Only a true Seventies kid can name all these cartoons from 1979

There sure were a lot of ghosts on Saturday morning.

 

Yes, we recently suggested that 1969 was the best year for Saturday morning cartoons, but 1979 was nothing to sneeze at. Many familiar animated faces remained, from Bugs and Daffy to Popeye and the Jetsons.

In fact, if you were born a decade later, you had some pretty cool bragging rights. You got to enjoy the Globetrotters.

We gathered a bunch of Saturday morning cartoons from 1979 (plus a live-action show and a special). See if you can recognize them! Only a totally Seventies kid will ace it.

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  1. In 1979, Hanna-Barbera introduced Scooby-Doo's nephew. His name was in the show.
     Image: The Everett Collection
  2. The Flintstones returned in 1979. What was the name of this cartoon?
     Image: Warner Bros.
  3. The Flintstones also had a holiday special in 1979. Looking at this image, what was it called?
     Image: The Everett Collection
  4. This episode was a sort of spoof on The Lord of the Rings. Which cartoon is it?
     Image: Warner Bros.
  5. You probably recognize Casper — but who were his friends?
     Image: The Everett Collection
  6. Who is this big green fellow?
     Image: The Everett Collection
  7. She was the alter-ego of Jessica Drew.
     Image: Marvel Entertainment
  8. Kids could have a ball with this character.
     Image: Warner Bros.
  9. Here's a question: Can you name this shape-shifter?
     Image: Hanna-Barbera / Warner Bros.
  10. This Hanna-Barbera cartoon starred a mystery solving bloodhound.
     Image: The Everett Collection
  11. Who the heck is the guy without a shirt?
     Image: The Everett Collection
  12. Finally, cartoons were not the only shows on Saturday morning. Can you name this live-action sci-fi adventure? It had James Doohan!
     Image: The Everett Collection
  13. On The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle & Jeckle, what was the name of Mighty Mouse's girlfriend?
     Image: The Everett Collection

Only a true Seventies kid can name all these cartoons from 1979

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123 Comments

tbrian 1 month ago
I sucked way worse than I should've on a 70's cartoon quiz. I thought I'd seen them all, but never heard of a few of these.
ThomasPotter 8 months ago
10 of 13, mighty mouse had a girlfriend?
JERRY6 13 months ago
7 not bad as I watched no tv in 79 was to busy in school
GEMof72 16 months ago
Couldn’t stand Scrappy. These cartoons were forgettable.
Jamesduffy05 16 months ago
The end of the Great Cartoons! (Flintstones, Scooby & Bugs & Friends)
Jamesduffy05 Jamesduffy05 16 months ago
p.s. I only got 6 of 13 not sure how, I stopped watching all the newer versions of the Great Cartoons
Jamesduffy05 Jamesduffy05 10 months ago
6 months later & I've Improved my Score by 2 (8)
SheriHeffner 16 months ago
9 out of 13. I didn't watch the ones I missed.
Dario 20 months ago
10 out of 13. 😁😁😁😁😁
Nightshade1972 21 months ago
8/13. I was 7 yo in '79. Never heard of, or watched, the ones I missed.
itsGretchen 21 months ago
Almost all of these shows were bleech
JoeSHill 25 months ago
In 1979, Filmation Associates ruled Saturday Mornings starting with CBS's "THE NEW ADVENTURES OF MIGHTY MOUSE AND HECKLE AND JECKLE" that was produced in association with Viacom, while "JASON OF STAR COMMAND" became its own half-hour live action series after its debut as a serial in CBS's "TARZAN AND THE SUPER 7" in Fall 1978, but it was "FLASH GORDON" on NBC which was King Features Syndicate and Filmation Studios "magnum opus" that made an impressive impact, especially with reruns of the former ABC series, "JONNY QUEST", while NBC Primetime was greater fun with "BUCK RODGERS IN THE 25TH CENTURY" in Fall 1979-great TV viewing back in those days!
SheriHeffner JoeSHill 16 months ago
I was in love with The good looking guys on Space Academy. I loved the Flash Gordon cartoons and anything with The Flintstones.
DerekBird 33 months ago
You got 12 out of 13
See? There's nothing to be afraid it. It's just cartoons. How did you do?

I still hate Crappy Doo.
Missed #13 - I never watched Mighty Mouse.
SheriHeffner DerekBird 16 months ago
I hate Scrappy too. He ruined Scooby Doo.
TheFanFromUNCLE 33 months ago
11/13. Not bad for a guy who was 2 when these cartoons were on.
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