Saturday Morning Cartoons – Lucille Bliss

Saturday Morning Cartoons – Lucille Bliss

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. A young adult has a desire for fame or riches or glory. They sell what they can. Pack up the rest. With only a few dollars to their name they make the cross country trek to Hollywood. For it’s there that, one day, they’ll see their name in […]

Saturday Morning Cartoons – Casey Kasem

Saturday Morning Cartoons – Casey Kasem

When I was a kid I thought Casey Kasem had the greatest job ever. I thought this, because as far as I knew, he only had to work four hours a week. This assumption, if I’m being honest, is what set me on a path towards a career in radio.

Saturday Morning Cartoons – Earle Hyman

Saturday Morning Cartoons – Earle Hyman

If I were to ask you what Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer had in common with a group of cat-like humanoid aliens, I’m guessing you wouldn’t have any idea. If I were to ask you what a group of cat-like humanoid aliens had in common with one of televisions favourite families of the 80’s, I’m also […]

Saturday Morning Cartoons – Michael Clarke Duncan

Saturday Morning Cartoons – Michael Clarke Duncan

I think it’s safe to say we were all caught off guard with the news of the tragic passing of actor Michael Clarke Duncan. He was only 54, and I have no doubt he had many more memorable roles in him just waiting to be delivered.

Saturday Morning Cartoons – Dave Coulier

Saturday Morning Cartoons – Dave Coulier

You may remember him as Uncle Joey. The hockey loving, funny voice making, bad joke telling, goofy uncle living in the basement of the Full House house. That was certainly one of, if not the best show on ABC’s TGIF lineup. But that’s not the only dimension to Dave Coulier.

Saturday Morning Cartoons – Peter Cullen

Saturday Morning Cartoons – Peter Cullen

One of the things I’ve enjoyed most about this Saturday Morning Cartoons series is the discovery of just how many characters some amazing voice actors are responsible for. I’ll know them for one particular character voice and in my research discover that they may have been responsible for dozens more.