April 2020

Captain Planet and the Planeteers

Captain Planet is an environmentalist animated tv show…. yeah, it doesn’t sound fun said like that. At the beginning of the 90s, it suddenly became obvious that we were polluting too much so they started to communicate a lot about how we have to behave to save our planet. How to…

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Pogo Ball

Or the best way to crack kid skulls in the 80s… also known as Springbal, Lolobal, and Disc-O. It was a hit in the middle of the 80s when it started to be mass-produced by Hasbro. It’s a Saturn shaped toy and to play with it, you have to stand (at least…

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Skip-it

You fixed the Skip-it at your ankle with a plastic hoop and you made it turn around your leg and tried to avoid the “ball” with the other leg… very simple to explain, not that easy for me when I was a kid. It was a very popular toy in…

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Super Soaker

This toy was a MUST have during summers in the 90s.  The Super Soaker is the greatest water gun to date! Invented by Lonnie Johnson, this gun can shoot water at far ranges with great power. Need to cool off on a hot day during summer break? Grab your friends, pick up…

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Goosebumps

Long before Harry Potter and Twilight, at the beginning of the 90′s, Goosebumps (by R.L Stine) was the most popular book series for kids. Groovy colors on the cover and creepy titles, Goosebumps were horror fiction novel for children. Werewolves, vampires, weird creatures, demons, witches, and fantasy beasts were the main…

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All That

Full of comical skits and clips, the show “All That” ran from 1994 to 2005. This show was targeted towards teens and young viewers.  The TV series consisted of comedy sketches and weekly musical performances. Popular sketches included: Good Burger, Baggin’ Saggin’ Barry, Superdude, Everyday French With Pierre Escargot and Dullmont…

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Space Jam

As a kid in the 90s, there’s 2 things I loved above all: cartoons (obviously… candies could have been also a correct answer) AND Michael Jordan. So, when they decided to mix both, it just blew my mind! Bugs Bunny and His Airness together in a movie. Wow. (Photo by…

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Who’s The Boss?

Tony Micelli, a widow and former baseball player retired due to an injury wants to raise his daughter in a better environment so they move out of Brooklyn to Fairfield, Connecticut. Tony starts working as a housekeeper for Angela Bower a rich and divorced businesswoman. She lives with her son,…

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The Kankers Sisters

These three girls were obsessed with Ed, Edd n Eddy: May preferred Ed, Marie preferred Edd, and Lee preferred Eddy. The girls tormented the boys with hugs, kisses, and all sorts of other torture. The Kanker Sisters’ emotions ran differently every episode. Sometimes they would have a hate for the…

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Bananas in pajamas

The TV show is about twins B1 and B2 (who are really bananas wearing pyjamas…), and their friends the Teddies and Rat-in-a-Hat. They all lived in the storybook world of Cuddles Avenue. How is it possible to think of a show like this ? seriously ? Bananas in pyjamas ?!…

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