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Get to Know Matt Stone and Trey Parker

Wednesday April 23, 2014

Trey Parker and Matt StoneDid you know the boys of South Park made the rounds of Hollywood suits in a Christmas greeting before being introduced to the world on Comedy Central? Thanks to Matt Stone and Trey Parker, South Park and several other film and TV projects have brought humor and controversy to millions of fans. Learn more about Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the creators of South Park.
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Enjoy Captain Planet on Earth Day

Tuesday April 22, 2014

Gaia and the PlaneteersJust in time for Earth Day, Captain Planet and the Planeteers is available on DVD. In this cartoon, conceived by Ted Turner over twenty years ago, Gaia summons five teens and gives them powers so they may protect the Earth. But when their enemy is too strong, together they can summon Captain Planet. Captain Planet is a mix of '70s style superhero cartoon and green public service announcement. Read my full review of Captain Planet and the Planeteers.
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The Mr. Magoo Theatrical Collection Drops Today

Tuesday April 22, 2014

The Mr. Magoo Theatrical Collection

Shout! Factory is releasing The Mr. Magoo Theatrical Collection (1949-1959) in a 4-DVD set. This special collector's edition brings together for the first time on DVD all fifty-three theatrical cartoons, including twelve cartoons in anamorphic widescreen for the first time, and the feature film 1001 Arabian Nights, all in one deluxe collection.

Also included as a special feature is the vintage documentary A Princess For Magoo: The Making Of 1001 Arabian Nights, an interview with film critic and historian Leonard Maltin, a documentary on UPA & Mr. Magoo, and fourteen commentaries. All shorts have been newly remastered in their original theatrical aspect ratios.
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What to Watch: Archer Season Finale, The Boondocks Premiere

Monday April 21, 2014

Archer

Tonight is the Archer season finale, wrapping up the Archer: Vice season that saw Sterling, Lana and ISIS in Miami working as drug dealers, who were looking to sell a metric ton of cocaine. Tonight, however, a different delivery is scheduled: Lana's baby! Archer (in full beard) will try to help Lana deliver her baby, while Krieger tries to stop the delivery of a deadly weapon. Before you tune in for the finale on FX at 10:00 p.m., you can join a Q&A with the voice of Lana herself, Aisha Tyler. Just jump onto the Archer Facebook page at 7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT to ask her questions about Archer, or her upcoming guest spot on The Boondocks.
Picture courtesy of FX Networks.

Other new episodes tonight include Clarence at 7:00 p.m. ET on Cartoon Network, and the season premiere of The Boondocks at 10:30 p.m. ET on Adult Swim. This season includes crazy situations, including Granddad's dating a long lost Kardashian sister; their friend Tom DuBois acting as R&B bad boy "Pretty Boy Flizzy's" lawyer in exchange for relationship advice; Granddad's love affair with Siri on his new iPhone; and the Freemans' foray into the lethal black market of the hair-care industry Ó la Breaking Bad.

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