Old TV shows that no one you talk to remembers.

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Re: Old TV shows that no one you talk to remembers.

Post by Megamixer » Wed Feb 17, 2016 2:59 pm

Elmer the Patchwork Elephant
Spider in the Bath
Zzap
Huxley Pig
Reboot
Space Precinct

Stuff I watched in the early-mid 90's. I'm guessing people on here will remember these but there's no chance of anybody I know having a clue what I'm going on about.
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Post by David » Wed Feb 17, 2016 3:02 pm

Ha I remember Huxley Pig my brother had a book of that when he was a toddler

The Little Green Man

Sport Billy

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Post by Megamixer » Wed Feb 17, 2016 3:04 pm

How about the Poddington Peas? Apparently I watched this when I was only a year or two old but even I can't remember it :oops: :lol:
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Post by David » Wed Feb 17, 2016 3:08 pm

I still remember the song

Mainly cause a girl in my school looked like a Poddington pea

Another girl looked like one of the Ratties (there's another obscurity)

Doo Doo dodo RAT RAT RAT RAT! Doo Doo dodo RAT RAT RAT RAT!

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Post by David » Wed Feb 17, 2016 3:09 pm

What about Puddle Lane, or The Riddlers

Victoria Beckham looks like the girl Riddler. Or the dragon thing from neverending story

Oooh, or Round the Bend!

Or the Australian show Round The Twist

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Post by silvergunner » Wed Feb 17, 2016 4:33 pm

Good old ratties. Certainly would not of been as good without the voice of Spike Milligan.

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Re: Old TV shows that no one you talk to remembers.

Post by aztecca » Wed Feb 17, 2016 4:37 pm

Wizbit
The white room (great music show on c4 from mid 90's)
Sledgehammer
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Post by The Hardest of All Freds » Wed Feb 17, 2016 5:08 pm

Winjin Pomm - about a sentient campervan
Chicken Minute - channel 4 weirdness
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Post by Treguard » Thu Feb 18, 2016 4:33 am

aztecca wrote:Wizbit
The white room (great music show on c4 from mid 90's)
Sledgehammer
Great shout for Sledgehammer! Though the reason no-one remembers Wizbit is due to a collective agreement between the whole population that it is NEVER MENTIONED AGAIN.

Actually there was a girl at our junior school who had something of a muffin top and so she looked a bit triangular. She got called Wizbit for years. Kids are cruel...

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Post by Megamixer » Thu Feb 18, 2016 2:53 pm

David wrote:Or the Australian show Round The Twist
I remember watching this on CBBC I think in the 90's. Got the theme song in my head now so cheers for that...
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Post by Liamh1982 » Thu Feb 18, 2016 4:53 pm

The Hardest of All Freds wrote:Chicken Minute - channel 4 weirdness
Was that the puppet show with an alligator singing about the bayou?

If so, I liked that. Weird... but good.

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Post by Katzkatz » Fri Feb 19, 2016 2:31 am

Treguard wrote:
aztecca wrote:Wizbit

Actually there was a girl at our junior school who had something of a muffin top and so she looked a bit triangular. She got called Wizbit for years. Kids are cruel...
Ha. Ha. This a way. Ha. Ha. That a way. Ha. Ha. My oh my. :lol:

Yeah, I remember Wizbit, and it featured infamous Paul Daniels. Those puzzles and riddles. It was a strange show.

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Fri Feb 19, 2016 3:12 am

I remember Wizbit, one of those odd shows my sister/nieces used to watch, but couldn't remember his magic word (and I can't help but wonder if Wizbit was in any way named after Sooty's magic incantation of 'Izzy Wizzy let's get busy').

Googling it, turns out Paul Daniels still owns the rights to the characters and designs. Looking at kids' TV now, it would probably still work as a show.
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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sat Feb 20, 2016 12:34 pm

Liamh1982 wrote:
The Hardest of All Freds wrote:Chicken Minute - channel 4 weirdness
Was that the puppet show with an alligator singing about the bayou?

If so, I liked that. Weird... but good.
That's the one - and the chicken was the "popcorn cooking queen", think it was made by Jim Henson's company? I remember one episode where all the clocks stopped working, and they sang a freaky song about being "lost in time", scared the crap out of me as a nipper!
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Post by goldenone » Sat Feb 20, 2016 5:48 pm

djcarlos wrote:
goldenone wrote:Here's another for you that's just sprung to mind:

It was a lunchtime show on ITV that I remember being similar to Jackanory called something like We'll tell you a story presented by Christopher Lillicrap.
I delivered a pizza to Christopher Lillicrap in 1998.
That is just the coolest thing I've heard in a long while as nobody I speak to has a clue who Christopher Lillicrap is!

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