Captain Pugwash

Captain Pugwash is a fictional pirate in a series of British children's comic strips and books created by John Ryan. The character's adventures were adapted into a TV series, using cardboard cut-outs filmed in live-action (the first series was performed and broadcast live), also called Captain Pugwash, first shown on the BBC in 1957, a later colour series, first shown in 1974–75, and a traditional animation series, The Adventures of Captain Pugwash, first aired in 1998

The eponymous hero – Captain Horatio Pugwash – sails the high seas in his ship called the Black Pig, ably assisted by cabin boy Tom, pirates Willy and Barnabas, and Master Mate. His mortal enemy is Cut-Throat Jake, captain of the Flying Dustman.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC One (1957 - 1975)
Schedule: Weekdays (5 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Animation
Genres: Children
Episodes ordered: 30 episodes

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x30: Off with His HeadJul 11, 1975
2x29: A Tell-Tale TailJul 9, 1975
2x28: Caught in the ActJul 8, 1975
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