Update: Whatever Turns You On (1979)


After rechecking some episodes of YCDTOTV and it’s spin-offs, I found some few more scenes of this great series, rating 10.

Pic 1 is again from ep 2 with a very good sitting scene.

Pic 2 is from the pilot with a younger boy also in red shorts, probably shiny. But only or mainly from a distance.

In ep 2 there’s also a boy in a short white sailor suit which shorts also appear shiny but probably aren’t. I also have an entry on my sailor suit blog rating 6 (headshot only but also appears in YCDTOTV).

Main entry here



Info 61: Updates


I have uploaded some better pics of some movies. I still don’t want to show too much flesh, close-ups or indescent pics (this blog is just about the shorts). But it’s better to show the complete scene, height of the actors and the like, instead of just parts of the shorts.

Haydaze (pic 1)

Laura und Luis (pic 2) and one more, currently also in the TOP 10

Pfefferkuchen im Juli (pic 4)

James at 15 (pic 3)


List 6: Cebollitas brands


Some time ago, I checked almost all 458 episodes of this Argentinian series for my bib overalls blog. I don’t have the time to recheck all episodes. The boys (and sometimes girls) wore at least ~4 or 5 different Soccer shorts + swim shorts. Although a Soccer series, I think there’s less than half of the time Soccer shown.

I think they mainly wore shorts of the brand Umbro (mainly medium blue and white ones (pics 2+4, main entry pic 1). The logo is a diamond and text Umbro underneath and a horizontal diamond band at the legs and a thin stripe above.

Pic 1 showing them sitting in plain white shorts of brand Olan in ep 252, another pic in the main entry. The logo is shown in pic 3. Also in plain black shorts and shirts at the beginning of ep 222. And black shorts with many little white and red diamonds in ep 386.

Later in ep 222 the other team wore different black shorts with 2 horizontal stripes and black shirts (pic 5). To me the logo says “Power” but not sure (at least starting with “Po”). I haven’t found this brand (maybe no-name brand or sponsored?)

Also other shorts with 3 and 2 horizontal stripes on the legs. At least one more post coming soon also showing young girls (Basketball) and a man in purple shorts. Unfortunately, the second half of the series is only available in a very bad image quality. Main entry, rating 10 at







Kids Soccer training show, 13 ep
Year in film:
Germany, (UK)
Who in shorts:
boys ~9-14 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD:
I own:
no, partly TV recording
Clothing occurence:
Some boys and girls in medium green (modern Adidas) shorts, also at least white and red shorts. Also men in different shorts (vintage footage clips of Soccer games). Subtitle: Die großen Tricks der Superstars.

Another rare show from my VHS tapes. I think I have 3 partial episodes. Episodes were very short, I think around 5 minutes. The intro is maybe always the same with kids in green and red shorts, also with a younger boy. The footage scenes of men are also not of interest. The best scenes are these introductions of a single kid by Rummenigge, both walking towards the camera. And this is my favourite. Pictured is 12 yo Jimmy from London. Perfect walking scene. The others I have is an older girl and one or 2 boys, one in green as well which is on YouTube and other boy and girl, I think in white.

Although few and brief perfect scenes, I give rating 10 as well (top rank 3 or 4 after Pfiff). Update: A US boy in white shorts, rating 6




Kids sports magazine
Year in film:
1989 (pic)
Who in shorts:
boys ~10-16 ?
Who in shorts 2:
men ? girls?
Available on DVD:
I own:
no, partly TV recording
Clothing occurence:
Several boys and teen boys in different shorts, mainly Adidas shorts, like these ones in light blue Adidas shorts (with inner briefs) mostly quite tight from this 1989 episode episode about Handball. Also lots of others, some in speedos, long pants or else. But I don’t know/don’t remember all 350 episodes.

Another suggestion from Turn-adi. Thanks! In fact, this is my clip. I didn’t want to promote it and I had bad experiences on YouTube. People always want more and more and I also had copyright claims (not for this one), spam and insults.

Light blue is one of my favourite color and the scene pictured is my favourite. There are also older teen boys that aren’t very handsome. Also the best episode, I remember. I think, this would be rank #3 or even #2 on my TOP-10 list. But I prefer US actors and don’t add this.

I will search for other scenes and other colors and probably make more posts later. But these shows aren’t available anyway and I won’t upload more vids. I don’t have much more either.




Junior Survival


AVRO sports show, ~24 ep ?
Year: 1990-1992 ? (1997)
Year in film: 1990s
Country: The Netherlands
Who in shorts: boys ~11-15
Who in shorts 2: teen girls
Available on DVD: no
I own: no
Clothing occurence: often
Rating:  10/10
Rating: **********
Comment: 24 boys and teen boys and also some (few ?) girls in different shiny shorts including purple and medium blue. Many wet scenes, also sitting. Perfect rear views. I think few or no shirtless scenes.

I don’t remember all seasons and episodes. There should be around 8 episodes each season in at least 3 different countries with many hard competitions. Youngest boy (Remco ?) around 10 or 11 (younger looking), most around 13-15.

I think, I only have seen parts of 2 seasons. The best of course the purple shorts, I think in 1991 in Curacao. 8 episodes there. White inner briefs underneath, but not cotton but thin plastic nettings. Handsome blonde boys and many soaked wet scenes and other good scenes in different positions.

One season later, they wore medium blue shiny shorts (Belgium ?). Not far as good as the purple ones, maybe rating 6-7. At the final at a pool party (Tunisia ?), I remember an older teen boy wearing compression shorts underneath. I think no compression shorts under the purple shorts. Maybe some under the blue ones?

There should also been a 1997 show with boys 15-18 set in NL, but I haven’t seen that one. Maybe that in a studio?

I can’t say much more about this rare series. But I give rating 10 for the purple shorts. (Series Dallas still on TOP 1). No entry on IMDb. Some infos on Beeld en Geluid (no pics). I hope for a rebroadcasting or even DVD release.

Update: The Big Green (1995)


Yes, I was right. There are some scenes starting at around 42 minutes, with one team in medium blue shorts including a boy with a blonde bowlcut. The home team wears several different shorts, mainly or only not shiny.

This full screen pic of a TV broadcast showing much more than the widescreen version. You can hardly see the  legs.

This scene are great as well, but the white and grey Adidas shorts are even better (rating 10).


I also could identify another, new unknow and rare movie (coming very soon).

Now, I continue searching my archives. 2 of my old hard discs are obviously defective. But I have backups as well.

Shattered Spirits


Drama starring Martin Sheen
Year: 1986
Year in film: 1980s
Country: USA
Who in shorts: boys ~7-10, 16
Who in shorts 2: teen girl ~15
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low+
Rating:  10/10
Rating: **********
Comment: Unpictured and perfect are young boys shirtless and partly sitting (black shorts) in swimshorts at an outdoor (birthday ?) party and garden pool. Colors are dark blue/green, light green (khaki), black, light blue or white and maybe some more. Best scene is a rear view of a young boy around 8 yo in shiny white swim shorts.

Pictured is an earlier scene of some boys playing Soccer in the streets, most in dark brown shorts (but these shorts are probably not shiny). One boy in this scene in dark blue, one younger boy in light blue shorts and another one in white chequered ones. Also a teen girl in longer white shorts (also sitting), maybe that shorts of her are shiny. At a school bus there’s an older teen boy ~16-17 in tight, dark blue shorts, but probably not shiny.

I like the swim shorts scene very much. Rating 10 although the boys are young and a rather brief scene.

Also starring Matthew Labyorteaux (but probably not in shorts but jeans). Also soon on my bedroom blog, rating 6.

Fußballfieber (2000)


Kids soccer documentary, 13 ep.
Year: 2000
Year in film: ~2000
Country: Germany
Who in shorts: boys ~12, 17
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: no *
I own: no, partly TV recordings
Clothing occurence: medium ?
Rating:  10/10
Rating: **********
Comment: 6 Soccer boys, most around 12 yo in shiny shorts and also shirtless in swim shorts and less, are portayed in this documentary before the 2000 EM championship. Also shower scenes (with towels). Some more supporting actors. Scenes include wet and muddy.

Soccer clubs include SV Planegg (Olli, Bavaria), Lobenstein (Marc), Stuttgart (Stephan), Bayer 04 Leverkusen (Fabian “Knipser” ~12, Tom ~18 yo), FC Carl Zeiss Jena (Stephan 17 yo). Not sure of the boy pictured.

There are several documentaries about Soccer (or similar, partly docus about boarding schools or boy choirs also playing Soccer). But I like this one very much. Not all boys are that handsome. One boy has longer hair (not the one pictured, but I think Marc). Maybe one of my first recordings with boys wearing compression shorts underneath. I’m not a Soccer fan and mainly knew this from Rugby. Wearing longer pants under shorts is or was very uncommon in Germany at least in the 90s, 80s and earlier and rarely shown in movies (see tag).

I don’t know all colors of the shorts. My favourite are this dark blue ones with medium blue compression shorts (also sitting). I think also white shorts and maybe red, maybe partly (longer) Adidas. Swim shorts dark blue and black. Indoor pool, hotel (?).

Also good bedroom scenes (partly at home, partly at a hotel, shirtless) both showing bunk beds. Bedroom blog rating 6.

There are some parts on a DVD (Fußballfieber – Aus dem Lebensalltag des Fußballnachwuchses) , 36 min. in total, but only for rent, mediendienste.info. Not to be confused with other DVDs with the same title. I hope for a rebroadcasting as I only have few VHS clips in very bad quality.

More infos on my other blog. Rating 9-10.

Whatever Turns You On (1979)


Kids comedy series, YCDTOTV spin-off, 15 ep
Year: 1979
Year in film: 1979
Country: Canada
Who in shorts: boys ~9-11 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes *
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low *
Rating:  10/10
Rating: **********
Comment: I think 2 of the 3 boys in red shiny shorts in ep. “Fan Letters & Summer Camps”, also sitting. The shorts of the boy on the right are probably not shiny. One boy in a short white sailor suit (shorts probably not shiny). Several very good scenes in this episode.

I don’t know all episodes. Maybe other boys (girls or women) in other episodes? One boy (maybe one of them, left one?) sitting and hopping in red shorts in the pilot (not sure if shiny). Image quality is often poor.

Also on my bedroom blog rating 8 and on my bib overalls blog rating 6.

“You Can’t Do That on Television” also coming soon including handsome blonde Doug Ptolemy.

I like these kind of shiny shorts. Although few kids, rating 9-10.

YCDTOTV hat many more episodes and actors. But rather few good/perfect scenes. So rating 8-(9) only.


Update: 2 more pics of this boy sitting and another boy in red shorts