C.A.B aired on Children's ITV in the UK between 1986 and 1989. C.A.B focused on two children (Colin Freshwater and Franny Barnes) who are looking after an old Egyptian junk shop for Ma Mossop, who goes missing. The children turn detectives to discover the secrets of the shop and how to find the treasure in the Egyptian tomb.
In series two Colin and Franny stumble accross a new shop, The Wooden Kamel, and must find out why Hellman has set up shop and what does he, the Policeman, Nyegel and Private Tripe want with the Egyptian treasure and the lost secret weapon left in the tomb.
In series three Colin, his brother Jace and Franny's sister Tracey must stop Robert and Eleanor claiming the throne of England with the stolen Queen's Beast.
Characters, Cast & Credits
- Colin Freshwater - Felipe Izquierdo
- Franny Barnes - Louise Mason
- Mr Hellman - Frank Gatliff
- Anwar - Lyndam Gregory
- Smith - Graham Seed
- Umma - Joan Hooley
- Private Tripe - Victor Maddern
- Policeman - David Janes
- Nyegel - Keith Varnier
- Jace Freshwater - Ben Felton
- Tracey Barnes - Tracey McDonald
- Robert - John Vine
- Vine - Michael Bertenshaw
- Eleanor - Judith Paris
- Ma Mossop - Avril Angers
C.A.B has never been commercially released, but there is currently a petition on the web for the release of C.A.B on DVD, you can view and sign the petition here: Bring C.A.B Out On DVD Petition.