10 Live Action Remakes of TV Cartoon Intros

Real-life versions of Futurama, King of the Hill and Pokemon!

Geoffrey Goldenby Geoffrey Golden

Somewhere in Toontown, Roger Rabbit is watching all of these YouTube videos and compulsively hitting the “like” button. Fans and professional filmmakers alike have been compelled for years to take their favorite television cartoon shows and recreate them in the real world – no small feat! Here are 10 live action remakes of TV cartoon intros:


The Simpsons

This is truly excellent.



How did this happen, Harlem Globetrotters?


King of the Hill

“I’m live action? That ain’t right.”



Roger Klotz hates string!


Darkwing Duck

When you’re in trouble you / call a guy named Harry Dyer.


Disney’s Recess

Making videos is a good way to use your recess.


The Real Ghostbusters

Well, some of the Ghostbusters.


Slam Dunk

Everyone’s favorite basketball anime! Also, basketball anime?



Gotta catch ‘em all… on a home video recorder.


The Flintstones

If the movie was just this, there’d be no problem.


Bonus: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

We’re not allowed to embed the video. Shredder must be behind this…


Geoffrey Golden is the Editor in Chief of The Devastator: The Quarterly Comedy Magazine For Humans!