On Saturday morning, April 21, 1990, something pretty special hit the airwaves. A cartoon cross-over of epic proportions. Joining forces were: Bugs Bunny, Garfield, Winnie the Pooh and Tigger, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Muppet Babies Kermit, Gonzo and Miss Piggy, the Smurfs, Alf, Michelangelo of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Huey, Dewey and Louie of Ducktales, and Ghostbusters Slimer.
What were these beloved cartoon characters coming together to do?
Warn children about the dangers of doing drugs.
Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue aired commercial-free on all four major networks (Fox, ABC, NBC and CBS), as well as on many independent local stations and other cable networks. Continue reading