It’s Cartoon Week here at GB Posters and we wanted to take a trip down memory lane to celebrate our offering of 30% off all Cartoons!
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We asked the GB Posters team what they used to watch as a child. No problems remembering – just getting them to stop is the hard part!
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“Scooby doo, but I still watch that in a morning now, along with Spongebob. Cat Dog – god I miss that show. Pinky and the Brain – I was a bit old for this!!… I think. Super Ted – Amazing. The Racoons – More amazing than Superted, but Cyril Sneer is on a par with Darth Vader as the scariest villain ever! Also, Thundercats!”
“Well I reckon mine will be more recent than everyone else’s- BUT my favourite kids TV program was Dick and Dom in da Bungalow, I used to love that program and would get up and watch it every Saturday and Sunday morning. Loved the creamy muck muck they used to throw at each other and the cat that has day trips around the country.”
“I loved (it’s actually love I’m still a big kid) Tom and Jerry. The beautiful thing about these is that they don’t age and now I watch them with my 2 and half year old daughter who is shouting at the telly “Careful Jerry!”
“Always a bit of Postman Pat for me, The Wombles and the Magic Roundabout- with a special love for Dougal the dog. I was always up so early that I sat watching the girl with the chalkboard and the clown until it came on…Showing my age now!”
“I was a big fan of Thundercats – I even had a plastic, light up, Sword of Omens. Sight beyond sight and all of that…”
“Mr Ben…loved it! As a child I never realised there were only 14 episodes.”
“I recall liking Play School quite a lot, prompting me to wonder, when I got there, why real school wasn’t as fun, no Big Ted or Little Ted, no Floella Benjamin…consequently real school was an eternal disappointment.
As a cartoon, Muppet Babies was so memorable due to the catchy theme tune and constant suspense of wondering if you’d ever see the Nanny’s face who looked after them…of course, you never did. Then there was Thundercats…epic.”
“My favourite Kid’s TV show was WOOF, I loved the little doggie and always wanted to have the ability to become a dog….”
“Button Moon – the most psychedelic thing I have ever seen. A man with wooden spoon arms who goes to the moon in a tin of beans!? What’s not to like?”
“Babapapa, Barbar the Elephant, Ludwig, The Mole, (know any of these yet… I doubt it!) Willo the Wisp, Wacky Racers, Scooby Doo, Flintstones, Tom & Jerry (LOVED them), The Adventures of Penelope Pitstop, Dastardly and Mutley, Pink Panther, Paddington bear, and the way he ate his marmalade sandwiches scrunching his little nose was fab.
I loved Top Cat, especially the opening credits. I used to really like ‘T.C.’s’ relationship with his gang – ‘Choo-choo’, ‘Benny the Ball’, ‘Fancy’ and the others, and of course with Officer Dibble – and when you know that the series drew elements from the Phil Silvers/Bilko show, with vocal talent (for Benny) coming from one of the actors who had the same sort of character, it makes it fun to watch as an adult too.
“Going Live! On a Saturday morning, in particular Trevor and Simon. Singing Corner was probably my favourite bit – swing your pants!”
“Jamie and His Magic Torch was awesome, super psychedelic adventures wherever he shone his torch. Loved it but chants of “Jamehhh, Jamehhh” accompanied me throughout my school years. Sport Billy was just quality, what couldn’t he fit in his little bag! Battle of the Planets. Awesome early Manga space adventures, Princess was hot, Cheop was bonkers.
Chorlton and the Wheelies. Another LSD fuelled kids programme from the 70s, dopey spotted dragon with a Lancashire accent and his fast little wheeled friends. Not forgetting the maniacal welsh witch that lived in a teapot and popped out of the ground at will. Also – Trapdoor!”
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