SHOWS FOR YOUNGSTERS AND THEIR PARENTS TOO : ‘Roger Ramjet’ lands on Cartoon Network; that ‘Darn Cat’ is on Disney; ‘Raiders’ found on TBS
Deja vu alert for baby boomers: Roger Ramjet is now airing on the Cartoon Network (Sundays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 6 p.m.). The animated show first aired between 1965 and 1969. The hero (voiced by Gary Owens) is a test pilot and a klutz who rushes about saving the day and keeping America safe during five-minute episodes.
Sunday’s episodes: “The Shaft,” in which Roger creates a rocket that works backward; “Revolution,” with Roger going to San Domino to save Ambassador Henry Cabbage Patch; “Miss America,” in which he dresses as a woman to discover who has been kidnapping all the beauty queens; “Purloined Pinky,” in which he searches for the funniest entertainer in America; and “Surf Nuts,” featuring a surfing contest to determine who will spend a day with Lotta Love. For ages 5 and up.
A devilish Siamese cat leads FBI agents on a back-alley chase in their search for clues in a kidnapping in the 1965 Disney comedy That Darn Cat (Disney Channel, Sunday at 7 p.m.). Hayley Mills, Dean Jones and Dorothy Provine stars. For ages 10 and up.
In the 1981 movie Raiders of the Lost Ark, director Steven Spielberg brings back the thrills, chills and spirit of the Saturday matinee serials (TBS, Monday at 5:05 p.m.). Harrison Ford is the adventurous American archeologist Indiana Jones. For ages 10 and up.
Scooby, Scrappy and Shaggy find nothing but trouble as gym teachers in Scooby Doo and the Ghoul School (Disney Channel, Tuesday at 1 p.m.) At 2:30 p.m., Shaggy and his friends are kidnapped by Dracula in Scooby Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf. Shaggy is turned into a werewolf and can only get his old self back by winning the Monster Rally, which the Count is trying to prevent. For ages 5 and up.