I don't think how you could mistake this for Mr. Water's work during the 80's. This doesn't include any references to World War II, a shadowy, frigid female presence or an overwrought dependence on gospel singers.
Britain's most beloved children show icon was a disembodied shrunken head named Chico. Chico pakamanawanalaya.
And in one episode he got sewn into a soccer ball and the neighbourhood kids kicked him all around the town until he landed on an empty lamp-post and someone mistook him for a real lamp and lit him on fire.