Cartoon Cliches

Martin Plimmer investigates the enduring attraction of some of the great cartoon icons.

What is the enduring attraction of the cartoon cliché? Cartoonists, editors, comedians and historians combine to help him.

Episodes

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01The Desert Island2002121620040223

Martin Plimmer investigates the enduring attraction of some of the great cartoon icons.

What is the enduring attraction of the cartoon cliché? Cartoonists, editors, comedians and historians combine to help him.Ursula Andress! What brings you to these shores?

02The Firing Squad2002121720040224

No thanks, I'm trying to give them up.

03The Cannibals' Pot2002121820040225

I can't believe it's not buttocks.

04The Boss's Desk2002121920040226

I'm not wearing any Trousers.

05 LASTAliens Land On Earth2002122020040227

Sorry sonny.

I've run out of candy.