Adding tone, and generational context in The Boomers vs the GenXY vs The Millenials;
To every generation, there is a turn turn turn, often the Family Secrets Revealed?
Children Then: Boy Wonder on an Adult Adventure Quest vs Girl Explorer and her tag a long pals, Children Now – Adults with Kid Sidekicks vs Children Learning About the World and the World of Adults – navigators and amabassadors rather than kick ass conquistadors or the world’s Primary First Responder eh? Roles and Gender Roles, Ages and Times and their predictable reversals.
Meta Media and Multi Media…Nods and Call Outs along with Representations to variable graphics and markets…repeatable means universality to some large degree.
adult content and references in okay to watch with your kids or teens without children..ish.
Saturday Morning Cartoons to the Cartoon Strips of the Newspapers, to the Editorial Cartoons, then, the Adult Swim of cartoon networks: cats and dogs with dialog.
Catch Phrases and Vocal Quirks, Accents.
FuturaRama and The Simpsons vs South Park vs Family Guy/American Dad….Robot Chicken with a Star Wars vs Star Trek with action toy animations.
Rankin and Bass – animatronic action figures and claymation holiday tv specials and movies.
Seasame Street, The Muppet Show, numerous movies and tv series: The Jim Henson Universe of pupperty and performance arts – High Art Performances in a child matrix, mixed mass audience
Walt Disney and the Dark Arts Studios of Turning Misanthropic World Views into suitable for family viewing. Disney Princess, where the Bodice Ripper Problem Starts, eh?
Message and the medium, access and manner of access – direct read or read to or watched, reflected vs projected lights, Multi Level Marketing comes to Show Business…
Audience and Platform, whom the joke or gag is on, or whom it is about, then, who gets it, when at which side of the point – barbed or stung by it’s edge, eh.
Cartoons that can shift perspective or offer an environmental hierarchical view
SuperbestFriends: the god of all to gods of many and even any and everything, aspects or personifications of force, plus Celestial hierarchies of females and demi beings, Gods after all, do little but begatting, taking one form or another, excusing the behavior of followers since ever.
Commentary or Comment contained in context…
Gollum special effects motion capture vs Miniature Model Monsters and off scale fluid dynamics and smoke
Chicken Run to Chicken Little, Political Corrected Fairy and Folk Tales, the new Humor and Why is that funny? Humor that Heals and laughing with vs laughing at…. lessons children are taught but that adults forget when swinging one’s arm – other people’s nose airspace.
Dilbert, Cathy and other workplace cartoons in the mainstream vs Life is Hell by Matt Groening in the alternative arts community media.
Watership Down, Bunnies escape extermination and medical experiments to Gremlins to Happy Dance Penguins with an environmental and industrial message hiding the overturn the culture structure: hormone disruptors when all species have the same ones…
Dilbert and Cathy in the mainstream papers and Userfriendly in geekdom and IT people everywhere, business at work comedy
Teachable tv, guided explorations to other lands, Comic Book Heros, Travel in Trouble with my TV Double. The Beatles and Rick Springfield had tv series for children.
Mission Magic or the Magic Schoolbus, Rock n Roll Adventures or Action Figures and Factory Settings I choose to believe what I was programmed to, TV made the new opiate of the masses…
Bender of Futurama
Buffy the Vampire and The Scoobies : Teens and Peers solving Problems.
Sesame Street from Urban to Suburbia and Burt turned evil for a while.
B.C. and The Wizard of Id
Blondie and Dagwood, she the Show Girl who married a disenhertited guy who never learned to work and had 2 children that grew up and then the family froze in endless 1920s time, while Fry was Cryogenic and a 1000 years of time and time travel.
Classics Illustrated vs Coles Notes…watch the movie version
Toy Story and candy.. Mobs and Pitchforks, The Simpsons Did it a Special South Park
Lisa Simpson the Skeptic and Don’t Date Robots
Dangers in the neighbourhood, boys will be boys, cats and dogs, mischief and pranksters
Sesame Street to Fraggle Rock and Puppets that Kill…
Dear Boys – when you treat girls badly, you are treating them badly. There is no “they like you” excuse, it’s not flirting. it is just treating others badly and you don’t know how bad a home life or day they are having.
Life lessons in Graphical Arts forms, how to cope and manage yourself and your time.
how many cartoon characters can you name?
The Electric Company, Shazam and Isis, Rocket Robin Hood and The Mighty Hercules, Land of the Lost, Kroft Supershows, Adventure Time Indeed.
McDonald’s Operates the most playgrounds and is a major toy distributor…Children’s Marketing.
Children’s Literature become Children’s movies and tv shows, expanded worlds.
fads of medium and adding senses – smellotoons and smellovision, 3D too. sound and sights, forced or preachy perspective… advocacy and audiences reaction…
Voices and range, tones and characters, experience and audience at point in time
The dark side of innocent Winnie the Grouch, Bears are not vegetarian…
Jim Henson and Muppets and Puppets
Bambi, The Death of The Mother Deer Scene.
I was 6 and my Mom was crying.
I touched her arm and said as comforting as a 6 year old could “It’s just a cartoon.”