Fantastic Max is an animated cartoon series created by Kalisto Ltd. and Hanna-Barbera Productions and in association with S4C. The series was created for the 4th season of The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera. Fantastic Max's original run began September 11, 1988 and ended January 21, 1990. It first appeared on Boomerang on June 1, 2009. It will return to the weekday schedule at 5:30pm starting March 3, 2014.
Fantastic Max was created by Judy Rothman and Robin Lyons from Siriol Animation as a part of the creation of Kalisto Ltd. The series was originally named Space Baby before it was developed by Mike Young and produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions.
In the US, the series ran in syndiction as a part of the weekly The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera program block for 2 years. The channel Boomerang currently airs reruns of the series from Monday-Friday at 10:30am, but there are no current plans for releas of the series on DVD.
In the United Kingdom, the series was broadcast on CBBC, but all of the episodes were split into two parts.