La planète de Donkey Kong/DKTV (partially found French programming block; 1996-2001)


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La planète de Donkey Kong/DKTV
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Status Partially Found

DKTV (not to be confused with the CGI animated series Donkey Kong Country) was a programming block that aired in France from 1996 to 2001.

The block was first introduced as La Planète de Donkey Kong ("Donkey Kong's Planet") and centered around various cartoons and children's shows such as Beetlejuice, The Addams Family, Cat's Eye, City Hunter and Reboot with short segments ranging from fake commercials to music videos.

Many of these segments had CGI characters interacting with the real world and live action actors. This was achieved by using motion-capture technology to easily insert the models into the scene as opposed to animating them from scratch every time.

MediaLab Technology, the team behind DKTV, was also responsible for the Donkey Kong Country television series. Because of this, both DKTV and DKC shared many assets, namely the models and animation. Despite this (or possibly due to this), nearly every skit only featured Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong, Candy Kong, Funky Kong, and various recolors or reskins of them; only rarely would other characters from the show appear in some form.

Availability

Due to the nature of programming interstitials, DKTV has fallen into obscurity, with only roughly 40 minutes of footage available of the block.

Gallery

Demonstration of the block's technology.
A 40-minute collection of DKTV footage.

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Reynard

7 months ago
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Ah, late 90s nostalgia. Not as good as early-mid 90s nostalgia, but still good.

"Vous êtes sur... DKTV!!!"

"Je suis détective privé, superbien entraîné! Avec moi, traquer les méchants c'est toujours OK! D'une main de fer dans un gant de velours, les gansgters frissonnent, je les enferme à double tour! NICKY LARSON! Oui c'est moi! Je suis le cauchemar des gannnnngsters! NICKY LARSON!

Avec les fiiiiilles! Pas besoin de revolver!"
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SilverTheGamer

5 months ago
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But dat 2006 nostalgia tho. Delicious.
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Reynard

5 months ago
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WHAT 2006 nostalgia?
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Anonymous user #1

6 months ago
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I swear "DKTV" is a Danish TV station, or at least Scandanavian
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Anonymous user #2

6 months ago
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It's french
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Reynard

5 months ago
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Tout à fait!
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Anonymous user #3

6 months ago
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It sounds like there is a separate English dub featured in the 8-minute video that is not the one aired on Fox Kids.
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Anonymous user #3

6 months ago
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Never mind, I just remember the voices differently
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Anonymous user #4

6 months ago
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Sounds like it's saying "Dickhead TV"
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Anonymous user #5

5 months ago
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I think we are missing something on this specific topic. Oh yeah!

"I shower you with coconut cream pie"

( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
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Anonymous user #2

4 months ago
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Reynard answered my comment.
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Anonymous user #2

4 months ago
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I found a Le planete Donkey Kong trailer
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Reynard

4 months ago
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Where?
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Feromount

2 months ago
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this is...terrifying.
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