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UP FROM the depths. Thirty stories high. Breathing fire. His head in the sky. Godzilla. Godzilla. Godzilla. And…Godzuki, something-for-the-young-uns can’t-fly-properly-or-do-the-fire-thing annoyoing baby sidekick. The ‘Zilla hisself was, in this cartoon incarnation, called up at the touch of a button by a bearded professor and his wife, token black assistant and their cute, forever-in-jeopardy son, who lived on a yacht and had an unerring capacity for encountering sea-monster related shite. Not Will and Joe’s finest hour.



  1. Lee James Turnock

    May 25, 2010 at 3:45 pm

    What was it about Hanna Barbera and crap baby / toddler sidekicks? Godzuki was bad enough but don’t even get me fucking started on that Scrappy-Doo twat.

  2. David Smith

    May 25, 2010 at 6:12 pm

    Don’t like to be pedantic but I think it was Godzooky, bizarrely – they didn’t even bother giving him a plausibly Japanese-looking name. Though it beats me where I remember seeing it written down – the Radio Times presumably; would have been before we got a telly with subtitles, I fancy…

  3. Glenn A

    November 23, 2010 at 6:53 pm

    Better left to the Japanese, who excel at these thing.

  4. Des E

    October 22, 2012 at 9:43 pm

    So, who messed Godzilla up worse: Hanna-Barbera, or Devlin and Emmerich?

    Will and Joe couldn’t use his trademark roar – whereas that was about all Dean and Roland used…

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