Update: Achterbahn (1992)

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Some more episodes. Pic 1 showing 2 boys in ep 44. One in medium blue shiny shorts with sweatpants underneath (what is very rare in Germany), the other one in dark blue (or black) shiny shorts.

Pic 2 showing a boy boxing in light blue shiny shorts in ep 28.

At least one update coming soon (white Soccer).

I also have checked some more of It (2017). The yellow shorts aren’t shiny. Damn. I have uploaded a better pic of the red ones.

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Achterbahn (1992)

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Kids TV series, 69 ep + 2 movies
Year: 1992-2002
Year in film: 1990s, 2000s
Country: Germany
Who in shorts: boys ~9-15 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: no
I own: no, party VHS recording
Clothing occurence: medium- ?
Rating:  7/10 ?
Rating: *******
Comment: Some boys in swim shorts in different episodes. Mainly most wore speedos when swimming. Pic 1, one boy in larger, medium blue shiny swim shorts also sitting (also another one in nice yellow speedos), pic 2 one in wet yellow, green, red ones. I think also episodes about Soccer at least one in white shorts. One boy boxing in light blue shiny shorts in ep 28 and boys in light and medium blue shorts (one in sweatpants underneath), both pics coming soon.

Another swimming scene in ep 68 “Flachschwimmer” unlike almost all other episodes available on DVD. At least one teen boy in dark swim shorts. PE, Basketball and locker room scenes in ep 33 “Der Andere” at least one shirtless in medium blue shiny shorts.

Good shirtless swimming scenes and handsome boys in “Der Fünfzigmarkschein” and “Nie wider Ibiza” but I think either speedos or board shorts.

Great family series about friendships. I don’t know all episodes and have some partially on VHS. I have to check for the episode names of the ones pictured and also other episodes. But I remember rather few good shiny shorts scenes.

Rating 7-8 for now. Also on my sailor suit blog, rating 4.

Subtitle: “Filme über Freunde heute”. Although always used, the word “heute” doesn’t belong to the subtitle to me, but it’s obviusly the announcement (“today” showing) of the actual episode as separately shown at the intro at a different frame.

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/2017/10/20/update-2-achterbahn-1992/

Carlitos y el campo de los sueños

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Family / soccer film
Year: 2008
Year in film: 2000s
Country: Spain
Who in shorts: boys ~9-12 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: yes, TV recording
Clothing occurence: medium
Rating:  5/10
Rating: *****
Comment: Several Soccer boys in longer, dark blue, medium blue, white, red and maybe black and I think one in dark green shiny shorts, mainly or only Adidas. But I think some without stripes. Also locker room and sitting scenes. My favorites are the white ones.

And a girl in bib overalls, other blog, rating 5 (soon be updated).

Not that bad, but I prefer shorter shorts and US movies. Quite good family movie. English title: Carlitos and the Chance of a Lifetime. Has been aired long time ago, so I don’t remember everything.

So rating 5.

 

Scout Camp (2009)

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Comedy film
Year:
2009
Year in film:
2000s ?
Country:
USA
Who in shorts:
boy ~10 ?
Who in shorts 2:
teen boys
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Clothing occurence:
very low
Rating
3/10 ?
Rating:
***
Comment:
I think one younger boy sitting in modern, longer grey, maybe shiny shorts and he and older teen boys shirtless in board shorts. But very few and brief scenes only.

Also nice dorm and bunk bed scenes, soon on my other blog, rating ~7.

For shorts rating 3-4 only.

There are much better movies, also with scouts and camp plot.

Zoey 101 – s1e11

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Teen series starring Jamie Lynn Spears
Year: 2005-2008
Year in film: 2008
Country: USA
Who in shorts: teen boys, teen girls
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: yes, TV recordings
Clothing occurence: low
Rating:  4/10
Rating: ****
Comment: Some few teen boys and girls including Zoey in purple track shorts. One teen girl in shorter ones. Unfortunately not Dustin.

Has been aired 2 days ago. Purple is my favourite color (for modern shorts, next to light blue) and dark blue and yellow for 70s style shorts.

Few and brief scenes.

So rating 4-5 only for this episode.

Main entry, currently rating 5 (for season 1), series still running

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A Boy Called Dad

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Drama, director Brian Percival
Year: 2009
Year in film: 2000s ?
Country: UK
Who in shorts: boys ~14
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low
Rating:  4/10
Rating: ****
Comment: There are 2, rather brief scenes. 1st a Soccer scene with young teen boys in white and black shiny shorts. And also an indoor pool scene with teen boys shirtless in board shorts. Nothing special.

There are better movies.

Rating ~4 only.

Zoom (1999)

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Educational series
Year: 1999-2005
Year in film: 1990s, 00s
Country: USA
Who in shorts: boys ~10
Who in shorts 2: girls ~10, 16 ?
Available on DVD: partly VHS
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low
Rating:  4/10 ?
Rating: ****
Comment: As announced on my bib overalls blog (f/m, but mainly girls and teen girls, currently rating 6), there are some few boys and girls in (shiny) shorts, too.

At least a boy, I think handicapped, in oversized pink shorts in s3e24, a boy in dark blue shorts in s2e20, 2 white stripes. And a girl in black or similar shorts in s3e37.

Some older teen girls playing Basketball in  red shorts but probably not shiny (s1e6).

For now, rating 4-5 only due to the few and brief scenes.

They sometimes wore costumes in the studio, also on my western blog, rating 5.

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Zoey 101

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Teen series starring Jamie Lynn Spears
Year: 2005-2008
Year in film: 2008
Country: USA
Who in shorts: teen boys, teen girls
Who in shorts 2: Dustin ~11
Available on DVD: yes
I own: yes, TV recordings
Clothing occurence: low ?
Rating:  5/10 ?
Rating: *****
Comment: Some older teen girls and teen boys mainly in short shorts playing Basketball. Pics from s1e1. Maybe most shorts are not or not that shiny. Not sure about the light green ones. One teen girl in shiny, longer, red Basketball shorts and of course teen boys in longer shiny Basketball shorts. I think also boys (shirtless) in board shorts in other episodes including 11 yo Paul Butcher.

Very good and funny family series. But I watch mainly for Dustin. Series is currently running on Germany’s Nick.

Also on my bedroom blog (bunk bed) rating 4 also showing some pics of Dustin.

For short rating 5 for now only.

Update: Teens in purple shiny track shorts in s1e11

Sønner

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Drama
Year: 2006
Year in film: 2000s ?
Country: Norway
Who in shorts: Tim ~15
Who in shorts 2: other boys
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low
Rating:  4/10
Rating: ****
Comment: One teen boy, I think Mikkel Bratt Silset (pic 1) sitting in colorful, long board shorts. Also some other boys at an indoor pool including one in oversized medium blue swim or board shorts. Another one in black. I think few and brief scenes near the beginning only and most from a distance.

So rating 4-5 only. Directed by Erik Richter Srand. English title: Sons.

Interesting plot, but there are much better movies. Movie rating also ~4 only.

Judging Amy

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Drama series, 138 ep
Year: 1999-2005
Year in film: 1990s, 2000s
Country: USA
Who in shorts: teen boy
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recordings
Clothing occurence: low+ ?
Rating:  5/10 ?
Rating: *****
Comment: At least this teen boy in blue swim shorts in an indoor pool. I found a brief clip on one of my VHS recordings, some time ago and I don’t remember in which episode. Maybe also some more actors/actresses in other episodes?

Interesting series. As usual many guest stars. I remember few episodes, most notably one starring Eddie Karr (probably not in shiny shorts). I sometimes confound this with “Touched by an Angel (1994)”, another interesting series with a different black lady, which needs to be checked as well.

Rating 4-5 for this episode. Needs to be rechecked.