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.

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2. There were lots of kids there.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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11. A piece of the Berlin Wall.

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

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13. Some Twinkies.

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14. Some rollerblades.

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15. A skateboard.

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16. Some Reebok Pumps.

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

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18. A Nickelodeon shirt.

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19. And some gak.

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

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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.

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

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23. The full video:

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