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Cartoon Hell #14 – “The Lost Dream”

February 11, 2009

Cartoon Hell is TheKarpuk’s attempt to review every single installment in an awful $5 collection called “150 Classic Cartoons” purchased at his local Wal-Mart. Your prayers are welcome.

Mine was to be a dinosaur hunter!

Mine was to be a dinosaur hunter!

“The Lost Dream” begins with a theme song about a little orphaned cyst. I don’t trust this interpretation, because as we’ve established, the music fidelity on this DVD set is akin to playing your stereo speaker in bathwater. The song is supposed to be about Little Audrey, who is an orphan. Not to be confused with that other orphan, whose name people remember.

Mammy SMASH!

Mammy SMASH!

Not one minute into the run time, I yell, “Gadzooks, a mammy! Complete with terrible racist accent.” I assume it’s a nanny, or a maid, or someone with the authority to tell Audrey to go to sleep. Audrey responding with “yessum” is kinda weird, and I can’t quite determine if it’s mocking or not. The mammy, named Petunia,  says something about reading by moonlight giving you strange dreams, which I’d never before heard of.

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