History WesternAnimation / TheBrothersGrunt

21st Jan '17 11:50:43 PM Mikeyfan93
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Did you know that animator Danny Antonucci (the same creator of ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' and the character Lupo the Butcher) made a show for Creator/{{MTV}}? If not, here's the background of it.

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Did you know that animator Danny Antonucci (the same creator of ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' and the character Lupo the Butcher) ''WesternAnimation/LupoTheButcher'') made a show for Creator/{{MTV}}? If not, here's the background of it.
29th Dec '16 10:06:16 AM nombretomado
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During TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation, animation was enjoying new life as being entertainment for kids (with shows like ''Animaniacs'' and ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'') and teens/adults (''The Simpsons'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'', as well as CartoonNetwork airing classic theatrical cartoon shorts and 30-minute animated shows from the Golden Age of television). However, MTV's ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' was coming under fire for being a bad influence on children after a mom who lived in a trailer accused the show of driving her son to burn down their home and another kid got in trouble for crushing an infant with a bowling ball he dropped off a bridge. MTV decided to temporarily cancel ''Beavis and Butthead'' to make necessary changes to the content. While that was happening, MTV went scrambling for a replacement show. This was that show, much to the horror and embarrassment of MTV and its fans.

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During TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation, animation was enjoying new life as being entertainment for kids (with shows like ''Animaniacs'' and ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'') and teens/adults (''The Simpsons'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'', as well as CartoonNetwork Creator/CartoonNetwork airing classic theatrical cartoon shorts and 30-minute animated shows from the Golden Age of television). However, MTV's ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' was coming under fire for being a bad influence on children after a mom who lived in a trailer accused the show of driving her son to burn down their home and another kid got in trouble for crushing an infant with a bowling ball he dropped off a bridge. MTV decided to temporarily cancel ''Beavis and Butthead'' to make necessary changes to the content. While that was happening, MTV went scrambling for a replacement show. This was that show, much to the horror and embarrassment of MTV and its fans.
29th Oct '16 12:24:13 AM Mikeyfan93
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'''''The Brothers Grunt''''' (1994-1995) was about the leader of the grunts, Perry, who had escaped. His five brothers (Frank, Dean, Bing, Sammy and Tony) have to find him or else the brotherhood of the grunts will fall. It's a CultClassic to fans of Danny Antonucci. After this show ended, Danny would later be famous for Creator/CartoonNetwork's ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy''. As of 2012, the show has not appeared on VHS or DVD. However, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuswZYAsIAI there is a fan movement]] to help support the idea of releasing the show onto DVD.

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'''''The Brothers Grunt''''' (1994-1995) was about the leader of the grunts, Perry, who had escaped. His five brothers (Frank, Dean, Bing, Sammy and Tony) have to find him or else the brotherhood of the grunts will fall. It's a CultClassic to fans of Danny Antonucci. After this show ended, Danny would later be famous for Creator/CartoonNetwork's ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy''. As of 2012, 2016, the show has not appeared on VHS or DVD. However, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuswZYAsIAI there is a fan movement]] to help support the idea of releasing the show onto DVD.
4th Jun '16 5:12:40 PM LTM402
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During TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation, animation was enjoying new life as being entertainment for kids (with shows like ''Animaniacs'' and ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'') and teens/adults (''The Simpsons'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'', as well as CartoonNetwork airing classic theatrical cartoon shorts and 30-minute animated shows from the Golden Age of television). However, MTV's ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' was coming under fire for being a bad influence on children after a mom who lived in a trailer accused the show of driving her son to burn down their home (even though the mom didn't have cable TV) and another kid got in trouble for crushing an infant with a bowling ball he dropped off a bridge. MTV decided to temporarily cancel ''Beavis and Butthead'' to make necessary changes to the content. While that was happening, MTV went scrambling for a replacement show. This was that show, much to the horror and embarrassment of MTV and its fans.

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During TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation, animation was enjoying new life as being entertainment for kids (with shows like ''Animaniacs'' and ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'') and teens/adults (''The Simpsons'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'', as well as CartoonNetwork airing classic theatrical cartoon shorts and 30-minute animated shows from the Golden Age of television). However, MTV's ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' was coming under fire for being a bad influence on children after a mom who lived in a trailer accused the show of driving her son to burn down their home (even though the mom didn't have cable TV) and another kid got in trouble for crushing an infant with a bowling ball he dropped off a bridge. MTV decided to temporarily cancel ''Beavis and Butthead'' to make necessary changes to the content. While that was happening, MTV went scrambling for a replacement show. This was that show, much to the horror and embarrassment of MTV and its fans.
21st Nov '15 3:37:27 PM Jake18
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* AttractionToOutliers: Sammy is attracted to lamps. After his rivalry with a shipwrecked man over a lamp ends badly, he's shown in the bathtub with two other lamps.
-->'''Lamp 1''': All right, pally, come on, pay up. Let's go.
-->'''Lamp 2''': Yeah, we got another man waiting for us uptown.


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* CargoShip: Sammy is attracted to lamps. After his rivalry with a shipwrecked man over a lamp ends badly, he's shown in the bathtub with two other lamps.
-->'''Lamp 1''': All right, pally, come on, pay up. Let's go.
-->'''Lamp 2''': Yeah, we got another man waiting for us uptown.
8th Nov '15 5:47:44 PM nombretomado
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During TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation, animation was enjoying new life as being entertainment for kids (with shows like ''Animaniacs'' and ''TinyToonAdventures'') and teens/adults (''The Simpsons'' and ''RenAndStimpy'', as well as CartoonNetwork airing classic theatrical cartoon shorts and 30-minute animated shows from the Golden Age of television). However, MTV's ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' was coming under fire for being a bad influence on children after a mom who lived in a trailer accused the show of driving her son to burn down their home (even though the mom didn't have cable TV) and another kid got in trouble for crushing an infant with a bowling ball he dropped off a bridge. MTV decided to temporarily cancel ''Beavis and Butthead'' to make necessary changes to the content. While that was happening, MTV went scrambling for a replacement show. This was that show, much to the horror and embarrassment of MTV and its fans.

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During TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation, animation was enjoying new life as being entertainment for kids (with shows like ''Animaniacs'' and ''TinyToonAdventures'') ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'') and teens/adults (''The Simpsons'' and ''RenAndStimpy'', ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'', as well as CartoonNetwork airing classic theatrical cartoon shorts and 30-minute animated shows from the Golden Age of television). However, MTV's ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' was coming under fire for being a bad influence on children after a mom who lived in a trailer accused the show of driving her son to burn down their home (even though the mom didn't have cable TV) and another kid got in trouble for crushing an infant with a bowling ball he dropped off a bridge. MTV decided to temporarily cancel ''Beavis and Butthead'' to make necessary changes to the content. While that was happening, MTV went scrambling for a replacement show. This was that show, much to the horror and embarrassment of MTV and its fans.
25th Aug '15 9:14:57 PM thevisualboy37
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'''''The Brothers Grunt''''' (1994-1995) was about the leader of the grunts, Perry, who had escaped. His five brothers (Frank, Dean, Bing, Sammy and Bernie) have to find him or else the brotherhood of the grunts will fall. It's a CultClassic to fans of Danny Antonucci. After this show ended, Danny would later be famous for Creator/CartoonNetwork's ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy''. As of 2012, the show has not appeared on VHS or DVD. However, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuswZYAsIAI there is a fan movement]] to help support the idea of releasing the show onto DVD.

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'''''The Brothers Grunt''''' (1994-1995) was about the leader of the grunts, Perry, who had escaped. His five brothers (Frank, Dean, Bing, Sammy and Bernie) Tony) have to find him or else the brotherhood of the grunts will fall. It's a CultClassic to fans of Danny Antonucci. After this show ended, Danny would later be famous for Creator/CartoonNetwork's ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy''. As of 2012, the show has not appeared on VHS or DVD. However, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuswZYAsIAI there is a fan movement]] to help support the idea of releasing the show onto DVD.
23rd Mar '15 9:31:35 PM TitoMosquito
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* TheCameo: Beavis and Butt-Head.

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* TheCameo: Beavis and Butt-Head.Butt-Head in "Close Encounters of the Grunt Kind".



* TheDeterminator: The Detective trying to capture the five Grunts.



** The Detective is unaware of a sixth Grunt.



* ShoutOut: The main characters' names are nods to famous singers from the 1960s: [[Music/FrankSinatra Frank]], Tony, [[Music/BingCrosby Bing]], [[Music/DeanMartin Dean]], [[Creator/SammyDavisJr Sammy]] and Perry.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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The main characters' names are nods to famous singers from the 1960s: [[Music/FrankSinatra Frank]], Tony, [[Music/BingCrosby Bing]], [[Music/DeanMartin Dean]], [[Creator/SammyDavisJr Sammy]] and Perry.Perry.
** In "Clean Up in Aisle Grunt", two chatty women are named [[WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones Wilma and Betty]].
23rd Mar '15 3:31:45 AM TitoMosquito
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* BaitAndSwitchComment: At the start of "Paging Doctor Grunt", doctors were performing surgery when suddenly Tony rips out of the body and falls head first on the floor. One of the doctors said in shock, "Oh my god! Look at his neck!"



* EarlyBirdCameo: The grunts appeared in an ad for MTV before the show was made; that ad can be seen [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrXbZMNVb8k here]].

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* EarlyBirdCameo: The grunts Grunts appeared in an ad for MTV before the show was made; that ad can be seen [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrXbZMNVb8k here]].
18th Jan '15 6:44:45 PM Nopperabo
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* MotherOfAThousandYoung: The Primus Gruntus Maximus, the progenitor of the Grunt race. It's a colossal being that floats in the sky and pops baby Grunts out of its back.



* TrulySingleParent: The Primus Gruntus Maximus, the progenitor of the Grunt race. It's a colossal being that floats in the sky and pops baby Grunts out of its back.
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