Paw Paws

When Smurfsmania triggered a Saturday Morning cartoon bonanza in the mid-’80s, some wise syndicators realized that kids got up early on Sunday mornings, too, and they put together packages of cartoons and kids shows that could air on Sundays on local stations. The most famous of these packages was The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera, which included Richie Rich reruns, Yogi’s Treasure Hunt, and this My Little Pony clone called Paw Paws.

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Brian Boone

From the middle of nowhere in the Pacific Northwest, I contribute to the Retroist, write for trivia publications, and blog about music in a humorous fashion. I feel about "Back to the Future" the way you feel about "Star Wars." Also, I'm married and have a child (sorry ladies, orphans).

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3 thoughts on “Paw Paws

  1. Some Teddy says:

    I don’t know if “Paw Paws” had anything at all to do with “My Little Pony” (heck, I don’t recall any ponies in the show at all, this deceptive advertisement to the contrary). I’d actually call it a “Smurfs” clone (cute little nano-critters in an enchanted forest do… stuff…)

  2. plaidman76 says:

    I think I have most of this show on a homemade DVD somewhere…..was it actually called Paw Paws, or was it Paw Paw Bears? I for some remember Bears being in the title. And I don’t remember the ponies at all either. Great, now I gotta go dig up the DVD……..

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