History ThreeShorts / WesternAnimation

28th Apr '16 11:05:03 PM Homemaderat
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** ''WesternAnimation/SpaceGhost'' as the A running ABA with WesternAnimation/DinoBoy.

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** ''WesternAnimation/SpaceGhost'' as the A running ABA with WesternAnimation/DinoBoy.WesternAnimation/DinoBoy as the B.
28th Apr '16 11:03:21 PM Homemaderat
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheAlvinShow'' followed [=ABA=], with the B being a short featuring Clyde Crashcup, a BunglingInventor who invented things already in existence.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheBeatles'' animated series was ABA, with A being the actual cartoons and B as a sing-a-long with two Beatles songs and introductions for each.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}'' used this format for its first season, but it wasn't really ABA, or ABC, more like ABZ, DFA, or WTF, but switched to full 22-minutes episodes for its second season.
** Which was the setup for a BrickJoke for the AnimatedActors of the other superheroes to show up and complain about not getting any airtime.



** WesternAnimation/TheHerculoids used the two shorts with both going to the Herculoids.



** WesternAnimation/MagillaGorilla featured Magilla as and A. WesternAnimation/RicochetRabbitAndDroopALongCoyote as the B. WesternAnimation/PunkinPussAndMushmouse as the C.



* ''WesternAnimation/HeathcliffAndTheCatillacCats''. The B was ''The Catillac Cats''.



* ''WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes'' follows the two-short format.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Spliced}}'' also follows the two-short format.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}'' used this format for its first season, but it wasn't really ABA, or ABC, more like ABZ, DFA, or WTF, but switched to full 22-minutes episodes for its second season.
** Which was the setup for a BrickJoke for the AnimatedActors of the other superheroes to show up and complain about not getting any airtime.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheAlvinShow'' followed [=ABA=], with the B being a short featuring Clyde Crashcup, a BunglingInventor who invented things already in existence.
* ''WesternAnimation/HeathcliffAndTheCatillacCats''. The B was ''The Catillac Cats''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBeatles'' animated series was ABA, with A being the actual cartoons and B as a sing-a-long with two Beatles songs and introductions for each.
* ''WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes'' follows the two-short format.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Spliced}}'' also follows the two-short format.
27th Mar '16 3:34:53 PM nombretomado
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* {{Doug}}'s Nickelodeon seasons were Two Shorts format, with the exception of the full-length series premiere and the Halloween and Christmas specials.

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* {{Doug}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'''s Nickelodeon seasons were Two Shorts format, with the exception of the full-length series premiere and the Halloween and Christmas specials.
19th Mar '16 1:22:02 AM Hossmeister
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9th Feb '16 6:11:55 PM Homemaderat
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* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDragonJakeLong very rarely'' used the Two Shorts format.



** ''WesternAnimation/HiHiPuffyAmiYumi'' ran as three shorts.



* The "Anthology of Interest" episodes of ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', as well as "The Futurama Holiday Spectacular", "Reincarnation" and "Saturday Morning Fun Pit".
* ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'', ABA with ''WesternAnimation/USAcres'', also known as ''Orson's Farm'' overseas and on the DVD cut. Originally aired in an hour-long form on Saturday morning, making it a Six Shorts format, but it was really two ThreeShorts episodes grafted together.
** In between the shorts most of the time would be "Quickies". There were three kinds: as mentioned above, there was a "Garfield Quickie" based on the Garfield strips, a "US Acres Quickie" based on the ''U.S. Acres'' strip, and a special kind named "Screaming with Binky", to inform viewers that the show wasn't over in the usual half hour, and starred [[MonsterClown Binky the Clown]].
** The first season was only aired for a half-hour. Starting with Season 2 onward, the show was aired for an hour.



** [[WesternAnimation/QuickDrawMcGraw The Quick Draw McGraw Show]] was ABC. Quick Draw was the A, WesternAnimation/SnooperAndBlabber as the B and WesternAnimation/AugieDoggieAndDoggieDaddy as the C.



* ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'', ABA with ''WesternAnimation/USAcres'', also known as ''Orson's Farm'' overseas and on the DVD cut. Originally aired in an hour-long form on Saturday morning, making it a Six Shorts format, but it was really two ThreeShorts episodes grafted together.
** In between the shorts most of the time would be "Quickies". There were three kinds: as mentioned above, there was a "Garfield Quickie" based on the Garfield strips, a "US Acres Quickie" based on the ''U.S. Acres'' strip, and a special kind named "Screaming with Binky", to inform viewers that the show wasn't over in the usual half hour, and starred [[MonsterClown Binky the Clown]].
** The first season was only aired for a half-hour. Starting with Season 2 onward, the show was aired for an hour.



* ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' also ''very rarely'' used the Two Shorts format.
* ''WesternAnimation/LiloAndStitchTheSeries'' ''very rarely'' used the Two Shorts format as well.
* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' uses a Two Shorts format for most episodes. However, there have been several full 22-minute episodes, an extended-length Christmas episode, and two occasions were the second short takes place within the same time as the first short, often to show different points of view. There have been points where the show ran in QuarterHourShort format, mostly new shorts.



* ''WesternAnimation/HiHiPuffyAmiYumi'' ran as three shorts.
* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' uses a Two Shorts format for most episodes. However, there have been several full 22-minute episodes, an extended-length Christmas episode, and two occasions were the second short takes place within the same time as the first short, often to show different points of view. There have been points where the show ran in QuarterHourShort format, mostly new shorts.
* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDragonJakeLong very rarely'' used the Two Shorts format.
* ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' also ''very rarely'' used the Two Shorts format.
* ''WesternAnimation/LiloAndStitchTheSeries'' ''very rarely'' used the Two Shorts format as well.
* The "Anthology of Interest" episodes of ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', as well as "The Futurama Holiday Spectacular", "Reincarnation" and "Saturday Morning Fun Pit".
25th Jan '16 9:20:45 PM Homemaderat
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* The second season of ''WesternAnimation/CaptainNTheGameMaster'' ran an ABA format, despite Captain N not technically being a short, with a 22-minute Captain N episode being framed by 11-minute ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros3'' episodes over the course of an hour. The last season was instead Two Shorts, with a ''Super Mario World'' cartoon and an 11-minute Captain N cartoon (usually one of the 22-minute episodes from the earlier seasons butchered into 11 minutes).



** Done only occasionally in the early seasons of ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends.''



* ''WesternAnimation/DragonTales'' uses the [=ABA=] format, with the "B" slot taken by a Dragon Tales Tune.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' uses the Two Shorts format, with the exception of specials.



** The original ''WesternAnimation/{{Birdman}}'' ran ABA with ''The Galaxy Trio'' as the B.

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** The original ''WesternAnimation/{{Birdman}}'' ran ABA with ''The Galaxy Trio'' ''WesternAnimation/TheGalaxyTrio'' as the B.



* ''WesternAnimation/ThePinkPanther''. [=ABA=], with the B being either a short with ''WesternAnimation/TheInspector'', or a less well-known Creator/DePatieFrelengEnterprises cartoon like ''WesternAnimation/TheAntAndTheAardvark'' or ''{{Misterjaw}}''.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' uses the Two Shorts format, with the exception of specials.
* ''WesternAnimation/DragonTales'' uses the [=ABA=] format, with the "B" slot taken by a Dragon Tales Tune.
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePinkPanther''. [=ABA=], with the B being either a short with ''WesternAnimation/TheInspector'', or a less well-known Creator/DePatieFrelengEnterprises cartoon like ''WesternAnimation/TheAntAndTheAardvark'' or ''{{Misterjaw}}''.



* Done only occasionally in the early seasons of ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends.''
* The second season of ''WesternAnimation/CaptainNTheGameMaster'' ran an ABA format, despite Captain N not technically being a short, with a 22-minute Captain N episode being framed by 11-minute ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros3'' episodes over the course of an hour. The last season was instead Two Shorts, with a ''Super Mario World'' cartoon and an 11-minute Captain N cartoon (usually one of the 22-minute episodes from the earlier seasons butchered into 11 minutes).
21st Jan '16 2:31:10 PM Homemaderat
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'' uses the Two Shorts format, with short live-action fillers in between: "And now a word from us kids!"
** In some of the newer episodes, "A Word from Us Kids" was replaced by "Postcards from You!".



* ''Literature/EdgarAndEllen'' uses the Two Shorts format, with the addition of a closing super-short segment.



** WesternAnimation/TheHuckleberryHoundShow originally was ABC with Huck as C with WesternAnimation/YogiBear as A and WesternAnimation/PixieDixieAndMrJinks as B. When Yogi left. Huck became A, Pixie and Dixie stayed B and WesternAnimation/HokeyWolf became C.



* ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'' followed the ABCA format. The "Rocky" segments took up the beginning and the end, the B would be either "Fractured Fairy Tales" or "Aesop and Son", and C would be "Mr. Peabody" or "WesternAnimation/DudleyDoRight".
** Another Jay Ward program, ''WesternAnimation/GeorgeOfTheJungle'', followed the ABC format, with the other two segments being "Tom Slick" and "Super Chicken."
* ''WesternAnimation/RubyGloom'' uses an unusual format, where one full-length episode is framed by two super-short segments.



* ''WesternAnimation/RubyGloom'' uses an unusual format, where one full-length episode is framed by two super-short segments.
* ''Literature/EdgarAndEllen'' uses the Two Shorts format, with the addition of a closing super-short segment.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'' uses the Two Shorts format, with short live-action fillers in between: "And now a word from us kids!"
** In some of the newer episodes, "A Word from Us Kids" was replaced by "Postcards from You!".



* ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'' followed the ABCA format. The "Rocky" segments took up the beginning and the end, the B would be either "Fractured Fairy Tales" or "Aesop and Son", and C would be "Mr. Peabody" or "WesternAnimation/DudleyDoRight".
** Another Jay Ward program, ''WesternAnimation/GeorgeOfTheJungle'', followed the ABC format, with the other two segments being "Tom Slick" and "Super Chicken."
14th Jan '16 12:00:46 PM Homemaderat
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* ''WesternAnimation/CoolMcCool'' followed the ABA format with B being Harry [=Mc=]Cool.



** The original ''WesternAnimation/{{Birdman}}'' ran ABA with ''The Galaxy Trio''.

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** The original ''WesternAnimation/{{Birdman}}'' ran ABA with ''The Galaxy Trio''.Trio'' as the B.



** ''WesternAnimation/SpaceGhost'' running ABA with ''Dino Boy''.

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** ''WesternAnimation/SpaceGhost'' as the A running ABA with ''Dino Boy''.WesternAnimation/DinoBoy.



* ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' generally did two 11-minute shorts, though some episodes did take up the whole 22 minutes (e.g. "Parent's Day" and "Helga on the Couch"), and "The Journal" took up two separate 22-minute blocks.



* ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' generally did two 11-minute shorts, though some episodes did take up the whole 22 minutes (e.g. "Parent's Day" and "Helga on the Couch"), and "The Journal" took up two separate 22-minute blocks.
* ''WesternAnimation/CoolMcCool'' followed the ABA format with B being Harry [=Mc=]Cool.
14th Jan '16 11:58:01 AM Homemaderat
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'', ABA with a rotating cast of B's, most notably ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain''.
** About a third of the episodes of the spinoff version of ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain'' used the Two Shorts format, occasionally with a quickie musical filler.



** ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'', ABA with either ''Dial M for Monkey'' or ''The Justice Friends''.



** The original ''WesternAnimation/{{Birdman}}'' ran ABA with ''The Galaxy Trio''.



** ''WesternAnimation/SpaceGhost'' running ABA with ''Dino Boy''.



* ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'', ABA with either ''Dial M for Monkey'' or ''The Justice Friends''.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'', ABA with a rotating cast of B's, most notably ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain''.
** About a third of the episodes of the spinoff version of ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain'' used the Two Shorts format, occasionally with a quickie musical filler.



* The original ''WesternAnimation/{{Birdman}}'' ran ABA with ''The Galaxy Trio'', coming in on the heels of ''WesternAnimation/SpaceGhost'' running ABA with ''Dino Boy''.
14th Jan '16 11:55:23 AM Homemaderat
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** Creator/HannaBarbera Examples (''WesternAnimation/TheHuckleberryHoundShow'', their first half-hour series, was the TropeMaker for the format.)

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** * Creator/HannaBarbera Examples (''WesternAnimation/TheHuckleberryHoundShow'', their first half-hour series, was the TropeMaker for the format.)



* & ''WesternAnimation/DastardlyAndMuttleyInTheirFlyingMachines'', ABCA with "Wing Dings" and ''Magnificent Muttley''. Later in the run the show went AABC.

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* & ** ''WesternAnimation/DastardlyAndMuttleyInTheirFlyingMachines'', ABCA with "Wing Dings" and ''Magnificent Muttley''. Later in the run the show went AABC.
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