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Senor Azul

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I believe he is actually recalling it from when he watched it on its original airing.
 

Sorry, @Senor Azul.  I got called “old” on another forum today for posting Lynda Carter Wonder Woman gifs ... just paying it forward!  :cheers:
 

 

Seriously though, I do recall watching Rocky and Bullwinkle in a little 25-cent “nickelodeon” (no, not capital “N” like the network) at K-Mart as my parents checked out.

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On 3/14/2020 at 6:08 PM, SJA said:

50 > 60 year old cartoons are the best! . . . not like the crap of today :-(

You do realize every adult has a problem with cartoons that weren't aired during their generation?

The same is true for music, books, and transportation to school.

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1 hour ago, yawetag said:

You do realize every adult has a problem with cartoons that weren't aired during their generation?

The same is true for music, books, and transportation to school.

Sure do, . . . and damn glad I'm an "old schooler!

 

 

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I still find it disheartening to see how soft (SAWFT for my southern brethren in blue) the younger generations have become.  I was just talking with a co-worker on Friday about how we grew up in a time where violent cartoons, jungle gym's on playground macadam, and standing up in the front seat of a car as a child. But I digress........ 

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22 minutes ago, Aging_Arbiter said:

I still find it disheartening to see how soft (SAWFT for my southern brethren in blue) the younger generations have become.  I was just talking with a co-worker on Friday about how we grew up in a time where violent cartoons, jungle gym's on playground macadam, and standing up in the front seat of a car as a child. But I digress........ 

Not just violent cartoons, but the most violent TV show in history which happened to be a cartoon -- Looney Tunes!

Or has that been surpassed finally?

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Two counter-examples:

  • My kids (they're all in their early 20's now) all really enjoyed the Looney Toons DVD's I bought.
  • Although I would still argue that much of today's pop music sucks, there are a couple of bands my kids have introduced me to, that I really enjoy.
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On 3/14/2020 at 1:47 AM, Senor Azul said:

Perhaps this cartoon was the inspiration for the name of this website?

I use to love the reruns of Rocky & Bullwinkle when I was a kid and there were actually Saturday morning cartoons. I'd have to go to one of the UHF stations to get it.

 

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