What’s wrong with Fireman Sam?

Fireman Sam has been axed as a mascot for a fire brigade over fears he could put women off joining. Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service said the children’s TV character was outdated and did not reflect the message it wanted to achieve. The decision follows complaints by staff and members of the public.

Is Pontypandy a real place?

Fireman Sam (Welsh: Sam Tân) is a Welsh animated children’s television series about a fireman named Sam, his fellow firefighters, and other residents in the fictional Welsh rural village of Pontypandy (a portmanteau of two real towns, Pontypridd and Tonypandy).

What does Fireman Sam say?

While Sam (or whoever happened to be driving Jupiter) would always say “All present and correct sir!” and Steele would reply “Right, let’s go!” in Series 1-4, in Series 5 no dialogue is spoken during the entire sequence, except at the start when the call is received.

Who is the girl in the wheelchair in Fireman Sam?

In children’s television there are more and more representations of disabled children, Hannah Sparkles on Fireman Sam is the only child in Pontypandy who uses a wheelchair (albeit she is a fictional animated character).

Who killed Norman’s dad?

In the original novel Norman’s father was called John. In the film sequels Psycho II and Psycho III it was revealed he was murdered by Norma’s sister Emma Spool, although the prequel TV film Psycho IV: The Beginning changed this and claimed that he died after being stung to death by bees.

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