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Aug 7, 2010 | 2:26 PM EDT
  • Daily 4th Place August 8, 2010

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* NOW WITH ADDED SOUND EFFECTS!* (thanks reviewers)
WOW FRONTPAGE!! THANKS, we'd nearly given up hope! Thank you so much ^_^
*EDIT*
Thanks fo these great reviews and daily fourth! we'll try to respond to as many as we can!
There's a couple reviews debating the naming of the animation or antagonist, apologies for not making it clear;
As the cat in the hat was the only character in the movie relating to Dr Seuss, we felt it was fitting that he should be the embodiment of the name. We used the Cat in the Hat (possibly the most recognisable of Dr. Seuss' creations) as a representative, we are well aware that they are separate people/things/pseudonyms. Sorry for that confusion! :)
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DarkLink777:
Doctor Seuss. Oh, really? Doctor of what, might I ask? Well, I did ask. And this is what I came up with.

After doodling up a quick script and finding some voice talent at the Voice Acting Club, I entrusted the rest of the project to TheThingy5, who promptly animated for months and months while I sat on my butt playing Bombliss on the NES. Occasionally, I'd forget all about this project. But now it's complete, and I'm absolutely thrilled. I'll stop talking soon because no one wants to spend more time reading the description than watching the animation, but first I just want to give a huge thanks to TheThingy5 and all of our wonderful voice actors, without whom this animation wouldn't exist. Hooray for them!

TheThingy5:
Firstly i'd just like to apologise for the scruffiness of the first minute or so of the animation, i was trying out a new style and it took a while to get used to.
Secondly;
You can adjust the quality by right clicking the flash, this is because the beginning is especially graphically heavy and may lag.
The total frames are 6898 at 24 fps and run time is about 4 mins.
Anyway it was a real pleasure to work on such a fantastic script by DarkLink and with the brilliant talent of all the actors, I hope i've done it justice.
BTW there IS an easter egg at the end! if you can find it ;)

Reviews


TurnCoat99TurnCoat99

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Only 4th place?!

How did this only score 4th place? It is the very essence of comedy!


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PsiFlashPsiFlash

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Darkly Funny, turned Darkly Creepy

The concept started as good black humor, but ended up becoming a bit too creepy at the end. Even if understand that sacred cows make good tasty burgers, the roasting of it became slaughtering.
But that aside the animation skill and the script was excellent and for a couple seconds made me smile. But made me cringe at end. Good job if that was the intention.


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GenclopsGenclops

Rated 4 / 5 stars

The requirement to write a subject line is lame

The artwork is incredible, some of the best if seen in a video on newgrounds. I especially appreciated the opening scene of the meds rushing the man to the operating room. c
I however, did not find it funny, and thought the voice acting for the seuss charatcer was hokey.

humor- 2
sound - 5
art -150,000



Bloody-warBloody-war

Rated 5 / 5 stars

YES!

i dont like leaving short reviews.. but yea...
HOLY FUCK!!! THIS IS SO AWESOME!!! creepy dark, humorous [yeah... lol] just all round win!!! Please make another like this :D



MoonSharkMoonShark

Rated 5 / 5 stars

EVIL, yessssss

rhymes always mean creepy evil presence.
I loved that short movie.


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