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

What A Cartoon! - Revolutionary Girl Utena "Episodes 1 & 2"

This week we are joined again by premium Patreon subscriber Casey to talk about a classic of '90s anime, Revolutionary Girl Utena! From many of the folks who adapted Sailor Moon, this challenging show pushed against gender roles and sexuality like few...


 2020-04-27  2h11m

What A Cartoon! - Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue

Move over, The Avengers! There's a much worse version of you from 20 years earlier that absolutely no one likes! That's right, the most epic crossover in entertainment history took the form of Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue, which saw animated...


 2020-04-20  2h11m

What A Cartoon! - The Adventures of Pete & Pete "The Call"

Just as we did last year, to kick off April we're deviating from our standard subject matter a bit to dive into the world of live-action cartoons! In 2019, we covered the dark and subversive Strangers with Candy, so it's only fair that we follow that...


 2020-04-13  2h47m

A Preview of What A Cartoon Movie for The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

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 2004's The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie! Listen now to this free...


 2020-04-06  44m

What A Cartoon! - ReBoot "Firewall" With Special Guest Woolie!

This week we're joined again by (check out his many ), all to talk about the iconically Canadian animation, ReBoot! Chosen by our premium subscriber Brian, we go into the earliest days of televised CGI to experience the virtual world and its deep...


 2020-03-30  1h49m

What A Cartoon! - Tiny Toon Adventures "The Return of Batduck"

We're heading back to the world of Acme Acres to explore a proper episode of the early '90s classic cartoon, Tiny Toon Adventures! And if you listened to our episode of What A Cartoon Movie! about the direct-to-video feature, you'll know that Plucky...


 2020-03-23  2h49m

What A Cartoon! - Superman: The Animated Series "Heavy Metal"

We return to the ever-growing DC Animated Universe with a request from Royce, one of our top Patreon subscribers! Yes, more powerful than a locomotive, it's Superman: The Animated Series! We talk about the Krytonian's origins, how the show spun out of...


 2020-03-16  2h5m

What A Cartoon! - Street Sharks With Special Guest Matt McMuscles

It's time to delve back into '90s toy cartoons, and returns to help us out with Street Sharks (check out and his !). How did Mattel decide on sharks as their response to turtles? How many different animation studios made this monstrosity? And is...


 2020-03-09  2h14m

A Preview of What A Cartoon Movie for The Great Mouse Detective

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 1986 Disney classic, The Great Mouse...


 2020-03-02  44m

What A Cartoon! - Goof Troop "Nightmare on Goof Street"

Thanks to the generous support of patron Alex Irish, this week we're exploring some uncharted Disney Afternoon territory via Goofy's very first TV show! Disney had done action and adventure with their afternoon cartoons before 1992, but with Goof...


 2020-02-24  2h33m