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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Mike 11 days ago
10/13, I think I could/should have done better
SSLAGO 28 days ago
I ❤️ this channel.....love all the old shows !
Mcerrillo42 1 month ago
I'm so loving this channel!! I get to see all my oldie faves👌💞
Mob39 1 month ago
You got 7 out of 13 I tanked on this one! I watched a lot of cartoons but I guess I didn’t watch these 🤭🤔
Geronimo 2 months ago
Watched most of these when I was younger
11/13
DIGGER1 2 months ago
Only a true Seventies kid can name all these cartoons from 1979
You got 13 out of 13
See? There's nothing to be afraid it. It's just cartoons. How did you do?
MarkSpeck 2 months ago
12 out 13. Got Buford and Goober confused, then it hit me that Goober was from earlier in the decade!
Moverfan 2 months ago
Missed number 12. I've heard about Jason Of Star Command, but I remember watching Space Academy (lost my heart to Brian Tochi on that show). So anybody wanna guess how I voted?
MichaelSkaggs 2 months ago
I stopped watching cartoons in 1976. I only returned to watch the two "Star Wars" cartoons, "Droids" and "Ewoks" in 1985.
BrianMoore 4 months ago
9 out of 13. Then again I wasn't around in 1979
Muleskinner 10 months ago
7/13. Not a big cartoon watcher.
JoeSHill 11 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 13 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 15 months ago
13/13 and I did not watch that many cartoons in the 70s.
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