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Funshine Friday: ‘Space Academy’ (1977)

“Welcome to man’s most magnificent achievement in the conquest of space…” Filmation’s Space Academy originally aired on CBS beginning in September of 1977. 15, 30-minute episodes were produced. This short-lived sci fi series starred Jonathan Harris (Lost in Space) as … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Tarzan, Lord Of The Jungle’ (Animated, 1976)

“This is my domain, and I protect those who come here; for I am Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle!” Filmation’s Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle originally aired Saturday mornings on CBS, beginning in September of 1976. 36 half-hour episodes were … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Jason of Star Command’ (1978)

Filmation’s Jason of Star Command first aired in September of 1978. The low-budget, outer space-based adventure appeared as 15-minute cliff-hanger episodes during the CBS series Tarzan and the Super 7. The following year, Jason was expanded to 30-minutes and ran … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Ghost Busters’ (1975)

Filmation’s live-action kid’s series, The Ghost Busters originally ran from September through December, 1975. 15 episodes were produced. The show features a trio of apparition-chasing detectives; Kong (Forrest Tucker), Eddie Spencer (Larry Storch) and Tracy the Gorilla (Bob Burns). Yes, … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Sabrina the Teenage Witch

Filmation’s Sabrina the Teenage Witch began her animated life as part of The Archie Comedy Hour (1969-70). She was spun off into another series, Sabrina and the Groovie Goolies, for a season on CBS in 1970-71. Thereafter, the ‘Goolies left … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: The New Adventures of Flash Gordon

The New Adventures of Flash Gordon, or simply, Flash Gordon, originally aired on NBC from September, 1979 to November, 1982. Filmation produced 32 episodes of the cartoon and based the cast on the original 1930s newspaper comics. Old Timey characters … Continue reading

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