It’s time once again for the Animanicast! Here’s episode twenty with “Hearts of Twilight” and “The Boids”
Join Joey, Nathan, and Kelly for the twentieth episode of the “Animanicast!” A podcast dedicated to the classic 90s cartoon show Animaniacs! Today is episode 20 with the hilarious “Hearts of Twilight” and ‘The Boids!”
Animaniacs S01E20 “Hearts of Twilight” and “The Boids”
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 twentieth episode is perfect for all film buffs! It salutes and/or parodies to “Apocalypse Now” and “The Birds.”
“Hearts of Twilight”
- The Warners are sent out by Mr. Plotz to stop the production of a movie that has gone overbudget. The Warners help Mr. Director find an ending to his movie. It’s a smash!
- This cartoon is one of the classics of Animaniacs, the hosts discuss their favorite lines and moments.
- The hosts also discuss the connections this cartoon has to “Apocalpse Now” as well as other movies.
- The Goodfeathers get a job working as “stunt pigeons” for Alfred Hitchcock’s latest production. Before you know it, the Goodfeathers are getting hurt and realize quickly that showbiz isn’t what it’s cracked up to be.
- The episode features some great salutes to Hitchcock’s “The Birds” as well as “Psycho.” The cartoon also has a quick reference to “The Shining.”
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About The Animanicast
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!