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Poll: Possible Adaptations of 80s-90s Animated TV Series

I always felt that the 80s and early 90s provided some of the greatest and most thrilling animated TV series ever, with their share of adventures, thrills and fun ... and even some obscure (yet appealing) weirdness. It's to this forgotten period set after the Hanna-Barbera's Golden Age and before the Pokemons, that this poll pays tribute to.

Now, some series have already been adapted to movies, among them Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987), Inspector Gadget (1983), The Smurfs (1981) and The Transformers (1984) and I concede that the results didn't always match our expectations. But maybe this is because the producers didn't pay attention shows with greater potential.

Personally, I've always wondered why I could never see Laurence Fishburne playing 'Bullet-Proof' in a movie adaptation of C.O.P.S. (1988) or how come an environmentalist cartoon like Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990) was never given a chance to enlighten the younger generations about the dangers that threaten our planet... but I digress, here's the question:

Which of these (forgotten?) 80's/90's animated series would make the most awesome live-action adaptation?

After voting you might discuss the list here

PS: Forgive the generational bias but still, I suspect even those who were born before the mid-70s and after the mid-90s (re-runs exist, don't they?) will be familiar with most of these titles.

Make Your Choice

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    Ulysses 31 (1981)

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    The Mysterious Cities of Gold (1982)

    aka The Mysterious Cities of Gold
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    The Littles (1983)

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    Voltron: Defender of the Universe (1984)

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    Thundercats (1985)

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    Spartakus and the Sun Beneath the Sea (1985)

    aka Spartakus and the Sun Beneath the Sea
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    Robotech (1985)

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    Clementine's Enchanted Journey (1985)

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    Il était une fois... la vie (1987)

    aka Once Upon a Time ... Life
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    Fist of the North Star (1986)

    aka Ken the Survivor
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    The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers (1986)

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    Knights of the Zodiac (1986)

    aka Knights of the Zodiac
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    City Hunter (1987)

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    C.O.P.S. (1988)

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    Denver, the Last Dinosaur (1988)

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    Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990)

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    Tekkaman Blade (1992)

    aka Teknoman
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    Sailor Moon (1995)

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    Silverhawks (1986)

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    James Bond Jr. (1991)

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    Thundarr the Barbarian (1980)

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    Urusei Yatsura (1981)

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    G-Force: Guardians of Space (1987)

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    Bionic Six (1987)


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