Scooby-Doo is an American classic animated series targeted to children. In this series, a group of four teenagers, Fred, Daphne, Velma, and Shaggy along with their loveable Great Dane “Scooby” venture to different places and stumble across a “mystery” to solve. The “mysteries” the gang stumble across are typically of a paranormal nature revolving around myths and ideas such as the ghosts and ghouls.
The five-some take charge of the situation once they settle into their accommodations and begin investigating. The Read the rest of this entry »
When it comes to American animation, you cannot go far before discussing the Simpsons. The Simpsons have now been on air for more than 20 years, and it holds pride of place as the longest-running sitcom in the United States as well as the longest-running animated program in the United States.
When the show first came on, it was widely criticized as being crass and inappropriate for young children. However, it can be argued that given the show’s timeslot and origins as a a sketch comedy on The Tracey Ullman Show that it was never Read the rest of this entry »
Meet George Jetson who works for a Cog Company. It is hard to tell exactly what a cog is; however, it is one of the most competitive products in the futuristic cartoon. The cartoon was created long before the internet became a way of life. It may also have shaped the future in many ways. The imagination of the cartoonist helped spark the imagination of inventors who want to see if George Jetsonâ€™s lifestyle is actually possible.
Computers, robots, and machinery made Jetsonâ€™ Read the rest of this entry »
Josie and the Pussycats was such a popular comic book that it spawned a cartoon and a film. The comic, which started in 1963 ceased production in 1982, and the film based on the comic landed in theaters in 2001. Fans tend to remember the cartoon, but many are surprised when they learn that it only ran for two seasons. A spin-off cartoon, which showed the girls in outer space, ran for two years after the original series.
One of the reasons why people loved the girls so much is that the cartoon showed what life was actually like for a working Read the rest of this entry »
With the premier of The Flintstones in 1960, the first successful network animated show was born. There were a few precursors, notably Crusader Rabbit, but it was The Flintstones that got networks believing people would watch a cartoon in prime time. Through syndication, The Flintstones legacy was kept alive after the show ended in 1966, and many generations have enjoyed this landmark show.
There were several attempts by networks to produce another prime time animated show, all of which ultimately failed. Many of these shows wound up gaining popularity on the Saturday Read the rest of this entry »
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