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Funshine Friday: ‘The Perils of Penelope Pitstop’ (1970s Reruns)

The Perils of Penelope Pitstop, a spin-off of Hanna-Barbera’s Wacky Races cartoon, originally ran from September, 1969 to January of 1970. Just qualifying for 1970s pop culture. The show ran in reruns in the 1970s as well, so I’m laying … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: A ‘Jabberjaw’ Moment (1976)

It’s a tale of two Jabbers in this one-minute clip from Hana-Barbera’s Jabberjaw cartoon. Nyuk nyuck nyuck! Jabberjaw‘s 16 episodes originally aired from September through December of 1976. Jabberjaw, joyfully imitating Curly of The Three Stooges, was voiced by Frank … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Casper And The Angels’ (1979)

Hanna-Barbera’s Casper and the Angels originally ran Saturday mornings on NBC from September, 1979 to May, 1980. 13, 30-minute episodes were produced. The show brought Casper the Friendly Ghost into the 22nd Century and made him the guardian spectre for … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Cattanooga Cats': ‘Story Of My Life’ (1970)

Hanna-Barbera’s Cattanooga Cats originally ran on ABC from September, 1969 through September, 1971. 17 episodes were produced. The Cattanooga Cats were a feline band of musicians; Kitty Jo (Julie Bennett), Country (Bill Callaway), Scoots (Jim Begg) and Groove (Casey Kasem). … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Skatebirds’ (1977)

Hanna-Barbera’s live-action series, The Skatebirds only ran in its full, 60-minute glory for four months, from September, 1977 to January, 1978. Much like The Banana Splits, The Skatebirds featured four costumed characters with voices dubbed by animation actors. Between the … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Partridge Family 2200 A.D.,’ ‘Gypsy Girl’ (1974)

Hanna-Barbera’s Partridge Family 2200 A.D. originally ran in the fall of 1974. 16 episodes were produced, airing on CBS. This animated, futuristic take on the Partridges generally focused on Danny Partridge and his robot dog, Orbit. Most episodes followed Danny … Continue reading

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