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Johnny Bravo. "Hey Mamma"

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Johnny Bravo is a Cartoon Network animated comedy television series developed by Van Partible. It was the network's second Cartoon Cartoon, airing from July 14, 1997, through August 27, 2004. The show revolves around the title character, voiced by Jeff Bennett, who is a cross between Elvis Presley and James Dean. Johnny Bravo is a sunglasses-wearing, muscular young man who lives with his mother and tries unsuccessfully to attract ladies to date him. He is frequently accompanied by celebrity guest characters such as Donny Osmond and Adam West and finds himself in unusual settings and predicaments.

The show was noted for its mature humor and pop culture references throughout its run. Article based the series on his senior thesis concept from Loyola Marymount University, which he proposed to Hanna-animation Barbera's showcase What a Cartoon! In 1995, Cartoon Network aired a pilot episode. In 1999, the show was revived for a second season, during which Partible quit, and the show was retooled under Kirk Tingblad's management. Partible returned in 2003 for the series' fourth season, restoring the show to its previous format and style. A total of 67 episodes have aired over the course of the show's four seasons. Hanna-Barbera Cartoons produced the first three seasons, while Cartoon Network Studios produced the fourth season.

Johnny Bravo received four Annie Award nominations, one YoungStar Award
nomination, and two Golden Reel Award nominations. Several animators, including
Seth MacFarlane and Butch Hartman, got their start thanks to the show. Comic books, DVD and VHS releases, collector toys, and video games are examples of spin-off media.


"Momma" Bravo; Brenda Vaccaro

Johnny Bravo, voiced by Jeff Bennett, is a sunglasses-wearing, muscular, self-centered narcissist and intellectually challenged self-proclaimed womanizer with a bouffant and an Elvis Presley-esque voice, supposedly of Italian heritage, who lives in Aron City; a nod to Presley's middle name is the central character in the series. His attempts to persuade a woman to go on a date with him are frequently denied, and the woman in question harms him in a hilarious fashion as a result of his obnoxious demeanor. Bunny, "Johnny's cheerful, compassionate, extroverted, similarly dimwitted mother; Little Suzy; Mae Whitman, a chatty and intelligent little girl from the neighborhood who likes to torment Johnny despite the fact that he rarely remembers her name; Carl Chryniszzswics; Tom Kenny, who idolizes Johnny although being bossed around by him, and Pops; Larry Drake, the greedy owner of the local diner who gives Johnny advice and serves him food created with unusual ingredients.

Master Hamma; Brian Tochi, a Japanese martial arts instructor who teaches Johnny but never takes into account him as a student because he is the dojo's weakest and most pathetic student; Donny Osmond himself, a cheery and optimistic teen idol who upsets Johnny; and Jungle Boy (himself) are all recurring characters. Cody Dorkin is a feral child who lives in the forest and has tremendous strength and the ability to communicate with animals.


Seasons From the Past.

Celebrity guest star appearances and pop culture references provide a lot of humor in the show. One season 1 episode, for example, is built on homages to The Twilight Zone, and another episode features one of the Village People in the backdrop. Adam West, Shaquille O'Neal, Seth Green, and the aforementioned Donny Osmond have all appeared as guests on the show. The show's middle portion in the first season was supposed to be a parody of The New Scooby-Doo Movies called "Johnny Bravo Meets...", with cameos from popular 1970s icons, but when the second season began, guest stars were used informally.

Scooby-Doo, Speed Buggy, Jabberjaw, Fred Flintstone, Yogi Bear, The Blue Falcon, Black Widow, and Huckleberry Hound were among the Hanna-Barbera characters who made cameo cameos in the series. There's a lot of adult humor here. When Suzy phones Johnny to ask if he wants to come over, Johnny casually advises her to "call back in 15 years after she is a co-ed," and when Johnny gets hit by a tranquilizer dart and told he only has "6 seconds of consciousness remaining" and to "use it wisely," he instantly picks out a Girlie Magazine.

Hartman expressed his opinion on adult humor "We weren't really worried about the
content of the shows," says creator Partible, and "no one was really watching Cartoon Network." In terms of content, they were pretty liberal with everything that was going on." Because of the popularity of the shorts, Cartoon Network ordered a 13-episode first season of Johnny Bravo. Seth MacFarlane, Butch Hartman, Steve Marmel, and John McIntyre were among the writers, animators, and directors on the first season's crew, which included World Premiere Toons' Seth MacFarlane, Butch Hartman, Steve Marmel, and John McIntyre.


Joseph Barbera Acted as a Creative Consultant

For the first season, veteran animator Joseph Barbera acted as a creative consultant and mentor. In a 1997 interview, Partible indicated that the series' goal was to have "animation reminiscent of the old Hanna-Barbera cartoons."
It was Hanna-first Barbera's production after Time Warner bought Turner Broadcasting System. The first season of Johnny Bravo began on July 14, 1997, and production ended in December of that year. Influence and legacy. The No. 5 Kellogg's Chevrolet was given a special paint job with Johnny Bravo on the
hood after the series ended in 2004. Kyle Busch drove it in the 2005 Sharpie 500
NASCAR event.

Butch Hartman, the show's writer/director, says of the show's long-term impact: I don't believe many people had big hopes for Johnny Bravo when it originally came out, and I think it was very cool that it demonstrated precisely what kind of character he was. No one believed it had any chance of succeeding. It's not only gone somewhere, but it's still around, and it's quite iconic today, 15, 16 years later. The title character is regarded as "iconic," and his catchphrases are widely used in pop culture.

The show's creators, notably writer Seth MacFarlane, creator of the iconic cartoon comedy Family Guy, went on to develop a slew of successful television shows in the 1990s and 2000s. Butch Hartman departed the series shortly after the first season ended to work on Nickelodeon's Oh Yeah! Cartoons, from which the shorts spawned his own hit, The Fairly OddParents. Since the show's launch in 2001, Steve Marmel, a writer for Johnny Bravo, has been a producer and writer for The Fairly OddParents.

Director John McIntyre directed episodes of various additional Cartoon Cartoons in addition to Johnny Bravo and most recently served as a supervising director for Cartoon Network's original series: Flapjack's Wonderful Misadventures. JBVO: The Cartoon Show With All Your Requests. From April 2, 2000, till the summer of 2001, Cartoon Network aired JBVO: Your All Request Cartoon Show on Sundays. Johnny Bravo hosted the show, which had some unusual guests like Chicken (from Cow and Chicken). With the exception of half-hour-long shows, callers would write into the show through mail or through the Cartoon Network website to request a cartoon from the Cartoon Network library, which would subsequently be broadcast.

Jennifer, a caller, asked for a Dragon Ball Z episode. Because the program was barely a half-hour long, Johnny had little choice but to fast-forward through it, delivering only expositional commentary. After then, Johnny apologized for the inconvenience to the caller. A citation is required.

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This quote list by Jonny Bravo

Following the conclusion of the series, Toon FM, a JBVO spin-off, was launched in
Europe. Godzilla presenting the weather was one of the series' unique changes. Brak from Space Ghost was also a co-host on the spin-off. Viva Las Bravo, a summer block that ran on select European editions of Cartoon Network from 2005 to 2006, was a similar spin-off of the JBVO concept. [requires citation] Every day, Johnny would introduce three cartoons, with the one that received the most votes through email or on being shown for two hours the next day. He'd also appear frequently during commercial breaks, cracking jokes or responding to amusing emails and phone calls. Here are some of Johnny’s favorite quotes: will let you think about his best work on the network in your free time or while munching on a pizza at home too.

1. "Dog... donkey... Well, they both start with the letter 'D'..." - 'Johnny Bravo'.

2. "Hey, Santa, it's me, Johnny. Remember I'm the one that beat you up last year 'cause I thought you were a burglar?" - 'Johnny Bravo'.

3. "No Mama! I'm too old for the tiny pants!!" - 'Johnny Bravo'.

4. "Wanna watch my chest hair move in slow motion?" - 'Johnny Bravo'.

5. "Mama mia. That's a spicy meatball!" - 'Johnny Bravo'.6. "What do you think,

6. Rubber Ducky? 'Quack, quack!' Precisely what I had in mind!" - 'Johnny Bravo'.

7. "Great Scott. My pizza sense is tingling." - 'Johnny Bravo'.

8. "Sweet. Bring on the Danish chicks and cream soda." - 'Johnny Bravo'.

9. "You know, that just might be crazy enough to work." - 'Johnny Bravo'.

10. "Get out of my chair and make me some coffee with eight sugars, then throw it out and make it again cause it's still not sweet enough!" - 'Johnny Bravo'.

And of course, some of Johnny’s Compliments.

Johnny Bravo is mostly about looks, being pretty but in the best and quirky way possible that will make you go all 'Mama-mia'. These few sayings below will let you confirm it for yourself.

"I bet your name's Mickey, 'cause you're so fine. You're so fine you..." - Johnny Bravo.

"You look pretty...I look pretty...why don't we go home and stare at each other?"
- Johnny Bravo.


This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2022 Natalia Judith Zwarts

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