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Movies or shows that consist entirely of either hand drawn or computer drawn/generated content.

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Animation where people are divided over numbers or letters

I'm looking for a particular movie which was about numbers vs letters where the supporting characters are either for letters or numbers and the boy hero in the movie learns to use both to defeat the ...
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Morning cartoon show from late 80s, early 90s; boy's family turned to stone

I hope someone can help me. I remember a cartoon show that was pretty cool where a boy's family is turned to stone and he has to journey somewhere far away - is never like just around the corner - ...
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chicken playing hopscotch

I am not able to recall the name of a cartoon I used to watch on cartoon network in early 90s. It was a 2 minutes cartoon show features between two half an hour shows.. The tittle track had a chicken ...
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Cartoon about two people hunting supervillains?

It was all really gross. It was about a teenage boy and girl, I don't remember correctly but I think they were twins. They hunted supervillains, and sometimes monsters. I don't remember much other ...
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~90's Movie (Cartoon): Evil Turns Character to Stone/Grass

Let's give this a shot. It was a movie likely released mid-to-late 90's, definitely no earlier than late 80's. It is almost guaranteed a children's movie (cartoon). The rating was likely PG at ...
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Why are the Latest Episodes of South Park not in 3D animation?

The technology has greatly improved since South Park's pilot episode, why has the style of the show not been changed?
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Short animated short film about a man at the gates of heaven explaining his life using figurative speech

I think it is a Merrie Melodies animation, it does not feature any know well know characters, it is western animation, in color and from the 1950-1970. The story is about a guy who dies and tell his ...
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Term for “live action” vs “full CG” vs “stop motion” [closed]

I am compiling a list of movies, and as I do so I find that I'm dividing them into to the following categories: Live action: Non-animated film using (mostly) real life actors, e.g. Ghost Protocol. ...
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Cartoon about 2 (or 3..) Villages, and a large, road-building machine

I have been wondering about a cartoon I THINK I saw as a kid. It must have been produced in or before the middle 80's, as that was when I must have seen it, and it was in TV in Germany. I vaguley ...
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Anti-war cartoon from the seventies, probably from eastern europe

I remember seeing a strange, quite simplistically drawn anti-war cartoon on TV, probably back in the mid-seventies. I don't recall the plot, but a significant part was that the army was produced by ...
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Space Race covered by a reality show

This movie is a recent film about a space race to Mars between USA and Russia - its funded in part by a successful billionaire and partly by advertisements for a dumb reality TV show on Earth and ...
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Where to find Alex Hirsch 11-minute low-budget student film? [closed]

This is about Gravity Falls TV show. Here you can read: Series creator Alex Hirsch first coined the concept for the show in a 11-minute low-budget student film which he made at the California ...
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What was the longest successful Primetime cartoon prior to The Simpsons?

The Simpsons, which started as a series of shorts shown during The Tracy Ullman Show, has now been on the air for 25 years as its own full-length half-hour episodic cartoon. Its success spawned a ...
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Old cartoon short from the 80's about 2 boys sent to hell

Trying to identify an old cartoon short, maybe from the 80s. It was about two hotrod jerk kids who drank booze and terrorized their town; in the end, they wound in Hell with one getting his scalp ...
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Other Species' Lifespan Compared to Lions'

In The Lion King, we are shown a family of lion royalty over multiple generations, as well as its subjects and other animals involved with its kingdom, the Pride Lands. Recently, I have noticed how ...
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90's or older, small lady who might be a flower

There's a man. He's in love with a very small lady. I think she might be a flower and it takes place in a green house. Animated, 90's or older.
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What is the English translation of the French dialogue in “Croissant de Triomphe”?

"Croissant de Triomphe," one of the episodes of the 2013 cartoon series Mickey Mouse, contains all French dialogue. What is the English translation of the episode's dialogue?
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B&W animation in which old Asian lady finds huge ship

I am looking for a colorless animation movie in which I only remember a scene: an Asian looking old woman comes across a huge ship. I think there were no sounds. The movie should be at least 5 years ...
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Is courage the cowardly dog a sad cartoon show? [closed]

Courage the cowardly dog is my favorite cartoon show and character of all the time. Despite the show's reputation of it being comedy/horror, I can remember sad episodes and moments. Observe the ...
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80's Cartoon movie set in space with mining lasers as weapons

The main character was a young guy, a miner. The bad guy that ran the mining asteroid looks kinda like Darth Vader and he steals the main character's girlfriend, so the hero embarks on a mission to ...
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Cartoon about a dimensional gateway within a cupboard

I remember quite a long time ago a cartoon which I’ve forgotten the name of, I saw it on ABC in Australia between the ages of 6 to 8, I’m currently 24. The main character's name is Leo I think and he ...
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Mid 80's animated movie about a boy and a talking donkey

I do not remember a lot about this movie but it has stuck with me. A little boy got a gift from the moon or some kind of moon goddess. He got a talking donkey and two stallions and riches. His ...
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Old Cartoon - fast driving cars on cross roads

I'm trying to find old cartoon (not sure about author of other part of cartoon); One moment there are speedy, unrealistic cars driving in one direction - it's green light for them, and another moment ...
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Why human faces are not drawn in old cartoons

This question torments me from childhood. In old cartoons like Tom and Jerry human faces are not drawn. But since 5th volume (not precisely) human faces were introduced. Why? Was it difficult for ...
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Children's TV show with magic mirror where animated scenes happened in the mirror

I'm trying to identify an 80's -early 90's children's show I had on VHS. The things I remember about this show are: Mirror - A magic mirror was an element to the story. Someone would "find" the ...
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Older Sci-Fi/Fantasy animated movie?

What I can remember was that this was an OLD sci-fi/fantasy movie (I think I remember it being in 3D) and it had a female protagonist with some sort of tribal paint/tattooing on her. She did the ...
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Why are cartoon coconuts (on trees) brown?

Real coconuts are either green or yellow (there may be other variants I'm unaware of) not brown. Why are they always colored brown in cartoons? Edit for background: Growing up in a tropical country ...
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Cartoon show about a warrior

I used to watch a lot of cartoon shows back in mid 90's in cartoon network channel in our country India. I remember most of the cartoon shows like SWAT KATS, Speed Racer and Captain Planet (just to ...
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Animated cartoon series with entire civilization living in the center of the earth

Which animated cartoon series is this? It was from late 80s or early 90s featuring an entire civilization living either beneath the surface of the Earth or right in the center. The only thing I ...
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Why aren't there any animated movies of real life personalities?

When the technology became available, people in the industry would've found it easy to overcome some of the normal movie limitations such as: Studio and locations Impossible human actions Twins, ...
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Why does Jake from Adventure Time have inverted eyes?

Regarding Adventure Time, there is a character called Jake the dog. It's always bugged me not knowing why his eyes are white where the pupil should be, and black where the iris should be (i.e. ...
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What is this anime serial where a teenager raises an alien child?

This serial is about a boy and girl who got an alien baby along with a talking cat-like pet... If I am remembering correctly the girl's name is Miu, not sure of that. At first they hate each other ...
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Changes to the animation of Peter Griffin [closed]

At some point around season 7 of Family Guy I thought to sense a change in the animation style (IMHO for the better), especially of Peter Griffin. Before that the characters used to look kind of ...
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Random cartoon from the 90s?

I'm trying to remember a cartoon that aired in the mid or late 90s (I think 1996-1997), the good guys drove high tech armored vehicles (It was not MASK) and had specialized suits. One of the vehicles ...
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Why have Disney princess films post-2009 all started with the princess as a child?

Starting with The Princess and the Frog (2009), every Disney princess movie has included a scene where the princess is a child. The Princess and the Frog (2009) Tangled (2010) Brave (2012) ...
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Why do Canadians have hinged heads?

In South Park, Canadians are animated with less detailed features and heads that are cut into two different pieces, with the top part bobbing when they talk. The characters can tell the difference, as ...
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What is the rationale behind the choice of animation style for The Clone Wars series (2008-2014)?

The Clone Wars series has an odd mix of rigid 3D figures and matte, painterly surfaces that I haven't seen anywhere else. What was the reason they chose this style over a computer-animated 2D style ...
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A man finds some wrapping paper and gives it as a present to his daughter

I'm looking for a cartoon (might be Disney but I'm not sure). I watched it some time ago but I don't remember it's title. It's a story about a piece of wrapping paper. At the beginning a girl from a ...
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Boy breaks into (toy) store and then goes into another world

I'm looking for a kids movie I used to watch in the 1990's. It was either made in the 1980's or 1990's. It was about a boy. I believe he breaks into some type of store or toy store and then goes into ...
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Independent cartoon shown in Canada

There was a cartoon that I think I saw on CBC's zed programme. This alien baby was taken in by a couple, and all it says is "peanut", and eventually brings thousands of other aliens to live there.
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Identify animated series about postapocalyptic Earth

I've been looking for an animated series that I saw on a TV about 10 years ago. Here is what I remember about it: the main character is a teenager he is carrying some kind of robot which is very ...
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What kind of animation/drawing program do they use to make South Park?

In 6 Days to Air, the documentary about the making of South Park episodes there is some great footage of the animators working on the characters in studio onw acom tablets. I couldn't tell what ...
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British film - young boy jumps into the River Thames and the movie becomes animated

I'm looking for an old film from British cinema where a young boy is getting chased and jumps into the Thames river which turns him into animation! The whole underwater world is animated like a ...
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TV show about two spies who solve crimes

Hey this is a show i used to watch a few years back. It was about 2 spies & how they solve crimes. They were in training & trained at someplace called the Academy i think. The guy used to have ...
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Cartoon with flying couch?

I remember having a cartoon video around 1993/4 with episodes of which I believe a young girl and boy who had an old couch that turned into a magic golden couch with wings and flew them into magic ...
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Do feature-length animation studios reanimate characters' mouths for foreign language dubs?

For instance, I know that Toy Story 3 was released in several other languages besides English, did Pixar re-render the characters mouths to sync with the audio? Do traditional animation studios do ...
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Stinkmeaner's Fighting Skills in The Boondocks

In Episode 4 of Season 1, "Granddad's Fight", of Aaron McGruder's The Boondocks, Huey eventually realizes that Colonel H. Stinkmeaner isn't any type of legendary samurai, but just an old man who got ...
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Is there anything out there like Fantastic Planet (1973)? [closed]

Fantastic Planet (aka La planète sauvage) (1973) is a an animated science fiction film that is scored with deep rhythmic music from beginning to end, and tells a story of a world where humans live as ...
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Cartoon about animals playing American Football

I am looking for this cartoon movie that aired on HBO between 1997 and 2005. The whole movie is about a bear quarterback that gets framed for a crime and can't play. The whole time he is running from ...
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Name of animated film with a massive knot in a city/kingdom, whoever unties it is/becomes their king/leader?

My memory of this film has to be at least 8+ years old. I think that: Kingdoms with epic sized armies are at war/something-important. Probably 90's (or thereabouts) mainly hand drawn graphics. The ...