Western Animation: Saturday Supercade
"Saturday Supercade! Gather 'round, we'll get your video friends together."
An hourlong Animated Anthology
of shorts, produced by Ruby-Spears
, based on early 1980s video games. As might be expected with the limited amount of plot in the games of that era, the stories diverged wildly from the games out of sheer necessity. The following games were featured:
This series was unusual in that it collected characters from different video game companies. The character most obviously lacking, of course, was Pac-Man
, who already had his own competing shownote
Each game appeared to exist in its own universe, with the exception of the Donkey Kong
and Donkey Kong Jr
stories, which shared one (though they didn't overlap).