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Jan 31, 2011, 09:53 AM
 
Well 2011 is off to quite a shyte start, with what's happening around the world...the middle east turmoil, natural disasters everywhere(Australia, Brazil, etc), etc.

So here's come cheer...

Cartoon theme tunes from the 80s.

Thundercats

Ghostbusters

Gummi Bears

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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Jan 31, 2011, 11:28 AM
 
"It's weird the way 'finger puppets' sounds ok as a noun..."
     
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Jan 31, 2011, 11:37 AM
 
You wouldn't necessarily think it, but the ALF cartoon was actually pretty decent.

I remember watching that in '90 though, so it may not count.


Edit: oh... themes. Whoops.
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Jan 31, 2011, 10:15 PM
 
What about something from an even less challenging time?

Think Bugs!

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Feb 2, 2011, 10:58 AM
 
Originally Posted by ghporter View Post
What about something from an even less challenging time?

Think Bugs!
Heh. Copyright 1948.
     
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Feb 2, 2011, 11:35 AM
 
He-Man, Fat Albert, GI Joe, to name a few.

My theme favs are old B&W Popeye (30s), Mighty Mouse (60s), Courageous Cat & Minute Mouse (60s), Bugs Bunny (40s)... the 70s appear to be blur of repressed memories -oops, no - Road Runner!!
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Feb 2, 2011, 11:46 AM
 
Originally Posted by ghporter View Post
What about something from an even less challenging time?

Think Bugs!
old school FTW!
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Feb 2, 2011, 12:13 PM
 
Anyone have the theme to Bravestarr? Eyes of the Hawk!

Also the Robin Hood cartoon has to be there, but I imagine that's 70s or earlier...
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Feb 2, 2011, 03:39 PM
 
One theme tune to rule them all:

Danger Mouse Theme Song
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Feb 3, 2011, 07:53 AM
 
Danger and Penfold rock!

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Feb 3, 2011, 08:11 AM
 
I'm counting animation and puppets too.

Count Duckula - YouTube - Count Duckula Intro

The Trap Door - YouTube - The Trap Door Opening Theme

Fraggle Rock - YouTube - Fraggle Rock - opening theme

It'll be much easier if you just comply.
     
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Feb 3, 2011, 09:31 AM
 
Loved this as a kid: Galaxy Rangers

Still love this one: YouTube - Underdog Opening.
     
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Feb 3, 2011, 09:51 AM
 
Originally Posted by ajprice View Post
Awesome!

Dinosaucers

Centurion

As requested .... Bravestarr
     
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Feb 3, 2011, 01:57 PM
 
Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors - YouTube - Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors


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Feb 3, 2011, 02:46 PM
 
1995. Well done.
     
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Feb 3, 2011, 02:52 PM
 
Yay, Freakazoid!

From the 80s... other that what's mentioned, not much. Smurfs, carebears, and rainbow brite. Yeesh.

YouTube - muppet babies

From the 90s...
YouTube - Powerpuff Girls - Theme (HQ)

YouTube - Agostino Castagnola Dexter's Laboratory theme

YouTube - Earthworm Jim Theme MP3

Animaniacs

Tiny Toons

So much goodness.
     
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Feb 3, 2011, 02:55 PM
 
Oh jesus, Muppet Babies.
     
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Feb 3, 2011, 02:56 PM
 
Oh, right. 1980s.

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Feb 3, 2011, 03:05 PM
 
I know it wasn't a cartoon, but this is one of my alltime favorite 80s TV show intros. I still love it.

3-2-1 Contact
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Feb 3, 2011, 03:23 PM
 
nothing compared to this
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that is adorable.
     
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Feb 3, 2011, 04:35 PM
 
Originally Posted by ajprice View Post
I'm counting animation and puppets too.]
In which case. end game

Joe 90 Theme Song
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Feb 3, 2011, 07:17 PM
 
Originally Posted by ajprice View Post
I'm counting animation and puppets too.
YouTube - The Muppet Show Theme
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Feb 4, 2011, 10:23 AM
 
How about Mister Rogers?
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