List of Top 10 Retro Cartoons of the 80′s and two more :
12. Danger Mouse
Loosely based on James Bond, Danger Mouse is a British super hero / spy who with his best friend Penfold aims to save the world from arch enemy Baron Silas Greenback. Did you also know that many of the characters, including Danger Mouse were voiced by actor David Jason?
Featuring future classic household hero’s such as Flash Gordon, the Phantom and Mandrake the Magician, who of course battle it out against that man Ming the Merciless. originally appearing in 1986 and lasting a massive 65 episodes, this is a cult classic.
Yes I know you are wondering why is this only at number 10, well… With it still in our faces all the time and one of the longest series of products ever I really don’t think they need to the props from us! Yes Optimus Prime pitted against Megatron is probably the best battle ever, but still. Originally released in 1984 this is the biggest and most successful cartoon ever!
Originally debuting in 1987 did you know BraveStarr originally spawned from GhostBusters? His arch enemy Tex hex appeared in Ghost Busters in 1984 and subsequently got the spin off where BraveStarr was born. You should remember Marshall BraveStarr with Eyes of the Hawk, Ears of the Wolf, Strength of the Bear and with Speed of the Puma!
8. He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
He-Man, alias Prince Adam and his twin sister She-Ra protect Eternia and the Castle of Grey Skull from their arch enemy Skeletor. Helped out by his cowardly cat Cringer who famously turns into battle cat once Adam becomes He-Man. Now name me anyone who hasn’t see, and even owned He-Man and Battle Cat!!
7. Dungeons & Dragons
Controversial for it’s years, Americans actually tried to ban Dungeons & Dragons for kids as they deemed it to violent for a cartoon. 6 childhood friends; Eric, Bobby, Hank, Diana, Presto and Sheila enter the mystical relm of Dungeons & Dragons through their local fairground ride, and of course always accompanied by Bobby’s pet Uni, the Unicorn.
6. The Real Ghost Busters
Based on the original film in 1984, the actual cartoon series ran from 1986 to 1991 and span a total of 147 episodes. The four man crew of Peter Venkman, Egon Spengler, Ray Stantz, and Winston Zeddemore were backed up by secretary Janine Melnitz and of course, the friendly ghost that is Slimer.
5. Banana Man
Eric Wimp, an ordinary schoolboy, living at 29 Acacia Road, Nuttytown… You know the rest. Everytime Eric eat’s a banana he turns into Banana Man, with the strength of 20 men. Along with his trusty sidekick and pet Crow would fight crime and his arch enemy General Blight.
1. Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles
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