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This is what the Saturday morning TV lineup looked like 40 years ago

Cartoons will never be as good as they were in 1976.

Saturday morning cartoons were a staple of almost everyone's childhood. Whether it was watching Scooby Doo and the gang solve mysteries or the Marshall family's latest adventure, the weekend couldn't start without a healthy fill of television. Waking up on Saturdays was definitely a lot more fun back then thanks to these programs.

Here's a look at what the Saturday morning lineup was like in 1976. Revisit your most cherished shows — and remember some you probably forgot about. 

Which network do you think had the best Saturday morning lineup? What were you watching?


8AM - The Tom and Jerry/Grape Ape/Mumbly Show

9AM - Jabberjaw

9:30AM - Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour

10:30AM - The Krofft Supershow


8AM - Sylvester and Tweety

8:30AM - Bugs Bunny/Road Runner

9:30AM - Tarzan

10AM - The Shazam!/Isis Hour

11AM - Ark II

11:30AM - Clue Club


8AM - Woody Woodpecker

8:30AM - Pink Panther

10AM - McDuff, The Talking Dog

10:30AM - Monster Squad

11AM - Land of the Lost

11:30AM - Big John, Little John

Correction: We originally listed a local listing from a TV Guide in ABC 8AM slot and replaced. We apologize for the confusion.

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