Category: Cartoons

Cult Cartoon Essentials: Scooby Doo

Scooby-Doo is an American animated cartoon franchise, comprising several animated television series produced from 1969 to the present day. The original series, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, was created for Hanna-Barbera Productions by writers Joe Ruby and Ken Spears in 1969. This Saturday-morning cartoon series featured four teenagers—Fred Jones, […]

Cult Cartoon Essentials: Count Duckula

Count Duckula is a British children’s animated comedy-drama horror television series created by British studio Cosgrove Hall as a spin-off from Danger Mouse, a series in which the Count Duckula character was a recurring villain. Count Duckula premiered for three series from 6 September 1988 to 16 February […]

Cult Cartoon Essentials: Drac Pack

Drak Pack is an animated television series. It aired in the United States on CBS Saturday Morning between September 6, 1980 and September 12, 1982. It was produced by Hanna-Barbera’s Australian subsidiary, listed in the credits as “Hanna-Barbera Pty. Ltd”. A total of 16 episodes were made. PLOT […]

Cult Cartoon Essentials: Aquaman

Aquaman is a Filmation animated series that premiered on CBS on September 9, 1967, and ended June 1970. It is a 30-minute version of The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure, repackaged without the Superman and Superboy segments. It consisted of 36 episodes. The show is composed of previously aired […]

Cult Cartoon Essentials: Voltron

Voltron: Defender of the Universe is an animated television series that features a team of space explorers that pilot a giant super robot known as “Voltron“. Initially produced as a joint venture between World Events Productions and Toei Animation, the original television series aired in syndication from September […]

Cult Cartoon Essentials: The World of David the Gnome

Based on the books written by the Dutch author Wil Huygen and illustrator Rien Poortvliet, these cutesy gnome related shenanigans ran for 23 episodes when suddenly EVERYONE DIED. Unbelievably the final episode of this animated television series created in Spain by BRB International (who was also responsible for the Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds franchise) kills off […]

Cult Cartoon Essentials: M.A.S.K.

M.A.S.K. (Mobile Armoured Strike Kommand) was a animated television series produced by the French-American DIC Enterprises Inc and Kenner. The series had its own range of M.A.S.K. action figures and vehicles. M.A.S.K. ran from September 16th 1985 – November 28 1986, totalling 75 episodes.   The main premise revolved around the […]

Challenge of the GoBots

Challenge of the GoBots was an American animated series produced by Hanna-Barbera, based on the Gobots toy-line produced by Tonka. The show originally debuted in animated form as a five-part miniseries, which aired between October 29th 1984 – November 2nd, 1984. A regular series followed the next year, […]