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Cartoon Catch Up | Big Guy and Rusty

Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot, or simply, Big Guy and Rusty as it is often called, was a 26-episode animated series that first aired in 1999 and found its way to Irish screens not long after. I have fond memories of sitting down and…

Cartoon Catch Up | Inspector Gadget

Inspector Gadget was a cartoon that ran from 1983 to 1986 and spawned a film as well as various other TV series, most of which are now more well-known than the original. That said, the first animated series deserves credit for paving the…

Cartoon Catch Up | The Boondocks

The Boondocks ended in 2014 after a 55-episode and four-season run, having achieved something that, up until then, other adult animated sitcoms hadn’t. A heartfelt commentary on society and race, it explores the interpersonal and…

Cartoon Catch Up | Sandokan (1992)

Sandokan is a late 19th century fictional pirate who bravely scoured the waters of the South China Sea in 11 novels by Italian writer Emilio Salgari. The pirate, nicknamed ‘The Tiger of Malaysia’, would go on to be portrayed in a number of…

Cartoon Catch Up | Pelswick

It may not look the most visually appealing but there was something beautiful about a little-known series called Pelswick. Created by Canadian animation studio Nelvana Limited and Chinese company Hong Ying Animation, we are treated to an…