20 Best Saturday Morning Cartoons Of All Time

We made sure to catch these cartoons every Saturday morning. Now let’s look back on them, for nostalgia’s sake.

GROWING PAINS - Pilot - Airdate: September 22, 1985. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images) JOANNA KERNS;ALAN THICKE
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It’s the end of an era, and the Saturday Morning Cartoon phenomenon is unfortunately officially dead.  Shedding some light on this occasion, our top 20 Saturday morning cartoons list will make you look back and remember what it was like to wake up early every Saturday morning with your cereal and orange juice, kicking it back on the good old living room couch and tuning into these cartoons at their scheduled times. Without further adieux, here is our list of the best Saturday Morning Cartoons ever.

1. Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!

Scooby-Doo Where Are You! via Flickr

Scooby Doo is a Great Dane who joins four California high school students (Fred, Daphne, Velma and Shaggy) on many quests to solve strange mysteries. Each mystery is current and unusual and involves the group stopping someone from wreaking certain havoc on the world.

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2. Looney Tunes

Looney Tunes via Pinterest

Originally named after Walt Disney’s then-concurrent musical series Silly Symphonies, Looney Tunes initially showcased Warner-owned musical compositions through the adventures of cartoon characters such as Bosko and Buddy. Later, following the animation studio’s addition…

 

3. Superfriends 1973

Superfriend 1973 via comicbook.com

Super Friends is an American animated television series about a team of superheroes, which ran from 1973 to 1986 on ABC as part of its Saturday morning cartoon lineup. It was produced by Hanna-Barbera and was based on the Justice League of America and associated comic book characters published by DC Comics.

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4. Hong Kong Phooey

Hong Kong Fooey via NewsThump

 

 

5. The Jetsons

The Jetsons via TVTropes

While the Flintstones live in a world with machines powered by birds and dinosaurs, the Jetsons live in a futuristic utopia of elaborate robotic contraptions, aliens, holograms, and whimsical inventions.

6. Fred Flinstone and Friends

Fred Flintstone And Friends via DesiComments

Fred Flintstone and Friends is a 30–minute weekday animated series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions which aired in syndication beginning October 3, 1977. Packaged by Columbia Pictures Television during the 1977–78 television season, the series was available for barter syndication through Claster Television through the mid-1980s.

 

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