1980s British Kids TVby Jonathan-28 | created - 29 Jul 2016 | updated - 5 months ago | Public
Shows I watched when I was a kid!
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2. Bagpuss (1974)
15 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Bagpuss and his friends are toys in a turn of the century shop for 'found things'. When young Emily brings them a new object, the toys come to life to work out what the strange new thing ... See full summary »
3. Vicky the Viking (1974– )
23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Long ago, in a little Viking Village called Flake, young Wickie lives a happy life. His father, Halvar, is the chief of the Vikings, and would have liked a son a little more courageous. So,... See full summary »
5. Mr. Men (1974–1983)
7 min | Animation, Short, Family
The Mr Men are a whole host of brightly colored characters that live in Misterland. All of them have names like Mr Happy, Mr Clumsy and Mr Greedy and their appearance and personality match their name. Narrated by Arthur Lowe.
Star: Arthur Lowe
8. Rentaghost (1976–1984)
25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Harold and Ethel Meaker live in South Ealing and run 'Rentaghost' where they rent ghosts out to the public. Over the years many ghosts came and went but the main Rentaghost crew consisted ... See full summary »
10. Just William (1976– )
30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
William Brown is the story concentrate of an English boy. No matter what trouble his elders, and worse, the insufferable "good girl" Violet Elizabeth Bott, who manages to enforce her ... See full summary »
11. Jamie and the Magic Torch (1976–1979)
10 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When Jamie shines his Magic Torch on the floor of his bedroom a hole appears, leading Jamie and Wordsworth the sheepdog to the psychedelic fantasy world of Cuckooland.
13. Bod (1975– )
TV-Y | 15 min | Animation, Family, Music
The adventures of a little boy called Bod, who lives in a town with his friends Aunt Flo, P.C. Copper, Frank the Postman and Farmer Barleymow. Each episode also featured Alberto Frog and his Amazing Animal Band.
14. Ivor the Engine (1976–1977)
5 min | Animation, Family
In the 'top, left hand corner of Wales' runs an archaic railway line staffed by such characters as Jones the Steam and Dai Station. Their pride is Ivor, the steam engine with a will of his ... See full summary »
16. Chorlton and the Wheelies (1976– )
12 min | Animation, Family
A wonderfully eccentric series about Chorlton, a happy-go-lucky dragon (named after a suburb of Manchester) who unintentionally foils the evil schemes of a mad Welsh 'Kettle Witch' who tries to stop wheelie people having fun.
Star: Joe Lynch
20. The Red Hand Gang (1977– )
30 min | Adventure, Family
70s TV show about a gang of kids called "The Red Hand Gang". Each episode was an exciting tale about various adventures and escapades that the gang encountered. Everything from Cops 'n ... See full summary »
26. Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo (1979–1982)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and Scooby-Doo travel from town to town in their van, The Mystery Machine, solving cases of hauntings, monsters and unexplained occurrences. Joining the gang is ... See full summary »
27. The Moomins (1977–1982)
9 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
A stop-motion animated children's television series, often referred to as the Fuzzy Felt Moomins, based on the stories and illustrations by the Finnish author Tove Jansson.
30. Metal Mickey (1980–1983)
30 min | Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Metal Mickey was a robot built by young Ken to do chores around the house. Ken was the eldest child of a typical British family--well, almost typical. Metal Mickey was endowed with a number... See full summary »
31. Button Moon (1980– )
11 min | Family
Mr Spoon and his family live on Junk Planet. He travels in his baked bean tin spaceship across blanket sky to Button Moon. There he meets many strange characters and watches stories unfold on other planets using his telescope.
Star: Robin Parkinson
32. The Smurfs (1981–1990)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
The Smurfs are little blue creatures that live in mushroom houses in a forest inhabited mainly by their own kind. The smurfs average daily routine is attempting to avoid Gargomel, an evil man who wants to kill our little blue friends.
33. Danger Mouse (1981–1992)
TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Danger Mouse, the greatest secret agent in the world, must follow Colonel K's orders (and try not to break Professor Squawkencluck's inventions) to foil Baron Greenback's and his henchman Stiletto's plans.
37. Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds (1981– )
24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In 17th century France, young Dogtanian travels to Paris to fulfill his ambition to become one of the King's Musketeers. He befriends Athos, Porthos and Aramis and falls in love with Juliette. A doggy version of the tale.
39. Around the World with Willy Fog (1981– )
TV-G | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A furry version of Jules Verne's classic adventure story of a British gentleman's challenge to circumnavigate the world in 80 days.
40. Educating Marmalade (1981– )
15 min | Comedy
Marmalade Atkins is the naughtiest girl in the world. In fact, she's so wicked that her parents and social worker decide that the only thing to do with her is to blast her into space. But, ... See full summary »
41. The Mysterious Cities of Gold (1982–1983)
TV-Y7 | 28 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A trio of kids must search throughout 16th Century South America for personal answers linked to the legendary El Dorado.
42. No 73 (1982–1988)
The team moved from the house "No 73" to a Wild West theme park for the last 2 series and welcomed a host of new presenters including Rob Debenham as the out of work actor turned builder. ... See full summary »
43. He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983–1985)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The most powerful man in the universe, He-Man, goes against the evil forces of Skeletor to save the planet Eternia and to protect the secrets of Castle Grayskull.
47. Alvin & the Chipmunks (1983–1990)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Three chipmunk brothers, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore. The trio have been adopted by and are living with Dave (human). Each show finds the boys getting into trouble and new and unusual situations.
49. SuperTed (1983–1986)
10 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
In a toy factory, a newly-made teddy bear is put in a storeroom after being found to be defective. The teddy bear is found by a cosmic being from outer space known as Spotty Man, and Spotty... See full summary »
50. Bananaman (1983–1986)
5 min | Animation, Comedy, Family