Pink Elephants - Dark Toons

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Dumbo was always a strange movie, and it no doubt has one of the strangest scenes in Disney history. So naturally Doug loves it! Let's take a look at Pink Elephants on Parade on a new episode of Dark Toons.
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"Pink Elephants on Parade" is a song and scene from the 1941 Disney animated feature film Dumbo in which Dumbo and Timothy Q. Mouse, having accidentally become intoxicated (through drinking water spiked with champagne), see pink elephants sing, dance, and play marching band instruments during an hallucination sequence. The song was written by Oliver Wallace and Ned Washington and sung by Mel Blanc, Thurl Ravenscroft and The Sportsmen. The segment was directed by Norman Ferguson, laid out by Ken O'Connor and animated by Hicks Lokey, Frank Thomas, Karl Van Leuven, and Howard Swift.
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  1. Channel Awesome
    Channel Awesome
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    What should Doug look at for a future Dark Toons? Watch more Dark Toons here -​​​ Watch more Nostalgia Critic here -​​​ Doug & Rob are LIVE on Twitch right now!!! -​​​

    1. Robert Bendle
      Robert Bendle
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      If you do another Disney scene. The darkest scene from any Disney movie is the Pleasure Island scene from Pinocchio! So freaky!

    2. Dax Nelson
      Dax Nelson
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      Here are a few suggestions: Felix the cat: Feline Follies Peanut Vender Scrappy:the little pest And Spongebob:are you happy now

    3. Kit Crucigera
      Kit Crucigera
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      I always confused this with Winnie The Pooh's "Heffalumps And Woozles" song. Not sure whether that qualifies as a Dark Toon, but maybe add that to your queue?

    4. CagedDemonwolf
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      I think I already recommended the episode Bye, Bye Bluebeard which is a Looney Tunes where in Porky gets stalked by the episodes namesake, a large terrifying blue furred wolf serial killer named Bluebeard. Dark toons!

    5. Haley Whitney
      Haley Whitney
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      Do the Headless Cabbie from Hey Arnold! That one is creepy but one of my very favorite episodes!!

  2. Trevor Pacelli
    Trevor Pacelli
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    Wow Doug, I think this episode, and the Dark Toons series as a whole, shows just how much of a gift you have in analyzing how and why certain components of animation works so effectively! It's a great change of pace from your usual Nostalgia Critic series, where the criticisms are mostly negative, because here, your positive comments on all these Dark Toons show a whole level of appreciation of how something even as little as the color of lighting can affect the emotional impact from the imagery. I now can appreciate this one sequence in Dumbo to the extent of anything made by Picasso!

  3. The Philosopher
    The Philosopher
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    You brought out a memory I had forgotten

  4. BlueThunder2000
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    And do pestos nightmare sequence from animaniacs pigeon on the roof

  5. BlueThunder2000
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    Do the heffalumps and woozles from whinnie the pooh and the blustery day

  6. Lauren Hall
    Lauren Hall
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    I actually had nightmares from this movie and that scene partially I cried and now that I’m older it still scares me but I still love this movie and it should just be left alone it’s wonderful and scary

  7. elpiratamancoXD
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    If you guys think the original version's lyrics is spooky, the Spanish one is way worst hahaha, I mean, they even mention Satan and the song is known as "Las Ánimas del Terror" (Terror's Souls if we translate it literally), if anyone wants the lyrics, I could try to make a translation

  8. kitten10333
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    I literally had a vhs tape of Dumbo when I was a kid and I played the tape over and over like literally after it ended i would watch it again immediately i didn't do this with any other movie either i actually played the tape so much and so often i broke it so yeah i remember pink elephants and really liked it i thought when I was young that Dumbo was taking a bath and swallowed some soap and started seeing the pink elafantnts but for some strange reason i never thought it was scary i would always danced to it 😆 now it's still my favorite moment and its funnier i know he acadntly got drunk 🤣

  9. 31Darkstar
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    When someone sys Disney Acid Sequence, this will be the first thing people think of.

  10. Daniel Aart
    Daniel Aart
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    My mom recorded Dumbo off of television on videotape, but she skipped this scene because she did not want child me to see this. This was a movie I watched all the time, had zero idea this scene existed until I was an adult and saw it on DVD. It was a very strange experience

  11. Princess Pixel
    Princess Pixel
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    Even if I get a nightmare or two about the Pink Elephants, I was still never scared of it! Probably because I was too young and innocent to understand what happened

  12. Ospyro3em
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    Pink Elephants On Parade reminds me of a fever dream I once had...

  13. Luis Mendoza
    Luis Mendoza
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    This sequence is what my sleep paralysis is based off, I have no other way of describing it but this

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    Im 36 now and when I was a kid this part of the film scared me. Had to fast forward if watched alone

  15. Brendan Reyes
    Brendan Reyes
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    I thought it was cute

  16. Lexer Williams
    Lexer Williams
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    This scene always reminded me of the hefalumps and woozles song in Winnie the Pooh’s nightmare.

  17. The C Bomb
    The C Bomb
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    The first movie scene video in your series

  18. Peter von Feldt
    Peter von Feldt
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    I think secretly disney just wants people to be mentally incapable. Because this isn't the first time they've used elephants in a drug reference. They've used it with the 100 acre wood cartoons especially with fermented honey and hephalumps and woozles. This event reminds me of that. The water wasn't fresh and there was bacteria already present and the alcohol that fell in the barrel activated the bacteria. Alice in wonderland, Peter Pan, jungle book and even Mary poppins all have summer form of drug reference if we pay more attention to that.

  19. Katie Hopcraft
    Katie Hopcraft
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    You should do Pinocchio lampwick transformation

  20. Wyatt Cole
    Wyatt Cole
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    Those two who wrote the song were involved in kid films with characters doing drugs 🤣

  21. Devonimp
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    I remember growing up this is what the anti-drug specials kept making being high on pot to be like. I was so dissapointed the first time I got high. Once I wa able to think again.

  22. Kilroy Washere
    Kilroy Washere
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    Doug, I’m surprised you weren’t demonetized for this video.?

  23. SilverRhapsody
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    I always found the ice skating/dancing scene very beautiful, even as a kid.

  24. Batmankitty82
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    its the original big lipped alligator moment

  25. dzhellek
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    Fantasia nearly bankrupted Disney. They were in dire straits so they went for a smaller and cheaper to make film. Walt did not even like the concept but they went with it anyway. Dumbo was the result and it was huge in 1941. I mean it was like Lion King huge. Dumbo pretty much saved Disney.

  26. Cartoon Master
    Cartoon Master
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    "It's my goddamn show; I'll do whatever I want." That definitely sounds like something Nostalgia Criti---I mean, Doug would say.

  27. wolf and hawk YouTube
    wolf and hawk YouTube
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    When I saw this it was just recently I am 14 btw and my jaw was dropped I just thought to myself WHAT THE HELL WAS IN MY DRINK! But the song is catchy

  28. Chris Thornycroft
    Chris Thornycroft
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    These cartoons are just very creative promotional material for psychedelics. Pink elephants?

  29. HeatZeeker
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    This didn't really scare me but It did stick with me over the years like the son of mine scene

  30. Richard Rawlings
    Richard Rawlings
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    You should talk about Huffelumps and Woozels from Winnie the Pooh. It obviously was very inspired by this but it has some other creative gags and trippy things.

  31. Dylans Little Hobbies
    Dylans Little Hobbies
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    This tarified me as a kid now as an adult I hold it as one of the best sceens in the movie it still scares me

  32. Anthony Harmon
    Anthony Harmon
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    I grew up with Dumbo and honestly I never was negatively influenced with Dumbo getting drunk. I found it interesting and funny, but it never made me want to go out and get plastered or high on drugs. I just enjoyed the sequence, how surreal and thrilling it can be, which I think is what it's all about.

  33. Mythical Creatures Fantasy
    Mythical Creatures Fantasy
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    I saw this as a little child and I was more amazed by it then frightened but I will admit that I was glued to tv when this scene happened . Maybe I was a little scared

  34. Alondro77
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    This was the most fascinating part of the movie. When they would air Dumbo without it, I would get annoyed.

  35. melissa weers
    melissa weers
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    i hope you keep a copy of this some where so we can see once all the stuff stops

  36. Nuttiemations
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    Am I the only one who never really found the Pink Elephants scary but instead cute?

  37. Zinervawyrm
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    As a little kid who watched all sorts of old cartoons, I understood that Dumbo and the mouse both got drunk, and cartoons gave me the impression that getting drunk meant having such a severe case of the hiccups that it made you dizzy. What I didn't understand was the tripping out, hallucination of the song. To me, I thought that Dumbo was being kidnapped by literal demon elephants! Didn't help that the rest of the movie was already scary and creepy to begin with, so naturally, I watched it a lot as a kid.

  38. Fire Wing
    Fire Wing
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    A Faaaamily Movie

  39. ledzeppelin27
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    I think that Disney had a few reasons for wanting to add this scene. For one, I think they just wanted to have fun and show off their animation prowess. But even as a young kid, I remember thinking about it being a warning against the dangers of alcohol. Like this whole unpleasant experience only came as a result of drinking. A couple of other things I think added to the intensity were the strange off sounding instruments in the song and the unusual vocal performances, both done incredibly well so everyone realizes something is wrong. And when the elephants eyes turn threatening. That was what really changed it from "oh this is goofy" to "this is legitimately threatening" for me as a kid. lol

  40. Ryan Hobbs
    Ryan Hobbs
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    From someone who liked elephants since they were a kid this part of the movie scared the crap out of me

  41. GSEagle85
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    The nightmare episode from Tiny Toons that Plucky has after watching scary movies while sleeping over at Buster’s always freaked me out

  42. LooneyCartoonMan2003
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    Dumbo was based on a children's story published in 1939 called Dumbo, the Flying Elephant, while the live-action movie titled Dumbo was an adaptation of the original animated film adapatation with the same name created at Walt Disney Animation Studios, wait you reviewed the film in Disneycember already, didn't you?

  43. LooneyCartoonMan2003
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    So this episode of Dark Toons, Doug Walker is not review a short, a special, a TV episode or webisode as well as segment of a feature film nor an episode for TV nor the internet. But this episode is a scene of a feature film called Dumbo (1941).

  44. soulXstar720
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    I know it doesn't really count but in Latinoamérica they use this sequence as way to say the kids "do not drink" the lyrics were altered to convey that message like: "Those whom abuse of alcohol are haunted by tricolored elephant" "I whom challenge the devil and pluck his tail am haunted by pachiderm that take my bravery away" Are kinda spooky and honestly work for the purpose they give it back in the day, i know more than a few fellas who never try alcohol until they were older because of that

  45. Sailor Cat
    Sailor Cat
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    It's my favourite part of the movie!^^

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    How about the one with Donald duck puts cigars in his three nephew’s mouth

  47. Nightmare Rat
    Nightmare Rat
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    There was a old stop motion short that was about a kid stuck in some sort of music shop thing i cant recal what it was called but yeah it was insain.

  48. Kayla Johnson
    Kayla Johnson
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    THIS SCENE WAS TRAUMATIC AF but also taught me to NEVER DO DRUGS. YOU SHOULD DO Pinocchio WHERE ALL THE KIDS TURN INTO DONKEYS while on pleasure island drinking and having fun

  49. Adam Lossen
    Adam Lossen
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    Samuri Jack episode "Jack and the Haunted House" I think this is considered more for older kids but I watched it ok as a kid.

  50. Habadook
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    How about episode 3 of Project G.e.e.K.e.R?

  51. cotonete09
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    Oh, man, if you only knew what us kids in latin america had to deal with! The translated version of the song talks about seeing visions if you drink alcohol and states the pink elephants are related to satan...

  52. CagedDemonwolf
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    Love the series! I remember so many of these. I would recommend Bye, Bye Bluebeard, a Looney Tunes episode with Porky pig. I mean, it's a Looney Tunes about a Serial Killer. Pretty Dark Toons indeed 😁

  53. Shane Champagne
    Shane Champagne
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    I don't know about the whole "can't be done today" thing. We had The Good Dinosaur having the main characters absolutely trip balls off fermented fruit. Think the threshold lies in intent; as long as they aren't actively trying to get drunk, it's fine. : P

  54. Haley Whitney
    Haley Whitney
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    The Headless Cabbie from Hey Arnold! Do it!!!!!!

  55. Schmoop
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    You should do “The Last Laugh” from Ben 10

  56. Schmoop
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    I use to love this scene as a kid!

  57. Britton Smith
    Britton Smith
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    I would recommend Peace On Earth. A cartoon were cute little animals inherit the earth after humanity kills itself off in a big war.

  58. Spencer Bocks
    Spencer Bocks
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    Max Fleischer's Color Classic "Little Dutch Mill" Has a sequence where children are tied up and are moments away from having their tongues burned out of their mouths with a red hot fire poker, before being rescued....very dark indeed. It's also one of the best examples of the Fleischer's 3D model technique that I've seen. Highly recommend.

  59. Dark 275
    Dark 275
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    I remember as a kid I never was really scared of that scene at. I always enjoyed it.

  60. Joshua okoro-sokoh
    Joshua okoro-sokoh
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    MAKE DEXTER'S LAB episode FILET OF SOUL please.

  61. Sloth InPocket
    Sloth InPocket
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    *Can you talk about the disney cartoon short, Donald's Dilemma, you know the one where Daisy wants to kill herself*

  62. Bad Booking
    Bad Booking
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    The Case of the Stuttering Pig should be reviewed, PLEASEEEE!?!?!?!??!

  63. Coolcookiecrazyguy
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    The Spanish dub makes it even more terrifying because the lyrics talk about how these pink elephants might be satan's relatives

  64. Greg
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    Kind of misrepresented the scene. Dumbo doesn't go and get drunk, his water bucket is spiked accidentally by celebrating clowns. Those darn clowns...

  65. ChristineTheHippie
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    I'd love to know the conversation that went on for this scene.

  66. Remember the Magic
    Remember the Magic
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    I know it's a movie scene, but the part in All Dogs Go to Heaven where Charlie goes to Hell is incredible dark.

  67. Fernando SV
    Fernando SV
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    Delirium tremens exaggerated?

  68. Daniel Dawson-Smith
    Daniel Dawson-Smith
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    Pink Elephants = an acid trip, you know?... for kids

  69. thenintendoviewer
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    I remember seeing this as a kid and being fascinated rather than freaked out. I can see why so many kids would’ve been scared of it though lol. Can really appreciate all the animation details now though.

  70. Jenny Marie Bartvedt
    Jenny Marie Bartvedt
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    "Moominvalley episode 6 The tiny guests" This episode with The Groke scared the shit out of everyone I know when we were kids! But I felt sorry for the Groke as a kid, and kinda still do. Here is the english episode, but we did saw it in Norwegian.

  71. Cartoon fan
    Cartoon fan
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    Jack and the zombies, a samurai jack episode where Jack fights off an entire horde of dust zombies. May not be scary for you, but it gives off an eerie vibe through the lack of talking, letting the atmosphere do the story telling. If you're familiar with Genndy Tarkovsky animation style, you know he mostly let's the animation do the talking with minimal voice actors. Plus you previously talked about the show for a little, figured this would be a good start for your dark toons

  72. Rumpy Kamon
    Rumpy Kamon
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    When I watched it as a kid I was scared shitless but today I think it’s an incredible piece of art, mesmerising.

  73. Zenerexus
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    I just wanted to mention I love watching nostalgia critic and have been for probably 6 years or so now but I know I'd really appreciate it if you guys could make a quick, hey this has flashing so photosensitive people may not want to watch announcement at the beginning of ur videos that would be amazing. I forgot there was flashing in this scene so I had to turn away quickly or risk a seizure. Not trying to be a jerk but I just think taking 10 seconds to mention it could really help someone. Thanks for reading and please keep making hilarious awesome content

  74. MaverickAJO1
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    I don’t know if it would fit the criteria you’re looking for in this series. But I’ve been rewatching Samurai Jack recently and I believe it’s Episode 9 of Season Three. Jack and the Haunted House, the atmosphere and imagery are terrifying. I’d love to hear your thoughts on it.

  75. amira campos
    amira campos
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    Hey nostalgia critic there a dark episode form the 2012 series on nickelodeon teenage mutant ninja turtles episode call ¨ I, monster ¨ episode 13 season one you should check it out its good. Please do it for your next dark toons episode .

  76. Ninerow
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    I have something freaky: Mickey & Minnie in Hansel & Gretel. It had this psycho drama effect. The animations are trippy, the music is dramatic scary and the story itself is psycho. Micky and Minnie are playing Hansel and Gretel (brother and sister)

  77. Clay Campbell
    Clay Campbell
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    Should the Double King be on your Dark Toon radar?

  78. KatarinaDreams
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    I know you're not into Pokemon but there are a couple episodes from the original anime that might be worth looking over. Abra and the Psychic Showdown and The Tower of Terror.

  79. DiabloSandwich59
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    I'm sure your intentions are good but I think it's pretty clear that both Jarden and Broken Peach are Satanists so your recommending them made me very uncomfortable.

  80. Ann Victor
    Ann Victor
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    Just watched your "First Viewing" for "Nutcracker 3D/Nazi Nutcracker" and now I want to see you review the "Nutcracker" episode of "Courage the Cowardly Dog". I Love the dancing devil rats, one with green eyes and one with red.

  81. eric bodnarchuk
    eric bodnarchuk
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    Tom and Jerry-Blue Cat Blues Courage the Cowardly Dog-The Hunchback of Nowhere The Powerpuff Girls-Abracadaver Invader Zim-Bad, Bad Rubber Piggy The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy-Little Rock of Horrors The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack-K'nuckles and His Hilarious Problem Ed, Edd 'n Eddy-Ed, Edd 'n Eddy's Boo Haw Haw The Amazing World of Gumball-The Puppets Ben 10-Last Laugh Rugrats-In the Dreamtime The Fairly Oddparents-That's Life!

  82. cinematographystudio
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    How about Hephalumps and Woozels?

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  84. DragonSkyNidja
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    As a kid the Pink Elephants did not scare me or disturbed me it was my favourite scene of the movie.

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  86. Lex
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    I HÂTE THIS TO THIS DAY!!! i’m 15 🤦‍♀️ let that sink it. freaked me the hell out

  87. TeenDream888
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    reminds me a bit of Winnie the Pooh 'Everything is Honey' in G minor, very trippy

  88. Justin Selgrad
    Justin Selgrad
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    It's a Big Lip Aligator Moment! ... sorry ... had to ... Still hoping for Transformers: Dark Awakening episode

  89. SpiritedHeart94
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    I read that Disney drew a lot of inspiration for this scene from studying the works of Salvador Dali...makes sense.

  90. andres Lopez
    andres Lopez
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    This is one of the greatest animation scenes ever

  91. soshiangel90
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    The only portion of the scene that I remember being freaky was the thing made of heads and the dancer-belly-eye thing...otherwise..i. just remember not getting it...

  92. Sauce of Pasta
    Sauce of Pasta
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    I recommend taking a look at "Bad, Bad Rubber Piggy" from Invader Zim. I think it's a lot darker than "Bestest Friend". It involves Zim murdering a kid very slowly.

  93. Mikhail the Tenor
    Mikhail the Tenor
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    It is a pretty pointless animated sequences, but I think we're all glad that the Pink Elephants on Parade sequence exists in this shortest animated feature created under Walt Disney's living direction then, and during in the middle of the Disney Animator's Strike that was going on for five weeks because it was actually Walt Disney's own greedy cartoony capitalist fault, more or less. Dumbo was I heard produced by strike-breakers and Uncle Walt Disney remaining loyalists out of 1500 animators, or mostly ink-and-paint women as well as some of the Nine Old Men like Art Babbit who who was one of the strike leaders.

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    Suggestion: "The Joy" from The Amazing world of Gumball

  95. demon0981
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    This scene has been referenced in South Park, Tiny Toon Adventures and even Bob’s Burgers I will admit, I enjoyed the Tim Burton version of Dumbo; however I was disappointed that the Pink Elephants song had no lyrics Also, it has bugged me for years that this mind freak of a moment happens mere minutes after “Baby Mine” (a song that actually makes me tear up whenever I hear it, for personal reasons)!

  96. ryan jones
    ryan jones
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    Where's the cartoon for this week?

  97. The Sesame Guy
    The Sesame Guy
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    Nooo you cant talk about a scene in a movie! Haha Darktoons go brr

  98. CrazyGamerDragon64
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    Hey, Doug, since you did the Pink Elephants On Parade scene from Dumbo do you think you could cover Pooh's Heffalumps & Woozles dream from the Winnie the Pooh movie from 1977 (I think that's the year it came out) I can't help but compare these two scenes

  99. wonderLea91
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    How about that Woody woodpecker cartoon: pantry panic?

  100. Shazeem Khan
    Shazeem Khan
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    Brave Little Toaster, the junkyard scene