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Western Animation / Archie's TV Funnies

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This Filmation series on CBS was an early successor series to The Archie Show. As a Framing Device, Archie and his friends worked at a Riverdale television station. The real purpose of the program, however, was to showcase these animated adaptations of newspaper comic strips:

The Fabulous Funnies, also produced by Filmation in 1978, was a later series on NBC with a similar concept with nearly all the strips featured from TV Funnies, (all except for Dick Tracy, The Dropouts, Moon Mullins, and Smokey Stover) and included Alley Oop and Tumbleweeds . For its Framing Device, Foozy of Alley Oop acted as host introducing the various segments.

In addition to the tropes found in the source material, this series provides examples of: