The Big Snit
Studio: National Film Board of Canada Release Date : August, 1985
  1. General Info

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Synopsis

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Credits

Director

Richard Condie

Animator

Richard Condie

Story

Richard Condie

Video Information

Technical Specifications

Original Language: English
Original Country: Canada

Reviews and Comments

From Ethanimation21 :

Here's another awesome short straight from Canda. So awesome that it's #25 of the 50 Greatest Cartoons! You don't get very many entires in that list from after the Golden Age of Animation, but I assure you they stand out for good reason. This cartoon is about a couple playing a game of scrabble, and I assure you it's not as boring as it sounds. They both have these quirks about them like the wife shaking her eyes and the husbands teeth sounding like a chainsaw when he snores. Speaking of sawing, this guy gets the idea to saw the table from this really weird show called "Sawing for Teens" that doesn't seem to have an actual script to it. Yeah, it's that kinda short that just seems to bounce ideas around but for what it's worth it works really well; it almost seems retroscripted because of just how off the top of the head the dialogue seems to be. Oh yeah, and there's this nuclear war going on outside that the couple aren't even aware of; not due to ignorance, but matters of circumstance. It's not really important though. This is probably one of the msot charming shorts to come from the NFBC just for how unusual but quaint it really is. I'd say give this a watch if you have the time, it's free on YouTube through the NFBC channel. On a sidenote does anybody at all remember the Cartoon Network show O Canada?
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History

8/1/2017

  • New title added by PopKorn Kat

8/22/2017

  • Credits added by Toadette

12/6/2019

  • Credits added by kintutoons32
  • Original Language added by kintutoons32

1/30/2020

  • Comments added
  • Ethanimation21

Sources

Richard Condie: Director
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Richard Condie: Story
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Richard Condie: Animator
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