While all the other kids were allowed to sleep in and watch cartoons every Saturday morning, I dragged my feet to Greek school. I would so look forward to those holiday weekends so I could finally watch all of my favourite TV shows.
I’m so happy to be able to re-live some of those memories and introduce those same characters to my own children in the old-school classic cartoons. Favourite cartoons from my childhood are now classics. Even as a child I had an eclectic taste, if I do say so myself! I enjoyed superhero cartoons including Batman, Spiderman and Hercules, the fun and loveable Smurfs, the hilarious Scooby-Doo and, of course, Bugs Bunny.
Here are some of my favourite Throwback to my Childhood picks on Netflix:
Bugs Bunny Road Runner Movie
This anthology of cartoons starring Bugs Bunny and the Road Runner features 11 hilarious shorts and an array of classic clips. The “wascally wabbit” recalls escapades with Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Road Runner, Elmer Fudd, Pepe LePew, Wile E. Coyote.
Tom and Jerry: The Movie
Tom and Jerry, one of the most famous animated duos of all time, come to life on the silver screen in this magical, music-filled adventure.
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic
Journey to the enchanted land of Equestria, where unicorn Twilight Sparkle and her pals have adventures and learn valuable lessons about friendship.
The Magic School Bus
Join Ms. Frizzle as the Magic School Bus travels to outer space, under the sea, through an anthill and even inside the human body.
Peter Parker comes of age in an epic tale that finds him torn between his teenage life and and a war between SHIELD and Norman Osborn.
Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island
When Daphne’s TV show does a segment on real monsters, the gang fires up the Mystery Machine and heads to Moonscar Island, where zombies await.
Upcoming shows like the new Netflix original series Popples and The Magic School Bus gives parents and their kids more to bond over. Not only are old-school classics more popular than ever, but these reboots are introducing a whole new generation to some of the beloved characters we grew up with.