Update 3: Meatballs


As announced, some more scenes and pics of this great movie. I think, I have to make one more post, but later.

Pic 1 showing next to the boy in red (non-shiny trunks) a longhaired teen in green shorts at 1h04. Is this a girl? Shorts look shiny. There are more boys, women and young men in green, mainly Adidas shorts but most are not shiny, maybe just one of a young man (high jump scene).

Pic 2 showing a teen boy in beige or maybe white or similar shorts at 1h04. I haven’t noticed other scenes of beige shorts.

Pic 3 showing a young lady in light red, short shorts at around 10 minutes. Bill Murray also in red but I think non-shiny shorts.

Pic 4 a thin, young lady in red Adidas shiny shorts at 17 minutes. But I don’t like her at all. Reminds me of Sleepaway Camp (rating 9).

Rating 5-6 for this scenes. Main entry, rating 8 at



La Balle au bond


TV drama. Kids+soccer
Year in film:
France, Belgium
Who in shorts:
boys ~10-11
Who in shorts 2:

Available on DVD:
no ?
I own:
Clothing occurence:
always ?
6/10 ?
10 yo Antoine Cousin-Mazure as Patrice (pictured in white shorts), Arthur-Rémi Pesteland as 11 yo Bébert, and probably other Soccer boys in (white ?) shorts. Obviously black compression shorts (or long tights) underneath.

Sorry, I currenly don’t have more pics. I think there’s no DVD release, yet.

For more infos see my bib overalls blog, rating 7 (no pics there). Directed by Williams Crépin (“Baby-sitter Blues”). Full movie title: “La Balle au bond… ou l’Injustice du destin

Looks interesting. For shorts rating 6-7 for now.

It (2017)


Horror film, remake
Year: 2017
Year in film: 1989
Country: USA
Who in shorts: boys ~12 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: not yet
I own: no
Clothing occurence: medium ??
Rating:  6/10 ??
Rating: ******
Comment: At least one boy in longer red shorts, maybe shiny shorts. And another one on sitting in yellow, looks like shiny shorts. Also swiming in tighty whiteys and cycling scenes. Set in 1989.

I recently have updated the 1990 movie on my bib overalls blog (boy, girl rating 5).

So I found trailers and teasers of this remake.

Of course, I can’t say much more yet. Probably not as good as the original movie (at least not the actors) but at least interesting shorts.

Rating maybe 6-7 for now, maybe even higher (4 before I noticed the yellow shorts). But they also wore other clothes. Also a girl in shortalls, soon on my bib overalls blog.

As the title “It” might be hard to find later, I have to add Stephen King.


Verano azul


Family series
Year: 1981-1982
Year in film: 1980s
Country: Spain
Who in shorts: boys ~6-16 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Clothing occurence: medium ?
Rating:  6/10
Rating: ******
Comment: I thought, I already had this series. Several kids and teens in swimwear including shiny shorts and shirtless scenes. But many in speedos. At least an older man in light red shorts.

Pic 1 is from ep 11 showing an older boy in light blue shorts. Pics 2+3 are from ep 5 showing a younger and an older boy in dark blue, 70s style shorts. I don’t know all episodes. Maybe more and even better scenes, not sure about girls and women.

Rating 6 for now.

Also for a long time on my bedroom blog, rating 4.


Update: You Can’t Do That on Television


I found some more episodes showing shorts. Pics 1, 2+4 are from s4e7 (1983) Inequality: Kids vs. adults. Looks like a girl in pic 4 in dark blue shorts but not sure as there are also longhaired boys.

Pic 3 is from Looking Cool (season 9, 1990) looks like short, yellow Basketball shorts. Unknown if shiny. Brief views and shirts are long.

There are probably more scenes, unfortunately some episodes got deleted.

Main entry, rating 8


Today, another episode of Koen Kampioen.


Unknown 14: US lifeguards (Pur ?)


Unknown documentary, probably PuR (1994)
Year: 1999 ?
Year in film: 1990s ?
Country: D/USA ?
Who in shorts: boys ~9-10 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: no ?
I own: no ?
Clothing occurence: low
Rating:  6/10 ?
Rating: ******
Comment: I found these 2 tiny pics on one of my backups some time ago. I must have or had one or 2 short clips in a very tiny resolution (160 px). One of my first tries on capturing from my old tapes. Unfortunately, I also couldn’t find the original tape, yet.

I’m not sure, but I think this is from the German TV magazine “pur” showing American junior lifeguards in dark blue swim shorts. I’m pretty sure that these are US boys, Australians often wear speedos.

The file dates are from 1999 but could be changed (earlier or later). Maybe someone remembers this episode and can help? Probably this wasn’t an original German production but an US one. So, who knows the alternate title?

Some good scenes and handsome kids.

Rating 6 for now.

Update: Kidsongs


As announced on my bib overalls blog, I found some more scenes.

At least girls in pink, purple and red shorts (not sure if all are shiny). Girl in red shorts doing rope jumping in song “Skip to my Lou”. Also a boy in red shorts playing Baseball. Another boy in medium blue shorts, but probably not shiny. Maybe some more.

Pics 1+2 are from the song “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” (1985), pic 3 I think from “This Old Man”. Songs are available on different DVDs including A Day at Old MacDonald’s Farm. Recent vid of the official YouTube channel.

I still haven’t rechecked all episodes for shiny shorts and swim shorts (especially the Kidsongs TV Show). Great series with handsome boys (Kyle and others) and good songs.

Rating~6-7 for this scenes.

Main entry, rating 8 (same for the other blog, f/m)



El marica


Short film 8 min, Abelardo Castillo
Year: 2006
Year in film: 2000s
Country: Argentina
Who in shorts: boys ~9-11 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: no ?
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low+
Rating:  6/10
Rating: ******
Comment: Some boys in longer shorts, a least 2 in white and 1 in red, also sitting and also shirtless in a locker room. The other shorts are probably not shiny.

Interesting plot and scenes. No entry on IMDb. Directed by Tomás Flichman. Based on an 1961 short story within book Las otras puertas by Abelardo Castillo who recently died. R.I.P.

Rating 6.

OP NAAR DE TOP?! (Villa Achterwerk 1994)


Documentary series, 6 ep
Year: 1994
Year in film: 1990s
Country: NL
Who in shorts: Joerie 11
Who in shorts 2: other boys
Available on DVD: no
I own: no, partly TV recording
Clothing occurence:medium- ?
Rating:  6/10 ?
Rating: ******
Comment: 11 yo Joerie B. and probably some others in his Soccer team in shiny white shorts.

I found this single snapshot and can’t say much about it. This series is about the career aspirations of 4 kids including this boy following them for one year. (Others wants to be actress, singer and violinist). Aired in the great Sunday morning show “Villa Achterwerk”. Nov-Dec 1994.

Maybe shirtless scenes or else. At least one handsome boy.

Rating 6-7 for now. I hope to find my clip.

Bernard’s Watch


Family series
Year: 1997-2004
Year in film: 1990s
Country: UK
Who in shorts: boys ~8-10 ?
Who in shorts 2: girls
Available on DVD: VHS only
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low ?
Rating:  6/10 ?
Rating: ******
Comment: Two boys in dark blue and yellow swim shorts in s2e10 and Soccer boys and girls in black, white and blue shorts s2e4.

Also a boy (Bernard) in light blue shorts sitting on the grass, a girl in red and a boy in green shorts (Soccer) and some in the locker room. Unknown episode. YouTube clip “Titles and special effects”.

After Woof!, I also found this nice series from the same Director.

Funny plot about stopping the time. I assume rather few good scenes. Kids are also quite young. I haven’t checked all episodes.

Rating 6-7 for now. Also on my pigtails blog, rating 4.