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Welcome to Thad Komorowski and Bob Jaques' podcast examining the best classic cartoons ever made, and just why they are the best classic cartoons ever made! 

Historical overviews, scene-by-scene analysis and highlights from classic shorts, intricate breakdowns from an animator’s perspective, occasional animator and historian guests… all you could ever want to know about ancient cartoons in this modern age, from two gents who’ve done the research and are just bursting to share that knowledge with our listenership.

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Jun 8, 2020

"Beep, Beep!" Or is it "Hmeep, Hmeep?" The quintessential chase series by Chuck Jones and Mike Maltese is our topic for this episode. We discuss the origins of famishus vulgaris and birdibus zippibus, just what makes such a simple concept so funny, and list our favorite Coyote pratfalls. Then we cap it off with an in-depth analysis of arguably the most perfect Road Runner cartoon, Zoom and Bored. Listen—in the name of humanity!

Cartoons discussed: The Fox and Grapes, Fair and Worm-Er, Fast and Furry-Ous, Operation: Rabbit, Beep, Beep!, Going! Going! Gosh!, Stop! Look! And Hasten!, Ready.. Set.. Zoom!, Guided Muscle, Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z-z, There They Go Go Go!, Whoa Be-Gone!, Hopalong Casualty, Lickety-Splat, and Zoom and Bored.