February 26, 2024

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YouTube Selection: Saberspark Explains Where Hanna-Barbera Went Wrong

Animation historian/critic Saberspark examines the history of Hanna-Barbera.

So, I saw the title for today’s YouTube selection pop up and ignored it since it had a very click-baity title.  Then a friend told me it was actually interesting, so I gave it a watch and…yeah, it isn’t the sort of video I would normally skip.

Anyhoo, YouTube animation fan Saberspark weighs in on  the rise and fall of Hanna-Barbera.

Hanna-Barbera is, of course, a studio that at one time was more or less responsible for an overwhelming majority of the animation on TV.  And now, well, they aren’t.  So, what happened?  Saberspark explains below.