The Rotoscopers gang is back in action in this extra long episode, where they talk about one of their all-around favorite Disney animated classics: Robin Hood!
- Chelsea tells about how she got to hang out with rock legend Alice Cooper.
- Mini reviews of Epic and Monsters University.
- Mason’s previews Despicable Me 2 and shares his how he has the plot of Turbo all figured out.
- Interview with Rotoscopers’ writer Mayra Amaya!
- Main Discussion: Robin Hood–the holy grail of funny Disney films.
- Voice acting filled with Disney veterans (read Blake’s opinion piece about Robin Hood’s voice actors); Accents = proper English and backwood rednecks.
- A little history of Disney’s Xerox era.
- Disney’s Robin Hood origins: Reynard the Fox.
- Introduction uses reused animation, “Whistle Stop” = hamster dance, intro to Robin Hood and Little John, justification.
- Sir Hiss is a well designed character; Prince John is a weak, pathetic, hilarious villain; “Beautiful, lovely TEXAS!”
- Morgan’s “solid gold hub caps”, the honorable sheriff of Nottingham, wolves are always the villains.
- Clucky is the sassy black woman; Maid Marian; the little critter children; blundering Friar Tuck.
- The archery tournament: Sir Reginald Duke of Chutney, are you sick of the quotes yet?.
- The scene & song that stops the momentum: “Love.”
- “The Phony King of England”: jamming to Bluegrass all night; reused animation; becomes a top-40 hit overnight.
- Songs: what is the best song?
- Different versions of the DVD; alternate endings; the marriage!
- We rate it!
- Bloopers. Lots of out-of-context bloopers.
Runtime: 1:40:28; 51.8 MB
YouTube Blu-Ray Review:
- Buy Robin Hood: 2-disc Blu-ray | DVD | Digital | Rent | iTunes
- Robin Hood quotes | DisneyQuotes.com
- Mason’s opinion article about Epic‘s villain Mandrake
- Andreas Deja’s post about Chanticleer, Reyand the Fox & Disney’s early version of Robin Hood
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