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What Will Haven Be

One thing I’ve seen noted about the future in Back to the Future Part II is that it more or less assumed certain trends would continue in the same way. Inflation was particularly bad in the 1980s, so there were … Continue reading

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Even in the Future, Nothing Works

The Jetsons is an interesting show in many ways, but its characters aren’t really among them. Compared to their obvious predecessors, the Flintstones, the Jetson family comes across as rather flat, people who have things happen to them rather than … Continue reading

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Scooby-Doo’s Greatest Mystery

Since I’ve been talking about sentient animals in cartoons, what about Scooby-Doo? Here we have a group of kids constantly proving that the supernatural is actually just groundskeepers with a grudge and access to expensive projectors, yet they take for … Continue reading

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