11 Most Under Appreciated Cartoons From the 1980′s

The 80′s were an awesome time for kiddie cartoons. Transformers, G.I. Joe, The Smurfs. Timeless classics for most, at least in their original form.

But there were plenty of more diamonds in the rough that didn’t have a lasting impression, but were pretty cool at the time, and deserve a bit more recognition.

BraveStarr

BraveStarr

 

A Space Western that follows the adventures of the Galactic Marshall BraveStarr, protecting the planet of New Texas.

C.O.P.S

COPS

Not difficult to guess what this show is about. Basically? The police in Empire city fighting Big Boss and his boys.

Fraggle Rock: The Animated Series

Fraggle Rock

 

A cartoon spin-off that didn’t really grab the attention of enough people.

Galaxy High School

Galaxy High School

 

Doyle Cleverlobe and Aimee Brightower are transferred from Earth to Galaxy High, an intergalactic high school that is populated by aliens from all over the galaxy.

Heathcliff and the Catillac Cats

Heathcliff and the Catillac Cats

Heathcliff and his more interesting mates living in the junkyard and doing all kinds of crazy stuff.

Mister T

Mister T

Mister T and his bulldog lead a team of children’s gymnastics team, solving mysteries and fighting crime around the world.

Popples

Popples

 

Based on a weird looking toy, and were only seen by brother and sister Billy and Bonnie Wagner.

Potato Head Kids

Potato Head Kids

 

The adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head’s children.

Rude Dog and the Dweebs

Rude Dog and the Dweebs

 

Rude Dog runs a surf shop and gets help from his friends, the Dweebs.

The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda

Loosely based on the video game, with Link and Zelda defending the kingdom of Hyrule, although Link was more of a snarky teenager in the show.

The Raccoons

The Raccoons

Bert, Ralph and Melissa Raccoon protect the forest from the evil Cyril Sneer.

For a bit more cartoon coolness, check out these disturbing theories on Kid’s cartoons, or these awesome recreations for 90′s cartoon outfits.