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    R.I.P. Ron Campbell (1939-2021)

    R.I.P. to Australian animator Ron Campbell, aged 81, best known for his work on both animated productions involving the Beatles- the ABC SatAM series and Yellow Submarine. Al Brodax, who produced both Beatles projects, also had Campbell on board for Krazy Kat, Beetle Bailey and Cool McCool...
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    Post a out-of-context quote from a cartoon

    "Trapped Like Carrots"
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    Screw up a title of a TV show/Movie

    Marry Melodies
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    R.I.P. Don Sutton (1945-2021)

    Don Sutton- Hall of Fame pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, and California Angels- succumbed to cancer at the age of 75 on January 18. During the course of 23 seasons, he won 324 games. While I'm not a big follower of professional...
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    R.I.P. Jimmie Rodgers (pop singer, 1933-2021)

    Pop singer Jimmie Rodgers has died at the age of 87. He had a number of hit songs during the '50s and '60s, including "Honeycomb", "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine", "Oh-Oh, I'm Falling In Love Again", "Secretly", "Are You Really Mine?" and "It's Over". Not to be confused with, and no relation to...
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    R.I.P. David Richardson, writer and producer who worked on shows such as Empty Nest, The...

    R.I.P. David Richardson, writer and producer who worked on shows such as Empty Nest, The Simpsons (he wrote "Homer Loves Flanders" and produced 11 other episodes for the fifth season), The John Larroquette Show, My Big Fat Greek Life, Malcolm in the Middle, Two and a Half Men and F is for Family.
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    You know that animated Rybelsus commercial? The one with a punk rock version of "You Are My...

    You know that animated Rybelsus commercial? The one with a punk rock version of "You Are My Sunshine"? Turns out the whole reason it was animated was because of the pandemic: Novo Nordisk debuts animated Rybelsus ad after COVID-19 nixed film shoot
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    COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/17/arts/music/phil-spector-dead.html "The cause was complications of Covid-19, his daughter, Nicole Audrey Spector, said. He was taken to San Joaquin General Hospital in French Camp, Calif., on Dec. 31 and intubated in January, she said." Although CNN, which...
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    R.I.P. Dale Baer (1950-2021)

    Character animator Dale Baer has died at the age of 70 on January 15. His cause of death has not yet been disclosed. Baer worked on numerous Disney films throughout his career, including Robin Hood, Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too, The Rescuers, The Black Cauldron, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The...
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    R.I.P. Jim MacGeorge (1928-2021)

    Voice actor and writer Jim MacGeorge passed away yesterday at the age of 92. MacGeorge may be best known for impersonating Stan Laurel onscreen (including an appearance on Get Smart), often paired with Chuck McCann as Oliver Hardy. Ironically, MacGeorge did the voice of Hardy for the...
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    COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic

    Phil Spector, famous for creating the Wall of Sound (and using it for his productions with numerous musical acts), and infamous for being convicted for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson, has died in prison at the age of 81 from COVID-19. https://people.com/music/phil-spector-dies/
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    All three of them, wow.

    All three of them, wow.
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    R.I.P. to musicians Tim Bogert (Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, Beck, Bogert & Appice) and Sylvain...

    R.I.P. to musicians Tim Bogert (Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, Beck, Bogert & Appice) and Sylvain Sylvain (New York Dolls). Both passed away on January 13.
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    R.I.P. Peter Mark Richman (1927-2021)

    "The Fear" just aired on MeTV. How coincidental, more or less. BTW, Richman was originally without "Peter" in his name; that came from being part of the Subud spiritual movement. Another such member was Gerald David Music, later known as Lorenzo Music (voice of Garfield).
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    R.I.P. Peter Mark Richman (1927-2021)

    Actor Peter Mark Richman has died at the age of 93. Richman had the role of Nicholas Cain in the films The Murder Men and The Crimebusters, as well as the TV series Cain's Hundred. His first film role was in Friendly Persuasion, and his last two were Mysteria (1956) and After the Wizard (both...
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    R.I.P. Julie Strain (1962-2021)

    Actress, model, "Queen of the B-movies" Julie Strain has succumbed to complications of dementia at the mere age of 58. She had suffered head trauma in her twenties after falling off a horse, causing retrograde amnesia then and apparently the dementia much later. Strain is best known for...
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    Cartoon sound clips used on Svengoolie

    I also recall hearing what sounded like Wilma and Betty exclaiming "Svengoolie?! EWWWWWWW!" Similar to a line from at least one original episode ("In the Dough"). Or maybe they were other characters...
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    I don't know if you already knew this, but I found this on Cat-O-Vision from the former Garfield...

    I don't know if you already knew this, but I found this on Cat-O-Vision from the former Garfield website: March 2, 1987 Eyewitness News WBZ-TV Boston Jim Davis U.S. Acres character contest with winner Bobby Tobin The date is the same as when Wade revisited the mysterious character (from...
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    If there was a Best of Prince side project album

    And figure out the copyright issue with the song "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World".
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    My first console was the Nintendo 64 (one of the games we got for it was DK64). It wasn't until...

    My first console was the Nintendo 64 (one of the games we got for it was DK64). It wasn't until 2012 that I got a SNES from a cousin; sometime that year, I got the first DKC title; I remember playing it then and again in 2020. The music for it is impressive (and, yes, often relaxing).

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