Teletoon Retro Programming Highlights November 2010
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Teletoon Retro Big Ticket Movie
Tom & Jerry: The Movie (Encore Presentation)
Friday, November 5 at 7 p.m. ET
When Tom and Jerry lose their house and are forced to live on the streets, the pair team up to take on a variety of foes. Making friends along the way with a young runaway girl, Tom and Jerry embark on a quest to help her find her missing father.
Bugs Bunny’s 1001 Rabbit Tales (Encore Presentation)
Friday, November 12 at 7 p.m. ET
Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck work together at the Ramblin House Publishing Company, and are in a fierce competition over who can sell the most books. They devise a plan to travel the world to out-do each other – and the laughs pile up along the way.
The Man Called Flintstone (Encore Presentation)
Friday, November 19 at 7 p.m. ET
Fred's exact double, famed secret agent Rock Slag, has been injured on assignment. Now Fred must step into Slag's trench coat and meet the exotic and notorious Tanya in Paris . . . so the Flintstones and their neighbours, the Rubbles, leave on a trip that the others believe is a vacation.
Daffy Duck’s Quackbusters (Encore Presentation)
Friday, November 26 at 7 p.m. ET
Down on his luck, Daffy befriends a billionaire who will pay any price for a good laugh. However, Daffy’s new venture is so successful that his new employer literally dies laughing, bequeathing the lucky duck his fortune. But when greedy Daffy fails to carry out his benefactor's wishes, his ghost returns from the grave and Daffy must ask his old friends for help.
Sunday Retro Rewind Marathon
The Jetsons (Six back-to-back episodes)
Sunday, November 7 at 1 p.m. ET
From his home in Jellystone Park, Yogi Bear dreams of nothing more in life than to outwit as many unsuspecting tourists as he can and grab their prized picnic baskets ... all while staying one step ahead of the ever-exasperated Ranger Smith. Yogi's little buddy, Boo Boo, tries to keep Yogi out of trouble, but rarely succeeds.
The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show (Three back-to-back episodes)
Sunday, November 14 at 1 p.m. ET
Meet George Jetson and his quirky family: wife Jane, son Elroy and daughter Judy. Living in the automated, push-button world of the future hasn't made life any easier for the harried husband and father, who gets into one comical misadventure after another.
ThunderCats (Six back-to-back episodes)
Sunday, November 21 at 1 p.m. ET
After their home planet is destroyed, a band of half-human, half-feline creatures attempt to build a life on “Third Earth.” However, all is not peaceful on their new planet as the evil demon Mumm-Ra regularly ventures from his home, the black pyramid, to try to destroy the ThunderCats and steal the powerful Sword of Omens.
Transformers (Six back-to-back episodes)
Sunday, November 28 at 1 p.m. ET
A battle rages between Autobots and Decepticons in this beloved 1984 animated series. The Transformers are alien robots from the planet Cybertron that hide in plain sight on Earth by morphing into everyday machines. The evil Decepticons, led by Megatron, seek to drain the Earth of all its resources, but Optimus Prime and his Autobots are determined to protect the Earth and its people at all costs.
The Real Ghostbusters (Network Premiere Episodes)
Daily at 4:30 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. ET and 12 a.m. ET
Based on the movie Ghostbusters, the series follows Venkman, Spengler and the rest of the gang as they run their supernatural pest control business – with some new additions to the staff.
Casper & Friends
Daily at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET
This spooky series follows the adventures of everybody’s favourite little ghost, Casper, as he attempts to make friends with everyone he meets. The good-natured ghoul unwittingly scares most of the characters he comes across, but he always manages to befriend those in need, and inevitably saves the day.
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