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Childrens television can be weird and the older stuff even weirder! Henry, Jeremy and Jennifer grab their cereal bowls and park themselves on the couch as they look back at pre-1995 kids TV and see if it as good, or as bad, as they remember.

Childrens television can be weird and the older stuff even weirder! Henry, Jeremy and Jennifer grab their cereal bowls and park themselves on the couch as they look back at pre-1995 kids TV and see if it as good, or as bad, as they remember.

Location:

United States

Description:

Childrens television can be weird and the older stuff even weirder! Henry, Jeremy and Jennifer grab their cereal bowls and park themselves on the couch as they look back at pre-1995 kids TV and see if it as good, or as bad, as they remember.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 23: Grange Hill

6/12/2021
A flashback inducing episode this week as Henry and Jenny are transported back to their school days in this very British, very 70s look at a first day of school. Embracing a more realistic, gritty view of school when compared to other shows, we learn that both kids and teachers can be little shits, first day of school can be confusing and the late 70s where not kind to childrens haircuts! Tucker rules!

Duration:00:51:49

Episode 22: Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars

5/29/2021
Captain Bucky O'Hare and the crew of the Righteous Indignation fight the evil Toad empire in this short lived 90s space opera based on the comics of the same name. Join us on the sofa this week as we remember that the 90s were way too colourful, green rabbits are not normal, and anthropomorphised cats shouldn't be sexy. Jenny rules!

Duration:00:45:41

Episode 21: Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds

5/15/2021
Woof! Classical literature but with dogs! We try and decide why this show was popular and if it really deserves a movie reboot. Join us for bad theme songs, surprisingly non-lethal sword fighting and too many doggy sounds. Yip!

Duration:00:52:20

Episode 20.5: X-Men Animated Series Watch Along

5/1/2021
We present another Watch Along episode! This week we are watching X-Men, The Animated Series, Season 1 Episode 3. We recommend that you watch along with us, you can find the episode online, just start the episode when we do. Enter Magneto!

Duration:00:39:21

Episode 20: The Flower Pot Men

4/17/2021
1952 here we come! It doesn't get much more retro than this! Possessed plant pots, animate flowers and magical boots help prove that television aimed at children has always been a bit weird! Idealised English suburbia rules!

Duration:00:46:26

Episode 19: Ulysses 31

4/3/2021
Greek mythology, in space! French writing and Japanese animation, what could go wrong? We zoom to the 31st Century to follow the adventures of Ulysses and his kids as they manage to annoy a pantheon of gods no one has heard from for thousands of years. The theme song rules!

Duration:00:53:53

Episode 18: Mary, Mungo and Midge

3/20/2021
Back to the 60s this week with this often forgotten British classic that has it all, modern architecture, talking animals, tea drinking builders, flute solos and a possibly demon-possessed young girl!

Duration:00:42:13

Episode 17: Jem and the Holograms

3/6/2021
A truly, truly outrageous episode this week as we are tackled in the face by this slice of the 80s. Join us at breakneck speed for multiple costume changes, big hair and unexpected music videos in this cartoon for the kids of the MTV generation! The Misfits rule!

Duration:01:03:09

Episode 16: The Tripods

2/20/2021
We dive in to the British cult classic The Tripods and experience some surprisingly good special effects, some suprisingly bad ones and terrifying alien war machines popping up like Ned Flanders from behind a tree. Post-apolacyptic living never looked so good!

Duration:01:02:04

Episode 15: Gargoyles

2/6/2021
Dodgy accents! Gravelly voices! Plot twists! Here on the couch this week we enjoy a healthy dose of 90s animation with the surprisingly deep Gargoyles by Disney. Now who do I talk to about getting Goliath to narrate my life? The princess sucks!

Duration:01:01:26

Episode 14: A.L.F.

1/23/2021
We stray in to sitcom territory this week as we watch 1986s A.L.F.! Join us and the furry brown alien as we experience bad child actors, generic 80s US teenagers and incompetent government officials!

Duration:00:50:56

Episode 13: Chuck Norris: Karate Kommandos

1/9/2021
Kee-Yah!! Welcome back to our second season on the sofa. We think Chuck Norris just might be in this short lived series of slow-assed karate moves, questionable child care and overly sincere teaching moments. Hiiiii-Yahhh!

Duration:00:47:02

Episode 12: Transformers

12/26/2020
There is more than meets the eye this week as Jeremy takes the lead for the phenomenon that is Transformers! Join us as the bad guys plan starts to make more sense, Optimus Prime lends the Decepticons a hand and a TV show hits Jeremy in the feels. Cereal viewers, roll out!

Duration:01:16:18

Episode 11: Rentaghost

12/12/2020
Who you gonna call? Er, Rentaghost? Join us on the couch as we drink in the '70s atmosphere, enjoy cutting edge graphics (for the '70s) and decide if jesters really are funny.

Duration:01:02:03

Episode 10: Fireman Sam

11/28/2020
This week we are off to the Welsh town of Pontypandy as Firefighters take pointless risks and some of them porbably shouldn't be in positions of authority. We can only apologise for our attempts at accents now!

Duration:00:53:37

Episode 9: Wacky Races

11/14/2020
Our first Hanna-Barbera outing! Will Dastardley ruin the race? Will Penelope get her wheels dry? Does that guys stearing wheel smell of feet? Who will win? Does anyone care?!

Duration:00:48:22

Episode 8: Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors

10/31/2020
Join us for the most Glam-Metal theme song, a surprisingly good sidekick and a whiny teenager in this extended television advert. Oon rules!

Duration:00:54:41

Episode 7: Henry's Cat

10/17/2020
Could Henry's Cat be the British answer to Garfield? Find out as we watch a yellow cat who is lazy, snarky and likes to eat. Sound familiar? We are also very grateful for our very first caller to the show!

Duration:00:46:25

Episode 6: Battle of the Planets

10/3/2020
The classic Battle of the Planets this week, the perfect mix of flared trousers, panty shots and a musical journey through the 70's. Join us this week as we don't believe they saved the day!

Duration:00:51:23

Episode 5: Knightmare

9/19/2020
We watched the classic Knightmare this week and learned that some fashion is not timeless and some shows are begging for a remake. Treguard Rules!

Duration:00:50:37