Rainbow Season 17
S17 E01Jan 5, 1988
Work That Dad Does Jan 5, 1988 It's been raining a lot, so Geoffrey explains about Noah's ark using toys. Then, before having his bath, Bungle dreams he is Noah and George his wife.
S17 E02Jan 12, 1988
Wheels Jan 12, 1988 Zippy has named both of his goldfish 'Boris'. Geoffrey tells the others to collect all the saucepans, pots and pans to collect water in, because the water in the house is going to be turned off for a while.
S17 E03Jan 19, 1988
Hands Jan 19, 1988 It's Zippy's birthday, but he won't tell how old he is and forbids Geoffrey from telling anyone as well. However, he does want lots of cards, presents and a whole bunch of candles on his cake.
S17 E04Jan 26, 1988
Daydreaming Jan 26, 1988 Bungle is collecting stuff to have tea in the garden with his teddy. When Geoffrey, George and Zippy notice a lot of things missing, they go to seek out the fourth member of their household: Bungle.
S17 E05Feb 2, 1988
The Waster Feb 2, 1988 Bungle and Zippy are fighting over the last piece of paper to draw a house on. After Geoffrey divides the paper into two, George arrives announces he wants to draw a house as well. Later on Zippy demands Bungle shares his sweets with him, but Bungle knows a trick so he will end up with the most of them. When Jane has baked a delicious cake for teatime, Zippy wants the it all to himself.
S17 E06Feb 9, 1988
Wall Painting Feb 9, 1988 Geoffrey hurts his ankle because Bungle hasn't put away his toys and Zippy is too busy playing in the garden while George is reading a comic book in bed.
S17 E07Feb 16, 1988
Journey on a Narrow Boat Feb 16, 1988 Bungle wants to join in with Geoffrey's cooking, George and Zippy's bricks and Rod, Jane & Freddy's singing. But he lives up to his name in each instance and annoys everyone.
S17 E08Feb 23, 1988
Shapes 2 Feb 23, 1988 Geoffrey takes George, Zippy and Bungle to visit Auntie, but warns them that she won't be able spend as much money on them as usual, as she has lost her job at the shoe store.
S17 E09Mar 1, 1988
Old Mother Hubbard Mar 1, 1988
S17 E10Mar 8, 1988
What's Wrong with Bungle Mar 8, 1988 bungle is acting very stranging, he doesn't want breakfast, he doesn't want to play and he's not intrested in Rod, Jane and Freddy's song.Nobody knows what's wrong... and we never find out because after the story he's fine and brings cakes on a tray into the room for everyone to eat.
S17 E11Mar 22, 1988
Parcel Post Mar 22, 1988 Bungle, Zippy and George have found some old records up in the loft.
S17 E12Mar 29, 1988
Overhelpfuls Mar 29, 1988 The Rainbow gang are comparing different hair and eye colours. Every one of them is different, until Freddy brings over Zippy's cousin Zippo.
S17 E13Apr 5, 1988
George's Secret Place Apr 5, 1988 George tells the viewers about the queiet place he goes to when he want to be by himself.
S17 E14Apr 12, 1988
Where Does Milk Come From Apr 12, 1988
S17 E15Apr 19, 1988
Scribbles and Doodles Apr 19, 1988
S17 E16Apr 26, 1988
Protection Apr 26, 1988 Jane asks Geoffrey to look after her small dog Yorkie, and Freddy asks Bunge to look after his large dog Figaro. Naturally the food and bowls get mixed up.
Books: The Library
The Singing Lesson
Zippy is Tongue Tied
The Christmas Story
Puff and Blow
General Farm: Eggs
S17 E29Jul 26, 1988
Bungle's Pretend Friend Jul 26, 1988
S17 E30Aug 2, 1988
Puzzles and Games Aug 2, 1988
King for a Day To enter a fancy dress competition, George is making a doctor's stethoscope, Bungle is making a crown and Zippy decides to dress as a cook. Bungle becomes fed up with having to listen to Geoffrey all the time and dreams he is the king of Bungleland, where he makes all the rules.
The Show Offs
Detectives Zippy finds a womans glove and decides to become a detective. We then see a clip of a 'real' detective in action after a woman phones the police about a break in.
A Day in the Country
Journey by Coach
Looking After Baby
Working Things Out
S17 E51Jan 27, 1989
Sympathy Jan 27, 1989