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Post by DistantMemory » Sat Feb 19, 2005 10:59 am

I just got the news from my dad yesterday. The WB is making a spin-off the Looney Tunes characters for a show called Loonatics. You can read it here. (By the way, they're not the actual characters, as some people want you to believe. They are their DESCENDANTS.)

I have mixed feelings abou this. The style is cool, but this is just unlike them. O.o;
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Post by Butterscotch » Sat Feb 19, 2005 11:45 am

The artwork looks cool, but I think it be better with completly original characters, not recycled Looney Toons.

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Post by KoiNoVash » Sat Feb 19, 2005 1:09 pm

That's very.... strange? I wonder how this will do.
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Post by RoastedTwinkies » Sat Feb 19, 2005 5:38 pm

I was going to post about this, but you beat me to it! I saw this on the news, and to be honest, I wasn't impressed. They said that anime inspired them to redesign the characters, but... I just don't like the new concept. They should have stuck with the original idea, but that's just my opinion. They said that their sales weren't doing too well, so they wanted to start with something new and fresh.

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Post by Jed-kun » Sat Feb 19, 2005 7:13 pm

Personally, I'm not a big fan of the "re-vamp" type stuff in general. It's the same reason I don't like Baby LoonyToons or Tom & Jerry Kids. If you want to make something new than have the balls to take a chance and acctually MAKE SOMETHING NEW rather than injecting old characters with staroids and calling them "decendants." However, I have been known to like simular stuff (I loved Tiny Toon Adventures) and so I will wait for the actual show to make my final (personal) judgment. Who knows, maybe it will be good after all (already not a fan of the art though).
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Post by Parallax » Fri Mar 11, 2005 9:52 am

I've been reading up on this and I have come to this conclusion: "Loonatics" looks cool, but the concept might suck. I'm more of a "Give it a chance before you condemn it to the gallows" type of viewer. :wink: In other words, let's keep an open mind about this.
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Post by DistantMemory » Fri Mar 11, 2005 3:40 pm

Parallax wrote:I've been reading up on this and I have come to this conclusion: "Loonatics" looks cool, but the concept might suck. I'm more of a "Give it a chance before you condemn it to the gallows" type of viewer. :wink: In other words, let's keep an open mind about this.
That's kinda what I was thinking. As long as it's clever and funny in some way and has a good plot, that's all that matters... right? Right! ^^;
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Post by NameGoesHere » Sun Mar 13, 2005 12:37 am

This seems like one of those things that will either fly high, or fall to a fiery doom in a hurry. I'm leaning toward the latter. Regardless of the whole "descendants" thing, all I see is a poor attempt to modernize classic characters. If they want something new, they should make something new.

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Post by Jusenkyo no Pikachu » Fri May 06, 2005 7:25 am

I've just looked at the Wikipedia article for the show. From the looks of things, it's going to be worse than the OP might suggest--Buzz Bunny's name has been changed (due to legal and moral issues) to ACE Bunny.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loonatics
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Post by DuoTheShinigami02 » Fri May 06, 2005 5:05 pm

The first thing that comes to my mind about Loonatics was this old saying:

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it!"
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Post by Pipestrell » Mon May 09, 2005 7:36 am

Jusenkyo no Pikachu wrote:I've just looked at the Wikipedia article for the show. From the looks of things, it's going to be worse than the OP might suggest--Buzz Bunny's name has been changed (due to legal and moral issues) to ACE Bunny.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loonatics
I'm more concerned by the name 'Spaz' for the Taz character. Have they any idea how offensive that is?
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Post by Jusenkyo no Pikachu » Tue May 10, 2005 8:32 am

Pipestrell wrote:
Jusenkyo no Pikachu wrote:I've just looked at the Wikipedia article for the show. From the looks of things, it's going to be worse than the OP might suggest--Buzz Bunny's name has been changed (due to legal and moral issues) to ACE Bunny.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loonatics
I'm more concerned by the name 'Spaz' for the Taz character. Have they any idea how offensive that is?
You know, I've always wanted to threaten someone with a lawsuit. :mrgreen:
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Post by Tempest » Tue May 10, 2005 12:57 pm

My sister told me that they canned this series. That there was too much protest to go through with it. I'm not too entirely sure how accurate this information is. It was just mentioned in brief conversation while I was eating.
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Post by RoastedTwinkies » Tue May 10, 2005 1:39 pm

Tempest wrote:My sister told me that they canned this series. That there was too much protest to go through with it. I'm not too entirely sure how accurate this information is. It was just mentioned in brief conversation while I was eating.
That's definately the best thing I've heard about the series so far. I still don't want to see this show make the airwaves.

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Post by DistantMemory » Tue May 10, 2005 3:17 pm

Tempest wrote:My sister told me that they canned this series. That there was too much protest to go through with it. I'm not too entirely sure how accurate this information is. It was just mentioned in brief conversation while I was eating.
<off-topic>Your avatar looks a lot like Kenny from South Park. Where did you get that from? :)</off-topic>
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Post by crazydiamond » Tue May 10, 2005 4:32 pm

*off Topic* That's because it IS Kenny. Read the "Your Avatar" post in the Members forum, and you'll see.

I'm also kinda glad they decided not to run with the idea. Though the looney tunes characters are getting a bit long in the tooth, I certainly don't want an "extreme!!" version to take their place. It happened with that new Batman series "The Batman"... granted, The Joker's freakin' terrifying, the rest is just...blah. I do like the name Ace Bunny over Buzz, tho. And the name Lexi's cool too.
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Post by DistantMemory » Tue May 10, 2005 6:35 pm

crazydiamond wrote:*off Topic* That's because it IS Kenny. Read the "Your Avatar" post in the Members forum, and you'll see.
I'm even sorry I asked that then. I didn't know...
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Post by crazydiamond » Tue May 10, 2005 10:09 pm

I'm sorry if I sounded snarky/mean. I didn't mean to. But we should probably let it go, or someone *will* get snarky with both of us ;)
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Post by AnimeGuru0 » Tue May 10, 2005 10:17 pm

crazydiamond wrote:I'm sorry if I sounded snarky/mean. I didn't mean to. But we should probably let it go, or someone *will* get snarky with both of us ;)
*cough* that comment was a little unnecessary *cough*

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Post by MarioKnight » Tue May 10, 2005 11:59 pm

Back on topic, I'd like to say that Loonatics hasn't been canned. I didn't believe it when I read it here so I made sure to dig up evidence otherwise. Here is the most recent article I could dig up, which states that they're reworking the characters. While I will still remain neutral on the show itself until it airs, this article definetly raises an eyebrow. First off, an Internet petition.... started by an 11-year old? That raises a bunch of questions to me at least. It has really boggled my mind, I've tried to think of something to type about that and it's too much a strain on my brain. So moving onto the next thing that doesn't sit right, putting how online petitions usually are worthless aside for the moment, the signature count according to CNN was at 800,000. Not even a million. I find it odd how a really big company such as Warner Bros. would consider changing their current plans with only a small fraction of viewers voicing their disdain. A few million and we'll talk, not even one million should barely merit a mention among the higher-ups. I dunno, the whole article just seems messed up to me, but the fact remains, it's not cancelled.
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