Ep 166: Nascar Racers

August 14, 2017

What if we took Nascar racing and made it more interesting?  More deadly? More variety of vehicles?  What if...we didn't explain any of the cool or interesting ideas we posited?  What if we made a show that shamed a driver who exhibits PSTD?  Wouldn't that be a confusing cartoon...?!  We watched Nascar Racers this week, so buckle up as we enter the Motorsphere! 

Will Dave ever figure out what Nascar Unlimited Division means?  Will Sean ever finish doing the finances of Team Fastex?  (answers No and NO)  All of this and more on this week's episode of the Saturday Mourning Cartoons podcast. 

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Ep 165: Muppet Babies

August 7, 2017

The Muppet Babies says that they make their dreams come true, but at what cost?  Where are their parents?  Who is this "Nanny" and why is she taking care of these muppet babies?  What happened to Skeeter at the end of this series and why did she never join the Muppet Show proper?   We bring in our chief conspirator and friend Charlie Visconage to ask the hard hitting questions. 

Will Dave ever stop wearing green/white stripped socks?  Will Sean ever get out of the nursery?  Will Charlie wake up and realize it was all a dream?  (answers: no, yes, and probably...)  All of this and more on this week's episode of the Saturday Mourning Cartoons podcast. 

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Ep 164: Strawberry Shortcake

July 31, 2017

Berry Bros and Cake Bros, your time has come at last! 

Special guest and friend of the show Melanie Harker has given us the gift of "Strawberry Shortcake Meets the Berrykins", a delicious 80s animated special in which the title tween and her friends defend Berryland from Sour Grapes and the Peculiar Purple Pieman of Porcupine Peak. Listen and learn how berries get their scent and flavor! IT'S SCIENCE!

Will Melanie have the scent baked into her hair?  Will Dave equate growing up to the lenght of his hair?  Will Sean ever stop eating Berrykins? (answers no, no, and no)  All of this and more on this week's episode of the Saturday Mourning Cartoons podcast. 

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Ep 163: Captain Planet and the Planeteers

July 24, 2017

"By your powers combined, WE ARE Saturday Mourning Cartoons." - Captain Planet, probably.  We have a huge episode this week.  It's so big and beef that we had to release all 100+ minutes of it at the same time.  Why?  Because Captain Planet is amazing and still part of our zeitgeist today.  Sean is joined by artist Melanie Harker and Dr. Shannon Mancus for this week's episode as we summon the great powers that Gaia has bestowed upon us.  Oh, and we have a drug episode this week too?  

Will Melanie be able overcome "mind pollution?"  Will Shannon be able to summon the powers of Heart?  Will Sean understand the Gaia hypothesis?  All of this and more on this week's episode of the Saturday Mourning Cartoons podcast!

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Ep 162: ALF

July 17, 2017

Melmak is a place that Sean, Dave, and special guest Jamal Newman want to visit.  After watching ALF, the three of us have attended several time share meetings to see if we can purchase a place on Melmak so we can visit ALF, or Gordon Shumway, on a more regular basis.  For a DIC entertainment show, this one had everyone impressed with the animation and also the jazzy theme music.  Also, we have ALF himself in the studio to chat about his show and experiences during the live action segments of the cartoon.  

Will Jamal be able to sober up ALF?  Will Sean get cursed and be able to grow hair again?  Will Dave try the local Melmak food?  (Answers no, nope, and yes)   All of this and more on this week's episode of the Saturday Mourning Cartoons podcast!

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Ep 161: My Little Pony Tales

July 10, 2017

This is the week we all knew was going to happen at some point when the guys would finally discuss My Little Pony.  It's not that they hate the show or have any problems with it, in fact, Sean even owned a MLP when he was growing up; we have no problem with the cartoon.  Instead, we're curious about the fan base.  We get fan bases and we love them, but Sean had to overcome his preconcieved notions of modern day MLP fans.  GUESS WHAT?  We're only talking about the cartoon MPL Tales today, which is actually the second animated series for these horses that have had a storied franchise over 3+ decades.  Get your saddle and other horse puns ready becase the guys are joined by Allison Keene from Collider.com this week!    

Will Sean every overcome his fear of horses?  Will Dave ever understand the mark on the back of the MLP Patches?  Will Allison be able to explain horse eating habit to Sean?  (answers no, nah, and nope)  All of this and more on this week's episode of the Saturday Mourning Cartoons podcast!

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Ep 160: Berserk

July 3, 2017

"Take Frank Castle, the Punisher, and multiply him by 1000," is Evan Valentine's assessment of our the hero in Berserk, named Guts.  Guts is beaten and betrayed by those close to him, and then to further add insult to injury, he's haunted by evil spirits that prevent him from sleeping.  The psychological makeup of this hero, really an anti-hero, is fascinating when you realize that Guts is seriously driven.  Driven by vengeance, love, and hate of his enemies and the singlular goal to crush them with a sword that is taller than him.  

Will Evan become a Blacksmith in order to forge Sean a massive sword?  Will Dave ever obtain the "egg of the king" and become a God Hand?  (answer yes and yes)  All of this and more on this week's episode of the Saturday Mourning Cartoons podcast!

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Ep 159: Cartoon Fancast

June 26, 2017

This week's episode is a total departure from anything we have every done before; we did some fancasts.  We revisited a bunch of cartoons we have discussed and cast them with real actors.  Sounds easy, right?  Well, Dave loves doing fancasts but Sean has never done one until now.  With over 160+ cartoons to pick from, what will the guys decide should be on the big screen?  What cartoon would you pick? 

Will Dave ever get a live action Gargoyles movie?  Will Sean cast himself as actor Paul Dano?  (answers yes and definitely)  All of this and more on this week's episode of the Saturday Mourning Cartoons podcast!

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Ep 158: Dragon Ball Super and Samurai Jack

June 19, 2017

June casual conversation means that every day is a "casual Friday" where we talk about cartoons around the SMC office.  This week we are getting into two similar yet very different cartoons; Dragon Ball Super and Samurai Jack.  One show really puts the emphasis on battle and doing with it takes to beat your opponent, and then other has a constantly grumpy Vegeta.     So, grab your favorite flip flops, tank top, and shorts, cuz we're getting extremely casual.  Wait. That was too casual.  Come on, really?  Please, there are other people around!  No?  I'm calling HR. 

Will Dave ever charge up his Ki to unleash a Turtle Destruction Wave?  Will Sean travel into the future only to have a leaf make him feel guilty? (answers yes and definitely)  All of this and more on this week's episode of the Saturday Mourning Cartoons podcast!

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Ep 157: Steven Universe and Attack on Titan

June 12, 2017

Continuing with our different format for June, Sean and Dave are talking about current cartoons that they've been watching; Steven Universe and Attack on Titan.  These two shows actually have a lot in common - 1) strong coming of age story, 2) a hero learning to use new powers, 3)  and story with a lot of foreshadowing.  Yes, Steven Universe and Attack on Titan are almost the same thing, despite the gruesome nature of AoT and the fun loving emotional tone of Steven Universe.  You could almost do a mash up and have Attack on Universe?  Steven Titan?  All of this and what's inside Eren's dad's basement are discussed and revealed (jk, it's probably a VHS tape like in SU's Lion 3 - Straight to Video).  

Is Dave a Titan with noodley arms?  Is Sean really a Crystal Gem like a Spinel?  (answers probably and he only wishes!)  All of this and more on this week's episode of the Saturday Mourning Cartoons podcast!

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