Monthly Archives: August, 2013

The Retro Bin: Little Muppet Monsters (1985)

Mark this day on your calendars, for you’re about to witness something historic: we’re about to dig into the first Retro Bin entry that’s not about a Hanna-Barbera cartoon! It’s not that we have a grudge against HB, it’s just that the Retro Boxes typically cover toons from the 70’s through 90’s, and HB produced …

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Who Killed Saturday Morning?

One complaint I hear quite frequently from folks in my generation and up is how dramatically the face of Saturday morning TV has changed on broadcast television: your ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX, which we’ll hereinafter refer to as the Alphabet Networks, ’cause I’m lazy and I like clever buzzwords. For several decades, these networks …

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The Retro Bin: The Flintstone Comedy Hour (1972)

Today’s Retro Bin takes a look back at the CBS Saturday morning cartoon The Flintstone Comedy Hour (not to be confused with The Flintstones Comedy Show, which ran on NBC in 1980). Rather, this show ran a season after Pebbles & Bamm-Bamm, the 1st Flintstones spin off where the title duo were magically transformed from …

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The Pac is Back

Back in June, we gave you a brief preview of Disney Close-Eyed Grin (XD)’s Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, a new¬†Japanese/Canadian/American computer-animated television series in production by 41 Entertainment¬†based on Namco Bandai Games’ Pac-Man video game franchise. At the time, the series hadn’t premiered yet, but now that it’s made its’ debut (the series proper …

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