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Batfink

TATTY-LOOKING CARTOON Batman spoofola which looked like it’d been drawn by a child, documenting evil-thwarting capers of bat thing and sidekick Karate against recurring comedy villain (with requisite mad-German-sounding voice) Hugo A-Go-Go. Deployed stock “freeze frame” cliffhanger trick to allow booming narrator to question viewers “Is this finally the end for our fearless foolproof crimefighters?” every bloody week. Ditto reminder of eponymous creature’s wings being “like a shield of steel”. Characters moved in jerky motion like they couldn’t afford to film it properly. Neat titles though, with BATFINK being spelt out in – gasp – bullets.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Applemask

    August 31, 2009 at 9:54 pm

    Made up of approximately eight distinct pieces of animation.

  2. Lee James Turnock

    May 18, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    Eight? I didn’t think it was as many as that.

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