37 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About Classic Animated Movies And Shows

37 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About Classic Animated Movies And Shows

What happens behind the scenes of your favorite classic animated movies and shows? We all have our favorite characters that we grew up watching on the big screen or small screen. We might even have a few favorite scenes or quotes from those movies or shows that we can recite from memory. But have you ever stopped to wonder what goes into making those classic animated movies and shows?

For starters, it takes a lot of talented people to bring an animated movie or show to life. There are the writers who come up with the story, the animators who bring the characters to life, the voice actors who give them personality, and the musicians who create the perfect soundtrack. It can take years for all of these pieces to come together, but when they do, the result is magic.

Classic animated movies and shows are also timeless because they appeal to viewers of all ages. Whether you're 5 or 50, there's something about watching cartoons that just brings out the kid in all of us. And that's why these movies and shows will continue to be loved for generations to come.

EASTER EGGSTRA SPACE TEAM The self-referential brand promotion. At one point, Wayne Knight's character pops in to tell Michael Jordan to pull it together, citing all his famous endorsements: C'mon, Michael! It's game time! Get your Hanes on, lace up your Nikes, grab your Wheaties and your Gatorade, and we'll pick up a Big Mac on the way to the Ballpark. CRACKED.COM


USED THE AMERICAN WAY OF VOICE RECORDING did CRACKED.COM Akira was one of the first anime films to record voice over lines before being animated, like American features. Actors had to deliver their lines while looking at, essentially, storyboards.


BEHIND-TH BEHIND-THE-SCENESFACTS THE SHOW STARTED AS AN R-RATED PARODY. Rick MORED And Rick and Morty's first versions appeared all the way back in 2006, in Justin Roiland's The Real Animated Adventures of Doc and Mharti- a raunchy parody of Back to the Future that was meant to poke fun of getting cease and desist letters. CRACKED.COM


LUCAS AND SPEILBERG TURNED IT DOWN CRACKED.COM In 1987, both George Lucas and Steven Spielberg turned down an opportunity to bring Akira to the big screen, claiming it was totally unmarketable to western audiences. It's a shame Katsuhiro Otomo, who directed the animated feature, didn't listen to the person riding high off Ewoks: The Battle For Endor.



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