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Subject: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: woops on 04/25/04 at 1:53 am

My choice: Thundercats.  :)


Some for 'Others': "He-Man & The Masters of the Universe", "Heathcliff", "Muppet Babies", &  "Ghostbusters".




Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Lanie on 04/25/04 at 4:51 am

Smurfs ;D :D

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Gwen on 04/25/04 at 10:30 am

Dungeons & Dragons

although there are a lot of close seconds

Smurfs, Heathcliff, Muppet Babies, She-Ra, He-Man, Thundercats, Pound Puppies, the list goes on and on.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: sputnikcorp on 04/25/04 at 11:21 am

dungeons and dragons.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Bobby on 04/25/04 at 3:54 pm

Galaxy High School is my favourite cartoon of all time. It chronicled the adventures of two earth kids (Doyle and Aimee) on another planet - brilliant. A close second was 'Around the world with Willy Fogg'. which was a great cartoon epic based on the novel with a lion as the main character.Third goes to The Racoons. Cyril Sneer was my favourite character.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 04/26/04 at 2:08 am

Was that a poll, or was that TV Guide...
in HELL??
:o :o :o

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: mandamoo on 04/26/04 at 7:24 am

Go Go Gadget  ;D

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: rubixgirl on 04/26/04 at 8:08 am

Jem is truly truly truly contageous.  ;D

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: eightiesfan on 04/26/04 at 8:13 am

I also like Richie Rich and Alvin & the Chipmunks.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: SmithsGirl on 04/26/04 at 8:52 am

Fables of the Green Forest and Dr. Snuggles!






SmithsGirl

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: lisac on 04/26/04 at 10:33 am

i loved jem she was so neat

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: gina on 04/26/04 at 11:53 am

meeee too!!! jem is awesome!!! is it even on anymore?
also, my fave cartoon MOVIE of the 80's is... Heavy Metal!!!!

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Bobby on 04/26/04 at 4:34 pm

Yay! Dr Snuggles rocks !!!!!!!  :D

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: JennParkandKyan on 04/26/04 at 10:53 pm

I also liked Punky BrewsterandAlvin and the Chipmunks

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Meltd0wn on 04/27/04 at 1:38 am

Sorry, the poll didnt list my favorite so I have to write it in.

ALF

I just enjoyed the adventures of Gordan Shumway before his crash on earth. hehe.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Indy Gent on 04/27/04 at 11:43 pm

I like that cartoon with Arte Johnson and Ruth Bruzzi as their "Laugh-In" characters as super heroes.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: RockandRollFan on 05/01/04 at 2:53 pm

I chose "Animaniacs"..was that in the very late 80's ???

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: LyricBoy on 05/01/04 at 3:03 pm

I hereby submit my write-in vote for Plastic Man and Baby Plas

;D

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Supercade74 on 05/01/04 at 5:24 pm

8)  I really can't say I have a favorite 80's cartoon. I liked pretty much whatever came on. Inspector Gadget, Smurfs, Snorks, Saturday Supercade, The Comic Strip, Teen Wolf, Fonzie & the Happy Days Gang, Mork & Mindy (yes the previous two were animated, though it didn't last too long), Pound Puppies, ShirtTales, The Biskitts, Thundercats, He-Man, She-Ra, Strawberry Shortcake, My Little Pony, Robotech, Star Blazers, Tranzor-Z, Transformers, Go-Bots, Ghostbusters by Filmation, The Real Ghostbusters (based on the Bill Murray movie), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Richie Rich, Pac-Man, Silver Hawks, BraveStarr. . . .I could go on listing all the cartoons I watched in the 80's that I liked!

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: nally on 05/04/04 at 1:27 pm


I chose "Animaniacs"..was that in the very late 80's ???


No, it was 90s. Sorry. :-[ It premiered in '93.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Jennifer028 on 05/04/04 at 1:31 pm

Smurfs

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Cheetara on 05/04/04 at 4:23 pm

Thundercats!!!

Feel the magic, hear the roar, Thundercats are loose!!!

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: ... on 05/04/04 at 5:10 pm




No, it was 90s. Sorry. :-[ It premiered in '93.

You're absolutely right, Mr. Nally. The lyrics "Bill Clinton plays a sax" in the theme song should be a dead giveaway, since he was president in the 90s.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Rio_Rhodes on 05/04/04 at 5:25 pm

JEM!!!!


Rio

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Hairspray on 05/04/04 at 10:08 pm

Kidd Video ;D

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: wagonman76 on 05/10/04 at 9:26 pm

My absolute fav was "The Littles".

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: NbC on 05/11/04 at 5:28 am

Smurfs

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: mr.smith s on 05/18/04 at 12:42 pm

C.O.P.S.

"Fighting Crime in the Future!!!!"


also Bionic Six! 

and i kinda liked my pet monster and the wuzzles(with Eleroo, and BumbleLion, and for some reason i now am blanking out with the others.) I think there was a monkey with something 

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Tanya1976 on 07/31/04 at 1:11 pm


Galaxy High School is my favourite cartoon of all time. It chronicled the adventures of two earth kids (Doyle and Aimee) on another planet - brilliant.


Yes!!!! It didn't last long though. Right after that would be Pee-Wee's Playhouse and then the storybreak special. I also liked Heathcliff, Muppet Babies, and the smurfs.

Tanya

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Pete Tessier on 04/26/05 at 1:44 pm

Does anyone know where I can get a 33 of the Snorks theme song?  I had one when I was growing up and it was my favorite!!!  Outside, inside, wherever it is I am!  Outside, inside, a Snork is someone who can!  Man, I would love to have that record back.  PLEEEEEEAAAASSSSE let me know if you can help!

Thanks,

Pete Tessier, Former WPI student.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 04/26/05 at 5:55 pm

Since I posted on this thread exactly one year ago today, I will answer yet again....

I didn't like ANY mainstream cartoons made in the '80s.  The '80s was a low ebb in animation.  Therefore, I'm going to say THE SIMPSONS.  "The Simpsons" didn't become a pop culture phenomenon until 1990, but the prototype became a feature on the Tracey Ullman Show circa 1987, and the series premiered in 1989.

That said, I think it is high time the series wound down.  As much as I love "The Simpsons," it has outlived its pop-cultural relevance.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: spaceace on 05/10/05 at 7:27 pm

Am I the only one who thought the "Snorkles" were the ultimate?  My friend and I have spent years trying to figure out what the are. ;D

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: popmusik on 05/11/05 at 12:58 pm

I can't believe He-Man and She-Ra are not on this poll!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: spaceace on 05/11/05 at 1:01 pm

Ohh for pete sake.  She-Ra was cool  Sorry I had forgotten! :)

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: MysteryGoat on 05/11/05 at 5:55 pm

Definately Transformers! Followed very closley by Ninja Turtles and The Centurians.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Tony on 05/13/05 at 8:56 pm

Danger Mouse!!!!  Count Duckula and Bananaman started as little snips at the end of each episode.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: robby76 on 05/15/05 at 12:51 am

GI Joe, The Biskitts, The Littles, PawPaw Bears, Monchichi's.

To the guy who asked for cartoon theme tunes, go here:- http://www.toontracker.com/waves/waves.htm

(the Littles theme tune still rocks to this day)

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/15/05 at 1:43 am

Creature Comforts made by the creator of Wallace and Gromit.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: whistledog on 08/12/06 at 1:44 am

Best Cartoon of the 80s was "The Raccoons".  Loved it then, still love it today 8)

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Written By: tetratron on 08/12/06 at 2:40 am

:-X

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: robby76 on 08/12/06 at 5:54 am

Sport Billy and his bag of tricks... oh wow!!!

And Harlem Globe Trotters... anither classic!

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Davester on 08/12/06 at 12:32 pm

In the early eighties, definitely Pac Man.  Made it a point to get out of bed Saturday mornings to catch this 'toon.  Would've ruined my whole day, had I missed it...

   Mid eighties my interest in cartoons waned.  In the mornings before school I might catch an episode of classic The Flintstones or some toy tie-in like Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors.  My fave in the mornings was Heathcliff and the Catillac Cats.  After school, was in the habit of catching Inspector Gadget or Voltron. Go-Bots, if I went to Roger's house after school groove ;) on...

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Davester on 08/12/06 at 1:57 pm

RANDOM MEMORY ALERT!! *bw-e-e-e, bw-e-e-e, bw-e-e-e* <---klaxon alarm ::)

  Okay.  Junior year of high school (85-86)...

  I had to leave for school immediately after the morning's episode of Heathcliff and the Catillac Cats had ended.  One morning stands out because, after Heathcliff had ended and as I was preparing to jet, Chris and Jeff show up with a bottle of vodka Jeff had swiped out of his mom's liquor cabinet.  We sat around for an hour-or-so drinking vodka and 7up out of these huge plastic cups (like you'd find at a 7-11) talking s**t and about how much we loved each other...

  Afterwards, we staggered down the hill to the bus stop, Chris and Jeff half carrying me (I still think they were not really hammered, but were just faking it...).  Hopped on the next bus to Rodeo and I threw-up on the floor.  I watched in horror as the stream of vodka I had just yakked inched it's way toward the bus driver :o The entire bus smelled of vodka!  I thought we were busted..!

  Jeff's mom goes to Walnut Creek to work each morning, so we head to his house.  Upon entering they drop me on the couch and disappear into the kitchen to "cook lunch".  As I'm laying there, snot slinging drunk, watching Lord of the Flies, or Tarzan, or Eight Is Enough, or something, I hear them laughing in the kitchen...

  "WTF!?", I say to myself groove ;) on all...

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: robby76 on 08/12/06 at 9:24 pm

I watched in horror as the stream of vodka I had just yakked inched it's way toward the bus driver :o


;D Oh that's bad!

How old were you in 85/86?

And good choice in "Eight is Enough"... I just bought a dvd from ebay with 3 episodes of it!

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Davester on 08/13/06 at 12:10 am


;D Oh that's bad!

How old were you in 85/86?

And good choice in "Eight is Enough"... I just bought a dvd from ebay with 3 episodes of it!


   Bringing-up Heatchcliff sparked that particular memory.  That happens, sometimes.  Most are more like still images than video clips...

   Oh, I just noticed the first season of Eight is Enough hasn't made it to DVD.  Bummer...

   The scenario I described above took place, to the best of my recollection, in late winter '86 which would've made me sixteen y/o groove ;) on...

  Edited to add: "first season"...

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: dr mabuse on 08/13/06 at 4:46 pm

Besides all the usual suspects, I really liked

The Noozles (my fav)
Belle and Sebastian
Dinosaucers
Denver the Last Dinosaur
Dennis the Menace
Camp Candy
Kidd Video
David the Gnome
Count Duckula

There's one I've been trying to remember the name of for years.  I don't remember much, except that it featured a villainous movie producer and I believe the main character was a girl.  I know, not really much to go on.  The show played on weekday mornings around the time of Dennis the Menace and The Real Ghostbusters.  Any ideas??

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: yellie on 08/16/06 at 11:16 am

smurfs, I still use my smurf cups today!! :D

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Suicidal Blonde on 09/12/06 at 2:06 pm

Inspector Gadget

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: mach!ne_he@d on 09/12/06 at 11:41 pm

Defidently Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Barefoot_Blues on 09/13/06 at 9:18 am

Tailspin was my fav.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Banks on 09/14/06 at 1:53 am

Robotech was my all time favorite 80's cartoon.

Followed closely by:

Ullyssys 33

MASK

Danger Mouse

Inspector Gadget

and

He-Man: The Masters Of The Universe and She-Ra








AN

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: HawkTheSlayer on 09/14/06 at 2:54 am

Hawk, the Slayer's Top 10 1980s Cartoons:

10. The Pac-Man Super Show
9. Thundercats
8. The Kids Super-Power Hour With SHAZAM!
7. Heathcliff/Junkyard Jokers
6. Masters Of the Universe
5. Silverhawks
4. The Harlem Globetrotters
3. Kid Video
2. Laff-A-Lympics
AND! Hawk's Most treasured 1980s Cartoon:
1. Blackstar

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 09/29/06 at 10:00 pm

man, where do I start?


Jem
Smurfs
Strawberry Shortcake
Care Bears
Snorks
Shirt Tales
Get-Along Gang
The Littles

there are so many more...I can't think of them all.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: spaceace on 09/29/06 at 10:00 pm

Pound Puppies, Rainbow Bright, Strawberry Shortcake, The Wuzzles, Punky Brewster. :)

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 09/29/06 at 10:33 pm

The Simpsons

It counts...that's when it premiered on Tracey Ullman, and then debuted on the FOX network in 1989. 

Television cartoons had grown steadily worse since 1960.  It took the Simpsons to raise the standard again!

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/30/06 at 10:29 am

The Snowman (1982)

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: anon on 05/10/08 at 8:24 am

If oneone is looking for a decent site that does toons check out cartoonchaos.org

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Shacks Train on 05/12/08 at 2:24 pm

Wow thats a tough one as I found most of the 80s cartoons so devoid & flat!
I think the artists had hit a slump!  Writers had a collective block for a generation!
I grew up with all the good Warner Bros stuff
http://www.davemackey.com/animation/wb/index.html
Only now do I find myself enjoying the adult swim stuff!
Heres a classic!
1955 One Froggy Evening (charles m jones)
This ones very rare!
http://www.zshare.net/video/119204453242dba0/

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: JamieMcBain on 05/14/08 at 10:02 am

What, no Count Duckula?

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: wildcard on 05/14/08 at 10:53 am


The Simpsons

It counts...that's when it premiered on Tracey Ullman, and then debuted on the FOX network in 1989. 

Television cartoons had grown steadily worse since 1960.  It took the Simpsons to raise the standard again!


I wouldn't miss a single cartoon when the Simpsons when it first came out. 

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Davester on 05/14/08 at 10:30 pm


  I watched the Simpsons alot in it's first couple of years.  I remember a bunch of my friends and I gathering at one of their apartments to watch the Simpsons Christmas special.  It was kind of an event and another excuse to party...

  An Applebees in Virginia Beach would have Simpsons Night every Thursday and show it on the big screen.  They would serve Butterfingers - a mixed drink using butterscotch schnapps, Bailey's, I think, and cream or milk...

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Brian06 on 05/15/08 at 12:36 am

I remember a lot of these as a small child, more from the early 1990s for me, but I used to love Inspector Gadget, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and I remember watching some of the Smurfs as well.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Haman on 05/15/08 at 3:44 am

My vote is for Inspector Gadget.  :)

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: coqueta83 on 05/15/08 at 7:18 pm

JEM
Smurfs
Snorks
Rainbow Brite
Get Along Gang
Pound Puppies
Alvin and the Chipmunks
Care Bears
Popples
Mr. T

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: woops on 05/15/08 at 7:44 pm

Honestly, I don't really have any favorites and many I haven't seen in ages. A few I've seen... haven't stood the test of time.

Subject: Re: Favorite '80's Cartoon

Written By: Step-chan on 05/15/08 at 9:55 pm

Inspector Gadget is one of them, others include Garfield, Count Duckula, Rainbow Brite and Voltron.

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