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11 Reasons Why CBBC's Raven Needs A Comeback

And don't you dare change anything.

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4. The obvious Game of Thrones parallels

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The costumes are similar. The settings are similar. Heck, even Raven looks similar to Jon Snow - cloak and all. A new series could definitely ride that Game of Thrones hype and seduce this huge fanbase.

6. The terrifying baddies

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Distant cousins of the dementors, these cloaked figures were silent and deadly. Catching contestants in challenges and making them disappear, these dark figures would reappear themselves in many a child's nightmare.

7. Its teaching ability

The whole process taught children to scrimp and save to ensure a prosperous future, collecting gold rings to win a life. Basic economic skills, really.

Plus one of the challenges definitely involved spelling a word by stepping on lettered stones.

8. The low budget, environmentally friendly set

Trees, stones and feathers were pretty much the only materials used throughout the series - all sustainable sources and decomposable. An admirable effort and very unlikely to drain the bank balance, the BBC really has no excuses for a revival.

10. The Way of the Warrior

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It was the epic battle that concluded every episode, with only 4 contestants ever having completed it to tell the tale. With swinging blades, fast-moving shields and falling logs, it was a violent spectacle - but we all wanted to take it on ourselves.

11. And of course, Mr Raven himself

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The rich Scottish accent. The feathered cloak. The perfectly-groomed beard. And a staff full of mysterious powers.

There's definitely some adult roleplay potential here. Just me? Cool.

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