originating in North America, Western Europe, Australia or New Zealand. Some of these entries are actually compilations of theatrical shorts assembled for broadcast; the vast majority, though, are original creations made for television.
These are frequently Dom Coms
, Family Guy
, The Flintstones
) or Adventure Series
, Justice League
), and generally follow the conventions and tropes
of their genre (and may exaggerate
Note that during the 1970s, many prime-time series both current and cancelled acquired animated versions
broadcast as part of the network's Saturday morning
kidvid block; The Ricky Gervais Show
, based on the podcast
of the same name, would be a recent example. Many of these are noted in the entries for the live-action show.
animation, see Anime
, Asian Animation
and Eastern European Animation
Animated shows have developed their own dialect of cliches and devices; see Animation Tropes
for a listing.
Feature films belong in the Animated Films
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