The Rotoscopers' trio is finally back together again...well sort of. In this episode, they discuss sequels, animation duos and DreamWorks' 2005 hit Madagascar.
■ Why Morgan just can’t get Chelsea’s last name right
■ What animation we watched this week
■ Morgan visits Don Bluth Front Row Theater for her bachelorette party and gets a special surprise
■ News: Don Bluth re-releases Dragon’s Lair comic in app store and hints at future Dragon’s Lair film, Ryan Woodwood releasing animated graphic novel, trailer for Arjun: The Warrior Prince
■ Nerdy Couch Discussion: Sequels!
■ Walt Disney vs. Roy Disney on sequels
■ Poster child for sequels gone wrong: The Land Before Time series
■ There are some good sequels
■ Are sequels canon?
■ The sequel that started it all: The Return of Jafar
■ Mason’s theory: The Return of Jafar is just a dream
■ The hierarchy of canon
■ What are some good sequels and bad sequels? Does it have replay value?
■ What Disney classics don’t have sequels?
■ Main discussion: Madagascar
■ Mini animation principle: Mason talks about “straights on curves”
■ What makes this movie unique: character design, humor,
■ Soundtrack and Hans Zimmer
■ “I Like to Move It”: the song that changed the world
■ Not just for kids?
■ Quotes: watch me sleep, animal rights wackos,
■ Characters: King Julian is the star of the show; Melman, Marty, Alex and Gloria; the famous penguins
■ Animation duos: one tall skinny one and one short fat one. “We don’t change!”
■ If you were Alex, which animal friend would you eat first?
■ Listener twitter question: Who is your favorite character in Madagascar and why?
■ Brief thoughts on Madagascar 2
■ Dislikes: didn’t connect with characters,
■ We rate it!
■ “The Art of Brave” Contest
■ Bloopers: tin foil hat, future Disneyland meetup, Morgan’s all business
Runtime: 1:25:57, 41.3 MB
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