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Episode 061: The Last Unicorn – Give Us More Pirate Cat!

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Morgan, Chelsea, Mason and special guest host Whitney Grace come together to discuss Rankin-Bass’s 1982 film The Last Unicorn.


■ Email from Zora, requesting one of her favorite movies from her childhood.
■ Main Discussion: The Last Unicorn
 History of Rankin-Bass, adapting this film and the retro website.
First memories, major themes.
The red bull doesn’t give you wings (and turn you into an alicorn).
■ History of unicorn in folklore. Powers of the unicorn horn.
■ Gotta love the Harpy and crazy Mommy Fortuna.
■ Things get Studio Jiggling on us real fast!
■ List of movies where animals turn into humans and visa versa.
■ The pirate cat is the best part of this movie! He needs his own Saturday morning spinoff cartoon!
■ Deep thoughts with Chelsea: “There are no happy endings because there is no end.”; What does the red bull represent?
We rate it!
Mail bag: Luis, David Lee, Georgina, Adriana, Mike, and Marc.

Runtime: 1:54:05, 30.8MB


■ Watch The Last UnicornBlu-ray | DVD | Digital | Rent
■ The Last Unicorn Novel
■ Listen to The Last Unicorn novel on Audible
■ Luis Escobar’s top 10 lists: Top 10 best animated superhero moviesTop 10 best animated superhero TV shows & Top 10 Disney movies
David’s DeviantArt account and Elsa drawing

The Rotoscopers

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About Morgan Stradling

Morgan is a native of Arizona and is a desert rat who loves the heat--she doesn’t even turn on the AC in her car in the middle of the summer! She loves big eyeliner, Survivor, Lady Gaga, and, of course, animated films. She has her MBA in Marketing from ASU and now works as a Product Manager for a tech company. Follow her on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.