MeTV launching "Toon In With Me" and "Saturday Morning Cartoons" in 2021- Page 9 - Forum.
Cure Kornio
2021-01-30T05:11:50Z
Originally Posted by: MTGM 

Didn't see anyone else mention it but yesterday they aired Ah, Sweet Mouse-Story of Life for the second time since the block's premiere instead of Baby Butch, which they originally listed on their website's schedule.



Seems to me that they really love the Chuck Jones shorts. For some reason
tashlinfan44
2021-01-30T05:24:31Z
Originally Posted by: Cool_Cat 

Muzzle Tough had some kind of frame interpolation which looked kinda ugly. In addition to that, the right track had the music/effects track mixed over the original track.

In any case, it was the version made for the VHS collection in 1998, not the master from 3 years later in the I Love Tweety DVD. They look pretty similar anyway.



Does this mean it's possible to get a music-and-effects-only track for this cartoon now? Sorry for my ignorance here, if I'm wrong, I'm just eager to get my hands on any Stalling I can get.
Zachary
2021-01-30T05:59:01Z
Originally Posted by: Mesterius 

Probably not deinterlaced at all, just converted from an interlaced master.


Deinterlaced, converted from interlaced, however you want to put it - they obviously used the field discard/interpolation method, halving the vertical resolution. Given the apparent quality/nature of the source master, it likely just had 2:3 pulldown and could have been converted to progressive with zero quality loss using a proper inverse-telecine filter.
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2021-01-30T15:21:15Z
Rocket to Mars and A Jolly Good Furlough aired with the stereotypical depictions of the Japanese edited out, along with the lines "Maybe it's a Jap" and "Did ya shoot a lotta Japs?"

No new restorations in the Tom and Jerry block, but it was cool having all the non-Tom and Jerry cartoons today be Tex Avery cartoons.

The Awful Orphan got an HD upgrade with the audio at the correct pitch after all these years (though it has also been subjected to photoshopped title cards).
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Mesterius
2021-01-30T17:08:06Z
Originally Posted by: Zachary 

Originally Posted by: Mesterius 

Probably not deinterlaced at all, just converted from an interlaced master.


Deinterlaced, converted from interlaced, however you want to put it - they obviously used the field discard/interpolation method, halving the vertical resolution. Given the apparent quality/nature of the source master, it likely just had 2:3 pulldown and could have been converted to progressive with zero quality loss using a proper inverse-telecine filter.



Yeah, when I think of "deinterlaced", I take it to mean that the footage actually HAS been deinterlaced the proper way. Just converting straight from an interlaced master to progressive footage is not deinterlacing (or at least, not from how I know the term). Doing an actual inverse telecine processing would have been real deinterlacing.
Cool_Cat
2021-01-31T21:01:17Z
All the Tom and Jerry cartoons have an HD master by now. 3 of them which aren't on the "adult collector" Amazon playlist are on HBO.

I have no idea how many Tex Avery shorts though, so it's gonna be very interesting. They're mostly gonna be trash versions anyway.

Northwest Hounded Police was the only Tex Avery short aired in SD if I'm correct. The others are Beanstalk Bunny, Muzzle Tough and all the non T&J/Tex Avery shorts.
S. C. MacPeter
2021-02-01T00:23:20Z
I wonder if MeTV will air some western shorts with Native American depictions considering their lineup with a good share of Westerns, though I wouldn't count on it considering MeTV is promoting this for the familt
Thad Komorowski
2021-02-01T12:43:48Z
Wild and Woolfy and Slap Happy Lion were definitely Turner era masters, the latter with some criminal DVNR.
Cure Kornio
2021-02-01T14:21:35Z
Looks like Aqua Duck will be restored tomorrow
Cure Kornio
2021-02-01T14:24:37Z
Originally Posted by: Cure Kornio 

Looks like Aqua Duck will be restored tomorrow



Don't believe me? Have a lookDuck
nickramer
2021-02-01T15:33:42Z
I should mentioned that the Betty Boop short "On With the New" (is that even PD?) aired on Saturday and it was the VHS DVNR print.
Cure Kornio
2021-02-01T15:50:04Z
Oof. That's not good.
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2021-02-02T12:44:30Z
Aqua Duck restored screenshots
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Cure Kornio
2021-02-02T12:58:34Z
Those colors are so vibrant. Glad to see more restored
S. C. MacPeter
2021-02-02T13:19:13Z
Just remembered what day it is... why wasn't One Meat Brawl aired today? Seems like a good opportunity to air that one, now they gotta wait a whole 'nother year!
S. C. MacPeter
2021-02-02T17:52:12Z
Trip for Tat airs in 2 weeks, they'll probably remove or censor the part in Japan. I don't think it's a big loss, at least for me
Edward Joseph
2021-02-02T20:33:43Z
Originally Posted by: MTGM 

Muzzle Tough screenshots for those who are interested.
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I know it has been several days after this post and i dont usually complain about quality, but oh my god it looks ugly, its not even in HD and its so blurry

raginggoodfella
2021-02-02T21:56:15Z
Originally Posted by: S. C. MacPeter 

Trip for Tat airs in 2 weeks, they'll probably remove or censor the part in Japan. I don't think it's a big loss, at least for me



Then they should also remove/censor the fake Italian accent by Sylvester.
DerekS
2021-02-03T05:04:11Z
Upon learning that MeTV's schedule goes up to two weeks after today, I've been on the look-out for any new restorations since. With that said, we might get Of Rice and Hen (1953) restored very soon.
Cheers,
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S. C. MacPeter
2021-02-03T05:23:58Z
Originally Posted by: DerekS 

Upon learning that MeTV's schedule goes up to two weeks after today, I've been on the look-out for any new restorations since. With that said, we might get Of Rice and Hen (1953) restored very soon.



One of the best Foghorns! MeTV really likes the loud mouth snook for some reason, but that's great, since many of his best still need restorations! Here's hoping Henhouse Henery and The Dixie Fryer are next!