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The Retro Bin: Video Power (1990-1991)

Today, The Retro Bin spotlights a popular video game themed kids’ show from the 1990’s. No, not that one. This one featured several different video game characters from different titles. No, that was 80’s. This show featured several video game characters together as a team of action heroes. Wrong again, but you’re getting warmer. In …

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The Retro Bin: Fonzie and Friends (1980, 1981)

Over the years, I’ve learned a few things about the laws of the universe. Among them: The tide is inevitable. For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction TV stars are much more fun when they’re turned into cartoons A good example of the latter would be when ABC was riding high on …

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The Retro Bin: Fred and Barney Meet The Thing (1979)

It’s time for another segment of The Retro Bin. Saturday mornings in the 1970s has brought us some pretty way out concepts. Marvel Comics owned the rights to several Hanna-Barbera franchises at the time and was publishing comic books based on them, including The Flintstones. This in turn lead to one of the What-the-what-est titles …

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The Retro Bin: Yo Yogi! (1991)

It’s that time again! Time for another installment of The Retro Bin. Remember that great animated series that featured all new versions of those beloved classic cartoon characters that we grew up watching? The one that debuted in the early 1990s? The one that had all of those great jokes and well written stories? The …

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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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