Trip down memory lane

December 5, 2005

I thought I would Google ‘Knightmare’ after Leonie’s comment on my last post. Can you believe there is a Bring Back Knightmare club? With a petition and everything. I mean the show finished in 1994 so the majority of people who watched it must be well into their 20’s now (yep like me). I just got a geek-walking-over-my-grave shudder.

Hope this helps cheer you up too Leonie-Lady!


  • Reply Adz December 5, 2005 at 5:55 pm

    I LOVED Knightmare! It was my favourite kids program. They sometimes show repeats on Challenge, but I dno’t have Sky no more, so can’t see it now.

    I heard rumours once that Challenge were going to make new episodes, but I don’t think it amounted to anything, I wish they would. TV these days needs some trips down memory lane, the old ones were always the best (ahem look what happened when they bought back Doctor Who?)

  • Reply monkey typist December 5, 2005 at 6:03 pm

    oh, how i wanted to go on knightmare (i still do, but id be scared)

    i used to really want to go on fun house, but i was far too worried about the big child-squashing rollers on the final bit of it. i mainly wanted to do the fun house grand prix but i didnt think i had the co-ordination to drive and get the tokens, and put them in the special bit of the car (now that i think about it i spent alot of my childhood worrying about simiar minute details!)

    i think ive seen the ‘bring back knightmare’ site before, and im not ashamed to admit it!

  • Reply Adz December 5, 2005 at 6:33 pm

    I wanted to go on knightmare, I applied with some friends, but never heard. Probably a good thing, I think we would have had huge arguements about who would have worn the helmet.

    I wanted to go on Fun House, the Grand Prix would have been too much fun, and I would have loved the house and all the child squishing devices, I think it was the gunge I wouldn’t have liked. It would have messed up my hair!

  • Reply Léonie December 5, 2005 at 6:47 pm

    There is NO WAY IN HELL I would’ve gone on Knightmare. I seem to remember thinking it was real. And that if you died in it you actually died. In real life. Although in retrospect that does seem a little… improbable.

    Thank you, Kelly, that DID cheer me up! Not the children dying thing, though. Well sort of the children dying thing.

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