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Rex The Runt

BBC Two sitcom about four canine friends. 26 episodes (2 series), 1998 - 2001. Stars Andrew Franks, Colin Rote, Kevin Wrench, Elisabeth Hadley and others.

Series 2, Episode 4 - A Crap Day Out

Instead of going on their planned visit to the beach, the gang go to a garden centre, only to discover it is an alien spaceship full of plant pots called Gordon. Guest starring Graham Norton.


The title is a reference to A Grand Day Out with Wallace and Gromit

Broadcast details

Sunday 14th October 2001
10 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Colin Rote Rex (Voice)
Andrew Franks Bad Bob (Voice)
Elisabeth Hadley Wendy (Voice)
Steve Box Vince (Voice)
Paul Merton Dr. Dogg (Voice)
Arthur Smith Arthur Dustcart (Voice)
Guest cast
Graham Norton The Plants (Voice)
Writing team
Andrew Viner Writer
Ben Caudell Writer
Peter Holmes Writer
Production team
Chris Sadler Director
Jacqueline White Producer
Stuart Gordon Composer

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