Friday, March 28, 2014

11 Cartoon Series DVD Boxsets Currently Less Than $18 On Amazon

While there are still many short-lived '80s cartoons that have never received a proper release in the U.S. such as Turbo TeenMr. T, and Shirt Tales, thankfully several other complete series DVD boxsets are available and at a decent price on Amazon. 

Check out the 11 animated shows listed below that are currently less than $18 for the entire series! Click on the title for a direct link to each Amazon item to order or add to a wishlist... 

Includes all 27 episodes originally broadcast from 1983-85
Dungeons & Dragons was one of CBS's most popular animated series and was later broadcast on NBC (1990), FoxKids (1992), Jetix (2006) and ToonDisney (2006). Featuring the voice talents of Willie Ames (Eight is Enough), Adam Rich (Eight is Enough) Donny Most (Happy Days) and veteran voice actors Frank Welker, Jennifer Darling and Peter Cullen.
Includes all 65 episodes originally broadcast from 1987-88 (Does not include movie)
This groundbreaking syndicated hit from the American animators of Filmation has all the mysticism, humor, futuristic fantasy and pulse-pounding action that you remember. Special features include a feature-length audio commentary track with producer Lou Scheimer, director Tom Tataranowicz, Voice Actor Pat Fraley, Animator Tom Sito and Voice Director Erika Scheimer.
Jayce & The Wheeled Warriors: Volume 1 ($7.06)
Jayce & The Wheeled Warriors: Volume 2 ($7.99)
Vol 1 & 2 sets include all 65 episodes originally broadcast in 1985
Based on the popular line of Mattel toys and scripted by acclaimed writers such as J. Michael Straczynski (creator of Babylon 5,) Jayce And The Wheeled Warriors take nostalgic action to a whole new level! Follow the adventures and battles as they travel the universe on a desperate quest to destroy the evil leader Saw Boss and his loyal followers, the Monster Minds. Joined by The Lightning League, Jayce embarks on a journey to find his father and return the two pieces of The Magic Roots together, which will destroy the evil leader and his followers who will stop at nothing in order to dominate the galaxy!
C.O.P.S. - Volume 1 ($8.41)
C.O.P.S. - Volume 2 ($7.37)
Vol 1 & 2 sets include all 65 episodes originally broadcast in 1988-89
The members of C.O.P.S. are all extraordinary crimefighters each one a master of a special skill, each one dedicated to the cause of justice. Though the concept may be simple, the job isn t easy: The Big Boss and his gang are the roughest and most persistent bunch of criminals to challenge law and order in Empire City. Originally aired in syndication and was then shown on CBS® Saturday Mornings in 1993 under the title CyberCOPS. The show was based on Hasbro's line of action figures called "C.O.P.S. N Crooks." Created by Kevin Alteri best known for his work on Batman: The Animated Series.
Defenders of the Earth - The Complete Series ($15.99)
Includes all 65 episodes originally broadcast from 1986-87
Tyrant Ming the Merciless and his vast army of evil accomplices are working overtime to eliminate the human race. But the Defenders of Earth led by legendary crime-fighters The Phantom, Flash Gordon, Mandrake and his trusted confidant and bodyguard Lothar join forces with their uniquely talented teenage children to challenge Ming and his evil followers in a series of great adventures.
Drak Pack: Complete Series ($8.00)
Includes all 16 episodes originally broadcast from 1980-82
When three teenage friends put their hands together and shout; they transform into descendants of Dracula, Frankenstein and The Wolfman. Now dedicated to reversing the evil image of their ancestors, this new generation of crime-fighting monsters Drak Jr., Frankie, and Howler band together as the Drak Pack! This good-versus-evil cartoon stars the voices of Alan Oppenheimer (He-Man), Jerry Dexter (Josie and the Pussycats), Bill Callaway (Aquaman of Super Friends), Hans Conried (Captain Hook in Walt Disney's Peter Pan), Don Messick (Scooby on Scooby-Doo) and Chuck McCann (Ben/The Thing in Fantastic Four).
The Littles - The Complete Collection ($12.99) 
Includes all 29 episodes and two feature-length films originally broadcast from 1983-86
Deep within the walls of the Bigg house lives a family of small, nearly-human creatures with tails and pointed ears known as The Littles. Despite their small stature, The Littles are a tightly-knit loving family with the same cares, worries and joys that we share. But being so tiny in such a large a world brings many adventures and jeopardies to the Littles, for something as sweet and cuddly as a household cat is a real menace to them. Henry, a young boy who has discovered the existence of the Littles, joins them in many of their adventures as the Littles live in his home and as they travel to many far off places of the world meeting other Littles and having even more adventures.
Vol 1 & 2 sets include all 65 episodes originally broadcast in 1987
Whether spending their time and money on stretch limos, chic malls or glittering discos, the Beverly Hills Teens still have the same problems and pains as the typical kid. Dating, making the team or cheerleading squad, impossible homework assignments, coordinating wardrobes, schoolgirl crushes and jealousies are just a few of the problems that keep the lives of the gang in a constant state of comic turmoil. Flashback to the bodacious ridiculousness of the 1980s with America's wealthiest cartoon teens!
Includes all 13 episodes originally broadcast in 1987
My Pet Monster is an animated series about a young boy, named Max, who goes to a toy store looking to purchase a new toy in the hopes that he will find a new best friend. What he finds is an odd looking monster with a pink face and purple body which also happens to wear mysterious cuffs around its wrists. At home, Max inspects the cuffs and attempts to remove them. In succeeding, he watches in amazement as his curious looking toy magically comes to life; growing six feet tall and having an appetite for garbage! What ensues shortly after are a series of unpredictable adventures involving Max, Monster and many of their friends, as they try to maintain the secret of Monster's existence and keep him from being dragged back into Monster Land through a dimensional door by the villainous Beastur. Much of the voice cast of My Pet Monster returned several years later for Beetlejuice animated series.
David the Gnome Collection ($17.99)
Includes all 26 episodes originally broadcast in 1987
David the Gnome is about a wise and friendly gnome doctor who heals injuries, helps other creatures, and fights trolls. This is the complete original series as broadcast on Nick Jr. and The Learning Channel. Created by Claudio Biern Boyd based on the book The Gnomes by author Wil Huygen and illustrator Rien Poortvliet.
Pole Position Collection ($6.78)
Includes all 10 of the 13 original episodes broadcast in 1984
This is the story of a family of stunt racers who run the Pole Position Stunt Show. After a tragic accident leaves three children parentless, a secret is revealed that the kid’s parents were actually part of an undercover crime-fighting government agency. The kids, along with two computerized cars, vow to carry on their parents work as they become the New Pole Position Force!

Note: The above list contains links to region 1 DVD sets for play in the USA and Canada. Images and descriptions courtesy Amazon. Prices as of March 28, 2014 not including any shipping cost.