Top 10 Cartoons of the 1980s
Script written by Ryan Barnett. Superheroes, robots and ghosts – the '80s were a weird time, and the TV cartoons of the era took full advantage. Whether they were expanding on already beloved franchises, like "The Real Ghostbusters," "Muppet Babies," and "Ewoks," following some cute and cuddly new characters like "Care Bears" or "The Smurfs," or created simply to sell toys like "G.I. Joe," kids ate it up – in fact, cartoons were like soap operas for children. To mark the anniversary of the premiere episode of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" on December 14th, 1987, WatchMojo.com counts down our picks for the top 10 TV cartoons of the 1980s.