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Casey Kasem, Radio Host and Voice of Robin & Shaggy, 1932 - 2014

Casey Kasem in 2003

The Hollywood Reporter reports that longtime radio host Casey Kasem passed away earlier today from complications of dementia at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Gig Harbor, Washington. He was 82. Kasem was best known as the host of the popular radio show American Top 40 which began on July 4, 1970.  He was also the host of the […]

Casey Kasem Found in Washington State

Casey Kasem in 2003

Actor and American Top 40 host Casey Kasem has been found in Washington state, a few days after a Los Angeles judge ordered an investigation over his whereabouts. According to the sheriff’s office in Kitsap County, which tracked down Kasem the day after the judge’s order, Kasem and his wife Jean were at a home […]

Shaggy Voice Actor Casey Kasem Reported Missing

Casey Kasem in 2003

Fox News reports that a judge ordered an investigation on Monday on the whereabouts of former radio personality Casey Kasem after his wife’s attorney said that he left the country. The court order is the latest news in an ongoing family dispute. The man who was best known for hosting the original American Top 40 […]

Season 6 of the "Super Friends" Coming to DVD

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With Season 5 of the Super Friends arriving on DVD next week, Tvshowsondvd.com reports that the 6th season of the classic cartoon series will be out on October 8, 2013 in Super Friends – Season 6: Legacy of Super Powers. Season 6 contains 18 short episodes on DVD and features the debut of El Dorado, […]

Season 5 of "Super Friends" Coming to DVD on July 23, 2013

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Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner Brothers will release Season 5 of the Super Friends on DVD in Super Friends – Season 5: A Dangerous Fate. Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, and Batman & Robin are back but so is danger as the Super Friends battle aliens, giant robots, and villains like Bizarro, Mr. Mxyzptlk, and The Riddler […]

Norman Alden, RIP

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Character actor Norman Alden, who voiced Aquaman on the iconic 1970s SuperFriends series, has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 87. Alden, whose IMDb page lists 237 titles to his credit, performed mostly in a series of one-time appearances in live-action TV shows. He made his debut in 1957 and worked steadily for […]

"Superfriends": The Justice Chums

We’re less than a week away from the street date for Batman: Under the Red Hood. By grim chance or fiendish design, Warner Home Video has preceded that hotly anticipated release with another volume of Superfriends, the infamously lame Hanna-Barbera action-series from the 1970s. Probably Warners only means to hook a slightly related product onto […]

"Super Friends: The Lost Episodes" - We All Did Love Them Once, Not Without Cause

Super Friends, cartoon fans, countrymen…lend me your ears. In his autobiography, Hanna-Barbera’s Iwao Takamoto states that Super Friends was an attempt to do for DC Comics’ Justice League what the Adam West Batman TV show had done for Batman: approach the material with “all that underlying humor and sense of the ridiculous.” According to Takamoto, […]

Toon Zone News Interviews Shannon Farnon, the "Super Friends" Wonder Woman

An accomplished actress with a vast scope of work in commercials, film and television, Shannon Farnon is best known for creating the voice of Wonder Woman on Super Friends. Many a reader of the Wonder Woman and Justice League comic books in the 1970s and 1980s no doubt heard Shannon’s voice in their heads as […]

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