What was your fave tv show growing up?

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What was your fave tv show growing up?

Post by krusty40 » Sat Feb 21, 2009 5:10 pm

I dont mean cartoons people, what was the first tv show that you actually really enjoyed and looked forward to watching every day/week? it can be funny, dramatic, gripping etc. share with me!
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Post by paranoid marvin » Sat Feb 21, 2009 5:13 pm

Into the Labyrinth - couldnt get enough of it!
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Post by felgekarp » Sat Feb 21, 2009 5:22 pm

Think Of A Number, could Johnny Ball do no wrong?
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Post by Fred83 » Sat Feb 21, 2009 7:18 pm

Oz,sopranos,games master

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Post by Dunjohn » Sun Feb 22, 2009 10:36 am

I'm going to have to confess to being a recovering Trekkie. I was out of the heavy stuff by the time Enterprise was released - I think I've seen maybe four episodes of that - and I missed most of the later seasons of DS9 and Voyager, but in my school days I was in deep.

I still check out the movies and I have some season box sets, but not many. It's an ongoing process.
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Post by Rinoa » Sun Feb 22, 2009 11:28 am

I was (well, still am) a massive X-Files fan! Every Sunday evening I'd have it on on SkyOne :D

I've now got the complete collection on DVD :D
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Post by bonerlaw » Sun Feb 22, 2009 1:38 pm

Always looked forward to Friday nights after school to watch "Round the Bend"

Great kids entertainment, that would never be allowed today!
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Post by oldtimer » Sun Feb 22, 2009 3:47 pm

The Golden shot with Bob Monkhouse..
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Post by clarance » Sun Feb 22, 2009 4:30 pm

Pipkins is the first TV show I can remember really looking forward to, used to rush home from school to watch it at dinner time.

Playschool was the first thing I can remember where I lusted over the presenter, does that count?

Later on I remember runs of Harold Lloyd and Monkey on BBC2 both fascinating me and also creeping me out a bit.
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Post by Zetr0 » Sun Feb 22, 2009 4:31 pm

First would have to be

Star Trek on BBC2 6:30pm in 1980 (6 years old)

Buck Rogers

Dukes of Hazzard

Knight Rider

Panorama (I was a strange kid lol)
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Post by HEAVYface » Mon Feb 23, 2009 7:06 am

very ashamed to admit it. it was star trek, star trek:TNG. babylon 5 (anything sci fi)

it all kicked of at 6pm on bbc 2 and channel 4, great days

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Post by tekaotaku » Mon Feb 23, 2009 1:11 pm

As a kid, sundays would always be POB, the stupid fat face puppet who would breath/spit on the screen and write his name, "P....O.....B.....heheheheh"

And after that it was either Wurzel Gumage, Lost in Space or Land of the Giants.

When a bit older, I used to love watching ULTRAVIOLET on C4, a late night police/crime/vampire/drama, ran for 6 episode (or maybe 8) with Jack Davenport in it. Kind of cool, a british cop show but with a vampire twist, always wanted a follow up to this series becasue it ended kinda funny and open for a second series.
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Post by Kaptain_Von » Mon Feb 23, 2009 5:44 pm

I always looked forward to 'Tomorrow People' and reruns of the 50s 'Robin Hood' series and 'The Lone Ranger' that used to be shown on ITV during the kids programmes of the 70s. 'Planet of the Apes' was another series I would look forward to as was 'The Sweeney' (although I wasn't technically allowed to watch that but did so by watching from the landing through the bannisters :) ). By the late 70s it was 'Blakes 7' and 'Danger UXB' that were on my must see list.

As I got a bit older it was 'Dukes of Hazzard' and 'Buck Rogers' then in the 80s, 'The A-Team' and 'Blue Thunder' (I was probably the only viewer :) ).

Comedy-wise 'Monty Python' (thanks to my grandad for showing me the delights of surreal comedy), 'The Young ones', 'Only Fools and Horses', 'Blackadder', 'Not the Nine O'Clock News', 'A Kick up the 80s' were the absolute must sees.

It's amazing how much of an impact most of those must have had as I have many of the ones that have been released on DVD in my collection and frequently put one on for that warm fuzzy nostalgic feeling.
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Re: What was your fave tv show growing up?

Post by DreamcastRIP » Thu Feb 26, 2009 4:53 pm

TIZWAZ was one of my favourite programmes as a child. I was in the studio audience on three occasions and yes, the Phantom Flan Flinger got me, lol!
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Re: What was your fave tv show growing up?

Post by SirClive » Thu Feb 26, 2009 5:02 pm

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