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Wild West C.O.W-Boys of Moo Mesa (1992-1994).

Discussion in 'Other / Multiple Studios' started by Dave Koch, Oct 28, 2013.

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    Any of you guys know or remember this one?

    Well, i've played the arcade game WAY before i eventually started to watch the original cartoon in it's entirely and this was the creation of Talented TMNT veteran Ryan Brown, and the show ran for two seasons, in fact if you know the series TMNT connection - you'll notice they appeared in an issue of the more recent TMNT comics and an episode of the Fast Forward series...but then i haven't watched the new TMNT series nor it's Fast Forward season, so i can't always be "Mr Know-It-All".

    The intro sequence is pretty strong and fluid, lots of action going on and pretty slick maneuvering going on...... while the actual episode animation retains the exact same execution it's strangely not quite as smooth or slick, and the first season actual episode animation moves choppy and pretty weak and sluggish, weird...

    The first season was done by Gunther-Wahl Productions, they are more well known producing The Angry Beavers for Nickelodeon rather than other works, well now i know they did Moo Mesa's first season and Season 2 was done by Ruby Spears Productions....

    In case you didn't know, the animation for the Gunther-Wahl episodes (season 1) was done by usual Korean-based A.D Productions (were they subcontractors for Japanese animation?, just like DongWoo and Koko Enterprises.), & the Ruby Spears episodes were done by the way more well-known Taiwan-based Wang Film Productions/Cuckoo's Nest Studio....

    As for my own critique, the cartoon series proper at times to me feels a lot like a ABC One-Too Afternoon Cartoon and the underscore at the same time also feels a lot like Phillip Schieb's stuff from classic-era Terrytoons and also very weirdly i've enjoyed the game a LOT more than the actual series, that scientifically factually proves an instance where a licensed computer game is actually FAR MORE better than the original material (be it, animated series, cartoon, print etc.)

    Anyone know why the production switch happened?.

    I suspect Gunther-Wahl Productions (if there is one thing, is that they are really obscure-known, other than it's the studio of Lee Gunther of DePatie Freleng and Michael Wahl from Bill Melendez Productions?.) was extremely low-rent in affording to improve their animation work on their series, in spite of having a fair amount of Golden-Age Animation staffers, and Greengrass Productions wanted superior animation and a better animation studio with a decent budget to do the production duties instead of having Gunther-Wahl of continuing the series and thus they had Ruby-Spears Productions to do the series' second season......

    And unfortunately this series is not on DVD/Blu-Ray yet, and they are still circulating the tapes, but episodes of the first season were released on official VHS tapes at one point or another......

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