June 7, 2011

Trivia Tuesday: 1980s Cartoons

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Trivia Tuesday:

Cartoon Classics!
How many of you have ever heard these words from one of your parents: “That was MY favorite TV show when I was a kid!” Chances are, many of you have experienced this crazy phenomenon. Cartoons from the 1970s and 1980s have made a huge comeback. Or maybe. . . they never really left! See if you can guess these 1980s cartoons that are still popular today.

  1. These three chipmunks started out as a song, became puppets, a hit TV show, then movies, including a “Squeakquel.”
  2. These little blue cartoon creatures feature only ONE female, a villain named Gargamel (with his sidekick cat, Azrael) and will have their own feature film hitting theaters in July!
  3. These “meddling kids” and their dog have been solving spooky mysteries since 1969. They drive around in a van called The Mystery Machine.
  4. This 1980s cartoon started with a toy line of warring alien robots – The Autobots and Decepticons. It grew into a giant franchise with movies starring Shia LaBeouf.
  5. This was actually a movie series by George Lucas. It started in 1977, and continued through the 2000s. The cast of characters includes Luke, Anakin, Princess Leia, and more. Now it is a series on Cartoon Network, and it also has a bunch of spin-off books.
  6. This “berry” nice character started out as a greeting card, became various products, then a cartoon. Her friends include Lemon Meringue, Blueberry Muffin, and her cat, Custard.
  7. These two brothers, Mario and Luigi, were a Nintendo video game, and then had a short run as a TV cartoon back in 1989.
  8. These cute little ponies began as a Hasbro toy. Hint: Their name would contain the opposite of each word in “Your Big Horse.” (__ ______ ____)

Leave your answers in the Comments below, and check back next Tuesday for answers. Help from parents who grew up in the 70s and 80s is totally allowed!

—Ratha, Stacks Writer

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  1. sbow9

    1) alvin & the chipmunks
    2) smurfs
    3) scooby doo
    4) transformers
    5) star wars
    6) strawberry shortcake
    7) super mario bros
    8) my little pony
    a few more trickier questions for anyone that’s game???
    i) This was a family of shapeshifting blobs. Papa was a pink blob, mama was a black blob, and they had 7 children (each a different colour blob)
    ii)After their home planet Thundara exploded, these superheros fleed only to land on 3rd Earth, Mumra’s territory!
    iii)A show named after the colours of the rainbow! All the BRIGHT colours of the RAINBOW! (words in capital letters are the hint!)
    iv) This next show had a very catchy theme song to it. Both bands, the Good Gems and the Bad Misfits were mentioned repeatedly!

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  2. I love unicorns

    When I put a ? by the number that mean I don’t know the answer.
    1. Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2. Smurffs?
    3. Scooby Doo
    4.?
    5. Star wars
    6. Strawberry shortcake? My little sister likes it.
    7. Super Mario Brothers?
    8. My little po-ny, my little po-ny!!!!!

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  3. emeraldbrownie20

    1. Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2. Smurfs
    3. Scooby Doo
    4. Transformers
    5. Star Wars
    6. Strawberry Shortcake
    7. Super Mario Brothers
    8. My Little Pony

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  4. horsefly12

    these are the ones that I know
    1.Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2.??????
    3.Scooby Doo
    4.Star Wars
    5.Star Wars 2
    6.Strawberry Shortcake
    7.Super Mario Brothers
    8.My Little Poney

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  5. fatninga

    1-Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2-Smurfs
    3-Scooby-Doo
    4-Transformers
    5-Star Wars
    6-Strawberry Shortcake
    7-Mario Brothers
    8-My Little Pony

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  6. dumb_amber

    1. Alvin and the Chipmunks.
    2. The Smurfs
    3. Scooby Doo
    4. Transformers
    5. Star Wars
    6. Strawberry shortcake
    7. Super mario bros?
    8. My little pony.
    It’s weird that they have remade most of these and that the concepts are still appealing to differnent generations. :]

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  7. sphinxisis1

    1. Alvin and the chipmunks
    2. The Smerfs
    3. Scooby-doo
    4. Transformers
    5. Star Wars
    6. Strawberry Shortcake
    7. Mario Brothers
    8. My Little Pony

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  8. screamingdomogirl

    1.Alvin and the chipmunks
    2.smurfs
    3.scooby-doo
    4.transformers
    5.star wars
    6.strawberry shortcake
    7.super Mario Bros.
    8.my little pony

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  9. katrina

    1:alvin and the chipmunk
    2:smurfs
    3:scoobie doo
    4:transformors
    5:star wars
    6:strawberry shortcake
    7:mario bothers
    8:my little pony

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  10. emeraldwave5

    1.Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2.The Smurfs
    3.Scooby Doo
    4.Transformers
    5.Star WArs
    6.Strawberry Shortcake
    7.Super Mario Bros
    8.My Little Ponies

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  11. Mandy3579

    1.Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2.The Smurfs
    3.Scooby Doo
    4.The Transformers
    5.Starwars
    6.Strwberry Shortcake
    7.Super Mario Brothers
    8.My Little Pony

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  12. negotiatorsheep1

    1.Alvin and the chipmunks :D
    2.The smurfs :)
    3.Scooby doo >=D
    4.Transformers :O
    5.Star Wars O_O
    6. …I think its StrawberryShort cake…
    7. Super Mario bros. XD
    8. My little ponies ._.

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  13. Noelle

    1. Alvin & the Chipmunks
    3. Scooby-Doo
    4. Transformers
    6. Strawberry Shortcake
    7. Super Mari Bros,
    8. My Little Pony

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  14. Hriju

    1. Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2. The Smurfs
    3. Scooby Doo
    4. Transformers
    5. Star-Wars
    6. Strawberry Shortcake
    7. Super Mario Bros. Super Show
    8. My Little Pony

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  15. funnyswimming

    1.Alvin and the chipmunks
    2.The Smurfs
    3.Scooby Doo
    4.Transformers
    5.Star Wars
    6.Strawberry Shortcake
    7.Super Mario Bros.
    8.My Little Pony
    This was easy!

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  16. Andrea

    1. Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2.?
    3.Scooby Doo
    4.Transformers
    5.Star Wars
    6.Strawberry Shortcake
    7.?
    8.My Little Ponies

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  17. Aeris256

    1.Alvin anld the Chipmunks (EW..)
    2.????
    3.Scooby Doo (Againl, EW..)
    4.TRANSFORMERS!!! MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE!!!! (yes I’ve actually seen the 20/30 year old TV show.)
    5.Star Wars
    6.Strawberry Shortcake (MMM…)
    7.Super Mario Bros.! (meh)
    8.My little Pony

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  18. CYCLOPSZEUS1

    1.alvin and the chipmunks
    2.smurfs
    3.scooby doo
    4.transformers
    5.star wars
    6.strawberry shortcake
    7.super mario bros.
    8.my little pony
    p.s make the trivia a little more challenging nxt time

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  19. rogueangel2

    1.Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2.Smurfs
    3.Scooby Doo
    4.Transformers
    5.Star Wars
    6.Strawberry Shortcake
    7.Super Mario Bros.
    8.My Little Pony

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  20. Mimi

    alvin and the chipmunks
    smurfs
    scooby-doo
    transformers
    star wars
    strawberry shortcake
    mario brothers
    my little pony

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  21. pegasusathena1

    1.Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2.Smirphs
    3.Scooby Doo
    4. Transformers
    5.Star Wars
    6.Strawberry Shortcake
    7.The Supper Mario Brother’s Show
    8.My Little Pony

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  22. Emily

    1.Alvin and the chimpmunks
    2.the smurfs
    3.scooby doo
    4.transformers
    5.star wars
    6.strawberry shortcake
    7.mario
    8.my little pony

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  23. moneymoneymoney

    1:alvin and the chipmunks
    2:the smurfs
    3:scooby-doo
    4:transformers
    5:star wars
    6:strawberry shortcake
    7:mario brothers
    8:my little pony

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  24. nerdgroups

    1=alvin and the chipmunks
    2=smurfs
    3=scooby doo
    4=transformers
    5=star wars
    6=straw berry shortcake
    7=mario brothers
    8=my little pony

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  25. cooly 11

    0. Alvin and the Chipmunks
    1. The Smurfs
    2. Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?
    3. Transformers
    4. Star Wars
    5. Strawberry Shortcake
    6. Super Mario Brothers
    7. My Little Pony

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  26. PsychCrazy

    Alvin and the Chipmunks
    The Smurfs
    Transformers
    Star Wars
    Strawberry Shortcake
    Mario Brothers
    My Little Pony

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  27. Jessica269

    1:Alvin & the Chipmunks 2:The Smurfs 3:Scooby Doo 4:Transformers 5:Star Wars 6:Strawberry Shortcake 7:Super Mario Bros. 8:My Little Pony

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  28. zack

    1. Alvin and The Chipmunks
    2. Smurfs
    3. Scooby Doo
    4. Transformers(robots in diguise!)
    5. Star Wars
    6. Strawberry Shortcake
    7. Super Mario Brothers Show
    8. My Little Pony

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  29. calmbreeze6

    1.Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2.Smurfs
    3.Scooby Doo
    4.Transformers
    5.Star Wars
    6.Strawberry Shortcake
    7.Super Mario Bros
    8.My Little Ponies

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  30. crazylion

    1) alvin and the chipmunks
    2) the smurfs
    3) scooby-doo wherar are you
    4) trnsformers
    5) star wars
    6)the super mario brothers show
    7) my little pony

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  31. greencheery2

    0-Alvin and the Chipmunks
    1-Smurfs
    2-Scooby Doo
    3-Transformers
    4-Star Wars
    6-Super Mario Brothers
    7-My little Pony

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  32. Me

    1. Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2. The Smurfs
    3. Scooby-Doo
    4. Transformers
    5. Star Wars
    6. Strawberry Shortcake
    7. Super Mario Brothers
    8. My Little Pony

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  33. NZM_EKAT

    Alvin and the Chipmunks
    The Smurfs
    Scooby-Doo
    Transformers
    Star Wars
    Strawberry Shortcake
    The Super Mario Brothers Super Show
    My Little Pony

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  34. justaprincess

    1. Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2. The Smurfs
    3. Scooby Doo
    4. Transformers
    5. Star Wars
    6. Strawberry Shortcake
    7. Mario Brothers
    8. My Little Pony

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  35. stonefairy

    Alvin and the Chipmunks
    The Smurfs
    Scooby Doo
    don’t know
    Star Wars
    Strawberry Shortcake
    Mario Brothers
    My Little Pony
    Cool! I liked this!

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  36. Becca

    1. Alvin & The Chipmunks
    2. Smurfs
    3. Scooby Doo
    4. Transformers
    5. Star Wars
    6. Strawberry Shortcake
    7. Super Mario Bros.
    8. My Little Pony
    This was fun!

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  37. grapesnegotiator2

    1.alvin and the chipmunks
    2. smurfs
    3. scooby doo and the gang
    4. transformers
    5.starwars
    6.strawberry short cake
    7. mario brothers
    8. my little ponys
    this is really fun do more do more :)

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  38. lovetrivia

    (0) Alvin and chipmunks
    (1) Smurfs
    (2) Scooby do
    (3) transformers
    (4) star wars
    (5) strawberry shortcake
    (6) Mario Brothers
    (7) My Little Pony

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  39. Starrninjarawr

    1. Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2. The Smurfs
    3. Scooby Doo
    4. Transformers
    5. Star Wars
    6. Strawberry Shortcake
    7. Mario Bros.
    8. My Little Pony

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  40. Robyn

    Alvin and the Chipmunks
    The Smurfs
    Scooby-Doo
    Transformers
    Star Wars
    Strawberry Shortcake
    The Super Mario Brothers Super Show
    My Little Pony
    This was fun! You should do more like this!

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  41. Late Night Reader

    1. Alvin, Simon, and Theodore
    2. The Smurfs
    3. Scooby Doo
    4.Transformers
    5.Star Wars
    6.Strawberry Shortcake
    7.Mario Brothers
    8.My Little Pony

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  42. WinkyGoMoo

    1. Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2. The Smurfs
    3. Scooby Doo
    4. Transformers
    5. Um… idk. :/
    6. Strawberry Shortcake
    7. Mario and Luigi Supershow?
    8. My Little Pony
    Don’t forget about the 1980 version of Astro Boy! :)

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  43. Doodlebug

    1. Alvin And The Chipmunks
    2. The Smurfs
    3. Scooby-Doo & Gang
    4. Transformers
    5. Star Wars
    6. Strawberry Shortcake
    7. Mario Brothers
    8. My Little Pony
    (Not sure if right tittles!)

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  44. shinyclock35

    1.Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2.Smurfs
    3.Scooby Doo
    4.Transformers
    5.Star Wars
    6.Strawberry Shortcake
    7.Super Mario Bros.
    8.My Little Pony

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  45. CLancy

    1. Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2. The Smurfs
    3. Scooby Doo
    4. Transformers
    5. Star Wars
    6. Strawberry Shortcake
    7. Super MArio Bros.
    8. My Little Pony

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  46. 10stars

    1.Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2.Smurfs
    3.Scooby Doo
    4.?
    5.Star Wars
    6.Strawberry Shortcake
    7.?
    8.My little pony

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  47. owlgirl

    1.Alvin and the Chipmunks.
    2. The Smurfs
    3. Scooby Doo
    5. Star Wars
    6 . Strawberry Shartcake
    7. Super mario galaxy, mario kart, etc.
    8. My little pony

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  48. crimsoncat5

    1. Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2. Smurfs
    3. Scooby Doo
    4. Transformers
    5. Star Wars
    6. Strawberry Shortcake
    7. My Little Pony

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  49. Poseidonboggart2

    1.Alvin and the Chipmunks
    2.Smurffs
    3.Scooby-Doo
    4.Transformers
    5.Star Wars
    6.Strawberry Short-Cakeb
    7.Mario Brothers
    8.Fur Real Friends

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