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?
Not pulling any punches, 1975’s Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown successfully translates cartoonist Charles M. Schulz‘ conflicted feelings about love and romance within the standard Peanuts TV special framework. It took guts to put something out there that might make little kids sad—as well as giving the adults watching pause for thought. Continue reading ‘Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown’ (1975): Emotional & engaging, one of the best Peanuts specials
Hey, Santa’s little helpers! Did you wake up this morning and discover your favorite Christmastime toon has been taken off the airwaves because 4 Twitter snowflakes found it “problematic?” No problemo—the “Season’s Bleatings” goon squads haven’t erased every offending DVD out there (yet), so let our cheery, slightly inebriated Drunk TV staff recommend some fun Christmas cartoon DVDs you can still order online. Hurry, though—your betters are watching you! Continue reading ‘A Flintstone Christmas’ (1977) & ‘A Flintstone Family Christmas’ (1993): One gift, one lump of coal
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!