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What Are Your Choices For The Best Cartoons and Animated Shows of all Time ?

Discussion in 'Other TV' started by CYRUS, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. grin willard

    grin willard Grin. Boasting a profile u could cut cheese with.

    Arista, In my early 20's I got into a near violent (no, more just like heated) argument with an acquaintance, because I maintained we never actually saw (your boyfriend) 'Joe Rockhead' on the show! I'd never seen him so I assumed he was unseen. Like my favorite unseen character Diane from Twin Peaks! Or ‘The Scranton Strangler’ from The Office. Of course I was wrong, and we HAD seen Joe Rockhead. This guy was freaking out! But I really believed it. Before you put him up for sainthood, this jerk had a pez dispenser he claimed was a rare 'Elmo' from the Flintstones (Raspy voice: Here's yer paper Mr. Flintstone), and I know there was no such damn thing! But it resembled him. I wonder what could it have been?

    Do you suppose Joe Rockhead is wearing underwear under that snood shirt? Or does he go commando?!!

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  2. I don't know about Super Ted and Banana Man but we got Danger Mouse and Count Duckula :)

    We also got y'alls Young Ones, which isn't animated but it was soooooooo funny I'm mentioning it anyways :biggrin2:
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  3. Toni_S_UK

    Toni_S_UK Well-Known Member

    Oh yeah, I'd forgotten about Count Duckula! And agreed on The Young Ones! Classic! haha
  4. CYRUS

    CYRUS Well-Known Member

    Count Duckula . What wonderfully twisteed cartoon, I loves The Count, Igor Nanny and Dr Von Goosewing :D

    Unfortunately, that show introduced us to the horrifyingly insidious planet Cute ! :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:.
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  5. Ebdim9th

    Ebdim9th A Man's Chord and Author/bringer of Bad Dolls

    This is not a cartoon, but it was on Saturday mornings, brought to you by the same Filmation that produced the Flash Gordon animated show on one of the other pages here. Columbia Pictures did indeed buy the name "Ghostbusters" ... (I loved it as a kid, maybe for some it might be a 'worst' but not for me.)

    The Ghost Busters - Wikipedia

    And yeah, it's probably pretty bad, judging by the theme, but still, they were there first (and perhaps the inspiration for that gorilla character from the Mighty Boush?)

  6. CYRUS

    CYRUS Well-Known Member

    The Man of a thousand voices . He was a unique talent , he has no equal.

    He also voiced Twiki on Buck Rodgers in the 25th Century.
  7. CYRUS

    CYRUS Well-Known Member

    This was one of the most absurd saturday afternoon programs they ever did and it was a positive joy to watch ! :D:cool:
  8. Mr. Cranky

    Mr. Cranky Well-Known Member

    Roger Ramjet, Batfink, Mr Magoo, Scooby Doo, The 1960's Marvel cartoons, Popeye, Top Cat, The Wacky Races, Rocky and Bullwinkle, The Dick Tracy show, Yogi Bear, Captain Scarlett( actually super-marionettes not cartoon), The Jetsons, Casper, Astro Boy, Jonny Quest, Porky Pig, Atom Ant, Space Ghost, Mightor, Cool McCool, Birdman, Banana Splits, Archie's, Fat Albert, josie and the pussycats, Sabrina and the Groovy Goolies, Harlem Globetrotters( I saw them live in 1974 at the Hordern Pavilliion)
  9. CYRUS

    CYRUS Well-Known Member

    Theres definitely some pretty good stuff in that list

    In the early 60's there was the show Q T Hush. About a bumbling detective , assisted by His Shadow(alter Ego) and his manic dog Shamus. It has a very surreal opening. Its a very odd tv show.:)
  10. Ebdim9th

    Ebdim9th A Man's Chord and Author/bringer of Bad Dolls

    And I've been watching it too!

    I forget did anybody mention Voltron yet? And how about the Biker Mice From Mars? Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle-ish I suppose, but still it was fun enough for all of that. Also the Ghost Busters became a cartoon as well under the title The Original Ghostbusters ....

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  11. CYRUS

    CYRUS Well-Known Member

    I didn't like the filmation version.
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  12. Ebdim9th

    Ebdim9th A Man's Chord and Author/bringer of Bad Dolls

    LOL I haven't seen it in years. I just saw the link and posted it to have it there. I'll have to check out the animated version myself to remember ....
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  13. CYRUS

    CYRUS Well-Known Member

    Definitely timeless.:)
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  14. grin willard

    grin willard Grin. Boasting a profile u could cut cheese with.

    Sweet Fancy Moses!!! That intro was better than Ghostbusters (1984), the sequel, the recent chick movie (I'm sorry ladies), and all the cartoons! I've never seen this before. And there was Larry Storch & Forrest Tucker! You know what they say about Forrest Tucker. Oh yes you do!

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  15. carrie's younger brother

    carrie's younger brother Well-Known Member

    The paper boy was Arnold.
  16. carrie's younger brother

    carrie's younger brother Well-Known Member

    My all-time favorite cartoon.

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

  18. Mel217

    Mel217 Well-Known Member

    This show fascinated me.
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  19. arista

    arista First time caller long time listener

    I liked the Jetsons. Elroy and his boy Roy.
  20. Ebdim9th

    Ebdim9th A Man's Chord and Author/bringer of Bad Dolls

    You're most welcome! What do they say about Forrest Tucker? lolol

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