Episode #111 – Spotlight: Tex Avery

In the world of animation, there are few figures more important than Tex Avery. A bombastic creative force that brought his unique brand of comedy, energy, and wit. In addition he introduced us to many of the favorites we know and love: Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd and Porky Pig, all are household names in part because of Avery’s influence. Today the panel honors one of the greats from the Golden Age of animation, Tex Avery.


Zack Slater
Frank Melman (on Twitter)
Tommy Smithereens (on Twitter)
Clifton (on Twitter)

Produced by Zack Slater

Produced/Edited by Clifton (on Twitter)

Engineered by Mike BlueLion209

Music: Arpy – Dan Henig  
Support by RFM – NCM: https://bit.ly/2xGHy

Episode Notes for Tex Avery

Frederick “Tex” Avery

Still from Title card Gag from Tortoise Beats Hare (1941)

Cecil the Tortoise crosses over the split screen

Audience Fourth Wall Gags

Hair Fourth Wall gags

Fold up car gag from Car of Tomorrow (1951)

Tom and Jerry as they first appeared in Puss Gets the Boot (1940) then named Jasper and Jinx

The First Bad Man (1955)

Stills from King Sized-Canary (1947)

Tex Avery’s Influence in The Mask (1995)

The Wolf from Red Hot Riding Hood (1943)

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