Forget 'Power Rangers', 'Live & Kicking' and 'Sabrina The Teenage Witch' - we all remember those kids' classics from the 1990s.

But what about 'Round the Bend', 'Spatz' and 'Funnybones'? Ring any bells? Thought so. But how many more of these often forgotten TV classics from the 90s can you remember?

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  • 'Round The Bend'

    As a kid, we just didn't get how satirical this show was, being a parody of Saturday morning TV fronted by puppets who were made by the same people as the 'Spitting Image' ones. We just liked the fact it was set down the toilet.

  • 'Bernard's Watch'

    We don't think there was a child in the land who didn't want Bernard's watch, which had the ability to stop time. In fact, we're even more jealous as fully-grown adults.

  • 'Count Duckula'

    A duck who was a vampire - what wasn't there to love?!

  • 'Spatz'

    This was the show that made our Dad scream at us repeatedly: "You are NOT working in a burger bar when you grow up," after our sole ambition as a six-year-old became to serve at the Spatz diner.

  • 'Zzzap!'

    We were disappointed with every comic we ever read after watching 'Zzzap!', as sadly it didn't come with a big remote control that would bring it to life. Stupid kids' TV giving us false hope.

  • 'Funnybones'

    In a dark, dark town there was a dark, dark street, and in the dark, dark street there was a dark, dark house, and in the dark, dark house there were some dark, dark stairs, and down the dark, dark stairs there was a dark, dark cellar, and in the dark dark cellar….three skeletons lived!

  • 'Are You Afraid Of The Dark?'

    For the generation who grew up without 'Doctor Who', this was the show that had us hiding behind our sofas, as a group of kids gathered around a campfire to share spooky stories. Quite where their parents were, we don't know.

  • 'Come Outside'

    Watching Pippin as he took to the skies with Auntie Mabel left us convinced that he was the coolest canine on TV. Scooby who?

  • 'Dr Zitbag's Transylvania Pet Shop'

    It doesn't get much more bizarre in kid's TV terms than a mad scientist sets up a pet shop in a haunted castle with a skeleton dog who helps him create horrific pets with his inventions.

  • 'The Riddlers'

    The theme tune may have scared the living daylights out of us and Mossop and Tiddler may have been a creepier, dirtier Rosie and Jim, but we loved The Riddlers.

  • 'Playdays'

    What your favourite stop? We still have a big soft stop for Whybird.

  • 'Finders' Keepers'

    The show where kids finally got to do all the things that they couldn't do at home, hence why our mum wasn't impressed when we recreated the show and trashed her living room.

  • 'Tiny Toon Adventures'

    These lot were the baby brothers and sisters to the Looney Tunes bunch, and they were even more fun than than Bugs Bunny and co.

  • 'Wizadora'

    We're guessing TV execs had been on the old smelling salts when they came up with the idea of trainee wizard Wizadora who lived with three talking socks, a squeaking vegetable, a scarecrow and a man who doubled as a coat hanger.

  • 'Mike And Angelo'

    It doesn't matter that alien Angelo's relationship with teenage boy Mike now unnerves us a bit, HE COULD WALK ON THE FLIPPING CEILING!

  • 'Gladiators: Train 2 Win'

    This spin-off from the epic Saturday night show allowed younger, less muscly competitors to take on challenges such as Hang Tough, Dangerzone and the famous Eliminator, with the Gladiators acting as mentors. We're still harbouring our crush on Jet.

  • 'Brum'

    The show that made us believe that our parents' car came to life when no one was looking. If only all cars were like Brum, eh?

  • 'Pingu'

    We always wondered why Pingu never spoke, and now we realise that's because it was a co-production between Britain and Switzerland.

  • 'Harry's Mad'

    Parrott's suddenly became THE must have pet thanks to this comedy-drama about the Holdsworth Family and their intelligent pet parrot, Madison.

  • 'Pinky And The Brain'

    The Warner Brothers cartoon about two lab rats with dreams of taking over the world simply had the best theme tune ever. Altogether now, "THEY'RE PINKY AND THE BRAIN, BRAIN, BRAIN, BRAIN, BRAIN, BRAIN, BRAIN, BRAIN, BRAIN!"

  • 'The Queen's Nose'

    'The Queen's Nose' made us genuinely believe that if we rubbed a 50p piece, our wish of getting a Playstation for Christmas would come true. It did eventually, but we highly doubt it had anything to do with Harmony and co.

  • 'Miami 7'

    The show that introduced us to a little pop band known as S Club 7. So you only have CBBC to blame every time 'Reach' comes on at a dodgy disco.

  • 'Greenclaws'

    We learnt more about gardening from old Greenclaws as a kid than we ever have from Alan Titchmarsh as an adult.


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  • Computer consoles

    The Game Boy. The PlayStation. The SEGA Mega Drive. Suddenly, we never needed to talk to our parents ever again. Except to ask them for one of these for Christmas.

  • Computer games

    Which you played on the aforementioned computer consoles. Super Mario Bros, Lemmings, Goldeneye, TETRIS, Pokémon, Kirby's Dream Land, Sonic The Hedgehog.... and more. Oh, so many more.

  • The Spice Girls

    They burst onto the scene in 1996 - and our lives were (viva) forever changed. Was it their catchy songs? Their mini-dresses? Or their conveniently pigeonholed personality types?

  • The Crystal Maze

    In which Richard O'Brien (and later Ed Tudor-Pole) presided over teams of adventurers attempting "devious and fiendish games"... with varying degrees of success. If O'Brien didn't give you chills, the theme music would.

  • Pogs

    Yes, the game of cardboard discs originated in Hawaii in the 1920s - but in the 1990s it really came into its commercialised, addictive own. In fact, Pogs were so popular, some schools banned them. Boooo!

  • Beverly Hills 90210

    An hour of telly during which British schoolchildren could dream that they lived in Los Angeles, hung out on the beach every day and looked THIS good in Ray-Bans.

  • Home And Away

    Of course, British schoolchildren didn't just dream of beaches in America. There was Australia, too. Altogether now: "You know we belong togeeeeetherrrr...."

  • Great hair accessories

    Scrunchies, Alice bands, bandanas, butterfly clips and, yes, headbands worn like Casualty's Emma Bird on the left there. The 1990s were THE decade for covering up/tying back/sticking stuff in your hair.

  • WWF

    Suddenly, wrestling was a WHOLE lot more exciting. In fact, scrap that. Telly was. LIFE was.

  • Noel's House Party

    And its star. By which we do, of course, mean Mr Blobby. Which leads us nicely to...

  • Novelty pop singles

    ...Mr Blobby performing his Christmas number one. And his wasn't the only assault on music in the 1990s - oh, no. Who can forget Macarena, Cotton Eye Joe, Three Lions, Barbie Girl, Teletubbies Say 'Eh-oh!' and Mambo No.5, to name but six? Sadly, none of us can.

  • Personal CD players

    Suddenly, you could listen to novelty pop singles anywhere!

  • Power Rangers

    From Mighty Morphin Power Rangers right through to Power Rangers Lost Galaxy. Boys and their toys, indeed.

  • Edd the Duck

    What Gordon the Gopher had been to Philip Schofield, so Edd the Duck was to Andi Peters and Andy Crane. A silly, squeaking, utter delight. Edd, that is. Not Andi/Andy.

  • Super Soakers

    Suddenly, the question 'Do you want a water fight?' was a LOT more interesting. Fairy Liquid bottles be damned - this was the real, Schwarzenegger-style deal.

  • Live And Kicking

    The replacement for Going Live! kept the tradition of Saturday morning, live studio kids' telly alive (and kicking) thanks to the likes of Andi Peters, Emma Forbes, Trevor And Simon and - here presenting their first show - Zoe Ball and Jamie Theakston. Aww!

  • The Simpsons

    The Simpsons first aired on Sky One (and pretty much saved it) in 1990, moving to the BBC in 1996. British TV viewers had never seen the like of it. (But then, neither had American ones.)

  • Combat trousers

    As worn by every man, woman and child. But mostly: All Saints.

  • Take That

    The Beatles/One Direction of the 1990s. Which was your favourite? (Ours was Mark. Of course. We're only human.)

  • The Brit Awards

    The '90s were the Brits heyday: Jarvis Cocker vs Michael Jackson, Chumbawamba vs John Prescott, Geri Halliwell in a Union Jack dress. Here are M People accepting a Brit Award in 1994 wearing red AIDS ribbons. It doesn't get more '90s than that.

  • Art Attack

    What Tony Hart was to '80s kids, so Neil Buchanan was to children of the '90s. Art Attack was one of the longest-running programmes on CiTV - and not just because of Buchanan's fine line in red Art Attack sweaters.

  • Chokers

    If they were good enough for Princess Diana, they were good enough for the rest of us. Pearls were a popular choice - see Di here - but as any self-respecting '90s girl knows, black velvet was also more than acceptable.

  • PJ & Duncan

    From Byker Grove to getting ready to rhumble - before Ant and Dec's TV presenting days, they were kid stars with a fine line in floppy hair, baseball caps and huge, huge clothing.

  • Virtual pets

    From the original Tamagotchis to the £5 knock-offs from the local market, no kid's pocket was complete in the 1990s if it didn't contain (a dead) one of these.

  • The Big Breakfast

    At last! A silly alternative to all the sensible breakfast TV shows. TBB made stars of Chris Evans and Gaby Roslin and featured the late, great Paula Yates. Here's a clip from Evans's last show: he left to make Don't Forget Your Toothbrush. And after that...

  • TFI Friday

    The theme from Man In A Suitcase. Reef singing 'It's Your Letters'. Will. Wiiiiiiiiiill! Who cares if it was for adults? Friday night telly had never been such teenagery fun.

  • Bum bags

    Or as our American cousins called them: fanny packs. Everyone had one - even Mr Motivator here (posing with Cindy Crawford in an attempt to beat our M People-at-the-Brits picture for the title of Most '90s Photo Ever).

  • Blur

    The Nineties were the decade of Britpop. And nobody quite epitomised Britpop like Blur. Well, except for...

  • Oasis

    So pick a team: were you a Blur or Oasis fan? You couldn't be both. Not in the '90s. Not unless you wanted to get into a fight over anoraks, or something.

  • Friends

    The One Which Closes The '90s Slideshow. Yes, they were older than us. And they were American. But they made us aspire to an adult life filled with wisecracks, coffee shops and Jennifer Aniston hairstyles. Could they BE more influential?