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The '80s and '90s were the heyday of amazing kids game shows. Did you spend most of your childhood watching Nickelodeon, clocking countless hours watching '80s kids in sweatpants and knee pads get slimed on Double Dare and getting blasted by confetti on Finders Keepers? If you grew up in that decade, then you were probably partially raised by old Nickelodeon game shows. These game shows were brilliantly marketed to children stuck at home after school, avoiding homework and wishing they could win some cool prizes like Pogo Balls and trips to Tampa.

Then, the 1990s came and blew '80s Nickelodeon right out of the water. The fun and mental exercise only got more wacky, starting with Wild & Crazy Kids, which featured stars like JTT doing totally bananas things like sitting on balloons filled with shaving cream. Whaaat?!?!?! Man, and then came Guts (and Global Guts), with Mike O'Malley and the freaking Aggro Crag. Could you have made it to the top? Did you have the GUTS?

And, of course, there was Legends of the Hidden Temple, certainly the most frustrating '90s kids game show. Oh, to have been given a shot at constructing the Shrine of the Silver Monkey... Which old kids game shows from the 1980s and '90s were your favorites to play along at home? For which would you have traded a younger sibling just to have a chance to meet Marc Summers? What Nickelodeon t-shirts are you about to search for on eBay? Vote them up!!

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3,389 465
Double Dare is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
2
4,296 457
Legends of the Hidden Temple is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
3
2,871 553
Nickelodeon Guts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
4
1,755 807
Fox's Family Double Dare is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
5
1,845 698
Wild & Crazy Kids is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
6
1,763 700
What Would You Do? is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
7
1,491 864
Nick Arcade is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
8
1,775 745
Figure It Out is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
9
991 1,091
Finders Keepers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
10
850 1,095
Fun House is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
1988
11
869 889
Get the Picture is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
12
973 1,070
The Bozo Show is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
13
873 883
Slime Time is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
14
500 329
Where in Time Is Carmen Sandie... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
CosmicCastaway added 1996
15
788 874
Secrets of the Cryptkeeper's H... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
16
403 961
Masters of the Maze is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
17
400 978
Pick Your Brain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
18
269 962
Treasure Mall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
19
379 957
Think Fast! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
20
365 973
Make the Grade is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
21
241 965
Video Power is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
Gil Gani added 1992
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22
203 904
Scrambled! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
snark1250 added Scrambled!
23
241 933
You're On! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
1998
24
257 998
I'm Telling! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s
25
171 814
Quiz Kids Challenge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kids Game Shows of the '80s & '90s