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Old 11-01-2012, 12:38
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What children's TV programmes did you used to watch as a kid? I myself was a 90s child and my main memories are of shows such as:

Wizadora
The Riddlers
Spooks of Bottle Bay
Alphabet Castle
Art Attack
Bernard's Watch
Rosie and Jim
Tots TV
Sooty & Co
The Trap Door
Astro Farm
Old Bear Stories
The Magic House
Caribou Kitchen
The Treacle People
Molly's Gang
The Blobs

I remember some shows from slightly 'before my time' as my Gran used to record a lot of them for me to give me something to do (back before there were like twenty digital kids channels ). I still have some of the tapes. Does anyone else have old tapes of kids shows?
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Old 11-01-2012, 12:54
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Gallopping Galaxies that desperately needs a DVD release much like the entire Rod Hull series.
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Old 11-01-2012, 13:20
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For me, it was strictly BBC programming because ITV 'wasn't good enough'...so...

Trumpton
Camberwick Green
Chigley
Mr Ben
The Flumps
Fingermouse
Fingerbob
Bagpuss
Beat The Teacher
HeartBeat
Cheggars Plays Pop
Crackerjack - "Ooooh I could crush a grape"
Rent-a-ghost
Grandad
Grange Hill
and of course Blue Peter
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Old 11-01-2012, 13:32
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The Machine Gunners.
Magpie
Chorlton and the Wheelies
Fireball XL5
Stingray
Vison On
Willo the Wisp
Magic Roundabout (not Nigel Planer version)
TISWAS!
Freewheelers
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Old 11-01-2012, 13:35
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For me, it was strictly BBC programming because ITV 'wasn't good enough'...so...

Trumpton
Camberwick Green
Chigley
Mr Ben
The Flumps
Fingermouse
Fingerbob
Bagpuss
Beat The Teacher
HeartBeat
Cheggars Plays Pop
Crackerjack - "Ooooh I could crush a grape"
Rent-a-ghost
Grandad
Grange Hill
and of course Blue Peter
I think we must be the same age Miles as you've just described my childhood TV there

The only one i'll add is Screen Test....remember that anyone?
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Old 11-01-2012, 14:25
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I think we must be the same age Miles as you've just described my childhood TV there

The only one i'll add is Screen Test....remember that anyone?
Back when Children's telly was good ay. 'Children's Hour' and the 'Lunchtime Slot'...ah the good old days.

I don't remember Screen Test I must confess.
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Old 11-01-2012, 14:30
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90s kid here:

Bernard's Watch
Harry and the Wrinklies
Art Attack
Get Your Own Back
Zzzap
SMTV Live (and CD:UK)
Rosie and Jim
Pokemon
Postman Pat
Pingu
Noddy
Thomas The Tank Engine
Penny Crayon
Old Bear Stories (I had the video)

I also used to watch the schools programmes like Look and Read.

All I can remember for now...
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Old 11-01-2012, 14:33
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I think we must be the same age Miles as you've just described my childhood TV there

The only one i'll add is Screen Test....remember that anyone?
I remember Screen Test...and Ask the Family was another favourite of mine, although not strictly a children's show.
Mary Mungo and Midge, The Clangers,Mr Benn, Record Breakers,Worzel Gummidge and Swap Shop on a Saturday were all favourites of mine.
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Old 11-01-2012, 14:53
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90s kid here:

Bernard's Watch
Art Attack
Get Your Own Back
Zzzap
SMTV Live (and CD:UK)
Rosie and Jim
Pokemon
Postman Pat
Pingu
Noddy
Thomas The Tank Engine

All I can remember for now...
I deleted some but those are the ones I used to watch a lot.

Adding to that:
Digimon
Legend of the Golden Monkey (I think thats it? I can't remember the name but it was on ITV I think!)
Tracy Beaker
Cow and Chicken
The Powerpuff Girls
Totally Spies
Ed, Edd and Eddy
The Clangers
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Old 11-01-2012, 14:56
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Gallopping Galaxies that desperately needs a DVD release much like the entire Rod Hull series.
There are so many shows which ought to be put on DVD, or at least repeated. Don't understand what use these programmes are just sitting gathering dust when there are people who would pay ready money to see them

Harry and the Wrinklies
Get Your Own Back
Zzzap
Penny Crayon
I should have had these four on my list. Penny Crayon had the best them tune ever Zzzap was also a classic - never seen anything like that since.
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Old 11-01-2012, 15:10
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My era was the 70's - a lot of them have already been mentioned, but I'll add:-
Timeslip
Pipkins
Ace of Wands
Follyfoot
The Tomorrow People
The Ghosts of Motley Hall
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Old 11-01-2012, 15:44
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Sesame Street
Art Attack
Hart Beat
Mike and Angelo
Rosie and Jim
Let's Pretend
Tube Mice
Grotbags (I think that was the title?)
Round the Bend
Puddle Lane
Greenclaws
Bertha
Pigeon Street
Postman Pat
King Rollo
The Family Ness
Bunyip
Stoppit and Tidyup
Rolf's Cartoon Time/Cartoon Club
Stay Tooned
Watt on Earth
Mike & Angelo
Harry's Mad
Pokemon
Going Live
Live & Kicking
Henry's Cat
Paddington
The Wombles
The Riddlers
Tots TV
Why Don't You
Count Duckula
Rainbow
Trap Door
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Old 11-01-2012, 15:56
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Jackanory was great, even better if Kenneth Williams was in the chair - I still remember his reading of The Land of Green Ginger from 1968 and would love to see a repeat !
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Old 11-01-2012, 16:04
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Jackanory was great, even better if Kenneth Williams was in the chair
I remember him reading The Dribblesome Teapots and Other Stories, in about 1979. I recall at the end of each of his episodes, they played that jaunty little piano tune that the BBC used for coverage of snooker back then.
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Old 11-01-2012, 16:18
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Legend of the Golden Monkey (I think thats it? I can't remember the name but it was on ITV I think!)
Is this the one you mean??

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tales_of_the_Gold_Monkey

It was shown on BBC1 in the early evenings I think
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Old 11-01-2012, 16:19
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Follyfoot Farm
White Horses
Flashing Blades
Black Beauty
Camberwick Green
Trumpton
The Herbs
The Tomorrow People
Screen Test
Rhubarb and Custard
Rentaghost
Mr Ben
Mary Mungo and Midge
The Banana Splits
Hair Bear Bunch
Tales of the Riverbank
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Old 11-01-2012, 16:35
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There are so many shows which ought to be put on DVD, or at least repeated. Don't understand what use these programmes are just sitting gathering dust when there are people who would pay ready money to see them



I should have had these four on my list. Penny Crayon had the best them tune ever Zzzap was also a classic - never seen anything like that since.
God knows. I would rightly pay good money for them. Rod Hull's Pink Windmill show was one of my favourite programmes at the time yet its not avaliable to buy. Ive seen the odd clips on youtube but the user never responds to my PMs.
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Old 11-01-2012, 16:43
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God knows. I would rightly pay good money for them. Rod Hull's Pink Windmill show was one of my favourite programmes at the time yet its not avaliable to buy. Ive seen the odd clips on youtube but the user never responds to my PMs.
I believe Trumpton, Camberwick Green and Chigley are available on DVD.
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Old 11-01-2012, 16:51
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Knightmare (The first 3 series were brilliant)

Grange Hill

Erasmus Microman.

He man cartoon.

Thunder cats.
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Old 11-01-2012, 16:53
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Some great shows made in Studio A Bristol - Animal Magic with Johnny Morris and various spin-offs
Tony Hart's Take Hart
Wildtrack, natural history series for children

Alas the programmes - and the studio - are no more
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Old 11-01-2012, 17:19
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anyone remember Bod..?
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Old 11-01-2012, 17:25
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anyone remember Bod..?
I'm hearing that piccolo tune, right now, 'Do-dedee, dib-dib-dib-dib deedee, do-dodoo de-de-de-de dee!' and seeing that image of Bod, the stickman, with his name written in scruffy capitals, just above his head.
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Old 11-01-2012, 17:31
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Morning shows used to consist of:
Snorks
Smurfs
Bizkits
Moomins
The Raccoons
Wacky Races
Round The Twist
Tom and Jerry Kids
Alvin and the Chipmunks
Poddington Peas
Captain Caveman
UBOS
Brum

Then after school:
The Wild Thornberrys
The Cramp Twins
Arthur
Mona The Vampire
Story of Tracy Beaker
Get Your Own Back
50/50
Big Kids
Goosebumps

They're just some I can remember at the moment. There were probably loads more but the 90s seem forever ago!
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Old 11-01-2012, 17:41
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I think we must be the same age Miles as you've just described my childhood TV there

The only one i'll add is Screen Test....remember that anyone?
Did John Craven host Screen Test?
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Old 11-01-2012, 17:50
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I used to watch Doctor Who with the kids.

Dad's were always given an incentive.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/class...340/ward12.jpg
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