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All the TV shows I loved as a kid are on there!

I suppose ‘oldies’ is a relative term.  But being an 80’s baby means I grew up with some fan-freekin-tastic TV shows.  Epic…no, Legendary shows that to this day still make me spit milk out-my nose laughing. Every evening around dinner time,  The Fresh Prince of Bel Air was on our screen…when I was younger than that, it was Diff’rent Strokes or The Facts of Life.

ya take the good – ya take the bad – ya take’em both and there you have the facts of life…the facts of life”  You’re welcome.

What I really loved about my childhood TV watching was Saturday mornings.  Remember when cartoons were only on one day a week?  And if someone else (old than you) wanted the TV then you lost your cartoons for a whole week!

When my siblings and I were young, we spent many Friday nights at my grandmother’s house.  My mother worked Thursday-Sunday, and Friday night was great for tips when you’re a waitress.  So our Saturday mornings were spent at my nans house.  And one Saturday morning after a night spent with nan, The Smurfs blew up her TV.

Yes, you read that right…The Smurfs blew up my grandmother’s TV.  70141972_3758686

It was super early one morning.  My sister and I had spent the night at my grandmother’s house and my sister woke up super early.  She was watching The Smurfs on my grandmother’s old floor model TV…you remember the kind with dials and no remote control…the one that only had 13 possible channels and the outer case was made of wood.  Well,  my grandmother and I were sleeping the morning away when my panic struck sister came barreling in the bedroom.  Smoke had begun rolling out from behind the big ol’ Television.  The Smurfs had exploded the TV!

That old floor model never worked again.  And shortly after that incident my grandmother had a new fandangled TV made from black plastic…which quickly found a home, on top of the old floor model tv.  I wish I had a picture of my grandmother’s living room to share with all of you.  I can still see it clearly in my mind to this day.

Times have changed.

And so has how we watch TV.

Now, we can watch what we want to watch, when we want to watch it, and where ever we want to watch it at!

I have the power!!! (ahem…He-Man reference)

No longer do I have to wait until Saturday to watch cartoons!  Now I can snuggle up with my boys and watch old episodes of Spiderman and He-Man (Masters of the Universe).  And they can comment on the CGI or lack there of, ’cause all nine-year old boys know what CGI is… oy. And together we can enjoy the oldies and build a few memories sitting on the sofa eating popcorn on a rainy day.

And you can too.

You can enjoy shows when you want to watch them with Netflix.  On your hand-held device (over wifi or data), on your gaming system, on your computer or using a streaming device like Roku.  There are many ways to enjoy Netflix. And I’ve got one better.

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Comments

  1. My favourite show as a kid was Rainbow Brite. I would be SO HAPPY if Netflix brought it back!

  2. Anne Taylor says:

    I loved the Tazmanian Devil cartoon! I remember when my dad bought our first colour tv and I saw Taz in colour! It was awesome lol

  3. nomnombearinyvr says:

    I loved watching fraggle rock when I was a kid.

  4. Jenness M says:

    Loved Jem!

  5. Carol M (Lushka S) says:

    Bugs Bunny

  6. SweetPanda says:

    My favourite was Inspector Gadget

  7. Darlene Schuller says:

    My favourite was the smurfs.

  8. edmontonjb says:

    I really loved Inspector Gadget and Gem and the Holograms when I was a kid

    Jonnie

  9. Juliee Fitze says:

    My favorite cartoon was the Flintstones.

  10. I loved watching care bears!

  11. My 6 year old (and my husband) has thoroughly enjoyed watching all the old avatar and pokemon cartoons that my older son watched on tv a decade earlier.

  12. Florence C says:

    Bugs Bunny was my favorite cartoon as a child

  13. I loved the smurfs and gem as a kid!

  14. amy pugmire says:

    I loved poppies and barbie and the rockers.

  15. Suzanne G says:

    Bugs Bunny was my fav.

  16. Jasen H says:

    M.A.S.K. was my favourite show

  17. Leah Lucas says:

    My fave cartoon was Loony Toons!

  18. I loved watching Scooby Doo!

    Entered the rafflecopter form as “Wild Orchid”

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

  19. zahra premji says:

    pink panther

  20. Scooby Doo was great!

  21. seham merzib says:

    I actually loved all characters of the smurfs

  22. Rainbow Brite!

  23. Bugs Bunny

  24. Rose Holloway says:

    Scooby Doo!

  25. Andrea Lamont says:

    Scooby Doo was my favorite!

  26. Judy C (Judy Cowan) says:

    Care Bears!!!

  27. mrdisco1 says:

    Voltron

  28. Monique L.S. says:

    Bugs Bunny and The Flintstones.

  29. Dawn Rader says:

    loved the Flinstones

  30. Smurfs!

  31. Bugs Bunny

  32. Sunshine G says:

    I still hum the Gummi Bears song every now and then…(“Bouncing here and there and everywhere”…

  33. Rainbow Bright!

  34. Dayna Wilson says:

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, without a doubt.

  35. Leanne M says:

    I loved Care Bears and the Smiurfs.

  36. Scooby Doo was my all-time fave cartoon but I also used to watch the Flintstones with my brother at lunchtime if we were home and that’s a fun memory, too!

  37. nenasinclair says:

    The Roadrunner!

  38. I liked Jem and the Holograms.

  39. Jem and the Holograms for me too. I also loved the Monchhichis (sp?)

  40. I was in love with the care bears

  41. The Flintstones!

  42. I loved the Care Bears!

  43. I had so many fave cartoons…sooo hard to pick one but I loved Beetlejuice!

  44. Roadrunner! and reboot

  45. The Flintstones was one of my favorite cartoons.
    Thank you!

  46. Anu Chopra says:

    I remember always looking forward to watching The Smurfs …. my favorite cartoon!

  47. I loved watching Mummies Alive, the smoggies, and The Odyssey A few very short lived shows that i liked as a kid.

    – Amber

  48. Looney Tunes was my favorite

  49. I loved jem!

  50. DEBIJOT says:

    I always loved to watch Bugs Bunny.

  51. Sarah Stickney says:

    i liked sailor moon

  52. Lori bazan says:

    I loved Scooby Doo

  53. beewbedard says:

    The Jetson’s

  54. Julie Bolduc says:

    My favourite was Inspector Gadget

  55. Scooby Doo!!!
    (Debbie W)

  56. SUMMER PLEWES says:

    scooby doo, she-rah, he-man and GEM – truly outrageous.. truly truly truly outrageous!! ;)

  57. I loved Speedy Gonzales and the Roadrunner

  58. Nancy T says:

    The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show! :)

  59. My favorite cartoon was The Jetsons!

  60. mickey mouse

  61. Carol Denny says:

    Bugs Bunny

  62. I loved G.I. Joe and Transformers

  63. angela m says:

    I loved the Care Bears

  64. Cassandra Eastman says:

    I remember one of my favorite cartoons was Tale Spin!

  65. Kristi Renout says:

    The Smoggies!

  66. Loved the Jetsons. Still do.

    Besos, Sarah
    Blogger at Journeys of The Zoo

  67. mongupp says:

    I loved the Flintstones

  68. There was this show called Doug! Loved it think it was on Nick!

  69. BlessedTA says:

    The flintstones

  70. Angela Mitchell says:

    Scooby Do and Tom And Jerry were my faves.

  71. I loved Archie Andrews and the flintstones

  72. The Smurfs and Rainbow Brite.

  73. rickel bart says:

    johnny quest

  74. Danielle D says:

    Scooby doo!

  75. Shauntea Crutcher says:

    My favorite cartoon as a kid was Looney Toons.

  76. I loved the smoggies!

  77. Natalie says:

    I loved the Flinstones, Doug, Recess and the Jetsons!

  78. The Flintstones were my favourite.

  79. barbara Adams says:

    I was a Flintstones kinda gal

  80. had to be Care bears

  81. catdog was like one of my fave

  82. Merrie Melodies

  83. silverneon2000 says:

    I enjoyed watching many cartoons but I think The Flinstones was one I enjoyed

    Londia

  84. Darlene Tuling says:

    Anamaniacs!

  85. Wayne Lecoy says:

    I am entering your giveaway.
    It would be great to win a Six Month Membership To Netflix.
    In response to your question of What was your favorite cartoon from your childhood?
    I enjoyed watching The Flintstones.
    Thank you for having this giveaway!!!!!!!!!!!!

  86. Elizabeth R says:

    Casper the friendly ghost.

  87. lkish77123 says:

    Tom & Jerry. lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  88. Holly Wright says:

    I always loved Care Bears

  89. Care Bears!

  90. I liked bugs bunny

  91. marcusbarnes says:

    Among my favorites was (classic) Loony Toons. Thank you!

  92. anna key says:

    I loved she-ra, princess of power as a kid!

  93. Glenda Wong says:

    I love the Flintstones!

  94. I loved the Smurfs as a kid, got up early every Saturday morning to watch it!

  95. Inspector Gadget!

  96. Sandra H says:

    Scooby Dooby Doo!!!

  97. Tammy Dalley says:

    smurfs

  98. The Bots Master

  99. Loved popey. Yah I’m old.

  100. Judy Hunting says:

    I always loved Ren and Stimpy and Scooby Doo

  101. Smurfs

  102. Edith Rennes says:

    Gotta be Daffy Duck

  103. I loved (and still do) Animaniacs and all the Warner Bros cartoons

  104. I loved anything Disney :)

  105. Sherry M says:

    I loved the Flintsones and Bugs Bunny / Roadrunner

  106. TMNT – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

  107. melanie huttner says:

    My favorite childhood cartoon was Garfield!

  108. strawberry shortcake

  109. I liked watching Scooby Doo.

  110. tanyab79 says:

    Rainbrow Bright and Smurfs and many more.

  111. smurfs

  112. Crystal says:

    As I kid, I couldn’t get enough of Inspector Gadget and Jem

  113. OMG reading all the comments bring back so many memories. SccobyDoo, Mickey Mouse, Flinstones, Bugs Bunny and so many others that have been named here.

  114. Talespin!

  115. Roadrunner was my favorite.

  116. Adriana F says:

    I loved My Pet Monster

  117. Winnie the Pooh. thanks

  118. ivy pluchinsky says:

    Rainbow bright

  119. loved the flintstones as a kid, but still love animaniacs still laugh everytime I see it now.

  120. Um…I would have to say Scooby Doo or Snaglepuss.

  121. My favorite cartoon when I was younger was Sailor Moon :D

  122. When I was a child, I liked to watch The Jetsons.

  123. srpoole says:

    Scooby Doo!!

  124. Elaine Buonsante says:

    The Flintstones were my favourite.

  125. Nicole B says:

    scooby doo!

  126. spiderman and his amazing friends

  127. Robyn Bellefleur says:

    The Smurfs!

  128. Heather A says:

    Casper The Friendly Ghost

  129. I always loved The jetsons!

  130. Jennifer says:

    The Smurfs and Strawberry Shortcake!

  131. jill rivera says:

    My is tweety bird. Because he always outsmarted the cat.

  132. My favorites were the Rugrats, Inspector Gadget & Doug!

  133. I loved Care Bears!

  134. Sandra S says:

    Mickey Mouse

  135. I loved Betty Boop!

  136. Animaniacs

  137. i loved so many cartoons as a kid, but one of my favorites was Getalong Gang!

  138. Stephane says:

    My favourite was Inspector Gadget

  139. The Flinstones

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