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Do you still want to see cartoons from when you were younger?
« on: December 06, 2022, 11:13:56 am »
I recently started wanting to see old cartoons, not 100% sure why.
Talespin
Darkwing duck
Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers
The Tick
Freakazoid
Gargoyles
Pokemon
Digimon
Animaniacs

I have only animaniacs on DVD.  I know streaming has some of these, but I would prefer to own them on DVD.

So do you still like to watch or would want to watch older cartoons from when you were younger??
If so , what are they and why?

As for me, I think it was a time when nothing really mattered, i felt less pressure to succeed and felt like the world was ok and people were too.
Plus they sound fun in some way still.

Maybe I can find used DVD in thrift store or online.
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Re: Do you still want to see cartoons from when you were younger?
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2022, 02:53:26 pm »
I've rewatched a few. Some of them I still like. Some of them leave me with "what the? What was I thinking".
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Re: Do you still want to see cartoons from when you were younger?
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2022, 08:57:00 pm »
Jade: You created this topic in the Polling forum, but..........where's the Poll to vote in?  :o

Anyway..........


Talespin............Never seen it, but wanted to.
Darkwing duck.........Not really interested.
Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers...........Never seen it, but wanted to.
The Tick.........Don't care for it.
Freakazoid........Don't care for it.
Gargoyles..........Loved watching this long ago.
Pokemon...........Don't care for it.
Digimon............Don't care for it.
Animaniacs..........I have the first season. Still need to collect Seasons 2-4.


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Re: Do you still want to see cartoons from when you were younger?
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2022, 01:24:52 pm »
Now I get it. I need to play too.

Talespin......Didn't watch it.
Darkwing Duck....... Didn't like it.
Chip n Dale................didn't like it.
The Tick...... This was awesome.
Freakazoid........OK but wont watch it again.
Gargoyles........I watched it.
Pokemon....... No. Didn't watch it and never will.
Digimon.........same as pokemon.
Animaniacs......This is a classic that added to the animation lexicon.

I"ll add a few.
Ren and Stimpy.......pushed so many boundaries. I'd watch it again.
Rocko's modern life.........Over the top adult humor in a cartoon meant for kids. I'd watch this again
Danger Mouse ( original ) Wile watching it I didn't realize it was racist. Probably because I'm not racist. Despite that I'd watch it again.
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Re: Do you still want to see cartoons from when you were younger?
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2022, 07:14:33 pm »
I love my childhood cartoons!
Darkwing duck is my fav along with Animaniacs!
Also love Pokemon, Digimon and Yugioh, Chip n Dale Rescue Rangers
Other shows I've seen: Gargoyles, Feakazoid, Rin and Stimpy,
Haven't seen the Tick and Talespin

To add to that list
Samurai Pizza Cats
Sonic X(Not so much Childhood but it was fun)
Earthworm Jim(Only played the games)

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Re: Do you still want to see cartoons from when you were younger?
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2022, 10:37:27 pm »
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Ren and Stimpy.......pushed so many boundaries. I'd watch it again.

I loved that show! It was hilarious.  :D I need to get the DVD of that.

I'm surprised nobody has mentioned another favorite cartoon: Road Rovers. It only lasted one season I think. :( But I do have the DVD of it.

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Re: Do you still want to see cartoons from when you were younger?
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2022, 02:23:00 am »
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Re: Do you still want to see cartoons from when you were younger?
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2022, 01:11:59 am »
I constantly watch cartoons from my childhood. Though I use certain sites that just allow me to stream the shows without paying a subscription. And that's all I'm gonna say.

I've rewatched old stuff like New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Gargoyles, Ducktales (original), Danger Mouse, Count Duckula, Animaniacs, Tiny Toons, The Littles, Inspector Gadget, Heathcliff, Garfield, etc.

I've seen every cartoon show that everyone here has listed too lol
Yeah, i kinda like my cartoons.
So let me add some that i don't see here from my childhood.

Transformers (the Generation 1 original)
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero
Denver the Last Dinosaur (if you like the pauly shore movie Encino Man with Brendan Fraser and Samwise Gamgee, think that but if they dug up a dinosaur instead of a caveman)
Dinosaucers (same basic principle as transformers but if the autobots and decepticons weren't giant, transforming robots but super evolved talking alien dinosaurs. The 80s were wild, cocaine is a heck of a thing.)
Jeis and the Wheeled Warriors (magic, cars, evil robot cars, super space technology and a young boy avenging his dad. This is peak 80s anime in America)
Thundercats (80's original. This has enough attention i think everyone knows it but i grew up in the 80s so the original is my jam)
Silverhawks (It's thundercats but if they were cyborg bird people and ones a cowboy)
Voltron (nuff said)
Semi-Retired from Furry.
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Re: Do you still want to see cartoons from when you were younger?
« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2022, 11:28:19 am »
Oh dang!  So many good memories here!
Thanks for sharing!

I have found however, that there may be a dark side to this all.  I was talking with someone, and they said I was racist because I grew up watching some cartoons with racisit ideas in it.
I will not mention series or episodes.
But point was that people are retroactively banning some cartoons and episodes in some platforms (or they want to) because they may make someone offended in some way.
Funny thing is I watched most of these as kids and I did not ever see any issue, and knew anything was amiss.  And now I can't remember anything out of the ordinary in it.
But of course I am sure some people would say I can't see the racism because I am white... IDK.  What a crappy way to ruin my childhood.


I forgot to make this a poll, but you all came through and listed what you liked!
TBH I found Chip and Dale Rescue Rangers in Goodwill, which made me make this post in the first place.

I watched like 7 episodes, and found that these are well drawn, good color, and higher frame rate aka not crap.
The plots are sort of above average for the target audience, and had enough adult humor I can laugh.  The Fat Cat Stomp (song and dance) in one episode made me actually go "wow not bad!".
And I still like Gadget!   :-[ :-[   (help me)

I am looking forward to burning through the whole set of disks and see what else from my past makes me laugh again!

p.s.  found someone with a used Gargoyles DVD set on eBay for cheap!  I hope it hasn't been through a belt sander

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Re: Do you still want to see cartoons from when you were younger?
« Reply #9 on: January 26, 2023, 07:36:42 pm »
Somone will be offended by something, can't please everybody. Say what you want about Splash Mountain but I couldn't see anything bad about the ride it's self as it was just the cartoon part but eh haters gonna hate.

Yes splash mountain is a ride and not a movie but I wanted to mention it.

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Re: Do you still want to see cartoons from when you were younger?
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2023, 02:02:20 pm »
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But point was that people are retroactively banning some cartoons and episodes in some platforms (or they want to) because they may make someone offended in some way.
Funny thing is I watched most of these as kids and I did not ever see any issue, and knew anything was amiss.

If somebody were to tell me that they wanted to ban a cartoon for various reasons because some people found it offensive, I'd be telling that person or group of people what I really think. And I'd be using a lot of expletives too!  :goldpissed: :goldpissed: :goldpissed: