History Trivia / MightyMouse

26th Apr '16 3:16:58 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy: As mentioned above, the fact that Bakshi was attached to this series attracted several names that would later go on and do great things for American television animation over the next two decades.
* HeyItsThatVoice: Rodger Bumpass, who did narration on several episodes, would go on to voice [[WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters Louis Tully]], [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants Squidward]] and [[WesternAnimation/InvaderZim Professor Membrane]]. Dana Hill (Scrappy) was an accomplished child actress (and would later voice [[WesternAnimation/GoofTroop Max Goof]]); Creator/CharlieAdler (Bat-Bat) would see success as scores of other characters (such as Buster Bunny on ''{{Tiny Toon Adventures}}'' and T-Bone/Chance Furlong in ''SwatKats''), and Michael Pataki (The Cow) would lend his voice to [[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow George Liquor (American)]].
8th Apr '16 2:46:31 PM twilicorn
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** Also of note: Season 2's "Bat With A Golden Tongue" was presumed to be a make-good for the "crushed flower" scene in that it entailed Mighty Mouse's efforts to break Bat-Bat of his joke-telling addiction. Bat-Bat's final line to the viewers was "Just say no to canned laughter." For some reason, UsefulNotes/McDonalds took umbrage and threatened to pull its advertising if the line was not removed. The day before the episode aired, the Bakshi studio replaced the line with a stock scream.
** On Facebook, producer Tom Minton revealed that [=McDonald's=] objected to the line because it was an all-too-humorous parallel to then-First Lady Nancy Reagan's more serious "Just Say No To Drugs" message.

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** Also of note: Season 2's "Bat With A Golden Tongue" was presumed to be a make-good for the "crushed flower" scene in that it entailed Mighty Mouse's efforts to break Bat-Bat of his joke-telling addiction. Bat-Bat's final line to the viewers was "Just say no to canned laughter." For some reason, UsefulNotes/McDonalds took umbrage and threatened to pull its advertising if the line was not removed.removed[[note]]the reason why was unknown for many years, but eventually [[WordOfGod producer Tom Minton revealed on his Facebook]] that [=McDonald's=] objected to the line because it was an all-too-humorous parallel to then-First Lady Nancy Reagan's more serious "Just Say No To Drugs" message[[/note]]. The day before the episode aired, the Bakshi studio replaced the line with a stock scream. \n** On Facebook, producer Tom Minton revealed that [=McDonald's=] objected to the line because it was an all-too-humorous parallel to then-First Lady Nancy Reagan's more serious "Just Say No To Drugs" message.
4th Apr '16 4:00:02 PM themisterfree
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* HeyItsThatVoice: Rodger Bumpass, who did narration on several episodes, would go on to voice Squidward on ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants''. Dana Hill (Scrappy) was an accomplished child actress; Charlie Adler (Bat-Bat) would see success as scores of other characters (such as Buster Bunny on {{Tiny Toon Adventures}}), and Michael Pataki (The Cow) would lend his voice to George Liquor (American).
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The sudden appearance of a cartoon Merv Griffin was cut out at the last moment from "Night Of The Bat-Bat." It would be used in the unedited edition of the scene in the series finale, "Mighty's Tone Poem."

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* HeyItsThatVoice: Rodger Bumpass, who did narration on several episodes, would go on to voice Squidward on ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants''. [[WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters Louis Tully]], [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants Squidward]] and [[WesternAnimation/InvaderZim Professor Membrane]]. Dana Hill (Scrappy) was an accomplished child actress; Charlie Adler actress (and would later voice [[WesternAnimation/GoofTroop Max Goof]]); Creator/CharlieAdler (Bat-Bat) would see success as scores of other characters (such as Buster Bunny on {{Tiny ''{{Tiny Toon Adventures}}), Adventures}}'' and T-Bone/Chance Furlong in ''SwatKats''), and Michael Pataki (The Cow) would lend his voice to [[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow George Liquor (American).
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The sudden appearance of a cartoon Merv Griffin Creator/MervGriffin was cut out at the last moment from "Night Of The Bat-Bat." It would be used in the unedited edition of the scene in the series finale, "Mighty's Tone Poem."
4th Apr '16 3:56:54 PM themisterfree
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* ExecutiveMeddling: Subverted, then played straight. Until the "crushed flower controversy", the network didn't care what Bakshi and co. produced each week.

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* ExecutiveMeddling: Subverted, then played straight. Until Up until the "crushed flower controversy", the network Creator/{{CBS}} didn't care what Bakshi and co. produced each week.
10th Jan '16 10:08:11 AM nombretomado
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* HeyItsThatVoice: Rodger Bumpass, who did narration on several episodes, would go on to voice Squidward on {{SpongeBob SquarePants}}. Dana Hill (Scrappy) was an accomplished child actress; Charlie Adler (Bat-Bat) would see success as scores of other characters (such as Buster Bunny on {{Tiny Toon Adventures}}), and Michael Pataki (The Cow) would lend his voice to George Liquor (American).

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* HeyItsThatVoice: Rodger Bumpass, who did narration on several episodes, would go on to voice Squidward on {{SpongeBob SquarePants}}.''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants''. Dana Hill (Scrappy) was an accomplished child actress; Charlie Adler (Bat-Bat) would see success as scores of other characters (such as Buster Bunny on {{Tiny Toon Adventures}}), and Michael Pataki (The Cow) would lend his voice to George Liquor (American).
22nd Aug '15 9:48:19 AM WeirdKev27
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* HeyItsThatVoice: Rodger Bumpass, who did narration on several episodes, would go on to voice Squidward on {{SpongeBob SquarePants}}. Dana Hill (Scrappy) was an accomplished child actress; Charlie Adler (Bat-Bat) would see success as scores of other characters (such as Buster Bunny on {{Tiny Toon Adventures}}), and Michael Pataki (The Cow) would lend his voice to George Liquor.

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* HeyItsThatVoice: Rodger Bumpass, who did narration on several episodes, would go on to voice Squidward on {{SpongeBob SquarePants}}. Dana Hill (Scrappy) was an accomplished child actress; Charlie Adler (Bat-Bat) would see success as scores of other characters (such as Buster Bunny on {{Tiny Toon Adventures}}), and Michael Pataki (The Cow) would lend his voice to George Liquor.Liquor (American).
20th Jul '15 10:34:02 AM nombretomado
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** Also of note: Season 2's "Bat With A Golden Tongue" was presumed to be a make-good for the "crushed flower" scene in that it entailed Mighty Mouse's efforts to break Bat-Bat of his joke-telling addiction. Bat-Bat's final line to the viewers was "Just say no to canned laughter." For some reason, McDonalds took umbrage and threatened to pull its advertising if the line was not removed. The day before the episode aired, the Bakshi studio replaced the line with a stock scream.

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** Also of note: Season 2's "Bat With A Golden Tongue" was presumed to be a make-good for the "crushed flower" scene in that it entailed Mighty Mouse's efforts to break Bat-Bat of his joke-telling addiction. Bat-Bat's final line to the viewers was "Just say no to canned laughter." For some reason, McDonalds UsefulNotes/McDonalds took umbrage and threatened to pull its advertising if the line was not removed. The day before the episode aired, the Bakshi studio replaced the line with a stock scream.
19th Sep '14 10:28:20 AM tropower
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* HeyItsThatVoice: Rodger Bumpass, who did narration on several episodes, would go on to voice Squidward on {{SpongeBob SquarePants}}. Dana Hill (Scrappy) was an accomplished child actress; Charlie Adler (Bat-Bat) would see success as scores of other characters (such as Buster Bunny on {{Tiny Toon Adventures}}), and George Pataki (The Cow) would lend his voice to George Liquor.

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* HeyItsThatVoice: Rodger Bumpass, who did narration on several episodes, would go on to voice Squidward on {{SpongeBob SquarePants}}. Dana Hill (Scrappy) was an accomplished child actress; Charlie Adler (Bat-Bat) would see success as scores of other characters (such as Buster Bunny on {{Tiny Toon Adventures}}), and George Michael Pataki (The Cow) would lend his voice to George Liquor.
14th Jul '14 2:12:57 PM Truro
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* HeyItsThatVoice: Rodger Bumpass, who did narration on several episodes, would go on to voice Squidward on {{SpongeBob SquarePants}}. Dana Hill (Scrappy) was an accomplished child actress; Charlie Adler (Bat-Bat) would see success as scores of other characters (most notably Buster Bunny on {{Tiny Toon Adventures}}), and George Pataki (The Cow) would lend his voice to George Liquor.

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* HeyItsThatVoice: Rodger Bumpass, who did narration on several episodes, would go on to voice Squidward on {{SpongeBob SquarePants}}. Dana Hill (Scrappy) was an accomplished child actress; Charlie Adler (Bat-Bat) would see success as scores of other characters (most notably (such as Buster Bunny on {{Tiny Toon Adventures}}), and George Pataki (The Cow) would lend his voice to George Liquor.
14th Jul '14 2:11:42 PM Truro
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** Actually, they did try to meddle, but Ralph Bakshi ignored them. However, after the above incident Bakshi could no longer ignore them.



*** On Facebook, producer Tom Minton revealed that [=McDonald's=] objected to the line because it was an all-too-humorous parallel to then-First Lady Nancy Reagan's more serious "Just Say No To Drugs" message.

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*** ** On Facebook, producer Tom Minton revealed that [=McDonald's=] objected to the line because it was an all-too-humorous parallel to then-First Lady Nancy Reagan's more serious "Just Say No To Drugs" message.
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