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10 Classic Cartoons from the 70's

Updated on December 4, 2010

Cartoons from the 70's are some of the best and original ideas of cartoons ever made. You can read and remember some of your favorite cartoons of the 70's here.



 Emily's has a much loved saggy old cloth cat. He lives in the shop window.

His Name was Bagpuss.

This is Classic British stop motion animation

His friends were Madeline the ragdoll, Professor Yaffle, Gabriel the toad,
& the mice of the mouse organ.

The show was Written and Produced by Oliver Postgate.

Pictures and puppets by Peter Firmin & Charlotte Firmin.

Music by John Faulkner & Sandra Kerr.

Narrated by Oliver Postgate, John Faulkner & Sandra Kerr.

Dr Snuggles

Dr. Snuggles is like no other doctor.

He can communicate with almost anything. 

He lives in his quaint house at the edge of the wood.

Doctor Snuggles is an inventor. He invents a huge variety of contraptions in his
shed at the bottom of his garden.

His inventions is designed & made to help children, animals and much more.

Things never go as planned for Dr Snuggles, however there is always an adventure to be had, and new friends to be made & new places to visit.


Coloring Cartoon Books for Kids

You can buy an 800+ Page Disney Coloring Ebook from here for $5 and keep your children entertained for hours. You Print of the pages that you want and there is loads to choose from including the little mermaid, 101 dalmations, and the jungle book.

Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

Much loved series on american television, featuring & produced by Bill Cosby.

The series follows the adventure of a group of unpredictable teenagers as they grow up in
Urban America.

Bill Cosby one of America's popular international stars, created the show with his own childhood experiences growing up in Philadelphia as influence.

There was Live action parts featuring Bill Cosby who gave narrative support to storylines throughout the animation show.

The names of the characters where:
Fat Albert, Weird Harold, Rudy, Dumb Donald, Bill, Russell, Bucky and Mushmouth.

It was one of the longest running Saturday morning cartoons in the history US TV.

Consistent pulling in high ratings, and the show ran for 12 consecutive years on CBS TV from
1972 to 1984 and was re-syndicated in 1989. 


The series follows the adventures of a team of scientists on the research vessel called the Calico for a total of 26 episodes.

The crew included Dr. Quinn Darien, a female scientist; Broch, her assistant and Carl's first mate; and her teenage nephew Pete.

There was also a friendly & bumbling Godzooky, the nephew of Godzilla. Godzooky could fly using his small wings under his arms, but his uncle Godzilla was a bit to big to fly.

Whenever Godzooky tries to breath fire, he ended up just coughing up smoke rings, and he doesn't have the  ability to shoot laser beams from his eyes. 

Godzooky's voice was by Don Messick.

Godzilla was called upon by using a special communication devide, when under attack by other giant monsters. 

If the communicator gets lost, Godzooky can use a special "howl" to summon Godzilla. 

Godzilla's trademark atomic breath is changed so he breathes fire. He also shoots laser beams from his eyes.




Strange and cute 3D animation featuring all herbally named characters.

There was Parsely the Lion & Sage the Owl.

The show was centered around the characters that lived in the Herb garden.

This was a mixture of people and animals, all of which were named originally after herbs. You might remember the narrator having to announce the magic word HERBADACIOUS before we could enter the garden! There was many other characters including Sir Basil, Dill the Dog, Tarragon the Dragon, Lady Rosemary, Signor Solidago, and Bayleaf.

Hong Kong Phooey

Animated childrens show about a dog who is the janitor for a police station...until danger threatens, at which point he turns into the martial arts superhero Hong Kong Phooey!

Classic animation series, based on a dog janitor, 

who transformed into his super martial arts alter ego, hong kong phooey.

His transformation took place by jumping into his filing cabinet in the police station.

He was always backed up by his trusty sidekick, his cat. Although most of the time, it was the cat who saved the day, and hong kong phooey never seemed to notice.

He would travel around in his car, which could turn into any vehicle, with the hlp of the magic umbrella attached to the car.

The cartoon was slightly inspired by james bond, and batman.

Hong Kong Phooey



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