Originally posted by SaturnFX
Well, the toons I watched as a kid sorta sucked in my opinion.
We had bugs and such (Daffy = cooler), Tom & Jerry (always rooted for Tom to finally get the mouse..Jerry was an arrogant ass), and the damned smurfs...but it wasn't until I was in my late teens/early 20s when "good" toons came out
I did like the rampant steriotypes of the early cartoons though, hong kong fooey and such, amusing stuff, if highly politically incorrect, but still amusing.
As far a recent cartoons...well, I actually do record Futurama...thats about it..over cartoons now except for futurama (and southpark..but not sure if that qualifies).
U used to watch the simpsons, but it sort of became stale over time. not that toons need to be a soap opera, but after years, your bound to have some passing memorys of what occured before...one week homer is not a total fool, he has some mental agility, but he is just too lazy to even try..the following week, he is all but retarded...one week bart was sort of a nice kid at heart, the following he was incredibly evil (and also follows the smart one week, idiot the next week)..I know its meant simply as a parody skit and the characters are actually not overly important as the situational comedy...but meh, that bugs me.
Originally posted by ZeroReady
I can remember a lot of racism and propaganda in those old cartoons. A couple tom and jerry's where one of them gets blown up and then they're wearing blackface like the old movies. Lots of stuff about the Russians and Japanese. They knew what they were putting out there, aimed at the youth. But from the little bits of it catch here and there, TV hasn't changed much. Still plenty of racism and propaganda.
Originally posted by mamabeth
reply to post by WickettheRabbit
No,No,No,the best cartoons are from the
40's and 50's!
The old Tom and Jerry,Bugs Bunny,Mighty
Mouse,Heckle and Jeckle to name a few.
Some Tom and Jerry cartoons even won
academy awards.The trashy cartoons of
today aren't even good for adults to watch,
much less children.
I do like Back at the Barnyard and Duck Dodgers.
Oh mamabeth i loved Heckle and Jeckle those 2 birds were the best!
Yes,Mamabeth still watches cartoons.
Originally posted by Asktheanimals
Bugs bunny has been banned due to his anarchistic, anti-state, pro liberty views.
Any violence was always turned on the perpetrators.
We can;t have that since the violence now comes from the state.
Originally posted by pazcat
This was awesome.
We have the complete series as well as D&D, must watch them some time.
Originally posted by korath
They took out everything that "they" considered violence. Ever see Elmer Fudd blast Daffy Duck in the head with a shotgun? Nope. too violent. and that sucks, seeing cartoon characters whomp on each other with mallets and anvils was all the fun when I was growing up. Sylvester and tweety and TNT was any kids Saturday, Oh. give me the days of Foghorn Leghorn laying a trap for that dog that blew up in his face.
Originally posted by dalemcfad
Anyone remember the "The Littles"?
Originally posted by dalemcfad
reply to post by sugarcookie1
my avatar is a picture of the littles. If i remember correctly it was on late 80's. It was about a group of little people that lived in the bowels of a house and only the 'normal size' little boy that lived in the house knew they existed. I dont think it was on very long