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Sep
15

Quote of the Day

Goggles

“My eyes, the goggles do nothing!” – Rainier Wolfcastle

Happy 20th Anniversary to “Radioactive Man”!  Original airdate 24 September 1995.


13 Responses to “Quote of the Day”


  1. 1 Victor Dang
    24 September 2015 at 4:05 pm

    Much has been said about the subpar quality of the digital animation here, but man, what a beautiful shot. Just imagine what the rest of Season 7 might’ve looked like had they chosen to switch completely and used the lessons they learned here for the rest of the episodes.

    As most of you may know, they didn’t, and the next dip into digital would be in Season 12, long after the sun set on the show. They’d switch in full with the S14 production run, but already fully in paint-by-numbers mode by that time, and this was reflected in the animation quality (which as you might’ve guessed, was bad, but not as bad as the crappy scripts it was in service to).

    • 2 Zartok-35
      26 September 2015 at 12:40 pm

      The only advantage to digital coloring I see here would be in executing how the pipe Wolfcastle is tied to slowly turns green. Other than that, I cannot note any discernible beauty to the digital coloring. The effects of the acid wave splash could be rendered just as convincingly in standard ink and paint on celluloid.

  2. 3 Noah P
    24 September 2015 at 4:32 pm

    Been waiting for this quote.

  3. 24 September 2015 at 5:16 pm

    There are some misconceptions that, no matter how often they’re corrected, just refuse to die. That “Frankenstein” was the name of the monster. That Columbus thought the Earth was flat.

    That Ranier Wolfcastle said, “The goggles, they do nothing!”

  4. 8 Staniel
    24 September 2015 at 6:06 pm

    – Up and Atom!
    – Up and AT THEM!

  5. 24 September 2015 at 8:35 pm

    I can’t believe this one’s never been a QotD before now, but this is the perfect occasion to save it for.

  6. 13 Zartok-35
    26 September 2015 at 12:19 pm

    I use this line allot at work, ever since they got overly paranoid about personal protective equipment. They want you to wear acid proof goggles and gloves when pouring rubbing alcohol.


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