panel-display joke from She-Ra's "Beast Island"
were a company where the animators, directors and writers
were allowed to include many jokes in the production. But
we have to wonder whether some were actually seen by the
higher powers at Filmation.
making comedy about death? It appears that the director
of She-Ra's "Beast Island" Lou Kachivas
decided to include a very small, but slightly noticeable
joke at the expense of the poor rebels, who had just been
shot out of the sky. The scene is so brief that it's easy
to miss, and Hordak's smooth laughing animation takes your
eyes away from the flashing display of "Die! Die!"
mouse over image to see the illuminated display!
have to wonder that if Filmation's censors had caught this,
would they have edited the scene out? Or did they see it
and decide that it was hardly worth bothering about?