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Aesop's Sound Fables: Frozen Frolics

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Aesop’s Fables. These stories, with their universal morals, have inspired us all. Tales such as “The Fox and the Grapes”, “The Lion and the Mouse” and “The Two Cat/Bear things that go to the North Pole and one dies but comes back to life and they see a polar bear.”

Not familiar with the last one you say? Perhaps you remember it by its more common name Frozen Frolics. No? We’re pretty sure it’s one of Aesop’s Fables, it says so right on the title screen...

Anyhow, Frozen Frolics answers that eternal question, “What was it like when people took acid before color had been invented?” The answer? Lots of black and white cartoon animals that sort of bob up and down repeatedly while a crazed mixture of consequence free violence happens all around them. Many credit it as the inspiration for The Jerry Springer Show.

Mike, Kevin and Bill learned a very important moral during their riffing of Frozen Frolics: cured meats are delicious.

Digital Video file formats

Legacy devices (33.09 MB)
High-TV (152.47 MB)
Medium (95.07 MB)
Low (52.25 MB)
Source audio (mp3) (7.27 MB)
Commentary (mp3) (5.72 MB)

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Release date

July 14, 2011


8 minutes