An early example in a wave of cartoons based on products, this show derived it's characters and basic story from the wildly popular video game of the same name. Each episode followed the same basic plot, with little variation: Pac-Man and his family would be menaced by the ghosts until, just when things were looking grim, one of the Pac-family would chomp some power pills and save the day. Written by
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The first cartoon based on a video game. See more
[Pinky hides inside a typewriter. Pac-Man comes up, turns the knob on the side to reveal Pinky, then he types the letters "c", "h", "o", "m", and "p"
What's that say?
Well, okay, if you insist.
[he then chomps Pinky, who flies off
Referenced in Pac & Pal