Can You Remember These Classic '50s Cartoons from Just One Image?

By: Kennita Leon

Can You Remember These Classic '50s Cartoons from Just One Image?
Image: ABC

About This Quiz

Cartoons have come a long way since being illustrations in magazines, although some still are. But these once-drawings have now become animated fixtures on our television screens, since the early 20th century. Today, many of the cartoons that are around are remakes or have been inspired by what existed back in the day and a lot of them include the cartoons that existed in the 50s and 60s. But we're zooming in on one decade in particular. We want to take it almost 70 years back in the past and see if you remember some of the best cartoons of the 50s. 

We're going to show you some clips of some really old fifties cartoons and it'll be your job to correctly guess their names. If that wasn't enough, we're also going to give you a few hints to help steer you in the right direction, you know, if you get lost for a bit. 

So, come and take a fun trip with us down memory lane and see if you can figure out just which fifties cartoon is which in this really cool back in the day quiz. And don't worry, passing doesn't mean that you're old- it just means that you're a huge cartoon fan. 

The Huckleberry Hound Show Name this cartoon.
Dungeons & Dragons
The Huckleberry Hound Show
"The Huckleberry Hound Show" is a 1958 syndicated show which featured three segments starring Huckleberry Hound, Yogi Bear, and Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks.
Tom And Jerry
Danger Mouse

Advertisement

Peabody's Improbable History Which of these names matches the cartoon in this picture?
Peabody's Improbable History
"Peabody's Improbable History" is an animated series centering a genius dog named Mr. Peabody who adopts an orphaned local boy called Sherman.
Count Duckula
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
Super Friends

Advertisement

The Woody Woodpecker Show Which cartoon is this?
Mighty Mouse
The Woody Woodpecker Show
"The Woody Woodpecker Show" is a 30-minute television series depicting the antics of the titular character and other Walter Lantz characters including Chilly Willy.
Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers
Invader Zim

Advertisement

Snagglepuss What's the name of this one?
Invader Zim
Popeye
Venture Brothers
Snagglepuss
"Snagglepuss" was created in 1959 by Hanna- Barbera. The cartoon evolves around a pink cougar who sports an upturned collar and a string tie – and has a huge desire to be a stage actor.

Advertisement

Felix the Cat
"Felix the Cat" is a 1958 adaptation of the silent film era funny animal cartoon character. The show ran for four seasons from 1958 to 1961.
Todd McFarlane's Spawn
ThunderCats
Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers

Advertisement

Pixie and Dixie and Mr Jinks Match this cartoon to its name.
Pixie and Dixie and Mr Jinks
"Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks" is a segment from "The Huckleberry Hound Show" starring twin mice Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks, an orange tuxedo cat.
Dungeons & Dragons
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
Death Note

Advertisement

Fractured Fairytales What was this show known as?
Tom And Jerry
Galaxy High
Super Friends
Fractured Fairy Tales
"Fractured Fairy Tales" is a segment of "Rocky and Bullwinkle Show". The segment deals with familiar fairy tales, but with a different storyline and modern humor.

Advertisement

Bozo - The World's Most Famous Clown1 Which '50s cartoon do you see here?
Dungeons & Dragons
Huckleberry Hound
Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown
"Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown" is a 1958 animated adaptation of the Bozo the Clown children's book series.
Mighty Mouse

Advertisement

The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show What's this cartoon's name?
Inspector Gadget
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Huckleberry Hound
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show
"The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends" is a 1959 series about the misadventures of a grey flying squirrel and a moose.

Advertisement

The Mighty Mouse Playhouse Which cartoon is this?
Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The Mighty Mouse Playhouse
"Mighty Mouse Playhouse," which aired on CBS from 1955 to 1966, was an anthology series composed of animated short films starring the titular character, Mighty Mouse.
Inspector Gadget

Advertisement

The Quick Draw McGraw Show What's the name of this cartoon?
Count Duckula
The Quick Draw McGraw Show
"The Quick Draw McGraw Show" is a Hanna-Barbera animated series about an anthropomorphic sheriff horse set in American Old West.
Popeye
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

Advertisement

Speedy Gonzales Can you tell us what this cartoon is called?
Freakazoid
Todd McFarlane's Spawn
Speedy Gonzales
"Speedy Gonzales" is an animated short film about a speedy, Mexican mouse who attempts to feed other starving mice by stealing cheese from a factory guarded by Sylvester the Cat.
Pinky and The Brain

Advertisement

The Gerald McBoing - Boing Show Can you tell us what this '50s show is called?
Freakazoid
Mighty Mouse
The Gerald McBoing-Boing Show
"The Gerald McBoing-Boing Show" is a series adaptation of the 1950 animated short film which centers around a little boy who speaks through sound effects rather than spoken words.
Tom And Jerry

Advertisement

Ivor the Engine What's the name of this one?
Galaxy High
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Mighty Mouse
Ivor the Engine
"Ivor the Engine" is a 1959 British stop-motion animated film which centers around the adventures of a small green locomotive and his friends.

Advertisement

Tom Terrific Which old-school animated show is this?
ThunderCats
Tom Terrific
"Tom Terrific," which was presented during the "Captain Kangaroo" children's show, was an animated series composed of several five-minute cartoons.
Gargoyles
Battle of the Planets

Advertisement

Astro Boy Which of these names matches the cartoon in this picture?
Astro Boy
"Astro Boy" was a 1950s cartoon which ran for 16 years on television screens. It was adapted from the Japanese version, which was originally called "The Mighty Atom". The Japanese version was actually an illustrated anime which had 23 volumes.
Tom And Jerry
Dungeons & Dragons
Danger Mouse

Advertisement

Auggie Doggie and Doggie Daddy Can you tell us what this '50s show is called?
Auggie Doggie and Doggie Daddy
"Auggie Doggie and Doggie Daddy" is a segment of "The Quick Draw McGraw Show" which revolves around the escapades of a dachshund father and son.
Todd McFarlane's Spawn
Tom And Jerry
Dungeons & Dragons

Advertisement

Captain Kangaroo What do you think this show is called?
Freakazoid
Huckleberry Hound
Captain Kangaroo
The original "Captain Kangaroo" took place in the Treasure House or the Captain's Place, where said Captain would talk to puppets and guests on his show. The cartoons were shorts made because of the success of the original show.
Danger Mouse

Advertisement

Mel-O-Toons What do you think this show is called?
Danger Mouse
Mel-O-Toons
"Knighty Knight Bugs" is a 1958 Looney Tunes animated short film starring Bugs Bunny as a court jester for King Arthur who must retrieve a singing sword from Yosemite Sam.
Popeye
Count Duckula

Advertisement

The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole Which old-school animated show is this?
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Popeye
Venture Brothers
The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole
"The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole" is an animated show revolving around the escapades of a boy and his teddy bear who hunt down bad guys.

Advertisement

Captain Pugwash What's this cartoon's name?
ThunderCats
Death Note
Super Friends
Captain Pugwash
"Captain Pugwash" is a 1957 animated series adaptation based on the adventures of a fictional pirate of a British children's comic strips.

Advertisement

Matty's Funday Funnies Identify the cartoon in this picture.
Matty's Funday Funnies
"Matty's Funday Funnies" is an animated compilation series which featured a variety of theatrical cartoons with characters such as Casper the Friendly Ghost.
Popeye
Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers
Inspector Gadget

Advertisement

The Ruff and Reddy Show What was this show known as?
Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers
The Ruff and Reddy Show
"The Ruff and Reddy Show" is a Hanna-Barbera animated TV show about a brave and good-natured dog name Reddy and a smart and loyal cat named Ruff.
Popeye
Galaxy High

Advertisement

New Adventures of the Space Explorers Tell us the name of this 50s cartoon.
Invader Zim
Mighty Mouse
New Adventures of the Space Explorers
"The New Adventures of the Space Explorers" is a 1959 sequel release of the popular 1958 "Space Explorers" series.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Advertisement

The Gumby Show Can you tell us what this cartoon is called?
Mighty Mouse
The Gumby Show
"The Gumby Show", which aired from 1957 to 1969 is an animated television series about a green, humanoid clay figure.
Popeye
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Advertisement

The Adventures of Paddy the Pelican Which cartoon is this?
Dungeons & Dragons
The Adventures of Paddy the Pelican
"The Adventures of Paddy the Pelican" is a 1954 animated series composed of six shorts about the antics of a mischievous pelican.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
Venture Brothers

Advertisement

Noggin the Nog Match this cartoon to its name.
Count Duckula
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
Noggin the Nog
"Noggin the Nog" is a British animated television series which centers around the simple, generous and modest King of the Northmen.
Venture Brothers

Advertisement

Snooper and Blabber What's the name of this here cartoon?
Snooper and Blabber
"Snooper and Blabber" is a segment of "The Quick Draw McGraw Show" starring a pair of cat and mouse detectives.
Huckleberry Hound
Freakazoid
Invader Zim

Advertisement

Winky Dink and You What's the name of this one?
Danger Mouse
Winky Dink and You
"Winky Dink and You" was a very popular children's show that was aired by CBS for your years during the 50s. The show starred a cartoon character named Winky Dink and his pet dog Woofer.
Invader Zim
Venture Brothers

Advertisement

When Magoo Flew Identify the cartoon in this picture.
When Magoo Flew
This show was a 50s short which was so successful that it won an Academy Award in 1955. It followed a near-sighted man named Mr. Magoo and his adventures to the movies, airplanes and various other locations.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
Count Duckula
Huckleberry Hound

Advertisement

Mickey Mouse Club Which '50s cartoon do you see here?
Tom And Jerry
Dungeons & Dragons
Mickey Mouse Club
"The Mickey Mouse Club" was a youth talent-oriented variety show that aired on ABC from 1955 to 1996. Mickey Mouse himself was the star of the show, appearing not only in cartoons but in openings and closing segments, too.
Danger Mouse

Advertisement

Ventriloquist Cat What's this cartoon's name?
Todd McFarlane's Spawn
Mighty Mouse
Ventriloquist Cat
While not actually a cartoon, Ventriloquist cat was an animated movie which followed an alley cat being chased by a not-so-smart mutt. He gains powers of ventriloquism when he jumped into a box of magicians' props. He then tries to play pranks on the dog, all of which backfire.
Popeye

Advertisement

Bucky and Pepito Name this cartoon.
Bucky and Pepito
Produced by Sam Singer, "Bucky and Pepito" followed two young boys who had adventures in the desert. This show was said to be among one of the worst animated shows in television history.
Huckleberry Hound
Invader Zim
Venture Brothers

Advertisement

A Rubovian Legend Name this cartoon.
Galaxy High
Inspector Gadget
Dungeons & Dragons
A Rubovian Legend
"A Rubovian Legend" is a 1955 British children's puppet series which follows the Royal Family in the fictional European country called Rubovia.

Advertisement

Clutch Cargo Which of these names matches the cartoon in this picture?
Tom And Jerry
Super Friends
Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers
Clutch Cargo
"Clutch Cargo" is an animated series about the adventurer Clutch Cargo, who is assigned to several perilous missions around the world.

Advertisement

Capt'n Sailorbird Can you tell us what this cartoon is called?
Death Note
Huckleberry Hound
Capt'n Sailorbird
"Capt'n Sailorbird" is an animated anthology TV show from the '50s. The show starred the titular character who introduced foreign language cartoons which were re-edited and dubbed into English.
Galaxy High

Advertisement

The Space Explorers Which old-school animated show is this?
Count Duckula
The Space Explorers
"The Space Explorers" is the 1958 animated series version of the animated feature film of the same name.
Todd McFarlane's Spawn
Danger Mouse

Advertisement

Colonel Bleep Which '50s cartoon do you see here?
Pinky and The Brain
Inspector Gadget
Tom And Jerry
Colonel Bleep
"Colonel Bleep", which aired from 1957 to 1960, is an animated series about an alien who was sent to Earth to investigate the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Advertisement

Herge's Adventures of Tintin Tell us the name of this 50s cartoon.
Invader Zim
Todd McFarlane's Spawn
Herge's Adventures of Tintin
"Hergé's Adventures of Tintin" is an animated adaptation of Hergé's popular comic book of the same name. The series ran for seven seasons from 1957 to 1964.
Venture Brothers

Advertisement

You Got:
/39

Featured