What transports you right back to childhood?
This works for me: Childrens TV in Britain; the late 1980s. And was there ever anything more apt? "When he was made, they found something wrong with him: and threw him away like a piece of rubbish!"
The gay coming-of-age in 47 seconds (see if you can spot the many parallels)...
Title quote: "Return to innocence." Lyrics, Enigma - Return To Innocence (1993).