Bob’s Burgers: Living Up to Its Predecessors

When Bob’s Burgers first premiered way back in January 2011, it had two massive shows to live up to. And no, we’re not talking about Fox’s preexisting juggernauts, The Simpsons and Family Guy; it was never expected to compete with them. Rather, it was the previous projects helmed by Bob’s Burgers’ co-executive producers—Loren Bouchard and Jim Dauterive—who gave this comedic gem its unique voice.

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Exclusive: Celebrate The 20th Anniversary Of “Home Movies” With This Excerpt From Our Upcoming Book

Home Movies is celebrating it’s 20th Anniversary (April 26th, 1999) and we decided to give you guys a sneak peek of our upcoming untitled book about the history of adult animation. This is our chapter for Home Movies which will be included in the hard copy release coming soon to a store near you!

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Here Is Our Ten Favorite H.Jon Benjamin Characters

When it comes to adult animation, it is hard to find a bigger name than H. Jon Benjamin right now.  The man is everywhere.  Besides the shows that he headlines, Benjamin has made cameos on a plethora of your favourite shows.  Honestly, his credits include everything from Sex and the City to Wordgirl. It was about time we started counting down his best voice performances.  What do you think is H. Jon Benjamin’s best role to date?

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10 Reasons Why Home Movies Is One Of The Most Underrated Animated Series of All Time

There have been a number of excellent animated shows aimed at adults that never received their just dues.  Series’ like Axe Cop and Undergrads were canceled before their time to shine.  Typically, if an animation can push past those first couple seasons, they tend to enjoy some ramblings of a dedicated fan base.  Any show that has endured four seasons is in an illustrious club of under 30 television series’ all time.  But, out of that elite club, one show seemed to push through despite being before its time and underappreciated.

Home Movies was an American animated series developed by Tom Snyder Productions- known today as Soup2Nuts.  It featured a group of small children with dreams of producing films.  Between filming shorts, and going to school, they would often have to deal with their alcoholic soccer coach and a world of strange characters.  Home Movies endured a turbulent run, managing to squeeze out 52 episodes over four seasons.  While the series gained a cult following, it is often unrecognized for its accomplishments and is usually forgotten in the conversation of legendary animated shows.  Let’s review ten reasons why Home Movies deserved better ratings, and why we should all give it another watch.

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