I was born in the mid-1950s but most of my childhood and young teenage years were spent in the 1960s.
youngest of four sons, I was pretty much was an
only child since all of my siblings were gone and married by the time I was
meant I had a lot of time by myself on my hands. My Mom (who raised me) pretty much left me alone to my own
devices. This meant I tended to
Saturday morning cartoon TV shows were pretty much in their heyday and being an
All-American kid, I, like so many other kids my age, loved watching them.
favorites tended to be series put out by the Hanna-Barbera Studio who were
responsible for such series as The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Huckleberry Hound,
Tom and Jerry and dozens of other cartoon shorts and TV series.
superhero craze hit in the mid-1960s Hanna-Barbera was quick to jump on the
bandwagon and was soon producing several outstanding superhero animated TV
my all-time favorites was The Herculoids.
place on a distant planet The Herculoids consisted of Zandor and his wife and
son accompanied by Tundro- a hybrid rhino, Gloop and Gleep-two protoplasmic
shape-changers, Zor-a dragon and the rock ape Igoo.
they protected their utopian planet from space invaders, despots and other
planetary and interplanetary threats.
episode is included in Warner Bros.'
The Complete The Herculoids Classic Collection DVD Set.
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Season and Second Season Blu-rays iZOMBiE collection.
'Liv' Moore is your typical Millennial-ambitious, young and full of life. Until, she gets turned into a zombie!
between life and death Liv abandons her friends, calls off her engagement and
moves away from home.
medical assistant in a city morgue Liv survives on the only thing that staves off
her zombie flesh-eating tendencies-eating recently deceased corpse's brains.
there is a serious side-effect-Liv get glimpses of the memories of the deceased-including
how they died or were murdered.
by her boss, she uses her unique ability to help solve crimes.
way she tangles with other 'undead', monsters and terrifying supernatural and all
too human killers.
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include featurettes, deleted scenes and more.