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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BrianMoore 17 days ago
9 out of 13. Then again I wasn't around in 1979
Muleskinner 5 months ago
7/13. Not a big cartoon watcher.
JoeSHill 7 months ago
In Fall 1979, Filmation Associates had a critically busy year with the debut of "FLASH GORDON" on NBC, produced in association with King Features Syndicate, the animated series was one of Filmation's most impressive productions, while the studio aired the live-action "JASON OF STAR COMMAND" as a regular half-hour series after its debut as part of CBS's "TARZAN AND THE SUPER 7" in Fall 1978, while the studio also produced "THE NEW ADVENTURES OF MIGHTY MOUSE AND HECKLE & JECKLE" in association with Viacom, the first Mighty Mouse cartoon series since the 1960s when Terrytoons was brought by CBS.
MaryAnn 9 months ago
9/13 - I was 10 in 1979. Figured I’d ace this quiz, but the only one I remember watching regularly was Casper and the Angels.
Lacey 11 months ago
13/13 and I did not watch that many cartoons in the 70s.
Runeshaper 11 months ago
You got 11 out of 13
See? There's nothing to be afraid it. It's just cartoons. How did you do?

Not too shabby! #s 5 & 9 stumped me LOL
Becky 11 months ago
10/13 I was 5 years old in 1979.
bbMeTv Becky 11 months ago
13, 5 and 1979 are prime numbers.
DavidBarker 11 months ago
5 of 13...much more of a 1960's cartoon fan...
Mobius 11 months ago
I missed 4, at that time there were 3 networks showing cartoons all morning long. Must have been watching other channels. The good old days!
DouglasMorris 11 months ago
11/13! missed numbers 5 and 10.
SalIanni 11 months ago
The early 1970s had much better cartoons: The Archies, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Josie and the Pussycats, The Groovie Goolies, The Harlem Globetrotters, The Pink Panther, H R Pufnstuf, plus Scooby Doo and Bugs Bunny. There is no comparison!
VaughnBaskin SalIanni 11 months ago
And of course The Banana Spilts, The Bugaloos, and Lidsville.
Oh yes! I loved those programs...H.R. Puffnstuff too ☺️
It's Pufnstuf Allison, not Puffnstuff!
Oops! Oh well, at least I remembered them 😂
MrBill 11 months ago
10/13; I did not know the last four and guessed on them. Only got #12 right.
DuanneWalton 11 months ago
You got 13 out of 13
See? There's nothing to be afraid it. It's just cartoons. How did you do?

13 out of 13. Didn't you read the top?
Gary 11 months ago
I was 22 in 79 and as someone already said, cartoons weren't that great in the 70s.
So... 8 out of 13
AllisonWunderland Gary 11 months ago
Lol...I only got 4 😂
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