Only 87% of People Can Name All These Hanna-Barbera Cartoons in 9 Minutes! Can you?

By: Jacqueline Samaroo

About This Quiz

Nothing brings back the good ‘ol days like early morning cartoons, especially if you’re munching away on your favorite bowl of cereal! And those feelings of childhood happiness were all thanks to the cartoons of Hanna-Barbera Productions. How many of these shows did you spend the majority of your childhood watching? And better yet, how many of them can you remember the name of? Don’t forget to set your timer!

The voice of Astro, the Jetson’s dog, is provided by Don Messick who would later use the same style of “dog speech” for voicing Scooby-Doo.

The "Tom and Jerry" franchise began with their creation in 1940. Tom and Jerry first appeared in a series of Academy Award-winning short films.

Inarguably, this is Hanna-Barbera’s most well-known show. The original "Flintstones" cartoon has several animated spin-offs, TV series and live-action films. There are also theme parks dedicated to the characters and concept of the show.

Yogi Bear first appeared in "The Huckleberry Hound Show." He became so popular, however, that he was given his own show. "The Yogi Bear Show" also featured segments with Snagglepuss and Yakky Doodle.

Scooby-Doo first appeared in 1969 in the "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" TV series. Don Messick was the voice of Scooby-Doo from then until his death in 1997.

"The Smurfs" TV series began airing in 1981. It was based on a Belgian comic franchise created in 1958.

The main heroes featured in the "Super Friends" were Batman and Robin, Superman, Wonder Woman and Aquaman. When the series premiered in 1973, three characters appeared who were not previously in the comics. They are teenagers Wendy and Marvin, and Marvel the Wonderdog.

Craig McCracken, the creator of the Emmy Award-winning animated series "The Powerpuff Girls," was a part of the development team for "Dexter’s Laboratory."

The Huckleberry Hound Show featured various segments: one starring Huckleberry Hound; one with Yogi Bear and Boo Boo; one with Pixie, Dixie and Mr. Jinks; and sometimes Hokey Wolf and Ding-A-Ling. The show won an Emmy Award in 1960 – the first animated program to do so.

Captain Planet and the Planeteers combines edutainment (educational entertainment) with environmentalism. The Earth spirit, Gaia, is voiced first by Whoopi Goldberg and then by Margot Kidder.

The "Magilla Gorilla" TV series was created in order to promote sales of a line of Magilla Gorilla toys. The toys were sold by Ideal Toys, which is the same company that sold the original Rubik’s Cube.

The real Harlem Globetrotters team, on which the 1970 animated TV series is based, was founded in the 1920s. The series is the first of its kind to feature a mostly African-American cast.

The voice of Hong Kong Phooey is supplied by Benjamin "Scatman" Crothers. He is also the voice of the Autobot Jazz in "The Transformers: The Movie" and of Scat Cat in "The Aristocats."

"Godzilla" first aired in September of 1978 as the lead of the "Godzilla Power Hour." It continued to be a part of various package shows until it ended in 1981.

"Josie and the Pussycats" first appeared in 1963 as an "Archie Comics" comic book. Aside from being featured in a TV series, Josie and the Pussycats have also been featured as a live-action 2001 movie.

The "Top Cat" animated TV series became the basis of comic books, children’s books and movies. One movie, "Top Cat Begins," relates how the gang of alley cats got together.

"Dial M for Monkey" and "The Justice Friends" were two short segments featured in seasons one and two of "Dexter’s Laboratory." "Dial M for Monkey" featured Dexter’s pet lab monkey, while the focus of "The Justice Friends" was three superhero friends sharing an apartment.

The TV series "Jonny Quest" premiered in September 1964. Its storylines, art and characters were deemed more realistic than any Hanna-Barbera had done previously.

The "Space Ghost and Dino Boy" half-hour featured only one "Dino Boy" episode sandwiched between two "Space Ghost" episodes. This trend is broken for the final two episodes, where three "Space Ghost" episodes are shown and no "Dino Boy."

Donny Osmond is a recurring character in the "Johnny Bravo" TV series. He constantly irritates Johnny with his cheery disposition.

The sharks from the movie "Jaws" are thought to be the inspiration for the creation of the Jabberjaw character. Unlike the real sharks, however, Jabberjaw could talk, walk on his tail fins, breathe outside of water, and of course, play the drums.

In some episodes, El Kabong became Quick Draw’s alter ego. El Kabong is thought to have been based on Zorro. Unlike Zorro, however, El Kabong would swing around on a rope, hitting bad guys on the head with his acoustic guitar.

The "Fantastic Four" TV series was first released in 1967. It ran for a total of 20 episodes.

This TV series was also known as "The Peter Potamus Show." It contained three segments: Peter Potamus and So-So; Breezly and Sneezly; and Yippee, Yappee and Yahooey.

Atom Ant is a flying superhero ant. He uses the catchphrase "Up and at 'em, Atom Ant!" whenever he flies.

Jonny Quest was first introduced on television in 1964. Reboots followed in 1986 and 1996.

The Snorks characters are somewhat similar to another Hanna-Barbera creation, the Smurfs. While the Snorks featured in the show live in salt water, there is an episode in which they meet freshwater Snorks.

Frank Welker voices Dynomutt. He is also the voice of Fred Jones in "Scooby-Doo" and Megatron in "The Transformers."

Wheelie, the Volkswagen, communicated by beeping and by showing messages on his windshield. The other vehicles could actually talk. No humans or animals were ever depicted in this series.

Daws Butler is the voice of Hair Bear, leader of the Hair Bear Bunch. He is also the voice of Yogi Bear and Huckleberry Hound.

"The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians" was not a show about a new set of characters, but rather the "Super Friends" (Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, etc.) under a new name. The new series was linked to a similarly named set of action figures.

The narrator of the voice-over heard in the opening credits is Gary Owens. He is also the voice of the title character, Space Ghost, in that TV series.

Members of the Butler family are John, Kim, and their two children, Katie and Greg. Their cave-dwelling counterparts are Gorok, Gara, and their two children, Lok and Tana. John’s family has a dog named Digger, while Gorok’s family has a pet Stegosaurus named Glomb.

This is Hanna-Barbera’s first cartoon TV series. Ruff and Reddy (a cat and a dog) are housemates and get along very well, despite their differences.

The Cattanooga Cats was actually just one of four segments in the show. The other three were: It's the Wolf!; Motormouse and Autocat; and Around the World in 79 Days.

Mel Blanc, who supplies the voice of Secret Squirrel, voices other characters for Hanna-Barbera. These include Barney Rubble of "The Flintstones" and Mr. Spacely of "The Jetsons."

This dramatic Saturday morning animated series was originally released in September 1974. It ran for only 16 episodes.

Don Messick supplies the voice of the Chan Clan’s dog, Chu Chu. He is also the voice of Muttley the dog from "Wacky Races" and two other famous dogs – Scooby Doo and Astro of "The Jetsons."

Inch’s niece, Lori, his dog, Braveheart, and their friend, Gator, often help him solve his cases. They all travel around in the super-quiet Hushmobile.

"Stop the Pigeon" is the show’s theme song. It refers to the continuing efforts of Dastardly, Muttley and the rest of their squadron to stop Yankee Doodle Pigeon – a homing pigeon working for the other side.

The Frankenstein Jr. and The Impossibles TV series consists of 18 episodes. In each episode there are two showings of "The Impossibles" – one before and the other after a "Frankenstein Jr." show.

This primetime adult situation comedy stars Tom Bosley as the voice of Harry Boyle. Bosley would later star as Howard Cunningham in the hit show "Happy Days," earning an Emmy Award in the process.

Judy Jetson of "The Jetsons," Josie of "Josie and the Pussycats" and Penelope Pitstop all share the same voice actress, Janet Waldo.

"Birdman and the Galaxy Trio" was created by Alex Toth. He is also the creator of "The Herculoids" and "Space Ghost."

Speed Buggy is actually a remote-controlled, rust-colored dune buggy. The storylines and characters of the "Speed Buggy" cartoon are often compared to those in the much more widely known "Scooby Doo" cartoon.

In both shows, the main characters have 3-letter names starting with the letter “T”. In "Moby Dick" they are teenage boys, Tom and Tub. In "Mighty Mightor" they are the caveman, Tor and his pet dinosaur, Tog, who transforms into a fire-breathing dragon.

"Wacky Races" featured 11 race car drivers/teams. Two of them would go on to have their own shows in the spin-offs "Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines" and "The Perils of Penelope Pitstop." The Ant Hill Mob team became regular characters in Penelope’s show.

The trio of teenagers and their dog Elmo are joined by Jonathan Wellington "Mudsy" Muddlemore and his cat (two 200-year old ghosts). They all drive around in a dune buggy (much like Speed Buggy) named the Looney Duney.

Although the two dogs in "Clue Club" can “talk,” they are only understood by each other and the TV audience. Human characters in the show cannot understand what Woofer and Whimper are saying.

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