Every Ramadan, as kids we would settle into the routine of watching TV shows that soon became our Ramadan favorites.
Here are top favorite Ramadan season TV shows:
The Crystal Maze
This was one of the most popular reality TV game show ever created. The maze contained four adventure zones; Aztec, Industrial, Futuristic and Medieval. All of us wanted to enter the crystal ball room to snatch flying prizes.
Tash Ma Tash
This local satirical comedy show ran for 18 seasons and proved to be the perfect family entertainment in Ramadan. The family would usually gather after Iftar to enjoy an episode of Tash Ma Tash.
The Olsen twins were adorable in this TV show. We loved laughing at their cheeky dialogues.
Legends of the Hidden Temple
This was another reality TV adventure game show that we absolutely loved. The Aztec vibe was pretty cool.
America’s Funniest Home Videos
What better way to entertain yourself than to laugh at other people falling?
The Girl From Tomorrow
This was a scifi show about a girl and a criminal from the future trapped in the year 1990.
Another scifi show that we loved, about a young android living with the family of the robotic engineer who secretly created her.
Doogie Howser, M.D.
This was a comedy show about a teenage physician who is facing the issues of being a normal teenager. The lead role was played by, wait for it, young Neil Patrick Harris!
The title song and characters of this fun show are unforgettable.
Souk Al Maqasees
A Kuwaiti comedy series that we loved.
A Kuwaiti comedy that stars Dawood Husain, a prominent comedian in the Gulf.
This is an animated Emirati cartoon that gained popularity due to its hilarious characters depicted by traditional Emirati women.
A show presented by Ahmed Al Shugairy. He tackled social issues within the Middle East. The show spread awareness, which helped us with our Ramadan reflections.
A Jordanian funny educational show that focused on teaching the Arabic language. Children loved watching this and all of us love the cute song at the start.
Sha’biyat al Cartoon
We love watching this funny Emirati cartoon even today.