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August 31, 2007

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cage free brown

astonishing performance. he's like a human Tex Avery cartoon. what an amazing talent!!

Kevin

The reason Captain Video never gets recycled by TV Land is that of the several hundred episodes that were made, a mere six remain available to watch -- and none of them are broadcast quality. This is a true "lost" show.

estiv

A great lesson in getting the details right. If Gleason had left out the first bit, glancing at Carney then back at the paper, it would have been about one-tenth as funny. Or to put it another way, it would have been the kind of thing you see on most sitcoms today. And of course his timing is perfect.cage free brown: there is a documentary on Tex Avery now on YouTube. It was made in Britain in 1988 and features interviews with Chuck Jones and June Foray among others. And speaking of timing: Tex Avery would sometimes cut individual frames from the negative in order to improve the timing of a gag.

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    Ken Levine is an Emmy winning writer/director/producer/major league baseball announcer. In a career that has spanned over 30 years Ken has worked on MASH, CHEERS, FRASIER, THE SIMPSONS, WINGS, EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND, BECKER, DHARMA & GREG, and has co-created his own series including ALMOST PERFECT starring Nancy Travis. He and his partner wrote the feature VOLUNTEERS. Ken has also been the radio/TV play-by-play voice of the Baltimore Orioles, Seattle Mariners, San Diego Padres.
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