With Ruby-Spears Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Child's Play (1988)

R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

6.6
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58 Metascore

A single mother gives her son a much sought-after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.

Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, Brad Dourif

Votes: 82,425 | Gross: $33.24M

2. Child's Play 3 (1991)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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27 Metascore

Chucky returns for revenge against Andy, the young boy who defeated him, and now a teenager living in a military academy.

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Justin Whalin, Perrey Reeves, Jeremy Sylvers, Travis Fine

Votes: 33,956 | Gross: $14.96M

3. Police Academy: The Series (1988–1989)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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The further adventures of the Police Academy (1984) gang.

Stars: Ron Rubin, Howard Morris, Denise Pidgeon, Dan Hennessey

Votes: 733

4. Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990 TV Short)

Unrated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.8
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Many different cartoon stars like Bugs Bunny, the Muppet Babies and Garfield join forces to convince a teenager that drugs aren't cool.

Directors: Milton Gray, Marsh Lamore, Robert Shellhorn, Mike Svayko, Karen Peterson | Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Jeff Bergman, Townsend Coleman, Wayne Collins

Votes: 958

5. Thundarr the Barbarian (1980–1981)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.5
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Thundarr the Barbarian and his companions Ookla the Mok and Princess Ariel wander a devastated future Earth and fight evil wherever they find it.

Stars: Henry Corden, Robert Ridgely, Nellie Bellflower, Dick Tufeld

Votes: 1,104

6. Rambo (1986)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action

6.4
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On Colonel Trautman's request, John Rambo leads special unit The Force of Freedom against paramilitary terrorist organization S.A.V.A.G.E. (Specialist-Administrators of Vengeance, Anarchy and Global Extortion) all over the globe.

Stars: Neil Ross, Alan Oppenheimer, Mona Marshall, James Avery

Votes: 573

7. Centurions (1986)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Family

7.7
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The adventures of a unit of elite soldiers who wear special frames that accept various weapons and transportation equipment teleported from a space station.

Stars: Pat Fraley, Neil Ross, Vince Edwards, Ron Feinberg

Votes: 1,467

8. Alvin & the Chipmunks (1983–1990)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

6.7
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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.

Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker, Dody Goodman

Votes: 2,676

9. Superman (1988– )

30 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.1
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The Man of Steel fights evil in the city of Metropolis and beyond. Each episode ends with a short vignette about key events from Kal-El's youth on Earth.

Stars: Beau Weaver, Ginny McSwain, Mark L. Taylor, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 684

10. The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show (1979– )

TV-G | 120 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.5
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The adventures of the original stretchable superhero and various other characters.

Stars: Joe Baker, Michael Bell, Melendy Britt, John Stephenson

Votes: 351

11. Mega Man (1994–1995)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.6
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Based off of the popular video game, Megaman. In the year 200X, robot scientists Dr. Thomas Light and Dr. Albert Wily were completing their special project, robot assistants, which will ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian James Corlett, Scott McNeil, Jim Byrnes, Terry Klassen

Votes: 776

12. Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour (1982–1983)

TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

6.5
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A 1982 cartoon series featuring animated versions of characters from Mork and Mindy, Laverne and Shirley, and Happy Days, all part of the same franchise.

Stars: Frank Welker, Robin Williams, Pam Dawber, Penny Marshall

Votes: 256

13. Heathcliff (1980–1984)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

6.6
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Scruffy Alley cat rules his neighborhood. Rejected monsters drive about doing odd jobs. Clumsy, lovable great dane gets into mischief without meaning to.

Stars: Mel Blanc, Henry Corden, Don Messick, Marilyn Schreffler

Votes: 1,922

14. Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa (1992–1994)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.3
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In the 1800's, a mysterious comet hits the U.S. southwest, transforming the local cattle and animals into their own version of the old west called Moo Mesa, complete with several lawmen dealing with bizarre outlaws.

Stars: Jim Cummings, Jeff Bennett, Pat Fraley, Jodi Carlisle

Votes: 231

15. Punky Brewster (1985–1987)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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The adventures of Punky Brewster and her pet Glomer, who was a magical leprechaun gopher.

Stars: Vince Edwards, Alejandro Garay, Patti Glick, David Mendenhall

Votes: 240

16. I Love the Chipmunks Valentine Special (1984 TV Short)

24 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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Brittany falls for Alvin's alter-ego character, the classic spoof of Don Diego de la Vega or of the post-modernist Tyler Durden. Alvin must make a choice between his real self and his alter-ego self to keep Brittany loving him again.

Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Janice Karman, Ross Bagdasarian Jr.

Votes: 76

17. Dragon's Lair (1984–1985)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.8
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The comical adventures of a brave if klutzy knight and his companions who live in a fantastical medieval kingdom. Just like in the classic arcade the show is based on, the viewers are asked to guess which path leads the hero to safety.

Stars: Arthur Burghardt, Michael Mish, Fred Travalena, Ellen Gerstell

Votes: 131

18. Dink, the Little Dinosaur (1989–1991)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.3
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A small Apatosaurus and his friends learn important life lessons through adventures.

Stars: Anndi McAfee, R.J. Williams, S. Scott Bullock, Frank Welker

Votes: 233

19. The Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Puppy Hour (1982)

60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.8
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Scooby, Scrappy, and Shaggy travel the world doing various things. Unlike its predecessors, this is not a mystery series.

Stars: Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North

Votes: 1,425

20. Chuck Norris: Karate Kommandos (1986)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Family

5.8
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Chuck Norris is an operative for the United States government who has a team consisting of Pepper, a technological genius, Kimo, a Samurai warrior, Reed, his apprentice, Tabe, a Sumo ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Fontana, Kathy Garver, Robert Ito, Bill Martin

Votes: 189

21. Mister T (1983–1985)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Action, Animation

5.8
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Mr. T and his young gymnastics team fight crime whenever they encounter it on their tour.

Stars: Mr. T, Cathy Cavadini, Siu Ming Carson, Teddy Field III

Votes: 297

22. Turbo Teen (1984– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.6
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The adventures of a boy who can physically transform into a living car.

Stars: T.K. Carter, Pat Fraley, Pamela Hayden, Michael Mish

Votes: 180

23. Saturday Supercade (1983–1985)

TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Family, Adventure

6.9
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Saturday morning cartoon series featuring the adventures of popular video game characters.

Stars: Michael Bell, Jack DeLeon, Alan Dinehart, Walker Edmiston

Votes: 112

24. Sectaurs (1986– )

30 min | Animation, Family, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Sectuars was a syndicated miniseries, comprised of five half-hour segments. Symbion, an idyllic planet, fell victim to a misbegotten lab experiment. The resultant insect-like mutants, ... See full summary »

Stars: Arthur Burghardt, Peter Cullen, Laurie Faso, Dan Gilvezan

Votes: 63

25. Lazer Tag Academy (1986– )

30 min | Family, Animation, Adventure

6.3
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Jamie Jaren travels from 2986 to 1986 for joining forces with her ancestors to stop evil Draxon Drear.

Stars: Susan Blu, Booker Bradshaw, Philip L. Clarke, Pat Fraley

Votes: 69

26. Fangface (1978– )

G | 30 min | Action, Animation, Family

6.1
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A teenage werewolf and his friends investigate mysteries.

Stars: Frank Welker, Bart Braverman, Susan Blu, Jerry Dexter

Votes: 104

27. Alf Loves a Mystery (1987 TV Movie)

Family

6.5
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ALF (short for Alien Life Form) and Benji Gregory explore an shabby mansion hoping to find hidden treasure. During their search, they manage to preview the NBC's Saturday morning schedule of 1987.

Director: Tony Singletary | Stars: Paul Fusco, Shannen Doherty, Stephen Furst, Benji Gregory

Votes: 45

28. Back to Next Saturday (1985 TV Short)

30 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.4
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A preview of NBC's Saturday morning lineup in 1985, in which Blair reads Rudy to sleep and Rudy dreams that she's trapped in the "Dream Zone" and, accompanied by other characters from Saturday morning shows, must get back.

Director: Lee Bernhardi | Stars: Steve Alterman, Casey Ellison, Ami Foster, Soleil Moon Frye

Votes: 20

29. Rubik, the Amazing Cube (1983–1984)

30 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.6
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Four kids discover that their Rubik's cube is alive, and endowed with amazing powers. They befriend the cube, and they decide the best use for its powers is solving mysteries.

Stars: Ron Palillo, Michael Saucedo, Jennifer Fajardo, Michael Bell

Votes: 86

30. Rose Petal Place (1984 TV Short)

22 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.5
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Rose-Petal Place is an abandoned Victorian mansion surrounded by a garden. Little Rose-Petal was created one day when her mistress, in a moment of distress, cried upon her garden and her tears crystallized, bringing her to life.

Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Marie Osmond, Susan Blu, Candy Ann Brown, Renae Jacobs

Votes: 55

31. A Chipmunk Reunion (1985 TV Short)

30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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The chipmunks are discussing when they were born and began to argue. They wanted to go and find their mother but Dave doesn't let them. The chipettes are invited round while the chipmunks ... See full summary »

Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Janice Karman, Ross Bagdasarian Jr., June Foray

Votes: 71

32. Goldie Gold and Action Jack (1981–1982)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Adventure, Animation

7.6
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The adventures of a wealthy young woman and her male reporter partner.

Stars: Booker Bradshaw, Henry Corden, Peter Cullen, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 48

33. The Puppy's Further Adventures (1982– )

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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Separated from his human family, Petey the Puppy and his canine friends travel around in search of them.

Stars: Michael Bell, Peter Cullen, Billy Jayne, Nancy McKeon

Votes: 51

34. Beauty and the Beast (1983 TV Movie)

60 min | Animation, Family

8.1
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In order to save the life of her father, Beauty agrees to stay forever in the Beast's castle, not realizing he is really a handsome prince who is under the spell of a fairy.

Director: Rudy Larriva | Stars: Linda Gary, Stacy Keach Sr., Paul Kirby, Janet Waldo

Votes: 8

35. A Mouse, a Mystery and Me (1987 TV Movie)

Family, Mystery

6.2
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A Christmas special about a world-class mystery-writing mouse who spends Christmas Eve with his sleuthing partners tracking down a missing Santa. The special combines live-action footage with an animated character, Alex the mouse.

Director: Randy Bradshaw | Stars: Darcy Marta, Lloyd Bochner, Dinah Gaston, Laura Press

Votes: 20

36. Skysurfer Strike Force (1995– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Follow the adventures of Jack Holister, an extraordinary skydiver who leads a group of vigilante crime fighters known as the Skysurfer Strike Force. Jack's mission is to seek out and defeat... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Dobson, Ellen Kennedy, Venus Terzo, Michael Donovan

Votes: 54

37. Cabbage Patch Kids: First Christmas (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 23 min | Animation, Family

6.8
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The Cabbage Patch Kids go to the big city so that they can find the Christmas Spirit.

Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Hal Smith, Tress MacNeille, Arthur Burghardt, Neil Ross

Votes: 70

38. Robo Force: The Revenge of Nazgar (1984 TV Short)

22 min | Animation, Short, Action

6.2
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Director: John Kimball | Stars: Ron Feinberg, John Stephenson, B.J. Ward, David Mendenhall

Votes: 16

39. Fangface and Fangpuss (1979– )

G | 13 min | Animation, Family

6.8
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Stars: Susan Blu, Bart Braverman, Henry Corden, Frank Welker

Votes: 26

40. Piggsburg Pigs! (1990– )

Animation

5.5
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Add a Plot

Stars: Harvey Atkin, Robert Bockstael, Robert Cait, Len Carlson

Votes: 12

41. Mighty Man and Yukk (1979–1980)

11 min | Animation, Action, Crime

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Millionaire Brandon Brewster uses a machine to reduce himself to only a few inches in height and give himself superpowers, including super-strength and flight; in this form, he's the costumed crime fighter Mighty Man.

Stars: Peter Cullen, Frank Welker

42. Laugh Busters (1984 TV Movie)

60 min | Family

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While getting ready to promote the new 1984 fall Saturday morning line-up, the Director D.W. and his assistant are interrupted by the infamous Gargamore O'Dette who plans to bring down the ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Regas | Stars: Steve Alterman, James Avery, Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Thom Bray

43. Rose Petal Place: Real Friends (1985 TV Movie)

G | 30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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Nastina is up to her old tricks and tries to ruin Violet's stage debut.

Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Marie Osmond, Susan Blu, Marilyn Schreffler, Renae Jacobs

Votes: 13

44. Rickety Rocket (1979–1980)

23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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In the far future, four African-American teenagers and Rickety Rocket, their makeshift sentient, talking rocket run the Far Out Detective Agency and solve mysteries.

Stars: Johnny Brown, Al Fann

45. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: Scruffy (1980)

TV-Y | 72 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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Scruffy is a puppy you'll definitely fall in love with. In the tradition of Bambi, Scruffy is an orphan, alone and frightened. Rather than the freedom of the forest, Scruffy must wander the... See full synopsis »

Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Nancy McKeon, Hans Conried, Michael Bell, June Foray

Votes: 164

46. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: Jirimpimbira: An African Folk Tale (1995)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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As Temba returns to his village bearing a bundle of wood for his mother, members of his village take a stick or two from the bundle for their own use as he passes. Each thanks him and ... See full synopsis »

Director: Ron Myrick | Stars: Diahann Carroll, Paul Winfield, James Avery, Meshach Taylor

47. CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984–1996)
Episode: The Day They Came to Arrest the Book (1987)

47 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Uncomfortable with racist language in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn", a high school student and his parents attempt to get the book removed from the school's library.

Director: Gilbert Moses | Stars: Jonathan Crombie, Réal Andrews, Jeremy Ratchford, Jessica Steen

Votes: 17

48. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: Bunnicula, the Vampire Rabbit (1982)

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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When strange accidents happen at the factory where Mr. Monroe works, and vegetables are drained of their juices, the neighbors as well as Harold the dog and Chester the cat suspect that the new-found family bunny is really a vampire.

Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Willie Tyler, Jack Carter, Howard Morris, Alan Dinehart

Votes: 92

49. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: The Incredible Detectives (1979)

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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When a young boy is abducted from a museum, his pet bulldog, Siamese cat and crow team up to rescue him.

Director: Rudy Larriva | Stars: Marlene Aragon, Laurie Main, Frank Welker, Stan Freberg

Votes: 8

50. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: The Magic Flute (1994)

TV-Y | 44 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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Based on the opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, this story is about a young prince who was given a magical flute by the Queen of the night to help him find the princess and return her to the... See full summary »

Directors: Marlene Robinson May, Ron Myrick | Stars: Michael York, Samantha Eggar, Joely Fisher, Mark Hamill

Votes: 44


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