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ANDY CAPP'S CHILDREN? BUSTER? 
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Reg Smythe was the creator of 'Andy Capp', who appeared for the first time in the Daily Mirror in 1957. This chainsmoking alcoholic who often had a row with his wife Florrie became a big success in Great Britain and abroad. The gags were situated in simple settings, so the emphasis lay on the cynical jokes. Smythe later created the spin-off 'The Children Of Andy Capp', who looked just like their father.

Did this include Buster?

Originally posted by Bananafan on the old forum on 2/2/2006


Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:07 pm
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Never heard of it, but I doubt it'd include Buster as he was "unofficially" the Son of Andy Capp and a Buster editor once told me Smythe hated the idea. (Which is one reason the "son of..." subtitle was dropped after several months).

I presume Mandy Capp (now simply "Mandy") in the Daily Mirror was also supposed to be Andy's daughter originally.

Originally posted by Lew Stringer on the old forum on 2/2/2006


Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:07 pm
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