Tag Archives: scooby-doo

From the Animated Arcade Archive

I’ve already looked at the Saturday Supercade Donkey Kong cartoons, but I wanted to talk a bit about the others as well. They certainly went all out as far as games they covered, with a grand total of seven over … Continue reading

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Ape Bit Theatre

We all know about Captain Lou Albano on the Super Mario Bros. Super Show, and I’ve written about pretty much every episode. I was aware, however, that there had been a cartoon with Mario that I never watched, a Donkey … Continue reading

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Black Dogs Matter

From looking up the Barghest, a mythical black dog that made an appearance in Seanan McGuire’s October Daye series, I found that there are a whole lot of ghostly black dogs in the folklore of the British Isles, as well … Continue reading

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Green Witch Village

The MGM movie of The Wizard of Oz popularized the idea of the Wicked Witch of the West having green skin, something she didn’t have in the book. And at this time of year, it’s common to see witches with … Continue reading

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Cybernetic Society

I haven’t been saying much about the new Futurama episodes, largely because I can’t think of a lot to say. The recent ones have had their moments, but I feel they’ve been rather lackluster overall. “Saturday Morning Fun Pit” was … 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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The Boys of Animation

A few days ago, Beth and I were trying to think of female characters from the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoons, and all we could come up with was Cindy Bear. Then we got to thinking about how animation in general is, … Continue reading

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