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Pat Sharp wows Fun House fans as he reunites with twin stars Melanie and Martina

Pat Sharp sent Fun House fans on a nostalgia trip after posing for a photo with after-school TV twins Melanie and Martina Grant.

The sisters were just 16 when they first appeared on the CITV show, which came to an ended in 1999.

The bubbly blondes, who first got the job back in 1989, were loved for their energetic pom-pom waving while dressed in identical yellow and red cheerleading outfits.

Now both mothers, the 50-year-olds still like to have fun and were quick to say yes to the radio hosts' request for a group snap when they met up this weekend.

"FunHouse twins alert!" he captioned the tweet and the upload was swiftly liked by more than 10,000 people.

The photo started a groundswell for the show's return (Twitter)
Melanie and Martina have kept in touch with Pat (WPR Agency)

Pat became a household name with his mega mullet on the chaotic show but the girls were just as popular.

Needless to say, the snap provoked plenty of calls for the show to return and transport everyone back to the 90s.

"Need to bring back the #Funhouse for Saturday Nights Tv!" one demanded.

A second person spoke for pretty much everyone when he said: "Can you bring it back for adults that never grew up? Would be a childhood dream come true to be on this show."

They all started working together back in 1989 (ITV)

The comments kept on coming.

"Many happy memories of the peak of CITV, Friday's after school were always either Fun House or Knightmare before switching over to Grange Hill on BBC 1. Amazing times Pat," another posted.

A fourth person teased: "Bet it was a whole lotta fun, Was there prizes to be won? Real crazy show, Where anything goes, Thanks for staying AWESOME!"

Fun House aired for ten years starting from 1989 and had two teams from representing schools around the UK completing challenges in hopes of winning a prize.

In 2020, they all appeared on This Morning to promote his book, Re-Run the Fun: My Life As Pat Sharp.

The twins still do private parties and events (Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock)

While discussing the reason behind writing a 'spoof memoir' instead of a real one with Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, he was shocked with a surprise.

The twin cheerleaders who represented the red team and the yellow team on the show, show up as a pre-recorded message to congratulate him on his new autobiography.

Martina had said: "Hi Pat, hi Phil, Hi Holly, I'm one of the twins from Fun House but Pat you know that anyway. Just flicked through the book to find my name, but who doesn't do that."

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