Character Sundays: Daria and Quinn Morgendorfer

Via: Sick Sad World We didn’t really get Daria back in Ireland. It was either too odd for the stiffs at RTE so those of us without satellite or cable (i.e. almost everyone) were left in the dark. Skip forward to today, and I’ve managed to move to the country where Daria was made. Even […]

Some Kim Possible Character Details Which You Know Are Awesome

For the record Kim Possible is one of the best characters ever to grace a TV screen. So it should come as no surprise that her character constructions sheets, which came by way of Art of Animation and Inappropriate Banjo (both on Tumblr), are no less interesting. Kim’s a fascinating collection of sharp points and […]

This Post Contains A Serious And Important Discussion About Bronies

Via: Total Media Bridge It’s true, this post does contain a serious and important discussion about bronies. Although they are sometimes vilified by folks, they nonetheless represent a very special kind of fan that a lot of animated TV shows are sadly lacking. Let’s be honest, there have always been fans who reside outside a […]

Character Sundays: Dick Daring from The Replacements

Today’s topic of discussion is Dick Daring, the pseudo Evel Knieval father from the Disney TV show, The Replacements. Of course there’s a reason for this decision, and that’s because today is creator Dan Santat’s birthday! Happy [redacted] Birthday Dan! Daring resembles the typical cartoonish father figure in that he’s somewhat inept (buying daughter Riley […]

Sabrina The Teenage Witch Gets An Anime CGI Makeover

Whenever some mentions Sabrina the Teenage Witch to me, I immediately think of the live-action version starring Melissa Joan Hart of Clarissa Explains It All fame. Why not the comic I hear you say? Well, I don’t ever remember even hearing of Archie comics in Ireland so you’ll forgive my apparent ignorance. Anyway, yesterday (Thursday) […]

Supermarionation! Thunderbirds!

It isn’t quite animation but it’s not quite live-action either. Some great 60s theme music and who doesn’t like explosions? Thunderbirds the series is one of the classics of British TV that has stood the test of time pretty darned well. Just don’t mention the terrible movie from a few years ago. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RzCB3VRruE  

This Video Has 7 Million Views for a Very Good Reason

Fireman Sam is just one of a long, long line of children’s shows featuring respectable members of the community who serve as a role model for kids. I was always more of a Postman Pat kind of kid, but Sam is pretty much the same, except he’s a fireman. Why does the opening title have […]

The 7 Things That Made Adventure Time A Success

Soon to be premiering its third season, Adventure Time has been on a seriously roll since it was first broadcast all the way back in 2010. Is there some kind of secret sauce that Pendleton Ward and co. have been hiding from everyone else? The answer is no, but there are a few things that […]

Fart Humour Done Correctly

‘Son of Stimpy’ is one of the standout classics of the series. Not only is it completely absurd, it also caused a ruckus at the time for its plot. In it, Stimpy farts and believe that the offending gas has been transformed into a character, a ‘son’ if you will, whom he calls “Stinky”. Stimpy […]

The Looney Tunes in: Mixed Nutz

Via: Cartoonatics (Tom Ruegger) Right now, yes, right now, Tom Ruegger is posting, on his blog, tons of concept and development stuff from a pitch he made to Warner Bros. a few years ago tentatively titled “Mixed Nutz”. The premise was that the Looney Tune gang would combine with the stars of various Hanna-Barbera cartoons […]