Saturday Supercade (1983–1985)

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Saturday morning cartoon series featuring the adventures of popular video game characters.

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 Mario (4 episodes, 1983)
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 Donkey Kong (4 episodes, 1983)
Judy Strangis ...
 Pauline (4 episodes, 1983)
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 Bones (3 episodes, 1983)
Ted Field Sr. ...
 Tex (3 episodes, 1983)
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 Shellshock 'Shelly' Turtle (3 episodes, 1983)
Bob Sarlatte ...
 Frogger (3 episodes, 1983)
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 Fanny Frog (3 episodes, 1983)
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 Donkey Kong Junior / ... (3 episodes, 1983)
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 Quickclaw (2 episodes, 1983)
Noelle North ...
 Rhonda (2 episodes, 1983)
Robert Ridgely ...
 Pitfall Harry (2 episodes, 1983)
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Video games were exploding in popularity in the 1980s. Characters from several of the more popular games were featured in "Saturday Supercade," a weekly cartoon series perhaps most notable for being Donkey Kong's first starring appearance in a cartoon series. The famous gorilla starred in his own segment, this time as a well-meaning but slow-witted (and sometimes easily manipulated) gorilla who had escaped the circus; his trainer, Mario, and then-girlfriend Pauline (of whom Donkey Kong had a huge crush), tried to capture the large ape. Other segments included "Donkey Kong Jr.," the famous gorilla's young son who was aided in his search by his human friend, Bones; "Frogger," about an investigative amphibious reporter for the Swamp Gazette; "Pitfall," featuring the adventures of Pitfall Harry, his pet mountain lion Quickclaw and his niece Rhonda as they traveled through the forest in search of treasure; and "Q*Bert," about the misadventures of a teen-aged orange creature. The latter two... Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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Frank Welker did the voice of more characters (12) than the rest of the cast. See more »

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[Mario and Pauline are running after Donkey Kong]
Pauline: [panting] Donkey Kong, wait! Don't you ever get tired of being chased?
Donkey Kong: [laughing and shaking his head] Nope.
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Followed by Donkey Kong Country (1997) See more »

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This show made life worth living
1 May 2003 | by (Ontario) – See all my reviews

I'm still waiting for another network to revive it. The new generation needs Q*bert. He bounced and stuff, and guys chased him. Man, that is awesome. I think Q*bert could be the answer to world peace, if we'd all just give him a chance..I mean, have you played the Atari game? Do you know what an Atari is? This is fantastic... oh yeah...oh yeah.


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