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The Animanicast- An Animaniacs Podcast

The Animanicast is a podcast dedicated to the classic animated television series "Animaniacs." Join your hosts Joey, Nathan and Kelly as they revisit each episode in the order in which they were released. They'll discuss their favorite moments, jokes, characters as well as their memories of first watching the episode. The show's pop cultural references are also discussed and explored in detail. (You might just learn some cool facts!) In the end, each episode receives a "Water Tower Rating" from the hosts. So cue up an episode of Animaniacs on Hulu or on DVD and then listen to the Animanicast to keep the fun going!
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May 19, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain, or Freakazoid! Today, your hosts talk about another of Kelly's favorite episodes of Tiny Toon Adventures entitled "Tiny Toons Music Television."  The three talk about each segment in today's episode and then give the episode a water tower rating!

Tiny Toons Music Television

Throughout today's episode Buster and Babs introduce each segment as the resident VJs of Tiny Toons Music Television. They show us a wall of phones, we meet Julie Bruin, and we get to see the one and only Fuddonna!

Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

In the first segment of Tiny Toons Music Television, Plucky is sent on a mission to rescue a jade duck statue that looks a lot like Plucky himself. He sets out with Hamton to steal the statue back from Montana Max and his goons only to be chased back through the desert on camels. Unfortunately Plucky breaks the statue as soon as he gets his reward (or his reward gets him.)

This video is sung by the band They Might Be Giants but they weren't the first ones to sing it! The hosts discuss their favorite moments in the cartoon and in this song.

Particle Man

Plucky is Particle Man and he is in the wresting ring going up against Triangle Man, Universe Man and even the Crusher when he changes outfits from Particle Man to Person Man. Plucky tries to face off against the three foes but he doesn't stand a chance.

This second song from They Might Be Giants features some great action and animation. The hosts reflect on this cartoon and on their shared love of They Might Be Giants.

Respect

Babs is singing to Aretha Franklin's classic hit "Respect" in a library, a court room, a funeral and an operating room! The ones she bothers however get back at her so that they can be respected.

This cartoon has lots of writers and animators in the background! Plus a cameo from Batman (sorta.)

Money (That's What I Want)

Montana Max sings about money and how much he wants it. In the end though, he has nothing and Joey actually feels sorry for him. This video has lots of energy, great animation and Ralph the Guard?

Top Secret Apprentice

In this instrumental salute to "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," Bugs Bunny is working on the new computer animation wing of ACME Looniversity. While he's away, Buster jumps onto the controls but quickly falls asleep. Buster dreams of flying through space, swimming through the ocean, flying on flies and going into the past to the age of dinosaurs. Buster's imagination almost gets out of hand!

This instrumental segment of Tiny Toons Music Television features impressive animation, great action and an awkward ending that the hosts don't really like.

Join the Party!

Head on over to Discord.Animanicast.com today to join our RetroZap discussion group. You'll get to chat with the hosts of this show as well as the hosts of other RetroZap podcasts!

Different Ways to Support Our Show

If you'd like to support out show there's lots of ways to do it! First of all, you could go onto Apple Podcasts and leave us a five-star positive review.

Also, don't forget to tell a friend about the show! Your retweets and post shares help others find us.

By going to Amazon.Animanicast.com you can find some of the newest Animaniacs merchandise including clothing, toys, videos, and even books written by some of the original writers of the show. Get some great stuff and help support our show! You can even use Amazon.Animanicast.com as your portal to Amazon on your next shopping trip and you'll still be supporting our show with any purchase you make.

You could also purchase some hand prepared decals from Joey at Decals.Animanicast.com

Interested in getting some Animanicast MERCHANDISE? It's in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours at Teepublic.Animanicast.com

Cover art by @jedishua Intro Music performed by Kontra5t and @JSQUADBMP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why'd they change it? I can't say. People just liked it better that way.

May 12, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain, or Freakazoid! Today Joey and Nathan talk about the comic series of Animaniacs issue 14. First, the Warners team up with James Bomb to cross the Berlin Wall in "A Spy on the Wall."  Then Slappy and Skippy face off against bank robbers in "What's the Holdup?" Will this comic live up to the standards of the television series? Listen to find out!

Animaniacs News

Joey and Nathan start off by going over some recent Animaniacs news, including the official release of the new Animaniacs keychains, mini-figures and enamel pins from kidrobot! Not only will these packs feature characters from Tiny Toons, but Freakazoid will be featured as well! The two talk about which packs they will be most interested in buying.

Animaniacs in Concert will be coming to San Diego Comic Con! Nathan, Joey and Kelly will be there to watch Rob Paulsen and Randy Rogel sing songs along with other special guests from Animaniacs. Get your tickets now to join the fun!

Part One: A Spy on the Wall

Yakko, Wakko and Dot are assigned to help get "A Spy on the Wall" when they are assigned to James Bomb with his next mission. James must get across the Berlin wall but fortunately it looks like it's guarded by one of Ralph the Guard. The Warners then decide to use some of their cartoon ingenuity to tear down that wall!

Part Two: What's the Holdup?

In "What's the Holdup" Slappy takes Skippy to the bank to deposit his coins. Unfortunately some raccoon robbers come into the bank too! Fortunately Slappy is there to save the day thanks to the use of her classic comedy cartoon props and gags!

What do you think?

What are your thoughts on "A Spy in the Wall" or "What's the Holdup?" let us know by emailing animanicast@retrozap.com

Phoenix Fan Fusion!

Nathan and Joey are scheduled to host an Animaniacs panel at Phoenix Fan Fusion on May 25th, 2019 at 10:30 am! If you'd like to see them, buy your passes now!

Join the Party!

Head on over to Discord.Animanicast.com today to join our RetroZap discussion group. You'll get to chat with the hosts of this show as well as the hosts of other RetroZap podcasts!

Different Ways to Support Our Show

If you'd like to support out show there's lots of ways to do it! First of all, you could go onto Apple Podcasts and leave us a five-star positive review.

Also, don't forget to tell a friend about the show! Your retweets and post shares help others find us.

By going to Amazon.Animanicast.com you can find some of the newest Animaniacs merchandise including clothing, toys, videos, and even books written by some of the original writers of the show. Get some great stuff and help support our show! You can even use Amazon.Animanicast.com as your portal to Amazon on your next shopping trip and you'll still be supporting our show with any purchase you make.

You could also purchase some hand prepared decals from Joey at Decals.Animanicast.com

Interested in getting some Animanicast MERCHANDISE? It's in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours at Teepublic.Animanicast.com

May 5, 2019

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Pinky and the Brain, or Freakazoid! Today, your hosts talk about Freakazoid Episode two which can be found on DVD as well as streaming on VRV! The three talk about each segment as well as discuss their favorite jokes and cultural references.

Candle Jack

Freakazoid and Steph are camp counselors at "Camp Wenamigunnagohome." The kids all tell each other scary stories, but the scariest story is about a boogie man named Candle Jack! He takes you away if you say his name. Unfortunately, as soon as each member of the camp sees Candle Jack, they immediately scream his name! Luckily Freakazoid is there to help everyone! He develops a plan involving steel and mortar and bricks and pie. What will the hosts of the Animanicast think about this scary tale? Listen to find out!

Toby Danger: Doomsday Bet

In this parody of Johnny Quest, Toby Danger and his family are on the search for a runaway semiconductor! Toby however wants to go into a casino for some reason. What follows is an epic battle involving horrible casino bets, lasers, barrels and lots of explosions!

The Lobe

In this short segment, the Lobe wants to perform a lobotomy on Freakazoid but he discovers an explosive surprise! (It's a bomb.)

Animaniacs Live!

Joey, Nathan and Kelly are all going to Animaniacs in Concert on July 18th in San Diego! Join us! Get your tickets today before they sell out HERE.

Phoenix Fan Fusion!

Nathan and Joey are scheduled to host an Animaniacs panel at Phoenix Fan Fusion on May 25th, 2019 at 10:30 am! If you'd like to see them, buy your passes now!

Join the Party!

Head on over to Discord.Animanicast.com today to join our RetroZap discussion group. You'll get to chat with the hosts of this show as well as the hosts of other RetroZap podcasts!

Different Ways to Support Our Show

If you'd like to support out show there's lots of ways to do it! First of all, you could go onto Apple Podcasts and leave us a five-star positive review.

Also, don't forget to tell a friend about the show! Your retweets and post shares help others find us.

By going to Amazon.Animanicast.com you can find some of the newest Animaniacs merchandise including clothing, toys, videos, and even books written by some of the original writers of the show. Get some great stuff and help support our show! You can even use Amazon.Animanicast.com as your portal to Amazon on your next shopping trip and you'll still be supporting our show with any purchase you make.

You could also purchase some hand prepared decals from Joey at Decals.Animanicast.com

Interested in getting some Animanicast MERCHANDISE? It's in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours at Teepublic.Animanicast.com

 

 

 

 

 

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