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Old 08-26-2017, 03:00 AM   #1
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Your childhood shows

Has this been done? I've not noticed in any of the lists.

Okay so what shows do you remember liking as a child? My list will be from the 80's from but some of you will have a different decade.

There are the long time runners that we've all grown up knowing like Tom and Jerry and Scooby Doo.
Other toons I used to watch:

Dungeons and Dragons
Thunder Cats
Terror Hawkes
Does anyone remember the Mysterious Cities of Gold?
I watched Ulysses for a while too.

I also caught some 60's shows but I'm done now

Edit: Okay my brain must not have had enough coffee this morning when I did this list, I missed:
The Racoons
Inspector Gadget

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Old 08-26-2017, 03:03 AM   #2
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I watched pretty much everything on TV at the time:

Ninja Turtles (of course)
Batman: TAS
Superman: TAS
Batman Beyond
Justice League
Teen Titans
Power Rangers
X-men: Evolution
Jackie Chan Adventures
Dragonball Z

Plus all of CN's stuff:

Scooby Doo
Tom and Jerry
Looney Tunes
Powerpuff Girls
Dexter's Lab
Cow and Chicken
Courage the Cowardly Dog
Samurai Jack
Swat Kats
Pirates of Dark Water


With the exception of 90's Nick shows, I've seen virtually everything.
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Old 08-26-2017, 06:13 AM   #3
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Let's see...aside from Soviet-made show, names of which, I am pretty sure, won't tell anything to anyone, I've watched (in no-particular order):

- Captain Power and Soldiers of Future (which gave me forever attachment to themes of cyborgs and AIs);
- TMNT'87;
- Disney Afternoon shows (Duck Tales, Chip & Dale: RR, Tales Spin, Darkwing Duck, Alladin, Bonkers, ETC);
- UFO Robot Grendizer;
- Macross (US version);
- Go Shogun (US version);
- Voltron (?);
- Beast Wars;
- Sailor Moon;
- Witch Sally;
- Nightman;
- Skeleton Warriors;
- Exosquad;
- Skysurfer Strike Force;
- Tom & Jerry (old ones);
- Casper (old ones);
- Felix the Cat (60s, I think);
- Flintstones;
- Jetstones;
- Looney Tunes & Merry Melodies;
- Conan the Adventurer;
- Speed-Racer (90s one);
- ReBoot;
- Batman TAS;
- Spider-Man TAS;
- X-Men TAS;
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Old 08-26-2017, 09:40 AM   #4
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Batman: TAS/The New Batman Adventures
Superman: TAS
Batman Beyond
Justice League/Justice League Unlimited
Static Shock
Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century
Spider-Man: TAS
X-Men: TAS
X-Men: Evolution
The seasons of Power Rangers between Time Force and SPD
Men in Black: The Series
Extreme Ghostbusters
The Big O
Outlaw Star
Dragon Ball Z
Aladdin: The Series
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
Darkwing Duck
Samurai Jack
Dexter's Lab
Johnny Bravo
OG Powerpuff Girls
Courage the Cowardly Dog
He-Man 2002
TMNT 2003 (and a couple of VHS tapes of the Fred Wolf show)
Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego (the animated one)
The Amanda Show
All That
Kenan and Kel
Rugrats Seasons 1-4
Clarissa Explains It All
Hey Arnold!
The Secret World of Alex Mack
Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Star Trek: The Next Generation

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Old 08-26-2017, 09:52 AM   #5
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Does anyone remember the Mysterious Cities of Gold?
I remember that one!
Well...I remember the theme from that one. Couldn't tell you the plot of an episode if I tried, but I do remember the song.

Let's see, what shows do I remember from my childhood...
(I'm using jr high as my cut off)

Jem and the Holograms
Galaxy High
Loony Toons
Rocky and Bullwinkle
GI Joe
Kid Video
Captain N
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Old 08-26-2017, 10:05 AM   #6
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I've always liked animated action-adventure and science fiction series. I would watch.

Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers
Darkwing Duck
Original Heman (just caught a few episodes)
James Bond Junior
Real Ghostbusters
1987-1996 TMNT

Would've watched much more if I'd lived in the USA instead of Sweden, making it easier to watch all those series. In Sweden, you needed cable TV or parabolic antenna to watch most of those series.

Thankfully, the Internet exists and now I can watch animated action-adventure and enjoy many of them (don't care for things like Disney anymore).
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Old 08-26-2017, 10:14 AM   #7
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It's hard to remember them all, but the ones I liked the most were the following:

TMNT 1987
Kenan and Kel
Biker Mice from Mars
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog
The Flintstones
Batman 1960s tv series
The Den (Irish children's tv strand)
Extreme Ghostbusters
James Bond Jr
The Brady Bunch
The Girl from Tomorrow
Animals of Farthing Wood
Noah's Island
Willy Fogg
The Perils of Penelope Pitstop
Dastardly and Muttley
Tom and Jerry
The Simpsons
Scooby Doo
Looney Tunes
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
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Raphael: Shrewd move, Donatello. If we ignore the problem, it might go away by itself. (from The Mean Machines)

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Old 08-26-2017, 11:46 AM   #8
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And since I could only have that recorded on VHS...

About half the PBS program.

Dragon Tales
Zoobumafoo (or however tf it's spelled!)
Sagwa the Chinese Siamese Cat

...We didn't have cable.

Eventually Kids WB got added in.
So that included
Xiaolin Showdown

And when we WERE able to watch cable, such as if we were on vacation.
Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy
Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends
(those were pretty much the two that I liked, I can't recall much for the others)
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Old 08-26-2017, 11:55 AM   #9
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Oh geez- what DIDN'T I watch? I'll try to remember as many as I can here:

FW TMNT (of course)
Batman: TAS
Spider-Man TAS
X-Men: TAS
Tale Spin
Darkwing Duck
Mysterious Cities of Gold (yes I remember it too!)
Belle and Sebastian
Dungeons and Dragons
Loony Toons
Captain Planet
G.I. Joe
Pinky and the Brain
Tiny Toon Adventures
Muppet Babies
CBS Storybreak
Denver the Last Dinosaur
Cowboys of MOO Mesa
Brave Star
Real Ghostbusters
World of David the Gnome
Rescue Rangers
Batman Beyond
Static Shock
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends
Pole Position
Street Sharks
Pirates of Dark Water
Garfield and Friends
Inspector Gadget
Where Is Carmen San Diego
Ghostbusters(the other one)
Back to the Future
Bill and Ted
Teen Wolf
Reading Rainbow
Scooby Doo
Pink Panther
King Arthur and the Knights of Justice

.....and I'm sure there are more, LOL!
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Old 08-26-2017, 01:04 PM   #10
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I have many but am too lazy to recall all of them. Off the top of my head, I have Tom and Jerry and Batman Beyond.
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Old 08-26-2017, 02:07 PM   #11
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I was a 90s kids so I watched most 90s shows.

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With the exception of 90's Nick shows, I've seen virtually everything.
You missed out, 90s Nick was its golden age.
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Old 08-26-2017, 06:08 PM   #12
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I'd say that was the early days, back in the 80's when it was first introduced. So many great shows on then. It was the FIRST network AIMED specifically at kids. Who could forget the early days of "You Can't Do That..." or "Double Dare"? By the 90's, it had already spawned both Nick Jr. for the pre-school crowd, and Nick At Night for the older nostalgic adults(shows like Mister Ed, Lassie, and the like), so had drifted a bit from the original idea.
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Old 08-26-2017, 06:21 PM   #13
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There are so many to mention, and a lot of what's already been said.

To add some not yet mentioned... of course Fraggle Rock! Also things like, in no particular order, The Wuzzles, Zoobilee Zoo, Shirt Tales, Gummi Bears, Dave Coulier's Nick show Out of Control, and what oldies here remember Pinwheel?
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Old 08-26-2017, 06:37 PM   #14
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YES! To all of those. Nick was one of my "best friends" growing up, as it was launched when I was still young enough to appreciate all those shows aimed at younger viewers, but old enough to also start getting into the ones for older kids, too. Pinwheel was never a favorite of mine, but I still remember the theme song, LOL!
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Old 08-26-2017, 08:22 PM   #15
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Let's see...I'll most likely be leaving out some I'm sure but these are the ones that first spring to mind:

Disney Afternoon Shows were gold to me. My family had a limited amount of screen time we could watch on weekdays but since I would do my homework while watching TV (and still pull good grades) my mom would allow me domination over the television for the whole block. So I would watch:
Ducktales, Chip n dale Rescue Rangers, Gummi Bears, Talespin, Darkwing Duck, Goof Troop, Bonkers, Gargoyles, Mighty Ducks, Quack Pack, Little Mermaid, Timon and Pumbaa, and Aladdin. And honestly, with a few exceptions, most of these I still enjoy.

Watched TMNT naturally and Fraggle Rock, Rainbow Brite, My Little Pony, Thundercats, Beetlejuice, Captain Planet, Secret Life of Alex Mack, Under the Umbrella Tree, Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Conan and the Young Warriors, Reboot, Muppet Babies, Garfield and Friends, Scooby doo, Inspector Gadget...

I got into anime when I was late in high school but mainly Dragonball Z, Sailor Moon and Inuyasha. Dabbled in Death Note in college.
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Old 08-26-2017, 08:39 PM   #16
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I'm going to start my list with some of the earliest shows I remember watching and move up from there.

The busy world of richard scary
david the gnome
A show with a guy who played guitar and lived in a tree
a show with a guy a woman and an elephant
looney toons
My little pony
My little pony tales
darkwing duck
rescue rangers
gummi bears
mighty ducks
goof troop
muppet babies
care bears
fraggle rock
little mermaid
street sharks
timon and pumbaa
the mask
quack pack
wild west cowboys of moo mesa
bump in the night
real ghostbusters
wish kid
attack of the killer tomatos
the weekenders
pepper ann
jungle cubs
road rovers
king of the hill
teachers pet
back to the future
where's waldo
booby's world
life with louie
all dogs go to heaven the series
what a mess
the new adventures of winnie the pooh
denver the last dinosaur
garfield and friends

Non toons-

Adventures in wonderland
under the umbrella tree
welcome to pooh corner
dumbo's circus
kids incorporated
flash forward (disney)
brotherly love
smart guy
boy meets world
sister sister
even stevens
zoombilee zoo
brothers garcia
secret world of alex mack
clarissa explains it all
Salute your shorts
hey dude
all that
power rangers
the new addams family
saved by the bell
Step by step
full house
family matters

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Old 08-26-2017, 11:47 PM   #17
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It might be hard to remember all of them, but I'll give it a go...

TMNT '87
Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers
Darkwing Duck
Captain Planet
Muppet Babies
Care Bears
My Little Pony: The Movie
Looney Tunes
Old Disney shorts(Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto)
Batman: The Animated Series
X-Men: The Animated Series
Spider-man: The Animated Series
Tiny Toon Adventures
Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego
Garfield and Friends
Magic School Bus

Here are live-action shows I loved...

Lamb-Chop's Play Along
Mr. Know It Owl
Sesame Street
Full House
Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
Xena: Warrior Princess
Power Rangers
Star Trek

And I'll throw in some movies just for the heck of it...

Cool Runnings
Little Giants
3 Ninjas movies
Mighty Ducks trilogy
It's a Wonderful Life
Beau Geste
The Little Princess

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Old 08-27-2017, 05:05 AM   #18
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TV Shows
Saturday Night Live
Mad TV
The Simpsons
Family Guy
South Park
Beavis and Butthead
King of the Hill
Celebrity Deathmatch
Married... with Children
Saved by the Bell
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
That 70s Show
Malcolm in the Middle

Hey Arnold!
Superman: The Animated Series
Big Bad Beetleborgs
Pepper Ann
Mummies Alive
Batman Beyond
Archie's Weird Mysteries
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
The Legend of Tarzan
Static Shock
X-Men: Evolution
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003)
Sonic X
Xiaolin Showdown
The Batman
Johnny Test
Legion of Superheroes

Uncool Kiddy Shows
The Magic School Bus
The Berenstain Bears
Dragon Tales
Clifford the Big Red Dog
Sagwa The Chinese Siamese Cat
Seven Little Monsters
George Shrinks
Sesame Street
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Between the Lions
Barney and Friends
Blue's Clues
The Big Comfy Couch
The Noddy Shop

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Old 08-27-2017, 06:19 PM   #19
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Jeez! How do you people remember all of this?
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Old 08-28-2017, 03:33 AM   #20
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So many:

-TMNT (1987)
-The Animals of Farthing Wood
-Noah's Island
-Big Kids
-My Parents are Aliens
-Home Farm Twins
-The Clangers
-The Herbs
-The Tellitubbies
-The Tweenies
-The Moomins
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