Ren and Stimpy’s John K Has No Respect For Script-Written Cartoons

John Kricfalusi, creator of the wonderfully twisted Ren and Stimpy, wrote a letter to a fan where he lays you his argument for writing cartoons via storyboard and agains “script-written” cartoons. It’s interesting to think of in terms of today’s prime-time cartoons, which are assuredly all script-written: “Rocky and Bullwinkle, The Simpsons, Roger Ramjet and Beavis and Butthead are the most successful ‘written’ cartoons, and they’re minute exceptions. The vast majority of script-written cartoons are horrible”

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