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Subject: Fox Kids

Written By: NostalgicWanderer92 on 12/28/12 at 12:24 pm

One of the greatest children blocks of all time during the 90s. We had great shows like Batman the Animated Series, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, The Tick, X-Men the Animated Series, Spider-Man the Animated Series, Goosebumps, and many more! Let's discuss this 90s nostalgic block! A time when everyday after school, there was a treat waiting for you and waking up every Saturday morning was magical.  ;D

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/fa/FOX_Kids_logo.svg

http://sharetv.org/images/batman_the_animated_series-show.jpg

http://fandomania.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/mmprgroup.jpg

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-UUzUQ7IAKeo/TdlN7IE8JmI/AAAAAAAABAo/4cZr7dBDl_8/s1600/x-men+animated+series+icon.jpg

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-EJ1h49M2ooM/T2N_8UdKM0I/AAAAAAAAAHA/JEY67SAD7P0/s1600/spiderman-animated1994.jpg

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: thenewtattoo on 12/28/12 at 12:43 pm

Fox kids was awesome

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: thenewtattoo on 12/28/12 at 12:45 pm

The thing that really fudgeed up fox kids    is when Batman ,Animanics and Tiny Toons Moved to kids Wb

Fox kids was till good tho after tht

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mach!ne_he@d on 12/28/12 at 8:39 pm

http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/beetleborgs.jpg

You might be a reformed member of the Fox Kids Club if.... you can remember what the eff those things are.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: nally on 12/29/12 at 1:46 am


Batman ,Animanics and Tiny Toons Moved to kids Wb

Fox kids was till good tho after tht

I really liked Tiny Toons; it was part of the Fox Kids Network lineup in the early 90's. That show had some very colorful characters (particularly the animal characters) with quirky personalities.

Animaniacs...I didn't really get into much until well after it moved to KidsWB, even though I was in my teens during that show's run.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: Howard on 12/29/12 at 6:38 am


One of the greatest children blocks of all time during the 90s. We had great shows like Batman the Animated Series, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, The Tick, X-Men the Animated Series, Spider-Man the Animated Series, Goosebumps, and many more! Let's discuss this 90s nostalgic block! A time when everyday after school, there was a treat waiting for you and waking up every Saturday morning was magical.  ;D

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/fa/FOX_Kids_logo.svg

http://sharetv.org/images/batman_the_animated_series-show.jpg

http://fandomania.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/mmprgroup.jpg

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-UUzUQ7IAKeo/TdlN7IE8JmI/AAAAAAAABAo/4cZr7dBDl_8/s1600/x-men+animated+series+icon.jpg

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-EJ1h49M2ooM/T2N_8UdKM0I/AAAAAAAAAHA/JEY67SAD7P0/s1600/spiderman-animated1994.jpg


I was never much into Fox Kids in the 90's.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: NostalgicWanderer92 on 12/29/12 at 10:36 am

Fox Kids was such a great block! It started going downhill in the early 2000s in my opinion. Sadly, Haim Saban and Fox sold all of the shows to Disney and they changed it to the Fox Box in 2003. That's when I knew we were at the end of an era.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: nally on 12/29/12 at 1:22 pm


I was never much into Fox Kids in the 90's.

I wasn't into it after the 1992-93 season myself. Mainly due to the fact that I was entering junior high and had plenty of school priorities and no time to watch much "afterschool" TV. I might've been "outgrowing" some of the newer programs myself.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: whistledog on 12/29/12 at 5:52 pm

Wasn't Eek! the Cat part of FOX kids?

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: Howard on 12/29/12 at 7:27 pm


Fox Kids was such a great block! It started going downhill in the early 2000s in my opinion. Sadly, Haim Saban and Fox sold all of the shows to Disney and they changed it to the Fox Box in 2003. That's when I knew we were at the end of an era.


Then after that you had shows like Family Guy,Simpsons and King Of The Hill?

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: Satish on 12/29/12 at 10:41 pm

Oh yeah, a bunch of great cartoons on Fox in the 90s on weekday afternoons and Saturday mornings. Stuff like Tiny Toons,Animaniacs, Batman, X-Men and Spiderman. Tiny Toons and Animaniacs were sharp and clever updates of the old Looney Tunes characters. And for comic book fans, the Batman, X-Men and Spiderman cartoons on Fox were some of the best versions made of those stories.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: nally on 12/30/12 at 12:58 am


Wasn't Eek! the Cat part of FOX kids?

I think so, particularly on the Saturday morning lineup. Not sure about weekdays, though.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: 80sfan on 12/30/12 at 4:31 pm

I didn't know of my depression/anxiety in the 90s, and it's partly responsible for my social anxiety in my childhood, so Fox Kids was my friends when I was a kid in the 90s!

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: Foo Bar on 12/30/12 at 10:39 pm


Wasn't Eek! the Cat part of FOX kids?


Eeyup.

"The show premiered on the now-defunct Fox Kids block in 1992 as Eek! The Cat. Thirteen 20 minute episodes were produced for its first season. A recurring character named Mr. Iwanter was a caricature of then-Fox Kids executive Sid Iwanter."
  - Wikipedia, Eek!_The_Cat.

Wq_-ADVG4LQ
  - Eekpocalypse Now!

College.
Poop.
I was still only in college.
Every time, I thought I was gonna wake up back at home watching cartoons.

When I was home after my first year, it was worse.  I'd wake up and there'd be nothing.  I hardly said a word to my mom until I said "because it's funny" when she asked why I was watching Tiny Toons.  When I was home, I wanted to be in the dorms; when I was in the dorms, all I could think of was watching cartoons.  I'd been there a few years now... waiting for a degree... getting softer.  Every minute I stayed in this dorm, I got weaker, and every minute the economy squatted in the bush, it got stronger.  Each time I looked around the walls moved in a little tighter.

Everyone gets everything he wants.  I wanted to watch cartoons, and for my studies, Fox Kids gave me... not just one, more like five or six.  Brought 'em up to me like room service.  They were real choice cartoons, and when they were over, I still wanted more.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: Jock on 12/31/12 at 6:00 pm

In my country Fox Kids was huge in the early 2000's like 2000-2003-ish. It ran on our Rupert Murdoch-owned channel. They showed Spider-Man as I remember, but I most fondly remember watching the following:

"Beverly Hills Teens"
"Inspector Gadget"
"Masked Rider"
"Eek The Cat"
"The Kids From Room 402"
"The Why Why Family"
"Eerie, Indiana"

It was later renamed 'Jetix' and went down from there. I miss it so much. I loved watching those in my early teens.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mxcrashxm on 10/04/15 at 8:55 pm

Fox Kids was fantastic. I'm glad I watched until its end in 2002. This is also the block where Digimon first premiered and was supposed to rival Pokemon, but it ended up being its own show. I feel like that show was underrated when it aired. Power Rangers was great as well especially when it was owned by Fox and Saban. When the franchise was bought by Disney, I felt it was over although I had stopped watching it before it was even purchased.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mqg96 on 10/05/15 at 2:49 pm

I did not watch FOX Kids/FOX BOX at all for some reason. I honestly don't remember watching it myself or discovering it at someone else's house. It's one of those kids networks/blocks out there that was out of my conscious my whole childhood.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: Gdowe1991 on 10/05/15 at 7:07 pm


http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/beetleborgs.jpg

You might be a reformed member of the Fox Kids Club if.... you can remember what the eff those things are.
Big Bad Beetleburgs!!!  :D

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: bchris02 on 10/05/15 at 11:40 pm


http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/beetleborgs.jpg

You might be a reformed member of the Fox Kids Club if.... you can remember what the eff those things are.


Big Bad Beetleborgs!

Anybody remember this short-lived MMPR spinoff?

http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/kamenrider/images/2/23/Kamen_Rider_Black_RX.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20130703042412

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mach!ne_he@d on 10/06/15 at 10:00 am


Big Bad Beetleborgs!

Anybody remember this short-lived MMPR spinoff?

http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/kamenrider/images/2/23/Kamen_Rider_Black_RX.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20130703042412


That would be "Masked Rider", or the "Roach Show" as my Dad used to jokingly call it back then when I used to watch it, as he always thought that Dax in costume looked like a gigantic cockroach. ;D

It's amazing just how many Power Ranger rip-offs Saban made back in the mid '90s. They were all obviously created as an attempt to capitalize off of the MMPR fad, but almost all of the shows bombed in less than two seasons. How about these other '90s era MMPR copycats:

http://www.monsterattackteam.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/VR-Rangers1.jpg

http://vignette4.wikia.nocookie.net/tokusatsu/images/3/37/Logo-superhumansamuraisybersquad.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20130114143807

http://blastfromthepasttv.com/mysticknightstitle.jpg

http://www.strangekidsclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/tattoo-teenage-alien-fighters-595x347.png

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mqg96 on 10/06/15 at 10:15 am

Looking through this thread, even though I consider this FOX Kids block before my time (never watched it anyway), I'd probably consider 1994 as the ultimate year of this block in terms of all the programming and variety that was around, kinda like the way I feel about the 2002 or 2003 years when it comes to CN, but I may be off by a little though. I wonder if FOX Kids had a weekday afternoon or morning block like Kids WB did throughout its tenure as well?

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mach!ne_he@d on 10/06/15 at 12:39 pm


Looking through this thread, even though I consider this FOX Kids block before my time (never watched it anyway), I'd probably consider 1994 as the ultimate year of this block in terms of all the programming and variety that was around, kinda like the way I feel about the 2002 or 2003 years when it comes to CN, but I may be off by a little though. I wonder if FOX Kids had a weekday afternoon or morning block like Kids WB did throughout its tenure as well?


Yep, not only did Fox have a weekday kids block, but before Toonami or Kids WB came along, the Fox Kids Club was the premiere afternoon kids block for years. You could debate about exactly when Fox Kids "peaked", but I tend to agree about 1994, because that was when they were airing that epic Animaniacs/Tiny Toons/Batman: TAS lineup from 3-5 PM weekdays. After that, Fox Kids actually took a big hit in 1995 with the debut of Kids WB, because all three of those shows (which were produced by Warner Bros.) moved over to The WB, leading Fox to start showing increasingly more episodes of MMPR and it's rip-off shows.

I think this video sums up the "peak" era of Fox Kids quite well:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGU9HySSVOQ

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: bchris02 on 10/06/15 at 1:30 pm

Yeah I was trying to think of VR Troopers last night when I saw this thread but I couldn't think of it.  Thanks for posting that.  MMPR was a horribly bad show that is beloved today simply because of the nostalgia and the cult following it had.  As bad as it was however, shows like VR Troopers were much worse.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: bchris02 on 10/06/15 at 1:32 pm

Anybody remember Eek! the Cat?

http://i.ytimg.com/vi/ksZ-W6j_A1w/hqdefault.jpg

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: Eazy-EMAN1995 on 10/06/15 at 2:34 pm


Looking through this thread, even though I consider this FOX Kids block before my time (never watched it anyway),

Yeah, I consider Fox Kids's ''heyday'' a little before my time. But NOT the netowrk in general. Cause of Power Rangers, Digimon, Beyblade. etc.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mqg96 on 10/06/15 at 2:55 pm


Yeah, I consider Fox Kids ''heyday'' a little before my time. But NOT the netowrk in general. Cause of Power Rangers, Digimon, Beyblade. etc.


Kid Stations:

Cartoon Network: 50%

Nickelodeon: 20%

Toon Disney/Jetix: 20%

Disney Channel: 10%


Saturday Morning Blocks:

Kids WB: 80%

One Saturday Morning/ABC Kids: 19.5%

FOX Kids/FOX BOX: 0.5%


That's basically in a nutshell my percentage of time watching these networks from 2001-2006.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: ocarinafan96 on 10/06/15 at 3:04 pm


Yep, not only did Fox have a weekday kids block, but before Toonami or Kids WB came along, the Fox Kids Club was the premiere afternoon kids block for years. You could debate about exactly when Fox Kids "peaked", but I tend to agree about 1994, because that was when they were airing that epic Animaniacs/Tiny Toons/Batman: TAS lineup from 3-5 PM weekdays. After that, Fox Kids actually took a big hit in 1995 with the debut of Kids WB, because all three of those shows (which were produced by Warner Bros.) moved over to The WB, leading Fox to start showing increasingly more episodes of MMPR and it's rip-off shows.

I think this video sums up the "peak" era of Fox Kids quite well:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGU9HySSVOQ


Yeah 1994 was definitely the peak of Fox Kids. I would say 2001 was the same way for Kids WB

xHQNIa0eBLA

It had all of the Kids WB Classics like Pokemon, Batman Beyond, & Men in Black to name a few, aka Y2K Era shows. This was definitely the peak of the block and being 5 at the time, debatably the start of my core childhood, I remember it vividly  :)

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mqg96 on 10/06/15 at 3:05 pm


Yeah 1994 was definitely the peak of Fox Kids. I would say 2001 was the same way for Kids WB

xHQNIa0eBLA

It had all of the Kids WB Classics like Pokemon, Batman Beyond, & Men in Black to name a few, aka Y2K Era shows. This was definitely the peak of the block and being 5 at the time, debatably the start of my core childhood, I remember it vividly  :)


Yeah, the peak of Kids WB's silver age would probably be 2001 or 2002 most definitely!

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: SpyroKev on 10/06/15 at 3:27 pm

The only memory I have of Fox Kids was catching Sonic Underground in 1998. Me, my brother and our closest friend used to actually talk about how we missed out since he had VHS marathon recordings of Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers with commercials.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: ocarinafan96 on 10/06/15 at 3:50 pm


Yeah, the peak of Kids WB's silver age would probably be 2001 or 2002 most definitely!


Exactly! The peak of the Golden Age was probably 1998 and the bronze age probably 2005 or 2006

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: Eazy-EMAN1995 on 10/06/15 at 4:02 pm


Exactly! The peak of the Golden Age was probably 1998 and the bronze age probably 2005 or 2006

Yeah, the peak of Kids WB's silver age would probably be 2001 or 2002 most definitely!

Yes 2001 was my favorite kid WB year besides 1999. As a matter of fact, 2001 was a DAMNED good year for kids networks. Cartoon Network, Fox Kids and Kids WB had my favorite years those years. Despite 9/11, man what a time it was to be a kid!

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: bchris02 on 10/06/15 at 4:05 pm




That's basically in a nutshell my percentage of time watching these networks from 2001-2006.


Yeah, Fox Kids was a part of '90s kid culture with its peak in the mid '90s.  The bloc was discontinued in 2002, so '00s kids didn't experience it unless it was through reruns.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mqg96 on 10/06/15 at 4:34 pm


Yeah, Fox Kids was a part of '90s kid culture with its peak in the mid '90s.  The bloc was discontinued in 2002, so '00s kids didn't experience it unless it was through reruns.


Correct, I do remember watching some of the FOX Kids shows of your time but through reruns only. Spider-Man: TAS (1994) and X-Men: TAS (1992) I caught on Toon Disney's Jetix block. I'm pretty sure all the Warner Bros. cartoons from the 90's played reruns on Cartoon Network at some point too.

Kids WB was more of a late 90's/early 2000's cultural Saturday morning kids block when it comes to its peak. Cartoon Network's golden age was the early 2000's as well, while its silver age was the mid 2000's.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mqg96 on 10/06/15 at 4:42 pm


Exactly! The peak of the Golden Age was probably 1998 and the bronze age probably 2005 or 2006


Yeah, I consider the 2005-2006 school year as Kids WB's bronze age since that was the last season it was on the WB before moved to the CW for its last two years, and also 2005-2006 was very very transitional for Kids WB as well. 2004-2005 school year was the last time the block was in its silver age and personally the last great lineup IMO.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: Eazy-EMAN1995 on 10/06/15 at 8:46 pm


Yeah, Fox Kids was a part of '90s kid culture with its peak in the mid '90s.  The bloc was discontinued in 2002, so '00s kids didn't experience it unless it was through reruns.

I experienced it from 1999-2002 when they were showing Digimon, Beyblade, Power Rangers Lost Galaxy, Lightspeed Rescue, Time Force, wild force.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: Foo Bar on 10/07/15 at 7:17 pm


Anybody remember Eek! the Cat?


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

Apocalypse Now parody episode was awesome.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: nally on 10/07/15 at 10:58 pm

In the early 90s, Fox Kids Network used "Dynamo Duck" bumpers (leading into and out of commercial breaks) for some of its programs.

Here's a montage of some of them:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptx4a6GWkjM

And a few more here, during the first minute and a half of the clip:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QIf8YWVgvE

The duck was voiced off camera by Dan Castellaneta, best known for voicing Homer Simpson (and other Simpsons characters).

Anyone remember these?

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: violet_shy on 10/09/15 at 1:15 pm


In the early 90s, Fox Kids Network used "Dynamo Duck" bumpers (leading into and out of commercial breaks) for some of its programs.

Here's a montage of some of them:


The duck was voiced off camera by Dan Castellaneta, best known for voicing Homer Simpson (and other Simpsons characters).

Anyone remember these?


I do. I laughed a little when I saw these, I remembered them right away.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mach!ne_he@d on 10/09/15 at 2:42 pm


In the early 90s, Fox Kids Network used "Dynamo Duck" bumpers (leading into and out of commercial breaks) for some of its programs.

Here's a montage of some of them:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptx4a6GWkjM

And a few more here, during the first minute and a half of the clip:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QIf8YWVgvE

The duck was voiced off camera by Dan Castellaneta, best known for voicing Homer Simpson (and other Simpsons characters).

Anyone remember these?


Wow, thanks for that trip down memory lane! I only vaguely remember those bumpers (as I was just in Kindergarten at that time), but I do recall them. I wouldn't have noticed it at the time, but watching them again now, it's pretty easy to tell that Castellaneta is doing the duck's voice. It actually sounds alot like Homer's voice in the 1st season Simpsons episodes.

My main years of watching Fox Kids came in the mid '90s when Wilby Baxter was sort of the unofficial "mascot" of the block:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8d5eQzcQWqg

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mqg96 on 10/09/15 at 3:17 pm


Wow, thanks for that trip down memory lane! I only vaguely remember those bumpers (as I was just in Kindergarten at that time), but I do recall them. I wouldn't have noticed it at the time, but watching them again now, it's pretty easy to tell that Castellaneta is doing the duck's voice. It actually sounds alot like Homer's voice in the 1st season Simpsons episodes.

My main years of watching Fox Kids came in the mid '90s when Wilby Baxter was sort of the unofficial "mascot" of the block:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8d5eQzcQWqg


Question, did you start watching FOX Kids in 1992 or was 1993 the first full year you recall the network? I could see Kindergarten being that transitional year, because you're usually transitioning away from preschool shows to big kid shows and by the time you're about to graduate Kindergarten or start 1st grade you're into big kid shows only and you're no longer watching preschool shows. Same here. I started Kindergarten in 2001, I don't remember all of 2001 Cartoon Network, only the later half of that year, but those are my earliest memories of the channel, but from January 2002 to December 2002 I can recall all of Cartoon Network crystal clearly though.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mach!ne_he@d on 10/09/15 at 3:57 pm


Question, did you start watching FOX Kids in 1992 or was 1993 the first full year you recall the network? I could see Kindergarten being that transitional year, because you're usually transitioning away from preschool shows to big kid shows and by the time you're about to graduate Kindergarten or start 1st grade you're into big kid shows only and you're no longer watching preschool shows. Same here. I started Kindergarten in 2001, I don't remember all of 2001 Cartoon Network, only the later half of that year, but those are my earliest memories of the channel, but from January 2002 to December 2002 I can recall all of Cartoon Network crystal clearly though.


Interesting question. I know that I started watching Fox Kids sometime in 1992 because I have a VHS tape somewhere around here from that summer with Fox Kids content on it. We actually still didn't have cable at that time, so up through my Kindergarten year Fox Kids and PBS were just about the only ways that I had to watch cartoons on weekdays.

Having said that, I only have a few vague memories of Fox Kids in 1992. 1993 was the year when the afternoon block really became must-see TV for me, because Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers made it's debut that August (almost to the exact day that I started 1st grade), and I was pretty much hooked on that show from day one.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: Gdowe1991 on 10/09/15 at 4:36 pm


Anybody remember Eek! the Cat?

http://i.ytimg.com/vi/ksZ-W6j_A1w/hqdefault.jpg
Yep, I remember that show although I never really watched it much, I even remember the toys from Wendy's in 1996 when I was 5, I got the toy with Eek holding a long stack of trays or dishes.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mqg96 on 10/09/15 at 5:52 pm


Interesting question. I know that I started watching Fox Kids sometime in 1992 because I have a VHS tape somewhere around here from that summer with Fox Kids content on it. We actually still didn't have cable at that time, so up through my Kindergarten year Fox Kids and PBS were just about the only ways that I had to watch cartoons on weekdays.

Having said that, I only have a few vague memories of Fox Kids in 1992. 1993 was the year when the afternoon block really became must-see TV for me, because Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers made it's debut that August (almost to the exact day that I started 1st grade), and I was pretty much hooked on that show from day one.


Yeah, my Kindergarten year (2001-2002), I'd usually watch PBS Kids on the weekdays (Mon-Thur), I clearly remember season 5 of Arthur airing that year, and season 5 was the only season of the whole series they ever used that remix ending on the credits. Then sometimes I'd watch Stanley on Playhouse Disney or Little Bill on Nick Jr. Then Fridays, Saturdays, and some Sundays I'd always watch Cartoon Network. Fridays after Kindergarten I'd watch the end of Toonami then Cartoon Cartoon Fridays would come on. Then Saturdays I'd watch Kids WB or sometimes I'd stay on Cartoon Network and watch Looney Tunes, Scooby-Doo, or sometimes they'd play marathons a random Cartoon Cartoon one weekend. I remember Justice League and Samurai Jack being pretty new at the time along with all the Cartoon Cartoons that were already around.

I remember that Spring break 2002 like yesterday, and the week before that I was sick from Kindergarten for a whole week, so my Kindergarten Spring break lasted for 2 full weeks, and I remember watching Cartoon Network a lot throughout that span and discovering more shows, even in the hotel room in Sarasota, FL, which was my first beach trip ever my whole life, and I remember it being my first Aquarium trip and I had played Putt-Putt golf over there as well. There was this weeknight block on Cartoon Network called Primetime, and it had jazz music background in between the commercials while watching your favorite shows. Which is why I believe 2002 was the absolute peak year for the network. Nickelodeon, Toon Disney, and Kids WB were just as boss at the time as well. Lastly, when it comes to 1st grade, I can relate too, I remember when Codename: KND came out that year, it was epic seeing the first premiere, then the summer before my 2nd grade year Teen Titans had came out!

Anyways, as I already stated before, while I consider FOX Kids before my time, the FOX Kids shows I grew up on as reruns were X-Men: TAS, Spiderman: TAS, and that Incredible Hulk cartoon. Pretty much all the Marvel cartoons from your time I saw reruns on Toon Disney's Jetix block, and those were pretty good. Not everybody had Toon Disney/Jetix though, I believe you needed digital cable for it, but I remember having the channel at the time and those being played on there.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: Eazy-EMAN1995 on 10/09/15 at 6:50 pm


Question, did you start watching FOX Kids in 1992 or was 1993 the first full year you recall the network? I could see Kindergarten being that transitional year, because you're usually transitioning away from preschool shows to big kid shows and by the time you're about to graduate Kindergarten or start 1st grade you're into big kid shows only and you're no longer watching preschool shows. Same here. I started Kindergarten in 2001, I don't remember all of 2001 Cartoon Network, only the later half of that year, but those are my earliest memories of the channel, but from January 2002 to December 2002 I can recall all of Cartoon Network crystal clearly though.

Everything you stated, pretty much clarifies why Preschool, pre k, and kindergarten all felt the same to me in terms of the programming was watching. The programming I was watching was all pretty much the same. Preschool it was PBS Kids, Kids WB, Nick, Fox Kids, playhouse and Zoog DC. Pre K it was PBS kids, Kids WB, Nick,Nick Jr, CN, Fox Kids, Playhouse and zoog DC, and Kindergarten PBS kids,Kids WB,Nick Jr, Nick,CN, Fox Kids, Playhouse and Zoog DC.
I pretty much watched anything that was one when I was 4-6! 8)  1st grade I was pretty much done with Playhousedisney and Nick Jr as a full time viewer, however I watched PBS kids as long as 2006 actually. ;)

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mqg96 on 10/09/15 at 7:14 pm


Everything you stated, pretty much clarifies why Preschool, pre k, and kindergarten all felt the same to me in terms of the programming was watching. The programming I was watching was all pretty much the same. Preschool it was PBS Kids, Kids WB, Nick, Fox Kids, playhouse and Zoog DC. Pre K it was PBS kids, Kids WB, Nick,Nick Jr, CN, Fox Kids, Playhouse and zoog DC, and Kindergarten PBS kids,Kids WB,Nick Jr, Nick,CN, Fox Kids, Playhouse and Zoog DC.
I pretty much watched anything that was one when I was 4-6! 8)  1st grade I was pretty much done with Playhousedisney and Nick Jr as a full time viewer, however I watched PBS kids as long as 2006 actually. ;)


Although like I said before, from my personal life and experience, I don't think Kindergarten is in the same stage as preschool & pre-K. (It scratches my head I don't know why most people think this) Especially when it comes to how well memories go and how well you gasp on the pop culture. Kindergarten & 1st grade wasn't a huge jump for me, it was in the same school. Pre-K to Kindergarten was a huge jump for me in life. I made tons of friends in Kindergarten and I still remember half of my Kindergarten roster by heart to this day, my memories of the pre-K roster has fainted away. Matter of fact, there's a reason why they say "K-12", specifically they're talking about Kindergarten through senior year of high school. Preschool & pre-K is not mandatory and not everybody went. My preschool & pre-K was in a separate building in a totally different location. My Kindergarten class was with a bunch of people in the same building as 1st-5th graders. Plus Kindergarteners play on the same playground as 1st-5th graders and goes to P.E. and art too, which I didn't do in pre-K. Further more, I get my Kindergarten & 1st grade years lumped together, my 2nd & 3rd grade years lumped together, and my 4th & 5th grade years lumped together. While my preschool & pre-K years were in a small separate building so that definitely felt similar. BTW, I stopped watching Playhouse Disney and Nick Jr. around Spring 2002, I think Winter 2002 was the last time I watched preschool shows right before I turned 6, after Spring break 2002 I was just watching Cartoon Network, Kids WB, Nickelodeon, and Toon Disney most of the time. I watched Disney Channel sometimes. I still continued to watch PBS Kids until mid 2003.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mqg96 on 10/09/15 at 7:22 pm


Kindergarten PBS kids,Kids WB,Nick Jr, Nick,CN, Fox Kids, Playhouse and Zoog DC.


and one more question, in what order did you watch all of these? Like Monday-Thursday, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays? When did you watch CN, Nick, or Zoog DC at the time? How often did you watch these networks and at the time what did you watch the most? Did you watch Cartoon Network or Nick more during the summers or school years. Did you only watch preschool shows on Nick Jr. during the weekdays? (Mon-Thurs). Of course Kids WB could only be seen on Saturday mornings or weekday afternoons.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: Eazy-EMAN1995 on 10/09/15 at 7:39 pm


Although like I said before, from my personal life and experience, I don't think Kindergarten is in the same stage as preschool & pre-K. (It scratches my head I don't know why most people think this) Especially when it comes to how well memories go and how well you gasp on the pop culture. Kindergarten & 1st grade wasn't a huge jump for me, it was in the same school. Pre-K to Kindergarten was a huge jump for me in life. I made tons of friends in Kindergarten and I still remember half of my Kindergarten roster by heart to this day, my memories of the pre-K roster has fainted away. Matter of fact, there's a reason why they say "K-12", specifically they're talking about Kindergarten through senior year of high school. Preschool & pre-K is not mandatory and not everybody went. My preschool & pre-K was in a separate building in a totally different location. My Kindergarten class was with a bunch of people in the same building as 1st-5th graders. Plus Kindergarteners play on the same playground as 1st-5th graders and goes to P.E. and art too, which I didn't do in pre-K. Further more, I get my Kindergarten & 1st grade years lumped together, my 2nd & 3rd grade years lumped together, and my 4th & 5th grade years lumped together. While my preschool & pre-K years were in a small separate building so that definitely felt similar.

Well, my school was kinda weird. In kindergarten we had recess where the pre kers would play. Our classrooms were near the preschoolers and pre ks. The only difference I can think of is that we had PE in kindergarten and ate lunch with the 1st and 2nd graders. You see I was at a private school and preschool through 8th grade were in the same building. Therefore that's why the jump from kindergarten to 1st grade was HUGE to me! 1st grade we had recess where EVERYBODY played, had classrooms near the 2nd and 3rd graders. etc. etc.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mqg96 on 10/09/15 at 7:46 pm


Well, my school was kinda weird. In kindergarten we had recess where the pre kers would play. Our classrooms were near the preschoolers and pre ks. The only difference I can think of is that we had PE in kindergarten and ate lunch with the 1st and 2nd graders. You see I was at a private school and preschool through 8th grade were in the same building. Therefore that's why the jump from kindergarten to 1st grade was HUGE to me! 1st grade we had recess where EVERYBODY played, had classrooms near the 2nd and 3rd graders. etc. etc.


You being in a private school!? That's new to me. Matter of fact, that's already two people in one week I've found out on this forum who went to private school. Did you spend your whole K-12 years in private school or did you transfer to public school your last few years? I went to public schools throughout my whole K-12 years in Georgia. Also, you said you go to University of Kentucky (Wildcats) right?

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: nally on 10/09/15 at 7:49 pm


I do. I laughed a little when I saw these, I remembered them right away.

Oh yeah, I enjoyed his quips too. Sometimes I'd watch the programs just to see Dynamo Duck. ;D



Wow, thanks for that trip down memory lane! I only vaguely remember those bumpers (as I was just in Kindergarten at that time), but I do recall them. I wouldn't have noticed it at the time, but watching them again now, it's pretty easy to tell that Castellaneta is doing the duck's voice. It actually sounds alot like Homer's voice in the 1st season Simpsons episodes.

Oh yeah, it does. I didn't even notice it at the time, but now I do.




My main years of watching Fox Kids came in the mid '90s when Wilby Baxter was sort of the unofficial "mascot" of the block:


I don't remember him, mainly because I wasn't watching it anymore by then; once I got into junior high in 1992-93 I was watching weekday television less and less.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mqg96 on 10/09/15 at 7:58 pm

If I was born in 1986 instead of 1996, my favorite FOX Kids shows would've been anything Looney Tunes or Marvel related ;)

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: Eazy-EMAN1995 on 10/09/15 at 9:53 pm


and one more question, in what order did you watch all of these? Like Monday-Thursday, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays? When did you watch CN, Nick, or Zoog DC at the time? How often did you watch these networks and at the time what did you watch the most? Did you watch Cartoon Network or Nick more during the summers or school years. Did you only watch preschool shows on Nick Jr. during the weekdays? (Mon-Thurs). Of course Kids WB could only be seen on Saturday mornings or weekday afternoons.

Yes, Monday- Thursday,during those years it was Nick Jr. and Playhouse disney in the morning and PBS kids and Kids WB in the afternoon, then switch back and forth from Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network in the evening, and Zoog Disney or Nick at Nite at night time, BUT on Mondays it was either MNF or WWF RAW is WAR/ WCW Nitro at night time, unfortunately I did not get to watch a lot of the main events. I had to wait till they reran it on Saturday to see that! ;) Of course I was switching back and forth from Kids WB, Fox Kids, and one Saturday morning on Saturday mornings. Also WWF RAW and Smackdown reshows on Saturday afternoons. On Sundays I remember seeing some Cartoon Network, Fox/ABC Family, and Nick. I'd also even watch NFL and NBA games with my dad.

Also on weekdays I'd even watch Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune, NBC,CBS, and ABC primetime news with either Tom Brokaw, Dan Rather, and Peter Jennings and primetime tv when I was at my grandparents.

Specifically during my 1999, 2000, and 2001 summers I watched Nickelodeon the most. 2002, 2003, 2004 I watched CN the most.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: Eazy-EMAN1995 on 10/09/15 at 9:55 pm


You being in a private school!? That's new to me. Matter of fact, that's already two people in one week I've found out on this forum who went to private school. Did you spend your whole K-12 years in private school or did you transfer to public school your last few years? I went to public schools throughout my whole K-12 years in Georgia. Also, you said you go to University of Kentucky (Wildcats) right?

I was in private high school as well! And I'm currently at Harris Stowe State in Missouri!

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mxcrashxm on 10/13/15 at 4:36 pm


Yeah, my Kindergarten year (2001-2002), I'd usually watch PBS Kids on the weekdays (Mon-Thur), I clearly remember season 5 of Arthur airing that year, and season 5 was the only season of the whole series they ever used that remix ending on the credits. Then sometimes I'd watch Stanley on Playhouse Disney or Little Bill on Nick Jr. Then Fridays, Saturdays, and some Sundays I'd always watch Cartoon Network. Fridays after Kindergarten I'd watch the end of Toonami then Cartoon Cartoon Fridays would come on. Then Saturdays I'd watch Kids WB or sometimes I'd stay on Cartoon Network and watch Looney Tunes, Scooby-Doo, or sometimes they'd play marathons a random Cartoon Cartoon one weekend. I remember Justice League and Samurai Jack being pretty new at the time along with all the Cartoon Cartoons that were already around.



Yes, Monday- Thursday,during those years it was Nick Jr. and Playhouse disney in the morning and PBS kids and Kids WB in the afternoon, then switch back and forth from Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network in the evening, and Zoog Disney or Nick at Nite at night time, BUT on Mondays it was either MNF or WWF RAW is WAR/ WCW Nitro at night time, unfortunately I did not get to watch a lot of the main events. I had to wait till they reran it on Saturday to see that! ;) Of course I was switching back and forth from Kids WB, Fox Kids, and one Saturday morning on Saturday mornings. Also WWF RAW and Smackdown reshows on Saturday afternoons. On Sundays I remember seeing some Cartoon Network, Fox/ABC Family, and Nick. I'd also even watch NFL and NBA games with my dad.

Also on weekdays I'd even watch Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune, NBC,CBS, and ABC primetime news with either Tom Brokaw, Dan Rather, and Peter Jennings and primetime tv when I was at my grandparents.

Specifically during my 1999, 2000, and 2001 summers I watched Nickelodeon the most. 2002, 2003, 2004 I watched CN the most.


:o Whoa! You guys had a schedule of what you would watch during each day of the week? For me, I watched everything throughout the day despite what day it was especially since I was (and still is) a diverse person.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mqg96 on 10/13/15 at 6:18 pm


:o Whoa! You guys had a schedule of what you would watch during each day of the week? For me, I watched everything throughout the day despite what day it was especially since I was (and still is) a diverse person.


For a while my parents didn't allow me to watch cartoons that were noneducational during the weekdays (Mon-Thur). My mom especially was real strict on that throughout my whole elementary school years. That's why most of the cartoons and sitcoms I watched throughout my childhood were mainly on Fridays, Saturdays, and some Sundays. However, during the school breaks, like Spring Break, Thanksgiving Break, Christmas Break, or Summer, my parents had no limits on me. Those summers of 2002 through 2005 offered the best lineups of cartoons & sitcoms on kid channels for me!

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mxcrashxm on 10/21/15 at 5:58 pm


For a while my parents didn't allow me to watch cartoons that were noneducational during the weekdays (Mon-Thur). My mom especially was real strict on that throughout my whole elementary school years. That's why most of the cartoons and sitcoms I watched throughout my childhood were mainly on Fridays, Saturdays, and some Sundays. However, during the school breaks, like Spring Break, Thanksgiving Break, Christmas Break, or Summer, my parents had no limits on me. Those summers of 2002 through 2005 offered the best lineups of cartoons & sitcoms on kid channels for me!
Did you watch PBS during the week? The shows on there were mainly educational.

Subject: Re: Fox Kids

Written By: mqg96 on 10/21/15 at 6:29 pm


Did you watch PBS during the week? The shows on there were mainly educational.


Yes, throughout my Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 1st grade years I would watch PBS Kids after school during the weekdays (Mon-Thur), I watched seasons 4, 5 & 6 of Arthur including reruns at the time, then I'd watch ZOOM, Cyberchase, Clifford, and Liberty's Kids as well. I stopped watching PBS Kids after 1st grade ended.

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