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PR: Smurfs and Sweethearts on TELETOON Retro this February

by on January 17, 2009


TELETOON Retro adds new vintage episodes of The Smurfs to the schedule this month while February 14 sees cartoon classics cuddle-up with Valentine’s Day episodes of Fraggle Rock, The Raccoons, The Jetsons and more.

February 1 – February 5

In The Tom & Jerry Show on Sunday, February 1 at 7 am and 11:30 am ET, the cat and mouse duo are taken in by a devious fox who pretends to be sick.

On Monday, February 2, in an episode of The Smurfs, never before seen on TELETOON Retro, The Smurfs trick Gargamel into thinking he’s gone to Heaven to account for his past sins against them while Brainy grows a beard to be more like Papa. The Smurfs air everyday on TELETOON Retro at 8 am and 8 pm ET.

February 6 – February 12

The Pink Panther Show on Sunday, February 8 at 10 am ET, sees our rose-hued hero evades a dog catcher only to find himself face to face with a ferocious dog and two rowdy children.

On Tuesday, February 10, Harry tries to dissuade a burgeoning romance between Alice and a middle-aged school teacher in Wait Till Your Father Gets Home at 9 pm ET.

February 13 – February 19

On Valentine’s Day, Saturday, February 14, iconic characters experience the highs and the lows of love with romantic episodes of classic cartoons airing throughout the day.

At 8 am and 8 pm ET, Hefty and Handy, along with the rest of the inhabitants if the village compete for the attention of Smurfette in an amourous episode of The Smurfs.

In Fraggle Rock at 9 am and 7:30 pm ET, Wembley falls in love with a Fraggle named Lou but it is hard to tell if his affections are sincere after Marjory, the Trash Heap, gives him a love potion.

When a business invitation gets misunderstood Cyril Sneer finds himself reluctantly heading for the altar in The Raccoons at 9:30 am and 1:30 pm ET.

In The Jetsons at 4:30 pm ET, George and Jane try and take time out of their busy schedule to go for a second honeymoon in Las Venus but George finds it hard to leave work behind.

Fred is feeling threatened in The Flintstones at 5 pm ET when he discovers a mysterious love letter addressed to Wilma.

February 20 – February 28

The SmurfsonFriday, February 20at 8 am and 8 pm ET, Jokey learns about humility when he helps out a tortured sand troll that he had previously teased.

On Thursday, February 26 at 5:30 pm ET, Professor Poisson invites Scooby and the gang aboard his ship, where they encounter the mysterious ghost of Captain Pescado in Scooby-Doo.

TELETOON Retro has given a new home to animated favourites such as Bugs Bunny, The Smurfs and Scooby-Doo. Offering a nostalgic throwback to timeless cartoons, the channel delivers new laughs with familiar friends like Tom & Jerry, Rocky and Bullwinkle and Woody Woodpecker. TELETOON Retro is now available on Access Communications (Ch. 271), Bell TV (Ch. 599), Bluewater TV Cable & Ex-Cen Cablevision (Ch. 24), Cable Cable Inc. (Ch. 508), Cogeco Cable (Ch. 87), Compton Cable (Ch. 90), Execulink Cablecom (Ch. 130), Mitchell Seaforth Cable TV (Ch. 545), Mountain Cablevision (Ch. 390), MTS Allstream Inc. (Ch. 235), SaskTel (Ch. 46), Shaw Cable (Ch. 67), Source Cable (Ch.123), Star Choice (Ch. 536), Rogers Digital Cable (Ch. 284), Vidéotron illico Digital TV (Ch. 159), Ward Cable TV (Ch. 545) and Westman Communications (Ch. 68).

Available in both English and French, TELETOON Retro presents classic cartoons all day, everyday. A nostalgic throwback to favourites of the past, TELETOON Retro delivers new laughs with familiar friends in almost six million Canadian homes. TELETOON Canada brings kids, youth and adults the best in animated entertainment with four nationwide specialty television channels, TELETOON, TÉLÉTOON,and TELETOON Retro. Founded in 1997, TELETOON Canada inc. is owned by Astral Media (50%) and Corus Entertainment (50%).

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