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26 Feb 2008

Back in the days!!!!!!

Hello people, sorry I have not updated in like forever. You know naa, I still dey honeymoon..lol. Anyway a friend sent me the piece below and I just had to share with y'all. Coincidentally just yesterday, Rinsola and I were reminiscing about TV programmes we used to watch as kids. I remember most of the TV programmes below- Sesame street, SuperTed and DangerMouse were my favorite to watch. I guess the ones I don't know were the ones that aired when I was having my siesta lol. Gosh it was so much fun being a child- no worries, no responsibilities, just play and more play, mummy and daddy worried about clothes, books, food etc. Sometimes I wish I could be go back to being a child. Anyway enjoy the following piece. Oh by the way, only Nigerians born before 1984, lived in Nigeria and watched NTA will be able to relate with this piece.
ENJOY!!!
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Don't know how many of you lived in my time but you belong to my day if:

You had to wait till 4 o'clock to get any meaningful thing on NTA
You would eagerly sit in front of the T.V at 3:30pm watching all the multicolored lines while you waited for NTA come up.

The National Anthem was the first thing on TV

You watch Thunder sub
and Terrahawks on Mondays. Pigeon Street and Bertha came after. Samanja was for 7:30 and you hated Newsweek on Monday nights

You watch Fragle rock
, Sesame Street and animal games on Tuesdays. Reach out was at 5:30. Your elder ones disturbed your flow at 6:30pm on Tuesdays to watch koko close (Oluwalambe lord, Kasali open the gate), then you all watched new masquerade at 8:30pm.

You enjoyed Voltron
and hated commander mark on Wednesdays. Renta-ghost came up at 6pm then Kidi vision 101 at 6:30. Cock crow at dawn was up at 7:30 then Bassey and company (Mr. B is a millionaire) at 8:30.

G-force
, Scooby doo and Super-Ted were the deal on Thursdays; Wazombia didn't make sense then Village head master at 8:30pm.

Friday had the variety of Birdman
, Galaxy trio , Ovid video , inspector gadget , danger mouse e.t.c.
Friday nights……….. can't figure it anymore (some one else can fill in the gap)

Saturday mornings were boring after 10am. 7-10am had WWF then morning ride came up for 10am (very boring). The rest of the day had several annoying sport programs; but Things fall apart came up at 8pm.

Network news was very boring.

The only good thing on Sundays was behind the clouds.


Hoped u enjoyed d reminiscing...and for the veterans amongst us, kindly fill in the missing programs.


NB: If you were born later than 1984, you might not be able to recall any of these graceful memories.

23 comments:

  1. That was truly retro. Ugh the days of TSOS..they would not start till 4pm and that is when pupsy will come home and home work time.

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  2. LOL..i feel u jare...no wonder I can't remember some of these programmes..was either sleeping or doing home work..lol
    bros how u dey?? long time no talk!

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  3. did u read the last sentence? if you were born after 1984 you won't be able to recall those graceful memories. You know what that means abi? Hope your week is coming on well? Take care of u

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  4. me i duno wat it means o...lol...wat does it mean- that I am old??? You this chick...lol

    My week is coming on well, jare...yours??

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  5. Men, you tried babe, I remember all these our childhood shows! Sigh.... the good old days. I don't understand what kids these days are watching.
    (gosh am I old?)

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  6. hi FG...i didn't come up with this list o (who dash me to remember all these programmes...lol..) someone sent it to me and i thought to share with y'all...

    Hmm..you are right o...i also don't comprehend the stuff they show on TV for kids these days...some cartoons sef are so violent! o ga

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  7. u left out speed racer..or are u too young too remember..I hated newsweek

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  8. Very interesting post. It took me way way back...
    I really hated fragle rock btw.
    I agree with u on the violent cartoons they show these days.

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  9. You forgot tales by moonlight on sunday evenings...

    But this is truly a trip dpwn memory lane

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  10. @chioma- oh yah speed racer..i remember that...

    @aijay-i can't remember fragle rock sha..lol...

    @allied- thats true o..tales by moonlight...i actually thought it was in there. Anyway thanks for visiting

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  11. aloted, wr is arelu and all em fadeyi oloro's films? en? what of nancy drew series?


    Congrats on wedding, God bless union...

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  12. ah! naijachick..dem fadeyi films are another level entirely!...lol
    who remembers omo araye le...the play where the housegirl took over from the madam of the house?? i thot that was classic!!!!

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  13. i was later than 1984 but i still watched all these shows...u know nta likes to repeat..lol

    saturdays had cadbury breakfast television tho..2 hrs of cartoons and comedy..best day of the week..

    LOVED!!..Super Ted and TEDDY RUXBIN!

    Miss my childhood..

    Nice blog!

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  14. lol, A trip down memory lane. Whoever wrote ds has sm seriors detailed long tern memory. Renta ghost was one of my favs n tales by moon light.

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  15. @unwritten- lol..true dat. NTA can repeat! LOL. thanks for stopping by

    @oluwadee- i totally agree, some people's memory na wire! thanks for stopping by

    :)

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  16. WOW, now that I think back, "those days" were some of the best days of my life, my favourite progs. were Voltron, Renta ghost, & G-force (LOL). The Joys of childhood.
    Awesome Post, Girl, Keep The Light Shining.

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  17. oops, my first comments didn't register. Anyway, thanks for taking me down memory lane. I keep singing the theme song for "koko close" and remember begging my mom to let me stay up an hour later so i could watch 'Moonlighting' on Sunday nights after that news program was it "Newsline"?

    lol!


    NIGERIAN CURIOSITY
    IT WAS SO MUCH EASIER WHEN I ONLY HAD ONE...

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  18. You remind me of the very good old days! I so sang koko koko close!!! And oh i remember watching those lines (ours was black and white though...lol)

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  19. Wow, thanks for taking me way back... those were the days o, had so much fun!

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  20. Oh you've brought back so many memories...Thank you so much... Bookmarked.

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  21. Chai, all of you people don old o! Me I don't remember anything like these o ...

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  22. Hmmm, seems to me you must be 28.

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  23. @rethots..shu! don't u know u are not suppose to guess a woman's age..lol

    NO COMMENTS!!!

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