Every kid who grew up with TV is definitely familiar with the dozens of cartoon mascots that companies used to use to market things to us (or more specifically, things we begged our parents to buy). Did you know a ton of these mascots date all the way back to the 50s and 60s? In the case of these 12 mascots, they went through some pretty dramatic changes since then.
When we were kids, Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, and Hollywood Squares were not the game shows we wanted to watch. If it wasn't kids competing and no one was getting slimed, what was the point? That's why Nickelodeon TV shows were so important to us! We got to imagine ourselves running Legends Of The Hidden Temple or being mesmerized by the VR technology on Arcade. But there are some things about your favorite game shows you may not have known.1. Marc Summers Had OCDNickelodeonHost of arguably the messiest show on television, Summers had a severe case of OCD. He
Roseanne will be back in just a few short months, but now is the best time to catch up on our old favorites. There are a lot of things about the classic series that we may not know, and it might change how you feel about the revival. ABCRoseanne Barr's first TV show obviously helped her career, but how much do you really know about the classic sitcom? Find out now! 1. Because Roseanne was successful, other stand up comedians got their own showsSplitsiderBetween Roseanne and Seinfeld, TV executives were realizing that stand up comedians were a great resource for
Thunder...Thunder...ThunderCats! Even today, every time we hear those words it takes us right back to the 80s, when after school wind down meant tuning in to watch a badass group of feline humanoids from planet Thundera fend off their enemies, who followed them to Third Earth. The show was so good that it spawned comic books, toys and video games. It may not have been as popular as GI: Joe or Transformers, but those who watched it religiously knew that the show had heart and taught us many lessons. ThunderCats eventually faded into obscurity, but fans of the
If your childhood was anything like mine, you probably wore out the tapes of movies like Ernest Goes to Camp by playing them over and over again.Still hilarious.Buena VistaBut you also probably wondered the same question I did: who was Ernest? Obviously we knew that Ernest was a funny guy who always wore the same clothes and got into wacky hijinks, but why did they make so many movies about this Ernest guy anyways? It turns out that the character had a long and interesting career."KnowwhuImean?"Hey Vern It's ErnestErnest was played by