What's the ad for?
New season of Saturday morning cartoons on CBS
Hm, lets see what the fall of 1985 looked like on CBS on a Saturday morning.
- Berenstain Bears
- Jim Henson's Muppet Babies and Monsters
- Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling!
- Dungeons and Dragons
Muppet Babies and Monsters only lasted three episodes. the program was an expanded one hour long episode that paired the successful Muppet Babies with Muppet baby monsters. The Wuzzles lasted only 13 episodes which makes it one of the shortest animated series produced by Disney. Dungeons and Dragons lasted three seasons (27 episodes) and had Steve Gerber, the creator of Howard the Duck as story editor. Now here's where it gets interesting. The Young Astronauts was an animated show about a space family. The show was ready for the beginning of the fall launch and was therefore scheduled to debut in February of 1986. You might remember that on January 28th, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded moments after lift-off killing everyone aboard. The show was shelved and never seen again.