Counting 115 min
    Season 11Episode 2Counting 215 min
    Season 11Episode 3Right15 min
    Season 11Episode 31The Whiners15 min
    Season 11Episode 32The Know-It-Alls15 min
    Season 11Episode 33The Moodies15 min
    Season 11Episode 34Bossy Boots15 min
    Season 11Episode 35Can I15 min
    Season 11Episode 36Must I15 min
    Season 11Episode 37Tricks and Jokes15 min
    Season 11Episode 38Magic15 min
    Season 11Episode 39Juggling and Balancing15 min
    Season 11Episode 40Clowns and Clowning15 min
    Season 11Episode 41Who Saw It15 min
    Season 11Episode 42Who Heard It15 min
    Season 11Episode 43Living Together 115 min
    Season 11Episode 44Living Together 215 min
    Season 11Episode 45Disguising Your Face15 min
    Season 11Episode 47High in the Sky15 min
    Season 11Episode 48Under the Sea15 min
    Season 11Episode 49In the Ground15 min
    Season 11Episode 51Sardines in a Tin15 min
    Season 11Episode 52Room to Spread15 min
    Season 11Episode 53Fit and Healthy 115 min
    Season 11Episode 57Mystery Bag15 min
    Season 11Episode 58Vanishing Box15 min
    Season 11Episode 60George Won't Ask15 min
    Season 12Episode 1Blowing15 min
    Season 12Episode 2Pumping15 min
    Season 12Episode 3Getting Up Out of Bed15 min
    Season 12Episode 4Going to Bed15 min
    Season 12Episode 5Giving15 min
    Season 12Episode 6Receiving15 min
    Season 13Episode 1Visitors15 min
    Season 13Episode 2Let's Make a Musical15 min
    Season 13Episode 3Geoffrey's Not Well15 min
    Season 13Episode 4Wild Animals15 min
    Season 13Episode 5Lost My Voice15 min
    Season 13Episode 6Bicycles15 min
    Season 13Episode 7Above and Below15 min
    Season 13Episode 8Giants15 min
    Season 13Episode 9Waiting15 min
    Season 13Episode 10Clouds15 min
    Season 13Episode 11Lost My Hearing15 min
    Season 13Episode 12Having a Good Time15 min
    Season 13Episode 13Stars15 min
    Season 13Episode 14Not Enough to Go Round15 min
    Season 13Episode 15Having a Bad Time15 min
    Season 13Episode 16Cooking15 min
    Season 13Episode 17Furniture15 min
    Season 13Episode 18What I Would Like to Be15 min
    Season 13Episode 32Bungle's High and Mighty Day15 min
    Season 13Episode 34Hot Day15 min
    Season 13Episode 39Zippy's Cover-Up Job15 min
    Season 13Episode 44George's Secret Wish15 min
    Season 14Episode 1I Like Being Me15 min
    Season 14Episode 2Looking Back: Remember When15 min
    Season 14Episode 3Money15 min
    Season 14Episode 4Why Worry15 min
    Season 14Episode 5Music 615 min
    Season 14Episode 6The Saver15 min
    Season 14Episode 7Fruits15 min
    Season 14Episode 8Paste and Wax15 min
    Season 14Episode 47The Singing Lesson15 min
    Season 14Episode 48Zippy is Tongue Tied15 min
    Season 15Episode 1Puff and Blow15 min
    Season 15Episode 2Packaging15 min
    Season 15Episode 3Feet15 min
    Season 15Episode 4Communication 115 min
    Season 15Episode 5Wool15 min
    Season 15Episode 6General Farm: Eggs15 min
    Season 15Episode 7Discovery15 min
    Season 15Episode 8Bungle's Pretend Friend15 min
    Season 15Episode 9Puzzles and Games15 min
    Season 15Episode 10Sounds15 min
    Season 15Episode 11King for a Day15 min
    Season 15Episode 12The Show-Offs15 min
    Season 16Episode 1Keeping the Peace15 min
    Season 16Episode 2Creativity15 min
    Season 16Episode 3Highwayman15 min
    Season 16Episode 4How?15 min
    Season 16Episode 5Machines15 min
    Season 16Episode 6Family Ties15 min
    Season 16Episode 26Ugly Duckling15 min
    Season 16Episode 37Sensitivity15 min
    Season 17Episode 1Noah's Ark15 min
    Season 17Episode 2Water15 min
    Season 17Episode 3Counting On15 min
    Season 17Episode 4Counting Back15 min
    Season 17Episode 5Sharing Out15 min
    Season 17Episode 6Social Behaviour: Self15 min
    Season 17Episode 7Social Behaviour: Others15 min
    Season 17Episode 8Social Behaviour: Group15 min
    Season 17Episode 9Music A15 min
    Season 17Episode 10Music B15 min
    Season 17Episode 11Music C15 min
    Season 17Episode 12Learning About Ourselves: Physical Differences15 min
    Season 17Episode 13Emotions15 min
    Season 17Episode 14Learning About Ourselves: Interaction15 min
    Season 17Episode 15Wide and Narrow15 min
    Season 17Episode 16Large and Small15 min
    Season 17Episode 29Zippy's in Love15 min
    Season 17Episode 30Lions and Tigers15 min
    Season 17Episode 51Sympathy15 min
    Season 18Episode 1Family Get Together15 min
    Season 18Episode 2Bungling Bungle15 min
    Season 18Episode 3Rejected/Neglected15 min
    Season 18Episode 4Family in the Garden15 min
    Season 18Episode 5Geoffrey Babysits15 min
    Season 18Episode 6Neighbours15 min
    Season 18Episode 7Misbehaving15 min
    Season 18Episode 8Zipman and Bobbin15 min
    Season 18Episode 9Zippy Wants to Be a Comedian15 min
    Season 18Episode 10Worried/Weary15 min
    Season 18Episode 11Our Common Land15 min
    Season 18Episode 12Time/Space15 min
    Season 18Episode 13Night Out15 min
    Season 18Episode 15Same/Different15 min
    Season 18Episode 17Super Bungle15 min
    Season 19Episode 1Planting Seeds15 min
    Season 19Episode 2Friends15 min
    Season 19Episode 3The Wall15 min
    Season 19Episode 4Keeping Tidy15 min
    Season 19Episode 5Changes15 min
    Season 19Episode 6Things Aren't Always What They Seem15 min
    Season 19Episode 7How Does Your Garden Grow15 min
    Season 19Episode 8Streets15 min
    Season 19Episode 9Kitchen Art15 min
    Season 19Episode 10Sports Day 215 min
    Season 19Episode 11Safari Park15 min
    Season 19Episode 12Shops15 min
    Season 19Episode 13Going Places15 min
    Season 19Episode 14Why Did You Do That?15 min
    Season 19Episode 15Time15 min
    Season 19Episode 16New for Old15 min
    Season 19Episode 17Chitter Chatter15 min
    Season 19Episode 18A Lazy Day15 min
    Season 19Episode 19Exercise is Fun15 min
    Season 19Episode 20Playing the Game15 min
    Season 19Episode 21Who Done It15 min
    Season 20Episode 7I'm the King of the Castle15 min
    Season 20Episode 12Zippy Sets Them Up15 min
    Season 20Episode 14Snow15 min
    Season 20Episode 15Treasure Hunt15 min
    Season 20Episode 16The Zippybread Man15 min
    Season 20Episode 19Getting Organised15 min
    Season 21Episode 1At the End of the Rainbow15 min
    • Malcolm Lord

      as Bungle
    • Roy Skelton

      as Zippy / George (voice)
    • Geoffrey Hayes

      as Himself
    Crew Ronnie Le Drew Other
    Crew Tony Holtham Other