The seventies can easily be considered as the golden age of cartoons. Ever since Disney decided to stride towards establishing a new medium of entertainment under the title of ‘animation’, the world has witnessed an outburst of cartoon films. From the introduction of ‘Mickey Mouse’ in 1928 to the widespread love for characters like ‘Peppa Pig’ in 2018, the cartoon industry has found its footing in the medium of entertainment. With cartoons flooding the TV, past few decades have seen the introductions of a cluster of characters who have in fact won the hearts of kids world-wide. Here is the list of top 70s cartoon TV shows that are unforgettable. You can watch some of these best 70s cartoon shows on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
12. Jabberjaw (1976)
Here is a funny one from Hanna-Barbera’s ever imaginative quiver. Jabberjaw was not completely outlandish yet it was bizarre in its own way. Having a Shark who suffers from social acceptance issues playing the lead in the show, it brought fourth a world where an actual fish could be the lead drummer for a band. Yes that is where it becomes bizarre! Jabberjaw is a 15 foot, great white shark who plays drums in a band and lives in a futuristic sea-world. The story revolved around the team going to various underwater cities for performing and their confrontations with super villains while on the tour. The show is remembered for Jabberjaw’s iconic pet phrase out of lack of recognition, ‘I don’t get no respect !’.
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11. Lassie’s Rescue Rangers (1972)
With the TV’s favorite dog leading the animated version of the show, ‘Lassie’s Rescue Rangers’ told the story of a group of loving animals protecting the forest from forces of destruction. Lassie was originally penned by Eric Knight who introduced her in a short story he wrote for his daughter. The canine became famous soon after, shooting her to fame when major studios decided to make films and TV shows on Lassie the Colie. The animation installment of Lassie was a later addition in Lassie’s journey as the world’s favorite show dog.