Daily Trivia: 1/18/12

Question: Who joined McDonald’s cast of characters in 1980, promoting their breakfast menu?

Last Question: What cartoon featured characters named “Cheetara” and “Lion-O”?

Answer: Thundercats

ThunderCats originally ran from 1985-1989. It followed the adventures of a group of cat-like humanoid aliens. They were led by Lion-O, and included Cheetara, Panthro, Tygra, WilyKit and WilyKat, and Snarf. They battled against Mumm-Ra and the mutants of Plun-Darr. The show was very popular, and had a line of action figures, board games and video games. They even had their own Burger King meal:

And if you started noticing the ThunderCats emblem on t-shirts in the mid 1990’s and 2000s, you weren’t going crazy. A reto-spurt had started. And now a new series of the show airs on The Cartoon Network.

Here is the original show intro:

Here is the new version:

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