A Fascinating Look Inside The Great Nickelodeon Time Capsule Of 1992

Twenty years ago, the kids of Nickelodeon put things that were important to them in a time capsule.

1. On April 30, 1992, Nickelodeon buried a time capsule.

2. There were lots of kids there.

3. And it was hosted by Mike O’Malley, host of classic Nickelodeon game shows like ‘Get the Picture’ and ‘GUTS.’

4. Joey Lawrence from the hit show ‘Blossom’ was there.

5. As was Doc Brown who came back from the future.

6. A real live kid named Vicki Horn from Orlando, Fla., taped the whole thing on a “kid cam!”

7. They put lots of different stuff in the time capsule. “We wanted to show kids in the future what was important to us here in 1992,” O’Malley said.

8. This is what was important to the kids of 1992: A newspaper.

9. Michael Jackson’s ‘Dangerous’ and MC Hammer’s ‘Please Hammer, Don’t Hurt ‘Em’ CDs.

10. VHS of ‘Home Alone’ and ‘Back To The Future.’

11. A piece of the Berlin Wall.

12. A “Whoa!” hat from the cast of ‘Blossom.’

17. News reports about Desert Storm, the AIDS crisis and the end of the Soviet Union.

18. A Nickelodeon shirt.

19. And some gak.

20. Legendary kid historian and “kid cam” operator Vicki Horn’s footage was the final thing added to the time capsule.

21. God bless you Vicki Horn from Orlando, Fla. Your tireless efforts to document the kids of the early ’90s will be remembered for generations. You are an American Original.

22. The Nickelodeon time capsule will be opened on April 30, 2042.

23. The full video:

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