3-2-1 Contact

1 9 8 0 - 1 9 8 8 (USA) 108 x 30 minute episodes This educational science programme from PBS Children’s Television Workshop became something of an...

4 Idle Hands

1 9 7 6 (UK) “Maybe we’re not ready for the outside world.” “Is the outside world ready for us?” Life has never been easy for school-leavers, and...

8:15 from Manchester, The

1 9 9 0 - 1 9 9 2 (UK) Debuting on BBC1 on 21 April 1990, the Children's magazine programme The 8:15 from Manchester...

8th Man

1 9 6 5 (Japan) 1140 x 30 minute episodes You can destroy his body, but you can't keep a good crime fighter down. The villainous Saucer...

ABC After School Specials

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 9 7 (USA) ABC After School Specials were sixty-minute specials for young people, both dramatic and documentary, and were broadcast...

ABC Saturday Superstar Movie

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 7 4 (USA) Comedy, adventure, and science fiction themed Saturday morning fare in the form of hour-long animated movies,...

Ace of Wands

1 9 7 0 - 1 9 7 2 (UK) 46 x 25 minute episodes Tarot (Michael Mackenzie) was a young stage conjurer and escapologist, whose youthful...

Adventure Island

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 7 2 (Australia) 1140 x 30 minute episodes Adventure Island was designed for an audience of young (3 - 9 years...

Adventure Weekly

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 6 9 (UK) 13 x 20 minute episodes Five budding journalists set up a junior newspaper called the Adventure Weekly. Peter (Brent...

Adventures In Rainbow Country

1 9 6 9 (Canada/UK/Australia) 39 x 25 minute episodes 15-year-old Billy Williams and his younger sister Hannah lived with their mother Nancy (played by Lois Maxwell...

Adventures of a Jungle Boy

1 9 5 7  (UK) 13 x 30 minute episodes The exploits of Boy (Michael Carr Hartley), the young, orphaned survivor of an aeroplane crash, as he...

Adventures Of Black Beauty, The

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 7 4 (UK) 54 x 30 minute episodes Set in 1887 on a spacious English estate in the (fictitious) village...

Adventures of Captain Hartz, The

1 9 5 3 - 1 9 5 5 (USA) Adventure stories for children from ABC relating the adventures of Captain Hartz as he travelled to...

Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda, The

1 9 9 0 (USA/Italy) 33 x 30 minute episodes This animated variation on the classic 17th-century novel Don Quixote by Cervantes was produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions in conjunction...

Adventures of Fat Albert & The Cosby Kids, The

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 8 5 (USA) Based on Bill Cosby's comedy records from the 1960s, The Adventures of Fat Albert and The Cosby Kids featured...

Adventures of Garry Halliday, The

1 9 5 9 - 1 9 6 2 (UK) 50 x 25 minute episodes This children's Saturday serial from the BBC starred Terence Longdon as dashing pilot...

Adventures of Long John Silver, The

1 9 5 5 (Australia) 26 x 30 minute episodes In this Australian-made series - based very loosely on Robert Louis Stevenson's 1883 novel Treasure Island -...

Adventures of Noddy, The

1 9 5 5 - 1 9 5 6 (UK) 33 x 15 minute episodes                      

Adventures of Parsley, The

1 9 7 0 (UK) 32 x 5 minute episodes Parsley is a small very friendly lion who lives in an old deserted herb garden. This is...

Adventures of Peter Simple, The

1 9 5 7 (UK) 6 x 25 minute episodes This early BBC series was aimed at family audiences and recounted the adventures of the titular young...

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!!!! Beat, The

1 9 6 6 (USA) 26 x 30 minute episodes Hosted by the Nashville-based WLAC disc jockey Bill 'Hoss' Allen, The !!!! Beat featured a house band...

‘Allo ‘Allo

1 9 8 4 - 1 9 9 2 (UK) 55 x 30 minute episodes 26 x 25 minute episodes 3 x 45 minute episodes 1 x 35 minute...

$10,000 Pyramid, The

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 7 6 (USA) 4270 x 30 minute episodes "Keep your eye on this spot! You are about to see one...

$64,000 Question, The

1 9 5 5 - 1 9 5 8 (USA) Before the quiz show scandal of the late 1950s, The $64,000 Question was a high-stakes, nail-biting, ratings-topping game...

12 O’clock High

1 9 6 4 - 1 9 6 7 (USA) 78 x 60 minute episodes 12 O'clock High chronicled the adventures of the men of the...