So the Oscars were last weekend, apparently, which I haven’t watched since forever (how can you take an organization seriously that doesn’t award Best Pic to Rex Harrison’s Doctor Dolittle?). Just my luck I miss the organization’s first live televised felony battery. Any hoo, since I wasn’t tied down to watching 3+ hours of a bunch of millionaire hypocrites telling me how much they wish I’d die off, I rooted around for something equally cartoonish.Continue reading ‘Gilligan’s Planet’: Early ’80s Filmation offering continues the fun
Hey, listen, readers: if we have to change our name from DrunkTV to All Hanna-Barbera! All the Time!, we will, particularly with the insane number of hits we’ve been clocking lately off that brand.Continue reading ‘A Christmas Story’ (1972): Hanna-Barbera special is a sweet, nostalgic time capsule
Last week, in a rather desperate bid to fend off my irate editor (his is a simple process: no review from me…no booze for me), I fobbed off a quick look at 1982’s Hanna-Barbera animated holiday TV special, Yogi Bear’s All Star Comedy Christmas Caper. Well, imagine our collective shock when 100s and 100s of readers clicked on it. A veritable bonanza of eyeballs! So…in an unashamedly naked, crass attempt to repeat that fluke, we’re offering up even more Jellystone Christmas cheer, this time with 1980’s syndicated romp, Yogi’s First Christmas!Continue reading ‘Yogi’s First Christmas’ (1980): A smarter-than-the-average holiday special
Do they still have animated Christmas TV specials show up in first-run syndication?Continue reading ‘Yogi Bear’s All-Star Comedy Christmas Caper’ (1982): A sweet & quick last glimpse of that old H-B look
Yes, you didn’t read that clickbait headline incorrectly: we have MORE Charlie’s Angels review action coming your way! Yes! The original show! Another season! The sixth! Well, not the sixth exactly, but still the original! Well…maybe not the original show, but pretty close! Pretty close! Almost the same thing! I mean, well….Continue reading ‘Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels’: Is this Charlie’s Angels: The Animated Series?
Here’s to all that gorgeous Ice Capades snatch at the Bakersfield Civic Auditorium!Continue reading ‘Hanna-Barbera’s All-Star Comedy Ice Revue’ (1978): A glorious, forgotten TV special
It’s that time of year again here at the Drunk TV offices, Continue reading ‘Christmas Television Favorites’: A look back at 7 animated specials
With the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays approaching, you know what I’m thankful for? Continue reading Mice, cavemen, & Garfield: 3 forgotten animated Thanksgiving specials
“What’s the matter with you? All you think about is gimmie, gimmie, gimmie. Get, get, get!”
Continue reading ‘It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown’ (1974): Sweet, light, sometimes amusing
This review is an exercise in pure laziness and crass curiosity. Continue reading ‘Baby Looney Tunes’ (Volume 3): Puddle Olympics: Why ‘baby-fy’ these classic adult characters?
You thought it was a giant toy commercial, and it was. But there was more than meets the eye…especially if you were in the target audience. Continue reading ‘The Transformers’ (Season 1): More, in ’84, than meets the eye
Tripped-out Saturday morning cartoon groove. Continue reading ‘Mission: Magic!’: Rick Springfield’s trippy animated ’70s toon rocks on
Classic stop-motion Christmas fun, SpongeBob-style!
In the Midwest, the chilly arrival of Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas creates the perfect environment to draw the drapes and hunker down to watch some television. Continue reading ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ (1973): A fun warm-up to better Peanuts specials
Since you’re not watching the NFL this Thanksgiving…how about some vintage Hanna-Barbera holiday fun?
He’s friendly! And he’s coming to your neighborhood! (Once again.)
It took a couple years to arrive, but Wizard of Oz fans are getting another take on the classic book that spawned a media behemoth.