|Land of the Giants (USA) (1960's) |
Astronauts crash on a planet only to find it is full of giant people - a land the of giants !
|Larry the Lamb (Puppets) (UK) |
Stop motion puppet animation starring Larry the Lamb with the irritating voice!
|Lassie (Live Action) (USA) (1950's) |
Long running TV series based on the best selling novel by Eric Knight 'Lassie Come Home' which was also made into a movie starring Elizabeth Taylor and Roddy McDowall.
|Lassie's Rescue Rangers (Animation) (USA) (1970's) |
Lassie finds herself as a cartoon (saves on the dog biscuits!) This 1970's cartoon series follows mountain rangers rescuing fallen climbers aided by that dog.
|Latchkey Kids - the (UK) (1980's) |
Group of inner city kids run riot in this Thames tv show from 1980.
|Laurel & Hardy Cartoon (Animation) (USA) (1960's) |
Stan & Ollie find themselves getting the Hanna-Barbera's unique treatment in these 60's cartoon series.
|Lazy Town (Live Action+Puppets) (Europe) (2000 >) |
Icelandic kids program about being active, set in Lazy Town. The hero is Sportacus who battles against Robbie Rotten.
|Legend of Tim Tyler, The (Live Action) (Europe) (1980's) |
German series based on an old legend.
|Lenny The Lion (Live Action+Puppets) (UK) |
Ventriloquist Terry Hall and his lion puppet Lenny.
|Let's Pretend (UK) |
|Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (Live Action) (USA) (1970's) |
1850's found James Adams seeking refuge in the wilderness, all alone in the world he befirends a bear cub known as Ben.
|Lift Off (Live Action) (UK) (1960's) |
Pre teen pop music show presented by Graham Bonney, Wally Whyton and Asyshea Brough. Included a mix of live music, interviews and a dance troupe.
|Little Blue (Animation) |
Little Blue was the story of an elephant who when having a bath one day got his mummy's fountain pen and broke it in two. The ink went everywhere and no matter how hard they scrubbed the little elephant had to stay a little blue.
|Little Britain (Live Action) (UK) (2000 >) |
Credited with the most popular catch-phrase in comedy history, Little Britain is watched by adults & children alike - with great affection & hilarity!
|Little Green Man, The (Animation) (UK) (1980's) |
THE LITTLE GREEN MAN from outer space was the star of this 13 x 10' series which was first seen on Children's ITV (4pm slot) in the mid-1980s
|Little House on the Prairie (Live Action) (USA) (1970's) |
Stories of a pioneering family in 19th century USA.
|Littlest Hobo (Live Action) (1960's) |
It's the old old story ... someone has a problem, dog comes along and saves the day, everyone wants the dog to stay ... dog buggers off!
|Live and Kicking (Live Action) (UK) (1980's) |
Saturday morning Kids Telly hosted by Andi Crane
|Lizzie Dripping (Live Action) (UK) (1970's) |
"Lizzie Dripping, Lizzie Dripping, don't look now your skirt is slipping..."
|Lone Ranger - The (USA) (1960's) |
"Who was that Masked Man ? "
|Look and Read (Live Action+Puppets) (UK) (1970's) |
BBC Schools programme
|Looney Tunes (Animation) (USA) (1960's) |
Warner Bros classy cartoon that brought us a host of family names including Porky Pig, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck the list goes on. . . ..
|Lost In Space|
The Jupiter II, a small, saucer-like spaceship, with its intrepid crew, the Robinson Family, have lost their way after leaving Earth on a mission of exploration. Their Robot - just known as "the robot" (how imaginative!) - often had the funniest lines!
|Lost Islands(the) (Live Action) (1970's) |
An Aussie kids series in which five children from around the globe, are stranded on an undiscovered Pacific island inhabited by the hostile, immortal leader ‘Q’ and his subjects. While continually planning how to escape the Isle of Tambu, the teens have a whale of a time learning how to fend for themselves, befriending some of the inhabitants and fighting off others.
|Lucky Dip (Live Action+Puppets) (UK) (1950's) |
Childrens newspaper style 'entertainment' show. Presented by Nevil Whiting and Howard Williams. The Correspondents included Grahame Dangerfield(nature), Bert Weedon(music) and Fanny Craddock(Cookery).
Comic relief was provided by puppets Ollie Bleak and Pussy Cat Willum.
Lucky Dip was the forerunner for 'Tuesday Rendevous'(1961-63) and then 'Five O'Clock Club'.
|Ludwig (Animation) (1970's) |
And the award for weirdest cartoon of all time must go to Ludwig. A mechanical egg-shaped thing, who could open up panels in his shell and produce various items that would help him in his adventures. The program would start with him flying in a helicopter fashion, and featured classical background music - no doubt Beethoven. Foreign nonesense, that usually resulted in disappointment when you'd been waiting for the 5.35 pre-news cartoon.
Aah Ludwig - what the hell were you meant to be ?
|Luna (Live Action) (UK) (1980's) |
Space age comedy for kids, with dystopian references for the adults and a girl in a short skirt for the teenage boys.