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    Speedy Gonzales

    Speedy Gonzales

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    Speedy Gonzales is the famous Warner Bros. cartoon Mexican mouse part of WB's long running Loony Tunes. The toon mouse was created by Robert Mckimson and Friz Freleng (until redesigned by Hawly Pratt) and first aired in the 1953 cartoon Cat-Tails for Two. He was originally voiced by Mel Blanc, who created Speedy's famous call "¡Ándale! ¡Ándale! ¡Arriba! ¡Arriba (which is spanish for "Go on! Go on! Up!Up!). Speedy is always seen wearing a large yellow sombrero, a red bandana, and white shirt and pants. He gets is name from being the fastest mouse in all of mexico (though he runs faster than any human can too). There have been forty six Speedy Gonzales cartoons made so far, and many of the lovable Loony Tunes characters are featured in them - such as Sylvester the cat. The 1955 the Speedy animated short won the Academy Award for Best Short Subject (cartoons). In recent years, the Speedy Gonzales cartoons sparked controversy for their depiction of stereotypes against latin americans, and thus taken off the air. However due to their popularity within the Latin community, they were brought back with a disclaimer.moreless
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    Superman: The Fleischer Cartoons

    Superman: The Fleischer Cartoons

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    Superman: The Fleischer Cartoons is an animated action TV series developed by Fleischer Studios based on the DC Comics's powerhouse Superman as the superhero faces off against criminals and disasters alike in these seventeen short films. In 'The Mad Scientist', when a scientist devises a ray to destroy the city's tower bridge, Superman has to find a way to stop the city's destruction while saving Lois from the scientist. In 'Billion Dollar Limited', Superman rushes to save Lois and a speeding train from derailing, along with the car carrying explosives. In 'Showdown', Superman tries to clear his name when someone looking like him starts robbing banks and jewelry stores. From criminals out to capture Lois to a revived mummy, Superman utilizes his powers to save the day as he fights for truth, justice, and the American way. The first short of the series, 'The Mad Scientist', was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Subject: Cartoons. Iconic and influential, major comic book writers and artists often cite Superman: The Fleischer Cartoons for their works today.moreless