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Monday, 17 November 2014

TV Shows That Made My Childhood

Recently with a certain 90s pop band reforming on Children In Need I was having a think about a certain TV show *cough*Miami 7*cough* from my childhood and suddenly a whole list of TV shows which I grew up with filled my mind! 
Shows that I would run home from school so I wouldn't miss, stay up way too late on a school night to watch and WISH that I was in!

Most of these probably were on our screens between 1997-2003ish and most of them are kids shows but there are a few other classics thrown in there too!
 Let me know in the comments below which ones you watched too - I was obsessed with all of these!

1. Maid Marion And Her Merry Men - The best kids show of the 90s in my opinion, hilarious with some great songs! #pancakeday
2. Aquila - 2 boys find a invisible spaceship, one of them gets a reptile hand... ring a bell?
3. Jeopardy - This actually used to scare me! Scottish kids getting abducted by aliens in the outback and nothing making sense!
4. The Queen's Nose - Probably my first TV obsession... I called my hamster Monty just because Harmony did and who can forget Uncle Ginger?
5. Byker Grove - Soooo much better than Grange Hill, I always used to want a geordie accent!
6. Sister Sister - 'never knew how much I missed ya!'
7. Kenan & Kel - WHOOOOO loves orange soda? and who put the screw in the tuna?
8. Sabrina The Teenage Witch - Every girl wanted the power to change her outfit instantly!
9. Student Bodies - A mix between a high school drama and a cartoon - I loved this show about kids writing the school newpaper!
10. The Generation Game - A CUDDLY TOY!
11. Gladiators - Who didn't love this on a Saturday night, Wolf was always my favourite!
12. Blind Date - I'm sure as a kid I didn't get any of the innuendo's but I bloddy loved Cilla and her match-making skills! 
13. Baywatch - Drama on a beach, can't go wrong with a bit of lifeguarding action!
14. The Moment Of Truth - Another Cilla show where a member of a family had to perform a certain skill in order to win prizes for the whole family, I loved this!
15. Albert The Fifth Musketeer - This cartoon used to crack me up I loved the song!
16. Bad Girls - The best prison drama ever (although I do love OITNB), this show was awesome!
17. Footballers Wives - Obsessed didn't explain it - this show was EVERYONE'S favourite, I'll never forget the ridiculous storylines! And you can watch them on youtube -perfect!
18. Noel's House Party - Mr. Blobby and gang always had the best Saturday nights!
19. Changing Rooms - is it bad that I used to love it when the people hated their new room?!
20. Home On Their Own - The kids version of changing rooms, siblings that turned their kitchen's into burger bars and their bedrooms into jungles, I always always soso jealous!
21. Fun House - If you have't seen this then get on youtube now, they don't make kids shows like this anymore!
22. The Crystal Maze - This was always so stressful to watch!
23. Robot Wars - Yes I'm a huge tomboy but I LOVED this show!
24.  Ocean Odyssey - Do anyone of you remember this? An underwater community and a girl who lived on an island on her own and swam and talked to whales?
25. The Demon Headmaster - Brilliant and terrifying, I will never forget watching these for the first time!
26. The Ghost Hunter - That cute little cockney shoe shine boy and the crazy old lady who trapped ghosts in glass jars!
27. 50/50 - Everyone wanted their school to go on this show!
28. Clarissa Explains It All - The first proper American teen show I started watching.
29. Miami 7/Hollywood 7/ LA 7- The birth of S Club 7 and my love for them. REACH.
30. Little House On The Prairie - An old classic, I used to love watching this with my Mum.
31. Animorphs - Remember the kids that could turn into animals? And th creepy slug things that crawled into people's ears... I think this is where my fear of leeches comes from!
32. Through The Dragons Eye - For years I didn't know what this was called and always tried to explain it to people! The weirdest education programme ever - that bad crow man Charn was terrifying! This was totally brilliant, probably the first show I actually remember, it first came out the year before I was born! (check it out here)
33. Noah's Ark - The polar bear and all his mates!
34. Live & Kicking - I definitely called into this show more than once.
35. Recess - One word - SCANDALOUS.
36. The Animals Of Farthing Wood - 90s kids will all know this one.
37. Eerie Indiana - This was a strange strange show but I remember really enjoying it!
38. So Little Time - Mary-Kate or Ashley, I just wanted to be one of them!
39. Bodger And Badger - MASHED POTATO.
40. The Secret World Of Alex Mack - Basically it was Bianca from 10 Things I HAte About You after a werid chemical thing. 
41. The Worst Witch - Mildred Hubble and Nancy from Hollyoaks getting into trouble constantly.
42. Popstars The Rivals - Those younguns nowadays don't understand where Cheryl came from... I was totally and utterly hooked by this show - Nicola Roberts was my favourite! Girls Aloud for life! and who can forget THIS moment.
43. The New Adventures Of Superman - BBC2 totally rocked when this was on after Neighbours had finished on BBC1. Everyones favourite evening show in the 90s!
44. Dawson's Creek - Watching teenage drama that I was sometimes to young to understand was my fav hobby.
45. The Genie From Down Under - Who remember this?! I've only just thought about it, it rocked!
46. The Racoons - Best theme tune ever. Don't believe me? --- Proof.
47. The Belfry Witches - Banished from witchland these 2 teens (including the blonde one from The Office!) live in the belfry of a church, pleaseeee tell me someone else remembers this?!
48. Dick And Dom In Da Bungalow - BOGEYYYYSSSS. Massive lols. (click here)
49. Fame Academy - I can't be the only one who had a crush on David Sneddon?
50. The Wild House - Natalie Wild and her crazy family, I was so sad when this ended.

I could go on forever but I do promise I did do more with my younger years than just sit in front of a TV! What were your favs?

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15 comments

  1. I loved Miami 7 and most of these shows - haha :)

    Lizzie's Daily Blog

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  2. This was so much fun to read! I remember Through the Dragon's Eye too - it was so bizarre! LOVED The Worst Witch and Blind Date x

    Under Blue Lights

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  3. My best friends sister was in through the dragons eye lol!

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  4. This was so fun! I loved Dawsons creek too! I can think of soooo many more but i won't blow up your comments. Thanks for bringing back so many memories for me! :)

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  5. Ahh, so many memories! I loved Through The Dragon's Eye when I was at school and The Queen's Nose. I was also obsessed with Round The Twist and Bernard's Watch! This is such a fun post! xxx

    Kirsty - Effortlessly Excessive

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  6. OMG JEOPARDY! And the Ghost Hunter! I loved those :) You can watch Jeopardy on Youtube too! https://www.youtube.com/user/ParallaxSeries2004 :) xo

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  7. Omg you have nailed all of these so much!!! I now have the 'So Little Time' theme song going through my head haha! xx

    Abi | abistreetx.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. this was such a cute post! i loved 50/50 and of course Recess :) xx

    http://onceuponanalex.blogspot.co.uk/

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  9. I loved Sabrina The Teenage Witch and Sister Sister! And haha, I was obsessed with Fame Academy (was able to watch it on BBC even though I live in Denmark)… I had the biggest crush on Ainslie Henderson!

    Cristina
    http://cristina.dk

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  10. This is such a different post but I loved reading all your favourite TV shows. I loved anything with Mary-Kate and Ashley in when I was younger!

    www.ellenwarnerxo.blogspot.co.uk xo

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  11. woahh! This post has brought back so many memories.
    I think my faves were Saved By The Bell, Baywatch and Sabrina The Teenage Witch x

    LauraThinksAbout

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  12. I was totally hooked on Dawson's Creek for a while. Ah, youth.

    /Avy

    http://mymotherfuckedmickjagger.blogspot.com

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  13. So much nostalgia. My primary school always used to make us watch the through the dragons eye programme & I hated it, I loved Recess, Lizzie McGuire and That's So Raven the most... they don't make them like that anymore :(
    Natasha Paris x
    www.natashaparisblog.co.uk

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  14. Through the Dragon's Eye was one of the shows we had to watch at school and it traumatized half of us when the kids were 'killed'!

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  15. Round the Twist!! These shows all completely took up most of my childhood though lol!

    xx

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