Get Mucky

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''Get Mucky'' was the gameshow element in ITV's Saturday morning travelling extravaganza Get Fresh.
''Get Mucky'' was the gameshow element in ITV's Saturday morning travelling extravaganza Get Fresh.
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Two teams of two kids played. Or rather one person played - the "boffin", whilst the other one - the "fallguy", risked getting gunged if their teammate lost.
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Two teams of two kids played. Or rather one person played - the "boffin", whilst the other one - the "fall guy", risked getting gunged if their teammate lost.
Whoever had the highest score after ninety seconds of playing a computer game (''Starglider'' on an Atari ST, or shoot-em-up ''Xenon'' on an Amiga) won. Their teammate got to pull the cord releasing a bucket of gunge over their opponent's head. And that's it.
Whoever had the highest score after ninety seconds of playing a computer game (''Starglider'' on an Atari ST, or shoot-em-up ''Xenon'' on an Amiga) won. Their teammate got to pull the cord releasing a bucket of gunge over their opponent's head. And that's it.

Current revision as of 21:17, 5 April 2009

Contents

Host

Charlotte Hindle

Broadcast

Anglia for ITV, 1986-88

Synopsis

Get Mucky was the gameshow element in ITV's Saturday morning travelling extravaganza Get Fresh.

Two teams of two kids played. Or rather one person played - the "boffin", whilst the other one - the "fall guy", risked getting gunged if their teammate lost.

Whoever had the highest score after ninety seconds of playing a computer game (Starglider on an Atari ST, or shoot-em-up Xenon on an Amiga) won. Their teammate got to pull the cord releasing a bucket of gunge over their opponent's head. And that's it.

Key moments

As we remember, for some reason the end-of-level boss would drain away their points.

Catchphrases

"You're unlucky... so you're going to get MUCKY!!"

Inventor

Xenon was created by The Bitmap Brothers.

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