Ep#20 Not PBS Kids part 2 - In part 1 of "Not PBS Kids" we brought you the landscape. Now we dive into the shows! Romper Room hits the pre-K crowd while Schoolhouse Rock hits all the right notes!
00:00:24 Academic Values
00:23:24 Social Values
00:27:35 Moral Values
Total Runtime: 00:28:58
Episode #21 - A Tribute to Ken Spears
In Episode 21 Mark and Dan pay tribute to the life and legacy of Ken Spears who, along with his partner Joe Ruby, changed the animation landscape forever!
00:00:24 The Early Years
00:21:44 The Later Years
00:31:20 Thank You
TOTAL RUNTIME: 00:33:36
You ever watch a couple of cartoons and wonder why they never did a crossover, knowing how financially successful these events could have been? Or when they did, why some of the best elements from either show weren't used? Theories explained!
00:27:49 What Could Have Been
TOTAL RUNTIME: 00:30:56
A Christmas Carol is one of the most adapted holiday classics & we're bringing you 2 of the best! Join Mark & Dan as they dive into Charles Dickens, Mr. Magoo & Mickey too!
00:00:28 Mickey's Christmas Carol
00:22:59 Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol
00:41:16 A Charlie Brown Christmas
TOTAL RUNTIME: 00:43:38
Wonder Woman made her small screen debut almost fifty years ago, but not in a way you would expect. Mark and Dan explore her Saturday morning origins all the way through the modern cable era. 00:00:25 The Wonder Bunch
The Cutesy Era - Part 1
There's nothing tiny about this trend! From Tex Avery's last animated work to Jim Henson's first, & shrink it down and look at all that was small on Saturday morning.
00:00:24 Squishable Plushable Boss Hog
00:15:23 Muppet Babies
00:25:00 Don't Miss It!
TOTAL RUNNTIME: 00:27:21
The Cutesy Era - Part 2 - In part 2, trends in both marketing & child psychology coalesce. We might talk a bit more about the Care Bears then we intended, Part 2 also explores Disney's leap into the Saturday Morning market.
00:00:24 Attack Them With Kindness
00:17:59 Disney on Saturday Morning
The Cutesy Era Part 3 Recorded in 2019, this is the last of what we had in the can. I conclude our "Cutesy Era" discussion with the Gummi Bears, Flintstone Kids & a whole lot more. S2 premieres soon.
00:00:24 Hard Candy
00:24:49 Sci-Fi Where you Least Expect it
TOTAL RUNTIME: 00:29:10