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! - Captain Simian And The Space Monkeys

This week we're deep in the 1990s and syndicated cartoons about monkeys that few remember! Chosen by premium patron Devin, Bob and Henry are entering the sci-fi/comedy world of Captain Simian, a toy-centric action show that's too clever for its own...


 24 June 2019  1h34m

A Preview of What A Cartoon Movie! for Tiny Toons

Are you still on the fence about joining the Talking Simpsons Network? I'd reconsider if I were you, as you're missing out on our monthly What A Cartoon Movie! podcast that's ONLY available to our $10+ Patreon subscribers! This month we're starting...


 21 June 2019  23m

What A Cartoon! - Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too

Winnie the Pooh has been such an overly-merchandised phenomenon for the past 80 years, it's easy to forget the character's Disney roots started with some excellent animated shorts. And, thanks to patron Alex Irish, on this week's What A Cartoon! we'll...


 17 June 2019  1h53m

What A Cartoon! - Thundarr The Barbarian "Secret of the Black Pearl"

We're joined again by premium Patreon supporter Mick, as he helps us dissect a campy classic of the very early '80s: Ruby-Spears goofy post-apocalyptic action series, Thundarr! We discuss the show's Hanna-Barbera roots, the many films it ripped off,...


 10 June 2019  1h47m

What A Cartoon! - Daffy Duck Shorts "The Great Piggy Bank Robbery" and "Duck Amuck"

We tackle our oldest subject matter yet as we jump back to 1946 and 1953 to take an in-depth look at some legendary Warner Bros. shorts! And thanks to a request from our generous patron Nick, we're shining a spotlight on Daffy Duck just a few months...


 03 June 2019  2h19m

A Preview of What A Cartoon Movie! for Aladdin

Another month has passed at the Talking Simpsons Network, and that means we've got another awesome podcast about an animated feature film! This month our $10+ Patreon subscribers get to hear us talk about the 1992 Disney classic Aladdin for FOUR...


 30 May 2019  21m

What A Cartoon! - Emara "Episode 1" (Featuring The Show's Creator!)

This week's podcast has a taste of modern Middle Eastern animation, as chosen by our premium Patron Aziz! (And just in time for the month of Ramadan too!) We watch online original Emara, the first superhero from Dubai! Learn how the culture shaped it,...


 27 May 2019  1h26m

What A Cartoon! - My Life As A Teenage Robot "Sibling Tsunami/Tradeshow Showdown"

Chosen by our premium subscriber ShyRanger, Bob and Henry head back to the '00s for Nickelodeon's own attempt at a Cartoon Network-style action-comedy! Created by Dexter/Powerpuff veteran Rob Renzetti, My Life As A Teenage Robot is a cult hit with a...


 20 May 2019  1h47m

What A Cartoon! - Captain Planet "A Hero For Earth"

We're the Planeteers, and you can be one too on this week's eco-friendly podcast! Henry and Bob go back to 1991 when global warning was a less imminent threat, and we deconstruct the super heroics of Captain Planet. We talk about how Ted Turner's pet...


 13 May 2019  2h2m

What A Cartoon! - The Promised Neverland "121045"

Thanks to the generous contributions of patron David Whittington, we're heading back to anime country with the newest series we've ever featured on What A Cartoon! Back when it initially started running in the weekly Japanese comic anthology Shonen...


 06 May 2019  1h41m