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! - Dungeons & Dragons "The Night of No Tomorrow"

This week we're joined by one of our top Patreon supporters, Devin, to discuss the 1983 cartoon adaptation of Dungeons & Dragons! How did the controversial and groundbreaking role-playing game become a Saturday morning favorite? Which anime...



What A Cartoon! - Sonic SatAM "Super Sonic" With Ian Jones-Quartey

This week is a big one as we welcome back creator of OK K.O. to talk about a character close to his heart: Sonic The Hedgehog! How did the fastest thing alive really move to two different animated series in 1993? How did Jaleel White define Sega's...



What A Cartoon! - Inuyashiki Last Hero "Naoyuki Ando"

Thanks to the generous contributions of patron David Whittington, we're heading back to anime country with a show that's off the beaten path. Inuyashiki Last Hero spins a superhero tale in modern Japan, but casts the roles of the hero and the villain...



A Preview of What A Cartoon Movie for Ghost in the Shell

We've reached the end of summer on the , meaning it's time for us to discuss an animated feature film chosen by our supporters! This month, our $10+ Patreon subscribers get to hear us talk about Mamoru Oshii's Ghost in the Shell! Listen now to this...



What A Cartoon! - The Ren & Stimpy Show "The Royal Canadian Kilted Yaksmen" With Thad Komorowski and Bob Jaques

This week, we're making our third visit to the land of Ren & Stimpy with a thorough examination of the season two finale that brought an end to the show's Spumco era. As usual, we're joined by Ren & Stimpy scholar (and all-around animation...



What A Cartoon! - Gargoyles "Eye of the Beholder" With Kory Bing

We return again to the world of Gargoyles, again joined by comics pro and Gargoyles lover After filling in some of the history gaps we missed last time, we cover another important early season 2 episode! There's Halloween and werewolf talk, but...


 2020-08-24  1h50m

What A Cartoon! - Korgoth of Barbaria

Chosen by premium Patron Brian Hortin, we watched the arguably the best pilot Adult Swim ever produced, Korgoth of Barbaria! We discuss the career of creator Aaron Springer, the production of the pilot itself, and the history of '70s strongman fantasy...


 2020-08-17  1h34m

What A Cartoon! - Ranma 1/2 "School is a Battlefield! Ranma vs. Ryoga" With Mike Toole

We wanted to go back to the primal days of US anime VHSes, and with the help of anime expert , we go back to the landmark series Ranma 1/2! How was the series created by Rumiko Takahashi and what was its bumpy arrival on Japanese TV before its...


 2020-08-10  2h16m

A Preview of What A Cartoon Movie for The Black Cauldron

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 1985's The Black Cauldron! Listen now to this free extended preview,...


 2020-08-03  42m

What A Cartoon! - Avengers Earth's Mightiest Heroes "New Avengers"

Our premium patron Royce wanted us to talk about easily the best Avengers cartoon, Earth's Mightiest Heroes! Created just as Disney took over Marvel, we talk about the show's genesis, the team of comic and Batman veterans producing it, and the...


 2020-07-27  1h42m