Classic TV Animated Intro Songs of the '80sby ElMaruecan82 | created - 12 May 2018 | updated - 12 May 2018 | Public
This is nostalgia time, to the lucky ones whose childhood coincided with the 80's and those who had the luck to catch many re-runs in the early 90's, here's a selection of animated TV series (American, European, Anime etc.) whose intro songs* transcended the passing of years and are still hitting a sensitive chord whenever they listen to them. (If you don't remember any of them, you won't have a hard time finding them on Youtube)
Which of these classic TV animated intro of the '80s is your favorite?
After voting, you might discuss the list here
*there's got to be lyrics, dude! No instrumental intros allowed!
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3. Denver, the Last Dinosaur (1988–1990)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When an unusually intelligent dinosaur unexpectedly hatches from a fossilized egg in present-day California, a friendly group of human teenagers adopts him and teaches him how to hide from prying eyes and master skateboarding.
6. Spartakus and the Sun Beneath the Sea (1985–1987)
TV-Y7 | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An underground civilization named Arkadia launches an expedition for exploring the world of the surface to restore its fading sun.
7. Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds (1981– )
24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In 17th century France, young Dogtanian travels to Paris to fulfill his ambition to become one of the King's Musketeers. He befriends Athos, Porthos and Aramis and falls in love with Juliette. A doggy version of the tale.
14. The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin (1987–1988)
TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Illiop Teddy Ruxpin (Illiops being bear-like creatures) leaves his homeland in Rillonia with his friend Grubby, an octopede, in search of adventure. They meet up with an inventor named ... See full summary »
15. The Smurfs (1981–1990)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Smurfs are little blue creatures that live in mushroom houses in a forest inhabited mainly by their own kind. The smurfs average daily routine is attempting to avoid Gargomel, an evil man who wants to kill our little blue friends.
17. Diplodo (1987–1988)
Adventure, Animation, Family
The series Diplodo focuses on five dinosaur-like creatures, known as the diplodorians. These creatures are from Diplodorianrex, the sister planet of Earth, which lies in the fourth ... See full summary »
19. Lucky Luke (1983–1984)
30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An animated series based on the European comic book about an American cowboy described as "The man who shoots faster than his shadow." Lucky Luke, with his horse Double Six, travels the Old... See full summary »
20. Alvin & the Chipmunks (1983–1990)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Three chipmunk brothers, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore. The trio have been adopted by and are living with Dave (human). Each show finds the boys getting into trouble and new and unusual situations.
21. The Care Bears Family (1985–1988)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The Care Bears live in a faraway place up in the clouds called Care-a-Lot. They travel around the world on Missions in Caring, whilst evil villains such as Professor Coldheart and Lord No Heart, try to thwart their plans.
23. Around the World with Willy Fog (1981– )
TV-G | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A furry version of Jules Verne's classic adventure story of a British gentleman's challenge to circumnavigate the world in 80 days.
25. Saint Seiya (1986–1989)
TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A group a young warriors known as 'Saints', each in possession of a 'cloth' guarded by a different constellation, must protect the reincarnation of the goddess Athena as she attempts to keep the Earth from being destroyed by evil forces.