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'''''The Adventures of Paddy the Pelican''''' is one of the first cartoons made for TV in the 1950's, airing on Chicago's WENR-TV.
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'''''The Adventures of Paddy the Pelican''''' is one of the first made-for-television cartoons from 1950 that aired on Chicago's WENR-TV. <ref>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Adventures_of_Paddy_the_Pelican Wikipedia article about Paddy the Pelican.] Retrieved Mar 12 '17.</ref> This animated series was created by Sam Singer. <ref>[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1733734/ IMDb page for Paddy the Pelican.] Retrieved Mar 12 '17.</ref> It originally debuted in the US. The series is about a pelican and his adventures with friends.  
  
Due to the small production budget, it's infamous for its pencil sketch animation, dark backgrounds, looping sequences, and poor lip syncing.
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It's notoriously considered among the worst cartoons of all time.<ref>[http://the-adventures-of-paddy-the-pelican.wikia.com/wiki/The_Adventures_of_Paddy_the_Pelican Main article on the facetious Paddy wiki.] Retrieved Mar 12 '17.</ref> This is thanks to the obviously low production budget, which led to its characteristic pencil sketch animation, dark backgrounds, looping sequences, and poor lip syncing.
  
Because of this, it is often mentioned among "the worst cartoons ever."
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Only 6 episodes of the series were made, and since October 2016, every episode is available for viewing below:
 
 
'''Update 10/24/16''' All the episodes were found on Myspleen in compilation discs called "Worst Cartoons Ever." PoopToobYou has uploaded all 6 episodes to YouTube. The playlist is [https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJXkiW6F6VsfhPXepUlTEdU6lP-jj5b39 here].
 
 
 
==Episodes==
 
Only 6 episodes of the series were made. All are available for viewing online.
 
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4upgr_fYrU ''Piggy Bank Robbery'']
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4upgr_fYrU ''Piggy Bank Robbery'']
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfvhnUU5lKA ''Two Wet Bears'']
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfvhnUU5lKA ''Two Wet Bears'']
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMiukHjH0tk''Plum Valley '']
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMiukHjH0tk''Plum Valley '']
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQ1cvMPOFrQ ''Swania Fooled Again'']
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQ1cvMPOFrQ ''Swania Fooled Again'']
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Title card of the series.

Status: Found

Date found: October 24th, 2016

Found by: PoopToobYou


The Adventures of Paddy the Pelican is one of the first made-for-television cartoons from 1950 that aired on Chicago's WENR-TV. [1] This animated series was created by Sam Singer. [2] It originally debuted in the US. The series is about a pelican and his adventures with friends.

It's notoriously considered among the worst cartoons of all time.[3] This is thanks to the obviously low production budget, which led to its characteristic pencil sketch animation, dark backgrounds, looping sequences, and poor lip syncing.

Only 6 episodes of the series were made, and since October 2016, every episode is available for viewing below:

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