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
Batman vs. Batman - Super Friends vs. Star Trek! The Dark Knight & Boy Wonder vs. Superman & Wonder Woman! The Caped Crusader vs. Space Ghost! Your Dynamic Duo Mark & Dan ask "Who owns it?"
00:00:25 Bat Ghost Coast to Coast
00:20:37 Yanked: A Man Called Flintstone
00:25:48 The Best Season 2 Preview!
We're mixing it up with all your favorite cartoon dream daddies! Single parenthood is rough especially for sailors, cavemen and superheroes.
00:00:24: I Yam What I Yam
00:22:25: And Son!
00:30:07: Scooner Seawell Georgia Washenting Christiffer Columbia Daniel Boom
TOTAL RUNTIME: 00:32:30
SCCC's premier comic convention recently hosted Tom Cook & Bill Golliher, 2 giants of the animation & comic book industry. Dan had an opportunity to speak with these gentleman.
00:08:56 Now We're Cook'n
00:22:57 One More Question
00:32:27 Things To Come
Total Runtime: 00:36:00
1Up Playa Playa! Mark & Dan take you beyond the Saturday Supercade to Pacland & back with all your classic arcade favorites. Drop that quarter and pop that cartridge, this is Atari on Saturday Morning!
00:00:25 Pac-Man Apocalypse
00:19:26 Dragon's Lair & The Great War
Mark & Dan give a blow-by-blow account of when Filmation and DIC squared off in a paranormal-busting brawl for our hearts, minds and money.
00:00:25 …and a Gorilla?
00:21:19 The REAL Stereotypes
00:28:40 No, Let's NOT Go Go!
Total Runtime: 00:32:04
We are 2 Legit 2 Quit on Hammerman, delivering the definitive break down of our MC from Oaktown's shuffle on Saturday morning!
00:00:24 Parental Advisory
00:10:22 In Defense of Hammerman
00:27:06 Where To Stick Yogi This Decade?
00:30:39 Disco on Saturday Morning
Total Runtime: 00:33:49
Playa Two Has Entered the Game! Your podcast Mega Man, Mark McCray, recounts the Legend of Mario as portrayed by Captain Lou Albano. SEGA has it's own Saturday Sonic genesis while Dan ports his arcade failiers to the home console.
00:00:24 Surly Bozo
00:15:22 Where On The Schedule Is Carmen Sandie
The Laugh Olympics are finally here! Go for gold with a Dastardly Baron and a couple of Mutts, this time on The Wackiest Saturdays of Our Lives!
00:00:25 Dastardly Mutts & Mumbly Barons
00:19:10 Yanked: Godzilla & Pizza
00:23:14 Exit, Stage Left
Total Runtime: 00:26:11
From Magilla Gorilla to Robotech, to The Mysterious Cities of Gold, Mark & Dan invite you to listen to some of their favorite Saturday morning tunes!
00:00:25 Magilla Gorilla
00:07:52 Mysterious Cities of Gold
00:16:06 H.R. Puffnstuff
00:33:27 Mark's Approval
What's the connection between Star Trek and Jem? What does laser weaponry have to do with the Gummi Bears?
00:00:24 The Great Gazoo, Jem & Bowie, Fonz and the Happy Days Gang
00:10:11 Gummi Bears vs. Battletech, The Boondocks vs. 40K, Josie vs. Bond
00:16:20 Brother From Another Mother?
00:18:54 Buy Th
Tom Tataranowicz was the storyboard artist & assistant storyboard supervisor on He-Man & She-Ra & director on She-Ra. Tom T. was gracias enough to grant us an amazing interview!
00:00:24 Tom T Interview – part 1
00:13:59 Tom T Interview – part 2
00:32:37 Shout-Out Deborah Zak
TOTAL RUNTIME: 00:35:48
With eighty-seven art department credits to his name, Michael Swanigan stands as one of the greatest storyboard artists of all time. Larry Houston is the Emmy-nominated Producer/Director of The X-Men Animated series of the nineteen-nineties. Having the distinction of being Filmation Studios first Af