Creators: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Networks (Years): CBS (1970-1972)

Respect due to Harlem Globetrotters for having the cartoon world's first black male protagonists, and only a few years after the Civil Rights Movement. Still, why they gotta be some jive-talking, wisecracking, basketball-playing, limited-ass brothers who travel around-literally, those dudes had no respect for the rules of the game!-resolving conflicts with a game of hoops instead of, say, high-minded debates? The white man's intentional foul? We think so.