8 Embarrassing Video Game TV Adaptations You Won't Believe Got Made

Donkey Wrong Country.

Donkey Kong Country TV Show
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If you cast your mind back to when you were a wee child, be it ten years ago, 20, or even last week if you're the little twig that is Josh Brown, then alongside all those outstanding memories of Curlywurlys being bigger and the sheer thrill of opening football sticker packs, you'll find moments of pure Saturday morning bliss. Times when you'd wake up, scramble down the stairs and turn on the TV to be wowed by the likes of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Captain Bucky O'Hare or, if you were a real purist, the animated Dungeons and Dragons show.

Mmm. That's good fantasy.

However, among all of these joyous moments were some absolute stinkers. As with films, it was often times when video games sought to break the boundaries of their boxes and tried and invade our televisions with their absolute tosh. Don't get me wrong: some video game conversions, like the outstanding Pokémon series, absolutely worked. But the entries on this list? Not so much.

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