>>115397167>What are your honest thoughts on serialization in cartoons especially comedy cartoons?
Zoomanon, the old cartoon shorts of yesteryear were created as lead-ins to theatrical movies.
They weren't intended to be "A Show", they were simply compiled and put together as one long after the fact.
So the idea of "why aren't more shows like old Tom and Jerry or Looney Tunes or Popeye shows" is a false comparison, THOSE cartoons weren't originally in that format, either. And when the started producing actual show content based on those characters, it was awful shit.
Animaniacs is a rare non-episodic comedy cartoon show that was (mostly) good. And even at that time, it was surrounded by really good episodic comedy cartoon shows that worked equally as well.