Kids for Character is a program that was released on VHS in April 23, 1996. It's a Charity Special about moral character that featured many different Children's Characters and Performers. It was produced by The Character Counts! Coalition, Walt Disney Productions, Salvation Army and Children's Television Workshop and distributed by Lyrick Studios, DIC Entertainment and ABC for Kids. The hosts of the show are Tom Selleck, Robin Williams, Jim Carrey, Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Michael Jeter, Christopher Lloyd, Matthew Broderick, Bill Cosby, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Angela Lansbury, Gene Wilder, Roy E. Disney, Billy Crystal and Nathan Lane.

Featured Shows

Each of the Shows represnts a different "pillar" of character: Trustworthyness, Respect, Responsibility, Kindness, Honesty, Courage, Friendship, Fairness, Caring, Creativity, Citizenship, Love, Bravery, Humility, Hope and Purity.

Special Characters Guest Stars

  • Bananas in Pajamas
  • The Cat in the Hat
  • Clifford the Big Red Dog
  • Doug
  • Fireman Sam
  • Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble
  • Garfield
  • Curious George
  • George Jetson
  • Gymbo the Clown
  • Hi 5
  • Jiminy Cricket
  • Joshua Jones
  • Kino of Storytime
  • Looney Tunes
  • The Malignant Sow
  • The Muppets
  • Mynn and Jynn Wason
  • Noddy
  • Paddington Bear
  • Pee Wee Herman
  • Peter Pan
  • Pingu
  • Pinocchio
  • Postman Pat
  • Ronald McDonald
  • Peter Rabbit
  • Rugrats
  • Scooby-Doo
  • Spot the Dog
  • SuperTed
  • Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends
  • Timmy the Tooth
  • Wallace and Gromit and Friends
  • Woody Woodpecker
  • Sheriff Woody and Buzz Lightyear
  • Yogi Bear and Boo-boo Bear


Voice cast



Announcer: Kids for Character


Announcer 1: Kids for Character! Starring....

Announcer 2: The Puzzle Place

Announcer 3: Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory

Announcer 4: Terry the Blubber

Announcer 5: Barney and Friends

Announcer 6: Sesame Street

Announcer 7: The Glenbrook Railway

Announcer 8: The Magic School Bus

Announcer 9: Lamb Chop's Play-Along

Announcer 10: The Electric Company

Announcer 11: TUGS

Announcer 12: Gullah Gullah Island

Announcer 13: Shining Time Station

Announcer 14: The Wiggles

Announcer 15: Madeline

Announcer 16: Babar

Announcer 17: And Winnie the Pooh!

Announcer: With special appearances by....

Announcer 1: Bananas in Pajamas

Announcer 2: The Cat in the Hat

Announcer 3: Clifford

Announcer 4: Doug

Announcer 5: Fireman Sam

Announcer 6: Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble

Announcer 7: Garfield

Announcer 8: Curious George

Announcer 9: George Jetson

Announcer 10: Gymbo

Announcer 11: Hi 5

Announcer 12: Jiminy Cricket

Announcer 13: Joshua Jones

Announcer 14: Kino of Storytime

Announcer 15: The Malignant Sow

Annoucner 16: The Muppets

Announcer 17: Mynn and Jynn Wason

Announcer 18: Noddy

Announcer 19: Paddington Bear

Announcer 20: Pee Wee Herman

Announcer 21: Peter Pan

Announcer 22: Pingu

Announcer 23: Pinocchio

Announcer 24: Postman Pat

Announcer 25: Ronald McDonald

Announcer 26: Peter Rabbit

Announcer 27: Rugrats

Announcer 28: Scooby-Doo

Announcer 29: Spot

Announcer 30: SuperTed

Announcer 31: Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends

Announcer 32: Timmy the Tooth

Announcer 33: Wallace and Gromit and Friends

Announcer 34: Woody Woodpecker

Announcer 35: Sherif Woody and Buzz Lightyear

Annoucner 36: Yogi and Boo-Boo Bear

Announcer 37: The Character Counts Kids

Announcer 38: And from Downunder, The Wiggles!

Announcer 39: Greg

Announcer 40: Michael

Announcer 41: Murray

Announcer 42: Sarah

Announcer 43: Sam

Announcer 44: Joey

Announcer 45: Jeff

Announcer 46: Maria

Announcer 47: Phillip

Announcer 48: Patrick

Announcer 49: Anthony

Announcer 50: And Katie!