The Worst of Tom & Jerry
Nothing says Halloween like terrible Tom & Jerry cartoons!(???)
Yes, we’ll be talking about the Filmation Tom & Jerry Comedy Hour as well as Hanna Barbera’s Tom & Jerry Show. We’ll also mention Gene Deitch and “The Karate Guard”.
Strangely, we never mentioned the movie. Perhaps that’s for the best.
Lies. All lies.
Folks, I am depressed. Here it is, episode 150, and we watched a movie so foul that it pushes both Robin & Dreamweavers and Eight Crazy Nights off the tip top of my top movie shit list and claims the number one spot. Holy shit, folks. It’s Food Fight!. And no, that exclamation point doesn’t mean I’m excited. That’s actually part of the title.
Words just cannot describe my disappoint. What a way to celebrate our sesquicentennial podcast.
Joining us this week is the constantly awesome Kittyhawk, who radiated sunshine to pierce the dark cloud cast by this movie.
Extra reading: “The Long Strange Odyssey of Foodfight”
Here is the original trailer for the film:
Not great, but it’s passable.
Now here’s what it ultimately ended up looking like:
And here’s the only Food Fight that will ever be near and dear to my heart:
Brian is Dead. ZOMG!!! SPOILERZ!!!!
Yep, we’re even chiming in on this. A controversial episode of Family Guy kills off beloved character Brian Griffin. Fans are outraged and have started petitions demanding the character be returned.
In this, a very special Animation Aficionados, we discuss other famous on-screen deaths, including some from past episodes of Family Guy.
Note to Family Guy producers: These are NOT facial expressions!
Gee, I wonder if this cut-away gag is going to tie into the upcoming Christmas episode. Derp.
All kids out of the pool! We’re joined by Ren of Marshmellow Surprise
to talk about Cartoon Network’s late night adult animation block!
Is Adult Swim a second life for shows previous abused by the Fox Network, or is it frat party for Flash animators?
Only one truth prevails.