Animation Domination with Special Guest Steve Harreld

Steve Harreld joins That Old Pod to discuss some of our favorite moments and memories in animation. Discussion centers around South Park, The Simpsons, Futurama and some Family Guy. Also an extended bonus section on Civ VI and some tips and tricks for leading your culture to victory!

Show Notes:

You can watch all of the Simpsons episodes here with a cable subscription 

South Park episodes are available here, no subscription required (presented with ads obviously)

Futurama is available on Netflix

Family Guy is available on Hulu

From here on all links I give will contain many spoilers, but the links will be given as the episode name, feel free to look up the episode name on these sites to watch an episode if you wish to see an episode before spoiling it

San Jose Sharks 

NHL Center Ice

Playstation Vue

South Park premiered in 1997, this was the trailer commercial

South Park creators discuss how show was conceived

Kenny basically just dies at first but slowly grows as a character 

Mr. Hanky is introduced to the world

Futurama premier trailer commercial from 1999

Family premier trailer commercial, also from 1999 as Steve stated

Futurama cancelled 

Family guy cancelled 

South park first season air dates, there had been 9 episodes when they took the extended Christmas break, and the most recent episode was Mr. Hanky, the Christmas Poo

Mr. Hanky appears in 4 episodes and is mentioned in two others

Early Simpson’s short from the Tracy Ullman Show (youtube seach for various shorts)

Simpson’s 1st episode: Simpsons Roasing on an Open Fire

Simpson’s Helter Skelter episode

Q and A with Family Guy Seth MacFarlane

South Park Cartoon Wars episode one and two 

The story behind Mila Kunis as Meg

A guest lecture with Trey Parker and Matt Stone discuss story telling, and how words like ‘therefore’ and ‘but’ can be important storytelling tools

1st trilogy in South Park are three seemingly separate episodes: Cat Orgy, Two Guys Naked in a Hot Tub and Jewbilee

South Park season 19 and 20

Trey Parker will voice Despicable Me 3 villain 

South Park video games

1998 - South Park

1999 - South Park: Chef’s Luv Shack

1999 - South Park Rally

2009 - South Park Let’s Go Tower Defense Play!

2012 - South Park: Tenorman’s Revenge

2014 - South Park: The Stick of Truth

2017 - South Park: Fractured but Whole

South Park production schedule

Edna Krabappel voice actress passes away, tribute 

Bart appears to not have a teacher character now, Sophia Vergara did a single episode Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles

Isaac Hayes leaves South Park over Scientology remarks

South Park Trapped in the Closet

R Kelley Trapped in the Closet Chapters 1-12 

South Park All About Mormons 

South Park Stunning and Brave

Cartoon Wars: Peddling down highway clip

Carman’s Silly Hate Crime: Go-Go Action Bronco clip


Cartman kills Butter casa Bonita 

Butter’s is Bike-Curious: The F Word

Breaking Out is Hard to Do: Can’t find the Brian in the back of a car clip anywhere

Other Brian is a dog clips: Another Dog in a Car, Excited about Fire Engine (hilariously, as I watched this clip, my dog got really exited, ran around and then passed out at the door), Reflection in Window, Squirrel Don’t Care, Staring at Food Bag, Dropping a Dog, After Obedience Training


Nibbler’s voice

Frank Welker: Nibbler’s voice actor

Billy West: Most other Futurama voices

Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts:

John Kricfalusi Of Ren and Stimpy does the Couch Gag

Deep Space Homer: Chip clip, Inanimate Carbon Rod and the call back

Tree House of Horror VI: Homer in 3D

Homers barbershop Quartet

And Maggie Makes Three: Do it For Her clip

Dad Behavior

Jurrasic Bark

Bender as a human

Zapp Branigan to be voiced by Phi Hartman 

Bend Her episode 


Moe hates immigrants 

The Principal and the Pauper: Armand Tanzarian

Sweet Seymour Skinner’s Baadasssss Song:Grease Me Up, Woman

Kenny dies

Here Comes the Neighborhood: ending clip

Douch and Turd

Chef Goes Nanners: the racist flag 

The Magic Bush: clip 

Two Days Before the Day After Tomorrow

Child Abduction is Not Funny

The Wacky Molestation Adventure

Something Wall-Mart This Way Comes

Red Man's Greed: Gambling clip

Zapp Brannigan: Pronounces Champaign, Guide to Making Love at a Woman

Amazon Women in the Mood

City on the Edge of Forever

Chinpokemon: Wild Wacky Action Bike,Alabama Man

Towelie towel

Peter’s Donald Duck costume 

H. Jon Benjamin voice actor: Family Guy clip 

My Future Self and Me

Futurama Career Chip applicator

Bender sober 

Wooden Bender 

Mother Simpson

D’oh-in’ in the Wind: Uptown Girl clip

Marge on the Lamb: Sunshine Gag 

Marge vs. the Monorail: Monorail song 

DVDA band

Clubhouses: Fat Abbot is just the best 

What is myrrh?

Spontaneous Combustion: Make Love to me Randy clip

Sexual Harassment Panda: Case of Everyone vs Everyone clip

Mr. Garrison’s Fancy New Vagina: Gerald Broflovski as a dolphin, Kyle as a basketball player (after a negroplasty)

Eek, A Penis!: the Garrison mouse 

The Death Camp of Tolerance: Mr. Slave 

The China Problem: Look Out Indy!

Civ 6