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The Animanicast- A podcast dedicated to Animaniacs

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 Netflix or on DVD and then listen to the Animanicast to keep the fun going!
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Nov 19, 2017

Each and every week, your hosts revisit an episode of the series in the order in which they first premiered. They discuss their favorite jokes, gags, and discuss all the cultural references they can find! Today's episode features another discussion with Senior Producer and creator of Animaniacs, Tom Ruegger with more auditions for the show and a discussion on how the show was animated by different studios.

Letters from Spielberg

Tom shares two letters that were written to him by Steven Spielberg. One of them was written before the show premiered, and the other was written during the first season after the first season premiered.

Animaniacs Auditions

Tom shares more Animaniacs audition audio including audtions for Minerva Mink, Newt, Yakko, Dr. Scratchansniff, the Goodfeathers, Dot, Rita and Runt, and Dot! Severeal voice actors can be heard in these tapes, including Tress MacNielle, Rob Paulsen, Maurice LaMarche, Frank Welker, and Joe Alaskey.

Animation Discussion

Tom shares discusses the animation process Animaniacs had. Starting from the writing process, storyboarding, and working with the various animation companies that helped bring Animaniacs to life. Tom shares how StarToons was selected after first being initially rejected for the show. The strengths of each studio are discussed and how they were selected to animate certain characters.

Q and A

Tom answers a few questions from the audience including "Who came up with the idea for a Warner Bros. Store tour with the voice actors?" and "Which was the best and worst episode(s) to work on?"

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.

You could also purchase some hand prepared decals from Joey HERE. (Say that you're a listener of the Animanicast and get an extra decal!)

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

Head to Animanicast.com for additional notes and artwork from Tom Ruegger.

 

 

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