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Old 12-01-2012, 14:51
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Maid Marian and Her Merry Men - brilliant!
I mentioned Mike and Angelo in my list Loved that in its earlier seasons.
What about The Adventures of T-Bag?
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Old 12-01-2012, 16:20
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Trumpton
Camberwick Green
Hectors House
Bagpus
He Man (original)
Spiderman
Rent A Ghost
Children of the New Forest (starring Richard Gibson)
Blue Peter
Top Cat
Tom & Jerry
Scooby Doo
Thunderbirds
Captain Scarlet
The Owl Service
Nogin the Nog
Ivor the Engine
Pogles Wood
the Magic Roundabout
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Old 12-01-2012, 16:45
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Used to love California dreams,byker grove and childrens ward,
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Old 12-01-2012, 16:54
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Anyone recall Bailey's Comets, from the 70s?
Anyone? It was sort of like Wacky Races, only it was teams of rollerskaters, not car drivers.
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Old 12-01-2012, 18:48
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Trumpton
Camberwick Green
Chigley
Mr Ben
The Flumps
Fingermouse
Fingerbob
Bagpuss
HeartBeat
Cheggars Plays Pop
Crackerjack - "Ooooh I could crush a grape"
Rent-a-ghost
Grandad
Grange Hill
and of course Blue Peter
The above plus Vision On,Mary,Mungo And Midge,Rainbow,Jamie And The Magic Torch,Pipkins,Tomorrow People,Captain Pugwash and probably others as and when I think of 'em.
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Old 12-01-2012, 19:46
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Maid Marian and Her Merry Men - brilliant!
I mentioned Mike and Angelo in my list Loved that in its earlier seasons.
What about The Adventures of T-Bag?
Speaking of Maid Marian, Mark Billingham who played Gary, one of the Sheriff's guard is now perhaps more well-known as an author. Back in 2010 two of his books featuring DI Tom Thorne were dramatised by Sky 1
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Old 12-01-2012, 19:47
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Anyone? It was sort of like Wacky Races, only it was teams of rollerskaters, not car drivers.
I vaguely remember that one but I don't think it's been shown on British TV for donkey's years
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Old 12-01-2012, 19:56
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No 73
Saturday Superstore
Going Live
0815 from Manchester
Grange hill
Byker grove
Parallel 9
Rainbow
Playschool
Fragle rock
Woof
Let's pretend
record breakers
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Old 12-01-2012, 20:44
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The above plus Vision On,Mary,Mungo And Midge....Captain Pugwash and probably others as and when I think of 'em.
Vision On: remember those funny little silent films that used to get shown as part of the show, and the Viewers' Gallery, where they showed a selection of viewers' drawings?

Mary, Mungo and Midge: a young girl, dog and mouse left unsupervised in a tower block. Where were social services?

Captain Pugwash: if only there really were characters in that called Master Bates and Seaman Staines.
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Old 12-01-2012, 21:22
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Anybody else remember this

http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Wbh4sB8394


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/50/50_(children%27s_game_show)
Loved it! They picked my school once.. we didn't win
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Old 12-01-2012, 21:52
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How could everyone forget Animals of Farthing Wood!? Best childrens show of the 90s!!
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Old 13-01-2012, 09:42
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Mary, Mungo and Midge: a young girl, dog and mouse left unsupervised in a tower block. Where were social services?
And we must remember to make sure the lift door is shut
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Old 13-01-2012, 09:50
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A few people have mentioned Mike and Angelo in their lists - I totally forgot it on mine, used to love it. The original My Parents Are Aliens!
Its a crime that ITV still have yet to give it a dvd release!

The only thing I hated about the show was that the Original Angelo got replaced by a bad actor!
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Old 13-01-2012, 10:59
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How could everyone forget Animals of Farthing Wood!? Best childrens show of the 90s!!
Another one I completely forgot about! Think it slipped my mind as it was BBC (?) and I usually watched ITV, but I did definitely used to watch Animals of Farthing Wood. I used to get the books out of the mobile library at school too although I don't think I ever ploughed all the way through one!


Its a crime that ITV still have yet to give it a dvd release!
There are a lot of programmes in more of a "series" format (where the story progressed from one episode to the next) - Mike and Angelo, Animals of Farthing Wood, Spooks of Bottle Bay should all be available on DVD. Here's hoping it happens one day!

If anyone remembers Spooks of Bottle Bay I've been uploading some full episodes to YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/spooksofbottlebay
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Old 13-01-2012, 11:36
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Its a crime that ITV still have yet to give it a dvd release!

The only thing I hated about the show was that the Original Angelo got replaced by a bad actor!
Tim Whitnall was superb in it. I used to love it with the first two Mikes then they introduced a girl (Michaela, IIRC).
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Old 13-01-2012, 12:30
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I'm racking my brain trying to remember the title of this cartoon I used to love as a kid.

There were these 4 superhero types who were on this ship...one of them used to answer 'Big 10' if he was asked to do anything.
I think one was called Mercury or something similar....arrgghhhh! Racking me brains now.....

Linkety link
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Old 13-01-2012, 12:35
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Good grief what a choice - in my day there was (only) Watch with Mother but it was great - esp. the Woodentops.
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Old 13-01-2012, 12:42
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Thomas the Tank Engine WAS my childhood!

I did watch other shows like Fireman Sam, Postman Pat, Wacky Races etc, but Thomas was it mainly!

I never minded Ringo's narration of the show but Michael Angelis made it for me!

A really top-notch narrator with a good variety of accents at the ready!


I think I might just search YouTube now for some really classic episodes now!
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Old 13-01-2012, 12:43
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I've just remembered another favourite of mine.....Inch High Private Eye! Remember that anyone?
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Old 13-01-2012, 13:03
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Old 13-01-2012, 13:21
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I'm old.

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
I'm old too then. Add to most of the above...

Pipkins
Play Away / Play School
Vision On
Wait Till Your Father Gets Home
Andy Pandy
Bagpuss
Handful of Songs
Crystal Tips and Alistair
Worzel Gummidge
Runaround
Ivor The Engine
The Flumps
Paddington
Paperplay
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Old 13-01-2012, 14:26
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What about 'Happy Monsters', does anyone remember that? It was shown on Channel 5 in the very early 2000s, and it was about a little girl who lived with her Dad and they bought a breakfast cereal which came with a monster. Well, it came with the seeds of a monster (or something like that) and when she put the seeds in the bath they would grow into full-sized friendly monsters. Quite an obscure one - can't find anything about it on the internet besides an IMDB page!
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Old 13-01-2012, 14:32
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Another one I completely forgot about! Think it slipped my mind as it was BBC (?) and I usually watched ITV, but I did definitely used to watch Animals of Farthing Wood. I used to get the books out of the mobile library at school too although I don't think I ever ploughed all the way through one!




There are a lot of programmes in more of a "series" format (where the story progressed from one episode to the next) - Mike and Angelo, Animals of Farthing Wood, Spooks of Bottle Bay should all be available on DVD. Here's hoping it happens one day!

If anyone remembers Spooks of Bottle Bay I've been uploading some full episodes to YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/spooksofbottlebay
Their must be some way of getting hold of these tv series without begging people on download sites to see if they have them. I wish ITV would just have a way of allowing us to watch old shows on demand.
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Old 13-01-2012, 14:34
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I believe Trumpton, Camberwick Green and Chigley are available on DVD.
Camberwick Green about to be released in Blu Ray
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Old 13-01-2012, 14:36
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Does anyone recall that series in about 1978, when a modern girl staying in the country goes back to the Elizabethan era, and falls in love with a young man there? I recall it referring to the tune, Greensleeves. Was that the title?

Camberwick Green about to be released in Blu Ray
I used to love the start, when you had the revolving music box, and the topped opened, and the character who was to be the main focus of the story rose out of the top. I also liked the end credits, where you had one of the characters turning a crank to move the credits along a piece of cloth on rollers.
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