follow link Zig was then portrayed as a weak-willed childish simpleton, constantly giggling at rude jokes like the word "bottom" , obsessed with specific things such as The Hunt for Red October or his rash and frequently unaware of what was going on around him. Zig and Zag frequently appeared dressed as other characters, in particular during their tenure on The Den. Such characters ranged from would-be distant relatives to superheroes. Captain Joke — Zag's primary superhero identity, Captain Joke had no superpowers other than his ability to tell silly jokes.
He wore a red mask on his eyes and matching cape and only Zig suspected his identity. Captain Pillowcase — While Captain Joke's true identity was never discovered, Zig's first attempt at being a superhero was far less successful and was generally met with contempt. The character consisted of Zig wearing a pillowcase over his head. Captain Pillowcase's alleged special ability consisted of using his pillowcase to do impressions, such as his impression of Mount Everest or an ice cream cone melting.
Captain Shamrock — Zig's next superhero alter ego was far more successful. Captain Shamrock generally only made appearances on Saint Patrick's Day. He spoke with a strong American accent and, as such, was delivered as a satire on American tourists visiting Ireland to discover their roots. Captain Shamrock managed to convince the others that he was the primary authority on all things Irish, and would often tell nonsensical stories loosely based on Irish folklore.
Cousin Nigel — Zig and Zag's obnoxious, brattish cousin who would constantly complain about everything in a strong Birmingham accent. Cousin Nigel consisted of Zig wearing a pair of drinking glasses over his eyes and a Cub Scouts hat. Ciaran and Mick continue to work in development and as in demand script writers for a number of companies through their partnership Double Z .
Their alien dog, Zuppy , also featured on television at this time.
Zuppy remained with The Den for some years after Zig and Zag left. After having worked on The Den for a number of years, Zig and Zag worked concurrently on The Big Breakfast, subsequently exiting The Den to work on the show exclusively. On The Big Breakfast, the two acted as interviewers in the "crunch" segment of the show. During this time, they also starred in a series of adverts for Yoplait yogurts. They starred in a children's programme called Me: Tv for Nickelodeon UK and Ireland in the summer of , the premise of which was kids used their own webcams to present the show.
In they joined Big Brother's Little Brother team to interview past contestants. A second Christmas special this time entitled Superfestivebloopers was produced and broadcast on Christmas Day In May , Double Z Productions and Flickerpix announced they were gearing up to begin production over the summer for a new, 2D animated show to debut in Joel Simon, creative director at Flickerpix, will direct the series.
Zig and Zag made a surprise guest appearance on TFI Friday on 18 December in what could be the last ever live episode of the show. They had previously appeared on the show during its first season in They joined Chris Evans for the Christmas Special and when Gaby Roslin appeared later in the show she stated that it was the first time all four former Big Breakfast presenters had been together on screen in 21 years.
Zig and Zag's first single "The Christmas No. Their album Never Mind the Zogabongs K charts was at No. Zig and Zag produced a number of books in Ireland and the UK The first five books in the list were produced exclusively in Ireland as paperback fully illustrated comic books.
K a further two comic book style paperbacks were produced, a hardback annual, a tie-in book with their TV series Dirty Deeds, with photographs and text related to the series and a page joke book. Royal Television Society Award:. In the characters saw a resurgence in their popularity as they joined the Big Brother's Little Brother team and in October they were commissioned to host a flagship Saturday morning radio show on 2FM called Smells Like Saturday.
In April , it was announced that t Zig and Zag may refer to: Look up zig in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Zig may refer to: Plot Alien brothers Zig and Zag crash land in humdrum suburbia and set up home. On their fun filled adventures they 'make the most' of what Planet Earth has to offer. He is the brother of Zag. He is the brother of Zig. Gent Allen Doyle as Mrs. Jones The above actors also act as an ensemble cast providing all additional voices for recurring or one-off characters t Look up zag in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.
Zag or ZAG may refer to: The song peaked at 53 in the UK Single Chart in , and re-entered the chart in , peaking at It reached a new peak of 14 in His wife had come down to drive him home in her Austin Mini to save money because it was cheaper to drive than travel One of the successes of children's television strand The Den was its ability to continually produce an array of successful characters, many of whom then went on to achieve fame in other fields, both nationally and internationally.
Zig and Zag left in but Zuppy remained to become one of the longest serving members of The Den team alongside Don Conroy, a human.
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Zig and Zag, the first and possibly the most famous , are ten-year-old alien twins from the planet Zog. They were a very successful franchise on their own, spawning parody tapes, comic books and car toys.
A popular toy throughout the late s were zogabongs, the unusual antennae on both Zig's and Zag's heads. Zig and Zag arrived from the Planet Zog hoping to collect jokes. They were adopted by the young televis Zog or ZOG may refer to: Character history Origins Podge originally appeared as a "villain" character on the children's programming block, The Den. He was introduced in , as an ordinary puppet that Zag of Zig and Zag had found in a box amongst the rubbish behind an old joke shop.
Dubbing the puppet "Podge," Zag used him to practise ventriloquism, and would put on the "Podge and Zag" show, which a jealous Zig usually interrupted. Things took a sinister turn one day, when during one of these shorts, a mysterious voice said to Zag, "aren't The pilot episode aired in late Today, the show's episodes are only seen in reruns late during the night and earlier during the day. The characters are puppets.
At the end of each show, Wumpa sings his very own "goodbye song" by playing a bass guitar that looks like a didgeridoo. Most of the show's episodes end with Wumpa's goodbye song's most famous line, which is "Well, bye-bye, and don't forget, always keep your tusks shiny and your blubber clean". He only occasionally appears in the story itself. Dog and is the son of Mrs. Dog his father is never mentioned or seen.
The character became popular, and was appointed as a weekday-presenter of the CBBC office with his "half-brother" Dodge T. Dog, starting in May , with the character now being voiced by Phil Fletcher. In July, they began presenting on weekdays. It was an adult puppet interview show which followed the premise of a semi-educational show for the good people of the Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan. The show was produced from a run-down tenement building in the Bronx where Bronx Bunny and his sidekick, a cigarette-smoking panda named Teddy T, would interview celebrities who "done good".
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