Animanicast #12: Garage Sale of the Century & West Side Pigeons

by The Animanicast

It’s time once again for the Animanicast! Here’s episode twelve with “Garage Sale of the Century” and “West Side Pigeons”

Join Joey, Nathan, and Kelly for the twelfth episode of the “Animanicast!” A podcast dedicated to the classic 90s cartoon show Animaniacs! Today is episode 12 with “Garage Sale of the Century” and “West Side Pigeons”

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Animaniacs S01E12 Garage Sale of the Century– West Side Pigeons

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Each and every week, your hosts revisit an episode of the series in the order in which they first premiered. They discuss their favorite jokes, gags, and discuss all the cultural references they can find! Each episode is given a “Water Tower Rating” by the hosts. How many water towers will this episode get? This twelfth episode features the Warners trying to get a good deal at the “Garage Sale of the Century”  and the Good Feathers in their musical “West Side Pigeons.”

Garage Sale of the Century

  • In our first cartoon, the Warners want to buy a new garage for their water tower so they go to a garage sale! (Makes sense!) They’re willing to spend up to 28 cents but unfortunately they’re trying to buy the garage from a grumpy bear (voiced by Ed Asner) who is more interested in selling people garbage while stealing their money. Listen to your hosts discuss this cute, but somewhat forgetable, segment.

West Side Pigeons

  • The second segment is one of the most famous segments of the show. For the second week in a row, we have a musical parody to discuss! This time the Animaniacs spoof “West Side Story” with “West Side Pigeons.” Squit the pigeon falls in love with Carloota the sparrow while the pigeons and sparrow fight over who has the right to perch on the head of a Martin Scorsese statue. What are the origins of the songs sung in this cartoon? What are the hosts’ favorite songs? Does Kelly feel feathery?

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Listener Feedback

Finally, Nathan reads some feedback from our Facebook page about the animation style of the Animaniacs. There were several animation companies that helped put the show together. Click HERE for a video showing the different companies and their different animation styles.

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Cover art by @jedishua | Intro Music performed by Kontra5t

About The Animanicast

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The Animanicast is a podcast dedicated to the classic animated television series Animaniacs. Join your hosts Joey, Nathan and Kelly as they revisit each episode in the order in which they were released. They’ll discuss their favorite moments, jokes, characters as well as their memories of first watching the episode. Pop cultural references are also discussed in detail. (You might just learn some cool facts!) In the end, each episode receives a “Water Tower Rating” from the hosts. Cue up an episode of Animaniacs on Netflix or on DVD and then listen to the Animanicast to keep the fun going!

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