Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Tooniversaries in 2014

Rather than wait until tomorrow to post this, I thought I'd close out 2013 by acknowledging the tooniversaries pending in 2014.

50 years: Linus the Lionhearted, Magilla Gorilla, Underdog, Peter Potamus, Go Go Gophers, Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo, Jonny Quest, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

45 years: Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?, Hot Wheels, Skyhawks, Cattanooga Cats, The Hardy Boys (Filmation), Perils of Penelope Pitstop, Dastardly & Muttley in Their Flying Machines, Frosty the Snowman.

40 years: Valley of the Dinosaurs, These Are The Days, Hong Kong Phooey, Wheelie & the Chopper Bunch, Devlin (the start of Hanna-Barbera's "rainbow logo" period). Also, the debuts of live-action shows such as Run, Joe, Run, Korg: 70,000 B. C., & Shazam!.

35 years: Spider-Woman, Casper & the Angels, The Super Globetrotters, Fred & Barney Meet The Thing, The New Shmoo, Plastic Man Super Comedy Adventure Show, and, lest we forget, the debuts of Scrappy-Doo and Hanna-Barbera's "swirling star" logo.

30 years: Kenner's Super Powers line prompts a change in the Super Friends franchise, as the series is given the sub-title, The Legendary Super Powers Show. After 12 seasons on CBS, Fat Albert moves into first-run syndication. Significant debuts include Pole Position.

25 years: Super Mario Brothers Super Show

20 years: Spider-Man (Fox series), Brothers Grunt.

15 years: Digimon: Digital Monsters, Spider-Man Unlimited, Avengers: United We Stand.

If there's anything I've missed, don't hesitate to let me know.

4 comments:

magicdog said...

I feel old!

hobbyfan said...

You ain't the only one.

Steven Dolce said...

2014 is also the 15th anniversary of SpongeBob SquarePants, Beast Machines,Rocket Power, Ed,Edd N Eddy, Mike, Lu, & Og, Courage The Cowardly Dog, Batman Beyond, Detention, Disney's Tarzan, South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut, Bartok The Magnificent, The Brothers Flub, NASCAR Racers,Zoboomafoo, Family Guy, Dragon Tales, Monster Rancher, Big Guy & Rusty The Boy Robot, Power Rangers: Lost Galaxy, ETC.

2014 is the 10th anniversary of Danny Phantom, Transformers: Energon (Transformers: Super Link in Japan), Da Boom Crew (A god awful piece of garbage that aired on Kids WB! in 2004), Brandy & Mr. Whiskers, Atomic Betty,Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends, Power Rangers: Dino Thunder, Dave The Barbarian, Home On The Range, The Batman, Ghost In The Shell 2: Innocence (Innocence in Japan), ETC.

hobbyfan said...

Thanks very much.