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  • TertieeTertiee Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    The end was supposed to involve Arnold finding his lost parents but that never panned out.

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  • PikaPuffPikaPuff Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Novid wrote: »
    Novid wrote: »
    If early seasons of Family Guy were any indication, Seth works way better under the constraints of censorship and a mainstream show format. Getting him to spice up a bland show he used to love could be exactly the right thing for him. And the Flintstones property has to stay family friendly and grounded in its own "reality", so no cutaway overload, no offensive jokes pushing good taste, no Fred grabbing his knee for 5 minutes in pain until the length of the joke becomes the joke.

    And let's not forget, the show would keep its old crappy Hanna Barbara style but with modern animation, so we Seth wouldn't be designing the characters or making them flash from pose to pose with his... economical but jerky trademark style. I'm interested.


    I doubt, REALLY Doubt this will all happen. The dude's lost in the style nonsense. And the fact Corporate gave him the book (show running duties) instead of many others i know that run circles around him NOW and they gave the show to Fox (possible Adult Swim deal notwithstanding) means that he has to put some (not all) of the padlum on the new series. And what makes it worse is that we here are scared shitless because even though my bosses worked so hard on a series that many wanted back - a series that passed it's time is coming back because HE used to work for H-B in its dying days and its a dream series? IT TOOK 10 YEARS to do a new series of the T'Cats and Seth gets his DREAM series in less than 10 hours? UGH.

    Like i said, T'cats series will make ten times more money than the Flints ever will, Corporate was TOLD this last heard but this was from Seth himself and he made all the deals work for the Flints. Its starting to get Ugly with Loony Toons starting slow and now Fox being our "friends" all of a sudden.

    It happened that quickly? Wow...

    And I thought I heard something about there being some sort of legal battle or something that he eventually won to be able to do the show? If that's true, what's that all about?

    As far as I know, any legal dealings wern't known. As far as I know Fox and Seth showed the money and Warners agreed with major concessions.
    I don't think I understand the complaint. "Popular guy with money gets what he wants"?

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  • GodfatherGodfather Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Tertiee wrote: »
    The end was supposed to involve Arnold finding his lost parents but that never panned out.

    What's there to find out?

    He found a map to them in the journal. That's all that's needed.

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  • nightmarennynightmarenny Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Arnold was going to win an Essay contest for his class to goes to South America. They use the map to find his parents. The Green-eyes were involved. Helga finally admitted her feelings.

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  • klokateer9047klokateer9047 Registered User
    edited May 2011
    Arnold was going to win an Essay contest for his class to goes to South America. They use the map to find his parents. The Green-eyes were involved. Helga finally admitted her feelings.

    Theres even a facebook page devoted to saving the movie
    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=173405088633
    but it seems like the people running it sorta just gave up.

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  • Alfred J. KwakAlfred J. Kwak Registered User
    edited May 2011
    e: nm

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  • NinjabearNinjabear Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I'm looking at an episode of Scooby Doo: Mystery Inc. where Scooby, Jabberjaw, Speed Buggy, Captain Caveman, and Funky Phantom team up to solve a mystery. This series just gets more and more awesome.

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  • Hexmage-PAHexmage-PA Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Ninjabear wrote: »
    I'm looking at an episode of Scooby Doo: Mystery Inc. where Scooby, Jabberjaw, Speed Buggy, Captain Caveman, and Funky Phantom team up to solve a mystery. This series just gets more and more awesome.

    What.

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  • 21stCentury21stCentury And I'm feeling like ghost. And that's what i hate the most.Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Arnold was going to win an Essay contest for his class to goes to South America. They use the map to find his parents. The Green-eyes were involved. Helga finally admitted her feelings.

    It would have revealed Arnold's Last name. Apparently we knew it, but we weren't aware...

    his last name was
    Shortman

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  • cloudeaglecloudeagle Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Hexmage-PA wrote: »
    Ninjabear wrote: »
    I'm looking at an episode of Scooby Doo: Mystery Inc. where Scooby, Jabberjaw, Speed Buggy, Captain Caveman, and Funky Phantom team up to solve a mystery. This series just gets more and more awesome.

    What.

    They... they brought back Funky Phantom??

    Okay, now I'm intrigued.

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  • Hexmage-PAHexmage-PA Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    cloudeagle wrote: »
    Hexmage-PA wrote: »
    Ninjabear wrote: »
    I'm looking at an episode of Scooby Doo: Mystery Inc. where Scooby, Jabberjaw, Speed Buggy, Captain Caveman, and Funky Phantom team up to solve a mystery. This series just gets more and more awesome.

    What.

    They... they brought back Funky Phantom??

    Okay, now I'm intrigued.

    I saw the episode last night, and...just go watch it as soon as you can.

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  • cloudeaglecloudeagle Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Hexmage-PA wrote: »
    cloudeagle wrote: »
    Hexmage-PA wrote: »
    Ninjabear wrote: »
    I'm looking at an episode of Scooby Doo: Mystery Inc. where Scooby, Jabberjaw, Speed Buggy, Captain Caveman, and Funky Phantom team up to solve a mystery. This series just gets more and more awesome.

    What.

    They... they brought back Funky Phantom??

    Okay, now I'm intrigued.

    I saw the episode last night, and...just go watch it as soon as you can.

    Will do. What's the name of the episode?

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  • Hexmage-PAHexmage-PA Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    cloudeagle wrote: »
    Hexmage-PA wrote: »
    cloudeagle wrote: »
    Hexmage-PA wrote: »
    Ninjabear wrote: »
    I'm looking at an episode of Scooby Doo: Mystery Inc. where Scooby, Jabberjaw, Speed Buggy, Captain Caveman, and Funky Phantom team up to solve a mystery. This series just gets more and more awesome.

    What.

    They... they brought back Funky Phantom??

    Okay, now I'm intrigued.

    I saw the episode last night, and...just go watch it as soon as you can.

    Will do. What's the name of the episode?

    "Mystery Solvers Club State Finals".

    There's one scene that somehow manages to make Captain Caveman seem badass.

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  • AJRAJR You took too long Now your candy's goneRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Oh man, The Amazing World of Gumball is just delightful.

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  • cloudeaglecloudeagle Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Hexmage-PA wrote: »
    cloudeagle wrote: »
    Hexmage-PA wrote: »
    cloudeagle wrote: »
    Hexmage-PA wrote: »
    Ninjabear wrote: »
    I'm looking at an episode of Scooby Doo: Mystery Inc. where Scooby, Jabberjaw, Speed Buggy, Captain Caveman, and Funky Phantom team up to solve a mystery. This series just gets more and more awesome.

    What.

    They... they brought back Funky Phantom??

    Okay, now I'm intrigued.

    I saw the episode last night, and...just go watch it as soon as you can.

    Will do. What's the name of the episode?

    "Mystery Solvers Club State Finals".

    There's one scene that somehow manages to make Captain Caveman seem badass.

    ...wow. Will do.

    Anyway, that Kung Fu Panda thing is out today. Anyone going to see it? I'm dubious, but it's currently sitting at 75% or so at Rotten Tomatoes.

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  • cloudeaglecloudeagle Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Though I wonder if that Scooby team-up can possibly beat the time he teamed up with cheesy 1970s Batman and Robin to save Weird Al Yankovic.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K33mJkRBV4M

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  • BagginsesBagginses __BANNED USERS regular
    edited May 2011
    cloudeagle wrote: »
    Though I wonder if that Scooby team-up can possibly beat the time he teamed up with cheesy 1970s Batman and Robin to save Weird Al Yankovic.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K33mJkRBV4M

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  • 21stCentury21stCentury And I'm feeling like ghost. And that's what i hate the most.Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    cloudeagle wrote: »
    Though I wonder if that Scooby team-up can possibly beat the time he teamed up with cheesy 1970s Batman and Robin to save Weird Al Yankovic.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K33mJkRBV4M

    what is that from?

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  • cloudeaglecloudeagle Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    cloudeagle wrote: »
    Though I wonder if that Scooby team-up can possibly beat the time he teamed up with cheesy 1970s Batman and Robin to save Weird Al Yankovic.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K33mJkRBV4M

    what is that from?

    A very, VERY weird episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold that just aired a couple months ago. Yes, that entire sequence was done with crappy 70s-style animation.

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  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Ho! Ho! Ho! Drink Coke!Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    first picture I've seen anywhere from Pixar's Brave

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  • Muse Among MenMuse Among Men Suburban Bunny Princess? Its time for a new shtick Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Lookit that hair

    I just . . . want to touch it.

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  • NightslyrNightslyr Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    first picture I've seen anywhere from Pixar's Brave

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    Carrot Top is looking better these days.

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  • AntimatterAntimatter Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    her face is...very round

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  • Centipede DamascusCentipede Damascus Ho! Ho! Ho! Drink Coke!Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    well I think she's like 8-10 years old or something

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  • NinjabearNinjabear Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I just got back from Kung Fu Panda 2. I thought it was great.

    I love the way the main villain is animated.

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  • yalborapyalborap Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    So, the most recent episode of American Dad.
    God fucking dammit. I KNEW it was coming. I knew from when Stan punched the doctor, it was fucking inevitable it'd show up. And I still got caught by the goddamned reveal.

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  • LibrarianThorneLibrarianThorne Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    This may be heresy, but I thought Kung Fu Panda 2 was straight up better than KFP1. It was a better martial arts film, had a better plot, and a villain that was truly excellent. I was very thoroughly surprised at the quality of the film, but was not surprised at the reveal that they'll milk the KFP franchise like Shrek.

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  • LBD_NytetraynLBD_Nytetrayn TorontoRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    yalborap wrote: »
    So, the most recent episode of American Dad.
    God fucking dammit. I KNEW it was coming. I knew from when Stan punched the doctor, it was fucking inevitable it'd show up. And I still got caught by the goddamned reveal.

    ...details, please? That's not at all the one they showed here tonight.

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  • Hexmage-PAHexmage-PA Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I watched Dan Vs for the first time last night and was thoroughly entertained. Are the other episodes just as good?

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  • EmperorSethEmperorSeth Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    yalborap wrote: »
    So, the most recent episode of American Dad.
    God fucking dammit. I KNEW it was coming. I knew from when Stan punched the doctor, it was fucking inevitable it'd show up. And I still got caught by the goddamned reveal.

    ...details, please? That's not at all the one they showed here tonight.

    Yeah, I was worried we missed a new episode or something.

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  • yalborapyalborap Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    yalborap wrote: »
    So, the most recent episode of American Dad.
    God fucking dammit. I KNEW it was coming. I knew from when Stan punched the doctor, it was fucking inevitable it'd show up. And I still got caught by the goddamned reveal.

    ...details, please? That's not at all the one they showed here tonight.

    Yeah, I was worried we missed a new episode or something.

    Flirting with disaster.

    It's...I refuse to spoil it. It's up on Hulu(if you guys are in the right country). http://www.hulu.com/watch/241588/american-dad-flirting-with-disaster

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  • PikaPuffPikaPuff Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    yalborap wrote: »
    yalborap wrote: »
    So, the most recent episode of American Dad.
    God fucking dammit. I KNEW it was coming. I knew from when Stan punched the doctor, it was fucking inevitable it'd show up. And I still got caught by the goddamned reveal.

    ...details, please? That's not at all the one they showed here tonight.

    Yeah, I was worried we missed a new episode or something.

    Flirting with disaster.

    It's...I refuse to spoil it. It's up on Hulu(if you guys are in the right country). http://www.hulu.com/watch/241588/american-dad-flirting-with-disaster
    Huh that was definitely a thing

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  • Muse Among MenMuse Among Men Suburban Bunny Princess? Its time for a new shtick Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Hexmage-PA wrote: »
    I watched Dan Vs for the first time last night and was thoroughly entertained. Are the other episodes just as good?

    Yes, yes they are.

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  • LBD_NytetraynLBD_Nytetrayn TorontoRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    No Hulu here, so... yeah.

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  • PikaPuffPikaPuff Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    that american dad episode mentioned spoilers
    the mom's face is melted off with acid. and you never get to see it.
    then you see it

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  • LadyMLadyM Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    I'm finding Jem & the Holograms way more interesting than I would've expected. I never watched it in the 80s, so it's a completely new experience. That's truly, truly, truly outrageous.

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  • emnmnmeemnmnme Heard about this on conservative radio:Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    LadyM wrote: »
    I'm finding Jem & the Holograms way more interesting than I would've expected. I never watched it in the 80s, so it's a completely new experience. That's truly, truly, truly outrageous.

    You might say that show was a hidden Jem?

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  • 21stCentury21stCentury And I'm feeling like ghost. And that's what i hate the most.Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    emnmnme wrote: »
    LadyM wrote: »
    I'm finding Jem & the Holograms way more interesting than I would've expected. I never watched it in the 80s, so it's a completely new experience. That's truly, truly, truly outrageous.

    You might say that show was a hidden Jem?

    damn sig... Keeps reminding me of Sonic Underground.

    What the heck WAS that anyway? Fuck, i think it was made in France, too... That show sure was a thing! Let's talk about Sonic Underground. Which episode was your favorite? Mine was ALL OF THEM.

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  • LadyMLadyM Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    emnmnme wrote: »
    LadyM wrote: »
    I'm finding Jem & the Holograms way more interesting than I would've expected. I never watched it in the 80s, so it's a completely new experience. That's truly, truly, truly outrageous.

    You might say that show was a hidden Jem?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DI7YDIaU-4I

    I'm kind of amazed that Jem/Jerrica isn't pissed off that her boyfriend a) is hitting on Jem, not knowing she's the same person as his girlfriend and b) isn't upset that he can't recognize her face. I mean, the only thing that really changes is her hair turns pink.

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  • CouscousCouscous Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    I'm kind of amazed that Jem/Jerrica isn't pissed off that her boyfriend a) is hitting on Jem, not knowing she's the same person as his girlfriend and b) isn't upset that he can't recognize her face. I mean, the only thing that really changes is her hair turns pink.
    Maybe he figures she is playing psycho mind games.
    http://thepunchlineismachismo.com/comics/2011-02-14.jpg

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