We don't know about you but Saturday or Sunday morning cartoons were one of the things we looked forward to the most. Our youngsters live in a different world than many of us dads did, so a walk down memory lane is great!. Some of these shows have helped shape a lot of the shows which are being made today. We here at DD decided it’s time to give you a look back to some of your favourite cartoon shows as kids. Maybe you will decide to watch them with your kids, if you haven't already.

1. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987)

TMNT has to be one of the most widely known cartoon series. If you haven’t seen this show before, you HAVE to get your hands on the original series and binge watch all the seasons. TMNT is about a fictional superhero group of four brothers skilled in the ancient art of ninjitsu. There have been a few remakes over the years following the original series, but we have got to say the original series is by far the best.


If you are a fan of these lovable ninja turtle superheroes, why not get your hand on this amazing tee of them! 


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

He-man was one the most popular shows in the 80s and still has a large following to date. It has even been included as part of the shows included on Netflix. He-man was one of the first action packed cartoon shows and was a major hit amongst kids and teenagers in the 80s. 


If you want to prove to your kids He-man is better than their favourite cartoon superhero, check out this He-man t-shirt to show your love for him!


3. The Transformers

When you think 80s cartoons, The Transformers is probably the first show to pop into your mind. Who wouldn’t find transforming robots cool when you are a kid? Everyone wanted a piece of transformers merchandise as a kid. Although transformers is based off robots and everyone expects them to be very rigid, what makes transformers heads above the rest was the character development. Truly one of the best cartoon series to come out of the 80s!


If you were obsessed with transformers, it is never too late to show your appreciation for the show as newer versions are still being made. Why not get yourself a nostalgic piece of clothing featuring the transformers.


4. G.I. Joe (1983)

If you love actions movies then you definitely loved G.I. Joe as a kid. This cartoon series was a bout a special missions force whose aim was to stop an evil organization striving for world domination. This show is timeless and will still make it in todays era. 

G.I. Joe is arguably one of the best cartoon shows released in the 80s!

5. Thundercats (1985)

“Thunder, thunder, thunder, Thundercats!” was such a catchy theme song for such an amazing show. Thundercats is a show about catlike aliens from planet Thundera who try to flee their country after it begins to die. They meet an unexpected turn of events on their way and spend their time saving the natives of Third Earth.

Check out this amazing Thundercats tee for yourself or your kids!

Did we miss anything? Follow Daddy's Digest on social media @daddys.digest and leave us a comment with your classic cartoons.

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