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Don't you wish a tv channel would show classic children's tv? childhood stuff?

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marjproops Fri 26-Apr-13 17:59:44

They did a nostalgia one on CITV a while back and Nick jr once had Nick jr classics like the wombles and Mr benn etc. not any more.

but all the kids tv channels they could do one for us kids at heart!

childhood stuff like play school, jackanory, magic roundabout, etc

and another one where they showed old classic family faves like the Monkees, Brady bunch, wonder woman, bionic man, etc? so many channels and alwasy the same stuff.

Gold are ok with Blackadder and some mothers do ave em and stuff, but i want more!

less trashy reality shows, bring back the good stuff!

zukiecat Fri 26-Apr-13 18:58:46

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MimsyBorogroves Fri 26-Apr-13 19:01:04

Yes! I want to see Woof.

AuntieStella Fri 26-Apr-13 19:05:01

Ace of Wands

That drama with the white stallion vaguely set at Weylands Smithy

But, some don't wear well. I got Hong Kong Phooey on DVD recently. The theme tune is as great as ever, but the programme is stereotypical drivel.

meditrina Fri 26-Apr-13 19:09:37


I had such a crush on the actor who played Mark.

wankerchief Fri 26-Apr-13 19:13:03

Animals offarthing wood, fun houseand finders keepers were my favorites

I lved citv's reto weekend as did ten year old ds.

zukiecat Fri 26-Apr-13 19:25:35

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Cheesymonster Fri 26-Apr-13 19:26:03

The Littlest Hobo!

marjproops Fri 26-Apr-13 19:31:11

i dont remember flambards!

barnaby the bear, chigley, captain pugwash, the clangers.....

(know what you mean about hong kong phooey altho i only did ever like the theme)

the flintstones, jetsons,wacky races.....

the dramas like the secret garden and toms midnight garden and our John Willie. the changes, original tomorrow people.....

ipswichwitch Fri 26-Apr-13 19:32:26

Round the Twist (Australian show about a family living in a lighthouse and a lot of strange things happened)
Danger mouse
The banana splits
Willo the Wisp (my gran had a telly that looked like Evil Edna!)

marjproops Fri 26-Apr-13 19:36:45

there was an australian one called the lost islands. remember liking that one. and the famous 5.

oh bring them back, someone! (couldnt stand rentahost.)

the adventure game? was it called that? with the asdpidistra and the vortex?


really old doctor who.

EduCated Fri 26-Apr-13 21:21:12

Can I bring Oceans Oddyssey?

I think the paddle steamer might be Huckleberry Finn related...

JambalayaCodfishPie Fri 26-Apr-13 21:25:25

I read somewhere that citv were considering it after the roaring success of their nostalgia weekend.

I think it'd be a fantastic idea. Surely pretty cheap to run too, I'd have thought.

Will try and find the link.

PoppyWearer Fri 26-Apr-13 21:36:11

This would be amazing!

montage Fri 26-Apr-13 21:39:41

Some of the young children's stuff is very cheap on amazon (like Buttonmoon) and all over youtube.

PigeonPair Fri 26-Apr-13 21:46:28

My two have a DVD of Mr Ben and love it! Oh happy memories of days off school sick.....knowing that I just had to endure Pebble Mill at 1 before the joys of The Flumps/Mr Ben/Chockablock/Bagpuss etc etc

PigeonPair Fri 26-Apr-13 21:47:24

Does anyone remember Chocky and Dramarama??

scaevola Fri 26-Apr-13 21:50:42

Dangermouse, The Herbs, Blake's Seven, the old Batman (sometimes on ITV4), old Spiderman cartoons, and WDYWOTTAGADSEI

labtest Fri 26-Apr-13 22:03:33

I thought I was the only person to remember The Lost Islands. I can still sing the theme song. Also The Fall Guy, Charlie's Angels, Chips, mysterious Cities of Gold and Ulysses.

marjproops Fri 26-Apr-13 22:27:57

i remember dramarama.

cheggers plays pop too.

i love the follyfoot theme.

i fancied some guy in the lost islands at the time. thats how i remembered it!

and Dick in the famous 5!

jon and ponch in CHIPS.


mork and mindy.

BrokenBananaTantrum Fri 26-Apr-13 22:30:07

I remember Chocky. Twas fab. Would also like to see Bod, Trumpton, Camberwick Green and Chorlton and the Wheelies.

marjproops Fri 26-Apr-13 22:39:23

banana splits grin .one of them looks like Alan Carr!!!!

the double deckers. still remember that themne song.


Stila Sat 27-Apr-13 00:17:43

Maid Marion

zukiecat Sat 27-Apr-13 11:55:26

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Ladytron Sat 27-Apr-13 15:20:36

Tales of the Gold Monkey. The lead actor was gorgeous. Sis and I loved it.

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