Media from 1984.

Paper money

Old currency currently in circulation
$1-G (1983).jpg
$1 (Series 1981)
Up to A 99840000 B
A 00000001 C – A 67200000 C
Up to B 99840000 F
B 00000001 G – B 28800000 I
Up to C 99840000 B
C 00000001 C – C 28800000 D
Up to D 99840000 B
D 00000001 C – D 70400000 C
Up to E 99840000 C
E 00000001 D – E 44800000 F
Up to F 99840000 D
F 00000001 E – F 16000000 G
Up to G 99840000 D
G 00000001 E – G 64000000 F
Up to H 99840000 A
H 00000001 B – H 64000000 B
Up to I 70400000 A
I 00000001 B – I 35200000 B
Up to J 99840000 B
J 00000001 C – J 60800000 C
Up to K 99840000 C
K 00000001 D – K 51200000 D
Up to L 99840000 D
L 00000001 E – L 92800000 F
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$2 (Series 1976)
A 00000001 A – A 29440000 A
B 00000001 A – B 67200000 A
C 00000001 A – C 33280000 A
D 05440001 A – D 31360000 A
E 23040001 A – E 56960000 A
F 14720001 A – F 60800000 A
G 08000001 A – G 75520000 A
H 00000001 A – H 39040000 A
I 00000001 A – I 14080000 A
J 00000001 A – J 24960000 A
K 00000001 A – K 41600000 A
L 28160001 A – L 71680000 A
$5-L (1982).png
$5 (Series 1981)
Up to A 51200000 A
Up to B 99840000 B
B 00000001 C – B 19200000 C
Up to C 61440000 A
Up to D 92160000 A
D 00000001 B – D 12800000 B
Up to E 40960000 B
E 00000001 C – E 09600000 C
Up to F 20480000 B
F 00000001 C – F 09600000 C
Up to G 44800000 B
G 00000001 C – G 16000000 C
Up to H 35840000 A
H 00000001 B – H 09600000 B
Up to I 21760000 A
I 00000001 B – I 09600000 B
Up to J 85760000 A
J 00000001 B – J 12800000 B
Up to K 57600000 A
K 00000001 B – K 06400000 B
Up to L 76800000 B
L 00000001 C – L 25600000 C
$10-G (1982).png
$10 (Series 1981)
Up to A 92160000 A
A 00000001 B – A 12800000 B
Up to B 66560000 C
B 00000001 D – B 32000000 D
Up to C 62720000 A
C 00000001 B – C 09600000 B
Up to D 46080000 A
D 00000001 B – D 12800000 B
Up to E 90880000 A
E 00000001 B – E 12800000 B
Up to F 40960000 A
F 00000001 B – F 12800000 B
Up to G 25600000 B
G 00000001 C – G 19200000 C
Up to H 33280000 A
H 00000001 B – H 09600000 B
I 00000001 B – I 16000000 B
Up to J 43520000 A
J 00000001 B – J 09600000 B
Up to K 21760000 A
K 00000001 B – K 06400000 B
Up to L 96000000 A
L 00000001 B – L 28800000 B
$20-F (1982).png
$20 (Series 1981)
Up to A 17920000 B
A 00000001 C – A 09600000 C
Up to B 67840000 D
B 00000001 E – B 60800000 E
Up to C 72960000 A
Up to D 98560000 A
D 00000001 B – D 12800000 B
Up to E 10240000 C
E 00000001 D – E 16000000 D
Up to F 29440000 A
F 00000001 B – F 16000000 B
Up to G 62720000 C
G 00000001 D – G 22400000 D
Up to H 47360000 A
H 00000001 B – H 12800000 B
I 00000001 B – I 12800000 B
Up to J 19200000 B
J 00000001 C – J 12800000 C
Up to K 60160000 A
K 00000001 B – K 09600000 B
Up to L 83200000 C
L 00000001 D – L 35200000 D
$50-H (1981).jpg
$50 (Series 1977)
Up to A 16640000 A
Up to B 49920000 A
Up to C 05120000 A
Up to D 23040000 A
Up to E 24320000 A
Up to F 02560000 A
Up to G 47360000 A
Up to H 03840000 A
Up to I 03840000 A
Up to J 07680000 A
Up to K 14080000 A
Up to L 19200000 A
$50-L (1983).jpg
$50 (Series 1981)
A 00000001 A – A 08960000 A
B 00000001 A – B 46080000 A
B 00000001 B – B 09600000 B
C 00000001 A – C 01280000 A
D 00000001 A – D 15360000 A
E 00000001 A – E 12800000 A
F 00000001 A – F 01280000 A
G 00000001 A – G 44800000 A
H 00000001 A – H 01280000 A
I 00000001 A – I 02560000 A
I 00000001 B – I 03200000 B
J 00000001 A – J 08960000 A
K 00000001 A – K 10240000 A
L 00000001 A – L 25600000 A
$100-A (1981).jpg
$100 (Series 1977)
Up to A 19200000 A
Up to B 66560000 B
Up to C 05120000 A
Up to D 16640000 A
Up to E 24320000 A
Up to F 03840000 A
Up to G 39680000 A
Up to H 15360000 A
Up to I 05120000 A
Up to J 20480000 A
Up to K 38400000 A
Up to L 39680000 A
$100-B (1982).jpg
$100 (Series 1981)
A 00000001 A – A 02560000 A
B 00000001 A – B 44800000 A
B 00000001 B – B 12800000 B
C 00000001 A – C 06400000 A
D 00000001 A – D 02560000 A
E 00000001 A – E 07680000 A
G 00000001 A – G 20480000 A
H 00000001 A – H 02560000 A
I 00000001 A – I 03200000 A
J 00000001 A – J 07680000 A
K 00000001 A – K 14080000 A
L 00000001 A – L 15360000 A
New currency released to circulation
$1-F (1984).png
$1 (Series 1981)
A 67200001 C – A 09600000 D
B 28800001 I – B 67200000 J
C 28800001 D – C 60800000 D
D 70400001 C – D 96000000 C
E 44800001 F – E 06400000 G
F 16000001 G – F 44800000 H
G 64000001 F – G 32000000 G
J 60800001 C – J 03200000 D
K 51200001 D – K 86400000 D
L 92800001 F – L 80000000 G

$1-H (1985).jpg
$1 (Series 1981A)

In March 1984, Series 1981 notes phased out, leaving only the Series 1981A notes to remain in production.

A 00000001 A – A 12800000 B
B 00000001 A – B 22400000 D
C 00000001 A – C 41600000 A
D 00000001 A – D 25600000 B
E 00000001 A – E 83200000 C
F 00000001 A – F 44800000 C
G 00000001 A – G 51200000 C
H 00000001 A – H 19200000 B
I 00000001 A – I 41600000 A
J 00000001 A – J 03200000 B
K 00000001 A – K 83200000 A
L 00000001 A – L 16000000 E
$5-L (1982).png
$5 (Series 1981)
A 00000001 B – A 22400000 B
B 19200001 C – B 51200000 C
C 00000001 B – C 12800000 B
D 12800001 B – D 38400000 B
E 09600001 C – E 35200000 C
F 09600001 C – F 35200000 C
G 16000001 C – G 41600000 C
H 09600001 B – H 22400000 B
J 12800001 B – J 25600000 B
K 06400001 B – K 38400000 B
L 25600001 C – L 64000000 C
$5-J (1984).png
$5 (Series 1981A)
A 00000001 A – A 25600000 A
B 00000001 A – B 76800000 A
C 00000001 A – C 09600000 A
D 00000001 A – D 19200000 A
E 00000001 A – E 54400000 A
F 00000001 A – F 51200000 A
G 00000001 A – G 73600000 A
H 00000001 A – H 16000000 A
I 00000001 A – I 03200000 A
J 00000001 A – J 22400000 A
K 00000001 A – K 06400000 A
L 00000001 A – L 86400000 A
$10-B (1984).png
$10 (Series 1981)
A 12800001 B – A 80000000 B
B 32000001 D – B 35200000 E
C 09600001 B – C 32000000 B
D 12800001 B – D 22400000 B
E 12800001 B – E 32000000 B
F 12800001 B – F 32000000 B
G 19200001 C – G 54400000 C
H 09600001 B – H 22400000 B
K 06400001 B – K 28800000 B
L 28800001 B – L 48000000 B
$10-F (1985).png
$10 (Series 1981A)
A 00000001 A – A 35200000 A
B 00000001 A – B 25600000 B
C 00000001 A – C 16000000 A
D 00000001 A – D 41600000 A
E 00000001 A – E 38400000 A
F 00000001 A – F 38400000 A
G 00000001 A – G 57600000 A
H 00000001 A – H 12800000 A
I 00000001 A – I 03200000 A
J 00000001 A – J 28800000 A
K 00000001 A – K 12800000 A
L 00000001 A – L 54400000 A
$20-L (1984).jpg
$20 (Series 1981)
A 09600001 C – A 73600000 C
B 60800001 E – B 92800000 F
C 00000001 B – C 28800000 B
D 12800001 B – D 48000000 B
E 16000001 D – E 86400000 D
F 16000001 B – F 64000000 B
G 22400001 D – G 99200000 D
H 12800001 B – H 28800000 B
J 12800001 C – J 28800000 C
K 09600001 B – K 35200000 B
L 35200001 D – L 22400000 E

$20-D (1984).jpg
$20 (Series 1981A)

In May 1984, for the $5, $10 and $20 denominations, Series 1981 notes phased out, leaving only the Series 1981A notes to remain in production.

A 00000001 A – A 35200000 A
B 00000001 A – B 19200000 B
C 00000001 A – C 09600000 A
D 00000001 A – D 60800000 A
E 00000001 A – E 83200000 A
F 00000001 A – F 35200000 A
G 00000001 A – G 99200000 A
H 00000001 A – H 32000000 A
I 00000001 A – I 06400000 A
J 00000001 A – J 41600000 A
K 00000001 A – K 25600000 A
L 00000001 A – L 38400000 B
$50-G (1984).png
$50 (Series 1981)
A 00000001 B – A 09600000 B
B 09600001 B – B 32000000 B
D 00000001 B – D 12800000 B
E 00000001 B – E 12800000 B
F 00000001 B – F 03200000 B
G 00000001 B – G 22400000 B
H 00000001 B – H 03200000 B
J 00000001 B – J 09600000 B
K 00000001 B – K 09600000 B
L 00000001 B – L 09600000 B
$50-B (1985).png
$50 (Series 1981A)
A 00000001 A – A 06400000 A
B 00000001 A – B 12800000 A
D 00000001 A – D 06400000 A
E 00000001 A – E 09600000 A
F 00000001 A – F 03200000 A
H 00000001 A – H 03200000 A
J 00000001 A – J 06400000 A
L 00000001 A – L 09600000 A
$100-B (1982).jpg
$100 (Series 1981)
A 00000001 B – A 06400000 B
B 12800001 B – B 60800000 B
C 00000001 B – C 06400000 B
D 00000001 B – D 03200000 B
E 00000001 B – E 16000000 B
F 00000001 A – F 06400000 A
G 00000001 B – G 12800000 B
H 00000001 B – H 03200000 B
J 00000001 B – J 16000000 B
K 00000001 B – K 09600000 B
L 00000001 B – L 09600000 B

$100-A (1985).png
$100 (Series 1981A)

The $50 and $100 bills' Series 1981 notes phased out in October 1984, when production of Series 1981A notes began.

B 00000001 A – B 12800000 A
D 00000001 A – D 03200000 A
F 00000001 A – F 03200000 A
H 00000001 A – H 06400000 A
L 00000001 A – L 09600000 A

Logos

Movie logos
Universal (1971).jpg
Universal Pictures
1971–1990
Warner Bros. (1973).jpg
Warner Bros.
1973–1984
Paramount (1975).jpg
Paramount Pictures
1975–1987
Buena Vista Distribution (1979).jpg
Buena Vista Distribution
1979–1984
Columbia Pictures (1981).jpg
Columbia Pictures
1981–1993 Seen on Ghostbusters.
20th Century Fox (1981).jpg
20th Century Fox
1981–1994 Seen on Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and the 1984 VHS of Star Wars.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1983).jpg
MGM/UA Entertainment
1983–1987
Tristar Pictures (1984).jpg
TriStar Pictures
1984–1993 This logo made its VHS debut on The Natural in November 1984.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1984).jpg
Warner Bros. Pictures
1984–1990 This logo made its VHS debut on Purple Rain in November 1984.
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Touchstone Films
1984–1985 Due to the rise of content that appeared to be too offensive for a PG rating on Walt Disney Pictures' films, Touchstone Films was founded in 1983 and began making its own films.
Broadcast television logos
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CBS
1953–2007
American Broadcasting Company Logo.png
ABC
1962–2007
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NBC
1979–1986
PBS logos (including funding credits)
PBS (1971).jpg
Public Broadcasting Service
1971–1984 The last new episodes of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood to have this logo was the "Grandparents" week (1531–1535). It still appeared on reruns of older episodes until the late 1980s.
WGBH (1978).jpg
WGBH
1978–1993
CC 1980.png
The Caption Center
1980–1987 Seen on programs closed-captioned by The Caption Center.
NCI 1982.png
National Captioning Institute
1982–1999 Seen on programs closed-captioned by the National Captioning Institute.
1984 Family Communications Logo.jpg
Family Communications
1984 Only seen on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
WNET (1984).jpg
WNET
1984–1988
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1984-1985).jpg
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
1984–1985 Most PBS programs were sponsored by these underwriters.
Public Television Stations (1984-1985).jpg
Public Television Stations
PBS (1984).jpg
PBS
1984–1989 First appeared on October 1, 1984. On Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, it was first seen on the "Food" week (episodes 1536–1540) in November.
Cable television logos
HBO logo.png
HBO
1980–present
Cinemax 1980.png
Cinemax
1980–1985
USA Network logo.png
USA Network
1979–1996
Showtime80s.png
Showtime
1981–1990
The Movie Channel 1982.png
The Movie Channel
1981–1988
Nickelodeon logo 1981.png
Nickelodeon
1981–1985
SuperStation WTBS Atlanta.png
SuperStation WTBS
1981–1985
1983 Disney Channel Logo.png
Disney Channel
1983–1986
Cbncablenetwork.jpg
CBN Cable Network
1983–1988
Nickelodeon Logo.png
Nickelodeon
1984–2009 For one year, used with the old Nickelodeon logo.
Television distribution logos
Warner Bros. Television (1972).jpg
Warner Bros. Television
1972–1984
Paramount Television (1975).jpg
Paramount Television
1975–1987
Universal Television (1975).jpg
Universal Television
1975–1991
20th Television Fox (1981).jpg
20th Television Fox
1981–1992
1982 Columbia Pictures Television Logo.jpg
Columbia Pictures Television
1982–1988
1983 Walt Disney Television Logo.jpg
Walt Disney Television
1983–1985
Sunbow & Marvel Productions (1984).jpg
Sunbow & Marvel Productions
1984–1986 Seen on My Little Pony.
Warner Bros. Television (1984).jpg
Warner Bros. Television
1984–1990
1984 DiC Logo.jpg
DiC Entertainment
1984–1987
Merv Griffin Enterprises (1984).jpg
Merv Griffin Enterprises
1984–1986 Seen on Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!.
1984 KingWorld Logo.jpg
KingWorld
1984–1985 Seen on Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!.
Home media logos
Walt Disney Home Entertainment (1978).jpg
Walt Disney Home Video
1978–1984
Walt Disney Home Video (1981).jpg
Walt Disney Home Video
1981–1986 Used domestically.
1981 Warner Home Video Logo.jpg
Warner Home Video
1981–1986
CIC Video (1981).jpg
CIC Video
1981–1986 CIC Video distributed Paramount and Universal's films outside of North America.
1982 Paramount Video Logo.jpg
Paramount Video
1982–1987 Only seen on VHS prints of Paramount-owned films without the 1975 Paramount Pictures logo.
MGM-UA Home Video (1982).jpg
MGM/UA Home Video
1982–1993 Seen on Horton Hears a Who! and How the Grinch Stole Christmas on VHS.
1982 RCA Columbia Pictures Home Video Logo.jpg
RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video
1983–1991
1983 MCA Home Video Logo.jpg
MCA Home Video
1983–1990
1983 CBS-FOX Video Logo.jpg
CBS/FOX Video
1983–1984
Walt Disney Home Video (1983).jpg
Walt Disney Home Video
1983–1987 Used internationally.
Walt Disney Classics (1984).jpg
Walt Disney Classics
1984–1987 Only seen on the initial VHS release of Robin Hood.
1984 CBS-FOX Video Logo.jpg
CBS/FOX Video
1984–1988 Seen on the first VHS release of The Empire Strikes Back, and the 1984 re-print of the first Star Wars.
Children's Video Library (1984).jpg
Children's Video Library
1984–1987 Seen on the first My Little Pony special on VHS.

Movies

Theatrical

Poster/Title Release Date Box office
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Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
May 25, 1983 $252,583,617 (May 25, 1983–March 11, 1984)
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Ghostbusters
June 8, 1984 $221 million (June 8–December 31, 1984)

The Goonies began filming on October 22, 1984, continuing production for the rest of the year.

Of all animated features from Walt Disney Animation Studios, this was the order of when they were released on VHS or last released in theaters:

Title Release date Type of release
101 Dalmatians June 7, 1979 Theatrical
Sleeping Beauty September 28, 1979 Theatrical
Lady and the Tramp March 7, 1980 Theatrical
The Aristocats December 19, 1980 Theatrical
Dumbo June 26, 1981 VHS
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh June 26, 1981 VHS
The Fox and the Hound July 10, 1981 Theatrical
Alice in Wonderland October 15, 1981 VHS
Cinderella December 18, 1981 Theatrical
Fantasia April 2, 1982 Theatrical
Bambi June 4, 1982 Theatrical
The Three Caballeros November 4, 1982 VHS
Fun and Fancy Free November 4, 1982 VHS
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad
(as two separate films)
November 4, 1982 VHS
Peter Pan December 17, 1982 Theatrical
The Sword in the Stone March 25, 1983 Theatrical
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs July 15, 1983 Theatrical
The Rescuers December 16, 1983 Theatrical
The Jungle Book July 27, 1984 Theatrical
Robin Hood December 6, 1984 VHS
Pinocchio December 21, 1984 Theatrical

Saludos Amigos, Make Mine Music and Melody Time were once planned for VHS releases but were canceled due to inappropriate content.

In development were The Black Cauldron, now set for release in summer 1985, and The Great Mouse Detective.

Home video

Title Latest release date Notes
Walt Disney Home Video
1980 Bedknobs and Broomsticks VHS.jpg
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
October 21, 1980
1980 Pete's Dragon VHS.jpg
Pete's Dragon
October 21, 1980
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Mary Poppins
December 30, 1980
1981 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh VHS.jpg
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
June 26, 1981 After 1984, this film was split into three individual parts on VHS.
1981 Dumbo VHS.jpg
Dumbo
July 1982
1981 Alice in Wonderland VHS.jpg
Alice in Wonderland
November 1982
1982 Fun and Fancy Free VHS.jpg
Fun and Fancy Free
November 1982 In the late 1980s, this film was split into two individual parts on VHS.
1982 The Three Caballeros VHS.jpg
The Three Caballeros
November 1982
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Robin Hood
December 6, 1984 Launch title of the Walt Disney Classics, following its withdrawal from theaters after Dumbo, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and Alice in Wonderland.
MGM/UA Home Video
The Wizard of Oz 1980 VHS.jpg
The Wizard of Oz
October 25, 1980
CBS/FOX Home Video
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Star Wars
November 13, 1984 Re-released with Hi-Fi Stereo and closed captioning.
The Empire Strikes Back 1984 VHS.jpg
The Empire Strikes Back
November 13, 1984

Books

Title Notes
Horton Hears a Who!.jpg
Horton Hears a Who! (1954)
Catinthehat book.gif
The Cat in the Hat (1957)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas.png
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1957)
Green Eggs and Ham.gif
Green Eggs and Ham (1960)
Old copies of this book included the words "50 Word Vocabulary".
Lorax.jpg
The Lorax (1971)

Television

Broadcasts

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Logo 1971.png
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
April 2–6, 1984 "Work" (1526–1530) premiered on PBS.
May 7–11, 1984 "Grandparents" (1531–1535) premiered on PBS.
August 13–17, 1984 For the first time ever, "Starting School" reran alone on PBS.
October 22, 1984 Reruns of episodes from the new series were pushed back to starting on this date, beginning with "Superheroes".
November 19–23, 1984 "Food" (1536–1540) premiered on PBS.
Out of 420 episodes of the old series, 195 reran this year (1021–1030, 1066–1070, 1076–1245 and 1251–1260). 30 of them were withdrawn in 1984.
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My Little Pony
April 9, 1984 Premiered on first-run syndication.
Dr. Seuss
Thecatinthehat title.jpg
The Cat in the Hat
Last known broadcast on HBO on August 29, 1984.
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The Lorax
Last known broadcast on HBO on August 8, 1984.
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Dr. Seuss on the Loose
Last known broadcast on HBO on August 26, 1984.
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The Hoober-Bloob Highway
Last known broadcast on HBO on August 15, 1984.
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Reran on CBS on December 5, 1984.
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Wheel of Fortune
June 15, 1984 New episodes of Season 1 ended on syndication.
September 10, 1984 Season 2 began on first-run syndication.
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Jeopardy!
September 10, 1984 Season 1 began on first-run syndication.

Home video

Title Release date Notes
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Horton Hears a Who! and How the Grinch Stole Christmas
December 1982 First Dr. Seuss specials ever seen on VHS.
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My Little Pony
October(?) 1984

Software

Title Release date(s) Notes
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IBM PC-DOS 3.0
August 1984 Introduced support for larger disks.

Video Games

Title Console Latest release date
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Donkey Kong
Second-generation arcade July 9, 1981
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Donkey Kong Jr.
Second-generation arcade August 1, 1982
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Mario Bros.
Second-generation arcade July 14, 1983
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Donkey Kong 3
Second-generation arcade October 1983

Totals

As of December 31, 1984:
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Total movies released on VHS (out of 41 in the list) 4.png
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Total television series broadcasted (out of 25 in the list) 3.png
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