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Nowadays, there are millions of interesting cartoons to watch, but still, old cartoons hold a special place in our hearts.
Not only do these cartoons remind you of your childhood, but they’re part of some of your most precious family memories. Whether you’re having a day off, struggling with bad mood, or trying to survive the harsh times, enjoy one or two of these ten old cartoons. You’ll instantly feel better, we promise!
Do you remember an amazingly successful feature movie Pokemon: The First Movie, also known as Pokemon The Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back? Although pokemania has almost vanished – bye, bye Pokémon Go – the original run of Pokemon! from 1998-2000 is definitely worth watching today. The quest of Ash Ketchum to catch them all will entertain kids and adults alike. While your children will enjoy lovable creatures, you’ll feel an enjoyable nostalgic experience. After all, who doesn’t love Pikachu?
Scooby Doo, Where Are You!
No list of old cartoons is complete without so much-loved Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969-1975) Produced by Hanna-Barbera and aired for 6 years on the CBS network, Scooby Doo, Where Are You features a funny, semi-talking dog who is a member of a crime solver ragtag group that found the guilty parties of a great number of nefarious plot. Since its release more than 50 years ago, Scooby Doo, Where Are You! has stayed one of the most beloved old cartoons of everyone – even modern children.
Batman: The Animated Series
Aired on Fox from 1992-1995, Batman: The Animated Series is still ranked among the best animated series of all time. The exceptional animation and artwork and the darker tone of the series – unlike other cartoons of those times – helped Batman: The Animated Series won a host of Emmys during the cartoons time on the air. The cartoon stars Kevin Conroy as a legendary voice of Batman, as well as famous guest stars, such as Ron Perlman, Ed Asner, and Mark Hamill.
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
The annual favorite in the majority of families, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is a great story about gratitude, generosity, and friendship. Although there are a lot of facts about the history of Thanksgiving that the cartoon doesn’t feature, there’s still some wisdom to learn. The episode teaches us to embrace one of the most crucial things in life – friendship. Moreover, it gets you away from a materialistic world and reminds you to stay grateful for what you have.
In the hustle and bustle of the modern world, we forget about a simpler time. The cartoon shows a simple and innocent way of looking at and understanding the things without all the complications and drama that adults create in their lives these days. You can find out more information about A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving in this post.
Looney Tunes is a wonderful excuse to forget about your adult problems and go back to those times when all you worried about was the cartoon you’d like to watch next. Produced by Warner Bros. from 1930 to 1969, this American animated series consists of funny short films that evoke only positive emotions. Some psychologists claim that those who watch Looney Tunes as adults interpret the cartoon in another way, learning some valuable life lessons from it.
Tom and Jerry
Perhaps, you’ve already seen multiple Facebook groups that feature short videos of Tom and Jerry and thought why not binge watch this cartoon again? While the whole idea of a never-ending cat-and-mouse fight and some cruelty in the cartoon don’t sound attractive, it’s still funny, and most importantly, it reminds us of our childhood, right? The cartoon was created by Joseph Barbera and William Hanna in 1940.
Created by Craig Bartlett, Hey Arnold! was a favorite cartoon of kids growing up in the late 90s and the early 2000s. The cartoon is about the adventures of a fourth-grade student named Arnold. Who lives with his grandparents in an inner-city boarding home, in the fictional city of Hillwood. Being notable for its lovable and eccentric characters, Hey Arnold! shows how to cope with the most common troubles kids have, such as a rift between friends or difficulties in school. Adults can learn something new for themselves as well.
The slyly and hilarious cartoon that features the misadventures of Johnny Bravo. An egotistical goon with comeliness that couldn’t be managed in the best of situations. Johnny Bravo gained a cult thanks to its ability to attract several audiences at the same time. For instance, kids find the buffoonish Bravo funny in his vanity and stupidity. Teens laugh at the show’s jokes, and adults find the adult humor sneakily hidden in the cartoon. Let’s not forget about those catchy songs, which are hilarious but so cool.
The first animated primetime show on American TV till The Simpsons caught all the attention in 1997. The Flintstones is one of the most successful animated series with 166 episodes (1960-1966). Wilma and Fred Flintstone and Betty and Barney Rubble, their neighbors, live in Bedrock during the old 10,000 B.C. Barney and Fred work at a quarry, while Wilma and Betty are avid homemakers who always have conflicting views with their beloved husbands. Their children, Bamm-Bamm and Pebbles join the cast in the 3rd and 4th seasons.
If you didn’t have a chance to watch The Simpsons as a child, now is the perfect time to do it. Created by Matt Groening, this animated sitcom is the longest running one that started in 1987 and is running till these days. The Simpsons is about a family of 5 consisting of a father Homer Simpson, a mother Marge, and three kids Maggie, Lisa, and Bart going through multiple misadventures.
Bring back the nostalgia and gather your family members together with these 10 cartoons. All of you will have tons of fun, we promise!
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