Rex The Runt. Copyright: Aardman Animations
Rex The Runt

Rex The Runt

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1998 - 2001
  • 26 episodes (2 series)

Claymation sitcom from Aardman Animations. The ten minute episodes revolve around the lives of four dogs - Rex, Bad Bob, Wendy and Vince. Stars Andrew Franks, Colin Rote, Kevin Wrench, Elisabeth Hadley, Steve Box and more.

Rex The Runt. Copyright: Aardman Animations

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1998 - 2001
Channels
BBC Two
Episodes
26 (2 series)
Creator
Richard Starzak
Stars
Andrew Franks, Colin Rote, Kevin Wrench, Elisabeth Hadley, Steve Box, Paul Merton and Arthur Smith
Writers
Richard Starzak, Andrew Franks, Kevin Wrench, Andrew Viner, Ben Caudell and Peter Holmes
Directors
Richard Starzak, Sam Fell, Dan Capozzi, Peter Peake and Chris Sadler
Producer
Jacqueline White
Companies

Rex The Runt covers the adventures of four dogs: the smart-arse Rex, overweight gunlover Bad Bob, long-suffering Wendy and the monosyllabic Vince.

Rex and the gang go through a series of different adventures meeting other characters along the way, such as Dr. Dogg and waste disposal operative Arthur Dustcart.

Additional details

Production
Animated
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 21st December 1998 at 6:25pm on BBC Two
Last new broadcast
Sunday 16th December 2001 on BBC Two
Most recent repeats
  • Tuesday 25th October 2016 at 3:50am on Gold
  • Sunday 23rd October 2016 at 3:15am on Gold
  • Saturday 22nd October 2016 at 3:50am on Gold

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