Cartoons of old

  • Thread starter wolram
  • Start date
  • #1
wolram
Gold Member
4,260
554

Main Question or Discussion Point

Why is it every time i watch a cartoon on tv its a repeat, i mean the
proper ones like Road Runner, Daffy Duck or Bugs Bunny, are they
not being made now, if not, why not, whats up dock?
Whats your favour-et?
 

Answers and Replies

  • #2
jimmy p
Gold Member
358
31
My favourite had to be road-runner because of Wile E Coyote. Are we just talking Warner Bros? Dangermouse would be my favourite of all time though.
 
  • #3
1,414
4
No, the classic warner bros cartoons are not being newly produced, a tragedy if you ask me.
 
  • #4
wolram
Gold Member
4,260
554
No, the classic warner bros cartoons are not being newly produced, a tragedy if you ask me.
Well ill be dog darned, the real cartoons were, are my favourite distraction
from reality, i think we should petition warner bros to restart production.
Danger mouse is ok but not as good as road runner etc.
 
  • #5
1,414
4
I loved the road runner cartoons. So Awesome.
 
  • #6
Moonbear
Staff Emeritus
Science Advisor
Gold Member
11,490
51
Roadrunner was always my favorite. Beep Beep! Yeah, they haven't made any new ones in a VERY long time.

I also liked Speedy Gonzalez.

I miss cartoons that had cute animal characters, not the cartoons nowadays that seem a little too mature, never have any moral to the story (okay, neither did Loony Toons really, but a lot of other cartoons from my childhood did), and the characters aren't even loveable nowadays. I can't believe kids are all excited about a sponge! Though, actually, I have recently seen one that's cute. I think it's just called Shark. This girl has a pet shark named Kenny who is always getting into trouble. Reminds me a lot of the old Magilla Gorilla cartoons, which I loved as a kid.
 
  • #7
BobG
Science Advisor
Homework Helper
185
80
Roadrunner and Wile E. Coyote were my favorite, too.

Followed by Porky Pig and Daffy Duck and Marvin the Martian

That Rooster (I keep wanting to say Rooster Cogburn, but I think that was the Rooster in True Grit) and the chicken hawk

Pepe LePew

Bugs Bunny

Did anyone here ever watch Clutch Cargo? Pretty lame animation - it looked like cardboard drawings just being moved across the screen, but kind of entrancing somehow. At least the story lines were good.

Johnny Qwest

Pop-Eye

Mighty Mouse
 
  • #8
1,414
4
Marvin the Martian!!

I forgot all about him.

Its not thatthe old cartoons had morals, its that they didn't have the trite dialogue and plot lines. They were simple, violent, and pointless, not written by people who think they have funny things to say. So much better that way.
 
  • #9
dduardo
Staff Emeritus
1,898
3
My favorite cartoons are on adult swim: futurama, family guy, venture brothers, sealab 2021, etc.
 
  • #10
Gokul43201
Staff Emeritus
Science Advisor
Gold Member
7,051
16
My favorites were Roadrunner, Bugs Bunny and Tom & Jerry.
 
  • #11
695
6
Mel Blanc. RIP
That's why they don't make the classics anymore
 
  • #12
695
6
I shouldn't have written that. I don't have a clue whether Mr. Blanc is alive or dead. I completely made that up and I apologize if I'm wrong. If I'm not wrong cool.
edit: no not cool, if I'm not wrong, RIP Mel
 
  • #13
mjwhip2
Yes RIP Mel.
Wow, you pull stuff out of your arse and you are still right.
Go figure.
Mike
 
  • #14
1,414
4
tribdog said:
Mel Blanc. RIP
That's why they don't make the classics anymore

I figured it was somethinglike that. Come back Mel!!! Come back!!

I must...resurrect him....frankenstien complex growing....BWAHAHA!!!!
 
  • #15
Gonzolo
I believe the original Bugs Bunny (and friends) cartoons were made during the 40's to 60's. Mel Blanc may be the original voice, but the characters have made appearances in new projects every few years (Roger Rabbit, Hare Jordan/Space Jam, Tiny Toons), the voices are quite reproducible.

I believe they made a movie a couple years ago, but it didn't do so well at the box-office. The time is quite ripe for them to come out as 3D computer-animated characters. It hasn't been done yet afaik, so I'm sure it's bound to happen.

You have to give it to Bugs though, he's been on screen daily for about 50 years, quite enough to shut Regis up.
 
  • #16
jimmy p
Gold Member
358
31
BobG said:
That Rooster (I keep wanting to say Rooster Cogburn, but I think that was the Rooster in True Grit) and the chicken hawk
Oh not Foghorn bloody Leghorn. "I say I say nah listen here bohy" said kinda like that... I hate him.
 
  • #17
920
0
My favourite cartoon character appears in Rocky and Bullwinkle series and is the know-it-all dog called Peabody. I find hilarious his adventures :tongue:
 

Related Threads for: Cartoons of old

  • Last Post
2
Replies
25
Views
2K
  • Last Post
2
Replies
29
Views
1K
  • Last Post
Replies
5
Views
2K
  • Last Post
Replies
9
Views
2K
  • Last Post
Replies
10
Views
8K
  • Last Post
Replies
15
Views
4K
  • Last Post
Replies
3
Views
5K
Replies
1
Views
569
Top