to hate this programme so much?

(156 Posts)
RawShark Mon 15-Oct-12 22:59:16

Just to lighten up recent threads.....Mike the Knight has always annoyed me; but the more I watch it the MORE it annoys me (to be clear I am not watching it on my own, or I'd turn it off)

MtK never learns from his mistakes or follows his own slogan. The vikings are just stupid foreigners and the villagers are lumpen idiots and need to be continually bossed about led by a smug incompetent pre-teen knight - in -training, who insists on continually making them applaud his latest self-aggrandising endeavour. I would be trying to make a political point here, if it weren't time for bed and thus I am too knackered to think!

And the other day they were having a sleep over and the queen was still in her gown and crown - production couldn't even be arsed to design some regal jammies.

And the theme tune is sooooo catchy. Arrgh. There are programs that I dislike but my hatred for this one just seems to grow and grow. I know IABU to bother hating a program, but does it irk anybody else?

Kalisi Mon 15-Oct-12 23:57:19

Haha! Not Mike the Knight so much but Timmy the Sheep pisses me off royally!

RawShark Tue 16-Oct-12 00:01:10

I don;t mind Timmy time - but I did see one where he basically stole from one of the other characters which made me a bit confused. I didn't see the end though, so can't give a full comment!

Kalisi Tue 16-Oct-12 00:04:15

I guarantee the little fecker got away with it angry

gallifrey Tue 16-Oct-12 00:04:24

Yeah it is quite annoying isn't it, and why does he have such a massive head in comparison to his body?
Used to like Timmy but he is such a brat and ruins everything for everyone else.

The worst thing on cbeebies is the bloody lingo show, could he be any more annoying? Why does he have to be so terribly well spoken? And that bloody song.... grrr!!!

RawShark Tue 16-Oct-12 00:09:37

It's because he is a big headed little twerp.THeer must be a wrod for how your appearance reflects your attitude?
I haven't seen the lingo show - maybe I'll look it up if I run out of other petty dislikes (prety unlikely).

gallifrey Tue 16-Oct-12 00:11:58

yeah that does make sense!!

Big headed little twerp, I'll laugh tomorrow when I see it !!

He should be made to go live on an island with Peppa Pig, Ben and Holly and Nanny sodding Plum who is without a doubt the worst Nanny in the world and should have been fired years ago

CarpeJugulum Tue 16-Oct-12 08:50:51

It's the same with Postman Pat - if he just did what he was paid for, there would be no issues...

And don't get me started on Bob the Builder... angry

Abbicob Tue 16-Oct-12 08:54:23

Thomas The Tank engine is the worst - he is always causing confusion and delay ......... argh

elvisola Tue 16-Oct-12 08:58:56

Mine are addicted to the new show Get Well Soon and they have full on fights as to who gets to sing the (annoying) theme song over and over and over and over ..,..................

LittleBlackDress Tue 16-Oct-12 09:00:51

Grandpa in my Pocket - drives me insane!!

schnauzerfan Tue 16-Oct-12 09:01:14

Finally a Mike the Knight hatred thread. I'm in!! Hate the little annoying, spoilt, arrogant, condescending big headed fecker.

FeckOffCup Tue 16-Oct-12 09:13:57

YY to Mike the Knight, also hate Grandpa in my Pocket, every single person in it makes me stabby with rage.

Ohj I can't watch grandpa in my pocket. I've worked with the boy in it and really didn't like him so my blood boils if dd puts it on lol.

FeckOffCup Tue 16-Oct-12 09:26:22

Also Raa Raa the noisy lion, I hate him and his nasal voice and buck teeth and the way he shakes his head about all the time.

Kalisi Tue 16-Oct-12 09:27:54

Haha @ Big headed little twerp! grin Yes Get Well Soon is also annoying. What's with his eyebrows and whiter than white teeth!?

WelshMaenad Tue 16-Oct-12 09:28:52

I tried to put my 2.6 yr old in the wrong car seat last week and he told me "mummy you done confusion and delay!".

MrsWembley Tue 16-Oct-12 09:30:36

Oh my god, every time someone gets applauded for solving a problem that they created in the first place, I find myself screaming at the television, 'It's bloody Postman Pat all over again!'angry

Mike, however, wants a bloody good talking to about the wonders of humility.hmm

Strawhatpirate Tue 16-Oct-12 09:33:18

With any luck Mike will wind up dying in the crusades next series.

RawShark Tue 16-Oct-12 19:36:07

Haha - I KNEW i wasn't being unreasonable!

grin at Welsh Maenad and Strawhatpirate

CAn't believe Pat's got a helicopter. And a wife and child. And Mrs Googins appears to have a thing for him (she stroked his tie very coquettishly the other day). How things have changed......

steben Tue 16-Oct-12 20:37:53

Mike is annoying - but I fucking loathe with a passion I did not know I posessed grandpa in my bastard pocket. All of the cast are shocking!!!! And don't get me started on baby jake.....

That fucking tree-fu programme is the one that gets me angry. That stupid faux accent the Butterfly has makes my teeth itch and the weird mushroom things look like they have pink eye. Makes me shudder!

steben - My DDad was over recently and Baby Jake came on. He turned to me with a look of horror and said 'What's wrong with your television?'

PseudoBadger Tue 16-Oct-12 20:43:28

I see all these - and raise you Everything's Rosie <arrrrrgh>

Driver Dan really pisses me off too. I hate his voice and the way he's all like, 'And you? Are you sitting down comfortably and ready to listen?' Fuck off Dan. Just fuck off. You're like a bad teacher who assumes all the kids are gonna piss about before you've given them a chance. YES I'M FUCKING SITTING DOWN. And also all of the stories and illustrations are bloody shite.

HappyJustToBe Tue 16-Oct-12 20:47:10


The little idiot.

SomethingOnce Tue 16-Oct-12 20:47:56

Nothing's as bad as that lecturing control freak spider. Back off and leave the little girl alone, will you!

RawShark Tue 16-Oct-12 20:49:43

I think we're supposed to like Everything's Rosie because it has a female protagonist or something.

Don;t mind Baby Jake - but the rabbit gives me the heeby jeebies shudders

I've never managed to watch a whole GiMP (only just realised hilarious acronym while typing sniggers) but I can't say it gets up my nose like Mike the fucking knight

Mooq Tue 16-Oct-12 20:51:30

Hee hee! My friend wrote and sings that "annoying" theme tune! grin

PseudoBadger Tue 16-Oct-12 20:52:01

The rabbit and monkey in Baby Jake are just the stuff of nightmares!

HorridHeffalumpsWickedWoozles Tue 16-Oct-12 20:52:18

I have nothing productive to add other than I agree with ALL of you! Every programme already mentioned is on my list of things that make me want to claw my eyes out. Especially Everything's sodding Rosie <screams> and Mike the brattish knight.

My exception is Nanny Plum, I think she is a genius character grin

Shutupanddrive Tue 16-Oct-12 20:59:16

Oh come on!!! Has no-one mentioned special agent Oso? What a thick t**t

Is he an octonaught or however it's spelt? That captain looks like John Major IMO

TheLazyGirl Tue 16-Oct-12 21:00:36

Not a fan of any of the crap my DCs watch. The only ones I can tolerate are Abney and Teal or Charlie and Lola.

I make up alternative names though, like Turd and Bird, Nuzzle My Snatch, In the Shite Garden.

For Timmy Time, I made up a new theme tune, which the kids like too:
Timmy, its Timmy,
He'd go rather nice with a bit of mint sauce,
Timmy, oh Timmy
Some spuds, some veggies
And gravy of course.

Cheers me up anyway

RawShark Tue 16-Oct-12 21:00:51

Mooq - the MtK theme tune? It's the best bit of the whole thing so they should pat themselves on the back! I actually quite like the bit at the end with the sheep, so I am NOT AT ALL BLINKERED.

And I forgot to say I hate the way they shoe horn one vaguely non-caucasian character in with an accent. Just so they are PC. Grrrrr

RawShark Tue 16-Oct-12 21:01:47

WTF is NUzzle my Snatch confused?

PseudoBadger Tue 16-Oct-12 21:02:47

Nuzzle and Scratch is genius TheLazyGirl grin

Mooq Tue 16-Oct-12 21:03:25

Yep, RawShark, Mike the Knight. He does Charlie & Lola, Tommy Zoom and a few others too.

Figgygal Tue 16-Oct-12 21:03:49

Agree Mtk is banned in our house as is mickey clubhouse, jake and the never land pirates and special bastard Oso cannot stand that one!!

Surprised at the tinny bashing my DS loves it has done since was about 3 months old he bounces on ur knee and now he bounces actually off the ground gets so excited by the music

PseudoBadger Tue 16-Oct-12 21:04:55

My friend's dog is Daniel in Tommy Zoom!

CuriosityColaKilledTheCat Tue 16-Oct-12 21:08:04

grin@ regal jammies

I loath Mike the Knight. He is so spoiled. I detest Agent Oso more. The 'three special steps' sticks in my head for days. Plus the kids always complete the mission without any real input from him...he is a complete numpty!

The get well show is strange. I can't take my eyes of the guys eyebrows. They deserve a show all of their own. smile

The only thing I really like is Mr Bloom blush

wonderstuff Tue 16-Oct-12 21:11:17

Can't believe no one has mentioned Ben and Holly - surely the worst childrens cartoon ever ever ever. Can't bare it. The episode where the (mainly male) elves learn to tell the time using clocks while the silly (mainly female) fairys blow on dandelions and grumbly tummies. Aaarrgghh

WellHello Tue 16-Oct-12 21:11:42

YES Mike the Knight is a bossy little spoilt twat! Those two dragons FAWN over him, the silly bastards angry

Dp calls the Grandpa show "Paedo" In My Pocket blush .... as cringeworthy as that programme is, I like James Bolam and tell Dp off for this crude comment

The doctor off Get Well Soon looks like one of the puppets he co-stars with

The Wise Female Tree off Everythings Rosie is up herself and Raggles is a twat

Postman Pat is a shit postman and all the villagers and boring and ugly

and breeeeath

TheLazyGirl Tue 16-Oct-12 21:13:43

The guy in Get Well Soon is an actual medical dude, he worked with my DDs godmother in Kent.

Nuzzle my Snatch is my personal fave too smile

RawShark Tue 16-Oct-12 21:15:12

Lucy in Postman Pat always makes me think of Lucy in Neighbours because she seems to have one crazy adenoidal brum accent and one not.

I like Mr Bloom purely because of the line "with my veg and plants, I can sing and dance". Genius.

Can't wait to be annoyed by all the shows mentioned above I haven;t seen yet.

CuriosityColaKilledTheCat Tue 16-Oct-12 21:18:54

Ah, I like the 'nuuuuuurssssseeeerrryyyyyyy' part with the jazz hands and twirl. grin

WellHello Tue 16-Oct-12 21:21:26

LOL LazyGirl "Nuzzle my Snatch" :D

The songs on Mr Bloom are great, dd loves it.

bedmonster Tue 16-Oct-12 21:21:45

The one I hate the most is the Bopps - they sing a song about eating bogeys for tea - it turns my stomach!

WellHello Tue 16-Oct-12 21:24:14

.....oh yes, Timmy Time! (keep reading further upthread) I love that theme tune and so does dd, she laughs at the bit where he jumps up and he goes "Its Timmy Time!"

I shall cease now.

gallifrey Tue 16-Oct-12 21:25:09

Ok then how about the rhyme rocket? I bloody hate it when grown men act like silly children. I mean wtf do they have to be reminded to go to the toilet?

CarpeJugulum Tue 16-Oct-12 21:29:06

"With my veg and plants, I can sing and dance"...

Um, nope, not in our house...

"In my veggie pants, I can sing and dance"... I thought he was going to turn into a superman style super-veg hero blush wink

WellHello Tue 16-Oct-12 21:29:10

I like Rhyme Rocket blush First Officer Ditty is quite nice smile

Cbeebies used to be on far too much in this house, obviously.

cocobongo Tue 16-Oct-12 21:29:39

Oh god, I hate mike the knight too. And the casual sexism- one day they had princess evie off picking flowers with the queen while mike was going about his knightly duties. and what is with the rastafarian dragon? Jar jar binks anyone??

MrsBucketxx Tue 16-Oct-12 21:36:27

i dont mind it as a bit of fluff but look at the family dynamic its crazy.

dad is a knight and a king, huh? and is never there.
mum the queen with crown, with no nannies etc
mike another knight?
and his sister eedie is a witch.

it would never happen

GoldenGreen Tue 16-Oct-12 21:38:31

"With any luck Mike will wind up dying in the crusades next series"


MoomieAndFreddie Tue 16-Oct-12 21:41:34

the WORST out of all of these is Tree fu bastard tom angry

IWillOnlyEatBeans Tue 16-Oct-12 21:51:52

Thank god someone else mentioned Rhyme Rocket! It makes me want to put a brick through the TV. Why do the two 'men' need to pull such exaggerated faces all the time?!

I can't belive no one has mention Mr Maker yet...I have never seen anyone on children's TV with less affinity towards children...

And my claim to fame is that my SIL's husband's sister wrote the theme song to GiMP smile

bedmonster Tue 16-Oct-12 21:53:31

Come on, someone must be with me on the Bopps - all that enthusiasm isn't needed at 7am!

Raspberryandorangesorbet Tue 16-Oct-12 21:58:01

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

itsatrap Tue 16-Oct-12 22:05:00

Come outside is the worst for me. Constantly bollocking that poor dog when she is only trying to fix her own fuck ups! I reckon she did away with uncle mable and stuffed his body in her septic tank. malevolent witch. Ahhh, feel better now, nothing like a spot of cbeebies rage!

itsatrap Tue 16-Oct-12 22:09:37

Yes beans- Mr maker, what a fool! "take a sheet of A1 paper and cut a circle out of the centre about the size of 2p. take the circle piece of card and throw the rest away."sooooo wasteful! And i always want to scream when he goes to the shop EVERY episode to get googly eyes "BUY A WHOLE BAG IDIOT"

RawShark Tue 16-Oct-12 22:15:31

bedmonster I have googled the Bopps and watched 5 secs before turning it off. It's certainly annoying and quite probably shite but is it as questionable as MtFK in its gender, racial and social stereptyping (can't face watching any more to find out)?

EverybodysSpookyEyed Tue 16-Oct-12 22:26:42

DS loves rhyme rocket - I hate it! Encourging him towards cbbc now

DD loves wu-yee an tig and seems to know the episodes as she asks for specific ones

Grandpa is a horrible bully to poor Great Aunt Loretta. We watch it on the basis that unkind behaviour is banned in our house!!

As for Justins House - I have to leave the room

Nanny0gg Tue 16-Oct-12 22:30:33

I need a new keyboard now. Thanks!!

MrsWembley Tue 16-Oct-12 22:35:45

Ah, Everything's Rosie... Where the fuck are the parents?hmm Where the fuck do they get their day-to-day needs sorted out (milk, bread, toilet paper)? Where the fuck do they get their drugs from? Talking trees? That rabbit wants reining in. And as for Will... well, we call him Trust Fund Will in our house!

Rosie...? What are you up to girl?

Mike drives me mad, can't stand grandpa in my pocket Jasons face irritates me.

Wooly and tig aswell, she's a spoilt brat we get it.

My story, show of the posh family show.

Big cook little cook, how many times can we splat a white liquid on little cooks face...

Zingzillas, even the dcs hate it.

I can cook, katie is rather condescending with the children.

I'll stop here. We don't much like cbeebies.

Nanny0gg Tue 16-Oct-12 22:41:06

Worst in order (from the top)
Rhyme Rocket
Mr Maker
3rd and Bird
Nina and the Neurons
Same Smile
Mike the Knight

Best in order (from the top)
Tinga Tinga Tales
Anything Justin

The others I can take or leave.

Oh for the days of Andy Pandy and The Woodentops...

Do not get me started on the ridiculousness of scale on ITNG. Awful. Completely cooks my head and gives me the rage angry

Merinda Tue 16-Oct-12 22:44:40

I just hate Rastamouse. And Justin's house comes close second.

My LO loves Timmy Time and In the Night Garden, everything else we just ignore.

The absolute worst one is that bloody show with granny Murray. FFs. That god awful jumper she wears, her inane smile gaaaahhh!
And AND those children she looks after- is that train driver one her dad? Really? I am incredulous.

FreudiansGoldSlipper Tue 16-Oct-12 22:50:18

I feel the same about Little Princess I hate the little spoilt whiny brat and Thomas The Tank Engine I put peope off buying Thomas toys for ds by lying telling them ds does not like Tomas. he just annoys me so much, a little too much blush

deleted203 Tue 16-Oct-12 22:51:20

Can I add that I think 'Fireman Sam' should have been sacked from his job long ago. And that 'Naughty' Norman Price (and Mike Flood) should have been arrested for arson. Fireman Sam has completely failed in his duty to educate the townsfolk on ordinary fire risks as there is a daily fire in a village which consists of about 12 houses. And as Norman and Mike have caused approximately 23 fires each I am becoming highly suspicious of these 'accidents'....

JasperStreet Tue 16-Oct-12 22:51:43

I hate the smug little Green Balloon bastards.

RawShark Tue 16-Oct-12 22:57:35

I'd forgotten Me Too. What was puzzling me was the way Granny Murray seemed to have different children in the middle section to the one she was supposed to be minding (criminal negligence?)in a couple of episodes. And the way she said things were fun which clearly weren't. Having fun all day is not possible. That doctor needs a reality check - the one where she had to make evryone happy really rankled.

I like Zingzillas though!

EverybodysSpookyEyed Tue 16-Oct-12 22:59:34

Green Balloon - the kids are just so stage school it's painful

EverybodysSpookyEyed Tue 16-Oct-12 23:00:48

DS likes Andy's Wild Adventure but now even he puts on a silly voice to mock the 'woo, we're in space' bit

and he asked why they didn't drive the cat car thing outside and then take off, rather than go through the rigmarole of going through the roof. so many inconsistencies!!

HorridHeffalumpsWickedWoozles Wed 17-Oct-12 00:30:10

Ah now Mr Bloom..."let me show yer what I've got"... Ooh ok then, if you insist blush

elliejjtiny Wed 17-Oct-12 00:52:15

I remember watching me too with DS1 when DS2 was a baby and in and out of hospital with FTT, hypotonia etc. When Dr Juno kept singing "it's so exciting at the hospital" i felt like shouting "no it's not".

Get well soon has to be the worst though, singing songs about snot and ringworm, bleugh

RawShark Wed 17-Oct-12 00:59:11

Horrid has clearly been indulging in some wine

AnnaFender Wed 17-Oct-12 02:32:01

My MIL looks exactly like James Bolam in a wig. It disturbs me.

Sammyjaye Wed 17-Oct-12 05:15:09

lazy girl I think that may be the funniest thing I've ever read. Bloody hilarious!

EugenesAxe Wed 17-Oct-12 06:04:14

I also loathe MtK - glad I'm not the only one who thinks Sparkey sounds like a camp Rastafarian (*congo*). Squirt is as drippy as his fucking mouth. I can only tolerate Evie. Did you see the clone episode yestre when Mike actually said something like 'I'm Mike and I tell everyone what to do!'. Laughed at

changeforthebetter Wed 17-Oct-12 06:20:39

I miss cbeebies! The horrors of dick'n'dom and hacker await. Loathsome laddish crap which my dds adore <deep sigh>

EugenesAxe Wed 17-Oct-12 06:22:38

Arrgh! Phone.
...the Crusades comment.

I love Timmy! His cocky brattishness doesn't irk in the same way. I think it's his trademark 'revelation' baa-baa-bababaaa! bleat that softens me.

The kid from GiMP has got annoying gravestone teeth (shoot me) but the rest is tolerable. Everything's Rosie should be renamed 'Everything's Tedious' to better represent what you see in the programme.

I love the way Dr Raj says 'you've got a bitofa cold!' in the adverts, as if they've just won the lottery. Haven't watched enough to comment much further.

I noticed the other day that I Can Cook Katie does this kooky little face scrunch every few seconds, and that's really beginning to bug me.

Tree Fu Tom's voice really annoys me, and I hate the real kid 'tree fu' sequence in the credits. I hate the whole real kid to TFT transformation in general.

Lingo is a bit weird and it annoys me they don't show the words on screen, somehow. They aren't always pronounced very clearly and it would be helpful for parents to have them there so we get the inflections right. Jargonnaise and Queso are OK but I struggle with Wei. And what's with the fucking repeats?! Let's move on to Urdu, Polish and German for a while. Know it well due to proximity to Something Special.

Woolly and Tig is cool - I love the life lessons they pick on.

newbielisa Wed 17-Oct-12 06:33:39

Can I tell you all about a wonderful talent I have. I didn't realise I had it till recently. I can look at the telly and even pass comment with DD when prompted but I just don't see/take in what's going on. It's a beautiful thing. I will be one of those mothers in the supermarket whose children make LOADS of noise and she's seemingly unaware of it.

Disclaimer: This does not apply to Peppa Pig episodes as we watch the dvd's or youtube clips on all day long repeat or so it seems (and I don't mind it).

ZonkedOut Wed 17-Oct-12 06:51:47

Surely Tree Fu Tom is somewhat redeemed by having David Tennant as the voice of Twigs? (Btw Tom is voiced by Sophie Aldred).

LetsKateWin Wed 17-Oct-12 07:14:25

This thread is making me laugh. DD watches most of this stuff, but my brain seems to switch off when it's on.

I used to despise GiMP, but it has grown on me a little bit. blush

I must start taking more notice of MtK do I can see what a little brat he is.

Shaky Wed 17-Oct-12 07:24:46

Don't even get me started on waybuloo!

I can't bear it

Stateofplay Wed 17-Oct-12 07:26:04

But Tree Fu Tom stars the voice of David Tennant! So you can't iinclude it as annoying, DT is the hero of modern TV (have you seen his delivery of the bedtime story? - swoon).

However I agree about Mike the Knight although cant comment on detail as I find it unwatchable. Is the Evie character a good female role model?

Bearcrumble Wed 17-Oct-12 07:41:49

Have never watched a whole ep of Mike the Knight - luckily DS hates it (and grandpa in my pocket).

I bought some DVDs of Camberwick Green, Bagpuss and the Clangers. You'll never see a Miller who'd got pissed on cider or mermaids with their tits oot on Cbeebies.

TheLazyGirl Wed 17-Oct-12 08:13:09

That's reminded me of the alternative name for Big Cook, Little Cook- Big Cock Little Cock. That was so innuendo filled. I was up very late one night with DS, and they were on Sky 3 (i think) doing some adult comedy show, like Brainiac but with swearing. Made sense why the kids show was so shit.

Rhyme Rocket pisses me off too- not every sodding poem has to rhyme you twats. And why does it look like they are being given sly Blow Jobs when the rocket takes off? Or that's what I told DP I thought it looked like. hmm

Did anyone ever see the alternative Postman Pat theme on YouTube- bloody hilarious but think it may have been banned.

As for MR Tumble, I never minded him, until we went to Bestival a couple of years back and had to queue for hours to even get a look at him. I missed Example cos of it. angry

HappyHippyChick Wed 17-Oct-12 08:31:23

I hate with a burning passion I can cook Katie and her nose scrunching, fucking fruity dance, stupid mushroom face... <and breathe>

MtK is a brat but the theme tune is pure singalong genius! GiMP is v annoying, stop saying "not the shrinking cap grandpa" and hide the fucking thing. Not to mention the keeping massive secrets from your parents. Not a helpful message to teach kids.

LottieJenkins Wed 17-Oct-12 08:49:44

I cant rememeber the name of the programme but it has two rabbit children and hardly ever any gownups, Sister rabbit makes me stabby!!!!!

That would be max and ruby

EverybodysSpookyEyed Wed 17-Oct-12 08:54:32

Ds used to like mike the knight but did spend the whole episode shouting at the tv because mike was being selfish/not listening/being a brat

He doesn't watch it anymore because mike just never learns!

I think once a 5 yr old identifies the main character as a brat it is probably time to rethink

TheLazyGirl Wed 17-Oct-12 08:55:48

CBeebies is admittedly awful.

But Tiny Pop is a lot, lot worse.

Not only do you get utter shite programmes that even CBeebies found too twee or crass.
You also get adverts every two fucking minutes for shite toys. Altogether now "I want that Mummy, and that Mummy, and That Mummy" (repeat until mad with the noise)

EverybodysSpookyEyed Wed 17-Oct-12 08:55:57

Max and ruby is awful! Smart arse older sister who is always shown the error of her ways by her non verbal baby brother.

Now I do love the octonauts but both kids have gone of it unfortunately.

I miss big cook little cook and how big cook obviously hated little cook and looked very pained during the whole thing and possibly on drugs.

Fil loves special agent oso (he thinks the theme song is clever hmm) and I f-ing hate it, stupid little fuck face bear, dd is sat in front of the tv with disney jr on constantly is they ever look after her and comes back hyper and crazy.

Max and Ruby is nice, I like the old fashined drawings. But Max was a pita.

EnjoyVampirebloodResponsibly Wed 17-Oct-12 09:14:31

Max and Ruby piss me off Raymond the point of reason angry

But I always think that it would be great fun to go for a beer with Nanny Plum.

EnjoyVampirebloodResponsibly Wed 17-Oct-12 09:14:55

Raymond?? BEYOND

FeckOffCup Wed 17-Oct-12 09:23:38

Oh god DirtGirlWorld, I think I had blanked that one from memory, she is the stuff of nightmares with her huge freaky eyes and mouth and awful bleating voice <shudders>.

I hate Tree Fu Tom too, it's just so fucking dull and sorry but the David Tennant voiced character is the most annoying thing in it, if only I knew where treetopolis was I would call in the vermin exterminators for all those stupid twatty insects.

MrsWolowitz Wed 17-Oct-12 09:37:28

Dirt Girl World is just vile. It actually makes me angry for no apparent reason. I just want to hurt that stupid caterpillar with its grotesque face.

Small potatoes makes me feel like I'm waking up from a powerful anaesthesia. It confuses me.

Katiepoes Wed 17-Oct-12 09:37:47

It scares me how much I want to smack Tree Fu Tom, especially when he does his magic bit and we're supposed to think 'ooh all the kids get involved'. Bah.

You know what I do to insects Tom? I SQUISH them bwahahahaha.

Now someone please tell me what the hell is Abney and Teal about?

OnwardBound Wed 17-Oct-12 09:55:47

Max and Ruby is uber annoying.

Prissy goody two shoes older sister. Little boy is mischievious and free spirited, older sister is mindful of the correct way to do things and tries to be responsible and helpful but is actually just an irritating bossy know it all.

It seems like a morality tale from the 1950s where girls are made into little mothers but are resented for it and boys are seen as fun loving and adventurous but also irresponsible.

Hate it.

TheLazyGirl Wed 17-Oct-12 10:00:30

Katiepoes Abney and Teal reminds me of my teen hippy pot smoking days. Its all mellow and nice, like being enveloped in bong fumes.

I like the little Pop Pops or whatever they are called.

Just explain this - why is does Granny Murray look younger than me? I am 43 and have a 5 year old child how come she is an effing granny and has no children or grandchildren that I have ever seen? angry

I like the Knight but hate baby Jake find myself watching the Octonauts even when my dd is not at home great show. Granny Murray seems to have two outfits and poor little Lisa wears the same clothes all the time, where do the children go when they are not at granny Murrays they are not often with their parents

Oh yes baby Jake gives me the creeps its horrible, I don't mind Mime the knight tho. But bloody Thomas should have been sacked by the fat controller ages ago. He never listens, is full of himself and never gets things right the first time and has to go back and do it properly!

BloodRedAlienReflux Wed 17-Oct-12 10:44:40

Yes, I too hate baby Jake, and I'm with you enjoyvampire Nanny Plum is cool grin

gallifrey Wed 17-Oct-12 11:07:56

baby Jake gives me the creeps, have you seen this?

Why does it have a grown up face? It's just wrong!

gallifrey Wed 17-Oct-12 11:08:49
MrsRambo Wed 17-Oct-12 11:57:00

Agree that the little girl on ‘Woolly and Tig’ is a brat. However, that spider talks a lot of sense. I work in HR. Could do with having a Woolly in my draw to deal with the daily twattery from the some of the so called adults in our company...

Twat: “my colleague looked at me in a odd way in the corridor”
Woolly “well, twatty, do you have any other reason to believe this colleague was acting in an unreasonable manner towards you?”
Twat: “er... not really. She just looked at me funny”
Woolly: “maybe she was looking at something else? Maybe she just wants to be your friend but doesn’t know how? Maybe you are an oversensitive twat?”

Job done.

Thanks Woolly.

uggbug Wed 17-Oct-12 12:49:12

My DH repeats the same lesson to my DS every Saturday morning: 'DS, make sure you NEVER go to Justin's House'

EverybodysSpookyEyed Wed 17-Oct-12 12:56:57

The thing that weirds me out about woolly and tig is that the actress who plays tig is the daughter of the actor who plays her dad. Her sister does the VoiceOver. And her aunt (so the actor who plays the dads sister) plays the mum!

rainbow2000 Wed 17-Oct-12 13:04:31

Are teh Bops the one with old fellas one looks like Mike Myers if he was fatter and older.If it is i cant stand that.

I often think there has to be something wrong with grown men and women acting the eejit.
But my one that i hate with a passion is hi-5 think steps only worse(it thats possible.)

gallifrey Wed 17-Oct-12 13:24:22

I quite like Woolly and Tig!
We laughed at the way she really shouted "he's only a toy spider" at an old woman the other day like she was really angry!

DD is into Raggy doll's atm.

First time I heard the theme tune again almost had me sobbing.

It's not much of a life when you're just a pretty face.
Just to be whoever you are is no disgrace.
Don't be scared if you don't fit in.
Look who's in the reject bin.

It's just so god damn fucking poignant You just don't get that nowadays...


mrsrambo grin

peeriebear Wed 17-Oct-12 14:25:44

If you're not at ease with your knobbly knees and your fingers are all thumbs,
Stand on your two left feet and join our raggy doll chums!

TheLazyGirl Wed 17-Oct-12 14:28:18

OMG, Raggy Dolls! Where, where is that on? I'd gladly pay for Sky to watch that again.

I inflict show my kids Bagpuss, Button Moon and Dangermouse on Youtube, the only one I'd like to find and can't on there is Trapdoor. I also loved Pigeon Street as a kid. That and Fraggle Rock.

I love Charlie and Lola.

Anything with Justin the freaky weirdo in though is a big fat (pun intended) no! He's weird. DH reckons he's got compromising picture if the director general which is how he has cbeebies as pretty much Justin tv!

Me too - so much so wrong! Raymond is the girls father?! Ey fuckin' right! And, and why do they all walk through four or five cities to get to work?!

JustinBoobie Wed 17-Oct-12 14:49:07

Noddy pisses me off.

steben Wed 17-Oct-12 16:56:41

Glad someone bought up the bag if crap that is rhyme rocket what a god awful show!!!! Mister maker is beyond weird but I can live with it but agree he has little affinity with children and I certainly wouldn't want him left alone with mine. As much as I love Peppa and it has saved me on more than one occasion I NEED answers to the following questions - why ate George and Chloe pig the only characters that don't have names that start with same letter (Richard rabbit etc...) and why is Rebecca rabbit only character that lives in a warren - Peppa doesn't live in a sty FFs!

RawShark Wed 17-Oct-12 16:59:13

We've been to button moon, we've followed Mr Spoon.....was this any good? Think of it fondly, but can;t really remember.......

JustinBoobie - that's dear old auntie Enid for you . Did you see the drama doc thing a year or so ago, she looked pretty awful TBH even allowing for dramatic license

TheLazyGirl Wed 17-Oct-12 17:03:13

It was sweet. I loved the theme tune, and used to cry when it went off when I was around 3. The stories are good old fashioned tales.

I also used to like Let's Pretend and Alphabet Zoo(?) Both had cracking theme tunes

Gruffy Wed 17-Oct-12 17:12:50

TheLazyGirl totally agree about Tiny Pop. There are just no words. My three year old is very much in to it at the moment and the bloody awful programmes together with those sodding adverts for complete tat make me want to throw my telly out the window!

I love Charlie and Lola and Abney and Teal.

Show me Show me is one I make sure I turn off before it even starts, I get irationally angry every time Poi pops up on my telly angry

worldofmyown Wed 17-Oct-12 18:03:21

Omg everyone hates rhyme rocket. i would love abit of officer dittys rocket. sorry had to be said. yes the programme is so annoying but he makes it worth watching lol. so glad its my dds favourite programme :-) grandpa in my pocket gets on my actual nerves!!!!

After I read the Lazytown-as-nuclear-apocalypse blog post, I couldn't help doing some musings on the nature of In the Night Garden and now I believe it's a vision of hell.

Iggle Piggle is given an occasional reprieve from bobbing terrifyingly in a flimsy boat on a visibly stormy sea to visit his friends in an Eden-like garden, only to find that they can only communicate by repeating their own names or uttering garbled nonsense. Makka Pakka spends his days washing rocks, the Tombleeboos are clumsy soft-headed toddlers living in a briar patch filled with head-puncturing nightmare furniture, the Pontypines are so poor they all have t sleep in the one room and those floating things are always floating forward but never get anywhere. Iggle Piggle only gets to spend 20 minutes there, 5 of which are spent having to hear the days events summed up in cheap cutout animation, before he is whisked off to fight off hungry sharks in his crappy little boat.

And it's narrated by Emperor Claudius, so you know he's in on it but keeping schtum for his own reasons.

monkeysbignuts Wed 17-Oct-12 18:27:53

grandpa in my pocket, Timmy time, Sean the sheep, postman pat, bob the builder, dora the fucking explora, Thomas the tank & Olivia oh and Igam Ogam. Could these programs be anymore annoying!

HorridHeffalumpsWickedWoozles Wed 17-Oct-12 19:14:32

thelazygirl I still have the VHS tapes of Trapdoor from when I was little, definitely the best children's programme ever.

Button moon was another good one, and the clangers, and I still love the animation of the magic roundabout - links to drug usage aside!

There just aren't the same calibre of programmes now sad

RawShark Wed 17-Oct-12 19:25:12

Are we including the old Postman Pat and the old Thomas programmes or is it jus the modern ones are rubbish? I fortuntely do not yet have the depth of knowledge to comment

I am oging to go on line and find TRapdoor on DVD immediately.

HappyHippyChick Wed 17-Oct-12 19:29:21

Seriously, no-one else wants to repeatedly run I can cook Katie over with her stupid van with eyelashes? Just me? Ok then...

EverybodysSpookyEyed Wed 17-Oct-12 19:46:31

i keep seeing cars with those eyelashes and they make me cringe because of I can cook

ppppppppenguin Wed 17-Oct-12 20:26:56

What's the program with the woman an the panda teddies? It makes me so angry!!

EugenesAxe Wed 17-Oct-12 20:30:28

penguin - Same Smile I think that's called. Not watched it much so it hasn't wound me up yet.

IWillOnlyEatBeans Wed 17-Oct-12 21:31:14

grin MrsRambo

worldofmyown Wed 17-Oct-12 23:56:53

happyhippychick.....its not just you!!!! ahhhh x

TheLazyGirl Thu 18-Oct-12 08:04:49

I'm going to look for the DVD of Trapdoor, definitely then hide it from the brats for my own personal joy

Showed my DD (5) Let's Pretend on Youtube. Her verdict was "boring, and why can you see the lady moving the puppet?". To be fair, she was right.

I need to find this Lazy Town apocalypse blog immediately! Link please PrincessTeacake

RawShark Thu 18-Oct-12 08:41:25

TRapdoor is under £5 on Amazon

TitWillow Thu 18-Oct-12 09:47:58

I have Trapdoor on DVD, and the DC love it. The only problem is the language is from a more innocent time. Trust me, you don't want your toddler running about the supermarket shouting "It's bonking time!" blush

TonyMontanasGun Thu 18-Oct-12 10:02:20

I hate the green balloon brats, one in particular, cant remember his name, he's so fucking smug, i want to punch my tv!

I actually dont think there is any kids programme i like, they're all wank

peeriebear Thu 18-Oct-12 13:47:14

We have Trapdoor on video smile and an ancient compilation of:
The Shoe People
James the Cat
Wil Cwac Cwac
Ancient stop motion Noddy
ditto Postman Pat
ditto Paddington
possibly a few others. The kids still watch it!

HorridHeffalumpsWickedWoozles Thu 18-Oct-12 17:46:23

titwillow grin at "it's bonking time!" I'd forgotten that!

Off to Amazon to get the DVD, we might have the video but no longer anything to play it on, just can't bring myself to throw it out!

The Shoe People was great <sings shshshshoooee people> had forgotten about that one too.

Anyone else used to love Tales from the Riverbank?

IWillOnlyEatBeans Thu 18-Oct-12 21:21:21

My husband's sister's husband's sister (!) used to present Let's Pretend! I used to love it when I was little.

My all time favourite from my childhood was Bod - anyone else remember him (her?)??

eagerbeagle Thu 18-Oct-12 21:47:11

I love Nanny Plum. She's the power behind the throne and close relation of Miss Rabbit, the Richard Branson of Peppa Pig land.

Love Abney and Teal, DD got the dolls for her birthday and not just so I could play with them

But. Special agent Oso needs putting down. Permanently. Plush fucker gives me the rage.

I hate GiMP, it appears to have been written by someone elderly, or at least completely out of touch with modern reality. In what universe do today's kids just want to play with wooden aeroplanes, kites, balls and listen to the wireless? It's like they're saying, this was a better time, you're all wrong and ungrateful for wanting more exciting toys, or watching the tv.

Grandpa is seriously unpleasant, manipulative and weird. He always wants to take people down a peg or two, I remember one episode where he berated a teenager for basically being a teenager, (specifically because he was napping on the sofa - which apparently is a big problem) and said they needed to "fix him" hmm

CuriosityColaKilledTheCat Fri 19-Oct-12 16:13:53

Is anyone else witnessing the poo song on 'get well soon'. Easy to do, easy to poogrin

wonderstuff Fri 19-Oct-12 16:15:11

I loved the poo song 'stay in your bottom and not make a plop' PMSL

CuriosityColaKilledTheCat Fri 19-Oct-12 16:47:05

grin they must have had a brilliant time creating the lyrics for that one.

wonderstuff Fri 19-Oct-12 16:48:27

Best thing thats been on beebies for ages. And both children happily ate fruit afterwards. Going to have to find it on iplayer to show dh - the things he misses when he goes to work.

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Mousefunk Wed 14-Nov-12 09:17:03

I can't really cope with any of the cbeebies shows, they make me want to headbutt a wall. The only ones which don't drive me totally insane are Balamory, Come Outside, Charlie and Lola and Tinga Tinga. I have a specific hate for Timmy time because its just a mindless constant bleat of animal noises, the men on Rhyme Rocket (specifically the ugly one) make irritating OTT faces, Mr Maker..what can I say, I can cook, Zingzillas.. Argh. Worst one of all is Rastamouse.

I stick to Disney Junior, I find it much less offensive although Art Attack really gets my goat- its soo very boring.

Mousefunk Wed 14-Nov-12 09:21:44

Oh I like show me show me as well.

Awh I think Tig is a cute child (to look at, her attitude is a bit hmm ).
Green Balloon kids make me want to throw myself off a bridge.

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