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, was a later series on NBC with a similar concept. For its Framing Device, a friend of Alley Oop introduced the various segments.
In addition to the tropes found in the source material, this series provides examples of: