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Jun 20, 2008, 02:45 PM
 
Originally Posted by starman View Post
I despise Tom and Jerry. Pointless crap. No dialog.
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Jun 20, 2008, 02:54 PM
 
Originally Posted by C.A.T.S. CEO View Post
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Pfft. Please. Every show was predictable and unfunny, even when I was a kid. I hated it. Maybe I was just a Loony Tunes elitist.

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Jun 20, 2008, 02:59 PM
 
Oh yeah, Looney Toons was unpredictable...
     
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Jun 20, 2008, 03:00 PM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar the Fourth View Post
Oh yeah, Looney Toons was unpredictable...
Really? You think it was?

"Ehhhh.....ran out of gas"

Yeah, saw that a mile away

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Jun 20, 2008, 03:19 PM
 
The reason those cartoons were predictable was that they did it first, and you had probably seen them before (maybe even when VERY young). Seriously, Looney Tunes from the 40s and 50s were indeed "cutting edge" and their writers and directors were responsible for establishing all those cliches that you see in countless lesser cartoons. I have five "Golden Collection" editions of Looney Tunes (and Merry Melodies) and I don't get tired of watching them (as a group) because there are so many different ways that they could do the same gag.

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Jun 20, 2008, 03:38 PM
 
I love Spongebob.
     
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Jun 20, 2008, 03:46 PM
 
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Jun 20, 2008, 04:35 PM
 
Originally Posted by ghporter View Post
The reason those cartoons were predictable was that they did it first, and you had probably seen them before (maybe even when VERY young). Seriously, Looney Tunes from the 40s and 50s were indeed "cutting edge" and their writers and directors were responsible for establishing all those cliches that you see in countless lesser cartoons. I have five "Golden Collection" editions of Looney Tunes (and Merry Melodies) and I don't get tired of watching them (as a group) because there are so many different ways that they could do the same gag.
I agree, and really want those "Golden Collections" too. After watching them for a long period of time I did kind of expect what might happen in each little skit, but it never got to the point where it would bother me enough to not watch them. I still to this day will sit down and watch Looney Tunes now and then.
     
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Jun 20, 2008, 06:35 PM
 
Originally Posted by tkmd View Post
Hands down Starblazers.
Is that the one with the submarine/U-Boat shaped spaceship?

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Jun 20, 2008, 06:58 PM
 
Pinky & The Brain had to be my favorite. Drawn Together is pretty funny too.
     
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Jun 20, 2008, 07:10 PM
 
Echoing what some others have said, the original T&J, Looney Tunes, Merry Melody's,. The Simpsons. Family Guy, Futurama. Oblongs (< the greatest twisted animated show ever, even more so then Ren and Stimpy IMHO)

Some classics I remember from my really young days are:

Teddy Ruxbin (sp?)
David the Gnome
The one with the Koalas whose name I can't remember (From Nick Jr.)
The REAL Ghostbusters
the original Teeanage Mutant Ninja Turtles (I'm kinda mad they tried to bring it back after a decade as a anime)
Tiny Toon adventures
Animaniacs

And although I never cared for them (but can never for get there theme songs), around the same time were the Disney cartoons 'ch-ch-ch-ch-chip and dales, Rescue Rangers' along with 'Duck Tales (woo hoo!)'.
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Jun 20, 2008, 07:24 PM
 
Originally Posted by starman View Post
Really? You think it was?

"Ehhhh.....ran out of gas"

Yeah, saw that a mile away
OH NO! starman used a rollseyes! What will I ever do?

Ok, hotshot, what was so predictable about Tom & Jerry?
     
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Jun 20, 2008, 07:33 PM
 
Originally Posted by boy8cookie View Post
Drawn Together is pretty funny too.
You need some sense slapped into you.

Drawn Together is hands down the worst, most unfunny cartoon ever created.

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Jun 20, 2008, 07:40 PM
 
I guess you don't watch much Adult Swim.

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Jun 20, 2008, 07:47 PM
 
Duck Tales
     
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Jun 20, 2008, 07:50 PM
 
Good call, Duck Tales was a classic.
     
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Jun 20, 2008, 07:55 PM
 
Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
Teddy Ruxbin (sp?)
Teddy Ruxpin. Nice pick. It was put together very well -- the continuity was tight and the serial nature worked very well.

The one with the Koalas whose name I can't remember (From Nick Jr.)
Either "The Adventures of the Little Koala" (theme song: "Brand new day, time to play with Roobear and his friends...") or "Noozles"

The REAL Ghostbusters
I'm convinced I'm the only person alive who preferred the fake Ghostbusters cartoon.

Animaniacs
I can't believe I forgot this one!

And although I never cared for them (but can never for get there theme songs), around the same time were the Disney cartoons 'ch-ch-ch-ch-chip and dales, Rescue Rangers' along with 'Duck Tales (woo hoo!)'.
Disney was really hitting those theme songs out of the park back then, weren't they: "Duck Tales," "Rescue Rangers," "Tale Spin," and "Darkwing Duck" all had great themes. BTW, Duck Tales was great! It and DD were my two favorites of those.

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Jun 20, 2008, 08:07 PM
 
Originally Posted by - - e r i k - - View Post
You need some sense slapped into you.

Drawn Together is hands down the worst, most unfunny cartoon ever created.
It has moments, besides I don't watch much TV, so I catch what ever is on when I do watch, which is usually late night on Comedy Central.
     
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Jun 20, 2008, 08:52 PM
 
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Jun 20, 2008, 08:55 PM
 
Johnny Quest
Speed Racer
Kimba the White Lion
     
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Jun 20, 2008, 11:07 PM
 
Originally Posted by exca1ibur View Post
Duck Tales
I can't believe that I forgot my favorite of all time. I actually just recently bought the full seasons on DVD.
the original Teeanage Mutant Ninja Turtles (I'm kinda mad they tried to bring it back after a decade as a anime)
I loved that show as well too. And I hated the new anime show, and didn't really like TMNT that much either.
     
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Jun 21, 2008, 12:07 AM
 
Here's a list of my favorite cartoons I watched as a kid.

Looney Tunes/Merry Melodies
1940s Superman cartoons by Fleischer Studios
Tom & Jerry
Transformers
Voltron (The one with the 5 lions. The one with the vehicles sucked ass.)
Robotech
The Real Ghostbusters
He-Man
GI-Joe
Super Friends
X-Men
The Simpsons
Futurama
Batman - The Animated Series

I'm not going to lie, the majority of cartoons on my list have not aged very well. (Tranformers, Voltron & Robotech I'm looking at you!) As much as I loved these cartoons as a kid, today I would have a hard time sitting through just one episode.

The only current cartoons I watch today is an occasional Family Guy or South Park episode. I've heard a lot of good things about Venture Bros. so I may check that out one day.

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Jun 21, 2008, 11:54 AM
 
Originally Posted by Stogieman View Post

Looney Tunes/Merry Melodies
Tom & Jerry
Voltron (The one with the 5 lions. The one with the vehicles sucked ass.)
Robotech
GI-Joe
The Simpsons
Futurama


The only cartoon I've yet to see mentioned that was one of my favorites was Thundarr the Barbarian.
     
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Jun 21, 2008, 11:58 AM
 
Can't believe it hasn't been mentioned yet: Thunder...Thunder...THUNDERCATS!

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