Catweazle is an eccentric, incompetent, dishevelled and smelly old 11th century wizard who accidentally travels through time to the year 1970. He is befriended by a young red-headed boy, nicknamed Carrot, who attempts to hide Catweazle from his father and farmhand Sam. Meanwhile Catweazle searches for a way to return to his own time.
Last Episode02x13 The Thirteenth Sign Aired: Apr. 04, 1971
Catweazle has now collected all 12 signs of the zodiac. But he still needs to discover the 13th before he can fly. Will the great quest succeed …
Series Fun Facts
- The jaunty theme was actually a library piece called "Busy Boy" by Ted Dicks.
- Goof (anachronisms): In a number of episodes, close-ups of Catweazle reveal he has fillings.
- Catweazle's pet toad/familiar was called Touchwood.