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Wacky Pomo (or Wacky Postmodern) is a marketing aesthetic popular from the 1990s to 2004, primarily in children's marketing. It relies on cartoonish visuals associated with midcentury 1940s-60s cartoons, similar to other aesthetics such as Googie Kitsch and Memphis Design.

Visuals[]

  • Spirals
  • Slime
  • Space and alien-related themes
  • Cartoonish technology
  • Exaggerated imagery
  • Cartoons

History[]

Under construction

Examples[]

TV Shows[]

  • Pee-Wee's Playhouse (1986 - 1990)
  • Double Dare (1986 - 1993)
  • Barney & Friends (1992 - 2010)
  • Ugo Ugo Ruga (1992 - 1995)
  • The Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (1993)
  • Rocko's Modern Life (1993 - 1996)
  • The Moxy Show (1993 - 1996)
  • Stickin' Around (1996 - 1998)
  • The Angry Beavers (1997 - 2003)
  • 101 Dalmatians: The Series (1997 - 1998)
  • The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald (1998 - 2003)
  • Tweenies (1999 - 2002)
  • The Hoobs (2001 - 2003)
  • Bits & Bobs (2002 - 2005)
  • Dick & Dom in da Bungalow (2002 - 2006)
  • The Amazing Digital Circus (2024 - Present)

Films[]

  • Porky in Wackyland (1938)
  • Knick Knack (1989)
  • The Cat in the Hat (2003)
  • Chicken Little (2005)
  • Home (2015)

Video Games[]

  • Toejam & Earl (1991)
  • Zoop (1995)
  • Putt-Putt Saves the Zoo (1995)
  • Nickelodeon 3D Movie Maker (1995)
  • Bubsy 3D (1996)
  • PaRappa the Rapper (1996)
  • Toonstruck (1996)
  • Stay Tooned (1996)
  • Yoshi's Story (1997)
  • It's Mr. Pants (2005)
  • Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout (2020)

Musical Artists[]

  • Aqua
  • The Cartoons

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References[]

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