The A-Team, Clangers and Wacky Races: 20 of the TV programmes you want to bring back from your childhood

There’s no denying we have all watched a bit more television during the pandemic.

Thursday, 18th March 2021, 10:18 am

But what’s the one programme from your younger days which you would love to watch again?

Here are some of your top picks from our social media pages:

The A-Team: The American series ran from 1983 to 1987.

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The Adventures of Champion: Lots of you picked Champion the Wonder Horse as one of your favourites.

The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe: Many of you shared fond memories of watching this.

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet: The cast included Tim Healy, Jimmy Nail and Timothy Spall.

The Banana Splits: Did anyone else want to be in the band?

The Basil Brush Show: Basil first hit our screens in 1962 before going on to star in his own show.

Baywatch: At its time, Baywatch was the most-watched television programme in the world.

The Clangers: Anyone for some soup or string pudding?

Follyfoot: The programme ran for three series.

Fun House: You’re telling fibs if you say you didn’t want to be a contestant on this …

Gladiators: Who as your top-pick contestant?

Grange Hill: You must have caught some episodes of this during its 30-year run.

The Jetsons: We all dreamed of living in Orbit City.

The Magic Roundabout: Dougal, Brian, Ermintrude, Dylan and Zebedee!

Playbus or Playdays: We loved playing Why Bird a visit.

Steptoe and Son: Is this BBC show one of your contenders for Britain’s best sitcom?

Thunderbirds: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1: Thunderbirds Are Go!

Worzel Gummidge: Based on the books by Barbara Euphan Todd.

Wacky Races: Penelope Pitstop was my favourite!

Watch with Mother: A favourite with the little ones!

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