Comments by Justin Delbert

Welcome to Doozy

I just saw this for the first time, and this NEEDS to be a series. I believe the future of this kind of stuff is streaming. Very unique in it's own way.

Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales

Not as great as the classic A Charlie Brown Christmas, but a nice collection of moments from the comic strip such as Sally "falling down" a Christmas tree and the girl who changes her name everyday.

A Tale of Two Santas

If you thought nothing comes close to the first Xmas one, you're sadly mistaken. Like the first one, this is a very clever episode with Bender posing as Santa to try and restore the original Santa Claus that brings gifts but ends up being hated due to Robot Santa's reputation. "While there's nothing in the box, the message is clear: Play Santa again, and I'll KILL YOU next year!" Merry Xmas everybody!!!

Snow Time

I actually saw this one as a kid. My library teacher had old cartoon tapes he showed us. That said, I believe this was one a public domain tape of some sort even though it isn't in the public domain. Basically it's about how snow is made.

Mississippi Swing

A very offsetting cartoon for some because of the creepy stereotypes of African Americans. It's even more offsetting when you think about how they were treated in real life during the era where the cartoon takes place. Many of these specific cartoons tend to be unfunny and bland (the only exceptions are Coal Black and All This and Rabbit Stew as well as Mammy Two Shoes in Tom and Jerry). That said, it was commonplace at the time of this cartoon, and I don't think anyone meant any harm by it. It's also important to have a discussion about it rather than covering it up and erasing history (not necessarily airing it on Nickelodeon or Cartoon Network, but just seeing it in a proper manner), because if we do hide it, we are doomed to repeat history again....just like now......

My Little Pony: Equestria Girls

OK, I guess it's time to come out of the closet; I like this movie/series. I like this BETTER than Friendship is Magic. Yes, it was a corporate decision, and it received some backlash saying, "OMG, they sexualized the ponies, how dare they do this!!!" However, the truth is that this is to be set up as a different series. While retaining the same names, personalities, colors, and voices, these are NOT THE SAME CHARACTERS AS IN FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC! The only one the same is Twilight Sparkle, who came across to the human world to get her crown back. Eventually, a different version of Twilight Sparkle (who fans call, Sy-Twi) would appear in the series while Princess Twilight Sparkle stayed behind in Ponyville. The crew that worked on Friendship is Magic are also staffed on here. Yes they did have to appeal to girls, yes they had to appeal to Hasbro, but other than that, they were given the same creative freedom to do whatever they wanted. This became more apparent later on in the series. It's not a masterpiece, but it is a fun enjoyable little film, and if you like it, 3 more movies, 4 specials, plus tons of shorts follow.

My Old Kentucky Home

There were two versions of this cartoon. One has the ending with the lady on a train, while the other (which I don't condone but it's history) is the lady with a black person pulling the wagon using a watermelon. And it's also claimed to be the first sound cartoon pre-dating Disney a couple of years (though the Ko-Ko Song Cartoons were never widespread under Red Seal Productions).