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June 20, 2019  

141 - The Breakdown: Nothing Can Stop Della Duck!

In this episode, we climb our way into the DuckTales episode Nothing Can Stop Della Duck! We go beat by beat, seeing how it gives us character relationships and subverts expectations. And now, we have more questions!

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June 7, 2019  

140 - Tuca and Bertie!

It’s Tuca & Bertie! If you haven’t watched Tuca & Bertie yet, we take this time to list all the reasons why Tuca & Bertie is one of the best, new, animated shows out there. What stories are being told? What makes Tuca and Bertie different from other animated characters? How can animation show a character’s internal life?

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May 24, 2019  

139 - Missing Link

LAIKA returns to theaters with the adventure film Missing Link! We investigate some big questions such as how powerful is marketing and what effect does it have on an audience's expectations for a film? Can a character's design affect us? The trek might get treacherous in this episode, but it's certainly worthwhile!

 

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May 9, 2019  

138 - The Writers of Harvey Girls Forever!

If you love Harvey Girls Forever! (Harvey Street Kids), you'll want to catch our interview with members of the writing team: Brendan Hay (Executive Producer), Mike Yank (Story Editor), and Sarah Nerboso (Staff Writer! We talk about what it's like to write for the show and how the magic comes together!

 

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April 25, 2019  

137 - Star vs. the Forces of Evil: The Beginning of the End

It's gonna be a little weird and a little wild as we return to the world of Star Butterfly! We last spent time talking about Star vs. the Forces of Evil back in episode 2... We've got a lot of catching up to do! What's new, Mewni? How have the characters changed over time? How has the world transformed and grown? What do we hope to see in the end?

 

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April 11, 2019  

136 - Star Wars: Resistance Recap

Even though we're not at Star Wars Celebration 2019, we're still celebrating Star Wars! Hop on board as we dig into the first season of Star Wars: Resistance! What new plot threads are starting? What has changed since the beginning? Where is the story headed? How wrong will our predictions be?

 

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March 29, 2019  

135 - Young Justice - Cliffhanger No More!

Way back in Episode 5 of Writers Get Animated, we discussed cliffhangers, including the doozy left by the cancellation of Young Justice. Well, Young Justice is back for a third season, and we couldn’t wait to dig in! What stories are starting? What threads are continuing? How is the storytelling different? Where’s Darkseid?!

 

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March 15, 2019  

134 - Character Study: The Dragon Prince’s General Amaya

The Dragon Prince is making a name for itself in terms of story and inclusivity. To celebrate the second season, we take a closer look at how the creators are fashioning their world, story wise, to allow for such rich and interesting characters such as General Amaya. In looking specifically at General Amaya, we see how to introduce a character and how to tell the audience everything they need to know. 

 

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March 1, 2019  

133 - Hey Academy, Here’s How You Should’ve Voted: The Oscar-Nominated Shorts

Did you catch the Oscars? Did you watch all the Oscar-nominated Animated short films? We breakdown the stories and artistry of Bao, Late Afternoon, Animal Behavior, One Small Step, and Weekends. What were the themes from this year’s nominees?

 

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February 15, 2019  

132 - The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part: The First Podcast

Everything can still be awesome! We’re deconstructing The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part! How did the creators build on what came before? How did all the pieces come together? How much Unikitty is too much? How much have you studied your Pratt-ology? Are you into Gotham City Guys? This one’s for you!

 

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