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That's All Folks: Saturday Morning Cartoons Quiz
by Staff
From the 1960s to the 1990s, Saturday morning cartoons ruled television screens. From "The Smurfs" to "Scooby Doo," how well do you recall this golden age of animation?

On what date did the last block of Saturday morning cartoons air?

  • Sept. 27, 2014
  • Sept. 27, 1999
  • Sept. 27, 2002

Which animated show was among the first to be known as a Saturday morning cartoon?

  • "Clarence"
  • "Adventure Time"
  • "The Huckleberry Hound Show" aired from 1958 to 1962 and featured Huckleberry Hound, a smooth-talking Southern dog who was a jack-of-all-trades.

This unlikely hero's signature rescue call became the anthem of Saturday morning cartoon watchers in the late 1970s:

  • Scooby Doo
  • Captain Caveman
  • Snoopy

Which broadcast network was the first to stop airing Saturday morning cartoons?

  • CBS
  • NBC
  • ABC

Most of "The Smurfs" characters lived in a village of:

  • mushroom-shaped houses
  • flowering trees
  • poisonous plants

In "The Smurfs," why did the villain Gargamel want to capture the little blue creatures?

  • to make his dinner
  • to rule the land
  • to make a potion

Which cartoon started in prime time, but moved to Saturday mornings?

  • "Care Bears"
  • "The Bugs Bunny Show"
  • "SpongeBob SquarePants"

In 2008, the Fox network replaced Saturday morning cartoons with what type of programming?

  • national news
  • infomercials
  • cooking shows

This pint-sized hero was known for his big ears and even bigger personality:

  • Mighty Mouse
  • Garfield
  • Pepper Ann

Which two characters were mortal enemies when they first appeared in Saturday morning cartoons, but were later drawn as friends?

  • Foghorn Leghorn and Bugs Bunny
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Scooby Doo and Shaggy

At its peak, Saturday morning cartoons drew how many viewers?

  • 12 million
  • 2 million
  • 20 million

Who said "When my get-up-and-go has got up and went, I hanker for a hunk o' cheese?"

  • a talking piece of cheese
  • Jerry the mouse
  • Mighty Mouse

The "Schoolhouse Rock" animated, educational shorts first aired on:

  • Jan. 6, 1982
  • Jan. 6, 1958
  • Jan. 6, 1973

In 1972, which animated adventures series featured ecologically-minded oceanauts?

  • "Oceanauts 2020"
  • "Sealab 2020"
  • "Bubble Guppies"

The works of which composer are featured in a 1947 "Woody Woodpecker" cartoon?

  • Chopin
  • Beethoven
  • Mozart

Which Saturday morning cartoon character said, "It's wabbit season, and I'm hunting wabbits, so be vewy, vewy quiet!"

  • Foghorn Leghorn
  • Elmer Fudd
  • Daffy Duck

Name the Saturday morning cartoon that featured Scrooge McDuck:

  • "DuckTales"
  • "Bugs Bunny and Friends"
  • "Tom and Jerry"

Where did a famous, picnic basket-stealing cartoon bear live?

  • Yellowstone Park
  • Jellystone Park
  • Flintstone Park

Which Saturday morning cartoon had a Stone Age setting and featured Fred and Wilma, and their friends Betty and Barney?

  • The Flintstones
  • The Jetsons
  • The Muppet Babies

Which Saturday morning cartoon character said, "Eh, what's up, Doc?"

  • Elmer Fudd
  • Bugs Bunny
  • Daffy Duck

Which space-age animated series was produced for prime time and re-run on Saturday mornings?

  • The Flintstones
  • Transformers
  • The Jetsons

Which Saturday morning cartoon character was known for the phrase, "Hey, hey hey?"

  • Bugs Bunny
  • Fat Albert
  • Woody Woodpecker

This lazy cat starred in an animated series that debuted on Saturday mornings in the late 1980s:

  • Garfield
  • Felix
  • Gumball Watterson

Where does a band of mutant, green superheroes live?

  • the sewer
  • a treehouse
  • in an underwater lair

What was the name of the van in which Scooby Doo and the gang traveled?

  • Maritime Machine
  • Mystical Machine
  • Mystery Machine

What was the name of the cartoon fueled by pop music of the early 1970s?

  • Masterblaster
  • "Josie and The Pussycats" was an early 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series that featured popular music played by a group of female musicians.
  • Frank the Rockers

Which character's signature celebration involved swimming the backstroke?

  • Yogi Bear
  • Miss Piggy
  • Scrooge McDuck

In which animated series did a group of teenage musicians turn into cartoon characters?

  • Josie and The Pussycats
  • Kidd Video
  • The Jetsons

This Saturday morning cartoon series won an Outstanding Animated Series Emmy for four consecutive years:

  • Kidd Video
  • Garfield and Friends
  • Muppet Babies

Name the Saturday morning cartoon character who said, "The snow, I say, the snow's so deep, the farmers have to jack up the cows so they can milk 'em. But I like winter!"

  • Tom the cat
  • Jerry the mouse
  • Foghorn Leghorn