Cartoon Network Celebrates 20 Years!

Happy Birthday Cartoon Network! Since 1992, you have some of the most imaginative television programs around such as The Powerpuff Girls, Samurai Jack, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, to current faves – Adventure Time and The Amazing World of Gumball plus countless others. We look forward to seeing 20+ more years of great cartoons and shows! Congrats CN!

For more info on the network or to check out their current schedule of shows check out their home page – Cartoon Network.

Flashback: ThunderCats (1985)

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Sooo…the 80s had some great cartoon series!  Enter ThunderCats, the American/Japanese animated television series that brought a band of animated wild cats, Lion-O, Cheetara, Panthro, Tygra, WilyKit and WilyKat, and Snarf.

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Making A List: Top 40 Cartoon Songs

Art by J. Scott Campbell

I have to say some of the coolest pop songs in 1980s and early 1990s were from cartoon TV shows.  Every once in awhile, I can be humming along these cartoon theme songs.  Thanks to YouTube now, everybody gets a chance to relive the experience and do some karaoke cartoon show tunes.  So, here’s my Top 40 list of the best cartoon theme songs from 1980s thru the early 1990s.

1.  Saber Rider & The Star Sheriffs – There’s no better chessy glamrock song than Saber Rider & The Star Sheriffs.

2. Jem & The Holograms was truly outrageous.

3. Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers – “no guts, no glory!”  The theme song makes me want to do some electric air guitar.

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