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A love letter to shows from the past with a critical eye from the future. New episodes every month.

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A love letter to shows from the past with a critical eye from the future. New episodes every month.

    Ep. 3 - Freaky Stories with Steve Schnier

    Ep. 3 - Freaky Stories with Steve Schnier

    Steve Schnier remembers dancing down the hallways at his day job when his producer John Delmage called him to say Freaky Stories had found its financing.Starring Larry de bug and Maurice the Maggot, Freaky presented four cartoons per episodes to kids around the world with writing inspired by tales of Schnier's family.In our interview, we get into the creation of the show, why puppetry "sucks", and why the show ended after three seasons.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep. 2 - Talking Bump in the Night with Ken Pontac

    Ep. 2 - Talking Bump in the Night with Ken Pontac

    Mr. Bumpy’s design sprang forth from Ken Pontac’s mind like Athena from Zeus. Pontac says his big features and even bigger personality were designed to make him an exciting character to animate.We talk about friendship and its role in a production, dealing with writing constraints, and the legacy of the show.A transcript of this episode is on its way!

    • 52 min
    Ep. 1 - Talking Bump in the Night with David Ichioka

    Ep. 1 - Talking Bump in the Night with David Ichioka

    David Ichioka remembers the feeling of infinite possibility while looking out onto the soundstage that would become the set for Bump in the Night. It's a memory that has few equals although meeting him wife on set, he says, eclipses it.For a transcript of this episode, please click here: Transcript

    • 38 min

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