10 curious cartoon facts that you probably didn't know
The cartoons you watched as a child contain curious facts that most people don't know, but they are worth knowing
Cartoons symbolize childhood, joy and the unlimited imagination of children. Besides, these animated series have complex edges that make them more interesting, even though they are an audiovisual product aimed at children. Cartoons have the virtue of constantly surprising the public and that is probably one of the reasons for their eternal validity.
Here are 10 curious facts about cartoons that you probably did not know.
#1.Dragon Ball aired the most legendary fight of all time
As it could not be otherwise, Dragon Ball broadcasted the longest fight of all times: the battle lasted three and a half hours. The confrontation was between Goku and Freezer and the winner was Goku, obviously.
#2.Scooby-Doo has a purpose that no one imagines
Scooby-Doo's true goal is to show the world that the real monsters are human beings and not supernatural beings.
#3.Top Cat made history in just 30 episodes
Top Cat, the legendary animated series from the Hanna-Barbera studio lasted only 30 episodes, but it was enough to become a worldwide television classic.
#4.Tom & Jerry are the best cartoons in the world
Tom & Jerry are the cartoons that have won the most Oscars in history. The legendary friends have won 7 Oscars, more than any other animated movie.
#5.Courage the Cowardly Dog is much more successful than you think
The first episode of Courage the Cowardly Dog was nominated for an Oscar award in 1995. Although it didn't win, the nomination is a truly impressive achievement for the cuddly little dog.
#6.Pink Panther is a true star
Since 1999, Pink Panther has had its own star on Hollywood's Boulevard of Fame. The legendary feline has the merit of being popular among children and also among the adult audience.
#7.The world's most delicious hamburger is beef-free
Krabby Patty, the burger prepared by SpongeBob SquarePants, is the most delicious burger in the world. The creator of the animated series, Stephen Hillenburg, stated that the famous burger has no beef in it, as it is a veggie burger. Hillenburg wanted SpongeBob SquarePants to be an environmentally friendly animated series.
#8.Johnny Bravo was originally a college thesis
Johnny Bravo was originally a thesis project that a college student presented to his professor. Johnny Bravo created a character that ridiculously emulated the legendary Elvis Presley. Johnny Bravo has no grace, charisma or empathy for others. However, the professor thought it was a good idea. He presented the project to the executive producers of the Hanna-Barbera studio and it was accepted. Johnny Bravo was part of Cartoon Network's programming for several years.
#9.The Powerpuff Girls originally had another creative concept
The Powerpuff Girls had another creative concept during the pre-production stage. The animated series was to be called Whoopass Girls and the content was intended to be dark, complex and far-fetched. Years later, the creator of the cartoon, radically changed the concept and name. The animated series was finally called The Powerpuff Girls, it was intended for children and the idea was broadcast by Cartoon Network.
#10.Totoro is a more important animated character than you think
Totoro is a Japanese anime character very famous in Asia and the rest of the world. Totoro is the main character of the Japanese anime film My Neighbor Totoro (1988), created by Hayao Miyazaki. For those who don't know him, Totoro is a protective spirit of the forest. Physically, he is a mixture of several animals: cat, rabbit and owl. Totoro guides others to discover the hidden treasures around him.
The movie is considered the best in its genre and it was thanks to it that Japanese anime became popular on the planet.
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