14 Hanna-Barbera Jokes That Really Got Our Goat

From ‘The Jetsons’ to ‘The Flintstones’… that’s almost all of the good ones
14 Hanna-Barbera Jokes That Really Got Our Goat

With bangers like Sinbad Jr. and His Magic BeltThe Herculoids and Goober and the Ghost Chasers, it was hard to pin down our all-time favorite goofs from the Hanna-Barberaverse. But we gave it the ol’ college try anyway…

The Jetsons: Mr. Spacely Assigned George to Solve Future Y2K

Mr. Spacely: Jetson! Thank goodness you’re still here! I’ve got some good news and some bad news...

George Jetson: What’s the bad news, Mr. Spacely?

Mr. Spacely: We’ve discovered a very dangerous computer virus that you have to stop right away!

George Jetson: But that could take months! By the way... what’s the good news?

Mr. Spacely: The good news is, I don’t have to do it! Bye now!

Yogi Bear: The Average Bear Isn’t Exactly a Mensa Candidate

Yogi Bear: I’m so smart it hurts.

Boo Boo: Uh, you’re standing on the soldering iron.

Yogi Bear: OR IT’S THAT! 

The Flintstones: Fred’s Hard Day

Wilma: Look at me Fred, I’m calm.

Fred: Why shouldn’t you be? Your wife isn’t having a baby.

Scooby Doo, Where Are You!: Velma Stays Cool, Calm and Collected

Velma: There’s a very logical explanation for all this.

Shaggy: Quick, tell me.

Velma: The place is haunted.

Wacky Races: Mere Feet From the Finish Line, Dick Dastardly Is Met With a Moral Quandary

“No, Muttley, we can’t win fairly! We’re villains, ergo we have to cheat!”

The Smurfs: Natural Smurfling Basically Gave First Aid to Godzilla

Papa Smurf: Nature Smurf, this time your love of animals has gone too far.

Natural Smurfling: I can’t help it, Papa Smurf. Azrael got his foot caught in one of Gargamel’s traps. I couldn’t just leave him there to die.

Papa Smurf: Okay, but as soon as his foot is better, then back he goes. Understand?

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventures: A Citrus Conundrum

Ted: Bill, I just have one question for you.

Bill: What is it, Ted?

Ted: What color is an orange?

Bill: Ted, you bonehead! Its color is the same as its name! Just like a lemon.

The Jetsons: R.U.D.I. Was an A.I. With an Elon Musk-esque Sense of Humor

George Jetson: Ready, R.U.D.I?

R.U.D.I.: R.U.D.I’s ready.

George Jetson: Alright, what are my chances of getting a two-week vacation this year?

(R.U.D.I prints out a card)

George Jetson: “Your weight is 168 pounds.” I don’t get it, what’s my weight got to do with getting a vacation?

R.U.D.I.: Fat chance.

The Flintstones: Barney Gets Philosophical During a Card Game

Fred: Barney, what would you do if you were holding the queen alone?

Barney: I don’t know, Fred, it all depends on what time the king gets home.

Yogi Bear: This Is Some Top-Notch Wisdom

“I don’t think we do get smarter as we get older, I just think we run out of stupid things to do.”

Scooby Doo, Where Are You!: Assuming You Know the Catchphrase of Famous Ventriloquist Señor Wences Was ‘S’aright,’ This Is Hilarious

Shaggy: Uh oh. Like, which way did they go?

Disembodied Skull: They went that-a-way.

Shaggy: Oh, thanks, man.

Disembodied Skull: S’aight.

The Smurfs: Never Follow Papa Smurf to a Second (or Third) Location

Brainy Smurf: Is it much further, Papa Smurf?

Papa Smurf: Not much further, my little smurfs.

Jokey Smurf: Is it much further, Papa Smurf?

Papa Smurf: Not much further, my little smurfs

Grouchy Smurf: Is it much further, Papa Smurf?

Papa Smurf: YES, IT IS!

You See, the Addams Family Thinks That Anything Bad Is Good, and Anything Good Is Bad

Gomez Addams: Race you to the swamp, last one there’s a fresh egg!

2 Stupid Dogs: Classic Dog Logic

Little Dog: What is it?

Big Dog: Can’t tell.

Little Dog: Wanna eat it?

Big Dog: Yup.

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