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Harold and Ethel Meaker live in South Ealing, West London and run Rentaghost where they rent ghosts out to the public. Over the years many ghosts came and went but the main Rentaghost crew consisted of Timothy Claypole; a jester at the court of Queen Mattilda, Hazel the McWitch; the ghost of a Scottish witch who was recruited during the rentapotion venture, Nadia Popov; a Dutch ghost who still suffered from hayfever and had a habit of 'popping off' whenever she saw a flower, Fred Mumford; founder of Rentaghost after becoming a ghost in a shipping accident, Hubert Davenport; a distinguished Victorian gentleman. The Meaker's next door neighbours, Rose and Arthur Perkins, were convinced that the Meaker's were a pair of nutters and hired a private detective then tried to get a psychiatrist to convince them that they needed treatment...

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC One (1976 - 1981)
Schedule: Fridays (25 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Comedy Children Fantasy
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes
Created by: Bob Block

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Previous Episode

Episode 35

Episode 6x06; May 29, 1981

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
6x06: Episode 35May 29, 1981
6x05: Episode 34May 22, 1981
6x04: Episode 33May 15, 1981
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