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The Origin of Cap’n Crunch
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
December 4, 2020 posted by Jim Korkis

The Origin of Cap’n Crunch

Cap’n Crunch first appeared on a cereal box in September 1963 and went on to become one of the most beloved and long-running cereal spokesmen. Here’s his story.

Animation Anecdotes #386
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
October 26, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #386

“I remember when he couldn’t sell his later pilots – the hilarious Fang, the Wonder Dog, Hawkear, and The Stupor Bowl – he said, ‘CBS dislikes us; NBC hates us and ABC detests us!’

Animation Anecdotes #353
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 9, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #353

Leonard Maltin wrote Jay Ward a letter when he was twelve years old and Ward wrote back “on wonderful embossed Bullwinkle stationery!” Thus began a lively and very friendly correspondence.

Animation Anecdotes #347
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 26, 2018 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #347

“Unlike most people in television, Jay Ward didn’t underestimate the intelligence of the audience. It’s the most important creative thing I ever learned.”