image from the 1974 animated Peanuts special

‘It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown!’ Premiered 50 Years Ago

Originally debuting April 9, 1974, on CBS, this ‘Peanuts’ holiday special hasn’t been as widely remembered or talked about as ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ or ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.’

POPEYE, Shelley Duvall, Robin Williams, Wesley Ivan Hurt, 1980,

Another Live-Action ‘Popeye the Sailor Man’ Movie is in the Works

Popeye is coming back to the big screen!

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU?, Scooby-Doo, Daphne, Shaggy, Fredddy, Velma, 1969-1972.

Scooby-Doo & Mystery Monsters: How Many Scooby-Doo Villains Can You Name?

And if it wasn’t for those pesky kids they would have gotten away with it.

SCOOBY DOO WHERE ARE YOU?, Scooby Doo, Shaggy Rogers, Velma Dinkley, Daphne Blake, Freddy Jones, 1969-72

Ultimate Trivia: Classic TV Cartoons & Kids Shows

“What’s up, Doc?,” think you know what episode Bugs Bunny first said this in? Take our ultimate cartoon quiz to see if you’re right.

MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC, (top): Rainbow Dash, (bottom, from left): Rarity, Fluttershy, Applejack, Pinkamena Diane 'Pinkie' Pie, Twilight Sparkle, Spike, (Season 4, ep. 410, aired Jan. 18, 2014).

‘My Little Pony’ Convention Gets Shut Down in Moscow Due to Fears of “LGBTQ+ Propaganda”

This past Sunday, police were called to Moscow to shut down a convention for fans of the children’s show ‘My Little Pony.’

image from the 2024 Disney+ animated series

Disney+ Drops Trailer & Teaser Poster for ‘X-Men ’97’

The new Marvel animated series is a revival of the fan-favorite 1992-97 show ‘X-Men: The Animated Series’ and picks up where that one ended.

Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin from left: Franklin Armstrong, Charlie Brown, (aired Feb. 16, 2024)

Peanuts Fixing Past Wrong with New Special Called ‘Welcome Home, Franklin’

Franklin is new in town and looking to make friends with the Peanuts gang in this new special.

The Floor, Fiddler on the Roof

‘Fiddler on the Roof’! The Biggest Misses on ‘The Floor’ Episode 3

Nostalgia and trivia fans obsessed over new game show.

Unspecified - 1977: The Grinch, Max promotional artwork / storyboards for the ABC tv special 'Halloween is Grinch Night'.

You Know ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ but Have You Seen ‘Halloween is Grinch Night?’

This is pretty WILD!

Charlie Brown Christmas 1965

Where to Watch Your Favorite Peanuts Movies & Specials

Find out how to watch ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas.’

THE BUGS BUNNY/ROAD-RUNNER MOVIE, (aka THE BUGS BUNNY/ROAD RUNNER MOVIE), from left: Road Runner (archive sound: Paul Julian), Wile E. Coyote (voice: Mel Blanc) 1979

Congressman Calls Out Warner Bros. For Scrapping Movies

Warner Bros. is reversing its decision to scrap ‘Coyote vs. Acme’ for a tax write-off.

GARFIELD: A TALE OF TWO KITTIES, Garfield, (voiced by Bill Murray), 2006

New ‘Garfield’ Movie Starring Chris Pratt and Samuel L. Jackson is Coming in 2024

Hide your lasagna, a new Garfield is coming.

THE SIMPSONS, (from left): future Bart Simpson, Homer Simpson, 'Mr. Lisa's Opus', (Season 29, ep. 2908, aired Dec. 3, 2017

‘Simpsons’ Producer Says Homer Will Never Stop Strangling Bart

There were some rumors the long-running gag was axed.

promotional image for the 1978 Godzilla cartoon series from Hanna-Barbera. Standing on a beach in front of a cliff, on the left of this illustration, is the animated figure of Godzilla; his body is light green, scales running down his back are darker green. He is facing the right of the image and his holding a ship in his left hand. Just below him and to his right, and much smaller, is the character Godzooky, who looks similar to Godzilla but has flaps beneath each arm that are lifting him aloft a few feet off the beach. Godzooky looks smiling and happy, while Godzilla has a serious look on his face.

Godzilla’s Best Non-Movie ’70s Appearances

In the late 1970s, after the first wave of Godzilla movies ended, there were still plenty of other fun outlets where fans could enjoy the King of the Monsters: toys, models, cartoons, records and even a Marvel Comics series.

THE SMURFS, (1981), 1981-90.

‘The Smurfs’ Turn 65 & We Look At Their Lasting Impact on Pop Culture

The little blue woodland creatures have been around since 1958!

THE FLINTSTONES MEET ROCKULA AND FRANKENSTONE, Rockula, Fred Flintstone, Barney Rubble, Frankenstone, 1979

Do You Remember ‘The Flintstones’ Halloween Special Featuring an ‘Addams Family’ Member’s Voice?

The Flintstones and Rubbles meet Rockula and Frankenstone.

DISNEYLAND, (aka DISNEY'S WONDERFUL WORLD, aka WALT DISNEY'S WONDERFUL WORLD OF COLOR, aka WALT DISNEY PRESENTS), Mixckey Mouse (in TV), presenting Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Peter Pan, Pinicchio, Lady and the Tramp, The Three Little Pigs, Bambi, Goofy, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Daisy Duck, Cinderella, Tinkerbell and other characters, ca. 1960

House of Mouse: Collecting The Wonderful World Of Disneyana

The magical animated world Walt Disney created turns 100 today!

Arthur Rankin Jr in Penthouse

Former Penthouse of Arthur Rankin Jr. of Rankin/Bass Productions Up For Sale

Plus, hear a story and see photos from Rankin/Bass historian Rick Goldschmidt, who once visited Arthur in the penthouse.

SCOOBY DOO, WHERE ARE YOU?, Velma, Scooby Doo, Shaggy, Daphne, Fred, 1969-72

Creepiest & Grooviest Villains from ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!’

Kids first tuned in to see Scooby and the gang on September 13, 1969.

THE WUBBULOUS WORLD OF DR. SEUSS, Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose, The Cat in the Hat, Sue Snue, Horton the Elephant, Yertle the Turtle, The Grinch, The Wickershams, 1996-98.

Wondery & Dr. Seuss Team Up For New Podcast Series

Dr. Suess Enterprises and the Amazon-owned podcast Wondery releasing new content.

image from a video teaser for MeTV's

Woody Woodpecker Is Coming to MeTV’s ‘Saturday Morning Cartoons’

Classic animated shorts starring the mischievous cartoon bird with the iconic laugh — as well as his colorful cast of pals from Walter Lantz Productions, including Andy Panda and penguin Chilly Willy — will be spotlighted in the hourlong block ‘Woody Woodpecker and Friends.’

Betty Boop

Betty Boop Made Her Debut On This Day in 1930

Revisit the history of the famous and darling Betty Boop.

THE FLINTSTONES, Fred, Dino, Wilma, Pebbles, Bamm-Bamm, Betty, Barney, 1960-1966.

Yabba-Dabba-Doo! A New ‘Flintstones’ Reboot & A Look at All of the Spin-offs & Remakes

The beloved 1960s Hanna-Barbera cartoon is getting an adult makeover.

POPEYE, Popeye, Wimpy, 1956 - 1963.

Celebrating Popeye the Sailor Man’s 90 Years in Animation!

Toot, Toot! The spinach eating sailor, Popeye, turns 90 (July 14, 2023). Expert Fred M. Grandinetti shares the history of this beloved comic icon and his pals.

SYMPHONY HOUR, Mickey Mouse, 1942

Disney+ Adds Classic Shorts in Honor of the Disney 100 Celebration

Disney is still celebrating Disney 100!

GARFIELD: THE MOVIE, Garfield the cat, 2004, TM & Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All righ

Lasagna Loving Cat Garfield First Debuted on This Day in 1978

Put a birthday candle on a piece of lasagna because it is Garfield’s birthday!

A still image from the 1929 black-and-white Walt Disney animated short

Over 20 Newly Restored Classic Disney Animated Shorts Coming to Disney+

With titles spanning 1927 to 1961 — featuring iconic characters like Mickey Mouse, as well as forgotten ones like Oswald the Lucky Rabbit — the collection of shorts will be rolled out in monthly batches leading up to Disney’s 100th anniversary in October 2023.

THE NEW SPIRIT, poster art, Donald Duck, 1942

Move Over Mickey Mouse, It Is Donald Duck Day

Every year on June 9th, we celebrate Donald Duck Day in honor of his very first appearance in 1934.

SPIDER-MAN: ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE, (aka SPIDER-MAN: ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE PART ONE), Spider-Man/Miles Morales (voice: Shameik Moore), 2023.

‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Takes Theaters by Storm!

What makes Spider-Man so appealing that his character has been a pillar of pop culture for decades?

The Yellow Kid comic

National Cartoonist Day Was Inspired by “The Yellow Kid”

Celebrate the joy of comic strips and cartoons on National Cartoonist Day!