There was no better feeling than that moment when the school bell rung for the final time and then you had freedom for six whole weeks away from teachers and could do what you wanted. It was awesome but admittedly got a tad boring especially towards the end of it. Luckily us British kids had some great shows to take some of the time up before we headed off to play footie in the park or burn around on our bikes pretending that we were Street Hawk. We've racked our memory banks and cleared the cobwebs and have come up with a selection of shows that we remember from the late 80's to early 90's that we watched because what else was there to do? Thankfully, they were pretty decent and helped start the day off nicely whether it was blazing hot or chucking it down with rain we usually stayed in to watch these. Pugwall Pugwall was awesome, it followed Peter Unwin George Wall and his band the Orange Organics as they dreamt of rock and roll stardom and they nearly made it in the end when they went to Japan to record their album. Equally awesome was his family, Herohead, Supes and his annoying little sister Marmaloid who used to get bribed with chocolate bars when Pugwall got into trouble which happened quite a lot. This was a brilliant Aussie import and was on Channel 4 most days. The show ran for two seasons across 42 episodes and was considered a must watch each morning and rightly so, it was great and you can admit it you still know the music because we do too. Treasure Island in Outer Space Ok, this one is a bit obscure but we remember watching this in the late 80's (or maybe early 90's) on ITV and it was a chance YouTube encounter that instantly opened the flood gates of nostalgia (and confirmed we didn't imagine the series) It was also know as Space Island and was an Italian\/German made series and is pretty much a futuristic version of the classic book. It even had Earnest Borgnine in it, you know the famous actor who also starred in Airwolf. Looking at it today it has a real retro future vibe to it and had some genuinely freaky moments in it and some cool practical effects for the time. Adventures On Kythera Another Aussie import and was on our screens circa 1991. It was set on the Greek Island of Kythera and followed five Aussie kids on their adventures around the Island. It was great fun to watch especially on a rainy day as it was always sunny on the show and had 13 episodes split into two series. Vicky The Viking There were quite a few cartoons on in the morning but the one that seemed to only run in the summer holidays was Vicky The Viking. As the title points out Vicky was a viking and a clever one at that who invented loads of cool things to help here village. It was entertaining and had a catchy theme tune too. Why Don't You Why Don't You was a show presented by kids like you and me and it covered peopled hobbies and gave you ideas of things to do and craft related things to make. We always remember them saying make this amazing thing to only find out that you didn't actually have any of the stuff laying around the house to make it. You either loved this show or spent the next half hour flicking through the four channels or you heeded their advice in the theme tune and turned off the telly and went outside. Saved By The Bell Saved By The Bell is quite possibly the best kids TV series ever made. It was so much fun to watch and who didn't want to go to Bayside High instead of your boring school and have a head master like Mr Belding or hanging out at The Max eating cheeseburgers after school which definitely beat making do with a 5p ice pole from the newsagents. This was the show that kept us entertained the most and we even got the TV movies such as the one where they worked the summer at a beach club where Zack, AC Slater, Jessie, Kelly and Screech worked whilst Lisa was a guest at the resort. It occasionally covered some controversial subjects but in the main was brilliant fun to watch and had us all laughing and wishing we were there too. What Summer Holiday Kids TV Shows Did You Watch? That's it from Retroheadz for now, however, let us know what shows you remember watching during the Summer Holidays that we haven't covered too.