November 13, 2021

Episode 34: Conan and the Young Warriors

Conan the Barbarian! Conan the Destroyer! Conan the Babysitter! Join us this week for this early '90s re-imagining of the legendary warrior, thief, philanderer and killer as a gentler, kinder, nurturing kind of barbarian. We learn that some magic powers ...

October 30, 2021

Episode 33: Clangers

If you whistle like the Clangers do at any British person of a certain age, they will invariable either whistle back at you or say "Soup Dragon!". You can tell this one is old as it was shown before Henry was born! Join us as we travel to a nobbly little...

October 16, 2021

Episode 32: Babar

We get to hang out with the king of the elephants this week in a shocking episode, actual deaths occur! In a childrens show! Based on books written in 1931 and broadcast around the world, this is a much beloved franchise that is not without its share of ...

October 02, 2021

Episode 31: Byker Grove

Another staple of British television that launched the acting careers of far too many people as we visit the Byker Grove youth club! We learn that leather jacket wearing boys are bad boys, you're never too young for a side hustle and nobody is impressed wit...

September 18, 2021

Episode 30: Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons

This is the voice of Cereal Viewing. We are going to explain our cunning plan in a slow intimidating voice. Another Gerry Anderson creation this week (Henry was very excited) as we watch Captain Scarlet. Rendered immortal, he must do battle with agents o...

September 04, 2021

Episode 29: The Littlest Hobo

A mysterious dog! Overly trusting park rangers! Vacant vets! We are in 1970s Canada this week  for The Littlest Hobo as we learn that the wrong guy got blamed, leaving raw meat on the doorstep is an ok thing to do and park rangers in Canada were the manl...

August 21, 2021

Episode 28: The Jetsons

We can see the year 2062 from the sofa this week! A much beloved classic from Hanna-Barbera Productions, we follow the antics of the Jetsons Family as they deal with the troubles of the future, like pushing buttons and having to do domestic chores themse...

August 07, 2021

Episode 27: Beverly Hills Teens

Welcome to the opulant and over the top world of the Beverly Hills Teens. We learn that greed is good, being spoiled is not a character flaw and obnoxiuosly rich teen role models are just as horny as regular teens. Join us we discover that the super rich...

July 25, 2021

Episode 26: Samurai Pizza Cats

Welcome to Little Tokyo and one of the most off the wall, self-referential, wacky pieces of entertainment to have passed in front of the sofa. 4th wall breaks abound as we listen to the crazy cats and see how may 90s references we can catch! Polly Ester ...

July 10, 2021

Episode 25: Postman Pat

Another long running classic as we head to Greendale and join a Postman Pat, a postal worker who possibly has too much time on his hands and surprisingly not the only phallic nose in the area. We take a look at the gentle village that Pat delivers to, an...

June 26, 2021

Episode 24: The Real Ghostbusters

Who you going to call? The Real Ghostbusters! The 80s classic that teaches us the people on the streets of New York are more terrifying than the ghosts, Bill Murrey is one of a kind and theme tune still rocks. Ecto-1 rules!

June 12, 2021

Episode 23: Grange Hill

A flashback inducing episode this week as Henry and Jenny are transported back to their school days in this very British, very 70s look at a first day of school. Embracing a more realistic, gritty view of school when compared to other shows, we learn tha...

May 29, 2021

Episode 22: Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars

Captain Bucky O'Hare and the crew of the Righteous Indignation fight the evil Toad empire in this short lived 90s space opera based on the comics of the same name. Join us on the sofa this week as we remember that the 90s were way too colourful, green ra...

May 15, 2021

Episode 21: Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds

Woof! Classical literature but with dogs! We try and decide why this show was popular and if it really deserves a movie reboot. Join us for bad theme songs, surprisingly non-lethal sword fighting and too many doggy sounds. Yip!

May 01, 2021

Episode 20.5: X-Men Animated Series Watch Along

We present another Watch Along episode! This week we are watching X-Men, The Animated Series, Season 1 Episode 3. We recommend that you watch along with us, you can find the episode online, just start the episode when we do. Enter Magneto!

April 17, 2021

Episode 20: The Flower Pot Men

1952 here we come! It doesn't get much more retro than this! Possessed plant pots, animate flowers and magical boots help prove that television aimed at children has always been a bit weird! Idealised English suburbia rules!

April 03, 2021

Episode 19: Ulysses 31

Greek mythology, in space! French writing and Japanese animation, what could go wrong? We zoom to the 31st Century to follow the adventures of Ulysses and his kids as they manage to annoy a pantheon of gods no one has heard from for thousands of years. T...

March 20, 2021

Episode 18: Mary, Mungo and Midge

Back to the 60s this week with this often forgotten British classic that has it all, modern architecture, talking animals, tea drinking builders, flute solos and a possibly demon-possessed young girl!

March 06, 2021

Episode 17: Jem and the Holograms

A truly, truly outrageous episode this week as we are tackled in the face by this slice of the 80s. Join us at breakneck speed for multiple costume changes, big hair and unexpected music videos in this cartoon for the kids of the MTV generation! The Misf...

February 20, 2021

Episode 16: The Tripods

We dive in to the British cult classic The Tripods and experience some surprisingly good special effects, some suprisingly bad ones and terrifying alien war machines popping up like Ned Flanders from behind a tree. Post-apolacyptic living never looked so...

February 06, 2021

Episode 15: Gargoyles

Dodgy accents! Gravelly voices! Plot twists! Here on the couch this week we enjoy a healthy dose of 90s animation with the surprisingly deep Gargoyles by Disney. Now who do I talk to about getting Goliath to narrate my life? The princess sucks!

January 23, 2021

Episode 14: A.L.F.

We stray in to sitcom territory this week as we watch 1986s A.L.F.! Join us and the furry brown alien as we experience bad child actors, generic 80s US teenagers and incompetent government officials!

January 09, 2021

Episode 13: Chuck Norris: Karate Kommandos

Kee-Yah!! Welcome back to our second season on the sofa. We think Chuck Norris jkust might be in this short lived series of slow-assed karate moves, questionable child care and overly sincere teaching moments. Hiiiii-Yahhh!

December 26, 2020

Episode 12: Transformers

There is more than meets the eye this week as Jeremy takes the lead for the phenomenon that is Transformers! Join us as the bad guys plan starts to make more sense, Optimus Prime lends the Decepticons a hand and a TV show hits Jeremy in the feels. Cereal...