February 6, 2019
3rd Episode: Heathcliff was way more street than Garfield
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
- Sit Ubu Sit, Good Dog
- Heathcliff vs Garfield
- Mummies Alive
- Calvin and Hobbes
- Hey Arnold & Stewie
- Recess was pretty much Lord of the Flies