Dick and Dom in Da Bungalow



Dick & Dom


Melvin Odoom, Ian Kirkby, Lee Barnett (as the Prize Idiot), Dave Chapman as various characters, Steven Ryde (producer/Bogies commentator)


CBBC Channel, 31 August 2002 to 11 March 2006 (5 series)

(simulcast on BBC One, 20 September 2003 to 17 December 2005, and on BBC Two, 7 January 2006 to 11 March 2006)

as Comic Relief in Da Bungalow with Dick and Dom, BBC One, 7-11 March 2005 (4 episodes and 1 compilation in 1 series)


This is a game show/weekend morning show that was a totally new format. There are no bits nicked from other shows, probably due to the fact that no other shows revolve around bodily functions. Six kids (known as 'Bungalow heads') stay at "Da Bungalow" over the weekend and play games to win Bungalow points and prizes. In between random sketches, cartoons, competitions and appearances from forgotten 80's TV personalities.

Games include:

Bogies Dick and Dom try to shout the word Bogies louder than the other in a random place such as a library or museum.

Creamy Muck Muck Kids throw slop all over each other. Normally has a theme - on one occasion it was The Crystal Maze, but renamed The Crystal Muck.

Eenymeenymackerackararidominackashickapoppadickapoppoompomstick Dick and Dom stick faces on to the back of members of the public's clothes without them noticing.

There were lots of others, changed frequently, but those are the most famous.

Bungalowheads with the most points often won games consoles and DVD players. Losers won forfeit prizes such as bags of air and cheese sandwiches.

Key moments

The aforementioned Creamy Muck Muck, where Dick and Dom get more involved than the kids do.

The episode where they had a fire alert and had to stop transmitting.

A Christmas episode featuring a game where the kids had to turn two sleeping old men in to snowmen using mashed potato. Which resulted in one bungalowhead giving his snowman, as he put it, "bosoms" as well as putting the carrot in rather suggestive places. Causing Dom to shout "NOOOO!" and throw the carrot out of shot.

A caller named Charlie Nunley rang the show to play one of the games but wasn't on the right channel.

By the time "Digital Switchover" happens, she would know what the CBBC Channel is.



Bungalow points win prizes!

Go go go go go! (in Creamy Muck Muck)

Theme music

Andy Blythe and Marten Joustra


Some of the shows feature cult celebrities in the background, including on one occasion Knightmare's Hugo Myatt. The house rule of "no celebrities" was subverted for a week of Comic Relief specials in 2005, and broken for a celebrity Bungalowhead in the final series, perhaps the most notable being Rachel Stevens who refused to take part in being covered in muck muck.

The first two series were broadcast only on the CBBC Channel with a Saturday edition and a Sunday edition. From Series 3 to the first half of series 5, the Saturday shows were simulcast on BBC One and the CBBC Channel, with the Sunday episodes remaining on the CBBC Channel only. The second half of series 5 was moved to BBC Two.

The show did occasionally cause some controversy due to it's rather close to the knuckle humour. Including when Dom wore a double entendre laden t-shirt and the episode where Dick was "pregnant", featuring a disturbing sketch with him giving birth (to plastic dolls covered in muck muck). The show was even brought up in parliament by then Conservative MP for Mid-Worcestershire, Peter Luff who criticised the BBC for airing such content.

The five 'co-hosts' (see infobox) would all work together again on The Slammer; Kirkby and Ryde remained with CBBC, and would make merry again in the 2020s Crackerjack revival.

The show has remained a fond favourite with its fans, with a "best of" series airing 3 years after the programme finished titled Da Dick and Dom Dairies (sic). To celebrate its 20th anniversary, a live stage show version toured the UK in 2023.


The final closing moments from the last ever show.


The Dirty Norris Files (video) | (DVD)

Web links

BBC Dick 'n' Dom Page


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