New Kids on the Block (TV series)

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This article is about the TV series. For the band, see New Kids on the Block. For other uses, see New Kids on the Block (disambiguation).
New Kids on the Block (TV series)
Format animated series
Country of origin USA
Original language(s) English
Running time 30 minutes
Original channel ABC
Original run September 8, 1990 – 1991

New Kids on the Block is an animated television series featuring the adventures of the New Kids on the Block. The series lasted a season from 19901991 on ABC. Beginning the following year, it aired in reruns from October 12, 1991[1] to 1993 on The Disney Channel.[2][3]

Though the group appeared in live action clips, the voices of the New Kids were done by other voice actors, due to licensing reasons.[citation needed] "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" was the opening theme, while an instrumental version of "Step by Step" was the closing theme.


The series focuses on the group's misadventures along with their managers, who are based on their real-life manager Maurice Starr.


1: The New Kid In The Class (September 8, 1990)

2: Sheik of My Dreams (September 15, 1990)

3: In Step...Out of Time (September 22, 1990)

4: Cow-A-Bunka (September 29, 1990)

5: Kissed, Missed and Double D'ist

6: D'ist Dream Date

7: Hot Dog

8: Overnight Success

9: The Legend of the Sandman

10: New Heroes On The Block

11: New Kids on The Old Block

12: The New Kids Off The Wall

13: Rewind Time

14: Christmas Special (December 14, 1990)*

  • This episode aired on prime time, not Saturday morning.

Principal cast[edit]

Additional voices[edit]



  1. ^ The Disney Channel Magazine, Vol. 9, no. 5, September/October 1991: pp. 20, 36, 50.
  2. ^ The Disney Channel Magazine, Vol. 11, no. 1, December 1992/January 1993: pp. 28, 30, 47.
  3. ^ The Disney Channel Magazine, Vol. 11, no. 2, February/March 1993: p. 26.

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