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4pm question for 2/19/04 from Michaelskis

michaelskis

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Wow, I am on time today! Today’s question kind of just popped into my head today as I was thinking about the past things… and so here we go…

What was your favorite cartoon when you where a little kid? (or now for that matter)

For those of you who are old enough to not have TV when you where little, I will accept favorite radio show.
 

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When I was little: Scooby-Doo or the Muppets (not really a cartoon but close)
Now: The Simpsons, and the Aqua Teens.

Also forgot the number-one, all-time best cartoon ever: Warner Brothers! Sadistic, cynical, hilarious. Bugs Bunny has such style. The Animaniacs weren't bad either.
 
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Rem

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Rocky and Bullwinkle - it was corny but for a pre-teen seemed subtle. I still think it's funny.
 

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Grape Ape

 

biscuit

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Rem said:
Rocky and Bullwinkle - it was corny but for a pre-teen seemed subtle. I still think it's funny.

Back in the day it was Transformers and G.I. Joe. I know that they were really nothing more than half-hour long commercials for toys but I couldn't wait to get home from school in the afternoons to watch them.

These days I also find myself watching cartoons on a regular basis (I refuse to grow up :p ) Right now my favorites are also the Simpsons and Aqua Teen Hunger Force.
 

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biscuit said:
Back in the day it was Transformers

I always wanted to know who Morthan and The Eye were - you know, 'Transformers - Morthan meets The Eye' :-$

The Smurfs were kinda cool.
 

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Rem said:
Rocky and Bullwinkle - ...I still think it's funny.

Me too.

Another is the orginal Johnny Quest
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Thunderbirds not a true cartoon but was :cool:
 

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michaelskis said:
What was the name of the sward in thundercats???

Man, I can't believe I forgot about Voltron. That was another favorite.

I think the sword was the Eye of Thundar.
Thundercats was pretty cool, although the whole transformation of Mumra used to kind of scare me a little. :-$
 

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Then:

MASK
Transformers
Duck Tales (woo ooo)
Arcade Saturday morning cartoons (anyone remember that?)

Now:

The Adult Swim Line-up
King of the Hill
Simpsons
South Park
Ed, Edd, and Eddy
Dexter's Lab
Powerpuff Girls
Spongebob Squarepants
Fairly Odd Parents

That's all. I can use my kids as an excuse to watch cartoons more than most 'respectable' adults should :)
 

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As a kid I loved Voltron, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and as an adolescent I grew found of the famous idiots Beavis and Butt-Head (is anyone really that dumb :-c ).

Now, I happen to like Futurama and the Simpsons.
 

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michaelskis said:
Wow, I am on time today! Today’s question kind of just popped into my head today as I was thinking about the past things… and so here we go…

What was your favorite cartoon when you where a little kid? (or now for that matter)

For those of you who are old enough to not have TV when you where little, I will accept favorite radio show.

Anything on Adult Swim and the Family Guy now.

What was the Dinsey cartoon with the pilot bear right after Duck Tales, another favorite? They play it late at night now and I still watch it, even though I usually grumble I've seen it before.
 

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I loved the Flintsones and Scooby Doo, probably because they were a solid 1/2 hour as opposed to shows like Tom and Jerry and Woody Woodpecker, which were also great, but shorter.

I also liked Rocky and Bullwinkle and anything with the Tasmainan Devil or Yosemite Sam.
 

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Habanero said:
Anything on Adult Swim and the Family Guy now.

What was the Dinsey cartoon with the pilot bear right after Duck Tales, another favorite? They play it late at night now and I still watch it, even though I usually grumble I've seen it before.

Talespin, on the same.. do you remember Gummi Bears?
 

nerudite

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Then:
Beanie and Cecil
Scooby Doo
Josie and the Pussycats
Bugs Bunny

Now:
Dexter's Lab
Family Guy
Futurama
Simpsons
 

Bear Up North

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The Richard Nixon Show.....wait a minute, that was a presidential administration.

Try, Rocky & Bulwinkle.

Bear
 

Chet

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Starblazers, hands down. A few years ago I bought the entire series on eBay. Damn is it terrible, what was I thinking. Its like Japanese anime redubbed by Ace and Gary, the ambiguously gay duo.

 

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Chet said:
Starblazers, hands down. A few years ago I bought the entire series on eBay. Damn is it terrible, what was I thinking. Its like Japanese anime redubbed by Ace and Gary, the ambiguously gay duo.

You mean this Ace and Gary?

 

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Chip and Dale's rescue rangers. Watched it everyday after school. Even taped it a couple of times. (even though I always messed up and taped "charles in charge" instead as c in c came on right after my cartoon)
 

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ilikefish0 said:
Chip and Dale's rescue rangers. Watched it everyday after school. Even taped it a couple of times. (even though I always messed up and taped "charles in charge" instead as c in c came on right after my cartoon)

Come on, like you didn't like :8: Charles in Charge of your days and your nights. :8:
 

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I did not watch a lot of TV as a kid, but i'm making up for it now.

I can't remember the name of it, but it was a hyanna barbera cartoon battle of the network stars thing. I know that grape ape was on it as was the caveman. (can't rememeber his name either).

The really old and rotten spidermans and hulks. Watch them now on Friday nights after I come home from hanging out.

Now

Simpsons, the odd King of the Hill. I can't get into Sponge Bob Square Pants.
 

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boiker said:
Talespin, on the same.. do you remember Gummi Bears?


Gummi Bears, bouncing here and there and everywhere! I loved the Gummi Bears
My others were Gem, Animaniacs, She-Ra Princess of Power, and Tom and Jerry

Recent - Rollie Pollie Olie, and pretty much anything Disney
 

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Chet said:
Starblazers, hands down. A few years ago I bought the entire series on eBay. Damn is it terrible, what was I thinking. Its like Japanese anime redubbed by Ace and Gary, the ambiguously gay duo.

Oh, those Gamelons (remember Leader Deslock or the Comet Empire?).......I remember watching the credits and seeing that the show originally ran in Japanese as "Space Cruiser Yamato". The battleship Yamato was of course the flag ship of the Japanese navy during WWII (which in the series they ended up turning into a space ship). Because all the dialogue was redubbed in English, I always wondered while watching the pilot episode if they were actually saying things like "many American pigs died under these guns...."
 

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all the WB shorts from about mid-1940 thru 1960.


Now:
Space Ghost:Coast to Coast
Samurai Jack
 

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I liked the typical 80's boy cartoons that people mentioned - Voltron, Thundercats, He-Man, Transformers, GI Joe (knowing is indeed half the battle), and Looney Tunes, Tom and Jerry, even the damn Smurfs. Its amazing I had time left over to play and go to school.

Does anyone remember an earlier Voltron-like cartoon with a robot called Guy-King or something? It was very Japanese. I vaguely remember seeing it and thinking it was awesome (remember I was 7). My friends were more into it and I felt like I was missing out on something very cool.

Biscuit don't be embarrassed about Mumra scaring you - when I was little I was scared when the dragon would appear on Tic Tac Dough.


I just want everyone to know that I can watch any game show now without having to leave the room. I am RUGGED!
 

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Seabishop said:
Biscuit don't be embarrassed about Mumra scaring you - when I was little I was scared when the dragon would appear on Tic Tac Dough.


I just want everyone to know that I can watch any game show now without having to leave the room. I am RUGGED!
It's reassuring that I'm not the only childhood TV wuss out there.

What about the Snorks? I think the used to come on Saturday mornings. I used to wonder who would win in a Smurfs versus Snorks battle. And I barely can recall these but does anyone else remember Shirtails or Mon Chi Chi?
 
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