The Famous Five
screenable online: 7 episodes
They are here! Enid Blyton's much-loved Famous Five are vividly brought to life in this exciting and fast-paced adventure series for television. There's Julian, the eldest, a natural leader with a keen sense of responsibility - his younger brother, Dick, rumbustious and outgoing, a natural joker - Anne, the youngest whose apparent feminine timidity belies great reserves of courage - tomboy George, an athletic girl full of energy and daring - and of course, Timmy their faithful and intelligent dog. Their adventures put the children in con-flict with smugglers, blackmailers, spies and diamond thieves - the secret world of the Five is strewn with hidden passage, cryptic messages, ruined castles, deserted islands. Action packed plots push the story forward as the children overcome insurmountable odds.