This explains many things

“Tex” Henson, who died last week, supervised the animation for my beloved Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoons. The animation was done at a studio in Mexico, which apparently made the job all the more interesting. A decade ago, he talked to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram about their process:

“We were hackin’ ’em out on the cheap, getting’ the job done,” he said, adding that most of his employees did not speak English or understand the humor of their work.

“But we made ’em as funny-looking as we could under the circumstances and I guess something clicked between the writing and the cartooning.”

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