Top 15 Old Cartoons From the 80s

The 1980s brought forth a plethora of iconic and beloved cartoons that have left a lasting impact on pop culture. Here are 15 old cartoons from the 1980s.

Top 15 Old Cartoons From the 80s

1. Transformers (1984-1987)

Follows the battles between the Autobots and the Decepticons, two factions of sentient robots from the planet Cybertron, who can transform into vehicles and other objects.

2. He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983-1985)

Prince Adam transforms into the mighty He-Man to defend the magical land of Eternia from the evil sorcerer Skeletor and his minions.

3. G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1983-1986)

Follows an elite military unit known as G.I. Joe as they battle against the terrorist organization Cobra, led by the ruthless Cobra Commander.

4. ThunderCats (1985-1989)

Follows the adventures of the ThunderCats, a group of humanoid cat-like aliens, as they defend their home planet of Third Earth from the evil Mumm-Ra and other villains.

5. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987-1996)

Follows the adventures of four anthropomorphic turtles trained in martial arts by their rat sensei as they battle against crime and evil in New York City.

6. DuckTales (1987-1990)

Follows the adventures of Scrooge McDuck and his grandnephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie as they search for treasure around the world.

7. Inspector Gadget (1983-1986)

Follows the adventures of Inspector Gadget, a bumbling cyborg detective, and his niece Penny as they thwart the evil plans of the villainous Dr. Claw.

8. Voltron: Defender of the Universe (1984-1985)

Follows a team of space explorers who pilot lion-shaped robots that combine to form the mighty robot Voltron, defending the universe from evil forces.

9. The Smurfs (1981-1989)

Follows the adventures of the small blue Smurfs as they live peacefully in their village and outsmart the villainous wizard Gargamel and his cat Azrael.

10. The Real Ghostbusters (1986-1991)

Follows the adventures of the Ghostbusters, a team of paranormal investigators, as they capture ghosts and other supernatural entities in New York City.

11. She-Ra: Princess of Power (1985-1987)

The sister series to He-Man, follows Princess Adora, who transforms into the mighty She-Ra, leading the Great Rebellion against the evil Horde.

12. Alvin and the Chipmunks (1983-1990)

Follows the misadventures of the singing chipmunk trio Alvin, Simon, and Theodore, along with their manager Dave Seville.

13. The Care Bears (1985-1988)

Follows the adventures of the Care Bears, colorful bears who live in the clouds and spread love and caring throughout the world.

14. Jem and the Holograms (1985-1988)

Follows Jerrica Benton, who transforms into the rock star Jem with the help of her holographic computer, leading the band Jem and the Holograms.

15. Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! (1969-1970, but had a significant presence in the 80s)

Follows the adventures of the Mystery Inc. gang as they solve mysteries involving supposedly supernatural creatures.

These cartoons remain beloved by fans around the world and continue to influence modern animation and pop culture.

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