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!


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h41m. Bisher sind 104 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts


What A Cartoon! - Clerks "A Dissertation on the American Justice System"

At the dawn of the new millennium, no figure stood higher for nerds than Kevin Smith. Fresh off of his last major motion picture and right before his first attempt at closing the book on the View Askew-niverse, Smith fraternized with mass-market...


 2019-07-22  2h22m

What A Cartoon! - Excel Saga "Animation USA"

During the first big anime boom of the early '00s, weebs around the world were infatuated with Excel Saga: a hyper, silly, pervy, and scatalogical show that seemed to stand for everything anime could do that American animation couldn't. And while it's...


 2019-07-15  1h31m

What A Cartoon! - The Weekenders "Cry/The Perfect Son"

Chosen by premium Patreon subscriber Royce, this week's subject is straight from the new millennium era from Disney's One Saturday Morning. Dubbed a "Pokemon Killer" by ABC, The Weekenders was briefly a big hit and then fell back into obscurity, now...


 2019-07-08  1h58m

What A Cartoon! - The Ren & Stimpy Show "Hermit Ren"

We're returning to a series we've already done for the very first time on What A Cartoon!, but for a very good reason. Chris Reccardi, one of the most talented and influential forces in modern television animation, passed away in May of 2019. And...


 2019-07-01  1h45m

What A Cartoon! - Captain Simian And The Space Monkeys

This week we're deep in the 1990s and syndicated cartoons about monkeys that few remember! Chosen by premium patron Devin, Bob and Henry are entering the sci-fi/comedy world of Captain Simian, a toy-centric action show that's too clever for its own...


 2019-06-24  1h34m

A Preview of What A Cartoon Movie! for Tiny Toons

Are you still on the fence about joining the Talking Simpsons Network? I'd reconsider if I were you, as you're missing out on our monthly What A Cartoon Movie! podcast that's ONLY available to our $10+ Patreon subscribers! This month we're starting...


 2019-06-21  23m

What A Cartoon! - Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too

Winnie the Pooh has been such an overly-merchandised phenomenon for the past 80 years, it's easy to forget the character's Disney roots started with some excellent animated shorts. And, thanks to patron Alex Irish, on this week's What A Cartoon! we'll...


 2019-06-17  1h53m

What A Cartoon! - Thundarr The Barbarian "Secret of the Black Pearl"

We're joined again by premium Patreon supporter Mick, as he helps us dissect a campy classic of the very early '80s: Ruby-Spears goofy post-apocalyptic action series, Thundarr! We discuss the show's Hanna-Barbera roots, the many films it ripped off,...


 2019-06-10  1h47m

What A Cartoon! - Daffy Duck Shorts "The Great Piggy Bank Robbery" and "Duck Amuck"

We tackle our oldest subject matter yet as we jump back to 1946 and 1953 to take an in-depth look at some legendary Warner Bros. shorts! And thanks to a request from our generous patron Nick, we're shining a spotlight on Daffy Duck just a few months...


 2019-06-03  2h19m

A Preview of What A Cartoon Movie! for Aladdin

Another month has passed at the Talking Simpsons Network, and that means we've got another awesome podcast about an animated feature film! This month our $10+ Patreon subscribers get to hear us talk about the 1992 Disney classic Aladdin for FOUR...


 2019-05-30  21m