Waterman is an animated web series created by Bryan Waterman. The first episode of the series was released on Newgrounds on August 21, 2003, which quickly became popular, being viewed over 327,000 times. The series became a hit, and a total of eight more episodes have since been produced. The nine Waterman episodes have been viewed 1.2 million times on Newgrounds alone. Like the TV show Family Guy, the show uses cutaway jokes. The Waterman cast and characters have also guest starred in an episode of the webtoon Bonus Stage, drawn in that series house style and episode three of another webtoon ICONS created by Braintree Studios. A film based on the series is currently in production.
Alias the Jester was a British animated series created by Cosgrove Hall Films, airing in 13 episodes on ITV starting on 13 November 1985. The show also aired during the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's after school timeslot and is considered one of the Classic ABC shows. GBC TV in Gibraltar aired the series multiple times in the late eighties, notably as a filler during the children's 630pm - 730pm weekday slot.
O Canada was a Canadian-American animated television anthology series, broadcast in the United States on Cartoon Network. O Canada was the first Canadian cartoon to air on Cartoon Network. Shown mainly on Sunday nights at 12:00 midnight ET, O Canada featured a selection of animated shorts from Canada, mostly from the archives of the National Film Board of Canada. The title of the series originated from the name of Canada's national anthem, O Canada. One of the notable shorts featured in this series was Bob's Birthday, which would later serve as the basis for Comedy Central / Global Television Network's Bob and Margaret series, which would debut the following year. Despite its time slot, Bob's Birthday was censored with one scene, that featured Bob fully bottomless, edited with a maple leaf electronically superimposed over his genitalia.
Brady's Beasts is a Canadian children's television series about a monster-loving boy named Brady Plunkett, who is the protagonist of the series. It premiered on March 25, 2005. It currently airs on YTV.
Freej is an Emirati three-dimensional, computer animated television series for children and adults alike. The English tagline for the show is "The Fun Old Girls." The show was produced by Mohammed Saeed Harib, who also directed the fifteen standalone episodes of fifteen minutes each. It is the tale of four old Emirati women living in a secluded neighbourhood in modern day Dubai. The show's main characters - Um Saeed, Um Saloom, Um Allawi and Um Khammas - try to live a peaceful life in the midst of the ever-expanding city around them, but the city’s boom unveils new social issues every day that they would have to tackle solve in their own simple way. For those four old women, there is no issue too hard to crack with a good cup of coffee at Um Saeed’s house. The show's title is a reference to "freej", a term which means "neighbourhood" in Emirati Arabic, based on accent of the people of Dubai's slums. Freej, originally produced in Arabic, has an English subtitled version available. The show premiered on September 24, 2006 in during Ramadan in Sama Dubai, and ever since it returns with new episodes traditionally debuting every year during Ramadan.
The Itsy Bitsy Spider was an animated series based on the short film of the same name. It was broadcast on the USA Network's USA Cartoon Express. The title character's voice was done by Frank Welker.
Ethelbert the Tiger is a children's animated TV Show. In each episode, Ethelbert, a friendly but naïve Indian tiger cub asks his wise human friend Dilip question, often regarding morals, ethics or behaviour. The pair then set off on Dilip's raft through a magic waterfall which transports them to another part of the world. They invariably meet a new animal friend who can help answer the question and give Ethelbert a different perspective on life. The programme's visual style is very colourful, not unlike silk painting or batik.
Party Wagon is an animated television movie created by animator Craig Bartlett for Cartoon Network. It was made to be a pilot for an animated series that Bartlett was making for Cartoon Network after he left Nickelodeon. However, the series was later scrapped. Little information of this series exists on the internet for this movie.
Mythic Warriors is a Canadian-produced animated television series that was a fixture of CBS' Saturday-morning cartoon lineup. The show featured retellings of popular Greek myths that were altered so as to be appropriate for younger audiences. Two seasons of episodes were produced in 1998 and 1999; then aired alongside reruns until 2000, when CBS' abolition of its children's programming resulted in its cancellation. The programme was continues to be re-aired on STV. Original in 2009 on [email protected], which is a children's television strand on Scottish television channel, then on Saturday mornings on STV during 2010. The series has been translated into Scottish Gaelic and is broadcast on BBC Alba since 2012. Most of the characters in the show are all portrayed with their original Greek names, though Romanized exceptions were also utilized.
Cockleshell Bay is a children's television series which was shown at lunchtime on ITV during the early 1980s. It was made by Cosgrove Hall for their parent company, the ITV broadcaster Thames Television. Other children's programmes in the same ITV time slot on the remaining four weekdays included Let's Pretend, Jamie and the Magic Torch, and Rainbow - the latter in which Cockleshell Bay began as a regular story feature. Twins Robin and Rosie Cockle were the main characters. They lived at the Bucket and Spade guest house run by their parents Helen and Christopher. Gran Routy helped out at the house. Robin and Rosies friends included Mr. Ship, Mr. Fingal and his donkey Fury, and Ben Gunn the "pirate seagull". In the later series Robin and Rosie had a baby sister called Holly.
Harlem Globetrotters is a Saturday morning cartoon produced by Hanna-Barbera and CBS Productions, featuring animated versions of players from the famous basketball team, Harlem Globetrotters. Broadcast from September 12, 1970, to September 2, 1972 on CBS, and later re-run on NBC as The Go-Go Globetrotters, the show featured cartoon versions of George "Meadowlark" Lemon, Freddie "Curly" Neal, Hubert "Geese" Ausbie, J.C. "Gip" Gipson, Bobby Joe Mason, and Pablo Robertson, alongside their fictional bus driver and manager, Granny, and their dog mascot, Dribbles. The series worked to a formula where the team travels somewhere and typically get involved in a local conflict that leads to one of the Globetrotters proposing a basketball game to settle the issue. To ensure the Globetrotters' defeat, the villains rig the contest; however, before the second half of the contest, the team always finds a way to even the odds, become all but invincible, and win the game.
Weird Years is an animated comedy by Lenz Entertainment and Mercury Filmworks. It airs every Monday and Tuesday night 8:30 ET on YTV.
Binka was an animated children's cartoon about the adventures of a fat tomcat named Binka who frequently travels to three houses for three meals a day. The show was produced and screened in 2001, running for 26 five minute long episodes on weekday mornings. It can still be frequently seen as repeats on CBBC. Binka was thrust into the media spotlight after it was flagged by the Daily Mail for its supposed socialist undertones.
"City Hunters" is an animated TV series developed in Argentina that premiered throughout Latin America on October 2006 on the Fox network. The series, which blends traditional animation techniques with the latest generation of CGI, consists of nine 11-minute episodes. "City Hunters" is a form of branded entertainment. It was co-produced by Unilever for the AXE brand. The animated series follows the antics of an aging Casanova, Dr. Lynch, and the young man he's training in the art of seducing women. The series was created by Catmandu Branded Entertainment, a branded entertainment firm headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina and produced by Encuadre. The characters were developed by Italian illustrator Milo Manara and aired in English. "City Hunters" airs on Fox Latin America's adult-skewed block "No Molestar", which includes "Futurama," "The Simpsons,"Family Guy", and "American Dad." The first episode was supervised by Carlos Baeza and most of the episodes were directed by Diego Pernia, Victor Ahmed and Gustavo Cova.
The Adventures of Portland Bill is a British stop motion animated children's television series made in 1983. It was set in a fictional lighthouse located on the Guillemot Rock, just off the coast from the fictional village of McGuillycuddy.
Shorty McShorts' Shorts is a Disney Channel animated anthology series, which consisted of 4-5 minute shorts. The first episode aired on July 28, 2006. The series also aired on Toon Disney for a short period of time. In Latin America, it was broadcast on Jetix.
Bill the Minder is a book and television series that tells of the adventures of a 15 year old boy and his cousins Boadicea and Chad. In the process of their adventures they meet many strange people and help solve their unique problems with the use of fantastic machines which Bill is very capable of crafting in a short time. The original book was written and illustrated by W. Heath Robinson and published in 1912. The televised series contains a large number of the fantastic machines that Robinson is famed for. The short series was produced at Bevanfield Films for Central Independent Television and shown on ITV.