What A Cartoon!

From the creators of Talking Simpsons comes What A Cartoon!, an audio exploration of every cartoon ever! Join hosts Henry Gilbert and Bob Mackey (as well as several guests) for an in-depth look at a different episode of a different cartoon every week!


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What A Cartoon! - Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water "Marie's Island"

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 07 October 2019  1h44m

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What A Cartoon! - Cybersix "Mysterious Shadow" With Special Guest Sfé R. Monster

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 30 September 2019  1h51m

What A Cartoon! - Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist "Bully"

Before cable television grew up in the late '90s by becoming a different kind of must-see TV, networks needed lots of content—and cheap. Enter Dr. Katz, a barely (but endearingly) animated show that mostly existed as a unique way to package existing...


 23 September 2019  2h20m

What A Cartoon! - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood "Fullmetal Alchemist"

Thanks to the generous donations of patron and special guest David Whittington, this week we're exploring a very popular remake of perhaps the most popular anime of the modern era: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood! While the 2003 adaptation did a...


 16 September 2019  2h9m

What A Cartoon! - The Angry Beavers "Up All Night/Dag For Night"

This week we kick some spoot with Norb and Dag in the classic Nicktoon, The Angry Beavers. We take you through the series' surprisingly long development, the career of creator Mitch Schauer, the show's rejected final episode, and so much more before...


 09 September 2019  2h13m

What A Cartoon! - The Real Ghostbusters "Ragnarok And Roll"

Strap on your proton packs and grab your PKE meters, as we head back to the late '80s toy-fueled toon, The Real Ghostbusters! We uncover how the fairly adult film transitioned into a Saturday morning blockbuster, the many changes the show went...


 02 September 2019  2h5m

What A Cartoon! - Chihayafuru Episodes 1-3 With SungWon Cho

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 26 August 2019  1h48m

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 24 August 2019  22m

What A Cartoon! - Mighty Max "The Maxnificent Seven"

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