Can You Identify These Classic Cartoons From The 80s And 90s?

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Growing up, watching cartoons was one of the fondest memories we had. Most of us watched them while eating our breakfast, while others of us were too engrossed by the screen to even bother with food at all! Can you remember these shows enough to pass this quiz?

We've got everyone from SpongeBob to Captain Planet and even Sailor Moon. Ready to walk down memory lane and take a look at some of the best cartoons you grew up with? Come find out if you can match these cartoons and their characters to their pictures.

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1. Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?

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  1. Spongebob Squarepants
  2. Dragon Ball Z
  3. Avatar: The Last Airbender
  4. Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Spongebob is a fry cook who works at the Krusty Krab. He's known for leaving trouble in his wake.
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2. He's the not-so-smart patriarch of a yellow family from the town of Springfield...

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  1. Rigby
  2. Scrooge McDuck
  3. Homer Simpson
  4. G.I. Joe
Homer is not the best father (or husband) in the world. In fact, he has a reputation for being quite awful at both of those things.
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3. If there's something strange in the neighborhood, who ya gonna call?

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  1. Batman: The Animated Series
  2. Scooby Doo, Where Are You!
  3. The Real Ghostbusters
  4. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
This cartoon followed the lives and paranormal mysteries of four investigators.
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4. What games will you play when the bell rings for...

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  1. Breakfast
  2. Snack
  3. Recess
  4. Bedtime
"Recess" -- a cartoon following a group of fun-loving 4th graders -- first aired in 1997 on ABC before it became a Disney show. By 1998, it had become so popular that McDonald's created a set of Happy Meal toys in its honor!
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5. Which show was about a group of tots who went on adventures when their parents' backs were turned?

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  1. Tom & Jerry Kids Show
  2. Looney Tunes Comedy Hour
  3. Rugrats
  4. X-Men: The Animated Series
The Rugrats (Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, and Angelica) were great at using their imaginations to make their daily lives much more adventurous than they were.
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6. He had an equally unintelligent partner named Butthead...

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  1. Beavis
  2. Mumm-Ra the Ever-Living
  3. Kermit
  4. Skeletor
Of the duo, Beavis is the blonde-haired fool. He has an alter ego that goes by the name "Cornholio".
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7. Would you go for a ride on...

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  1. The Space Ship Sam
  2. The Ferrari
  3. The Magic School Bus
  4. Banana bicycle
Who wouldn't want to hop on with Ms. Frizzle and take a ride on the Magic School Bus? Good news, kids! The series, which was originally a book, was recently rebooted by Netflix!
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8. This guy and his two brothers made pretty great music, when they weren't getting into trouble, that is...

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  1. Pee-Wee's Playhouse
  2. Adventures of the Gummi Bears
  3. Spongebob Squarepants
  4. Alvin and the Chipmunks
Alvin and his two chipmunk brothers are talented singers who find themselves and their owner Dave in more trouble than they can handle.
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9. Propane salesman and Texan, Hank, became an instant hit when this show debuted in 1997:

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  1. Invader ZIM
  2. Aqua Teen Hunger Force
  3. King of the Hill
  4. X-Men: Evolution
Fox decided to cancel "King of the Hill" during its 10th season but then changed its mind, giving the show three additional seasons. That means the show had 2 finales, one in 2007 and one in 2010.
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10. Which cute Pokémon, who was Ash's best friend, was pretty darn good at shocking people?

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  1. Patrick Star
  2. Fozzie
  3. Pikachu
  4. Rowlf
Pikachu is a happy and friendly Pokémon who accompanies Ash on his adventure to become a Pokemon master.
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11. Who's the mouse genius that was always thinking of different ways to take over the world?

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  1. Uncle Fester
  2. Pumbaa
  3. Rambo
  4. The Brain
The Brain and his pal Pinky are two mice in a lab that spend much of their time cooking up ideas about how to take over planet Earth.
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12. The 8-year-old hero of the longest running kids show in TV history is...

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  1. Ferdinando
  2. Arthur
  3. Sherlock Holmes
  4. Michael Jordan
You probably still have Arthur's theme song stuck in your head! Did you know that "Believe In Yourself" has been sung by Ziggy Marley and the Backstreet Boys?
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13. This three-girl feline band originally aired in the 70s, but more episodes were released in the 80s and 90s...

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  1. The Littles
  2. The Fairly Odd Parents
  3. Josie and the Pussycats
  4. The Wild Thornberrys
When Josie and her pals weren't making music, they'd find themselves solving mysteries and even going undercover as spies.
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14. What overweight kid was the meanest of the bunch at South Park Elementary?

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  1. Rocky
  2. Eric Cartman
  3. C-3PO
  4. Bullwinkle
Cartman, as he is usually called, is a foul-mouthed ten-year-old who hangs out with Kyle, Stan, Kenny, and Butters.
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15. She was the mean older cousin of Tommy and Dil Pickles...

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  1. Angelica Pickles
  2. Diana Prince
  3. Sadie Miller
  4. Rose Quartz
Although Angelica was a spoiled brat, she did have some great moments where she sided with the babies and helped save the day.
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16. On which show would you find a "devil" who whipped up a storm whenever he passed by?

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  1. Taz-Mania
  2. Steven Universe
  3. Gerald
  4. Captain Caveman
Taz's show let us all know that when this naughty devil wanted to, he could actually speak properly. He was still always pretty hungry, though.
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17. Almost no one could run as fast as this blue hedgehog...

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  1. Leonardo
  2. Yugi
  3. R2-D2
  4. Sonic
Sonic was a video game character before he got his own animated TV show.
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18. Prince Adam and his pet tiger, Cringer, would transform after holding the Sword of Power. Who did Prince Adam become?

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  1. Zim
  2. Dib
  3. Heathcliff
  4. He-Man
He-Man was the son of a king. He was given the sword by a sorceress, which gave him the power to become stronger and save the day.
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19. He'll appear if you say his name three times...

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  1. Spider-Man
  2. Gadget Hackwrench
  3. Beetlejuice
  4. Monterey Jack
The Beetlejuice cartoon started a year after the iconic movie was released in 1988. The show focused on Beetlejuice's and Lydia's adventures in the Neitherworld.
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20. You'd often find this cat chasing Jerry...

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  1. Raphael
  2. Michelangelo
  3. Tom
  4. Hal
Tom and Jerry was one of the longest-running shorts and went on to become the highest-grossing of its time. It has had at least five spin-offs including the 80s favorite, "The Tom and Jerry Comedy Show".
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21. This puppy and her owner took viewers on a journey using "Clues"...

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  1. Blue
  2. Gumby
  3. Wicket Warrick
  4. Dexter
During every episode of the show, Blue would begin a game of Blues Clues by leaving three paw prints, or clues, for her owner to solve and follow.
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22. Four brothers with a rat for a trainer saved the world using martial arts. Who are they?

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  1. Defenders of Earth
  2. Superman: The Animated Series
  3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  4. G-Force: Guardians of Space
All four brothers, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Donatello, were named after Italian Renaissance artists.
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23. Name the rodent whose catchphrase was "Here I come to save the day!"

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  1. Mighty Mouse
  2. Terry McGinnis
  3. Eek
  4. Samurai Jack
Mighty Mouse was revamped a few times after the original series came to an end in 1967. By the 80s, the show was called "Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures".
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24. What's the name of the self-professed hunk that had a very hard time with the ladies?

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  1. Johnny Bravo
  2. Guardians of the Galaxy
  3. C.O.P.S.
  4. The New Adventures of He-Man
Johnny Bravo (in every episode) believes that he's got the looks and charm to woo any woman, when in reality, his moves rarely ever work.
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25. This cat would probably be your best friend if you gave him some lasagna...

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  1. Garfield
  2. Johnny Quest
  3. Mighty Mouse
  4. Pheta-7
A total of 121 episodes (with two segments each) of this series were made. They aired for six years with reruns for a full year after the last episode premiered.
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26. Which bird always tawt they taw a puddy tat?

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  1. Tweety
  2. Starlite
  3. Dennis
  4. Winnie the Pooh
These Toons never went out of style! Tweety is a sweet canary who manages to thwart Sylvester's evil plans to eat him (or her?) by doing almost nothing.
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27. This Disney mascot had many shows throughout the decade:

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  1. Doug
  2. Mickey Mouse
  3. Thundarr the Barbarian
  4. King Zandor
Mickey Mouse is a kind-hearted mouse who does everything in his power to help his friends.
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28. This crime-fighting canine always spoke in rhyme. What show (also his name) was he on?

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  1. The Pink Panther Show
  2. Star Wars: Droids
  3. Shirt Tales
  4. Underdog
The Underdog series mostly ran during the 60s and 70s, but new comics and old reruns made waves in the 80s and 90s.
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29. On which show would you find a superhero who cared deeply for the earth and environment?

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  1. Captain Planet
  2. Tiny Toon Adventures
  3. Young Justice
  4. Star Wars Rebels
Every episode of Captain Planet and the Planeteers showed a different way the earth could be harmed and what we could do to save it, with the help of the Captain, of course.
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30. This bear would never turn down a jar of honey, unless he was super sad...

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  1. The Powerpuff Girls
  2. Dragon's Lair
  3. Spider-Man Unlimited
  4. Winnie the Pooh
The adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Eeyore, Owl, Tigger, and the bunch kept us all entertained as they went about their daily activities in the Hundred Acre Wood.
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31. This dog was nowhere near as "brave" as his name implied...

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  1. Courage
  2. Rocko
  3. Donatello
  4. Seto Kaiba
Despite Courage being extremely cowardly, he always managed to pluck up just enough bravery to save his owners.
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32. No kids' show so perfectly captured the early 90s. Can you name the titular character?

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  1. Owen
  2. Steve
  3. Mad-Top
  4. Doug
Created by Jim Jinkins, and largely autobiographical, "Doug" was one of Nickelodeon's many hits in the 90s, a period which is often seen as a golden era of kids' animation today.
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33. This baby was much more mature than his parents Peter and Lois ever knew...

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  1. Phineas Flynn
  2. Stewie Griffin
  3. Hong Kong Phooey
  4. RoboCop
It's Stewie Griffin from "Family Guy", who first appeared on screens in 1999 if you can believe it!
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34. This X-Men member has extendable claws and can't exactly be killed...

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  1. ALF
  2. Beetlejuice
  3. Allstar Seaworthy
  4. Wolverine
The 90s X-Men animated series was Marvel's second attempt at an animated series with these superheroes. The series went on for five seasons.
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35. Which cartoon character and her friends were named after popular desserts?

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  1. Misty
  2. Jessie
  3. Strawberry Shortcake
  4. Princess Zelda
The "Strawberry Shortcake" animated series has been remade twice since its first run between 1980 and 1984.
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36. On which show would you find an unstable Chihuahua and a good-natured cat?

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  1. Ren and Stimpy
  2. Ed, Edd n Eddy
  3. Care Bears
  4. BraveStarr
At the time that it premiered, The "Ren & Stimpy Show" made waves because of its dark humor and shock value.
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37. Which cat was a member of the Catillac Cats?

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  1. A Pup Named Scooby-Doo
  2. Heathcliff
  3. Justice League
  4. Popeye the Sailor
Heathcliff and the Catillac Cats was a cartoon that ran for two seasons during the 80s. It played in France, Canada, and the USA.
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38. This silly bird was normal by day and a superhero by night. Who was he?

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  1. Jimmy Neutron
  2. John Candy
  3. Kevin Keene
  4. Darkwing Duck
When Drake Mallard wasn't being an ordinary suburban duck, he was Darkwing Duck, who saved the day with his sidekick Launchpad McQuack.
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39. Popular as ever thanks to re-runs, which prehistoric man would shout "YA-BA-DA-BA-DOO" whenever he was happy?

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  1. Danger Mouse
  2. Fred Flintstone
  3. Jackie Chan
  4. Wolverine
Fred Flintstone and his family lived in the town of Bedrock and even had a pet dinosaur named Dino.
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40. Which show featured tiny, underwater creatures who used their snorkle-shaped appendages to swim?

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  1. Fraggle Rock
  2. Snorks
  3. Captain Planet and the Planeteers
  4. Bobby's World
Not only did Snorks have snorkels on the tops of their heads, but they also made a "snork" sound whenever they got excited.
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41. These tiny, bear-like creatures came from the Star Wars universe...

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  1. Pinky and the Brain
  2. The Woody Woodpecker Show
  3. Ewoks
  4. Dungeons & Dragons
"Ewoks" was not the only animated series to come out of the Star Wars universe back in the 80s. "Droids", which starred R2-D2 and C-3PO, also aired.
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42. He always had nefarious plans for the Smurfs...

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  1. Gargamel
  2. Mickey Mouse
  3. Pac-Man
  4. Wile E. Coyote
Gargamel was the villain from "The Smurfs". He was an evil wizard who wanted to turn the lovable creatures into gold. The franchise is still going strong after 60 years!
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43. What's the name of the fearless leader of the PowerPuff Girls?

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  1. Mordecai
  2. Blossom
  3. Optimus Prime
  4. Cruella
Blossom and her sisters Bubbles and Buttercup make up the PowerPuff Girls, a trio superhero team that saves Townsville on a daily basis.
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44. Which Princess of Power was the twin sister of He-Man?

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  1. She-Ra
  2. Bubblegum
  3. Marceline
  4. Lumpy Space Princess
"She-Ra and the Princesses of Power" was created to not only appeal to the fans of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, but also to a young female demographic.
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45. Which kind-hearted, generous teen was often called "Football Head"?

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  1. Chucky
  2. Arnold
  3. Cletus
  4. Archie
Arnold grew up with his grandparents. He had a best friend named Gerald and an unknown secret admirer by the name of Helga.
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46. You'd often find this guy hanging out with Wakko and Dot. What's his name?

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  1. Mario
  2. Garfield
  3. Baloo the Bear
  4. Yakko
Yakko was one of three main characters from the hit show, "Animaniacs". He is the leader and most talkative of the three, a skill which he uses to trick people.
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47. Which "nautical" planet leader has a band of Scouts that help her save the day?

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  1. Sailor Moon
  2. Lizzie McGuire
  3. Lola Bunny
  4. Smurfette
Sailor Moon and her Sailor Scouts had to balance excelling in school and saving the universe from bad guys.
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48. Two conjoined siblings star in this Nickelodeon favorite:

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  1. CatDog
  2. SheepMouse
  3. BirdBat
  4. SnakeBug
Where did the siblings "Cat" and "Dog" live? In a house shaped like a giant fish attached to a giant dog bone. Obviously.
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49. What's the name of the genius whose annoying sister always bothered him while he was working in his lab?

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  1. Bruce Wayne
  2. Artemis Crock
  3. Cat Grant
  4. Dexter
Dexter conducts a great many experiments in his secret lab. But he's almost always interrupted by his older sister, Dee Dee.
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50. Scrooge McDuck and his great nephews captured hearts in:

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  1. Duck Tales
  2. Galaxy Goof-Ups
  3. The Pink Panther Show
  4. The Addams Family
Duck Tales was the first Disney cartoon produced for syndication! Wondering where Scrooge made his fortune? As a gold miner in the Klondike Rush.
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51. Have a mystery that needs solving? You'll want to call...

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  1. Stanley Doddle
  2. Stanley Doo
  3. Scooby Doo
  4. Scooby Doddle
In 1983, "The New Scooby And Scrappy-Doo Show" was released, introducing Scooby's nephew, Scrappy. The show was later re-named and became "The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries".
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52. Which cartoon did this secret agent rodent star in?

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  1. The Ren & Stimpy Show
  2. The Jetsons
  3. Danger Mouse
  4. Darkwing Duck
"Danger Mouse" was a British animated series which followed a secret agent partly inspired by James Bond and Danger Man.
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53. Can you name the robot character (sometimes known as the Mighty Atom) who always saved the day?

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  1. The Flintstones
  2. Animaniacs
  3. Astro Boy
  4. Gargoyles
Astro Boy was inspired by a 1960s anime series of the same name.
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54. In this timeless hit, a futuristic man had a robotic maid named Rosie and a dog named Astro...

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  1. Hulk Hogan
  2. Goofy
  3. George Jetson
  4. The Incredible Hulk
Many re-runs of this classic aired in the 80s and 90s. In them, George Jetson is the patriarch of the Jetson family -- a family unit that lived in the Skypad Apartments of Orbit City.
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55. This guy can turn into a Super Saiyan...

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  1. Goku
  2. Alvin
  3. Widget
  4. Inspector Gadget
Goku is the main hero of the Dragon Ball manga series. He possesses superior martial arts skills and superhuman strength.
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56. Who's this feline fellow with an awesome mane of hair? It's the fearless leader of the Thundercats:

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  1. The Tick
  2. Taz
  3. Lion-O
  4. Denver
Lion-O, along with Panthro, Cheetara, Tygra, Wilykit, and Wilykat, is a founding member of the Thundercats.
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57. When this Wallaby moves from Australia to the United States, things don't go as he expected:

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  1. Beavis and Butt-Head
  2. Rugrats
  3. Rocko's Modern Life
  4. Tiny Toon Adventures
Rocko was originally yellow. Why the change to beige? Because the toy company that Nickolodeon hired to make stuffed animals of Rocko was already manufacturing a similar yellow-colored toy.
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58. In this 80s classic, space explorers pilot the super robot...

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  1. Batman
  2. Voltron: Defender Of The Universe
  3. The Tick
  4. Powerpuff Girls
"Voltron: Defender Of The Universe" was a significantly less violent, English-language adaptation of two different Japanese shows. For the first two years after it came out, it was the top-rated kids show in the US!
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59. The protagonists of this show are called Ed, Edd, and...

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  1. Eddy
  2. Sam
  3. Patrick
  4. Tim
Why were Ed, Edd, and Eddy's tongues always crazy colors? Because of all the crazy things they ate!
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60. Which flexible robot, created in the year 2996, had a thing for smoking, drinking, and gambling?

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  1. Iron Man
  2. The Tick
  3. Bender
  4. Hank Hill
Bender Bending Rodriguez is a robot that was built in Mexico and is prejudiced against all non-robots.
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