Posts by malisz

Rugrats

The Rugrats is a Nickolodeon cartoon about the everyday life of four babies: Thomas “Tommy” Pickles, Charles “Chuckie” Finster and the twins Phillip “Phil” and Lillian “Lil” DeVille. The toddlers live all kinds of new experiences with a lot of imagination often fed by Angelica, Tommy’s mean cousin. The show…

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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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