| What Did You Watch On Tv As A Child?
Posted: 24-Sep-2004, 08:02 PM
Madman with a box
Realm: Midlothian, IL
| Some of these cartoons being mentioned are making me believe that I'm about eight or nine years old, sitting in the family room in my pj's and watching cartoons on a Saturday morning.
Speaking of Saturday morning, how could I forget the greatest Saturday morning program of all time:
Hulk Hogan, "Macho Man" Randy Savage, Andre The Giant, "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase, Sergeant Slaughter, Jake "The Snake" Roberts, George "The Animal" Steele, The Iron Sheik, Nikolai Volkoff, Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake, Junk Yard Dog, Tito Santana, The Hart Foundation, The British Bulldogs, Koko B. Ware...
They were not human beings to me. They were gods.
Inside this grown-up body, there is still a little Hulkamaniac...
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Posted: 24-Sep-2004, 08:54 PM
The Gypsy Artist
Group: Celtic Princess
Realm: Wherever life takes me.
| I loved so many... All I can think of right now are (think young child):
I loved Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Alvin and the Chipmunks
I loved The Land of the Lost, but it was a newer version that didn't last long
Are You Afraid Of The Dark? (on SNICK)
Pirates of Dark Water
David the Gnome
The Care Bears
Rainbow Brite (hey it was the 80's)
I loved any animal shows like Jack Hanna's Animal Adventure
Dang, I'll have to think about it. I know there are so many more.
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If you judge people you have no time to love them. ~Mother Teresa
Posted: 25-Sep-2004, 02:08 PM
An American Guardian of the Realm
Realm: Fountain Valley, Calif.
|QUOTE (CelticRose @ 24-Sep-2004, 03:39 PM)|
| wow! stevenpd! You did watch a lot of TV. Sad thing is is that I watched most of those shows too, so I spent a lot of time in front of the telly too! Nowadays, parents won't allow kids to watch that much TV as we did when we were kids. But then shows are different now than they were when we were kids. |
So true, so true. I even remember two more that are not on my previous list: Soap and The Gong Show (Mean Gene, the Dancin' Machine) But I also found time to do other things.
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Posted: 27-Sep-2004, 09:24 AM
Group: Celtic Nation
Realm: North Carolina
|QUOTE (ANNHAM @ 26-Sep-2004, 08:30 PM)|
| I remember suffering through the last 5 or so mintues of Wild Kingdom |
"Jim has no idea that the huge Nile crocodile was stalking him. Closer and closer and then, with amazing speed, the brute makes its final lunge. Although Jim leaps out of the way, he still would have been a goner if it weren't for the lifeline tied around his waist. Fortunately, we were able to pull Jim out of harms way. With Mutual of Omaha as your lifeline, you too can be prepared to meet life's sudden emergencies. Mutual of Omaha..."
Wonder what good ole Jim's doing these days now that he doesn't have to sell insurance.
Ya'll drive safe and come back soon.
Posted: 27-Sep-2004, 11:27 AM
King of CelticRadio.net Jesters
Realm: Easton, PA
|QUOTE (stevenpd @ 24-Sep-2004, 03:18 PM)|
|QUOTE (CelticRose @ 24-Sep-2004, 12:03 PM)|
|QUOTE (Shamalama @ 24-Sep-2004, 11:17 AM)|
| Thanks CelticRose. I've spent ALL MORNING writing down the shows I used to watch, and haven't gotten anything done for my employer.|
I am a bad influence, aren't I?
I also watched anything to do with Wyle E Coyote and the Roadrunner.......beep beep....LOL
A terrible influence! After compiling this list, it has become blantantly obvious that I spent way too much time watching television!
Adam-12 ( . .One Adam-12, One Adam-12, 415 family at . . .)
All In The Family ( . . you meathead!)
Barney Miller (Fish)
Bozo the Clown (the Hokey Pokey)
Captain Kangaroo (with Mister Greenjeans)
Daktari (Clarence, the Cross-eyed Lion)
Emergency ( . . Station 51 . .)
Green Acres (Arnold, the pig)
I Dream of Jeannie
I Love Lucy
Kukla, Fran & Ollie
Laverne & Shirley
Leave It to Beaver
Lost in Space (Mister Smith)
Love, American Style
Man From U.N.C.L.E. (Illya Kuryakin)
McMillian & Wife
Mickey Mouse Club
Mork & Mindy (nanoo, nanoo)
My Friend Flicka
My Three Sons
Outer Limits ( . . we control the horizontal . .)
Paul Winchell (Knucklehead)
Polka Parade (with Dick Sinclair and brought to you by Farmer John.)
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
Saturday Night Live
Shari Lewis & Lambchop
Starsky & Hutch
The Addams Family
The Captain & Tennille Show
The Real McCoys
The Partridge Family
The Six Million Dollar Man
The Million Dollar Woman
The Hudson Brothers Show
The Smothers Brothers
The Rockford Files
Thunderbirds (roller skating)
Twilight Zone ( . . welcome to, the twilight zone.)
Waltons ( . . good night, John-boy.)
Wild, Wild West
WKRP In Cincinnati
Wondrful World of Disney
Bugs Bunny ( . . you monsters just lead such INTERESTING lives . .)
Felix the Cat
Heckle & Jeckle
Scooby Doo (first season)
Good list, but you missed Cecil the Seasick Sea Serpent and Howdy Doody!
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