Bleep and Booster
is a children's cartoon
series by William Timym
(pronounced Tim) originally shown on the BBC
's Blue Peter
. 313 five minute episodes were released between 1963 and 1977.Bleep
is an alien from the planet Miron/Myron with a spaceship, whilst Booster
is a young human who travels with Bleep performing galactic missions for Bleep's moustached father.
The planet Miron/Myron is portrayed as being built almost entirely out of chrome, with its capital at Miron/Myron City. The inhabitants are portrayed as robot-like creatures with flexible arms and legs like rubber hoses. Their feet are cupped and they have antennae
and a third eye in the centre of their foreheads.
Two episodes of the series, The Giant Brain
were released in 1993 on VHS
exclusively in Great Britain
. Thus far (January 2009), there have been no other episodes released.
The cartoons were animatic animation, still pictures which were slowly panned, with narration. The voices were by Peter Hawkins