British Kid’s TV DVD Review: Cult Kids Classics

Title: Cult Kids Classics
Release Date: October 14, 2002
Description: Remember these? Take a trip down memory lane with six of the best children’s programmes from the last thirty years! Compiled onto one handy DVD, sit back and enjoy 116 minutes of pure nostalgia.
Chorlton and the Wheelies – Chorlton and the Silence Spell (1977)
Chorlton and the Wheelies – Spot the Happiness Dragon (1979)
Danger Mouse – Danger Mouse Saves the World Again (1982)
Danger Mouse – The Four Tasks of Danger Mouse (1982)
Count Duckula – The Ghost of Castle McDuckula (1988)
Jamie and the Magic Torch – The Flying Rabbit (1977)
Rainbow – Naughty Zippy (1981)
Button moon – A Day Trip to Button Moon (1983)


This DVD features some great episodes from classic Kid’s TV. My favourite episodes on this DVD are Naughty Zippy (Rainbow) and The Four Tasks of Danger Mouse (Danger Mouse). Some of the screen navigation does look a bit cheap, but this is understandable since it has been made by a small company. There are no special features, which is a shame as another DVD from the same company (Classic Kids Hits from School Disco) had interviews with Brian Cosgrove talking about the creation of Danger Mouse and Chorlton and the Wheelies.

Overall, I think this is a good DVD with a good selection of episodes. Though, it is a bit expensive on Amazon at £9.85. But I managed to pick mine up for £1 at a charity shop.

You can buy it here.


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