BB.4 - History of Adult Animation Part 1 - Let's Talk About Ralph Bakshi

  Ralph Bakshi/ American Pop / Fritz the Cat

Ralph Bakshi/ American Pop / Fritz the Cat

It's BB time! This Borchelli Bite is the first in a series of short episodes devoted to discussing the history of adult animation (animation geared toward adult audiences). Today's episode starts us off in the 1970s with the release of Ralph Bakshi's interpretation of R. Crumb creation, "Fritz the Cat" (1972) and leads us to the beginning of the 1980s with another Bakshi classic, "American Pop" (1981). We take a look at the career development of this animation icon and reflect on the controversial Fritz through a modern lens. Take a Listen!

Fritz the Cat Trailer
American Pop Trailer