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#4493841 - 10/20/19 11:05 PM Why Looney Tunes is great for history buffs  
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Looney Tunes is timeless and all of these shorts are absolutely great! smile

World War I



American Civil War



American Revolutionary War

https://vimeo.com/129627993





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#4493845 - 10/21/19 12:03 AM Re: Why Looney Tunes is great for history buffs [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Thanks for the links!
I watched BB every chance I got back in the day.
Completely "triggering" and "problematic" today of course.
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#4493885 - 10/21/19 12:16 PM Re: Why Looney Tunes is great for history buffs [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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DUMB patrol : ah ah !


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#4493886 - 10/21/19 12:19 PM Re: Why Looney Tunes is great for history buffs [Re: kaa]  
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Originally Posted by kaa
DUMB patrol : ah ah !



I love how the French briefing officer in the beginning has the stereotypical Gallic nose. biggrin


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#4493910 - 10/21/19 02:59 PM Re: Why Looney Tunes is great for history buffs [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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YUP. Great stuff BB and Monty Python would be so "offensive" today lol smile


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#4493911 - 10/21/19 03:01 PM Re: Why Looney Tunes is great for history buffs [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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They won't ever show the BB cartoons involving the Nazis or the Japanese soldiers anymore.
Too insensitive. hah.


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#4493921 - 10/21/19 03:45 PM Re: Why Looney Tunes is great for history buffs [Re: Bill_Grant]  
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Originally Posted by Bill_Grant
They won't ever show the BB cartoons involving the Nazis or the Japanese soldiers anymore.
Too insensitive. hah.


AFAIK those remain on YouTube but I suspect that won't last long.


"Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which The Party is always right." - George Orwell, 1984
#4494376 - 10/24/19 03:30 PM Re: Why Looney Tunes is great for history buffs [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Come on, now. They're at least as historically accurate as pretty much any based-on-real-events movie made. They just don't pretend to be more than the simple entertainment they are.


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