Tag Archives: DePatie-Freleng

70s Spots: Pink Panther Flakes Cereal (1971 & ’72)

“Tickle me pink!” A pair of perfectly precious Post Pink Panther Flakes cereal spots today. I’m fairly certain these animated commercials were produced by DePatie-Freleng studios. The copyright marks are 1971 and 1972 (or both possibly circa ’72). Pour yourselves … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: DePatie-Freleng’s ‘Misterjaw’ (1976)

Not to be confused with Jabberjaw, Depatie-Freleng’s Misterjaw was the other 70s cartoon attempting to ride the popularity coattails of Jaws. Misterjaw (voiced by Laugh-In‘s Arte Johnson) is a top-hatted, German-accented shark who attempts to catch Harry Halibut while accompanied … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Doctor Dolittle’ (Cartoon Series, 1970)

DePatie-Freleng’s Doctor Dolittle animated series ran for a single season, debuting in September of 1970. 17, 30-minute episodes were produced. This rare cartoon was loosely-based on Hugh Lofting’s 1920s novels (as well as the 1967 movie musical) about a doctor … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Dr. Seuss’ Cat In The Hat’: ‘Calculatus Eliminatus’ Song (1971)

Happy Funshine Friday, feline friends! Here’s a quick song entitled, “Calculatus Eliminatus” from the Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat TV special. The Cat in the Hat first aired in March of 1971 and featured singing satirist, Allan Sherman as … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Ant and the Aardvark’ – ‘Don’t Hustle An Ant With Muscle’

Happy Funshine Friday, Bionic dance team! Here’s a complete cartoon featuring The Ant and the Aardvark entitled “Don’t Hustle An Ant With Muscle.” The Ant and the Aardvark was produced by Depatie-Freleng and this particular short first ran in theaters … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: The Fantastic Four (cartoon series, 1978)

DePatie-Freleng’s animated version of The Fantastic Four originally ran on NBC from September to December, 1978. 13 episodes, featuring limited animation and over-the-top dialogue, were produced. This 70s-era re-imagining of the Fantastic Four is somewhat notorious for replacing Johnny “Human … Continue reading

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