The Henderson Kids

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Family series, 12/24 ep + sequel
Year:
1985-1986
Year in film:
1980s
Country:
Australia
Who in shorts:
boys ~10-15 ?
Who in shorts 2:

Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Clothing occurence:
low ?
Rating
4/10 ?
Rating:
****
Comment:
Some boys and teen boys in different, tight shorts including white, black and blue. Not sure about the fabric. Probably not or not that shiny. Looks like typical Rugby clothes. Pic from s2e9.

Also older teen boys or young men in light blue, yellow, dark blue, black and white shorts in s2e20. Maybe others in shorts in other episodes?

I don’t know all episodes. Sorry, I’m running out of good movies.

Rating 4 for now only.

Also on my Western blog (rating 4).

Update: Koen Kampioen

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After finding a girl in shortalls in the final episode 8 (other blog, rating 4), I have checked most of the other episodes. Many good scenes.

There are also boys in medium blue shorts (both team, including girls), also fewer scenes in red shorts but most in white shorts. At least the referee in black shorts. There are also spectators.

I noticed that the (white) shorts are of very thin fabric and flying in the wind.

Also other good scenes beside playing Soccer. Being massaged (feet, pic 2), tent scenes and other plots.

I still have to check it completely including the first episodes.

Previously 6, now at least 7. Many good scenes including sitting. Also soon on my pigtails blog. Main entry

/2017/07/05/koen-kampioen/

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Koen Kampioen

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Family series. 8 ep
Year: 2012
Year in film: 2010s
Country: The Netherlands
Who in shorts: boys ~12
Who in shorts 2: girls ~10-12 ?
Available on DVD: yes
I own: yes, partly TV recording
Clothing occurence: medium+
Rating:  7/10 ?
Rating: *******
Comment: Several Soccer boys and some girls mainly in shiny white shorts, the other team in black shorts, also red and I think blue shorts. Also good sitting scenes in the locker room including the girls (in the same).

Ep. 5 (pictured) has recently been aired, but I only have seen around 15 or 20 minutes the end. Obviously many shorts scenes also outside the Soccer field.

Some good scenes, handsome actors.

So rating at least 6. Needs to be rechecked completely. Sundays on German Kika.

Update: Much more good scenes. Previously rated 6 now 7

/2017/07/10/update-koen-kampioen/

Plyontek

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Drama
Year: 1991
Year in film: 1990s ?
Country: Bulgaria
Who in shorts: Plyontek ~15
Who in shorts 2: boys ~9-15
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low+ ?
Rating:  4/10
Rating: ****
Comment: One boy in white or light grey shorts and some other boys at different age playing Basketball. One in black or dark blue 70s style shorts. Others in white shorts and one in orange or similar short. But probably not all shorts are shiny.

Rating 4-5 for now.

Bulgarian title: Пльонтек.

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.

Kleine Helden (1996)

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ZDF game show. Host Wolfgang Lippert
Year: 1996 ?
Year in film: 1990s
Country: Germany
Who in shorts: boys ~12 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: no
I own: no, partly TV recording
Clothing occurence: low ?
Rating:  5/10
Rating: *****
Comment: Some few older Soccer boys in shiny white shorts. Also kicking a ball. The other team are Ice Hockey players. I think in longer black shorts.

Some time ago, I found a very brief clip on one of my backups. I can’t even find it right now.

The clip is dated from 1992, but obviously the show was broadcasted in 1996 and I switched the PC date back. (So dates of few other posts might be incorrect as well.)

I haven’t found much on the web. Not on IMDb, Wikipedia and not even on wunschliste.de. Probably a short lived show. Maybe there were other sports kids in other episodes? Or was there just one show?

Rating 5 for now.

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

Eerie, Indiana

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Mystery series, 19 ep
Year: 1991-1992
Year in film: 1990s
Country: USA
Who in shorts: teen boys
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Clothing occurence: very low
Rating:  3/10 *
Rating: ***
Comment: Perfect series starring 14 yo Omri Katz (“Dallas (1978)“, rating 10, TOP# 1) but I only know of this brief scene at the intro showing older Basketball teen boys in black or similar (shiny ?) shorts.

However, Omri is shown at least in brown boxer shorts in ep 10 (not shiny) and of course jeans. Maybe Simon or other supporting actors in shorts, but probably not shiny? Does anybody remeber other shorts scenes?

I also don’t know of shorts scenes in “Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension” starring Bill Switzer.

Both series also on my bedroom blog, rating up to 6.

Currently for shiny shorts, rating 3 only. Series itself ~rating 8-9.

Treehouse Hostage

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Family film starring Todd Bosley
Year: 1999
Year in film: 1990s
Country: USA
Who in shorts: Stevie ~14
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recording
Clothing occurence: low+
Rating:  5/10
Rating: *****
Comment: Redhaired Todd Bosley in medium blue and also in black or similar shiny shorts. Both pairs are, I think oversized. But he also has thin legs. His underwear can be partly seen under his black shorts.

Also a girl in yellow shorts, but not shiny.

Another girl in dark blue shortalls, also a woman in overalls (other blog, rating 5).

Great movie. Handsome blonde boy (Kristopher Kachurak), but I think not in shorts.

Rating 5 for the shorts, much more for the movie itself.