History WesternAnimation / HermanAndKatnip

12th Oct '17 9:53:59 PM MetaFour
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* BloodierAndGorier: Of ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'', not really [[BloodlessCarnage bloodier]] but even more violent and mean-spirited in tone.


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* DarkerAndEdgier: Than ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry''--not really [[BloodlessCarnage bloodier]] but even more violent and mean-spirited in tone.


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* InflatingBodyGag: In "Rail Rodents", Katnip gets his head stuck in a water tower's output pipe and inflates like a balloon. In "Mouse Trapeze", Herman tricks Katnip into drinking from a hose connected to a fire hydrant, swelling several times larger before he pops off and flies across the room.
26th Jul '17 8:51:46 PM nombretomado
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If imitation, as they say, is the sincerest form of flattery, then FamousStudios' ''Herman and Katnip'' certainly flattered Creator/{{MGM}}'s WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry. Given that any mouse and cat cartoon is going to have some similarities with any other cat and mouse cartoon, the resemblances of the characters is still quite striking.

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If imitation, as they say, is the sincerest form of flattery, then FamousStudios' Creator/FamousStudios' ''Herman and Katnip'' certainly flattered Creator/{{MGM}}'s WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry. Given that any mouse and cat cartoon is going to have some similarities with any other cat and mouse cartoon, the resemblances of the characters is still quite striking.
30th Apr '17 2:48:54 PM nombretomado
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Herman was voiced by Arnold Stang, who later supplied the voice for TopCat. There is quite a similarity between the mouse's voice and that of Leo Gorcey of the Bowery Boys. Syd Raymond supplied the voice for Katnip. Raymond was also the voice of WesternAnimation/BabyHuey.

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Herman was voiced by Arnold Stang, who later supplied the voice for TopCat.WesternAnimation/TopCat. There is quite a similarity between the mouse's voice and that of Leo Gorcey of the Bowery Boys. Syd Raymond supplied the voice for Katnip. Raymond was also the voice of WesternAnimation/BabyHuey.
1st Mar '17 2:55:36 PM Mario1995
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With that said, in October 2011, a complete DVD set of all their adventures was released[[note]]Albeit in their 90's broadcast form[[/note]]. Creator//{{Universal}} Studios, through Harvey Comics parent Creator/DreamWorksAnimation, now owns the rights to the characters and all shorts in the series, but so far there are no plans for any sort of revival.

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With that said, in October 2011, a complete DVD set of all their adventures was released[[note]]Albeit in their 90's broadcast form[[/note]]. Creator//{{Universal}} Creator/{{Universal}} Studios, through Harvey Comics parent Creator/DreamWorksAnimation, now owns the rights to the characters and all shorts in the series, but so far there are no plans for any sort of revival.
1st Mar '17 2:45:37 PM Mario1995
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* FamilyUnfriendlyViolence: These cartoons are mean and they ''hurt''.

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* FamilyUnfriendlyViolence: These cartoons are mean and they ''hurt''.''hurt'', enough to make ''Tom & Jerry'' look tame by comparison.
1st Mar '17 2:44:38 PM Mario1995
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With that said, in October 2011, a complete DVD set of all their adventures was released[[note]]Albeit in their 90's broadcast form[[/note]]. Creator//{{Universal}} Studios, through Creator/DreamWorksAnimation/ now owns the rights to the characters and all of the shorts in the series.

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With that said, in October 2011, a complete DVD set of all their adventures was released[[note]]Albeit in their 90's broadcast form[[/note]]. Creator//{{Universal}} Studios, through Creator/DreamWorksAnimation/ Harvey Comics parent Creator/DreamWorksAnimation, now owns the rights to the characters and all of the shorts in the series.series, but so far there are no plans for any sort of revival.
1st Mar '17 2:42:44 PM Mario1995
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With that said, in October 2011, a complete DVD set of all their adventures was released.

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With that said, in October 2011, a complete DVD set of all their adventures was released.released[[note]]Albeit in their 90's broadcast form[[/note]]. Creator//{{Universal}} Studios, through Creator/DreamWorksAnimation/ now owns the rights to the characters and all of the shorts in the series.
10th Jan '17 12:31:13 PM TomServo3000
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* CatchPhrase: Katnip's, "Hmmmm, that sounds logical."

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* CatchPhrase: Katnip's, Katnip's "Hmmmm, that sounds logical."
10th Jan '17 12:20:36 PM TomServo3000
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* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: Many of the cartoons end with Katnip being brutally killed, and the mice playing around with his dead body. (For example, using Katnip's corpse as a Christmas tree in ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CEJFLCSGH0&t=5m50s Mice Meeting You]]'').

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* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: Many of the cartoons end with Katnip being brutally killed, and the mice playing around with his dead body. (For example, using Katnip's corpse as a Christmas tree in ''[[http://www.[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CEJFLCSGH0&t=5m50s Mice "Mice Meeting You]]'').You"]]).
10th Jan '17 12:19:54 PM TomServo3000
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* EyePop: Played with at the end of ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg_v16kIcVc&t=0m38s Mouseum]].''

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* EyePop: Played with at the end of ''[[http://www."[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg_v16kIcVc&t=0m38s Mouseum]].''Mouseum]]".



** Check out the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uvp3xXbTrA&t=2m48s "wheel of knives"]] gag at about 2:48. Katnip throws knives at Herman, hitting a wheel instead. Herman hops on top of it and rolls it after Katnip, slicing off segments of his back until he falls flat. Ouch!

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** Check out the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uvp3xXbTrA&t=2m48s "wheel of knives"]] gag at about 2:48.from "Mouseum". Katnip throws knives at Herman, hitting a wheel instead. Herman hops on top of it and rolls it after Katnip, slicing off segments of his back until he falls flat. Ouch!
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