By the late 80's, ABC was beginning to lean more on DIC for new product, especially to complement The Real Ghostbusters, which was in its 2nd season. Enter The Little Clowns of Happytown.
While there are those who claim they are afraid of or hate clowns for whatever reason, the Happy Clowns are just that. Happy, ready to put smiles on kids' faces.
Unfortunately, most viewers voted with their remotes. ABC was losing steam in the ratings, as their only ratings hits were the Ghostbusters and the Bugs Bunny-Tweety Show, which was also in its 2nd season. The clowns didn't generate enough ratings, and were gone by the end of the season.
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