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 1h43m. Bisher sind 141 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

A Preview of What A Cartoon Movie for Space Jam

We asked our patrons what Warner Animation film we should cover, and Space Jam won in a resounding, Jordan-esque victory. $10+ subscribers to the , can hear our looooong discussion of Space Jam now, but if you're not yet a subscriber, give a listen to...



What A Cartoon! - Muppet Babies "The Great Muppet Cartoon Show"

While Jim Henson tried and failed to break free of the Muppets throughout the '80s, his biggest commercial success that decade came from a series he had very little to do with. That show would be Muppet Babies, a vehicle for pint-size versions of the...



What A Cartoon! - Harley Quinn "'Til Death Do Us Part"

Our top-level patron David is back once more, and he asked us to check out DC Universe's breakout toon, Harley Quinn! This take on the animated character borrows from some of her best comics to craft a world of loser villains and white-faced fuckboys,...



What A Cartoon! - Duckman "Cock Tales for Four"

What the hell are YOU starin' at? Well, if you were watching the USA network in the mid-'90s, you might have been staring at Duckman, cable TV's answer to the Simpsons starring a cast of yellow characters much more twisted than anything Fox had to...



What A Cartoon! - Gundam Wing Episode 1 With Kat Bailey

We return to the Gundam franchise this week, and we're joined by Gundam expert/ Editor-In-Chief/our good friend ! 20 years ago this year Gundam Wing premiered on Cartoon Network and had a huge impact on US anime fans, but how did this variation on the...


 2020-06-08  2h2m

A Preview of What A Cartoon Movie for Toy Story 2

Another month has passed at the , 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 1999's Toy Story 2! Listen now to this free extended preview, and...


 2020-06-01  38m

What A Cartoon! - Justice League "Injustice For All Part 2"

Chosen by our premium patron Jibbly, it's time to return to the DC Animated Universe with Justice League! The 2001 toon made the Superfriends cool for the first time ever, and set ratings records for Cartoon Network. How did Bruce Timm's team grow to...


 2020-05-25  1h53m

What A Cartoon! - Dragon Ball "Monster Beast Giran" With Shivam Bhatt

Chosen by our premium patron L, we're covering the original Dragon Ball anime with our expert friend (co-host of the podcast)! We discuss how Akira Toriyama developed his action-comedy phenom, how Toei Animation adapted it, and how Goku's earlier...


 2020-05-18  2h3m

What A Cartoon! - Beavis and Butt-Head "Doomsday" and "Dumb Design"

This week, we're visiting one of the earliest What A Cartoon! subjects—and one of our favorites—the great MTV cartoon, Beavis and Butt-Head. But instead of jumping back to their heyday in the go-go '90s, we're heading back to the less-distant year...


 2020-05-11  1h35m

A Preview of What A Cartoon Movie for The Castle of Cagliostro

With the end of April, the has another awesome podcast about an animated feature film ready for you! This month, our $10+ Patreon subscribers get to hear us talk about 1979's Lupin III feature film, The Castle of Cagliostro! It's the first film...


 2020-05-04  47m