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.
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Marty Ingles, having forgone acting and comic work, was working as a talent agent in the early 80's. He was on the phone with a producer attempting to find work for client Robert Culp, and unbeknownst to him, the producer recorded the call, got in touch with Hanna-Barbera, and they cast Ingles on the spot as Pac-Man. Then the producer had to get back in touch and convince Ingles to take the part, which he eventually did. 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
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