Get Mucky



Charlotte Hindle


Anglia for ITV, 1986-88


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.


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


Xenon was created by The Bitmap Brothers.


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