"This car's like a sausage!"
"It's a banger!
— Sweep and Soo
April Foolishness

Adrian Hedley


Richard Gauntlett


Richard Cadell


Brian Sandford
Joolz Clough
Martin Rose

Air date

October 12th, 2013

Previous episode

The Fancy Dress

Next episode

The Inventions

April Foolishness is the eleventh episode of the second series of Sooty.


It's the April Fools Tea Party, and Richard is determined not to be crowned The Biggest Fool for the second year running. All he has to do is deliver a car to Mr Slater's friend. But with Sooty behind the wheel, will his plans backfire?



  • Wink Taylor reprises his role as Dickie Blazer in this episode. Despite playing a prominent role in the episode, he was not credited.
  • The comedy clown car was provided by Dingle Fingle. Dingle Fingle himself makes an uncredited cameo as one of the clowns. The other clown is Bippo who later appears in Sooty's ABC Adventure.
  • In this episode, we discover that Sooty's box is fitted with a seat belt.


  • The clown car has no license plates and would not be legal for Richard to drive on public roads.
  • During one of the shots of Richard and the gang driving into the ceremony, you can see the end of Sooty's puppet.
  • April 1st is supposed to be Sweep's birthday, but that wasn't mentioned.


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