I do not know whose bright idea it was to stopping airing Saturday morning cartoons on all major network television. It sure filled what would have been an heavy void when I was growing up. I cannot imagine what kids watch in the mornings these days, especially on a Saturday. I used to wait with eager anticipation each Saturday to watch these classics cartoons, whether it was shown for the first time or aired as re-runs. When I was a kid, Filmation and Hanna-Barbara cartoons dominated the air. This will explain why so many of them are among my favorites. Along with Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle (1976), here is a list of my all-time favorite Saturday morning cartoons.

Challenge of the Superfriends (1978)

The New Adventures of Flash Gordon (1979-1980)

Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973-1974)

The New Adventures of Batman (1977)

The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure (1967-1970)

Space Ghost (1966-1968)

Herculoids (1967-1968)

The Jetsons (1962-1963)

Jonny Quest (1964-1965)

The Pink Panther Show (1969-1970)


Flash Gordon (1980) Movie Trailer