SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob Who?

SpongeBob SquarePants: “WhoBob WhatPants”
Nickelodeon
Starring Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Rodger Bumpass, Clancy Brown
Special Guest Star: Ray Liotta
Running Time = 30 minutes
On Nickelodeon (Check Local Listings)

Oh, that wacky resident of Bikini Bottom, SpongeBob SquarePants, loves to get into crazy predicaments. And that’s just what happens in the SpongeBob SquarePants Special: “WhoBob WhatPants.” A timeless tale Continue reading

Zoinks! Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King: All-Star Cast in Halloween Hilarity!

Scooby-Doo and the Goblin KingWarner Bros.
Starring: Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn, Hayden Panettiere, Wayne Knight, Wallace Shawn, Jay Leno, and Lauren Bacall
75 minutes

Scooby-Doo has a lot in common with James Bond: both franchises have been around for 40 years; both use the same characters but at times different actors to portray them; both have had a younger version of the character portrayed on TV (see James Bond Jr. and A Pup Named Scooby-Doo); and both utilize the same catchphrases, characterizations, and template in each adventure taken. Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King is the twelfth direct-to-DVD Scooby-Doo movie, which comes after a string of TV series utilizing Scooby, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne, and Velma. I found myself Continue reading

“It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” a Must-See

It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)/ It’s Magic, Charlie Brown (1981)
Warner Bros.
TV-G
25 minutes (each episode)

Ah, the joy of watching holiday-themed animated classics. Whether it’s Rudolph, the Red-nosed Reindeer, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Frosty the Snowman or A Charlie Brown Christmas, most of us have grown-up seeing these specials on TV or now on DVD. It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is a Halloween-themed Peanuts special that presents a number of Continue reading