Splitsider

Posts tagged as fish police

Trade Roundup: Paul Feig, Police Academy 2, Bruce Almighty 2, Rob McElhenney

Paul Feig will direct The Better Woman, a comedy "about a powerful young woman whose boyfriend dumps her for an older lady." Ewwww, why would a guy want to date a woman who's OLD? PUKE.

There's gonna be a new Police Academy, directed by Scott Zabielski of Tosh.0. At ease, gents. I don't know what police say.

Fox greenlit two pilots: Living Loaded, a single-camera comedy from Rob McElhenney, about "a loose partying blogger forced to change his career plans when he becomes a radio host," and Dana Fox's Ben Fox Is My Manny, about a male nanny. A manny. Does that count as a [...]

A Look at The Simpsons' Failed Prime Time Cartoon Competitors

It's odd to think, at a time when South Park has been renewed for twenty seasons and Cartoon Network dedicates half of its schedule to adult themed programming, that for a long time, cartoons were seen as being strictly for kids, following the logic that bright colors and ink and paint appeal only to unformed minds.

It wasn't always this way: early cartoons like Betty Boop were clearly designed for adults, and the directors and animators working at Termite Terrace claim they wrote and produced the Looney Tunes simply for their own amusement. Even in the early years of television, shows like The Flintstones dealt with adult themes like [...]