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1980s American Animated Television Series

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Garfield and Friends(1988-1994)

TV-G
| 30min per episode | Animation, Comedy
3.7/5 (with 109 votes)

The animated stories of Garfield the cat, Odie the dog, their owner Jon and the trouble they get into. And also Orson the Pig and his adventures on a farm with his fellow farm animals.

Directed by Jeff Hall, Tom Ray

Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo(1979-1982)

3.6/5 (with 109 votes)

The original thirty-minute version of Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo constitutes the fourth incarnation of the Hanna-Barbera Saturday morning cartoon Scooby-Doo. It premiered on September 22, 1979 and ran for one season on ABC as a half-hour program. A total of sixteen episodes were produced. It was the last Hanna-Barbera cartoon series to use the studio's laugh track. Cartoon Network's classic channel Boomerang reruns the series.

Directed by Ray Patterson

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles(1987-1996)

TV-Y7
| 22min per episode | Action & Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Kids & Family
3.8/5 (with 238 votes)

Four turtles fall into the sewers and are befriended by Hamato Yoshi a Japanese man sent to New York who was forced to live in the sewers. One day he sees a strange green glow which transforms the four turtles into human-like creatures. Hamato (now Master Splinter) changes into a giant rat from the green glow and teaches the turtles the skills of the ninja as they team up with news reporter April O'Neil to battle against Yoshi's arch enemy Shredder and Krang, an alien warlord from Dimension X.

The Smurfs(1981-1989)

3.5/5 (with 151 votes)

Classic Saturday-morning cartoon series featuring magical blue elf-like creatures called Smurfs. The Smurfs, named for their personalities, inhabit a village of mushroom houses in an enchanted forest. These loveable creatures are led by Papa Smurf and live carefree... except for one major threat to their existance: Gargamel, an evil but inept wizard who lives in a stone-built house in the forest; and his feline companion, the equally nasty Azrael.

Beetlejuice(1989-1991)

TV-Y7
| 22min per episode | Animation, Science-Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
3.6/5 (with 34 votes)

The adventures of goth girl Lydia Deetz and her undead friend Beetlejuice as they explore The Neitherworld, a wacky afterlife realm inhabited by monsters, ghosts, ghouls and zombies.

ThunderCats(1985-1989)

4.1/5 (with 327 votes)

The inhabitants of the planet Thundera evacuate just before it is destroyed. They were pursued by a band of mutants. All but one of their escape ships was destroyed. Only a small group of Thunderans (Thundercats) remained. With only half engine power, the group, which was led by Jaga, had to set a course for the nearest planet. Jaga commanded their ship while the other seven were in their stasis tubes. Jaga died on their journey to Third Earth and their ship crashed there. Soon they made friends with various groups in the area and they designed a fortress. Mumm-Ra the centuries-old embodiment of evil, along with the mutants that destroyed the rest of the Thunderans are a constant threat. But Lion-O, the new leader of the Thundercats, with his weapon the "Sword of Omens" will help the Thundercats to have a standing chance.

The Transformers(1984-1987)

4.0/5 (with 104 votes)

The Transformers is the first animated television series in the Transformers franchise. The series depicts a war among giant robots that can transform into vehicles and other objects.

DuckTales(1987-1990)

3.8/5 (with 204 votes)

Scrooge McDuck finds his hands full at home when nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie move to Duckburg. Joined by their loyal pals Launchpad McQuack, Gyro Gearloose and Mrs. Beakley, the DuckTales gang never fails to deliver a wealth of adventure. Get ready for a fortune of fun with DuckTales!

Spider-Man(1981-1982)

TV-Y7
| 23min per episode | Animation, Kids & Family
3.7/5 (with 15 votes)

Spider-Man is an American animated TV series based on the popular Marvel Comics character of the same name.

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe(1983-1984)

3.7/5 (with 87 votes)

When Adam, Prince of the planet Eternia, raises his magic sword he transforms into He-Man (the most powerful man in the universe). With his allies and friends, he battles the evil Skeletor and his minions to protect the secrets of Castle Greyskull.

The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh(1988-1991)

TV-Y
| 22min per episode | Kids & Family, Animation, Comedy
3.7/5 (with 81 votes)

An American animated children's television series inspired by A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh stories.

Dennis the Menace(1985-1996)

22min per episode | Kids & Family, Animation
3.3/5 (with 90 votes)

The young blond boy with a cowlick and a mischievous personality, Dennis the Menace, gets into numerous scrapes and adventures with his dog Ruff and his friends Joey, Margaret, Gina, Tommy, PeeBee and Jay.

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Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers(1989-1990)

TV-G
| 22min per episode | Animation, Comedy, Kids & Family, Kids & Family
3.8/5 (with 163 votes)

Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers is an animated series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. Created by Tad Stones and Alan Zaslove, it featured the established Disney characters Chip 'n' Dale in a new setting. The series premiered on the Disney Channel on March 4, 1989, after a preview episode was aired on August 27, 1988. The series premiered with a two-hour movie special, Rescue Rangers: To the Rescue, which was later broken up into five parts to air as part of the weekday run. The final episode aired on November 19, 1990.On September 18, 1989, the series entered national syndication. From 1998 to 1999, reruns of the show were aired as a part of the Disney Afternoon line up.

The Jetsons(1962-1987)

TV-G
| 30min per episode | Animation, Comedy
3.7/5 (with 135 votes)

Meet George Jetson and his quirky family: wife Jane, son Elroy and daughter Judy. Living in the automated, push-button world of the future hasn't made life any easier for the harried husband and father, who gets into one comical misadventure after another!

Spider-Woman(1979-1980)

20min per episode | Animation
3.9/5 (with 23 votes)

When Jessica Drew was bitten by a poisonous spider as a child, her father saved her life by injecting her with an experimental "spider serum," which also granted her superhuman powers. As an adult, Jessica works as editor of Justice Magazine but when trouble arises, Jessica slips away to change into her secret identity of Spider-Woman.

The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show(1983)

4.0/5 (with 42 votes)

The New Scooby and Scrappy Doo Show is the sixth incarnation of the Hanna-Barbera Saturday morning cartoon Scooby-Doo. It premiered on September 10, 1983, and ran for one season on ABC as a half-hour program made up of two eleven-minute short cartoons. The show is a return to the mystery solving format and reintroduces Daphne after a four-year absence. The plots of each episode feature her, Shaggy, Scooby-Doo, and Scrappy-Doo solving supernatural mysteries under the cover of being reporters for a teen magazine.

Directed by Ray Patterson

The Real Ghostbusters(1986-1991)

3.7/5 (with 63 votes)

The continuing adventures of paranormal investigators Dr. Peter Venkman, Dr. Egon Spengler, Dr. Ray Stantz, Winston Zeddemore, their secretary Janine Melnitz and their mascot ghost Slimer.

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo(1988-1991)

TV-G
| 23min per episode | Animation, Mystery, Comedy, Kids & Family, Kids & Family
3.7/5 (with 95 votes)

The world's favorite chicken-hearted canine, as a puppy? That's right! And the old gang is back with him. Shaggy, Daphne, Velma, and Freddy are all here as gangly kids — goofing off, solving kid-size mysteries, and having run-ins with ghouls, ghosts, and goblins.

The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians(1985)

4.2/5 (with 8 votes)

The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians is an American animated television series about a team of superheroes which ran from 1985 to 1986. It was produced by Hanna-Barbera and is based on the Justice League and associated comic book characters published by DC Comics.

Directed by Ray Patterson

Inspector Gadget(1983-1986)

30min per episode | Animation, Comedy, Kids & Family
3.5/5 (with 114 votes)

Inspector Gadget is a clumsy, dim-witted human cyborg detective with various bionic gadgets built into his body. Gadget stumbles around working the cases while his niece and dog do most of the investigating. Gadget's arch-nemesis is Dr. Claw, the leader of an evil organisation, known as "M.A.D."

SilverHawks(1986)

22min per episode | Animation, Action & Adventure
4.0/5 (with 93 votes)

SilverHawks is an American animated television series developed by Rankin/Bass Productions and distributed by Lorimar-Telepictures in 1986. The animation was provided by Japanese studio Pacific Animation Corporation. In total, 65 episodes were made. It was created as a space-bound equivalent of their previous series, ThunderCats.As was the case with ThunderCats, there was also a SilverHawks comic book series published by then-Marvel Comics imprint Star Comics.Currently, Warner Bros. owns the rights to the series.

Snorks(1984-1989)

30min per episode | Kids & Family, Animation
3.1/5 (with 14 votes)

The Snorks is an animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera which ran on NBC from September 15, 1984, to May 13, 1989. Although not as popular as the animated series The Smurfs, the program continued to be available in syndication from 1986 to 1989 as part of The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera's 3rd season, on USA Network in the late-1980s and early-1990s, on the BBC in the late 1990s, and from 2009–2011 and again from 2012–Present on Boomerang.

G.I. Joe(1983-1992)

3.8/5 (with 15 votes)

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero is a half-hour American animated television series based on the successful toyline from Hasbro and the comic book series from Marvel Comics. The cartoon had its beginnings with two five-part mini-series in 1983 and 1984, then became a regular series that ran in syndication from 1985 to 1986. Ron Friedman created the G.I. Joe animated series for television, and wrote all four miniseries. The fourth mini-series was intended to be a feature film, but due to production difficulties was released as a television mini-series.

G.I. Joe(1983-1992)

30min per episode | Animation, Action & Adventure
3.8/5 (with 20 votes)

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero is a half-hour American animated television series based on the successful toyline from Hasbro and the comic book series from Marvel Comics. The cartoon had its beginnings with two five-part mini-series in 1983 and 1984, then became a regular series that ran in syndication from 1985 to 1986. Ron Friedman created the G.I. Joe animated series for television, and wrote all four miniseries. The fourth mini-series was intended to be a feature film, but due to production difficulties was released as a television mini-series.

The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!(1989)

TV-Y7
| 30min per episode | Animation, Science-Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
3.2/5 (with 18 votes)

The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! is an American television series based upon Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. and Super Mario Bros. 2 video games. It was originally broadcast via first-run syndication to mostly independent or Fox television stations from September 4, 1989, to December 1, 1989, with reruns continuing until September 6, 1991. The Family Channel picked up the series on September 23, 1991, and aired it until August 26, 1994. The show was produced by DiC Animation and was distributed by Viacom Enterprises in association with Nintendo. DHX Media, the successor company of Cookie Jar Entertainment and DiC, is the current distributor.

Directed by Dan Riba - With Lou Albano, Danny Wells

Alvin and the Chipmunks(1983-1990)

TV-G
| 30min per episode | Animation, Comedy, Kids & Family
3.4/5 (with 24 votes)

Three chipmunk brothers, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore are adopted by human, Dave.

She-Ra: Princess of Power(1985-1986)

3.8/5 (with 66 votes)

She-Ra, He-Man's twin sister, is leading a group of freedom fighters known as the Great Rebellion in the hope of freeing their homeworld of Etheria from the tyrannical rule of Hordak and the Evil Horde.

Directed by Gwen Wetzler

Muppet Babies(1984-1990)

TV-Y
| 25min per episode | Animation, Kids & Family
3.7/5 (with 25 votes)

The Muppet Babies (Kermit, Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzy and company) live in a large nursery watched over by Nanny. The babies have active imaginations, and often embark upon adventures into imaginary worlds.

Directed by Karen Peterson

The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo(1985)

TV-PG
| 22min per episode | Animation, Mystery, Comedy
3.9/5 (with 42 votes)

Shaggy and Scooby-Doo and friends must return 13 ghosts which they inadvertently released to a magical chest. Together with Daphne and Scrappy-Doo, along with newcomer Flim-Flam, they travel the world facing the ghosts that must be returned to the chest.

Directed by Arthur Bowen Davies

Rambo(1986)

30min per episode | Action & Adventure, Animation
3.0/5 (with 11 votes)

Rambo: The Force of Freedom is an animated series based on the character of John Rambo from David Morrell's book First Blood and the subsequent films First Blood and Rambo: First Blood Part II. This series was adapted for television by story editor/head writer Michael Chain and the series even spawned a toy line. The cartoon ran for 65 episodes, and was produced by Ruby-Spears Enterprises. The series debuted on April 14, 1986 as a five-part miniseries, and was renewed in September as a daily cartoon. Rambo was cancelled in December of the same year.

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