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How do?

Yes. It’s more Nerd nostalgia from yours truly.

This time, I want to hear about those Saturday Morning cartoons you wouldn’t miss if you could possibly avoid it.

In terms of sheer soundtrack? And songs which still feature on my self-motivation playlist?
Spoiler:




Just.....superb. Strong message. Hair metal. Empowering. Driving. What’s not to like?




Despite this frankly in-depth lesson on why not to piss off Gods, I turned out atheist. Banger of a theme tune though!

Oh go on then. One more for the road....which our Colonial Chums May have had the misfortune to be utterly unaware of!




Totally worth viewing on Youtube. Spesh if you’ve got sprogs.....


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Here’s a freebie.

Trapdoor may well as be the tale of everyday life in Nurgle’s Mansion!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BB39wt94DB0

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UK

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOH! Great thread of Nostalgia!
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Fraggle Rock - currently on Amazon Prime UK. I never knew this but when they made it all the human parts (with the man and dog) were designed to be unique to different territories. Whilst the USA/Canada version was the most widely used, several regions had their own, the UK had a man in a lighthouse, whilst the USA was a man in a workshop. The latter is the one on Amazon since the UK one lost many episodes over time though I believe there are DVD's of most of them found now (motsly through peoples VHS)



Dungeons and Dragons - I really shouldn't have to say much on this one!



Pirates of Blackwater - really sad that this one ended so soon and never got to have a loner series or multiple series.



Conan the Adventurer!



Animals of Farthing Wood - chances are they'll never remake a series like this. It's right up there with Plague Dogs and Watership Down




Prince Valient - Camelot and knights on horseback. Swordfights and all! Great fun and a very low-magic approach which hid merlins magical element really well and thus presented quite a more low-magic fantasy story.




Super Ted - funny story for this one. Back when I was at school they had Saturday School, which we all hated. I am told (and dimly recall) that one day the head of the school asked me what I thought about it and I said that I disliked Saturday school because I was missing Superted!
I've no idea if he agreed with me or not but I do happen to know that Saturday school DID go away!!

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FRAGGLES ARE ON AMAZON PRIME!?

*immediately casts level 27 summon God-Sprog*

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UK

 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
FRAGGLES ARE ON AMAZON PRIME!?

*immediately casts level 27 summon God-Sprog*


Yeps! As is:
Clangers
Prince Valiant

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Canada

Battle of the Planets


Later I found out it was actually "Gatchaman" edited and mixed.

Classic Spider-Man of course.



Space Ghost



Super Friends



Star Blazers



In a similar vein "Captain Harlock"



There was of course Hanna Barbara and Warner Brothers but the above were the ones I looked forward to.

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Not Saturday mornings, rather weekday afternoons, but I was always partial to Mysterious Cities of Gold:

Spoiler:



and Around the World with Willy Fogg:

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Despite the BBC running Cities of Gold at least three times during my childhood, it wasn't until about ten years ago in my late 20s that I finally saw the first episode; it always seemed to be on at the same time as something on CITV on the other side, so in those days before VCRs I'd watch Cities of Gold one day and He-Man the next, alternating.

Ulysses 31 is a work of genius, and if I had a 3D printer, I'd have the Oddysey on my miniatures shelf.

Ulysses, Cities of Gold, Willy Fogg and a load of others I also watched (Dogtanian, among others) were all European - Japanese collaborations; Willy Fogg was Spanish, the rest French, IIRC.

Oh, and one I used to watch at lunchtimes at secondary school:

Spoiler:



(The English dub is the best, IMO, done in the same way as The Magic Roundabout; they took the show, chucked out the script and wrote their own. The American version is closer to the French original in tone, and is a bit po-faced and boring)

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A lot of good memories in here!

One of my favorites:




...with those sweet Jack Kirby designs!

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Southeastern PA, USA

Hmm. Super Friends would be my number one, but how some live-action Filmation fun (taking this slightly off-topic)? Like this one:




...and its spinoff of sorts:




Eliminating live-action cuts out a lot of good Saturday morning stuff from the '70s, you '80s kids.

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I most remember SWAT KATS- The Radical Squadron, The Exosquad, and this miniseries they kept showing about a ball of fur that lived on Mars...Red Planet.

Oooh, and Arthur and the Knights of Justice. That was 100% Saturday Morning Cartoon.

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Question for my fellow Brits...

Did we ever get a terrestrial airing of the GI Joe cartoon? It was out the same time as He-Man, Transformers and Thundercats. But I really do not remember ever seeing it, outside of a commercial VHS my cousin had?

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 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
Question for my fellow Brits...

Did we ever get a terrestrial airing of the GI Joe cartoon? It was out the same time as He-Man, Transformers and Thundercats. But I really do not remember ever seeing it, outside of a commercial VHS my cousin had?



I can't recall, but being born near the end of the 80s I sort of missed several of those shows the first time they came around. It might be something that appeared only on "SKY" back then. Or if it got a TV viewing it might have been on Channel 4 (yes I know they didn't really do much for kids, but back then our TV came through an aerial in a pear tree so Channel 4 was very spotty - and when Channel 5 appeared it was basically mythological to us)

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Dont forget M.A.S.K. !

Can we spoiler loltube links? Thread will be a bitch to load otherwise.....

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Fair point

I’ll do mine when I’m sober!

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whilst I was really too old to be watching kids saturday TV in the mid 90's Ani-Maniacs and Tiny Toons(?) were way smarter than was needed

also The Big Knights, a gloriously demented ye olde times parody with the booming tones of the Blessed one


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UK

 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
Fair point

I’ll do mine when I’m sober!


What was the result of your level 27 summon God-Sprog spell?

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Oh that choked.

Natural 1.

Shall recast it next weekend, once I’ve sprog-proofed my flat!

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Scotland

I feel this Skeleton Warriors theme fits the thread better but I'm kind of desperate to just post about Batman TAS.
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How X-Men TAS and Spider-Man TAS (90s) haven’t shown up here yet is a colossal fail.

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Newcastle, OZ

Gargoyles was the last "SMC" cartoon that I watched and enjoyed.

I may have watched some of the 70s things, but they were pretty cringey even for their time - and time has not been kind to them.

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Old enough to know better, young enough to not give a ****.

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UK

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The only good Xmen! Back when Rogue was a kick ass texan who didn't take stick from no one; back when wolvarine was just another of the epic Xmen instead of the posterchild and when Storm could summon STORMS not just a small bolt here and there. Also whatever happened to Jubilee - she seems to have been utterly forgotten by the modern era. Then again they also left Gambit out for ages too!



Bikermice from MARS



Dragonflies - always a shame we never got more series like this!



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 Ratius wrote:
Dont forget M.A.S.K. !

Can we spoiler loltube links? Thread will be a bitch to load otherwise.....


Done, but does it make a difference? Or does the forum still load the thumbnail even if it's not visible?
   
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West Lafayette, IN

GI Joe was imported to the European Market under the name Action Force.


My 6 year old is now a professed fan of Joe, Jonny Quest, Tom and Jerry, Popeye, and He-Man. Robotech and Voltron make her list, but my wife says they're too inappropriate for her age. Tubi on Roku, Boomerang on Amazon Prime, and even Amazon Prime proper give tons of old cartoon goodness for those willing to look.

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Most of the great ones were already mentioned, but some underloved ones are:

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 AndrewGPaul wrote:
Not Saturday mornings, rather weekday afternoons, but I was always partial to Mysterious Cities of Gold:

Spoiler:



and Around the World with Willy Fogg:

Spoiler:



Despite the BBC running Cities of Gold at least three times during my childhood, it wasn't until about ten years ago in my late 20s that I finally saw the first episode; it always seemed to be on at the same time as something on CITV on the other side, so in those days before VCRs I'd watch Cities of Gold one day and He-Man the next, alternating.

Ulysses 31 is a work of genius, and if I had a 3D printer, I'd have the Oddysey on my miniatures shelf.

Ulysses, Cities of Gold, Willy Fogg and a load of others I also watched (Dogtanian, among others) were all European - Japanese collaborations; Willy Fogg was Spanish, the rest French, IIRC.

Oh, and one I used to watch at lunchtimes at secondary school:

Spoiler:



(The English dub is the best, IMO, done in the same way as The Magic Roundabout; they took the show, chucked out the script and wrote their own. The American version is closer to the French original in tone, and is a bit po-faced and boring)


Ha! I had exactly the same thing with Cities of Gold, except, to this day, I have never seen the first episode!

Also used to watch Insektors with my whole family, as we all thought it was hilarious (the UK dub was kind of nuts).

Finally, how has no-one mentioned the Raccoons yet?




And more importantly, the outro song:



   
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 Overread wrote:
 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
FRAGGLES ARE ON AMAZON PRIME!?

*immediately casts level 27 summon God-Sprog*


Yeps! As is:
Clangers
Prince Valiant


They also have Pingu. But don't watch it. They've changed the music and it is terrible.

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Other cartoons that got watched during lunchtimes at secondary school were all the Oliver Postgate and Michael Bond classics; Ivor the Engine, The Herbs, Trumpton, Bagpuss, The Clangers, etc.

Perosnally, although I loved Bagpuss as a child, it's incredibly dull and formulaic watching it back. Best left to the nostalgia, I feel. Ivor the Engine is still worth a watch, though. Also, did you know an episode of The Clangers had its script re-written to remove profanity?
   
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West Lafayette, IN

Also the fact that Galaxy Rangers and Saber Rider were omitted from even MY post is a travesty.

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The Flash Gordon cartoon was PDG for the late '70s. Funny that the Youtube still shot there is of Princess Aura.

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 gorgon wrote:
The Flash Gordon cartoon was PDG for the late '70s. Funny that the Youtube still shot there is of Princess Aura.

Spoiler:



Never mind that, I used to enjoy the original 1930’s film serials on Saturday morning TV!

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Bagpuss


Holy Moly


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