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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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Nov 19, 2016

Animaniacs S01E24 "Opportunity Knox" and "Wings Take Heart"

Each and every week, your hosts Joey, Nathan and Kelly 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! In the end, each episode is given a "Water Tower Rating" by the hosts. How many water towers will this episode get?

Contact us

First, you can send an email to animanicast@retrozap.com

Then you can follow us on twitter.com/animanicast

Finally, you can like us on Facebook.com/animanicast

Different ways to support the show!

If you'd like to support our show, first make sure to subscribe with your favorite podcast catcher. Then leave a five-star positive review for us on iTunes, it really helps! Finally, if you want to help fund the show and get some really cool hand prepared decals in the process click HERE!

Are you interested in getting your own ANIMANICAST SHIRT? They're in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours HERE.

Cover art by @jedishua | Intro Music performed by Kontra5t

Nov 5, 2016

Join Joey, Nathan, and Kelly for the twenty-second episode of the “Animanicast!” A podcast dedicated to the classic 90s cartoon show Animaniacs! Today episode 22 of Animaniacs  is discussed with segments: "Guardin' the Garden" and "Plane Pals"

 

Contest!

It's time for another contest! In order to enter, just go to iTunes and leave a positive, five-star review! A winner will be selected soon. Prizes include an assortment of hand prepared Animaniacs vinyl decals. Including the popular "Put a Brain in the Whitehouse" campaign decal.

Contact us

First, you can send an email to animanicast@retrozap.com

Then you can follow us on twitter.com/animanicast

Finally, you can like us on Facebook.com/animanicast

Different ways to support the show!

If you'd like to support our show, first make sure to subscribe with your favorite podcast catcher. Then leave a five-star positive review for us on iTunes, it really helps! Finally, if you want to help fund the show and get some really cool hand prepared decals in the process click HERE!

Oct 29, 2016

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! Each episode is given a "Water Tower Rating" by the hosts. How many water towers will this episode get? This  twenty-first episode is perfect for fans of history and geography!

"The Flame"

  • A tiny flame comes to life and helps Thomas Jefferson pull an all nighter. Except this time he's writing the Declaration of Independence and not just a term paper. 
  • The hosts discuss what they liked about this segment as well as some small historical inaccuracies.

"Wakko's America"

  • Yakko had his fun singing about the "Nations of the World," now it's Wakko's chance to shine! 
  • The hosts discuss what they like about this song and how it has helped them in school and beyond!

"Davy Omelette"

  • Chicken Boo is back. This time he's trying to GO WEST with some pioneers. Things don't go well.

  • The hosts discuss what they liked about this segment and Chicken Boo in general.

  • The origins of this particular parody are discussed as well. 

"Four Score and Seven Migraines Ago"

  • The Warners are time traveling again and this time they're helping Abe Lincoln write the Gettsyburg Address!
  • Numerous references are discussed. Kelly and Joey discuss the Civil War and battles that were fought in their area.
  • Spielberg is also brought up again... SHOCKER!

 

 Listener Feedback

Kurtis Findlay and his sons are back to share their thoughts on the episode! Listen to them give their honest and adorable opinions.

Contest!

It's time for another contest! In order to enter, just go to iTunes and leave a positive, five-star review! A winner will be selected soon. Prizes include an assortment of hand prepared Animaniacs vinyl decals. Including the popular "Put a Brain in the Whitehouse" campaign decal.

Contact us

First, you can send an email to animanicast@retrozap.com

Then you can follow us on twitter.com/animanicast

Finally, you can like us on Facebook.com/animanicast

Different ways to support the show!

If you'd like to support our show, first make sure to subscribe with your favorite podcast catcher. Then leave a five-star positive review for us on iTunes, it really helps! Finally, if you want to help fund the show and get some really cool hand prepared decals in the process click HERE!

Are you interested in getting your own ANIMANICAST SHIRT? They're in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours HERE.

Cover art by @jedishua | Intro Music performed by Kontra5t

Oct 22, 2016

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! Each episode is given a "Water Tower Rating" by the hosts. How many water towers will this episode get? This  twentieth episode is perfect for all film buffs! It salutes and/or parodies to "Apocalypse Now" and "The Birds."

"Hearts of Twilight"

  • The Warners are sent out by Mr. Plotz to stop the production of a movie that has gone overbudget. The Warners help Mr. Director find an ending to his movie. It's a smash!
  • This cartoon is one of the classics of Animaniacs, the hosts discuss their favorite lines and moments.
  • The hosts also discuss the connections this cartoon has to "Apocalpse Now" as well as other movies.

 

"The Boids"

  • The Goodfeathers get a job working as "stunt pigeons" for Alfred Hitchcock's latest production. Before you know it, the Goodfeathers are getting hurt and realize quickly that showbiz isn't what it's cracked up to be.
  • The episode features some great salutes to Hitchcock's "The Birds" as well as "Psycho." The cartoon also has a quick reference to "The Shining."

Twitter Poll

The announcer joins us from Pankot Palace's Sauna. 

This week's poll asks you which cold opening you like the most! Head to twitter.com/animanicast or search twitter for the hashtag #animanicastpoll to make your voice heard!

Contest!

It's time for another contest! In order to enter, just go to iTunes and leave a positive, five-star review! A winner will be selected soon. Prizes include an assortment of hand prepared Animaniacs vinyl decals. Including the popular "Put a Brain in the Whitehouse" campaign decal.

Contact us

First, you can send an email to animanicast@retrozap.com

Then you can follow us on twitter.com/animanicast

Finally, you can like us on Facebook.com/animanicast

Different ways to support the show!

If you'd like to support our show, first make sure to subscribe with your favorite podcast catcher. Then leave a five-star positive review for us on iTunes, it really helps! Finally, if you want to help fund the show and get some really cool hand prepared decals in the process click HERE!

Are you interested in getting your own ANIMANICAST SHIRT? They're in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours HERE.

Cover art by @jedishua | Intro Music performed by Kontra5t

Oct 15, 2016

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! Each episode is given a "Water Tower Rating" by the hosts. How many water towers will this episode get? This  nineteenth episode first features the Warners going toe to toe with Death and then we learn how the Hip Hippos moved from the jungle to the city.

Meatballs or Consequences

  • Wakko is in an meatball eating contest. Unfortunately he dies when he eats one meatball too many. Yakko and Dot don't want to be separated from their brother so they follow Wakko to the underworld. They then spend the rest of the episode driving Death crazy!
  • This episode features some great jokes and salutes to filmaker Ingmar Bergman. It also features one of Kelly's favorite sayings, "How Spielbergian!"
  • As usual we make connections to other movies and franchises in our conversation. "Raiders of the Lost Ark", "The Force Awakens", "The Exorcist", "The Princess Bride", "Back to the Future" and even "Masters of the Universe" are all mentioned.

Dot's Poetry Corner

  • Next, Dot gets groovy with her first poem about Little Miss Muffet.

A Moving Experience

  • Finally, we are treated to a prequel of sorts. How did the Hip Hippos end up in the city? Gina Embryo (a parody of Joan Embery) tries in vain to keep them in the jungle. 

Twitter Poll

The announcer joins us from Pankot Palace! Sounds like he's eating some interesting food!

This week's poll asks you which Pinky and the Brain cartoon you like the most from the ones we've discussed so far.. Head to twitter.com/animanicast or search twitter for the hashtag #animanicastpoll to make your voice heard!

Contest!

It's time for another contest! In order to enter, just go to iTunes and leave a positive, five-star review! A winner will be selected soon. Prizes include an assortment of hand prepared Animaniacs vinyl decals. Including the popular "Put a Brain in the Whitehouse" campaign decal.

Contact us

First, you can send an email to animanicast@retrozap.com

Then you can follow us on twitter.com/animanicast

Finally, you can like us on Facebook.com/animanicast

Different ways to support the show!

If you'd like to support our show, first make sure to subscribe with your favorite podcast catcher. Then leave a five-star positive review for us on iTunes, it really helps! Finally, if you want to help fund the show and get some really cool hand prepared decals in the process click HERE

Are you interested in getting your own ANIMANICAST SHIRT? They're in stock now at TeePublic! Get yours HERE.

Oct 1, 2016

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! Each episode is given a "Water Tower Rating" by the hosts. How many water towers will this episode get? This seventeenth episode features the Warners "helping" the pianist Beethoven and Rita and Runt narrowly escape the evil clutches of Stradivarius.

 

Make sure to check out our full show notes and information at retrozap.com/animanicast

 

Contact us

Send an email to animanicast@retrozap.com

or you can follow us on twitter.com/animanicast

and don't forget... you can like us on Facebook.com/animanicast

Different ways to support the show!

If you'd like to support our show, first make sure to subscribe with your favorite podcast catcher. Then leave a five-star positive review for us on iTunes, it really helps! Finally, if you want to help fund the show and get some really cool hand prepared decals in the process click HERE!

Cover art by @jedishua | Intro Music performed by Kontra5t

Sep 24, 2016

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! Each episode is given a "Water Tower Rating" by the hosts. How many water towers will this episode get? This sixteenth episode features the Warners going to school, Slappy helps give an explosive presentation at a Friar's Club dinner, and "The Great Wakkoroti" makes his premiere. 

Head over to retrozap.com/animanicast to see a collection of our older episodes and for more show notes!

Contact us

First you can send an email to animanicast@retrozap.com

Then you can follow us on twitter.com/animanicast

Finally, you can like us on Facebook.com/animanicast

Sep 17, 2016

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! Each episode is given a "Water Tower Rating" by the hosts. How many water towers will this episode get? This fifteenth episode features the Warners getting abducted by aliens and Pinky and the Brain attempt to take over the world using television to convince people that aliens are attacking the city!

 

Don't forget to vote in this week's VERY important twitter poll. Someone's job depends on it!

Contact us

First you can send an email to animanicast@retrozap.com

Then you can follow us on twitter.com/animanicast

Finally, you can like us on Facebook.com/animanicast

Different ways to support the show!

If you'd like to support our show, first make sure to subscribe with your favorite podcast catcher. Then leave a five-star positive review for us on iTunes, it really helps! Finally, if you want to help fund the show and get some really cool hand prepared decals in the process click HERE!

 

For in depth show notes go to retrozap.com/animanicast

 

Sep 10, 2016

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! Each episode is given a "Water Tower Rating" by the hosts. How many water towers will this episode get? This fourteenth episode features the Warners defending Dr. Scratchansniff and then Buttons chases Mindy through a dangerous/somewhat cliche construction site.

 

Contact us

First you can send an email to animanicast@retrozap.com

Then you can follow us on twitter.com/animanicast

Finally, you can like us on Facebook.com/animanicast

 

Different ways to support the show!

If you'd like to support our show, first make sure to subscribe with your favorite podcast catcher. Then leave a five-star positive review for us on iTunes, it really helps! Finally, if you want to help fund the show and get some really cool hand prepared decals in the process click HERE!

We are a proud member of the RetroZap network. For detailed show notes and to check out other RetroZap podcasts, go to RetroZap.com/animanicast

Aug 6, 2016

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! Each episode is given a "Water Tower Rating" by the hosts. How many water towers will this episode get? This ninth episode features the segments "Wally Llama" and Pinky and the Brain with "Where Rodents Dare."

Check out RetroZap.com for additional show notes and to find other amazing podcasts! 

Wally Llama

The Warners have a question that only Wally Llama can answer. Wally has other plans however and has decided that he will ask "no more questions" until he is done watching Baywatch. How will they convince him to answer their question? This cartoon is one of Kelly's favorites. Listen to find out why this segment is one of the best featuring the Warner siblings. Joey and Nathan  also make connections to Steve Martin movies.

Where Rodents Dare

  • Brain has a plan to take over the world! First, he will go to a meeting with world leaders and then he'll freeze them for 24 hours. He who controls the room, controls the world! Unfortunatly Pinky and the Brain have some difficulty as usual. First they have trouble accessing the party from the roof, then they almost get eaten by two baby eagles! This cartoon has some great running gags as well as some scenes your hosts totally forgot!
Jul 30, 2016

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! Each episode is then given a "Water Tower Rating" by the hosts. How many water towers will this episode get? This eighth episode features the segments "The Big Candy Store" and "Bumbie's Mom"

The Warners terrorize Flaxseed's candy shop in "The Big Candy Store" 

Then stay tooned for "Bumbie's Mom" to hear about one of the best cartoons featuring Skippy and Slappy Squirrel.

For detailed show notes go to retrozap.com/animanicast

 

Jul 23, 2016

Listen to your Joey, Nathan, and Kelly discuss and review the 7th episode of Animaniacs which features "Piano Rag" and "When Rita Met Runt" 

For full comprehensive show notes visit www.retrozap.com/animanicast

Get in contact with us!

twitter.com/animanicast

facebook.com/animanicast

animanicast@gmail.com

Don't forget to leave a positive review on iTunes to let others know you like us! :)

We are a proud member of the RetroZap network! Check out all their podcasts at retrozap.com

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