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SHOWS FOR YOUNGSTERS AND THEIR PARENTS TOO : 'Roger Ramjet' lands on Cartoon Network; that 'Darn Cat' is on Disney; 'Raiders' found on TBS

July 07, 1996|LEE HARRIS | TIMES STAFF WRITER

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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