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EP 3 - Heathcliff was way more street than Garfield

February 6, 2019

3rd Episode: Heathcliff was way more street than Garfield

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We talk about:

  • We welcome our newest host… Google Assistant….
  • People who do engineering, music, science... are all nerds.
  • The 90s were a golden age of cartoons.
  • The 90’s was amazing for soundtracks as well.
  • Batman The Animated Series TAS
  • Batman and Robin spoiled our chances of superhero movies
  • Batman movies went grounded in reality to being absolutely obnoxious.
  • Harley Quinn and Joker’s relationship is quite dark even in Batman TAS.
  • “The key to creating a good cartoon is to never write down to kids”
  • Tim Curry was originally sought for the voice of the Joker.
  • Paul Dini  was home sick when got the idea for Harley Quinn from this exact scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5L8A0QXtcw
  • Early DC cartoons
  • 40’s Fleischer Superman shorts pioneering new Rotoscoping techniques
  • 1981 Spiderman and his Amazing Friends
  • X-men didn’t really take off until Giant Size X-men #1 https://amzn.to/2t5hvnv
  • Nickelodeon cartoons, Doug, Rugrats, Ren and Stimpy
  • Disney Afternoon - Tailspin, Ducktales, Goof Troop, Gummi Bears, Darkwing Duck,
  • Inspector Gadget
  • He man writers
  • Saban
  • DIC
  • Sit Ubu Sit, Good Dog
  • Heathcliff vs Garfield
  • Mummies Alive
  • Calvin and Hobbes
  • Hey Arnold & Stewie
  • Recess was pretty much Lord of the Flies