DuckTales Reboot

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Re: DuckTales Reboot

Postby Dacey » March 7th, 2017, 11:09 am

For the sake of simplicity, I think we can call DuckTales a "2D" show.

And is Tailspin the only Disney cartoon TV series to have an episode that was completely banned? Because, seriously, an episode of Tailspin was banned!
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Re: DuckTales Reboot

Postby EricJ » March 7th, 2017, 12:47 pm

Dacey wrote:And is Tailspin the only Disney cartoon TV series to have an episode that was completely banned? Because, seriously, an episode of Tailspin was banned!


You mean, before airing, or after?
One episode of "Buzz Lightyear of Star Command" later reportedly dropped out of syndication, an "anti-drug" episode where Buzz's female partner Mira starts using a new super-boosted power source, and her "down" times without it start looking a little too metaphorically close to the real thing.

So, what was the Tailspin episode?

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Re: DuckTales Reboot

Postby Ben » March 7th, 2017, 4:01 pm

droosan wrote:TaleSpin -- I often wondered what Rudyard Kipling would've thought of it.


I often wonder what he would have thought of 1967's The Jungle Book, too! ;)

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Re: DuckTales Reboot

Postby Dacey » March 7th, 2017, 4:15 pm

Tailspin had two banned episodes. One which received a temp ban for pandas who supposedly depicted Asian stereotypes, but a permanent ban was issued after a single airing of one in which Baloo's plane was taken over by terrorists. Both episodes apparently made it to the DVD set, though.
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Re: DuckTales Reboot

Postby Dacey » August 11th, 2017, 4:44 pm

From the front page, a pretty great piece on the man behind the DuckTales theme:

https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/20 ... heme-music
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Re: DuckTales Reboot

Postby Dacey » August 13th, 2017, 6:39 pm

Site review: Ducktales is a blast of Saturday morning fun!

http://animatedviews.com/2017/ducktales/
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