The years of Whitney, Tiffany and Phil Collins. The years off top selling songs and TV classics
13 year old genius becomes a doctor. The plot was slightly unbelievable, but when you get over that, the tales of Doogie, girlfriend Wanda and best mate Vinnie had teenagers hooked.
Emu’s Pink Windmill Show
(There’s somebody at the door…) – This show had Rod Hull and Emu, Grotbags (who doesn’t seem quite as scary now as she did then), a whole cast of singing stage school kids and a strange game with shopping trollies.
Fraggle Rock (All together now….”chase your cares away, worries for another day…” )
These Jim Henson creatures and their friends the Doozers, live in a secret world under a lifehouse and they’re coming back in a 2009 film. We can’t wait!
Prince Adam by day and saviour of the Universe on the side, He-Man constantly battled evil Skeletor. He-Man and the Masters of the Universe was one of the first shows to be created with selling toys in mind.
Watch classic He-Man
This loveable robot was meant to perform the Wilburforce families housework, but instead used his magic powers for adventures across time and space. The special effects were not quite up to Star Wars standards, but we still loved him.
See Metal Mickey
Saved by The Bell
Who could forget the exploits of Zac and Screech? In 1989 we were hooked on this. What happened to the gang? Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Zac) went on to star in NYPD Blue, and Mario Lopez (Slater) has recently been Dancing With The Stars.
Watch part of an episode
Two children from a poor Harlem neighbourhood are taken in by a rich family living on Park Avenue. This sitcom had a heartwarming message, catchy theme tune and Gary Coleman saying “Wha’choo talkin’ ’bout, Willis?” at least twice an episode.