Steven Spielberg might have produced the zany kids’ show, but it was creator Tom Ruegger’s three kids who gave the Animaniacs life.
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Pepper Ann was the groundbreaking 12-year-old heroine of her eponymous TV show. Creator Sue Rose and writer Nahnatchka Khan explain how Pepper Ann impacted a generation of girls.
From Chuck Jones himself.
The creators of X-Men: The Animated Series reflect on their pilot episode, “Night of the Sentinels.”
Gargoyles walked so that Game of Thrones could run.
Recess wasn’t about pushing diversity; Recess was just diverse.
The ’90s cartoon show was based on real issues and real people.
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After nearly 40 years and a Netflix film, a look at what continues to make these cartoon heroes so appealing.
The cartoon belonged to a very different version of the channel.
Who’s your Master of the Universe? You might think you know the best He-Man, but you don’t.
Everyone has a Ms. Frizzle in their lives.
Zoinks! Hanna-Barbera once dominated kids’ Saturday schedules.
Dig into the gossip, high jinx, and behind-the-scenes struggles that went into the making of your favorite 1990s classics, from Clueless and Independence Day to Swingers and Good Burger.