Episodes

Episode 36: Dungeons & Dragons

Dec. 18, 2021

We venture in to lands of fantasy this week as we join the Ranger, Cavalier, Acrobat, Magician, Thief and Barbarian in Dungeons & Dragons! We learn that the best place to leave the winch for the drawbridge is outside the cas…

Episode 35: Fraggle Rock

Dec. 4, 2021

Dance your cares away, troubles for another day! We are in Fraggle Rock this week with Mokey, Boober, Wembley, Gobo and Red in this Jim Henson classic (aren't they all though?). We learn that trash can be wise, friends will …

Episode 34: Conan and the Young Warriors

Nov. 13, 2021

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…

Episode 33: Clangers

Oct. 30, 2021

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 a…

Episode 32: Babar

Oct. 16, 2021

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 tha…

Episode 31: Byker Grove

Oct. 2, 2021

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 h…

Episode 30: Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons

Sept. 18, 2021

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, h…

Episode 29: The Littlest Hobo

Sept. 4, 2021

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 r…

Episode 28: The Jetsons

Aug. 21, 2021

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 havin…

Episode 27: Beverly Hills Teens

Aug. 7, 2021

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 w…

Episode 26: Samurai Pizza Cats

July 25, 2021

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 referen…

Episode 25: Postman Pat

July 10, 2021

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 vi…

Episode 24: The Real Ghostbusters

June 26, 2021

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!

Episode 23: Grange Hill

June 12, 2021

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 compare…

Episode 22: Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars

May 29, 2021

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 we…

Episode 21: Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds

May 15, 2021

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. Y…

Episode 20.5: X-Men Animated Series Watch Along

May 1, 2021

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.…

Episode 20: The Flower Pot Men

April 17, 2021

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!

Episode 19: Ulysses 31

April 3, 2021

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 …

Episode 18: Mary, Mungo and Midge

March 20, 2021

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!

Episode 17: Jem and the Holograms

March 6, 2021

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 o…

Episode 16: The Tripods

Feb. 20, 2021

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-apol…

Episode 15: Gargoyles

Feb. 6, 2021

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?…

Episode 14: A.L.F.

Jan. 23, 2021

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!