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11 Cartoons We Loved In The 80s That No One Remembers Today

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It's funny how nostalgia works: certain TV shows are talked about and fondly remembered to this day, while others are forgotten before they're even finished. We loved watching these 11 cartoons when they first aired in the 1980s, but good luck finding someone who remembers them all!

1. BraveStarr

BraveStarr and Thirty/Thirty.DenOfGeek

This strange space opera about a pair of lawmen on the New Texas planet was actually a spin-off of the Ghostbusters cartoon. Sheriff BraveStarr and his robo-horse Thirty/Thirty defended the planet from rustlers and outlaws like Stampede and Tex Hex.

These days, it's remembered mainly for this questionable PSA about space drugs.

2. M.A.S.K

The crime fighters of the Mobile Armored Strike Kommand (M.A.S.K.) fought the nefarious forces of the Vicious Evil Network Of Mayhem (V.E.N.O.M.), boy did we love acronyms in the '80s. Was this show a shameless promotion for a line of transforming toy vehicles? Yes, but we loved every second of it!

3. The Raccoons

This Canadian series made its way to the Disney Channel here in America, where we watched Bert the raccoon and his woodland friends foil evil businessman Cyril Sneer's plots. Everything about this show - including music, animation and writing - was top notch. But it's clear the animators have never seen a real aardvark.

The resemblance is uncanny.

4. Snorks

These aquatic critters who lived in Snorkland and sported snorkels on their head never measured up to the Smurfs, who they were clearly inspired by, but their adventures were a lot of fun. Voice actor Frank Welker revealed he once had to voice "a sneezing lobster" for an episode of this show.

5. Beverly Hills Teens

Before we were obsessed with 90210, and before Saved by the Bell even existed, we loved to watch this cartoon about the Teen Club, who lived in Beverly Hills, shopped on Rodeo Drive and spent time on their family yachts. Was it shallow? Yes! But still lots of fun.

This next cartoon is one of my all-time favorites...

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