10 Children’s Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

We all know the eighties was the decade of the best children’s shows ever! Just how spoilt were we?! Most of them we easily remember, then there are the odd ones we loved, but havr completely forgotten about, and can’t believe we’ve forgotten such a classic show! See how many of these beauties ring a bell?! And fill you with eighties nostalgia!

FB IMG 15276943782722299 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

1) Family Ness.

The adventures of a family of Loch Ness Monsters, the ‘Nessies’ and brother and sister, Elspeth and Angus, who are able to call the Nessie’s by using their ‘thistle whistles’.

There was tonnes of merchandise which accompanied this awesome five minute cartoon, annuals, stationary, calendars.

FB IMG 152789527091048042 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

Shown on the BBC from 1984 to 1985, and often shown on Saturday mornings. There was two series and twenty one episodes. All the Nessies had their own unique character, but I would say Baby Ness, is the most fondly remembered.

FB IMG 15276225281670590 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

2) The Puppy’s Further Adventures.

This American, Hanna-Barbera animation was shown from 1982 to 1984. Thirty minute episodes following the adventures of this super adorable pack of hounds.

FB IMG 15276225363283535 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

Petey, Dolly, Duke, Dash, Lucky. They were a group of very different characters, whose adventures took them to far off places, with fun always to be had.

Two series, and twenty one episodes. Was usually shown on Saturday mornings.

FB IMG 15276225983769920 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

3) The Telebugs.

Who remembers C.H.I.P and S.A.M.A.N.T.H.A. and B.U.G.?

The Telebugs, the adventures of these robots, stopping enemies and saving the day.

Ron Moody, best known for his portrayal of Fagin in Oliver Twist, provided his voice to this animation.

FB IMG 15276116892774733 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

Shown from 1986 to 1987. With three series, and a total of eighty six episodes. This was a popular show, loved by boys and girls, I remember it being played in the playground, with children playing the roles of the robots, and making up their very own adventures!

FB IMG 15276237704017114 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

4) Will Quack Quack.

This cartoon is a Welsh cartoon, called Wil Cwac Cwac (in Welsh) set in rural Wales. Seeing the goings on in Will Quack Quack’s life.

It was dubbed in English for ITV and was shown between 1982 to 1986. There are thirty episodes.

FB IMG 15276228020777283 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

There is an episode where Wil and his friends decided to help themselves to Wil’s Mother’s pancake mix, they end up making a big mess. Mother is not happy, and Wil and his friends are cleaned up under the garden pump, and they have to run around the garden until they are dry!

FB IMG 15276226693529369 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

5) Pullover.

A little boy who was afraid to go to bed, had a toy friend made for him by his Mum, to keep him safe at night, and to help him sleep. The Mum made the toy out of a pullover, hence the name.

There is a knitting pattern, which you can still get, to make your very own Pullover.

FB IMG 15276226821459972 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

After the little boy falls asleep, Pullover comes to life, and has adventures in the bedroom. Apart from a few words spoken by the boy at the beginning of the episode, usually reading a story, the rest is scored by music, as a sort of narration.

Can you believe only thirteen episodes were ever made! Made back in 1982.

FB IMG 15276109991188577 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

6) Mr Majeika.

Stanley Baxter plays the part of the teacher, who is no ordinary teacher. This teacher, Mr Majeika, is a Wizard.

Class three, at St Barty’s Primary School, literally have their lessons brought to life!

FB IMG 15276110063515865 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

One waggle of his hair is all it takes! He could turn people into frogs, or make things fly. With Mr Majeika the possibilities were endless.

Shown from 1988 to 1990. With a superb cast, including, Pat Coombs (Carry On films, You Only Live Twice) Miriam Margoyles (Harry Potter, Blackadder) and Adele Silver (Emmerdale, Hollyoaks).

FB IMG 15276227552833113 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

7) Willo The Wisp.

This 1981, BBC1 cartoon was narrated by the legendary Carry On films, star, Kenneth Williams. Who voiced all of the characters.

Set in Doyley Woods. With a ghostly light, Will-O-The-Wisp. Other characters, Arthur, Mavis Cruet, Evil Edna.

FB IMG 15276227495260736 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

There was two series, of fifty eight, five minute episodes made.

Kenneth Williams was just excellent with the voices, even now I can remember the way he voiced them. In true Kenneth style. Just brilliant!

FB IMG 15276946563594343 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

8) Around The World With Willy Fog.

A Spanish/Japanese animated adaptation, originally released in 1983. It came to CBBC in 1984, dubbed in English. With twenty six episodes of Willy’s travels.

FB IMG 15278885622908047 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

At a club Lord Guinness brings up an Article which states that it is possible to travel around the world in eighty days. The men laugh at him. Lord Guinness says if he was younger, he would prove it would be possible.

To defend Lord Guinness’s honor, Willy Fog says he will take up the task himself. The Bank Governor, Mr Sullivan, bets Fog £5,000 that it is impossible. Some other members at the club, chip in, bringing the total up to £20,000. Fog leaves that very evening. His adventures begins..

FB IMG 15276120420662678 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

9) The Flumps.

Grandpa, Father, Mother, Posie, Perkin, Pootle. The Flumps. The show which follows the adventures of this family of furry characters. Which was originally released in 1977, but it was often shown throughout the eighties.

FB IMG 15276943317323977 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

The fun adventures of, The Flumps, was shown on the BBC. With just one series made, ever! Which had thirteen episodes. A hugely popular show.

FB IMG 15278886362934819 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

10) King Rollo.

Oh yes! Classic! King Rollo, the loveable, but rather hopeless King, who was always in need of assistance, and advice from his friends. His friends the Magician, Cook, Queen Gwen, King Frank, and King Rollo’s cat, Hamlet, who was wiser than King Rollo himself!

FB IMG 15276112643616272 10 Children's Shows You Have Probably Forgotten About?

Five minute episodes of enjoyable fun. With only one series, and there is just thirteen episodes. Released in 1980. Originally a book series, which was just as popular as the animated fun. King Rollo rocks!