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Wallace and Gromit are the main characters in a series consisting of four British animated short films and a feature-length film by Nick Park of Aardman Animations. All the characters are made from moulded plasticine modelling clay on metal armatures, and filmed with stop motion clay animation.
Wallace, an absent-minded inventor living in Wigan, Greater Manchester, is a cheese enthusiast (especially for Wensleydale). His companion, Gromit, is an anthropomorphic intelligent dog. Wallace is voiced by veteran actor Peter Sallis; Gromit remains silent, communicating only through facial expressions and body language.
Two Stupid Dogs follows the lives of two dogs, the overly excited Little Dog and easy-paced Big Dog. These crazy canines don't know how to fit in the world, and they definitely don't have any know-how. Theyâ€¦ More often find themselves in commonplace situations (, some not so common situations and even in some familiar situations. But no matter the situation, their stupidity usually leads them to calamitous results.
Secret Squirrel, a kooky spy who wore an overcoat stashed with a myriad of devices, and Morocco Mole, his sidekick, were the stars of this NBC cartoon. Secret's boss, Double Q, handed out assignments for Secret and Morocco in order for them to thwart the plans of villains such as the infamousâ€¦ More Yellow Pinkie, their worst enemy. The show originally aired as part of "The Atom Ant / Secret Squirrel Show," briefly broke off into it's own show, the once again reunited with Atom Ant. Secret returned in 1993 when the show "2 Stupid Dogs" contained brand new Secret Squirrel shorts.
This show focuses on three superstar chipmunks( Alvin..Simon..Theodore) who have their own band and the crazy adventures they get into. It also features The Chipettes(Brittany..Jeanette..Eleanor), their female counterparts and/or girlfriends.
Dexter's Laboratory is the story of a young boy prodigy. Born with an extraordinary mind, Dexter has built his very own extremely high-tech and expansive laboratory in his room that NASA could only dream of. But Dexter has to keep his lab a secret for fear others will exploit it. Through out theâ€¦ More years, Dexter has had to hide his lab from his parents and others but it is no easy task. All Dexter wants is to spend all the time he can inventing new things in his lab, but between his stupid and annoying older sister Dee Dee constantly barging into his lab and tearing up the place and his arch enemy and rival genius Mandark constantly tiring to take over his lab, Dexter's life is anything but easy. Dexter's Laboratory was originally premiered on Cartoon Network as part of the inaugural, Space Ghost hosted, "World Premiere Toons" before becoming a feature with two full shorts on the regular series, a.k.a. the What a Cartoon Show, it eventually became a series itself.
Tom and Jerry is an American series of animated theatrical shorts created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer that centered on a never-ending rivalry between a cat (Tom) and a mouse (Jerry) whose chases and battles often involved comic violence. Hanna and Barbera ultimately wrote and directed one hundred and fourteen Tom and Jerry cartoons at the MGM cartoon studio in Hollywood, California between 1940 and 1958, when the animation unit was closed. The original series is notable for having won the Academy Awards for Best Short Subject (Cartoons) seven times, tying it with Walt Disney's Silly Symphonies as the theatrical animated series with the most Oscars. Tom and Jerry has a worldwide audience that consists of both children, teenagers and adults, and has also been remembered as one of the most famous and longest-lived rivalries in American cinema. In 2000, TIME named the series one of the greatest television shows of all time.
In 1953 Art Clokey created "Gumbasia", which features clay shapes moving to a Jazz soundtrack, in honor of Disney's "Fantasia". When Sam Engel, a film producer at 20th Century Fox, saw the short film he also saw dollar signs and asked Clokey if he could develop something for TV. He went home and created a crude clay figure modeled after a photo he had of his father with a huge cowlick. The series was picked up by NBC and aired on the "Howdy Doody Show". Due to the popularity of Gumby he spun off into his own show hosted by Pinky Lee (a comedian). In 1957 the show was cancelled, but in 1964 the show found new life in syndication.
Toonami (a portmanteau of the words cartoon and tsunami suggesting a "tidal wave" of animated cartoons) was a registered trademark of Cartoon Network, used initially for action-oriented programming blocks on Cartoon Network television channels worldwide, mostly showing American cartoons and Japanese anime, originating in the United States on March 17, 1997 and ended on September 20, 2008.
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