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What was your favorite cartoon to watch when you were a child?

  1. janshares profile image96
    jansharesposted 4 years ago

    What was your favorite cartoon to watch when you were a child?

    Cartoons are not what they used to be a few decades ago. Share three of your favorite classic cartoons. Mine were Bugs Bunny, The Road Runner, and the Flinstones.

  2. chef-de-jour profile image99
    chef-de-jourposted 4 years ago

    Ok, I loved many cartoons, from Yogi Bear to the Flintstones, so it's really difficult to decide on a top 3. But here goes:

    * Bugs Bunny - such a smart and irritating super rabbit
    * Top Cat - how he bamboozled Officer Dibble
    * Noggin the Nog - an English animation series all about medieval goings on - wonderful drawings and story lines.

    1. janshares profile image96
      jansharesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, it is rather difficult. Thanks for your answer, chef-de-jour.

  3. FatFreddysCat profile image99
    FatFreddysCatposted 4 years ago

    Anything "Looney Tunes" - Bugs Bunny, Wile E. Coyote/Road Runner, Daffy Duck, Foghorn Leghorn, etc.

    ... and y'know what? They still hold up well today!!

    1. janshares profile image96
      jansharesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Mos def, those are my definite must-sees as well. Thanks for answering.

  4. Alastar Packer profile image84
    Alastar Packerposted 4 years ago

    Astro Boy, Johnny Quest, and the Bugs Bunny Hour or whatever it was called. I can assure you the 60s were one great time to be a kid on Saturday morning!

    1. janshares profile image96
      jansharesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Absolutely, Alastar. I loved Astro boy, too.

    2. Wakerra profile image81
      Wakerraposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I remember watching "The Real Adventures of Johnny Quest" all the time when I was younger.  I think a lot of early Hannah Barbera stuff was before my time...

    3. Alastar Packer profile image84
      Alastar Packerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      No kiddin' janshares! Is he still around?

  5. Seth Panattoni profile image73
    Seth Panattoniposted 4 years ago

    Spiderman! either him or Captain Planet!

    1. janshares profile image96
      jansharesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your answer, Seth.

  6. Wakerra profile image81
    Wakerraposted 4 years ago

    Cartoons and puppets for me:  Eureeka's Castle, David the Gnome, The Little Bits, Gargoyles, Duck Tales, Chip n' Dale Rescue Rangers, Freakazoid...oh, what else...?  The Secret Life of Toys and Fraggle Rock.  If I ever chanced upon the Muppet Show, but I think I found Muppet Babies more often.  I remember watching lots of Nickledeon stuff, but they were mostly live actors like Ghost Writer and Are You Afraid of the Dark?  Ha, I do remember the Super Mario Bros Super Show too...ah, nostalgia

    1. Wakerra profile image81
      Wakerraposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Oops, 3 only?  Hmm...Muppet Babies, Chip n' Dale Rescue Rangers, aaaand...Digimon XP

    2. janshares profile image96
      jansharesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Ha ha, that's ok, Wakerra. Thanks for answering.

    3. Rod Marsden profile image74
      Rod Marsdenposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Gargoyles had a Star Trek: the Next Generation connection. I believe that the guy who played Worf  was also the voice of the lead Gargoyle. I liked Gargoyles.

  7. nehanatu86 profile image87
    nehanatu86posted 4 years ago

    My favorite cartoons
    Tom & Jerry, The Road Runner, Little Mermaid

    1. janshares profile image96
      jansharesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for answering, nehanatu86.

  8. IDONO profile image82
    IDONOposted 4 years ago

    Popeye, Felix the Cat and Clutch Cargo. (I'm dating myself on that last one) I could watch Clutch Cargo before I went to school. On very early. And, it wasn't a comedy; it was an ongoing adventure. Look it up. It's interesting if you've never heard of it.

    1. Wakerra profile image81
      Wakerraposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I just did a quick search on Clutch Cargo, looks like they used a real mouths instead of animating?  Looks interesting...

    2. IDONO profile image82
      IDONOposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      They did! That was part of what made it so cool. I say "cool" because it was ahead of it's time, as far as combining cartoon with real people.

  9. CraftytotheCore profile image81
    CraftytotheCoreposted 4 years ago

    Mine were Tom & Jerry, Schoolhouse Rock, and Scooby Doo!

    1. Wakerra profile image81
      Wakerraposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Schoolhouse Rock...Its far before my time, but I have seen some of its clips on Youtube and we had a Schoolhouse Rock Math computer game once.  "Hey little Twelve Toes~!"

  10. duffsmom profile image61
    duffsmomposted 4 years ago

    Flintstone and also the Jetsons.  The rest I watched but I was kind of lukewarm about them. I loved the original Mickey Mouse Club.

    1. janshares profile image96
      jansharesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      The Jetsons were cool. Thanks for answering.

  11. Rod Marsden profile image74
    Rod Marsdenposted 4 years ago

    Growing up I loved the holiday Peanuts specials. I loved it when Snoopy hopped up onto his dog kennel to fly through the air and take on the Red Baron. I still have my old Snoopy VS The Red Baron records. It wasn't just the animation. I loved the music. It was lovely jazz in most places. I was a bit of a round-headed kid so I could sympathize with good ol' Charlie Brown. I laughed at Lucy's bossiness. I loved the psychiatrist stand, the kite eating tree, Schroeder playing the piano and trying to stay out of Lucy's clutches, the mystery of the Great Pumpkin, Peppermint Patty falling asleep and snoring in class, etc. The Peanuts movies really were holiday treats. 

    When it came to animation on a daily basis there was Astroy Boy (on his mission today), Marine Boy (underwater action with his boomerang), Felix the Cat (with his bag of tricks), and Top Cat (the leader of the gang).

    1. janshares profile image96
      jansharesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks, Rod. I STILL watch the peanuts specials every season.

  12. Lauren Rose profile image59
    Lauren Roseposted 4 years ago

    Tom n Jerry and Popeye the Sailor Man were my three favorite cartoon characters.

    1. janshares profile image96
      jansharesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for answering, Lauren.

  13. Thief12 profile image90
    Thief12posted 4 years ago

    When I was a child, Looney Tunes and Tom & Jerry were my favorites. Then, when I was a pre-teen, I switched to Transformers and G.I.Joe. As I entered my teens, the favorites were ThunderCats, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

    Now that I'm an adult, I still watch the occasional cartoon. I love Phineas & Ferb, and I also think the new version of TMNT is pretty good.

    1. janshares profile image96
      jansharesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for answering, Thief12.

  14. IslandBites profile image88
    IslandBitesposted 4 years ago

    ThunderCats, DuckTales and Muppet Babies.

    1. janshares profile image96
      jansharesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks, IslandBites, for your answer.

  15. abetterwaytolive profile image80
    abetterwaytoliveposted 4 years ago

    My favorite cartoon to watch when I was young was the animated version of Dennis the Menace. It would always come on right before school every morning and I would be in the doorway watching the last part while waiting for the school bus to show up.

  16. radixwatch profile image61
    radixwatchposted 4 years ago

    I love Classic Disney, Looney Tunes and currently, Phineas and Ferb

 
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