Catweazle

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Catweazle

Season 1 (1970)

Box set containing the entire first season of the popular 1970s children's series, about the Anglo-Saxon magician (played by Geoffrey Bayldon) transported through time to the present day. In 'The Sun in a Bottle', Catweazle leaps into a lake to escape his pursuers in eleventh century Britain, and emerges in 1970. He is befriended by Carrot (Robin Davies), a young boy from the local farm. 'Castle Saburac' sees Catweazle struggling to acclimatise to his new surroundings, and taking his first ever bath. In 'The Curse of Rapkyn', Catweazle and his pet toad, Touchwood, attempt to exorcise the curse which Toad believes has been placed on Hexwood Farm. In 'The Witching Hour', Carrot is unnerved by the arrival of Mrs Bonnington, who has obvious desires on Carrot's father. Catweazle attempts to rectify matters with a spell. 'The Eye of Time' sees Catweazle and Carrot placing a bet for farmhand Sam (Neil McCarthy). In 'The Magic Face', Catweazle believes that he has been placed under a spell when a wealthy American tourist takes a photograph of him. In 'The Telling Bone', Catweazle's attempts to return to his own time leave him stranded atop the spire of the local church. 'The Power of Adamcos' sees Catweazle desperate to find his magical knife, Adamcos. In 'The Demi Devil', Catweazle mistakenly believes that he has turned Carrot into a monkey. In 'The House of the Sorcerer', Catweazle finds temporary employment as an assistant birdwatcher. 'The Flying Broomsticks' sees Mr Bennet (Charles Tingwell) quizzed by the police after a number of broomsticks disappear locally. Could Catweazle be responsible? In 'The Wisdom of Solomon', the new housekeeper at the farm is upsetting the atmosphere, so Catweazle attempts to employ magic to get rid of her. 'The Trickery Lantern' sees Catweazle preparing for his long journey home, only to be mistaken for a ghost by Mr Bennet's sister.

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Catweazle

Season 2 (1971)

Box set containing the entire second season of the popular Seventies children's series. In 'The Magic Riddle', Catweazle escapes pursuing Norman soldiers by jumping into a moat, only to emerge on the twentieth century estate of Lord Collingford, where he is befriended by young Cedric (Gary Warren). 'Duck Halt' sees Catweazle causing chaos after being sent on an errand to the local pub. In 'The Heavenly Twins', Cedric's birthday party goes awry when Catweazle assists a modern-day magician (Paul Eddington). In 'The Sign of the Crab', Catweazle comes under suspicion when thieves break into King's Farthing. 'The Black Wheels' sees Catweazle keen to help when Groome loses his voice. In 'The Woggle Stone', a superstitious property tycoon attempts to develop King's Farthing. In 'The Enchanted King', Catweazle becomes convinced that a local sculptor (Graham Crowden) has the ability to turn people into stone. 'The Familiar Spirit' sees Touchwood, Catweazle's pet toad, taken ill. In 'The Ghost Hunters', Lady Collingford becomes convinced that King's Farthing is haunted, and takes steps to rid herself of the spooks. In 'The Walking Trees', Catweazle finds himself interrogated by the military when they suspect that he is a spy. 'The Battle of the Giants' sees Lord Collingford and Groome competing against each other with their marrows in the local flower show. In 'The Magic Circle', Groome is referred to a psychiatrist when he begins seeing things. 'The Thirteenth Sign' sees Catweazle set to return to his own time after collecting the twelve signs of the Zodiac, only to stumble across a thirteenth.

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