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100 Lives of Black Jack Savage, The

1 9 9 1 (USA) 7 x 60 minute episodes On the Caribbean island of San Pietro in the 1790s, a pirate named Black Jack Savage (Steven Williams) is hanged. The ghost of Black Jack remains on the...

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 after-school ritual for many American kids in the 1980s. The show was...

4 Idle Hands

1 9 7 6 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes “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 workshy 16-year-old Mike Dudds (Phil Daniels) 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 was presented by Ross King and professional northerner Charlotte Hindle from...

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 Lips learned the hard way when he killed Metro City Police...

Abbott and Costello Cartoon Show, The

1 9 6 7 - 1 9 6 8 (USA) 39 x 30 minute episodes This animated series from Hanna-Barbera was based on the characters of comedians Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, stars of vaudeville, radio, movies...

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 on occasional weekday afternoons between 1972 to 1997. The specials began in...

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, pilots and specials from various production companies. ABC Saturday Superstar Movie was...

Ace of Wands

1 9 7 0 - 1 9 7 2 (UK) 46 x 25 minute episodes Debuting on 29 July 1970, Ace of Wands introduced Tarot (Michael Mackenzie), a young stage conjurer and escapologist of independent means whose youthful...

Action

1 9 6 6 (UK) 45 x 25 minute episodes DJ Peter Murray hosted this magazine programme from ATV aimed at 10 to 16-year-olds. The show featured comedy, fashion (presented by journalist Angela Huth), pop music, facts, nature and...

Action Man

1 9 9 5 - 1 9 9 6 (USA) 26 x 30 minute episodes "Action Man" (voiced by Mark Griffin) is the leader of the elite multinational strike force known as 'Action Force' which was established to...

Adam’s Family Tree

1 9 9 7 - 1 9 9 9 (UK) 20 x 25 minute episodes 12-year-old Adam was able to call upon his ancestors from throughout history to help him solve everyday problems. The title character was played...

Addams Family, The

1 9 7 3 (USA) 16 x 30 minute episodes This animated update of the live-action 1964 ABC series of the same name related the further adventures of the eccentric Addams family as they left their home on...

Addams Family, The

1 9 9 2 - 1 9 9 4 (USA) 21 x 30 minute episodes Another Hanna Barbera animated adaptation of the Addams Family characters originally seen in the 1964 live-action television series. Here the family lives in...

Adventure Island

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 7 2 (Australia) 1140 x 30 minute episodes Australian series Adventure Island was designed for an audience of young (five to seven years of age) children and grew out of an...

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 Perkins (Brent Oldfield) is the ingenious 12-year-old editor with a fertile imagination...

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 widowed mother Nancy (played by Lois Maxwell - Miss Moneypenny of James Bond fame) at a hunting...

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 and Dr Lawrence (Ronald Adam), a research scientist, battle the sinister...

Adventures of Ben Gunn, The

1 9 5 8 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes This series for children used the biggest film location devised to date by BBC Television, for the scenes on board ship. The "pre-sequel" to Treasure Island followed Ben Gunn...

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 of Five Oaks, Black Beauty was based very (very) loosely on the...

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‘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 episode "Listen very carefully, I shall say zees only once" "Good Moaning" -...

$1.98 Beauty Show, The

1 9 7 8 - 1 9 8 0 (USA) This spoof of beauty pageants (created by the production company of Chuck Barris and aired on NBC) saw six female contestants compete in categories of poise and...

$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 celebrity and one contestant step into this circle with a chance...

$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 show phenomenon. Sponsored by the Revlon lipstick company it was the first...

100 Lives of Black Jack Savage, The

1 9 9 1 (USA) 7 x 60 minute episodes On the Caribbean island of San Pietro in the 1790s, a pirate named Black Jack Savage (Steven Williams) is hanged. The ghost of Black Jack remains on the...