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Warners whips up Banana Splits
Classic kiddie show gets a modern makeover
By SAM THIELMAN
'The Banana Splits'
Warners consumer products division has whipped up a new version of the Banana Splits.
Hanna-Barbera’s 1960s phenom is returning in a multiplatform effort starting Sept. 2, with shorts and musicvideos airing on Cartoon Network and its website. Future efforts will include DVD and audio CD releases, as well as live performances.
Turner Animation’s Stu Snyder noted that the Splits have “been entertaining kids for years,” but the return of the property will capitalize on boomer nostalgia as well. “Go Bananas Your Way,” the new Splits album, is “intended to appeal to kids and parents,” according to the release...
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Why don't you goons go ahead and destroy the rest of my childhood memories while you are at it. What's next the new Jonny Quest?..oh, that's right you've already wrecked that one.