Clangers missing

Colin Law clanlaw at
Tue Aug 11 01:06:45 PDT 2015

On 11 August 2015 at 08:58, Michael Pavling <pavling at> wrote:
> On 11 August 2015 at 08:43, Colin Law <clanlaw at> wrote:
>> On 10 August 2015 at 22:19, Ivor Williams <ivorjwilliams at> wrote:
>>> I run Linux and use a graphical interface for GiP called giPlayer and I can
>>> see all 26 episodes of the Clangers. It's a doddle to use too.
>> I wonder what gip command it uses to fetch all the episodes.  I have
>> not found it yet.
> I had a rummage on the CBBC page for the clangers, and copied all the
> PIDs for the programmes that weren't available for download
> (yesterday), and just popped them all into a PID download.
> `get_iplayer --pid
> b05zh5dp,b05zh7qb,b062smll,b05zh8rc,b062w8pr,b060kvj1,b060kszr,b060kxr5,b062wbq5,b060kyy4,b062wcr7,b05zhbq2,b06163tw,b0616h31,b0616k06,b061v2k9,b05zhc7b,b0616yp7,b0616y8m`

Thanks Michael, but that is not what I meant, I should not have used
the word 'fetch'.  It seems that giPlayer is able to detect all
episodes whereas I have not found a gip command that will do that, so
I wondered what command giPlayer uses to detect them.


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