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! - 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...



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,...



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...



What A Cartoon! - Lupin III Part 2 "Wings of Death: Albatross"

After covering his most famous film, it's time to return to Lupin in his most successful TV series! How did the silly thief steal the world's heart with Lupin III Part 2? How were Lupin vets Yasuo Otsuka and Hayao Miyazaki instrumental in building...



What A Cartoon! - Adventure Time "What Was Missing/I Remember You"

Requested by premium patron Phillip, we're finally covering the groundbreaking Cartoon Network series Adventure Time! How did a student project become a viral sensation and then turn into a hit show that was a launching pad for many important toon...



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...


 2020-07-06  53m

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...


 2020-06-29  2h1m

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,...


 2020-06-22  2h5m

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...


 2020-06-15  2h21m

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