An animated cartoon is a short, hand-drawn (or made with computers to look similar to something hand-drawn) film for the cinema, television or computer screen, featuring some kind of story or plot (even if it is a very short one). This is distinct from the terms "animation" and "animated film," as ...

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Identify a movie (cartoon) about dog puppies turning evil

I'm looking for some help in identifying an old cartoon I am sure I've seen when I was young (some 15-20 years ago). The protagonists of this cartoon were mainly animals, dogs to be precise, and it ...
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Cartoon with girl on a wheelchair and a genie as helper against an evil entity

I remember watching a cartoon as a child, in the 80s or early 90s and I can't remember the title (or a lot of details about it). The setting reminds me of "Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water": we could ...
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Why do the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles wear masks?

This is something I don't understand. Are they trying to hide their identities? How many turtles are there that can stand on their feet? Is it because they are ninjas? Again the shell is a big give ...
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What cartoon is featured in Britney Spears’ ‘Break the Ice’ video?

It looks really Marvel-ish and comic-y like Batman... kinda, but what is it? ...
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Alien Invasion Cartoon Movie

I need help finding the name of a cartoon (movie) which I saw in my childhood. I only have vague memories of the movie, but the details I remember are: It is about an Alien invasion, and this human ...
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Old cartoon / anime about a spaceship that transforms in to a robot

For quite a while I've been trying to identify the name of an old cartoon / anime I used to watch as a kid during the 1980s (Canada / US). I've tagged this as both cartoon and anime because I'm not ...
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Cartoon Film involving mission to a mars base which fired missles to earth, containing creatures - giant praying mantis, giant crab

I am trying to identify an animated (short) film that I watched when I was a kid, I am estimating around 1995-1998 but could be way off. It would have been on VHS at the time. I remember: humans ...
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Help Identifying A Medieval / Fantasy Animated Cartoon Quote: “Fireball, Fly!”

I need help identifying a Medieval / Fantasy Animated Cartoon featuring a Wizard and (partner[s]?) He is able to cast spells; but not infinitely and his most famous ability I can remember is that he ...
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Cartoon with 4-5 robots with “special powers” on Saturday mornings in the US in the mid-80s

Does anyone remember a cartoon with 4-5 humanoid robots on Saturday morning in the mid-80s. As far as I can remember, they had "powers" to zap things and maybe fly but I don't remember much of the ...
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Cartoon with three heroes - one strong, one fast and one that could change into animals!

This is a children's cartoon from the 80s that was created in the US (I think) and shown on UK television. There were three main superhero characters - an older man who was super strong, a younger ...
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What 90's (possibly 80's?) cartoon had a space bike in it?

This was a cartoon in the 90's (possibly a re-run from the 80's?) which featured one of the characters flying through space on a vehicle that looked like a futuristic motorcycle. The theme song/title ...
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Need help identifying a 90's sci fi cartoon

Here is what I remember: It was a 90's (I think, not 100% sure, but it's very likely) cartoon series with a rather serious, non-goofy tone about a squad that dealt with paranormal / extraterrestrial ...
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80's cartoon / real-life models mix

Okay, this might be a long shot. I'm looking for a cartoon, could be 80's. I was very little when I saw this, so I have very little details. But as far as I remember it was a mix of cartoon, and ...
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Cartoon with a young unicorn and a demon

In the late 80s or early 90s I remember watching an animated series that followed a young unicorn and a demon. In one episode the unicorn gave the demon his horn, and the unicorn almost died. In ...
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Isn't Inception’s concept taken from The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest?

When I watched Inception, after watching half the movie, I was pretty much convinced that this is a concept stolen from a series on The Cartoon Network named The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest, which ...
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looking for a sci fi cartoon (american) from late 80s early 90s

For years I remember a TV show that I didn't like, and would only watch the opening credits. I remember it from primary school so it must have been on TV between 1989-1992 at least- it featured some ...
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Early 90's scifi cartoon - Boy under a purple dome with a 'mic' and an animal [duplicate]

It was a bit weird as I remember it - a boy was lost on a planet, was with a pet, looked a bit like a llama, went under a dome shaped thing that looked like purple trees entwined. He had this egg ...
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Which episode of which Gundam anime is the scene that's burned in my brain from?

I'm sorry that this isn't very specific: Around 10 years ago, I was watching Cartoon Network (Toonami) and I saw a scene from an episode of what I believe to be one of the Gundam series. In that ...
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Help with title of an old Japanese anime about a quest involving magical creatures?

When I was young (so this was about 30 years ago) I saw this cartoon about a character (I don't even remember if it was a young man or woman) who was sent on a quest. I think he or she had to defeat ...
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Cartoon series from the 90's

A family of four, dad, mom, son, daughter and their two strange pets are traveling through space in search of strange new worlds.
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Cartoon movie where the main character had a robotic arm

During the 90's I saw parts of a science-fiction cartoon on TV. I don't remember for sure, but the graphics resembled Heavy Metal and I think it was American but again, I'm not sure. What I do ...
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How did Smaug know about the habits of Laketown?

In The Hobbit cartoon Bilbo enters Lonely Mountain and confronts the dragon Smaug. Smaug is trying to figure out who he is and where he comes from. Bilbo answers in riddles about his many adventures ...
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Which “Batman Beyond” episode has dream life simulation machines?

There was this episode in Batman Beyond, which starts off with a bunch of people stuck in some anti-gravitational bubbles, dreaming about a great life (I remember one girl was dreaming of her ...
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1980s robot cartoon. A boy, girl and a baby robot. they were red bodied with white heads

Does anyone remember an obscure short lived cartoon in the 1980s. I remember it had 3 characters, boy, girl and a baby robot. Red bodies, white head, yellow belts and yellow and blue shoes. They made ...
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Obscure movie from 1980s/1990s - Cartoon (maybe anime) with girl

I remember watching a movie as a child, in the 80s or early 90s (I'm 27 now) and for the life of me I can't remember the title (or a lot of details about it). So I'm hoping the few and random bits I ...
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ID this 90's animated children's film about alien invasion to forest

Probably an animated children film from the 90's small aliens invade earth and land in the forest and evntually defeated by the animals i think or maybe some small other creatures. (the humans never ...
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What is the name of 90's cartoon about valley of whales?

It was broadcast in Israel (and dubbed to Hebrew) in 1995 or 1996 so that makes it probable that it was created between 1993-1996. The style of drawing suggest french cartoons like "Journey to the ...
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A 80's comic could be late 70's book I read as a kid

I don't remember much about it but I thought it was very cool and strange back in the day. The details I remember is that it started of with a guy (human) in a funny looking spaceship. It was made up ...
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90s/80s Cartoon with rebel helper robots resembling transformers?

I can distinctly remember watching some 15 years ago a cartoon where in robots were helpers to humans in a futuristic city. A faction of Robots (and perhaps humans, even maybe predominataely humans) ...
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Is the Simpsons a cartoon or live-action show in the Futurama universe?

It is established here Does Springfield still exist in the Futurama future? that the Simpsons is a show in the Futurama universe. Is it live-action or animated ?
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Do most princesses in Ooo have mind-protecting tiaras?

In the second to last episode of Adventure Time season 2, Princess Bubblegum gives Finn and Jake a mind-protecting head-piece. That's when it struck me: almost all the princesses have one of these ...
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Where do the Adventure Time comics fit with the cartoon?

I've just finished with the Adventure Time cartoon and I've realised how the two series' don't mesh perfectly. Firstly we have that the lich has been destroyed, and that PB is reduced to thirteen ...
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Why is Star Trek: The Animated Series not Canon?

Seriously, why not? It's good stuff. More aliens on the bridge. Worlds not limited by Special Effects budget. And in episode 4, Lt. Uhura takes command! Put another way, what in ST:TAS is ...
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Did Scooby-Doo and the original team of meddling kids ever uncover something that was supernatural or real?

Almost every Scooby-Doo mystery was scifi/fantasy until they were debunked in the end. In all of the Scooby-Doo episodes and movies or comics(excluding anything with his nephew in it) is there even a ...
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What late 80s - mid 90s cartoon had heroes with insect mechs?

I am trying to identify a TV show, aired somewhere between the late 80s and mid-90s. It was a cartoon, sort of like anime style but more like G.I. Joe. The main plot points that i can remember are: ...
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SF cartoon series with tall hairless humanoids wearing blue-gray armor

I watched it a long time ago. I presume it was aired in 80s or 70s. Facts: The main characters are humanoid beings. Male and female, and very similar looking to each other. I know they could fly by ...
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Identify a short cartoon with an alien who goes to earth and tries to fit in

I'm not sure where I saw this cartoon, but I know it's a short skit about a little green alien who goes to Earth and everyone thinks he's a monster, so to hide his identity he puts his antennae on his ...
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How does superman forge a sword?

In the JLU episode Hereafter, Superman is stranded in a future where the sun is burnt out (to a red sun?) and he no longer had his powers. He still manages to forge a very nice sword from a pipe and ...
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Looking for 1980s cartoon with robot champions duelling

I half remember two scenes from an animated series shown mid to late 1980s. Possibly French. Seen on TV and buried on Betamax. The first memory is of a group of scary looking black and grey robots ...
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When Is Adventure Time set?

In several episodes I've seen, as well in the recent comic, we see glimpses of out present in fossil, disused subway tunnels (both in the recent comic) or as frozen business men: So does this mean ...
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Is Amazo weak against magic?

In "Wake the Dead" Solomon Grundy is awakened from the dead, and is in part battled by Amazo. Amazo though has to leave as he is unable to effect the magically imbued Grundy. Is this something that ...
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Which Marvel Comics eras and story arcs does the '90s X-Men cartoon reflect?

I grew up watching the 90s cartoon X-Men, and I'd like to get into reading the comics. I'm faced with a massive backlog of comics if I want to catch up. I figured where the cartoon either starts, ...
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Batman Cartoon Movie featuring Satellite-based Blast

About 7-8 years ago, I watched a Batman cartoon movie on Cartoon Network in which Joker used an energy blast originating from a satellite. Before each blast, a light beam was projected to target. ...
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How does Spider-Man control his webbing?

In the cartoons, I've seen Spider-Man shoot a variety of webs from his web-shooters. the ones I can name now are: Globs of sticky webbing Lines of swinging webbing Sticky lines of webbing If these ...
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What are the limits of Energy-bending?

In the finale of Avatar: The Last Airbender, Aang What are the limits of this power? Could Aang give Toph sight? Could he give non-benders the ability to bend? Could he give a bender the ability ...
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Did the kids in Captain Planet have to be together in person to summon Captain Planet?

In Captain Planet did the kids have to be physically together to summon him, or could they do it from their own countries?
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Could the Planeteers use their rings if Capt Planet was summoned?

In Capt Planet and the Planeteers, once each of the kids uses their powers to call Capt Planet, could they still use their power rings to control the elements (and heart)? I remember wanting to know ...
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What is the Questworld?

In the cartoon The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest which was broadcast around 1996-1997, there is a virtual reality system called the Questworld. Why was it created? Who were the people who created it ...
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Is the 1984 Series of The Transformers the beginning of the story?

My son asked me about watching The Transformers animated series. I looked it up on Wikipedia and it looks like there have been a lot of different reboots. Is the 1984 series where it all starts and ...