Looks Unfamiliar: Gary Bainbridge – This Is Like Mousetrap In Reverse

Googi The Liverpool Duck - listen to Gary Bainbridge and Tim Worthington talking about it in Looks Unfamiliar.

Looks Unfamiliar is a podcast in which writer and occasional broadcaster Tim Worthington talks to a guest about some of the things that they remember that nobody else ever seems to.

Joining Tim this time is writer Gary Bainbridge, who’s searching for the next instalment of the comic strip serialisations of Googi The Liverpool Duck, Big Bubbles, No Troubles by Ellis Beggs And Howard, stunt-riding action figure for girls Derry Daring, Looney Tunes and DC Comics stage crossover Bugs Bunny In SpaceThe London Connection, Cliff Richard’s dance record as ‘Black Knight’, DJ Spuddles Original Gourmet Fries, The Shinsei Miracle and Shut Yer Gob by Lee Brennan. Along the way we’ll be debating whether it’s acceptable to play Paddington Bear in ‘bearface’, revisiting lost rock genre Rod Jane And Rogercore, rifling through Billy Butler’s collection of white noise recordings, listening to Barry Cryer’s cover of Scott Walker’s Tilt, and pondering why so many children in seventies mail order catalogues looked like Matt Berry.

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099 – Gary Bainbridge – This Is Like Mousetrap In Reverse Looks Unfamiliar

Derry Daring (Ideal, 1975) - listen to Gary Bainbridge and Tim Worthington talking about her in Looks Unfamiliar.

About Gary

Gary Bainbridge is a writer. You can find Gary’s website here and follow him on Twitter at @Gary_Bainbridge.

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If you’ve enjoyed this, you’ll enjoy Tim’s book Can’t Help Thinking About Me, a collection of columns and features with a personal twist. Can’t Help Thinking About Me is available in paperback here or from the Kindle Store here.

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Further Listening

Gary has also appeared on Looks Unfamiliar talking about Screen Two: Coast To Coast, Radio City’s Jack Your Body parody Deadly Boring, Supersonic Man, Audisee’s The War Of The WorldsLimp-Along Leslie, That Look In Your Eye by Ali Campbell featuring Pamela Starks, Ace Reports Annual 1981 and Unbranded Soluble Cola Tablets, which you can find here.

Gary has also appeared on Tim’s Marvel Cinematic Universe podcast It’s Good, Except It Sucks talking about The Incredible Hulk here, Daredevil hereThe Amazing Spider-Man here and Dr Strange here.

Jane Hill joined us for a chat about Cliff Richard’s slightly less contentious religious travelogue His Land on Looks Unfamiliar here.

Further Reading

There’s much more on eighties ‘sophisticated’ puzzles that weren’t as successful as Rubik’s Cube in Could It Be Magic? here.

Looks Unfamiliar - a podcast in which writer and occasional broadcaster Tim Worthington talks to a guest about some of the things that they remember that nobody else ever seems to.

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