Every Saturday on d20crit.com, we journey back in time for some 80s nostalgia and remember a cartoons of old. So grab some Fruity Pebbles and come take a trip down memory lane – this week: Bananaman!
Eric Twinge, a nerdy schoolboy who lives at 29 Acacia Road, lives a double life. Whenever Eric eats a Banana he turns into a superhero because Eric is Bananaman! His arch-enemies include General Blight, Dr Gloom and the alien King Zorg and his army of Nerks. Never too far away is his wise-quipping friend Crow, who always has a banana on hand for that extra boost of strength, while his love interest, Fiona the newsreader, provides him with updates of happenings around the world enabling him to be “ever alert for the call to action!”
Every Saturday on d20crit.com, we journey back in time for some 80s nostalgia and remember a cartoons of old. So grab some Fruity Pebbles and come take a trip down memory lane – this week: Dungeons and Dragons!
Perhaps the most fateful words ever uttered in a cartoon are: “Hey look – a dungeons and dragons ride” because without further ado, six children – the eldest about fifteen years old and the youngest being seven - hop on a roller-coaster and start on a perilous journey. While others ‘oooh’ and ‘ahh’ at the fire-breathing dragons on the ride, Eric, voiced by Happy Days actor Donny “Ralph Malph” Most cries “give me a break!” as if Richie Cunningham were in the room. He is less than impressed at the fantasy creatures at this theme park.
Suddenly, a vortex opens and the children are transported through a portal into another world – fantasy becomes reality! Dun-dun-dun. While trying to work out why they are no longer wearing their GAP clothing but, instead, leather, plate and cloth armor, a baby unicorn runs into the arms of the youngest member, Bobby. They look up and a five-headed dragon, known as Tiamat, starts baring down on them breathing fire and frost while an old, gnome-like chap just stands back and watches it all unfold. More