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TV Special Showdown: NBC’s Laugh Busters

On this TV Special Showdown, we’ll be looking back at a product of a bygone era. Saturday morning cartoons on the broadcast networks are rare enough these days, but today, we’ll be revisiting something even harder to find these days: the Saturday morning preview special. This will (hopefully) be the first of several SatAM preview …

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Toons & Tunes: Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers Intro

This week, the Nostalgia Critic (Doug Walker) made a Top 11 list of his favorite TV show openings. One opening that I’ve always liked that Doug didn’t mention was this one; the opening theme to The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers, an animated space Western series created by Robert Mandell and the Gaylord Entertainment company …

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2 Funny: Sidekick Elevator

So Snarf from Thundercats and Orko from He-Man and the Masters of the Universe walk into an elevator and…well, see for yourself. Enjoy Robot Chicken‘s “Sidekick Elevator”. -Personally, I’ve always preferred Orko, since he could at least do magic.

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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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Ad Nausea: Where’s the Cap’n?

For years, sea captain Horatio Magellan Crunch has mystified the public by somehow making his eyebrows float on his hat and sailing the seas aboard the good ship the S.S. Guppy with his crew of 4 children: Alfie, Brunhilde, Dave and Carlyle, as well as canine first mate Seadog (insert your own ‘sea-man’ joke here) …

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