Mickey Mouse has officially
appeared dead only once, in the 1994
video game, Mickey Mania.
The Academy gave Snow White (1937)
an honorary award that
had seven miniature Oscars for
the film's innovation.
"...recognized as a significant screen innovation which has
charmed millions and pioneered a great new entertainment
field for the motion picture cartoon."
Seth MacFarlene (Family Guy)
was booked to be on
American Airlines Flight 11,
which was the first plane to hit
the World Trade Center on 9/11.
He was late to the airport that morning
and missed the flight due to
a scheduling error.
Beauty and the Beast (1991) was
the first animated film to be
nominated for 'Best Picture'
in the (64th) Academy Awards.
It was nominated before the
film was even fully completed.
Mike Judge, creator of
Beavis and Butthead and King of the Hill,
has a bachelor's degree in physics.
He was an engineer and was going to
become a math teacher, but he chose an
Looney Tunes started out as a
series to showcase music
that Warner Brothers had recently
received the rights to.
Hence the spelling of Tunes.
Some early Disney animators would trace different sized coins for Mickey's head, belly, and ears.
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