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The Rotoscopers review Disney’s first modern animated movie, the 1961 canine classic One Hundred and One Dalmatians.


• Nerdy Couch Discussion: Animated henchman – who are our favorites, what qualities do you like in a henchman?

• Main Discussion: One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)

• What if Disney made a live-action movie telling the tragic backstory of Cruella De Vil?

• Differences from the book and movie.

• This was the first film to use the iconic Xerox method, which Disney used for many of the films from this era.

• The incredible opening credits. Good thing they had Xerox… all those dalmatians in one frame!

• Pongo’s opening monologue, talking about the different prospects. Gotta love dogs looking like their owners.

• If they are so poor, how can they afford a housekeeper?

• The nonsense version of Cruella De Vil.

• Jump-starting the puppies and their obsession with TV.

• Introduce our two henchmen: Horace and Jasper.

• The twilight bark and Lady and the Tramp cameos.

• Hall Hall and the hilarity of What’s My Crime?

• The animation of the cars in the film.

• Gotta love the villain-henchmen hissy fit.

• Old 1990s merchandise: happy meal toys and talking books.

• Listener question: who is your favorite character and why?

• We rate it!

• Voicemails & mail bag: Yuri, Brandon, Billy, Joshua, Chris, SimbasGuard, and Sophie. Plus special snail mail from Billy!

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