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What A Cartoon!

From the creators of Talking Simpsons comes What A Cartoon!, an audio exploration of every cartoon ever! Join hosts Henry Gilbert and Bob Mackey (as well as several guests) for an in-depth look at a different episode of a different cartoon every week!

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What A Cartoon! - Superman: The Animated Series "Heavy Metal"

We return to the ever-growing DC Animated Universe with a request from Royce, one of our top Patreon subscribers! Yes, more powerful than a locomotive, it's Superman: The Animated Series! We talk about the Krytonian's origins, how the show spun out of Batman, and how it paved the way for many DC toons to follow. Then we break down the season 2 episode Heavy Metal, which introduced the hero Steel to Metropolis, so up, up and away, mild-mannered listener!! Support this podcast and get dozens of bonus episodes by visiting Patreon.com/TalkingSimpsons and becoming a patron! And please follow the new official Twitter, @TalkSimpsonsPod!

2hr 5mins

16 Mar 2020

Rank #1

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What A Cartoon! - Street Sharks With Special Guest Matt McMuscles

It's time to delve back into '90s toy cartoons, and Matt McMuscles returns to help us out with Street Sharks (check out his YouTube channel and his Patreon!). How did Mattel decide on sharks as their response to turtles? How many different animation studios made this monstrosity? And is there anything salvageable about the concept? We discuss all that and more on this Jawsome podcast! Support this podcast and get dozens of bonus episodes by visiting Patreon.com/TalkingSimpsons and becoming a patron! And please follow the new official Twitter, @TalkSimpsonsPod!

2hr 14mins

9 Mar 2020

Rank #2

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What A Cartoon! - Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's With Special Guest LittleKuriboh

This week we return to Yu-Gi-Oh! for another duel, this time in a cyberpunk future with special guest LittleKuriboh! We chat about how YGO's arrived in a dystopian third series, try our best to understand the timeline and synchro summons, and we go deep into the show's debut episode, "On Your Mark, Get Set, Duel!" So let's rev it up and listen now! Support this podcast and get dozens of bonus episodes by visiting Patreon.com/TalkingSimpsons and becoming a patron! And please follow the new official Twitter, @TalkSimpsonsPod!

2hr

10 Feb 2020

Rank #3