Category:Television episodes with live action and animation
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The following 28 pages are in this category, out of 28 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 28 pages are in this category, out of 28 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Animation – Animation is the process of making the illusion of motion and the illusion of change by means of the rapid display of a sequence of images that minimally differ from each other. The illusion—as in motion pictures in general—is thought to rely on the phi phenomenon, animators are artists who specialize in the creation of animation. Animation can be recorded with either analogue media, a book, motion picture film, video tape, digital media, including formats with animated GIF, Flash animation. To display animation, a camera, computer, or projector are used along with new technologies that are produced. Animation creation methods include the traditional animation creation method and those involving stop motion animation of two and three-dimensional objects, paper cutouts, puppets and clay figures, Images are displayed in a rapid succession, usually 24,25,30, or 60 frames per second. Computer animation processes generating animated images with the general term computer-generated imagery, 3D animation uses computer graphics, while 2D animation is used for stylistic, low bandwidth and faster real-time renderings. An earthen goblet discovered at the site of the 5, 200-year-old Shahr-e Sūkhté in southeastern Iran, the artifact bears five sequential images depicting a Persian Desert Ibex jumping up to eat the leaves of a tree. They may, of course, refer to Chinese shadow puppets, in the 19th century, the phenakistoscope, zoetrope and praxinoscope were introduced. A thaumatrope is a toy with a small disk with different pictures on each side. The phenakistoscope was invented simultaneously by Belgian Joseph Plateau and Austrian Simon von Stampfer in 1831, the phenakistoscope consists of a disk with a series of images, drawn on radi evenly space around the center of the disk. John Barnes Linnett patented the first flip book in 1868 as the kineograph, the first animated projection was created in France, by Charles-Émile Reynaud, who was a French science teacher. Reynaud created the Praxinoscope in 1877 and the Théâtre Optique in December 1888, on 28 October 1892, he projected the first animation in public, Pauvre Pierrot, at the Musée Grévin in Paris. This film is notable as the first known instance of film perforations being used. His films were not photographed, they were drawn directly onto the transparent strip, in 1900, more than 500,000 people had attended these screenings. Stuart Blackton, who, because of that, is considered the father of American animation, in Europe, the French artist, Émile Cohl, created the first animated film using what came to be known as traditional animation creation methods - the 1908 Fantasmagorie. The film largely consisted of a figure moving about and encountering all manner of morphing objects. There were also sections of live action in which the hands would enter the scene. The film was created by drawing each frame on paper and then shooting each frame onto negative film, the author of the first puppet-animated film was the Russian-born director Wladyslaw Starewicz, known as Ladislas Starevich
2. Band Geeks – Band Geeks is the second part of the 15th episode of the second season, and the 26th episode overall, of the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. It originally aired on Nickelodeon in the United States on September 7,2001 and it was written by C. H. Greenblatt, Aaron Springer, and Merriwether Williams, and the animation was directed by Frank Weiss. Springer served as director, and Greenblatt served as storyboard artist. The song Sweet Victory by David Glen Eisley was featured in the episode and was released on the album SpongeBob SquarePants. The series follows the adventures and endeavors of the title character, in this episode, Squidward tells a lie, claiming that he has a marching band, after his high school rival Squilliam Fancyson brags about being a successful bandleader. Squilliam offers to let Squidward and his cover for him at the Bubble Bowl. Squidward accepts eagerly, but realizes he does not have a band and he recruits various citizens of Bikini Bottom to play in his band, but they perform terribly in rehearsal, which makes Squidward quit. SpongeBob, disgraced, gets the band together and they give the performance of their lives, at the Bubble Bowl, Squidward is successful in front of his rival. The episode received acclaim, with several critics considering it one of the best episodes of the entire series. Band Geeks received a nomination and won at the 2002 Golden Reel Awards for Best Sound Editing in Television – Animation. Squidward gets a call from his high school classmate, Squilliam Fancyson. However, Squidward insists that he has a band and accepts the offer and he assembles a large marching band composed of various Bikini Bottom residents. During their one week of training, the band performs consistently badly, Patrick and Sandy get into a fight when Patrick kicks Sandy and, as a result, Sandy sticks him up a trombone. On the second day, while practicing a march, two flag twirlers are killed when they spin the flags too fast, causing them to fly into the air and crash into a blimp. On day three, Plankton plays his harmonica, but becomes exhausted and collapses from running back and forth, on the last day of practice, Squidward says if everyone plays loud, they will be good. However, they play poorly, and Squidward changes the plan of playing loud to quiet, a fish becomes annoyed, saying We wont sound so bad if some of us didnt play with big, meaty, claws. Mr. Krabs is angered by him and attacks, causing everyone to get involved in a brawl, smashing the instruments and hurting each other. A grieving Squidward expresses his disappointment in all of them and goes home in distress over his failure, however, SpongeBob convinces the other band members to go through with the performance for Squidwards sake, and he takes command of their training
3. Christmas Who? – Christmas Who. is a SpongeBob SquarePants special episode from season two. The episode aired on Nickelodeon in the United States on December 6,2000 and it is the series first double-length episode. The episode marks the first appearance of both Patchy the Pirate, and his pet parrot, Potty, the episode follows SpongeBob as he learns what Christmas is about, and creates excitement in everyone in Bikini Bottom. Patchy receives a fan letter from a person, asking if SpongeBob likes Christmas as much as he does, Patchy explains that they didnt always celebrate Christmas in Bikini Bottom, and decides to show how they were introduced to it, beginning the proper episode. While attempting to extinguish the alleged travesty, Sandy chastises him by informing that she is preparing for the holiday season. However, a dubious Squidward refuses to participate in the celebration of Christmas, doubtful to the existence of Santa, nonetheless, the anticipated Bikini Bottomites enthusiastically prepare for the upcoming holiday, however, their faith is shattered after Santa fails to arrive on Christmas Eve. This is mostly all the townspeople stay up all night waiting for him. Furious with SpongeBob, they reject him, and when Santa Claus still fails to deliver presents to the people of town even SpongeBobs excitement is soiled, after the SpongeBob episode ends, Patchys house is seen again, and Potty gives Patchy a little present. Patchy then steps under a mistletoe, hoping to be kissed by a woman, seeing that Patchy is busy at the moment, the Narrator says Goodnight, and Happy Holidays. Christmas Who. was originally broadcast Wednesday, December 6,2000, the special was later released on the Christmas DVD on September 30,2003. The DVD features commentaries from its writers, cast, and directors, as of 2016, it is still rebroadcast on Nickelodeon during the Christmas season. On December 6,2012, exactly 12 years after Christmas Who, another SpongeBob Christmas episode was released called Its a SpongeBob Christmas. The special received positive reviews, a reviewer on Reviewstream. com calls it a story of the holiday spirit. The episode currently holds a rating of 8. 9/10 based on 196 votes at TV. com, in the DVD released by Nickelodeon, the episode was ranked at number 10 as one of SpongeBob SquarePantss 10 Happiest Moments. Christmas Who. at the Internet Movie Database Christmas Who. at TV. com
4. Da Boom – Da Boom is the third episode of the second season of the animated comedy series Family Guy and the tenth episode of the series. It originally aired on Fox in the United States on December 26,1999, the episode features the Griffin family after a nuclear holocaust occurs, due to Y2K on New Years Eve. The family then travels in search of food, and eventually decide to establish a town around a Twinkie factory, Peter then takes over the town, establishing himself as mayor, but eventually becomes power hungry, and is overthrown. The episode was written by Neil Goldman and Garrett Donovan and directed by Bob Jaques, the episode featured guest performances by Patrick Duffy, Victoria Principal, Jack Perkins, Will Sasso, and Joey Slotnick along with several recurring voice actors for the series. This is the first episode aired to feature Mila Kunis as the voice of Meg Griffin. The episode was rated TV-14-V on Adult Swim for intense violence, on December 31,1999, Quahog prepares for New Years Day, and the family has been invited to Joes millennium party. At a store, a man in a chicken suit asks Peter if he wants a coupon, the man warns Peter that the world will end because of the Y2K problem, so Peter locks himself and the family in their basement in hazmat suits. Just after midnight a nuclear holocaust occurs, destroying much of the world and mutating, injuring, starving, Peter immediately eats all the dehydrated meals, without adding water. Peter recalls that the snackfood Twinkies are the food that can survive a nuclear holocaust, so the family travels to Natick. On the way, Stewie is exposed to nuclear waste and mutates into an octopus-like creature, upon their arrival at Natick, they discover the factory is still standing and in perfect condition. Expecting to be able to live off of the snackfood, they establish the town of New Quahog around the factory, Peter proclaims himself mayor, and Joe and Clevemire join him to form a ruling council. One year later, New Quahog has become a new community, complete with houses. Peter has successfully reigned as mayor despite many mistakes, such as giving people jobs picked out of a hat rather than based on the persons skills. Meanwhile, Stewie, who has continued to transform into an octopus, despite Peters insistence that he is fit to continue to be the leader of the new community, the townspeople run him out of New Quahog, and his family follows him. As the family away, oblivious to the towns destruction. The episode ends with a parody of Dallas, in which Pam Ewing wakes up. Bobby comforts her, but pauses and then asks Whats Family Guy. Da Boom was the third episode of the second season of Family Guy, and the first for director Bob Jaques. It first aired on December 26,1999, the episode was written by writing team Neil Goldman and Garrett Donovan, who had written episodes for the show in the first season including Mind Over Murder
5. The Fight Before Christmas – The Fight Before Christmas is the eighth episode of the twenty-second season of The Simpsons. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on December 5,2010, in the first segment, Bart travels to the North Pole and sets out to get Santa into giving him the dirt bike he has wished for every year. In the second one, set during World War II, Lisa has to cope with the absence of her mother who has deployed as a soldier overseas. Martha Stewart arrives at the Simpsons home in the third dream segment, finally, in the last segment the entire family has become puppet characters in a theater show that also stars Katy Perry. Both Stewart and Perry guest starred in the episode as themselves, the segment featuring Perry, with the Simpsons as puppets, was filmed in live-action. It parodies The Muppet Show and Sesame Street—two shows that also feature puppet characters, since airing, The Fight Before Christmas has received mixed to positive reviews from television critics. It was watched by approximately 9.56 million viewers during its original broadcast, the structure of the episode is similar to the structure of the Treehouse of Horror episodes, only that it is divided in four stories instead of three. Bart stays up late on Christmas Eve to kill Santa Claus for not bringing him a bike three Christmases ago. He eventually falls asleep and dreams that the Polar Express, driven by Otto Mann, lands in front of the house and flies him to the North Pole. Bart meets Santa only to find out that he has run out of money, feeling pity, Bart decides that Santa no longer has to give him a dirt bike and leaves with Santa throwing a party in his office after revealing how stupid kids are. Lisa dreams that it is December 1944 and that Marge is a soldier in World War II, due to Marge being taken suddenly for overseas deployment while buying a Christmas tree the previous year, Lisa has sworn to never see another Christmas tree until Marge returns home safely. However, during Christmas of 1944, the family gets a telegram saying that Marge is missing in action, after hearing the news, Lisa runs away to the place where she had last seen her mother, the Christmas Tree Farm. The owner of the place says that Marge paid for a tree the previous year, Lisa, believing the tree to be a symbol that Marge is alright, takes it home and decorates it together with Homer and Bart. Marge is then seen assassinating Adolf Hitler with an MP40 in a theater in France as he watches a propaganda film. When she walks away from the scene, the theater explodes behind her, Marge dreams that she has sent a letter to Martha Stewart asking for her to help save the familys Christmas. Marge quickly realizes that it is Homer and the children that make Christmas special for her, Marge then wakes up on Christmas Day to find that her family has brought her the ingredients for breakfast in bed. Their attempts to cook it go awry, so they go out for breakfast instead, maggie dreams that the entire family has become puppets in a theater. As the Simpsons prepare for a trip to Hawaii and ask Moe to house-sit for them and he soon learns that Homer has feigned a neck injury to get time off work for the trip and calls his attack hounds on him
6. Friend or Foe (SpongeBob SquarePants) – Friend or Foe is the first episode of the fifth season and the 81st overall episode of the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. It was written by Casey Alexander, Zeus Cervas, Mike Mitchell, Steven Banks and Tim Hill, Alexander, Cervas and Mitchell also function as storyboard directors. The episode originally aired on Nickelodeon in the United States on April 13,2007, the series follows the adventures and endeavors of the title character and his various friends in the underwater city of Bikini Bottom. In this episode, Mr. Krabs reveals to SpongeBob that he, through a series of flashbacks, Mr. Krabs tells the story of how that friendship deteriorated, the cause of their rivalry, and how the Krabby Patty sandwich was created in the process. The episode became available on DVD on April 17,2007, Friend or Foe received positive reviews upon release. Patchy and Potty are working at a restaurant called Poop Deck, Patchy has new ideas which Potty disagrees with, and after an argument with Potty, Patchy ends their friendship and goes home. He compares himself and Potty to Mr. Krabs and Plankton, later, Potty appears to Patchy and tells him that he is now assistant manager. Potty says that his fancy book smarts got him the promotion, when Patchy realizes his food is terrible, Potty tells him that he needs to practice his cooking skills. After a montage of training, Patchy makes his first burger and he tries it and realizes its just as bad and has it walk the plank. Patchy shrugs and says that SpongeBobs first patty probably didnt go so well, however, Potty shows SpongeBob making his first patty and its perfect on the first try. Potty then scolds Patchy for his unsanitary environment, fed up with Pottys criticisms, Patchy starts throwing patties at Potty, but they keep missing, and one eventually hits Mr. Pirateson, the Owner of Poop Deck. Patchy then tells the viewers to watch the rest of the SpongeBob episode while he watches Potty get fired, Patchy then says that they cannot replace him, but Potty tells him that they already did. When Patchy finds out hes been replaced by a gorilla, he calls it a smelly, hairy fleabag. The narrator then tell the Viewers to always follow your dreams, after yet another attack at the Krusty Krab by Plankton, SpongeBob asks Mr. Krabs why they hate each other. Mr. Krabs tells his side of the story, in a series of flashbacks, in the flashback, Mr. Krabs and Plankton were best friends from birth, and did everything together. When Stinky refuses to give them a burger Plankton and Krabs decide to go into the business themselves, and create their own burger. They then find out that the health department closed Stinkys, so the two open Plabs Burgers at the dump, which the children are now forced to eat at. Plankton says that they are now ruling the children, Mr. Krabs argues that it should be about satisfying the customers, rather than power