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HBO Max Is Bringing Us ‘Garbage Pail Kids’ As An Animated Series And I Can’t Wait!

Talk about a blast from the past, I still have all of my Garbage Pail Kids cards from the 80s!

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It’s crazy that I have managed to hang on to them all of these years, through many moves and even a house fire, but I have them!

I was obsessed with them as a kid and so were all of my friends.

The cards were first launched in 1985 and were basically a parody of the Cabbage Patch Kids which were super popular back then as well.

Each card was similar to a baseball card and they were also stickers, although I never used mine as stickers.

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Now Danny McBride’s Rough House Pictures is developing an animated series based on the Garbage Pail Kids characters from the trading cards.

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The series will be produced with Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company, which is the company that owns Topps.

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Topps is the baseball cards company that was the original creator of Garbage Pail Kids.

In 1987 there was a live-action movie called ‘The Garbage Pail Kids Movie’ that I never watched, I honestly didn’t even know there was a movie.

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There was also an animated show called ‘Garbage Pail Kids’ and it was never broadcast in the US because of controversial themes.

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In 1988 Topps quit producing the cards, however, they brought them back in 2003.

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They did not reach the level of popularity that they had in the beginning though.

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The new ‘Garbage Pail Kids’ animated series is said to be family-friendly for audiences of every age.

I wonder if this will increase the value of my cards, maybe I’ll have something to sell…

Show me the money!

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