15 Shows Every British Kid Used To Love, But Are Actually Kinda Weird
Never forget the kid who drank pee on Serious Desert.
Stupid! Which was a sketch show that pretty much said what it did on the tin.
Crush – a dating show for the under 12s.
The Serious series, which had people drinking their own pee long before Bear Grylls did.
Bodger and Badger, which taught us all that loving mashed potato can be a personality trait.
Raven is up there in the kid's show hall of fame, but why was it SO SERIOUS?
And can we talk about the fact that the premise of Trapped was an old man trying to lock children up in a tower.
Bamzooki, which felt futuristic at the time, but has aged terribly.
And Kerching, which left a whole generation with many optimistic misconceptions about how to make money.
Dick and Dom in da Bungalow – which despite being really gross, was the ultimate goal for any TV contestant wannabe.
Best of Friends – the game show where best mates' loyalties were tested with tasks and treats, breaking down friendships in the process.
Evacuation, which took the concept of immersive learning and ran with it.
We all love talent shows, but The Slammer – a show where "criminals" try to get released from "prison" by performing to a "jury" of kids, is an odd take on the format.
Finger Tips – the show that taught you how to transform old junk from around your house into new, different junk.
And finally, Jeopardy – the sci-fi drama about teens on the hunt for UFOs – is still way scarier than any horror movie I've seen.
Did I miss any? Let me know in the comments!
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