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American Dad! (2005– )
The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurdist way possible and a German-speaking goldfish; the result of a CIA experiment gone seriously wrong.
Inspector Gadget (1983–1986)
Bumbling Inspector Gadget battles the forces of M.A.D. with the aid of the various gadgets he has on his person: pop-up rollerskates, extensible arms, a helicopter-hat, etc. Despite the arsenal at his disposal (which is just as likely to misfire as work properly), Gadget never seems to be able to catch Dr. Claw, the mastermind behind M.A.D. Quite often, in fact, any success that Gadget might have is often caused by his niece Penny and her dog.
Scooby-Doo Mysteries (1984)
The story for this series is about the same as for the older series, with one major change: the Mystery Machine gang is now joined by Scooby’s nephew, Scrappy Doo. Unlike his uncle, Scrappy is constantly looking for a fight, and it is all Scooby and Shaggy can do to keep him from hurtling head-on into every ghost and monster they encounter. Of course, after doing a little investigating.
Wacky Races (1968–1970)
Wacky Races are a series of car competitions in which 11 racers race in locations throughout North America. The rules are extremely lax and allow for almost any vehicle design, power system and a wide range of tactics like combat and shortcuts. Despite this loose rule structure, competitors Dick Dastardly and his dog sidekick, Muttley.
Top Cat (1961)
Top Cat is the leader of a group of alley cats, always trying to cheat someone.
The Daffy Duck Show (1978)
Daffy Duck is to Bugs Bunny as Wile E. Coyote is to the Road Runner. Does Daffy envy Bugs? Is jealousy at the heart of his bitter attitude toward Bugs? Regardless, his tantrums and schemes make for great cartoons.
The Sylvester & Tweety Show (1976)
Sylvester Cat is a lisping, inept, and often loud-mouthed cartoon alley cat with a penchant for chasing elusive mice and a weakness for various types of fowl, especially an innocent-looking but fiesty yellow canary named Tweety, whom Sylvester would like nothing better than to roast and eat.
Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969)
A group of friends and their dog (Scooby Doo) travel in a van solving strange and hilarious mysteries, Each mystery is new and unusual and involves the group stopping someone from wreaking the world.
The Huckleberry Hound Show (1958)
Huckleberry Hound is a blue-haired Southern dog with a fondness for the song, “My Darling, Clementine”, and is a jack-of-all-trades cartoon star, appearing as a scientist, a Scotland Yard detective (chasing Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in Victorian London or investigating reports of a mad scientist’s Frankenstein-like weiner monster in early-1900s rural England).
The Yogi Bear Show (1961)
Yogi Bear is smarter than the average bear, Yogi is always in the ranger’s hair.
At a picnic table you will find him there Stuffing down more goodies than the average bear, with his little bear buddy. Boo Boo.
The Jetsons (1962)
The Jetsons are a family living in the future. They have all manner of technological appliances to help around the house. George works at Spaceley’s Sprockets, doing his best for his family with some misadventures of a futuristic family.
Family Guy (1999–)
The Griffin household includes two teenagers, a cynical dog who is smarter than everyone else, and an evil baby who makes numerous attempts to eradicate his mother. Heading up this eclectic household is Peter Griffin. Peter does his best to do what’s right for the family.
The Simpsons (1989–)
The Simpsons is a dysfunctional family called the Simpsons. Homer is the oafish unhealthy beer loving father, Marge is the hardworking homemaker wife, Bart is the ten year old underachiever (and proud of it), Lisa is the unappreciated eight year old genius, and Maggie is the cute, pacifier loving silent infant.
Garfield and Friends (1988)
Garfield, a lazy feline whose only desires in life were lasanga, catnaps and kicking his hapless canine companion, Odie, off the table. The show also starred Garfield’s hopelessly-single owner, Jon. Each Garfield adventure featured Garfield’s adventures and run-ins with the cast of semi-regulars (including Neurmal, an irksome kitty; Binky the Clown and the mice which inhabited Jon’s house); most were satires on American life and pop culture.
The Bugs Bunny Show (1960)
Bugs Bunny, along with all his fellow cartoon stars, including Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Elmer Fudd, Yosemite Sam, the Tasmanian Devil, Tweety Bird, Sylvester Cat, the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, Pepe Le Pew, Foghorn Leghorn, and Speedy Gonzales.
The Pink Panther Show (1969)
The Pink Panther is an heroic, moral cartoon cat with pink fur and the manners of an English aristocrat. He only becomes flustered or angry at obtuse or offensive humans who try to disrupt his existence, or at troublesome gadgets, rodents, or insects.
The Flintstones (1960)
Two Stone Age families, the Flintstones and their neighbors, the Rubbles. Much of the humor was based on its comic portrayals of modern conveniences, reinterpreted using Stone Age ‘technology.’
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