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73 Responses to 15 (Painfully) Unforgettable Cartoon Theme Songs

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
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    December 8, 2007 at 1:41 pm
    Link: 15 (Painfully) Unforgettable Cartoon Theme Songs - Here are the 15 cartoon theme songs from the past, tenaciously hogging your mental hard drive space.
  2. Profile photo of AKappy
    AKappy Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 12:32 am
    I`m already so low on mental hard drive space as it is...
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    macedonpimp Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 12:39 am
    o god, now im gonna go 2 skool on mon singin "GO, GO, POWER RANGERS!!"
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    full_of_rage Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 12:39 am
    I could sing along to Tiny Toon Adventures, Transformers, Thundercats, Sonic the Hedgehog, Power Rangers, duck tales, animaniacs, and batman.

    Apparently I watched too many brain washing cartoons as a child.

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    BakaNeko728 Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 12:41 am
    hahaha that was.... fun lol. singing along to TMNT
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    Resilience Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 12:42 am
    Tiny Toons and Animaniacs!
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    Resilience Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 12:51 am
    You know, I`m surprised they don`t have the Pinky and the Brain theme song on there.
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    Pikachu42 Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 12:52 am
    these bring back so many good memories...i`m all nostalgic now....
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    liniarc Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 12:58 am
    I an thankful I hadn`t ever had these inserted into my mental hard drive when I was younger. I am unthankful that that they are inserted into my mental hard drive now.
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    kribbe Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:06 am
    some of thier vids were gone...
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    Alcippe Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:07 am
    I actually did have the Turtles theme song on my ipod awhile ago. i took it off when i first heard the new movie was coming out. and sonic brought back memories. i used to watch it in the morning while i ate breakfast before school.
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    LordJonathan Male 70 & Over
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:14 am
    That list was missing a ton of good ones!! Like Swat Cats and SilverHawks or even Freakazoid.
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    R_U_Kidding Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:14 am
    Oh, nostalgia. :-) I really loved most of those shows when I was little.

    "They`re the world`s most fearsome fighting team!
    They`re heroes on the half-shell...AND THEY`RE GREEN!!"

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    Pabasa Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:19 am
    They were already on my hard disk. This just brought them out onto my RAM.
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    fodarexiii Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:27 am
    Where`s Rescue Rangers?

    Duck Tales and TMNT are the best cartoons ever. Period.

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    neoretro Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:49 am
    uhh.. pinky and the brain would have been a... no brainer
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    mastercif Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:54 am
    wheres pokemon? ahhh this brings back soo many memories...and watching the GI Joe one again is kind of scary because its pretty similar to certain communist videos that were used to brainwash kids in the USSR
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    justdidit Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 2:13 am
    that was one of my favorite IAB posts EVERRRR...so great...REALLY brought me back...and I guess I could sing all but the GI Joe song cause it was a little before my time
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    GrnFantasic Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 2:14 am
    I still remember how to sing animaniacs and have the mental images of the picture parts... Oh my youth so wasted...
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    lockedup Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 2:25 am
    I hadn`t heard of 8 of those 15 shows and I was glued to the TV as a kid... *Goes to add the Power Rangers opener to the ol` myspace*
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    Manar Male 30-39
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    December 9, 2007 at 2:54 am
    Where is Darkwing duck ? No list like this is complete without "the terror that flaps in the night"
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    iseeisee Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 3:51 am
    mwhah i used to have a sword as a kid that when you swooshed it it would do that kick ass part from the power rangers theme tune.

    sigh
    good times

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    Willowpuff Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 4:22 am
    BY THE POWER OF GREYSKULL!!!

    YESS!!!!


    Go go power rangers. I`m sorry but that is the BEST cartoon song.

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    Goldfishgal Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 4:55 am
    I didn`t know any other show than the Tiny Toons which btw is da bomb
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    BigWaFuu Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 5:40 am
    no darkwing duck or pokemon? But they throw in Some sports pop thing and Mighty Max. Those two themes right there are extremely forgettable. I can`t remember them even though I just heard them 5 minutes ago!
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    Mantistador Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 6:10 am
    i wouldnt dare watch it for fear of remembering the songs, it took me years as it is to get them out of my head...
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    shizzamX Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 7:09 am
    where`s captain planet?!
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    CheesyQueso Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 8:05 am
    this doesnt bring back any memories for me cause i still watch em in summer...
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    shiggin Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 8:07 am
    I loved tiny toon adventures :P:P
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    Tom_Snake Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 8:12 am
    oh god, i loved each and every one of these......when i was a kid, of course....not now....damn u all
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    PsychoSis11 Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 8:43 am
    Hellz ya Animaniacs and Tiny Toons! I used to watch them every Saturday morning!
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    DBtG Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 9:23 am
    Yeah man, Captain Planet!
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    Eichenkatze Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 9:25 am
    Oh come on now, Tiny Toons wasn`t so bad.. nor was Animaniacs!
    It`s creepy i remember some of these from back when. He-man haha.. god i hated that intro. I used to turn it off when it would start, not going to stop now!
    Transformers still come on early in the morning on Cartoon Network (for those who get it)
    Thundercats sucked. Enough said.
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    Muser Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 10:19 am
    I have to agree with those that said Darkwing Duck shoulda been there. Lets...get.....dangerous.lol
    Was a good list anyway though.
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    scar104 Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 10:30 am
    GODDAMMIT! I KNOW ALL OF THEM!
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    atlacatl Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 10:41 am
    you know... it was also missing the inspector gadget animated series theme...
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    Shanir Male 30-39
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    December 9, 2007 at 11:01 am
    no dungeon and dragons?

    Carmen san diago wtf where are the real good ones1
    Captain Planet?????
    The Racoons

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    catsrule313 Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 11:58 am
    i LOVED animaniacs when i was little!!!! and i still remember how the song goes even though its not on anymore.
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    AMU Female 18-29
    119 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 11:59 am
    what about SilverHawks??...and Samurai Pizza Cats?...tsk tsk tsk!!

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=OMBfm3vUB6M

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=bXiJYcK4-GU

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    AMU Female 18-29
    119 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 12:00 pm
    very true...Captain Planet too!

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=OHj7VDd8lw0

    I remember hearing "Soviet Union" and next thing I knew, it didn`t exist anymore hahaha

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    natakalt Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 12:41 pm
    I don`t agree much with the list, only with the tiny toons, power rangers and animaniacs.

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    StapleMeElmo Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:16 pm
    Mastercif, Pokemon has too many songs already.
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    shortsagitar Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 1:17 pm
    i didnt know any of them by heart. i knew a few words here and there. but seriously. in 10 years you KNOW spongebob will b on the list
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    jkahoon Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 2:02 pm
    Out of all of those, I only knew Tiny Toons and Power Rangers. Most of those were "boy" cartoons that I couldn`t be bothered with.
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    ICame Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 2:23 pm
    O lawd. I remember like all of these. The Gummy Bears question came to me automatically. I was expecting Darkwing Duck, though. But it`s all good.
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    pidwidgeon Female 18-29
    600 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 2:24 pm
    Power Rangers, Tiny Toons, and Animaniacs!!!! Swear I love them all. I still know Tiny Toons word for word.
    Seriously, Pinky andthe Brain should be up there.
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    seraphimboy Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 3:41 pm
    pffft They Forgot Chip And Dale I Think I Know A Few Too Manny Of Them As It Stands Tho...
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    jebler Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 3:45 pm
    to lazy to read comments past about the 8th one.

    pinky and the brain was part of animaniacs. it always came on part way thru the animaniacs show. i can understand them deciding not to use both songs. i completely forgot about gummy bears. i didnt start to remember it till half way thru the ting. tiny toon adventures was the only think i could sing along with.

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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 4:13 pm
    this post doesn`t amuse me
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    PontaFanta Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 4:32 pm
    They forgot Pokemon....really?
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    xxminglexx Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 5:17 pm
    Umm.... Anyone else think of a different Sonic the Hedgehog theme song? Because I know there`s another one, I used to watch it every morning.

    But I think Doug and Pepper Ann still top my list.

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    Djer Male 18-29
    842 posts
    December 9, 2007 at 5:28 pm
    This left out a lot of good ones. What about Swat Kats?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUcEElPqS...

    Or Chip and Dale, Rescue Rangers?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2e5q6ubDl...

    Or Darkwing Duck?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BR8EV2GO6...

    Or Digimon?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYcoqNJ9W...

    I found a great video on Youtube...It`s a full 30 minutes worth of 90`s shows opening themes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmcKGcKW7...

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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 5:30 pm
    Its a good thing I didnt actually listen to any of those then...
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    EvilSock737 Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 5:42 pm
    I loved Animaniacs!!!
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    EvilSock737 Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 5:42 pm
    OMG, they didn`t put Freakazoid!!!
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    whyaskwhy Female 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 6:13 pm
    a bit before my time. but for some reason i recognized most of them anyway, i guess because they`re all painfully unforgettable.
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    dragonrice Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 6:19 pm
    What the hell! They didn`t add Carebears and Captain Planet to the list?!
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    runeguy37 Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 6:24 pm
    As for the people asking about pokemon, I think this list was compiled by somebody a bit older. Also can I cite the complete lack of Captain Planet?
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    Lost_In_Time Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 6:28 pm
    I`m glad others were outraged by the lack of Captain Planet. Pokemon wasn`t an early 90`s show, it was released in the US at either `98 or `99. I remember the first time it aired on FOX, I watched it before going to school and fell in love with the idea, so I went and bought the gameboy game. :-D
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    Novem006 Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 7:48 pm
    at one point or another i think i watched twelve out of the fifteen. That`s really sad!

    "They`re animaniacs!!"

    "Turtle power!"

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    Fayth Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 8:07 pm
    What, no Smurfs?
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    freddyferret Male 40-49
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    December 9, 2007 at 8:26 pm
    Don`t be dissing the Animaniacs, they still rock. I didn`t know some of those shows, probably because they sucked so hard.
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    dre5922 Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 8:37 pm
    WTF, the instant I saw Tail Spin on here I freaked, honestly that song is probably the best intro song for a cartoon ever. EVER!
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    ja_shep Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 9:52 pm
    WOW! i totally forgot about a lot of these!!!
    I think it`s kind of funny that my sister who iiiis two years older than me was a pokemaniac before i was! I was alrerady gone to school in the morning when it came on and she introduced me to it one day when i pretended to be sick.
    It`s funny because she tried to explain iit to me and I thought she was a total idiot!:-P

    butthen she faded out and I rose to the top of Victory Road!!!!......nostalgia....

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    derangedingo Male 13-17
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    December 9, 2007 at 9:55 pm
    i don`t know a single kid at my high school who couldn`t pick up the theme song from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air at any point in the song given.

    And, ANIMANIACS FTW!!
    That show was hilarious! I watched it till I was like 11 and they stopped airing it on Cartoon Network :(

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    Bekll Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 10:12 pm
    This sucks. Almost all of them I have never seen or heard of!
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    sulu Male 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 10:16 pm
    I think Captain Planet wins as the most annoying yet memorable

    Earth!, Fire!, Wind, Water, Heart! GO PLANET
    BY YOUR POWERS COMBINED I AM CAPTAIN PLANET!!!

    also Superman: THe Animated series also had a good beginning. So did Justice League: Unlimited.

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    chikoori Female 18-29
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    December 9, 2007 at 11:23 pm
    I swear I`ve seen this before...
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    ParanoiDroid Female 13-17
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    December 10, 2007 at 12:56 pm
    umm... scooby doo anyone?
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    JazzyPiano Female 18-29
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    December 10, 2007 at 2:39 pm
    xxminglexx, I think there used to be two different sonic cartoons at the time: the more cartoony one with Scratch and Grounder and then the more dramatic one with the Freedom Fighters
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    Batmanners Male 18-29
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    December 10, 2007 at 10:40 pm
    No Darkwing Duck?
    Also no Ghostbusters.
    Transformers, TMNT and Sonic were the shizznit.
    Biker Mice from Mars would have kicked arse too.
    Even, get this, CowBoys form Moo Mesa! And Bucky O` Hare.
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    swtdreams285 Female 18-29
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    December 11, 2007 at 4:02 pm
    I miss my youth. I loved these (except the He-Man dude) cartoons.
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    Denmarkian Male 18-29
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    December 12, 2007 at 11:31 pm
    The thing to keep in mind about the linked article is that the _15_ cartoon intros were considered PAINFULLY UNFORGETTABLE by the author(s). This has absolutely no bearing on other cartoons, whose intros were painfully unforgettable or no.

    That being said, I highly disagree with the rankings of said 15 shows. I can`t believe they ranked Tiny Toons at the bottom yet had Animaniacs at the top. Had Tiny Toons`, with their self-explanatory narration, not been such a hit in the early `90s, no one would have written the Animaniacs` intro in such a similar manner.

    Also, I guess I`m too much of a "classic" Transformers fanboy. I love that damn song.

    However, I really, REALLY hate the Mighty Max show. Then again, I found the toys long before the show was created and thought that aping on the concept was a stupid idea. Add to that the casting of Rob Paulsen, who has played more cartoon characters than ANYONE, EVER.

    Ah well, t`was fun with the nostalgia and all.

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