Animanicast: The Goodfeathers Reunion!

by The Animanicast

It’s time for the Animanicast with a Goodfeathers Reunion!

Join your hosts Joey, Nathan and Kelly in the “Animanicast!” A podcast dedicated to Animaniacs! Today’s very special episode features a reunion of the Goodfeathers! Listen and laugh with Maurice LaMarche, John Mariano, and Chick Vennera as they reflect with Animaniacs creator Tom Ruegger on how the show was made. Plus, there’s a special giveaway for our listeners!

Each week, Joey, Nathan and Kelly revisit an episode of Animaniacs in the order in which they first premiered. Today we have an incredibly special episode with a reunion of the voice actors behind the Goodfeathers! Maurice LaMarche, John Mariano and Chick Vennera sit down with Tom Ruegger for the first time in over 20 years!


Goodfeathers Reunion

Maurice, John, Chick and Tom discuss some of the things that made the Goodfeathers cartoons so special. Learn about their influences and some little known facts about the characters, (for example, Chick Vennera voiced the Godpigeon, not Maurice LaMarche as many online sources have stated.) You’ll also get to hear Pesto, Squit, Bobby, and the Godpigeon answer some questions! It’s an exclusive event that you’ll only hear on the Animanicast!

Special Giveaway!

Do you want a Goodfeathers QFig signed by Maurice LaMarche, John Mariano, Chick Vennera, and Tom Ruegger? Then just leave a positive 5 star rating and review on Apple Podcasts or iTunes! We will select a one listener review at random at the end of January! Leave your review today and listen later in January to see if you’re the winner!

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Head on over to today to join our RetroZap discussion group. You’ll get to chat with the hosts of this show as well as the hosts of other RetroZap podcasts!

Listener Survey

Help us determine what we should talk about next on our show once we’re done talking about classic Animaniacs episodes. Go to and let us know!

Different Ways to Support Our Show

If you’d like to support out show there’s lots of ways to do it! First of all, you could go onto Apple Podcasts and leave us a five-star positive review.

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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 DVD or Hulu and then listen to the Animanicast to keep the fun going!

Cover art by @jedishua Intro Music performed by Kontra5t

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