The 1980s was the beginning of the end for Filmation Studios ... sort of. For, while their Saturday morning fortunes began to fade and eventually disappear, their successes turned to the burgeoning syndication market. It was there, starting in the early 1980s, that the studio introduced us to a sword-wielding warrior who became an animated legend.
Unfortunately, the studio's success in syndication would be a small, but powerful, blip for the two-decade old company. By the end of the 1980s the studio would fade into memory as the company was broken up and its talent moved onto bigger and better things.
Even if those scenarios will be true for you on Dec. 25, I offer you my pity as my Christmas gift. Plus, you still would rather spend it listening to ol' Uncle Hernia Scar than watching one of these holiday hams.
New TV DVDs, in stores tomorrow.
- The Brady Bunch - Complete Series
- Entourage - Season 3, Vol. 1
- Law and Order - Season 5
- The Lost Room - Complete Mini-Series
- Mind of Mencia - Season 2 (Uncensored)
- The Pink Panther Show - Vol. 5: The Ant & The Aardvark
- Roseanne - Season 7
- She-Ra - Season 1, Vol. 2
- Tom Goes To The Mayor - Complete Series
- Twin Peaks - Season 2
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