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1.
The Dreamstone (1990 TV Series)
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Somewhere in the universe is a planet only visible to those who believe in it. On the sunny side lives the Old Dreammaker...
 
2.
David the Gnome (1985 TV Series)
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The fantastic adventures of David and his wife Lisa traveling around the world to save the animals and defeating the trolls. (30 mins.)
Director: Luis Ballester
 
3.
Thundercats (1985 TV Series)
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A team of humanoid cats fight evil in their adopted home world. (30 mins.)
 
4.
The Raccoons (1985 TV Series)
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The adventures of a family of Raccoons and their friends. (25 mins.)
 
5.
The Animals of Farthing Wood (1993 Mini-Series)
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A group of wild animal friends are forced to move to a park after humans drive them away from their old home. (25 mins.)
 
6.
Babar (1989 TV Series)
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The adventures of the King of the elephants, his family, and friends. (30 mins.)
 
7.
The Raggy Dolls (1986 TV Series)
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This features toys which have been thrown in a factory reject bin but come to life and have adventures... (5 mins.)
Stars: Neil Innes
 
8.
The Brollys (1990 TV Series)
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(15 mins.)
Director: Trevor Bond
 
9.
The Shoe People (1987 TV Series)
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This series follows the magical adventures of The Shoe People who live in their own magical land called Shoe Town. (5 mins.)
 
10.
The Demon Headmaster (1996 TV Series)
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Dinah Glass moves in with a new foster family and begins to attend the same school as her new foster brothers. But there is something very strange going on at the school. BBC adaptation of the children's novels by Gillian Cross. (25 mins.)
 
11.
Julia Jekyll and Harriet Hyde (1995 TV Series)
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(15 mins.)
Director: Albert Barber
 
12.
The Queen's Nose (1995 TV Series)
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Children's series about a magic coin that can grant wishes. (25 mins.)
 
13.
Ghostwriter (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A group of teenagers solve local crimes, capers and mysteries in town, with the help of their invisible friend.
Director: Susan Dansby
 
14.
Bernard's Watch (1997 TV Series)
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A young boy is given a watch that can stop time by "The Postman". (20 mins.)
 
15.
Brum (1991 TV Series)
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Brum is a car who loves to go around the city each day. Follow him as he helps save the day by identifying criminals, dances with people and sometimes even gets up to no good, only to be helpful later.
 
16.
The Magic Roundabout (1990 TV Series)
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More adventures of Dougal and the rest of the gang who gather at the magic roundabout. A batch of the original series episodes that had either not been broadcast or translated in Britain and were narrated by actor Nigel Planer.
 
17.
Fireman Sam (1987 TV Series)
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The adventures of a community fireman, Sam.
 
18.
Postman Pat (1981 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
This classic children's series follows the adventures of everyone's favourite postman as he carries out his mail rounds in the village of Greendale.
 
19.
Sooty (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
New 13-part series of the classic puppet series with a new presenter, Vicki, and a new cast member Miki...
Director: David Coyle
 
20.
DuckTales (1987 TV Series)
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The globe-trotting treasure-hunting money-making adventures of billionaire Scrooge McDuck and his nephews. (23 mins.)
 
21.
The Flintstones (1960 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The misadventures of two modern-day Stone Age families, the Flintstones and the Rubbles. (30 mins.)
 
22.
Alvin & the Chipmunks (1983 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Three chipmunk brothers, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore. The trio have been adopted by and are living with Dave (human). Each show finds the boys getting into trouble and new and unusual situations. (30 mins.)
 
23.
Noddy (1998 TV Series)
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A young boy named Noddy makes new friends and goes on lots of adventures. (30 mins.)
 
24.
Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers (1989 TV Series)
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Disney's fun-loving chipmunks are reimagined as the leaders of a team of detectives/crime-fighters, rounding out the team are two mice, Gadget Hackwrench and Monterey Jack and Zipper, a fly. (22 mins.)
 
25.
ZZZap! (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A children's TV sketch show using the premise of comic book with iconic characters such as Daisy Dares you, the hands and more!
 
26.
Art Attack (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An educational series presenting various art project suggestions and creations.
 
27.
Nightmare (1992)
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Director: Minoru Matsui
 
28.
Gamesmaster (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Computer game show. (30 mins.)
 
29.
The Crystal Maze (1990 TV Series)
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A team of 6 contestants play a series of physical, mental, skill and mystery games across 4 themed zones gaining as many crystals as possible which determine how many seconds they get as they attempt to win a prize inside the Crystal Dome. (60 mins.)
 
30.
Round the Twist (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Tony Twist and his three children - thirteen year old twins Pete and Linda and seven year old Bronson... (25 mins.)
 
31.
Wizadora (1993 TV Series)
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The adventures of a (not very good) trainee witch and her friends. (10 mins.)
 
32.
Bananas in Pyjamas (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The many adventures of full-size bananas, B1 and B2. They live on Cuddles Avenue which is also home to three Teddies (Amy, Lulu and Morgan) and a sneaky Rat-in-a-Hat.
 
33.
Dr. Zitbag's Transylvania Pet Shop (1994 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Tony Barnes
 
34.
Where's Waldo? (1991 TV Series)
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The animated adventures of Waldo and his friends from the Where's Waldo book series. (30 mins.)
 
35.
Bangers and Mash (1988 TV Series)
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Two fun loving, young Chimps called Bangers and Mash get up to all sorts of antics. Usually their mischievous ways cause headaches for their family at No 3, Tree Street and the local residents of Chimpton. (5 mins.)
Director: Ian Sachs
 
36.
The Adventures of Rupert Bear (1970 TV Series)
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(11 mins.)
 
37.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The most powerful man in the universe, He-Man, goes against the evil forces of Skeletor to save the planet Eternia and to protect the secrets of Castle Grayskull. (30 mins.)
 
38.
Thunderbirds (1965 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In the 21st century, the Tracy family operate a unique private mechanized emergency response service. (50 mins.)
 
39.
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In addition to fighting evil, Superman has a burning romance with Lois Lane in both his identities. (46 mins.)
 
40.
The Amazing Spider-Man (1977 TV Series)
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With the powers given by the bite of a radioactive spider, a young man fights crime as a wall-crawling superhero. (60 mins.)
 
42.
Paddington Bear (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The adventures of a bear named Paddington and his adoptive family, The Browns in London, along with their visiting American relative. (30 mins.)
 
43.
TaleSpin (1990 TV Series)
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Baloo the Bear from the Jungle Book is cast as a 1930's Pacific Islands bush pilot. (30 mins.)
 
44.
Jimbo (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Eddie Nicart
 
45.
The Smurfs (1981 TV Series)
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The Smurfs are little blue creatures that live in mushroom houses in a forest inhabited mainly by their own kind. The smurfs average daily routine is attempting to avoid Gargomel, an evil man who wants to kill our little blue friends. (30 mins.)
 
46.
Bananaman (1983 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Stupid, but well-meaning and super-strong super-hero, Bananaman gets his strength from eating bananas... (5 mins.)
 
47.
Rosie & Jim (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Rosie and Jim are two rag dolls that magically come to life when no-one is looking. They explore different aspects of Great Britain as they travel along the canal network aboard the narrow-boat "Ragdoll" with the boat's owner. (15 mins.)
Director: Douglas Wilcox
 
48.
Tots TV (1993 TV Series)
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Three rag doll puppets live together in a countryside cottage: Tilly, a French girl, with red hair, who speaks in basic French; Tom, a blue haired boy with glasses; and Tiny, the green-haired youngest Tot.
 
49.
Hurricanes (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Traveling soccer team that encounters new Teams and hurdles at each stop! (30 mins.)
Director: Stan Phillips
 
50.
Mighty Max (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Max, a 12 year old boy, finds a magical cap that can teleport him across dimensions. (30 mins.)
 
51.
Biker Mice from Mars (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When three alien motorcycle riding mice are forced to leave their home planet of Mars thanks to the evil mining Plutarkians, they rebel against their enemies on planet Earth and the city of Chicago. (30 mins.)
 
52.
Tom & Jerry (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A man's quest for his father is thwarted many times by criminals of various stamps. (134 mins.)
Director: Kaladharan
 
53.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The adventures of a quartet of humanoid warrior turtles and their friends. (30 mins.)
 
54.
Mr. Men (1974 TV Series)
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The Mr Men are a whole host of brightly colored characters that live in Misterland. All of them have names like Mr Happy, Mr Clumsy and Mr Greedy and their appearance and personality match their name. Narrated by Arthur Lowe. (7 mins.)
 
55.
Pingu (1986 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
"Pingu finds himself in tricky and comical situations, but he always learns a lesson. Pingu spends is hays with his parents and baby sister, Pinga. Everyone in his town speaks ""Penguinese."" Laugh along and find out what happens. (5 mins.)
 
56.
Rosie & Jim (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Rosie and Jim are two rag dolls that magically come to life when no-one is looking. They explore different aspects of Great Britain as they travel along the canal network aboard the narrow-boat "Ragdoll" with the boat's owner. (15 mins.)
Director: Douglas Wilcox
 
57.
Tots TV (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Three rag doll puppets live together in a countryside cottage: Tilly, a French girl, with red hair, who speaks in basic French; Tom, a blue haired boy with glasses; and Tiny, the green-haired youngest Tot.
 
58.
Thomas & Friends (1984 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
This popular series follows the adventures of Thomas the Tank Engine and all of his engine friends on the Island of Sodor. (54 mins.)
 
59.
Popeye the Sailor (1960 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The continuing animated adventures of Olive Oyl, Wimpy, Swee'pea and Popeye. (30 mins.)
 
60.
Dungeons & Dragons (1983 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A group of kids are thrown into a fantasy world where they must search for a way home, armed with magic weapons that an evil tyrant wants. (30 mins.)
 
61.
The Smurfs (1981 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The Smurfs are little blue creatures that live in mushroom houses in a forest inhabited mainly by their own kind. The smurfs average daily routine is attempting to avoid Gargomel, an evil man who wants to kill our little blue friends. (30 mins.)
 
62.
The Fantastic Four (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
In this Marvel Comic adaption, four astronauts get bombarded with cosmic rays when an accident occurs... (90 mins.)
Director: Oley Sassone
 
63.
The Incredible Hulk (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A nuclear scientist is afflicted with the tendency to change into a powerful green monster under stress. (20 mins.)
 
64.
Mr Benn (1971 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Popular British children's animation series, repeated almost constantly since 1971. Mr Benn is the ordinary... (15 mins.)
Director: David McKee
Stars: Ray Brooks
 
65.
Woof! (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young boy becomes a dog from time to time. (30 mins.)
 
66.
The Adventures of Spot (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The adventures of Spot, a little yellow puppy and his family and friends. (5 mins.)
 
67.
It's Itsy Bitsy Time (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Anthology of short animations aimed at preschoolers.
 
68.
ChuckleVision (1987 TV Series)
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Crazy antics ensue when Barry and Paul Chuckle get into various exaggerated situations. (20 mins.)
 
69.
Jumanji (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Sister and brother Judy and Peter move to a new house with Aunt Nora. In the attic, they find an unusual board-game... (22 mins.)
 
70.
You Bet! (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Celebrities gamble on the outcome of a challenge performed by members of the public.
 
71.
Gladiators (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Members of the public are pitted against superfit Gladiators in trials of strength, speed and stamina. (60 mins.)
 
72.
Rescue 911 (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
William Shatner hosts this television show, featuring dramatic reenactments of situations leading to emergency calls to 9-1-1. (60 mins.)
 
73.
Crime Traveller (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Detective Jeff Slade teams up with scientist Holly Turner, whose late father has created a time machine that can travel back several hours. Together they solve mysteries using the device. (50 mins.)
 
74.
Big Break (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
General knowledge game show where contestants team up with snooker stars testing their skill against the clock. (30 mins.)
Director: Duncan Cooper
 
75.
Strange But True? (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Michael Aspel explores stories of the unexplained. (30 mins.)
 
76.
Robot Wars (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Knockout competition between deadly robots designed and controlled by contestants. There's chainsaws, spikes, and lots of flying metal. (45 mins.)
Director: Paul Kirrage
 
77.
Fort Boyard (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
It's a game show where two teams take on each other in various tasks. They normally have a time limit and whoever wins gets to go in the tigers cage to win money. (100 mins.)
 
78.
Kenan & Kel (1996 TV Series)
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Kenan and Kel. Two best friends who live in Chicago are always dragged down by Kenan's get rich quick schemes while orange soda loving buddy Kel is dragged along but tends to mess things up (30 mins.)
 
79.
Donkey Kong Country (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Donkey Kong and his sidekick, Diddy Kong, star in a new computer-generated rendition of the classic video game... (30 mins.)
Director: Mike Fallows
 
80.
Noel's House Party (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Set in Noel Edmonds' fictitious grand house in the equally fictitious town of Crinkley Bottom, the show... (50 mins.)
 
81.
Finders Keepers (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Contestants try to find pictures in a hidden picture puzzle, then go on a scavenger hunt throughout an eight-room house. (30 mins.)
Director: Kevin Gill
 
82.
Fox's Fun House (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A kid's game show that pitted two teams of two players each. The contestants had to answer trivia questions and participate in challenges... (30 mins.)
Director: Joseph Behar
 
83.
Playbus (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Educational pre-school fun with classic characters such as Why Bird, Peggy Patch and Poppy.
Director: Helen Sheppard
 
84.
Sesame Street (1983 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An Israel version of Sesame Street. (30 mins.)
 
85.
Get Your Own Back (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Fast-paced slapstick game show between children and their parents or teachers. (15 mins.)
Director: Peter Leslie
 
86.
To Me, to You! (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Game show with junior contestants hosted by the Chuckle Brothers. (30 mins.)
 
87.
Byker Grove (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Byker Grove follows the lives and relationships of a group of young people who are members of a youth club. (30 mins.)
 
88.
Grange Hill (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The long running television series of the Grange Hill Comprehensive School, and the children's everyday lives. (30 mins.)
 
89.
Bodger and Badger (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Odd job man Simon Bodger has a highly unusual pet and best friend, a badly behaved, beret-wearing, talking Badger - who LOVES mashed potatoes. Bodger tries a variety of jobs but Badger is always getting him into messy trouble. (15 mins.)
 
90.
Spooks of Bottle Bay (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Childrens puppet show of ghosts in Bottle Bay
 
91.
The Riddlers (1986 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Director: Chris Ryder
 
92.
Alphabet Castle (1993 TV Series)
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(8 mins.)