At 95 yo Mr. Barbera (of Hanna-Barbera fame) passed away yesterday. His cartoon provided many hours of entertainment - he will be missed:hail
Tom & Jerry remain one of my favorites. They were not trying to sell us anything, they simply engaged in good clean politically incorrect violent fun. They don't make them like this anymore. It is funny though, my kids watch the new and the old stuff and they like Tom & Jerry tooMel Blanc - The voice of Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig and Daffy Duck, actor Mel Blanc performed all of the classic Warner Bros. characters from 1937 until his death in 1989. Blanc's amazing voice characterizations also included Foghorn Leghorn, Pepe Le Pew, Marvin The Martian, Tweety, Sylvester, Yosemite Sam, and the Tasmanian Devil.