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Animation Anecdotes #279
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 9, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #279

Ren And Stimpy producer Jim Ballantine said “A lot of people assume Ren and Stimpy are gay. Two guys who sleep in the same bed. Just like Laurel and Hardy – but no one ever suspected them of being gay.”

Animation Anecdotes #278
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September 2, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #278

“I was definitely influenced by the Hanna-Barbera drawing style, by The Flintstones,” says Matt Groening. “Homer’s beard line was definitely influenced by Fred Flintsone.”

Animation Anecdotes #277
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 26, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #277

“It was in 1976 that Steven Lisberger, while watching the Summer Olympics on television, conceived the idea of a playful parody with animal characters in a musical fantasy employing the finest methods of animation.”

Animation Anecdotes #276
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August 19, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #276

Matt Groening shared “I have an office that is full of bootleg merchandise that people send me, because the fans know that I collect this stuff.”

Animation Anecdotes #275
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August 12, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #275

Matt Groening said in 1992, “I’m working with Brad Bird on a spin-off of The Simpsons called The Krusty the Clown Show. I think it will be the first live-action spin-off of a cartoon.

Animation Anecdotes #274
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August 5, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #274

Gerald Scarfe spent years working with Disney on concept art on the Disney animated feature Hercules (1997). He spent an entire year at his home in Chelsea just concoting characters.

Animation Anecdotes #273
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July 29, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #273

John Musker commented on the cameo in Disney’s Aladdin of him and co-director Ron Clements: “If we were real actors, we would have had us fired.”

Animation Anecdotes #272
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July 22, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #272

“Itchy and Scratchy came from something I’ve always wanted to do since I was a little kid. Watching cartoons like Tom and Jerry, I thought it would be fun to do a cartoon that really was totally violent.” – Matt Groening

Animation Anecdotes #271
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July 15, 2016 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #271

The production process for a Walter Lantz Oswald the Rabbit cartoon is featured in the short Cartoonland Mysteries, the eighteenth installment of Universal’s Going Places series.