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Bob Hope and Animation
SUSPENDED ANIMATION
May 10, 2019 posted by Jim Korkis

Bob Hope and Animation

Bob Hope has been caricatured several times in animation, most notably in cartoons distributed by Paramount where Hope did several live-action comedies. Here’s a checklist.

Animation Anecdotes #396
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 4, 2019 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #396

When Miles Laboratories released Flintstones Chewable Vitamins in 1968, there were Fred, Wilma, Barney, Bamm Bamm, Pebbles, Dino and Fred’s car but no Betty.

Animation Anecdotes #395
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 28, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #395

“Cats Don’t Dance was supervised by no less than eight executives in its lifetime, several of whom would have rather ironed Chris Farley’s underwear than make an animated movie.”

Animation Anecdotes #378
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 31, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #378

Somethin’s Cookin’ is the official name of the animation short film that opens the movie 1988 ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’. But very few viewers will notice all the ACME products therein.

Animation Anecdotes #377
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 24, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #377

Anecdotes today include quotes about the Pee-Wee’s Playhouse segment featuring clay animation of a little blonde girl named Penny, who had pennies for her eyes.

Animation Anecdotes #322
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July 21, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #322

“Astro preceded Scooby Doo. I had to come up with what I call growl talk. Joe liked things starting with R’s for the dogs especially. Rello, Rorge! I ruv roo, Rorge.”

Animation Anecdotes #310
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
April 21, 2017 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #310

Chuck Jones told the Union newsletter in 1976: “I suppose you could call it retroactive plagiarism, because we stole Izzie Klein’s idea of a little boy ghost ten years before he created Casper.”

Animation Anecdotes #279
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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
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
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.”