Bumper Films was a children's stop-motion production company founded by
John Walkerand Ian Framptonin 1982. It is best known for creating Fireman Samin 1987-1994. It also created Joshua Jonesin 1991-1992 and Rocky Hollow in 1983. The company was also used for S4Cand BBC. In 2000, all the rights to Fireman Samwere sold to HiT Entertainmentand Bumper Films was sadly shut down.
The logo was two men on a bumper boat with a flag saying "BUMPER FILMS". One was enjoying the ride and the other was looking through a telescope. The music or sound was a splashing sound or a whooshing sound. You can still see the logo on Fireman Sam classic DVDs.
Lists of Shows
Rocky Hollow" - first aired 1983.
The Classic Superhero Show" - first aired 1984 (cel animation, no stop-motion)
Fireman Sam" - first aired 1987.
Joshua Jones (TV series)" - first aired 1991.
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