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! - Bubblegum Crisis "Red Eyes" With Jeremy Parish

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What A Cartoon! - Megas XLR "Test Drive" With Matthew Jay

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What A Cartoon! - Neon Genesis Evangelion "Both of You, Dance Like You Wanna Win!" With Special Guests Ian Jones-Quartey And Toby Jones

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What A Cartoon! - Excel Saga "Animation USA"

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