Cartoons were a bigger deal in my childhood growing up on afternoons after school as opposed to Saturday morning, probably because our parents made sure that my brother and I were pretty active on Saturdays. But, some great shows still stick out in my head.
1….Laff-a-Lympics:A cartoon all star festival from the late 70s. A great mix of sports and cartoon!
2.The Superfriends: A dumb downed version of the justice league. only complaint for me were the wonder twins, who came around in later versions. A bucket of water is not going to stop an evil villian!
3.The Transformers:Later on in life I figured out it was just a big commercial for the toys themselves.
4.Spiderman:An after school ritual!!
5.The Smurfs: who knew they were around since the 60s. Though Mrs Duck always asks why there was only one girl smurf.
6.The Great Space Coaster: not necessarily a cartoon, but I dare you to not remember gary gnu or to get the theme song out of your head once you hear it.
7. The Flintstones: Yes, they were a take off on the Honeymooners. But I was a kid, how would I know anything beyond yabba dabba doo.
8.Battle of the Planets: I had to get up at like 6:30 A.M. to watch it, but as a kid, this was my favorite favorite. Reminds me of Andromeda now.
9.The Jetsons: where are my flying cars???!!??
10.GI Joe:Another big half hour commercial, but i was a boy. So, Yo Joe!
11.JabberJaw: I just realized that i saw this one in reruns, since their is no way I would remember a cartoon from 1976. Still, who doesn't love a guitar playing shark?
12.Bugs Bunny:A classic! A necessity for every child growing up. Though I was a huge fan of the Daffy Duck/Bugs Bunny combo episodes. "I'm rich, I'm rich, I'm a wealthy miser!"-Daffy
13.Family Guy: The one cartoon I still watch now. Mrs Duck hates it, but I can get her to watch for Stewie.
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