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Drawn to Television: Prime-Time Animation from The Flintstones to Family Guy (Praeger Television Collection)Since late evening cartoons first aired in 1960, prime-time animated series have had a profound effect on American television and American culture at large. The characters and motifs from such shows as The Flintstones and The Simpsons are among the best-known images in world popular culture; and tellingly, even series that have not done well in prime time―series like The Jetsons, for instance―have yielded similarly iconic images. The advent of cable and several new channels devoted exclusive…