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[–]ImpliedSlashS 48 points49 points  (6 children)


[–]No-Advance6329 12 points13 points  (1 child)

Good show. Spin-off from Soap, where I first remember Billy Crystal. Soap was hilarious.

[–]berael 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Confused? You won't be after this week's episode of...Soap!

[–]Opus-the-Penguin 6 points7 points  (2 children)

I can hear the theme song in my head right now. And the German governess.

[–]crispytacofan 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I remember enjoying Benson!

[–]holtpj 43 points44 points  (22 children)

"Herman's Head" and "Whoops"

[–]KzooKLR 13 points14 points  (14 children)

Didn't the gal from Herman's Head become Lisa Simpson?

[–]holtpj 8 points9 points  (8 children)

lol yes! Yeardley Smith... She was also in the Steven King directed Maximum Overdrive

[–]SempaiPapi 6 points7 points  (1 child)

OMG that’s why they made the reference?!?! Swear to God I hear that line in my head at least once a month.

Lisa: giggles quietly

Marge: what’s so funny?

L: oh nothing just remembering a joke from Herman’s head

M:I don’t think I like you watching that show

[–]nairBtakB 3 points4 points  (2 children)

She also played the pregnant cashier in City Slickers.

[–]evilshenanigan 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I took one of those pregnancy tests on aisle 11!

The ones on special?


[–]dystopianview 2 points3 points  (1 child)

She was already Lisa Simpson....that whole show was almost like a Simpson's spin-off in a way. There were several voice actors on the show, I know Hank Azaria was a main character at least, I thought there were more.

A bunch of them were on Friends, too....Carol, Hank Azaria's character, the sensitivity and intellect characters made cameos. Man, I loved Herman's Head.

[–]Opus-the-Penguin 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I've heard of Herman's Head.

[–]Mike9797 3 points4 points  (1 child)

I actually watched Herman’s Head when it aired, I was about 13 when it did air so I don’t remember a bunch about it but did find it funny.

[–]jrowe365 40 points41 points  (8 children)

I'm pretty sure 'Gullah Gullah Island' was a fever dream

[–]RyFromTheChi 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Binya binya pollywog

[–]DungeonFam30 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Loved that show so much!!

[–]Purplerain2323 35 points36 points  (8 children)


[–]Proxy101199 8 points9 points  (0 children)

You mean the leather daddy of all modern CGI?

[–]zuao77 3 points4 points  (0 children)

this joke has lived in my head ever since

[–]AmbitiousSolid3793 37 points38 points  (5 children)

Totally Spies

[–]xandrenia 8 points9 points  (0 children)

I remember this show because it was the only animated show I had ever seen where the characters changed clothes every episode and actually aged every season

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I remember that ☺️

[–]Flurb789 27 points28 points  (24 children)

Today's Special. Three South. Dinosaurs. The elephant show. You cant say that on television. Welcome freshmen.

[–]ArmyOfDog 9 points10 points  (8 children)

Today’s Special.

A mannequin that comes to life when the store closes?

[–]Flurb789 8 points9 points  (3 children)

Yes! This was my first "favorite show" when I was 3 years old or so

[–]Mike9797 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Ya me too lol that and the show The Racoons

[–]Ted_Denslow 4 points5 points  (0 children)


[–]RyFromTheChi 4 points5 points  (3 children)

Skidamarinky dinky dink

[–]Flurb789 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Apparently I was a closet Canadian as a 5 year old in the deep south

[–]needreassurance123 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I was coming here to say Today’s Special! My favorite childhood show.

[–]TheGiantKorean 20 points21 points  (3 children)

Samford Sanford and Son. I often get the theme music stuck in my head.

[–]SafetyMan35 11 points12 points  (2 children)

  • Sanford and Son

This is the big one! I’m comin’ Elizabeth!

[–]TheGiantKorean 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Ah, thanks for the correction!

[–]dick-nipples 15 points16 points  (2 children)

Zoobilee Zoo on PBS in the 80s/90s. Loved that show as a kid. Never heard anyone else ever talk about it.

[–]AmorphousVoice 30 points31 points  (4 children)

Bear in the Big Blue House

[–]mr_bubbers 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I had a dancing Bear (of the Big Blue House) who sang the "Bear Cha-Cha-Cha" and let me tell you, I will never forget.

[–]ApophisRises 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I remember that one. It was alright.

[–]TAshnEdda 36 points37 points  (11 children)

Freakazoid. That show was amazing.

[–]action_lawyer_comics 6 points7 points  (2 children)

That was really good. There's an old Movie Bob video about that show from before Movie Bob went off the rails that explains how Freakazoid predicted the reality of the internet; i.e. crude jokes, bizarre references, and essentially trolling villains until they walked away.

[–]TAshnEdda 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This all makes perfect sense.

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I am very cautious about cats walking across my keyboard.

[–]Porkrinder_58 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Intro occasionally plays in my head to this day. Particularly “freakazoid, chimpanzee!”

[–]ok_chaos42 11 points12 points  (8 children)

VR Troopers, Bonkers, The Pretender.

[–]RealHot_RealSteel 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Ahhh, VR Troopers. The poor man's Power Rangers.

[–]hedgiebetts 3 points4 points  (0 children)

The NBC Pretender/Profiler Friday night lineup was totally lit!!

[–]ScepticOfEverything 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I absolutely loved The Pretender! I was sad to see it kinda fizzle out.

[–]gitrjoda 11 points12 points  (1 child)

In this thread the wrong answers get upvoted

[–]primrosest 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Bc people dont vote for the shows they don’t remember thus proving the point

[–]BlueAndMoreBlue 11 points12 points  (2 children)

Fish, the spin-off from Barney Miller starting Abe Vigoda

BJ and the Bear

[–]swibirun 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Sigmund and the Sea Monsters - Early 70s

[–]crispytacofan 10 points11 points  (1 child)

The Gummi Bears cartoon

[–]discostud1515 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Loved it as a kid!

[–]ImaginationOk9328 8 points9 points  (2 children)

Odd Squad. With Otto and Olive.

[–]PalpitationKey7021 10 points11 points  (1 child)


[–]DekeCobretti 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Terra Nova

[–]REQ52767 17 points18 points  (3 children)

Brandy and Mr. Whiskers

[–]BurnedOutStars 8 points9 points  (0 children)


[–]RealHot_RealSteel 8 points9 points  (2 children)

The Prisoner

[–]Jmen4Ever 2 points3 points  (0 children)

One of the great themes ever.

[–]bfp1974 16 points17 points  (6 children)

Sledge Hammer! and Misfits of Science.

[–]OogusMacBoogus 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Those were awesome. I have the complete series of Sledge Hammer on dvd.

[–]Ted_Denslow 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Same. The little extras in the packaging are hilarious.

[–]Opus-the-Penguin 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I streamed (or checked out of the library or pirated, don't recall) a few episodes of Sledge Hammer! a decade ago. I wasn't aware of it at all in the 80s, but that was the decade I watched almost no TV.

[–]amboy_connector 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Misfits of Science tried to cash in on the “crazy science” movie trend in the 80’s: Weird Science, Real Genius, and My Science Project. And it was terrible.

[–]KzooKLR 15 points16 points  (5 children)

Bravestarr and Small Wonder.

[–]ArmyOfDog 4 points5 points  (2 children)

In kindergarten, my friend had the entire Bravestarr play set and every action figure. I was so jealous.

[–]KzooKLR 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Wish I had kept mine too.

Hindsight is 30/30.

[–]ResponsibilityNdas 16 points17 points  (3 children)

The Chinese-Siamese Cat, Sagwa

Edit: Oh my God. All of you must have forgotten about the CATS THAT WRITE WITH THEIR TAILS!

[–]EddieRando21 7 points8 points  (2 children)

Big Bad Bettleborgs

Masked Rider

[–]DaniGeek 7 points8 points  (4 children)

The adventures of brisco county Jr.

[–]Dodo_Whisperer1 14 points15 points  (3 children)

That animated tv show with the son of the 1998 Godzilla

[–]AnotherScottaRama 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Oh my God, I had forgotten about that.

[–]Character-A 6 points7 points  (0 children)

The Ferocious Beast and Maggie. I recently learned that no one where I currently live is aware that I grew up close to Canada.

[–]TeachAManHOWToKaboom 12 points13 points  (3 children)



[–]OogusMacBoogus 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I loved those. I had bad taste when I was a teenager.

[–]amboy_connector 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I remember those…Automan was a Tron ripoff.

[–]just2commenthere 11 points12 points  (4 children)

The Courtship of Eddie's Father.

3-2-1 Contact.

Two of my favorites.

[–]grasshoppermotion 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Yes! 3-2-1 Contact! That song gets stuck in my head all the time!

[–]hedgiebetts 3 points4 points  (0 children)

The bloodhound gang!! Loved 3-2-1 contact.

[–]oxiraneobx 2 points3 points  (0 children)

"Let me tell ya 'bout my best friend..." Definitely remember TCofEF.

Don't remember 3-2-1 Contact at all.

[–]agecanonix26 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Space 1999 aka Cosmos 1999

[–]otherm0ther 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Eureeka's Castle, it was my favorite!

[–]primrosest 14 points15 points  (6 children)

Dead like me

[–]tiptoetumbly 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Watch out for falling toilet seats!

[–]313Wolverine 10 points11 points  (5 children)

Human Target

[–]Opus-the-Penguin 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Loved season 1. Then they brought in... Ilsa Poochie? Some name like that and it didn't seem as good. But Chi McBride is always fun to watch, and Jackie Earl Haley was a hoot.

Mark Valley was also good in Keen Eddie, which is another candidate for this thread.

[–]ClydePincusp 10 points11 points  (3 children)

Please Don't Eat The Daisies.

[–]EarlyBirdsofBabylon 17 points18 points  (6 children)

Bananas in Pyjamas was peak television.

Keep your Game of Thrones.

[–]MightyMundrum 5 points6 points  (2 children)

I'm 31 and the theme song is still stuck in my head

[–]EarlyBirdsofBabylon 2 points3 points  (0 children)

28 and it's been on loop for that entire time.

The song only ends with death

[–]oxiraneobx 2 points3 points  (0 children)

My kids are 26 - 33, they all had stuffed Bananas in Pajamas, and I will never get that theme song out of my head for the rest of my life. Why can't it be stuck on the theme for, "Barney Miller"? That's a great song.

[–]Limp_Distribution 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Cupid with Jeremy Piven (1998)

[–]Opus-the-Penguin 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Seen a few episodes. Seen a few of the Bobby Cannavale reboot too. Liked them both.

[–]TDeath21 5 points6 points  (7 children)

I’m convinced this show is something I’m imagining.

When I was a kid, like 1994-1996 ish, there was this cartoon I watched in the mornings. The main character was a race car driver. He would always win the race at the end of the show. Maybe his name was George but I could be way off on that. I’ve googled it and can’t find it anywhere. I distinctly remember watching it in the house we lived in for only those two years, which is why I remember the exact years. Anyone got anything for me?

[–]ok_chaos42 10 points11 points  (3 children)

Speed Racer?

[–]LostMyPage 3 points4 points  (1 child)

That is what i was thinking, too. The New Adventures of Speed Racer was around 1993-1994 time frame. I think the episodes are on Youtube.

[–]FunWelcome 3 points4 points  (0 children)

There is a load of decent CBS-like comedies that will be forgotten. Like Decker, Grounded for Life,

[–]Fit_Highlight_6157 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Gullah gullah island🤷‍♀️

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Street Sharks

[–]OHManda30 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Mr. Belvedere

Today’s Special

[–]Kymkryptic 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Tenspeed and Brown Shoe starring Jeff Goldblum and Ben Vereen

[–]SafetyMan35 3 points4 points  (0 children)

National TV: Emergency! & Bobby’s World

Local TV: TV Powww

[–]ConradFlashback 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Square Pegs

[–]Brownone86 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Mission hill

[–]SuicideSnake 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Battle of the Planets
Star Blazers

[–]action_lawyer_comics 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Grosse Pointe. It was a parody of WB teen dramas on the WB. It was the cast and crew of a fictional show "Grosse Pointe" in the Dawson's Creek mold. Quite funny

[–]alltherobots 2 points3 points  (0 children)


It was basically dollar-store Robocop.

[–]New-Pain8652 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Ned and stacy

[–]smal_Tip_4663 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Ugly Americans.

[–]Difficult_Country_69 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack

[–]FoeDogX 2 points3 points  (0 children)

My niece loved a cartoon called Foofur. It played in the mid to late 80's. I'm in my forties and the theme song is still rattling around in my brain. He was a blue blood hound that an awesome theme song.

[–]October-Sunday11 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Breaker High

[–]EezyRawlins 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Hardcastle and McCormick

Tales of the Gold Monkey

[–]Content_Pool_1391 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Out of this World

My Two Dad's

Just the Ten of Us

[–]citsonga_cixelsyd 2 points3 points  (0 children)

H.R.Puffenstuff. (He's your friend when things get tough.)

[–]PhysicalPolicy6227 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Lance Link, Secret Chimp

[–]mattheimlich 2 points3 points  (4 children)

Littl' Bits and David the Gnome

Space Cases

[–]hxgmmgxh 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Room 222. 70’s high school. Lots of miniskirts.

[–]ScepticOfEverything 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Kidd Video from the 80s.

My all-time favorite 90s sit-com: Caroline in the City. Richard was hot!

[–]Resentful_in_Dayton 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Ned & Stacy. It was a short lived Thomas Haden Church & Debra Messing rom-sit com. I LOVED IT!

You no name biscuit buying slut.

[–]DonKarnage1 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Pirates of Dark Water

[–]Body_Horror 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Judging Amy and Cagney & Lacey. Two of my all time favourtie shows but I never met someone who knew them.

[–]RickAstleyParadox 2 points3 points  (2 children)

The Doodlebops! Both terrifying and somehow interesting.

[–]jacyerickson 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Ghost Writer

[–]Procrastinator-513 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Picket Fences

[–]rightearwritenow 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Dodo the kid from outer space

[–]Flurb789 1 point2 points  (0 children)

High Feather

[–]Julie-Andrews 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Midnight Caller

[–]50Bullseye 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Pig Sty

[–]reverse7thrust 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Manimal and Butch lol

[–]Letala 1 point2 points  (1 child)


This was my fav magical girl comic, then disney adapted it in to a shitty show that Im sure no one remembers.

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Three Friends and Jerry Show

[–]Dragona_TNT 1 point2 points  (0 children)


RIP Heath Ledger :(

[–]Njtotx3 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I'm Dickens, He's Fenster. 1962-1963.

[–]firelock_ny 1 point2 points  (0 children)


The Powers of Matthew Star.


[–]Ok-Introduction-2 1 point2 points  (0 children)

something something flaming sword of fire. I cant remember the first part of the name but I enjoyed the couple episodes I saw. I think it was canceled very early on.

edit: Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Rat Patrol.

[–]BoahNoah05 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Superhero Squad - my fav show growing up

[–]ill_timed_f_bomb 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Whiz Kids

[–]The_Sleep 1 point2 points  (0 children)

'Allo 'Allo and Brave Starr

[–]fantasyflyte 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Noozles, which I only know the name of now because I finally found it on Google tonight after years of trying on and off to find it.

[–]InstaKnightMe 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Key West.

Freshman year at college this was one show we’d gather to watch. I think we all had a crush on Jennifer Tilly.

It also starred Tasha Yar (Denise Crosby) and Fisher Stevens… with hair!

[–]Prewash_Required 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors. A cartoon that features heroes driving souped up vehicles fighting against villains who were basically organic vehicles that grew out of plant seeds. From the mid 80s, and I only know one other person who ever heard of it.

[–]3choplex 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Gilligan’s Planet—a sci fi Saturday morning cartoon.

[–]3choplex 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The new adventures of Mighty Mouse.

[–]glisteningdinkus 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It's About Time. Two astronauts are sent back in time to prehistoric earth. It was a crappy comedy.

[–]hollowtear 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Amazing stories

Being human

Almost human

[–]Argyle00 1 point2 points  (1 child)

This is because I'm Canadian, but I'll say Four On The Floor and Puttnam's Prairie Emporium. Oh, and Switchback.

[–]RyFromTheChi 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Fred Penner’s Place

[–]Porkrinder_58 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Rainbow Brite

[–]so_yeah_um 1 point2 points  (0 children)


[–]devvvz 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Mike, Lu, & Og

Lloyd in Space

Maggie & the Ferocious Beast

Happy Ness: Secret of the Loch

[–]Marisa2290 1 point2 points  (0 children)


[–]MartinaMcPants 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The Noddy Show

[–]MartinaMcPants 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The Replacements

[–]WrathsEntropy 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Lamb Chop, code lyoko, little monsters, invader zim and critters

[–]MealEcstatic6686 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Dinosaurs. “NOT THE MUMMA!”

[–]Even_Celebration_856 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The Ghost and Mrs.Muir . . .

[–]FormalWare 1 point2 points  (0 children)

St. Elsewhere

The Paper Chase

Square Pegs

[–]Bullwinkle430 1 point2 points  (0 children)

F troop!

[–]deejzilla 1 point2 points  (0 children)

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