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What are/were your favourite cartoons

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BradfordLass72 Fri 23-Aug-19 11:21:03

When my sons were small, they used to love watching cartoons on Grandma's television.

Their favourites and mine were Krtek the Mole and the animations Camberwick Green, Chigley and Trumpton.

Who can forget Pugh, Pugh, Barney McGrew, Cuthbert, Dibble, Grubb?

Then came The Herbs (with dear old Parsley the Lion)
and The Magic Roundabout (originally Le Manège enchanté).

But best of all there was Morph who was adopted in 2016 by Aardman for a whole new series.

What are or were your favourites?

Nico97 Fri 23-Aug-19 11:39:01

Popeye & Foghorn Leghorn were all time favourites. Also many years later, whilst not a cartoon the animated version of Wind in the Willows, with David Jason's voice as Toad - absolutely priceless grin

Minniemoo Fri 23-Aug-19 11:48:21

Scooby Doo. I'd watch this with my Mum.

PamelaJ1 Fri 23-Aug-19 11:55:40

The Jetsons.
So much technology we use now I remember seeing on there.
Phones that enabled you to see the person on the other end being an example.

EllanVannin Fri 23-Aug-19 12:16:32

The Woodentops, Camberwick Green.

In the Night Garden----brilliant.

fizzers Fri 23-Aug-19 12:21:58

I was never personally a lover of cartoons, but I must admit I have a liking for the adult cartoons - Family Guy, American Dad! etc, not to everyone's taste though

absthame Fri 23-Aug-19 13:56:26

Until it finally finished, I loved children's hour on the radio even in early teenage years toy town could not be ignored. I disliked intensely the TVs childrens programs I found them boring and too condescending ,but did like In Town Tonight, a program for adults and even then I loved the news, but preferred the radio to TV versions and still do. Hmmm I suppose that I did have strange tastes even at 7 or so.

MissAdventure Fri 23-Aug-19 14:20:15

Tom and Jerry for me.
Pink Panther.

MissAdventure Fri 23-Aug-19 14:21:46

Oh, I must add Willo the Whisp and Trapdoor to the list.

glammanana Fri 23-Aug-19 14:37:51

Wooden Tops
Andy Pandy

lemongrove Fri 23-Aug-19 15:45:43

Trapdoor (wonderful)
Tom and Jerry
The Simpsons
Creature Comforts (Aardman Productions)
Wallace and Gromit

chicken Fri 23-Aug-19 15:56:19

The Clangers---gd1 asked for a Clangers cake for her 18th birthday, so had great fun making that.

Camberwick Green---have still got the LP record.

The Wrong Trousers, especially the train chase.

cavewoman Fri 23-Aug-19 16:05:24

The Flintstones. Yabba dabba doo !

shysal Fri 23-Aug-19 16:13:30

Whacky Races. Loved Muttley's laugh!

HildaW Fri 23-Aug-19 16:33:39

Tom and Jerry!

paddyann Fri 23-Aug-19 17:18:20

another Tom and Jerry fan here ,I'm sure they used real cats for inspiration .Mine do the exact same things ,like sliding across wet floors or coming in wet and bedraggled with fur sticking out in all directions and my kitten when she thought she could follow a squirrel up a flat wall and slid back down with a screech of claws against

rockgran Fri 23-Aug-19 17:22:59

Huckleberry Hound and Popeye.

LullyDully Fri 23-Aug-19 17:24:36

nicoWhy don't we ever see Popeye anymore?

KatyK Fri 23-Aug-19 17:29:05

I never liked cartoons. I liked the animated ones such as The Woodentops and later on The Clangers. An ice cream van around here plays the Popeye tune.

harrigran Fri 23-Aug-19 17:32:29

Sylvester and tweety pie, cartoons we saw when going to the cinema on a Saturday morning in the 50s.
I never saw TV until after I was married.

Mapleleaf Fri 23-Aug-19 18:19:20

Tom and Jerry
The Flintstones
Whacky Races

WOODMOUSE49 Fri 23-Aug-19 19:10:12

Tom and Jerry. Hilarious
Mr Ben
The Clangers

Harris27 Fri 23-Aug-19 19:18:45

Tom and Jerry Andy Pandy and the wooden tops!

BlueBelle Fri 23-Aug-19 19:19:16

I m not a cartoon fan I can’t remember any as a child myself as we never had TV till just before I left home at 18 but I used to watch them all with my kids (magic roundabout, Crystal tips and alistair, the clangers, bagpuss, etc etc and then different ones with grandkids Twinkie winky and co and the one I got so fed up with was Barney that blooming purple dinosaur that sounded like Liberace
No they don’t do a lot for me

whywhywhy Sat 24-Aug-19 09:08:36

Ahhhhhhh! What a lovely thread for memories. Captain pugwash.