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Dodger must confront the struggles of life as he is visited by the Garbage Pail Kids and intimidated by some older bullies.

Director: Rod Amateau
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Ewoks (1985–1987)
Animation | Adventure | Family
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The adventures of the Ewoks in Wicket W. Warrick's youth before the Battle of Endor.

Stars: Jim Henshaw, Lesleh Donaldson, Cree Summer
The Care Bears Family (1985–1988)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The Care Bears live in a faraway place up in the clouds called Care-a-Lot. They travel around the world on Missions in Caring, whilst evil villains such as Professor Coldheart and Lord No Heart, try to thwart their plans.

Stars: Dan Hennessey, Bob Dermer, Luba Goy
Jungle Cubs (1996–1998)
Adventure | Family | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The comic adventures of the children of the Jungle Book characters as they cope by themselves with life in the wild, search for food, shelter from nature, and learn to get along with each ... See full summary »

Stars: Jim Cummings, Pamela Adlon, Jason Marsden
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

In another dimension, the villainous scientist Duke of Zill, with the help of his mechanical, geometric army, takes over the Land of Oriana, prompting Felix the Cat to save its princess and restore order once again.

Director: Tibor Hernádi
Stars: Chris Phillips, Maureen O'Connell, Peter Newman
Mac and Me (1988)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) trying to escape from NASA is befriended by a wheelchair-bound boy.

Director: Stewart Raffill
Stars: Christine Ebersole, Jonathan Ward, Tina Caspary
Tiny Toon Adventures (1990–1995)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The adventures of a new generation of Warner Bros. Looney Tunes characters.

Stars: Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

After Dexter is confronted with robots who wish to "destroy the one who saved the future," he uses his time machine to see how he saved it.

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Stars: Christine Cavanaugh, Eddie Deezen, Jeff Bennett
Comedy | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A boy discovers an incredible and gruesome world of monsters under his bed.

Director: Richard Greenberg
Stars: Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Daniel Stern
Muppet Babies (1984–1991)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The Muppets, as babies, have adventures with their imaginations inside their nursery.

Stars: Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien
Freakazoid! (1995–1997)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Washington, D.C. has a new defender: Freakazoid. The comedy (and sanity) never stops when he's around and he's only one of the weird heroes of the series! It's better than a nice tub of good things!

Stars: Paul Rugg, David Kaufman, Joe Leahy
Zoboomafoo (1999–2006)
Comedy | Family
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Chris and Martin Kratt bring their enthusiasm for animals to the pre-school set.

Stars: Chris Kratt, Martin Kratt, Gord Robertson
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Series cast summary:
Len Carlson ...
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 Patty Putty / ... (13 episodes, 1988)
Michael Fantini ...
 Elliot Mess / ... (13 episodes, 1988)
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 Clogged Duane / ... (13 episodes, 1988)
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 Split Kit / ... (13 episodes, 1988)
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 Terri Cloth / ... (12 episodes, 1988)
(11 episodes, 1988)
Marvin Goldhar
(11 episodes, 1988)
Randall Carpenter
(10 episodes, 1988)
Stephen McMulkin
(10 episodes, 1988)
Sunny Besen Thrasher
(10 episodes, 1988)
Greg Swanson
(9 episodes, 1988)
Ellen-Ray Hennessy
(7 episodes, 1988)
(7 episodes, 1988)
Bonnie Brooks
(6 episodes, 1988)
Jeremiah McCann
(6 episodes, 1988)
Joe Roncetti
(6 episodes, 1988)
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The "Complete Series" DVD lists the episode titles for all 13 episodes as follows.
  • 1. "Batteries Not Included"


  • 2. "Honest Abe Has A Close Shave"


  • 3. "Justin Cleans Up"


  • 4. "The House That Dripped Crud"


  • 5. "Green Dean Goes Off His Bean"


  • 6. "Elliot Messed Up"


  • 7. "Mona Loser"


  • 8. "Chris Messin' August"


  • 9. "An Egg-citing Adventure"


  • 10. "Heartless Hal"


  • 11. "A Rhyme In Time"


  • 12. "The Land Of Odd"


  • 13. "A Fishy Story"


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Garbage Pail Kids is a treasure for 80's cartoon fans
22 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show is the one of the most controversial issues in the late 1980s. Parents and teachers complaining that the series based on the popular 1985-1988 stickers were too gross and some say disrespectful to the handicapped. Apparently this is another case that people in 1987 overreacted to the GPK TV series. The show itself showed little or no resemblance of grossness as the cards they are based on. This show was made before the days of "Ren and Stimpy" and "Beavis and Butt-head" so if your looking for it to be gross, well does throwing slime count? Hee Hee! Fans of the Garbage Pail Kids stickers will not be disappointed. (unless they were wanted it to be gross) The series is based on five kids, Split Kit, Elliot Mess, Terri Cloth, Clogged Duane, and Patty Putty who can transform into the Garbage Pail Kids(in the first two episodes, later they start the episode as their GPK personas).

The show does not focus on the five GPK characters. In the beginning of the program they show a parody of a hit movie such as "Superman", "King Kong", "Jaws", "The Pink Panther", etc. Later we have parody commercials like the little brother volume control, or the robo-tattler. Also it features a small segment called a "Garbage Pail Groaner" where they make a joke or a pun and everyone starts groaning.

People who grew up in the 1980s and was bummed out because their parents made protests and complaints to CBS will be pleased. Most of the episodes are funny and yet some aimed at more little kids' stuff like going to Storybook Land and The Land of Odd (Oz). This is a great show. I do recommend anyone who just like cartoons to buy the DVD. It is a shame that CBS never aired, but at least they were nice enough to release the series onto DVD. Way to go, CBS!


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