Update 2: You Can’t Do That on Television

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Some more episodes of this great comedy series. As said, some episodes are currently hard or not to find and most have poor quality.

Pic 1 from ep Medicine (1983) showing a boy, maybe Alasdair in dark blue 70s shorts, also sitting in class (side view). Pic 2 from an unknown episode (YouTube clip called ycdt stephanie 2) obviously redhaired Christian Tessier in red shorts. Also others in shorts but not shiny.

Pic 3 from clip “kid outsmarts teacher” showing a boy sitting probably in green shorts. I haven’t found better scenes of that. Pic 4 probably showing Alasdair in red and Doug in white shorts in ep 57 Courage (1984).

I also found red shorts in ep Drugs (1981) maybe not shiny, dark blue and white shorts in Nature (probably not shiny), white and red shorts in Fitness. Boy in white cycling, others sitting. Alasdair in white shorts in Relatives (are these shiny ?)

Thanks Doug for finding the following

Season 5. Episode 12. (Ambition ?) Ben Schreiner sitting with Lisa, Ben dancing in white shorts.
Season 5. Episode 13 (Clubs ?). Ben in black, standing with Christine & Les, standing golfing, sitting with christine and with all the cast, in white, at the end of the show.
Season 6. Episode 4. (Relatives, 1985 ?) Alasdair Gillis in white sitting with Les on the set and again with Les (playing a doctor) sitting at his desk.

Pics of Ambition and Relatives can be found on the barthsburgery site.

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Don’t Look Now (1983)

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Kids comedy series, YCDTOTV spin-off, 5 ep
Year: 1983
Year in film: 1980s
Country: USA
Who in shorts: boy ~9
Who in shorts 2: boys, teen girl *
Available on DVD: no
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low
Rating:  4/10
Rating: ****
Comment: One boy in light blue shorts, also sitting (70s style), some other boys in tight dark blue shorts but maybe not shiny and a teen girl in white shorts but not shiny. All in episode 1.

More post about YCDTOTV to come. Thanks for the suggestions! Unfortunatley just these episodes are very rare and not available or in very bad image quaility. But I found even more.

Don’t Look Now also soon on my overalls blog, rating 5.

Main entry here, rating 8

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Schloss Einstein – season 21 (on TV)

Wednesday, season 21 finally starts (daily 2 episodes).

At least boys playing Basketball inside in longer red and green shorts in the final episode 922 (aired on March 28). A pic on the wikia

http://de.schlosseinstein.wikia.com/wiki/Staffel_21

Also on my bib overalls blog.

Main entry here, rating 7

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Journey of the Blob

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Short film, 10 min.
Year: 1989
Year in film: 1980s
Country: Canada
Who in shorts: “Boy” ~6 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes ?
I own: no
Clothing occurence: very low
Rating:  3/10
Rating: ***
Comment: Scott Ingram in red, probably shiny shorts. Rather 70s style.

Quite interesting, but he’s very young. And a very brief scene only.

So rating 3 only.

French title: Voyage sans fin. Directed by Bill Maylone.

Jaws

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Horror film part 1
Year: 1975
Year in film: 1970s
Country: USA
Who in shorts: boys, men
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: yes, partly TV recording
Clothing occurence: medium- ?
Rating:  4/10 *
Rating: ****
Comment: As announced, now the first Jaws movie. Most or all swim shorts aren’t shiny due to the early 1975 year. When wet they often look shiny. Especially the boy in the black/blue shorts on the left. Interesting also the olive/colorful shorts and the tight red ones (Chris Rebello).

I have to recheck this movie more carefully the next broadcasting.

Many supporting actors but mainly grown-ups and speedos. And most scenes fast/brief and from a distance.

Great movie, but for the shorts rating 3-4 for now only.

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Jaws 2

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Horror film part 2
Year: 1978
Year in film: 1970s
Country: USA
Who in shorts: boys, men
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recording
Clothing occurence: low ?
Rating:  4/10 *
Rating: ****
Comment: Great movie. I only have checked it at high speed. Most notable a boy in medium blue, probably shiny shorts (also shirtless) and also wet, one in black shorts (not sure if shiny) and one kid in yellow shorts in the scene of pic 1 but maybe not shiny and very briefly shown.

Obviously rather few scenes. Most others wore speedo or non-shiny shorts, jeans shorts and the like.

In the first movie there are also handsome boys in swim shorts but probably none are shiny in 1975. I think I will make an entry as well.

For the few and brief scenes rating 4 for the swim shorts, much more for the movie itself.

Jaws 3-D

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Horror film part 3
Year: 1983
Year in film: 1980s
Country: USA
Who in shorts: boys, men
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recording
Clothing occurence: medium- ?
Rating:  5/10 ?
Rating: *****
Comment: Several young men and also some young boys in shiny shorts. A young man in white Adidas shorts with dark blue stripes. One other man in yellow shorts, also interesting a man in dark green or black shorts (pic 2 on the far right with 2 short horizontal stripes). And a man in dark blue 70s style shorts with red boarders.

Young boys at least in black, dark green and light blue shorts. Maybe not all shorts are shiny.

I’m currently rechecking older entries of my bib overalls blog. (Rating 3)

I don’t remember the complete movie and have to recheck it, especially for teens and women. The earlier Jaws parts are definitely much better (coming later) but don’t have 80s shorts.

So rating 4-5 for now only.

Immer Nummer Eins

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Short film, 15 min.
Year: 2009
Year in film: 2000s
Country: Germany
Who in shorts: Daniel, Florian ~10 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: no ?
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low+ ?
Rating:  4/10 ?
Rating: ****
Comment: 2 boys running in modern shorts. The blonde boy in dark blue shorts which look like Basketball shorts. The other one in black shorts.

Quite interesting. But the boys are quite young.

English title: Number One.

Rating 3-4 only.

Tre engle og fem løver

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Family film
Year: 1982
Year in film: 1980s
Country: Denmark
Who in shorts: Bertram ~7 ?
Who in shorts 2: boys ~7-11, others ?
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low+ ?
Rating:  4/10 ?
Rating: ****
Comment: One young boy, I think Michael Nezer, shirtless and wet in blue 70s shiny shorts on a beach. Drawstring outside, and nice rear view. Also some others including one older boy in red shorts, maybe Adidas with inner briefs (pic 2 on the left). But most other wore speedos.

I only have checked it briefly. But I assume rather few good scenes. And the boy is very young.

English title: Three Angels and Five Lions. It’s a sequel of “Kidnapning” (bedroom blog rating 4) and part 4 of the book series.

Rating 4 for now only.

Die Jungs-WG – s3e5

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Kids reality TV, season 5
Year: 2013
Year in film: 2013
Country: Germany (Austria)
Who in shorts: boys 13-15
Who in shorts 2: others?
Available on DVD: no
I own: yes, partly TV recording
Clothing occurence: low+ ?
Rating:  6/10
Rating: ******
Comment: As announced, season 3 (Die Jungs-WG im Schnee) is currently being rebroadcasted.

At the end of yesterday’s s3e5 a brief scene of the teen boys in the jacuzzi. Lukas (14), Joel (13), Felix (14), Tom (15) und Philipp Schmitze-Elsen (15). As said, I don’t like at all Philipp.

Yellow, pink and dark blue (x 2 ?) swim or board shorts. I didn’t remember yellow and even pink.

Probably more and better scenes in later (or earlier episodes).

Rating ~6-7. Series/season even higher.

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The boys in Lederhosen in ep 7 (Lederhosen blog rating 4).