I agree, the plots are simplistic to the point of being asinine and the character motivations are water thin
n/a until they bring out the Dr Men range
Yeah, some of 'em.
Could this be something to do with them, if I iirc, having ©Mrs Roger Hargreaves on them (for a while, after his death, until a corporate purchase of the rights)?
Edit: Not as much as I’d have expected online on the specifics of this, but here’s a page confirming I wasn’t imagining things:
This could be it, it was a mrs!