Tag Archives: Hanna-Barbera

Hey There, It’s Yogi Bear (1964) – Theatrical Cartoon

Hey There, It's Yogi Bear

Hey There, It's Yogi Bear

#CotD: The very first full-length feature film from Hanna-Barbera Productions, “Hey There, It’s Yogi Bear” was also the first feature film based on a television program.

Hey There, It’s Yogi Bear (1964) – Theatrical Cartoon

Yogi’s still hamming it up in Jellystone, swiping “Pic-a-nic” baskets and irking Ranger Smith. Best buddy BooBoo is along for the ride, as is the lovely Cindy Bear. Yogi and Cindy’s romance is proceeding nicely until Ranger Smith ships Yogi to the San Diego Zoo. However, Yogi substitutes another bear and remains at Jellystone. Panicked, Cindy runs off to find Yogi, but she gets caught up in the world of a scheming showman. The impresario forces Cindy into a perilous high-wire act at his cruel circus, where only a certain smarter-than-the-average bear can save her.

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Mouse For Sale (1955) – Tom and Jerry Cartoon Series

Mouse For Sale

Mouse For Sale

#CotD: A much more mature Tom and Jerry meet again in “Mouse For Sale” from 1955.

Mouse For Sale (1955) – Tom and Jerry Cartoon Series

White mice being all the rage, Tom paints Jerry white with the idea of selling him for a tidy profit.

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Head Band (2003) – Dexter’s Laboratory Cartoon Series

Head Band

Head Band

#CotD: Dexter is a bespectacled young boy who just happened to be a genius…
Head Band” has Dexter try and help his sister.

Head Band (2003) – Dexter’s Laboratory Cartoon Series

Dee Dee has a song stuck in her head. Literally.

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Runaway Train (2001) – Johnny Bravo Episode Guide

Runaway Train

Runaway Train

#CotD: Created by Van Partible, Johnny Bravo took the “Runaway Train” on an unexpected trip around the world.

Runaway Train (2001) – Johnny Bravo Episode Guide

Johnny thinks he’s getting on the 5:40 commuter train to visit his annoying aunt, but he mistakenly boards the Blue Goose 9000, a supersonic train prototype. When Johnny triggers the ignition, he sends the train soaring around the globe. Only the savvy employment of Mama’s super-dense bundt cake can save the day.

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The Flagstones (1960) – Flintstones Episode Guide

The Flagstones

The Flagstones

#CotD: Before they were the Flintstones, they were “The Flagstones” Watch this clip now to see how the prehistoric family first looked to their animators.

The Flagstones (1960) – Flintstones Episode Guide

An early version of the lunch/swimming-pool/spear-fishing scene in episode P-1 (“The Swimming Pool”).

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The Rowdy Ruff Boys (1999) – The Powerpuff Girls Episode Guide

The Rowdy Ruff Boys

The Rowdy Ruff Boys

CotD: Created by Craig McCracken, The Powerpuff Girls and “The Rowdy Ruff Boys” also proved a solid series for Genndy Tartakovsky and Paul Rudish to work on their aniamtion chops.

The Rowdy Ruff Boys (1999) – The Powerpuff Girls Episode Guide

Sore over being foiled again and again by the Powerpuff Girls, Mojo devises his most threatening scheme yet. Using armpit hair in place of snakes, escargot in place of snails and Puppy’s tail- plus a little eau de jailhouse toilette as a Chemical X stand-in, Mojo creates the Rowdyruff Boys.

When the action moves to high above Townsville, the Boys kick in a secret weapon (enhanced by a gas-producing lunch) and leave the Girls beyond help. Or so it seems.

The tears of Townsvillains are enough to bring them back to life, but how can they defeat their pint-sized nemeses? Enter Ms. Bellum, who imparts the bit of feminine wisdom that proves to be the Boys’ undoing.

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Kabong Kabong’s Kabong (1960) – Quick Draw McGraw Cartoon Episode Guide

Kabong Kabong's Kabong (1960)

Kabong Kabong's Kabong (1960)

CotD: The third cartoon television production created by Hanna-Barbera, Quick Draw McGraw had an alter-ego El Kabong was featured in “Kabong Kabong’s Kabong“.

Kabong Kabong’s Kabong (1960) – Quick Draw McGraw Cartoon Episode Guide

Horseface Harry disguises himself as El Kabong to rob banks, so Quick Draw and Baba Looey must stop the impostor.

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Charlotte’s Web (1973) – Hanna-Barbera Feature Length Theatrical Cartoon

Charlotte's Web (1973) - Hanna-Barbera Feature Length Theatrical

Charlotte's Web (1973) - Hanna-Barbera Feature Length Theatrical

CotD: Hanna-Barbera’s third movie “Charlotte’s Web “, and the first to be a Paramount Pictures release.

Charlotte’s Web (1973) – Hanna-Barbera Feature Length Theatrical Cartoon

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen. And with the help of Templeton the rat, Wilbur protects Charlotte’s offspring.

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A Scooby-Doo Valentine (2005) – What’s New, Scooby-Doo? Cartoon Episode Guide

A Scooby-Doo Valentine (2005) - What's New, Scooby-Doo?

A Scooby-Doo Valentine (2005) - What's New, Scooby-Doo?

CotD: A lot of cartoons released today- 5 Simpsons, and 5 Looney tunes! We are going with “A Scooby-Doo Valentine” as an early VD present to our readers!

A Scooby-Doo Valentine (2005) – What’s New, Scooby-Doo? Cartoon Episode Guide

Scooby and the gang become the prime suspects of a series of Valentine’s Day kidnappings, while Shaggy catches up with an old girlfriend. Featuring the guest voices of Joey Lauren Adams, Dan Castellaneta, Harland Williams and *NSYNC’s JC Chasez.

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Robichaux, Susser to rewrite live “Jetsons” movie

The Jetsons

The Jetsons

The duo of Van Robichaux and Evan Susser has been hired by Warner Bros. to rewrite its live-action movie version of Hanna-Barbera Studios series The Jetsons.

In 1990, Universal released a big-screen cartoon feature film, Jetsons: The Movie. It was directed by Hanna-Barbera co-founder Joseph Barbera, one of the creators of the original 1962 TV show.

Donald De Line and Denise Di Novi are producing the live-action version, which Di Novi has been working on for over than a decade with a number of different writers. Adam F. Goldberg has been the most recent screenwriter.

Robichaux and Susser co-created the TV series What’s Going On? with Mike Mitchell. Recently, the two received considerable attention for their script Chewie, a humorous look at the making of Star Wars from the point of view of Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew.