15 things only fans know

Minikeums are a design by Arnold Boiseau that left their mark on the 1990 generation. Their software follows the same principle as Guignols de l’info.

1. Credits Jazzy

Portrait of Antoine de Caunes, Bernard Pivot and Nagy at Minikeums. Credit: Maxppp – Morgane / Victor Editor

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The year of Minikeums animation has a jazz rhythm. This music announces the start of each program. Its title is Generation Minikeums. Released in 1993, this show runs for 3 minutes and 51 seconds. The songwriters are Rudy Julian and Philippe Musceno.

Be aware that Minikeums is a file Broadcast on France3. The first edition of the show ran for 10 years (from March 31, 1993 to March 31, 2022). On France4, the second edition of the show was broadcast between December 11, 2017, and August 27, 2021.

2. France will win the World Cup

Image by Norman Credit: https://www.programme-television.org/

Thanks Coco, the Minikeum fans I learned that France would win the soccer World Cup in 1998. After telling the history of soccer, the Minikeums created a fan song with a goal Winning the cup. The idea came from Coco, and they came up with simple and short words: “Go, go, go, go … we will win.”

3. Christmas from the Minikeums

Two little ones wearing a Christmas hat Credit: Marie-Laurence HAROT / FRANCE3

before listening to Famous Christmas songs, such as Mariah Carey’s music, etc. The Minikeums generation listened to a special music: Nonoël. Nonoël was released in 1998, a work by Jean-Marc Lenglen and Rudy Julien. Its duration is 4min1s. The voices of the Minikeums who sang this song are the voices Rudy Julian Based on Didier Justin. Singing this song is always joyful:

It’s Christmas

And the main night

Search is there

Father Noel makes life beautiful for us»

4. The Magic Bus and the Professor

Loulou photo credit: https://www.programme-television.org/

This cartoon from the ’90s includes a file Minikeums software. Excited teacher, Mbele On Tet, is walking inside a magical bus.

This American television series contains 52 episodes of 25 minutes duration. It is broadcast on France3 from February 19, 1996, in Minikeums broadcast.

Miss Valérie Bille-en-Tête is a teacher at Walkerville Elementary School. In each chapter, she wears unusual outfits related to the theme of each adventure. Her earrings light up when she thinks of her future study trip within The Magic Bus. Silent in the face of danger, she always says it is necessaryTake risks and make mistakes»in order to learn something.

5. Minikeums and cigarette counters

Coco minikeum Image Credit: Kultt

Minikeums raised awareness against the harmful effects of smoking. plenty sketches It was broadcast to fight cigarettes. Every fan of the show is familiar with the song:

Be hip hop

Hip-hop style works without the cigarette

Don’t be so stupid

Don’t worry about cigarettes

Be hip hop

Hip-hop style works without the cigarette

Don’t be so stupid

Don’t worry about cigarettes

Be hip hop

Stop the cigarette!»

6. Song from the show: My Melissa

Nagui’s minikeum credit: DOC FR3

The success of the show, Ma Mélissa, brought the series notoriety. In fact, this song won the Gold record in 1997. Jean-Marc Lenglen and Rudy Julien are the songwriters. She joined Expand Music, France3 Music and Polygram labels. Its duration is 3 minutes and 15 seconds. Everyone sings this chorus every time the song is shown on TV.


No don’t cry huh huh

Because for me

you are the most beautiful

You give me wings

7. Coco often acts as a victim.

Coco minikeum credit: LePoint

A liar and without any particular talent, Coco is a type of friend who is neither cool nor pretty. Nobody wants him.

This Minikeum is a character who appears frequently. Represent Antoine de Coons. He has many flaws: scary, unlucky, clumsy, grumpy, etc. However, his personality makes him very funny.

In general, Coco plays heroes in Cinema. Sometimes he plays the bad guy and is more stupid than tough. Despite his shortcomings, he is a very good friend. He also seeks to seduce girls. The Minikeums star often wears Antoine de Cayons-inspired costumes when the latter is doing his sketches. He lived a contrasting idyllic life with Minikeum Diva.

8. Who was Diva?

The minkeums of diva and gosse beau Credit: France TV

real Minikeum identities Known (Coco, Nag, Vanessa, Jojo, M’sé, etc.). However, Diva, a femme fatale, is rather sober. In fact, it was Yves Baron, head of the youth unit in France 3.

Domineering, capricious and arrogant, Diva is considered the “head” of the Minikeums. She had feelings for Coco, but she hid them. Over time, she changed her mind and preferred Gégé.

In Sinecom, Diva often has a femme fatale persona.

9. Don’t get up early

Norman and Norman in Photo Credit: Instagram Norman

Don’t Get Up So Soon is a parody of the Despacito title by Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi. This song was produced during the first season of Minikeums in 2017.

Don’t get up early
You have your whole life to get up early, early
In the morning, it is made just to get a good night’s sleep
Get out of here and let’s sleep
Don’t get up early

So this tube came out while The second version of Minikeums Its main characters are:

  • Kiva (Kev Adams);
  • Riha (Rihanna);
  • Pogue (Paul Pogba);
  • lulu (luan);
  • Norman 13 (Norman Thaphod);
  • Shaggy (dog).

10. Parodies

New Generation Minikeums Credit: Gilles SCARELLA/FTV

Issuance Minikeums in France 3 Rich in parody. The first version has more than fifteen. Puppets have changed many titles and performances. Among the most famous of them can be cited:

  • Questions under the lantern.
  • isododu.
  • Good night guys.
  • Love, passion and seasickness.
  • Star Keum
  • fingers in the nose;
  • Boppard Fort
  • Strange puzzles
  • Hello eyes
  • wait and see;
  • tasalilo.
  • fifth food;
  • Golden minikeums.

11. Vanessa: A nice girl

Photo from the Minikeums Credit Album: Amazon, € 15.20

Vanessa as Vanessa Paradis. Jojo’s fiancee is also Zaza’s best friend. Compared to Diva, she is gentle, less selfish, and less ambitious. His personality earned him success with his generation. In addition, she often plays the princess.

Zaza’s best friend, young and outspoken, is Smaller than Minikeums. Zaza has a brave and gentle personality, and he stars in some recent stories. She was Bernard’s girlfriend.

12. cinekeum

Gaël Colin and the Minikeums Credit: France TV

The Minikeums broadcast It was broadcast on France 3 between 1993 and 2002, rich in syncium. Among the famous cinekeum can be mentioned:

  • Peter Keum Ban Ban;
  • Aladdin and the Magicium Lamp;
  • Blanche Vannes and the Seven Little Ones;
  • Little Red Riding Hood Minikeum;
  • Pinocchio Kyume
  • and Beau keum in Sleeping Wood;
  • Cinderella in the country of keums.

in season 2, Syncium It offers many titles such as:

  • The spy who looked for love.
  • KEM Files 1 & 2;
  • Frankiumstein
  • Zoro the Masked Ranger, etc.

13. MNK: Change

Left to right: Kiva, Reha, Puj, Noman and Lulu Credit: When We’re Dads

Even if the ratings of Minikeums reached an average of 20% of the market, new director Yves Baron redesigned the program in September 2000. The person in charge of the youth program at France3 TV renamed the program Minikeums at MNK. Also reduced the number dummies Six (Coco, Josie, Vanice, Diva, Bernard, Miss and Zaza). Now they are just advertising the program. The graphics were deleted, and the production team was reshuffled. New authors appear.

According to Ève Baron, the refitting was necessary to simplify the dressing and reduce the cost of the show. However, audiences were disappointed with the new look and presentation.

14. End of first copy

Minikeum Credit Early Generations: Planet CSTA

After over 4,500 broadcasts, it has become a program Minikeums production stop at 1VerseApril 2002, marking the end of General Motors Minicoms. So TO3 replaced the first youth programs.

The first edition of the Minikeums show ran for 10 years. Thus, it left its mark on the French, Belgian and Swiss youth of the 1990s.

Some footage from the Minikeums show has been edited onto VHS tapes. Among the programs offered can be mentioned:

  • Minikeums “Video”;
  • Minikeums make Cinékeum;
  • Cinékeums to scare.
  • Panikeum in 2000.

15. Big comeback

Poster for Keva and Riha Credit: ALP

Maxime Guény announced on April 1, 2017 that Adventure Line Productions and France Television are preparing a Minikeums return. In the new version, Coco, Vanessa, M’sé will be surrounded by new dolls.

Spread New version Starts on December 11, 2017 on France4 TV. The producers replaced all of the old dolls. The new characters are Normy, Riha, Keva, Loulou, Pog, and the Hairy Pooch. Minikeums airs at 4:30 p.m.

The New version of 2012 Retains first edition instructions. In fact, Minikeums makes sketches. They also make musical parodies and announce programs.




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