The List: Our favourite children’s TV theme tunes

RT staff remember the soundtracks of their youth

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Ahh, they don’t make ’em like they used to… Or maybe they do but we’re all a little bit too old to be watching them now.  

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RT has gone all nostalgic on you to present our favourite children’s TV theme tunes from our younger days.

Let us know your favourites in the comments section at the end – and enjoy…

1960s…

The Flintstones (1960-1966)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PPf3aaZmUw

The Banana Splits (1968-1970)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vS8RVkaIM9c

The Pink Panther Show (1969-1979)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSapOlzAKPI

1970s…

Mr Benn (1971-1972)/The Mr Men (1975)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ax9Xbu4boHE

The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972-1974)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0upwJC-XKBI

Bagpuss (1974)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ga23iSxyXO4

Tiswas (1974-1982)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9ot7mHbsRg

Jamie and the Magic Torch (1976-1979)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KeMMow_Itqw

Rentaghost (1976-1984)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7FytKTTIbY

Multi-Coloured Swap Shop (1976-1982)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzvI4p6ncqk

The Red Hand Gang (1974)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMcEiPQs8CA

The Flumps (1977)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOoYljRDYJQ

Battle of the Planets (1978)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acOnskcyrtA

The Famous Five (1978-1979)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPkh0lxFOhE

Huckleberry Finn and His Friends (1979)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCRiLyL0koc

The Littlest Hobo (1979-1985)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgGKSjiw0HQ

1980s…

Pigeon Street (1981)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XdgHiF4uiI

Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds (1981-1982)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TfuIo1DRTg

Around the World with Willy Fog (1983)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nGrYEFG6Ho

The Box of Delights (1984)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BxxdE9GvZc

Family Ness (1984 -1985)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wWMNcOZloo

Bertha (1985-1986)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coZfzTcv4bA

Jonny Briggs (1985-1987)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rq212jZi1yk

The Raccoons – ending music (1985-1991)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWn_i2YiBYg

Poddington Peas (1989)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iB3K7eFFXHE

Round the Twist (1989-2000)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zj0QMqPgAY

1990s…

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990-1996)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBe0VCso0qs

Heartbreak High (1994-1999)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7Gy-7r5eo0

Sweet Valley High (1994-1997)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhXOVQprYxk

Sister Sister (1994-1999)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4JcOZJi5JQ

Kenan and Kel (1996-2000)

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