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Dec 24, 2016

It's Christmas Eve and in the spirit of the holidays we're talking about two specials from December 1981. First up is B.C. A Special Christmas (https://youtu.be/8fYh4DIwWeA) followed by A Chipmunk Christmas (https://youtu.be/vwSQ3iRoJKU). We also talk about some of the hot toys from the 1981 shopping season.

 

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Special Thanks:

Show Artwork - Kyle Ward, Gabrielle Atkins

Theme Music - Starbolt by Slime Girls

Dec 17, 2016

This week is the second half of our two-parter on the 9:30 to 11:00AM timeslot from Spring 1982. It includes more of The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Show on CBS, and The Richie Rich/Scooby-Doo Show on ABC.

 

Show Links: 

The Richie Rich/Scooby-Doo Show (ABC)

Season 1 Episode 6: http://www.toon.is/the-richie-rich-scooby-doo-show-episode-6-video_8d4736821.html

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Show (CBS)

“Duck Amuck” (1953) http://dai.ly/x2j6pt1

 

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Twitter: @SMTMPodcast

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Special Thanks:

Show Artwork - Kyle Ward, Gabrielle Atkins

Theme Music - Starbolt by Slime Girls

Dec 12, 2016

We’ve got the start of a two-parter this week as we move through Spring 1982. We’re talking about part of the 9:30 to 11:00AM timeslot, which includes The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam and Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends on NBC, and the Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Show on CBS.

 

Show Links: 

The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam (NBC)

Shazam “Flight 601 has Vanished” (S1, Ep4): http://kisscartoon.me/Cartoon/The-Kid-Super-Power-Hour-with-Shazam/Episode-04-Flight-601-Has-Vanished?id=41539

Hero High Live Action: https://youtu.be/41sXPZy6bes  

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (NBC)

“Quest Of The Red Skull” (S1, Ep13): http://dai.ly/x2emdhl

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Show (CBS)

“Broomstick Bunny” (1956) http://dai.ly/x2z3ee9

 

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Twitter: @SMTMPodcast

Email: SMTMPodcast@gmail.com

 

Special Thanks:

Show Artwork - Kyle Ward, Gabrielle Atkins

Theme Music - Starbolt by Slime Girls

Nov 27, 2016

We continue through the Spring 1982 season, and this week we have friend of the show Sarah Miduski (@SarahHMiduski) as a guest. We’re talking about the 9:00 to 9:30AM timeslot, which includes Goldie Gold and Action Jack on ABC, the second half of The Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour on CBS, and the second half of The Smurfs on NBC.

 

Show Links: 

Goldie Gold and Action Jack (ABC) – “The Return of Man Beast” (S1, Ep 12): http://dai.ly/x4ecgma

The Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour (CBS)

Zorro “Flash Flood” (Episode 2): https://youtu.be/rhjuiOC1jPc  

The Lone Ranger ”The Runaway” (Episode 16) http://dai.ly/x15atjj  

The Smurfs (NBC)

“The Fake Smurf” (S1, Ep14A 10/24/81): https://youtu.be/cF0tuyqN8a4  

“The Baby Smurf” (S1, Ep14B 10/24/81): https://youtu.be/XRhjbM3AYcE

 

Contact Us:

Twitter: @SMTMPodcast

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Special Thanks:

Show Artwork - Kyle Ward, Gabrielle Atkins

Theme Music - Starbolt by Slime Girls

Nov 20, 2016

Our trip through the Spring 1982 season continues, and this week we have friend of the show Joe Kociuba as a guest. We’re talking about the 8:30 to 9:00AM timeslot, which includes The Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour on CBS, The Smurfs on NBC, and Thundarr the Barbarian on ABC.

 

Show Links: 

The Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour (CBS) – “Tarzan and the Conquistadors” (Season 2, Episode 6): http://kisscartoon.me/Cartoon/Tarzan-Lord-of-the-Jungle/Season-02-Episode-006-Tarzan-and-the-Conquistadors?id=47590

The Smurfs (NBC) – “Sir Hefty” (S1, Ep13 10/24/81): http://dai.ly/x27mqwm

Thundarr the Barbarian (ABC) – “The Secret of the Black Pearl” (S1, Ep 1, 10/4/80): https://vimeo.com/74575537

 

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Twitter: @SMTMPodcast

Email: SMTMPodcast@gmail.com

 

Special Thanks:

Show Artwork - Kyle Ward, Gabrielle Atkins

Theme Music - Starbolt by Slime Girls

Nov 12, 2016

It’s the start of our series on the Spring 1982 season, and to celebrate we have friend of the show Kyle Ward as a guest. We’re talking about the 8:00 to 8:30AM time slot, which includes The Popeye & Olive Comedy Show on CBS, The Flintstone Comedy Show on NBC, and Super Friends on ABC.

Show Links: 

The Popeye & Olive Comedy Show (CBS)

Adventures of Popeye: “The Loneliness of the Long Distance Popeye” https://youtu.be/XSwo1EDxgp8  

Prehistoric Popeye: “Reptile Ranch” (dubbed in Finnish) https://youtu.be/UQqh8n2v0WU

The Flintstone Comedy Show (NBC) – Bedrock Cops: “Bedlam On the Bedrock Express” (12/27/80) & Captain Caveman: “The Mummy's Worse” (1/31/81) http://dai.ly/x2yuz8b

Super Friends (ABC) – “The Evil from Krypton / The Creature from the Dump / The Aircraft Terror” (S2, Ep3 - 10/10/81) http://kisscartoon.me/Cartoon/Super-Friends-1980/Series-1981-Episode-003-The-Evil-From-Krypton-The-Creature-From-The-Dump-The-Aircraft-Terror?id=47931

Contact Us:

Twitter: @SMTMPodcast

Email: SMTMPodcast@gmail.com

Special Thanks:

Show Artwork - Kyle Ward

Theme Music - Starbolt by Slime Girls

Oct 30, 2016

We’re at the end of our series on Saturday morning cartoons from the Fall of 1981. Today we’re talking about the 11:30AM to 12:00PM timeslot. This week we have; the second half of The Space Stars on NBC, The Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour on CBS, and Goldie Gold and Action Jack on ABC.

 

Show Links: 

Space Stars (NBC) Episode 17? - http://www.toon.is/space-stars-03-21-7-12-15-18-video_83ce20147.html    

The Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour (CBS)

Zorro - “Three’s a Crowd” (Season 1, Episode 1): https://youtu.be/RkiWK99I5bQ  

Tarzan - “Tarzan and the Amazon Princess” (Season 2, Episode 5) http://kisscartoon.me/Cartoon/Tarzan-Lord-of-the-Jungle/Season-02-Episode-005-Tarzan-and-the-Amazon-Princess?id=47589  

Goldie Gold and Action Jack (ABC) “The Return of Man Beast” (Episode 12): http://dai.ly/x4ecgma  

 

Contact Us:

Twitter: @SMTMPodcast

Email: SMTMPodcast@gmail.com

 

Special Thanks:

Show Artwork - Kyle Ward

Theme Music - Starbolt by Slime Girls

Oct 22, 2016

We’re winding down our series on the Fall of 1981. Today we’re talking about the 11:00 to 11:30AM timeslot. This week we have Laverne & Shirley in the Army on ABC, Blackstar on CBS, and Space Stars on NBC.

 

Show Links: 

Laverne & Shirley in the Army (ABC) - Intro: http://dai.ly/x3v3r5u

Blackstar (CBS) - “City of the Ancient Ones” (Episode 1): https://youtu.be/GJeq8cd7NEg

Space Stars (NBC) - (Episode 17?) http://www.toon.is/space-stars-03-21-7-12-15-18-video_83ce20147.html

 

Contact Us:

Twitter: @SMTMPodcast

Email: SMTMPodcast@gmail.com

 

Special Thanks:

Show Artwork - Kyle Ward

Theme Music - Starbolt by Slime Girls

Oct 15, 2016

We're nearing the end of our Fall 1981 series. Today we’re talking about the 10:30 to 11:00AM timeslot where we have The Popeye & Olive Comedy Show on CBS, the second half of The Richie Rich/Scooby-Doo Show on ABC, and Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends on NBC.

 

Show Links: 

The Richie Rich/Scooby-Doo Show (ABC) - Season 1 Episode 7:  http://www.toon.is/the-richie-rich-scooby-doo-show-episode-7-video_af264b929.html 

The Popeye & Olive Comedy Show (CBS) - Private Olive Oyl “Snow Fooling” (Episode 12): https://youtu.be/nNgUBQh0eWA

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (NBC) - “The Crime Of All Centuries” (Season 1 Episode 2, 9/19/81): http://dai.ly/xj48fk

 

Contact Us:

Twitter: @SMTMPodcast

Email: SMTMPodcast@gmail.com

 

Special Thanks:

Show Artwork - Kyle Ward

Theme Music - Starbolt by Slime Girls

Oct 1, 2016

We are at the halfway point of our series on the Fall of 1981. Today we’re talking about the 9:30 to 10:30AM timeslot, which is a little longer slot than we typically cover because of the length of the shows that are in it. This week we have; the second half of The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Show on CBS, Scooby-Doo Classics followed by the first half of The Richie Rich/Scooby-Doo Show on ABC, and The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam! on NBC.

 

Show Links: 

Road Runner “Stop Look And Hasten!”: http://dai.ly/xxlwv5

Scooby-Doo Classics “A Clue for Scooby Doo”: http://www.toon.is/scooby-doo-1x02-a-clue-for-scooby-doo_90462895a.html

The Richie Rich/Scooby-Doo Show "Scooby in Wonderland" /"Counterfeit Dollar"/Scooby’s Fun Zone”: http://www.toon.is/the-richie-rich-scooby-doo-show-episode-7-video_af264b929.html

Hero High live segment: https://youtu.be/KOPB2r7lWII

Shazam! “A Menacing Family Affair”: http://kisscartoon.me/Cartoon/The-Kid-Super-Power-Hour-with-Shazam/Episode-06-Family-Affair?id=41541

 

Contact Us:

Twitter: @SMTMPodcast

Email: SMTMPodcast@gmail.com

 

Special Thanks:

Show Artwork - Kyle Ward

Theme Music - Starbolt by Slime Girls

Sep 24, 2016

We continue our series on the Fall of 1981. At 9:00AM we have more of the Smurfs on NBC, The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Show on CBS, and The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang on ABC.

 

Twitter: @SMTMPodcast

Email: SMTMPodcast@gmail.com

 

Special Thanks:

Show Artwork - Kyle Ward

Theme Music - Starbolt by Slime Girls

Sep 17, 2016

We continue our series on the Fall of 1981. At 8:30AM we have Heathcliff & Marmaduke on ABC, as well as the debuts of the Smurfs on NBC and the Trollkins on CBS.

 

Twitter: @SMTMPodcast

Email: SMTMPodcast@gmail.com

 

Special Thanks:

Show Artwork - Kyle Ward

Theme Music - Starbolt by Slime Girls

Sep 10, 2016

It's our first episode, and we are starting our series in the Fall of 1981. At 8AM we have Kwicky Koala on CBS, the first half of The Flintstone Comedy Show on NBC, and Super Friends on ABC.

 

Twitter: @SMTMPodcast

Email: SMTMPodcast@gmail.com

 

Special Thanks:

Show Artwork - Kyle Ward

Theme Music - Starbolt by Slime Girls

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