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Steamboat_Bill

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Cow and Chicken was one of the most sexually confused cartoons ever made, sure, but I wouldn't say it's queer positive. I wouldn't say it's queer negative, either. When you see a gay joke in a 90s cartoon, it's funny because they're alluding to things that they know for a fact they can't get away with saying.

(Nowadays, of course, you can actually get away with gay people in children's cartoons, so the kind of gay joke you saw in 90s and 2000s cartoons has arguably had its day. When you can say it, it's not funny anymore.)
 

Badonkadonk Trash

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Cow and Chicken was one of the most sexually confused cartoons ever made, sure, but I wouldn't say it's queer positive. I wouldn't say it's queer negative, either. When you see a gay joke in a 90s cartoon, it's funny because they're alluding to things that they know for a fact they can't get away with saying.

(Nowadays, of course, you can actually get away with gay people in children's cartoons, so the kind of gay joke you saw in 90s and 2000s cartoons has arguably had its day. When you can say it, it's not funny anymore.)
Maybe it's because of the "rug muncher" episode, I guess.
 

iafiv

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Thing is many of the gay jokes in the 90's would legitimately go over people's heads today unless they know what they're about especially in kids animation.Since you couldn't directly state 'he's gay' you had to allude in some way and many today if they never grew up with it might not even get it.In fact unless you know the context many of the 'gay' characters would seem just excentric in some way.Even back then many of the jokes were designed in such a way that only someone ages 13 and up would get it.Heck the 'rug muncher' episode you only get what its about if you're familiar with slang about lesbians in the 90's.Slang that is not generally used in every part of the US.
 

Steamboat_Bill

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Thing is many of the gay jokes in the 90's would legitimately go over people's heads today unless they know what they're about especially in kids animation.Since you couldn't directly state 'he's gay' you had to allude in some way and many today if they never grew up with it might not even get it.In fact unless you know the context many of the 'gay' characters would seem just excentric in some way.Even back then many of the jokes were designed in such a way that only someone ages 13 and up would get it.Heck the 'rug muncher' episode you only get what its about if you're familiar with slang about lesbians in the 90's.Slang that is not generally used in every part of the US.
That may have been the case back in the day, but the thing is, people read being gay into everything nowadays. You only have to look at Tumblr to see that.

Now that you can actually show gay people in a kids' cartoon, however, you can't really do that anymore. And like I said, jokes like that rely on alluding to something you can't actually say. Once you can all the humor is drained out of it.
 

Notgoodwithusernames

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That may have been the case back in the day, but the thing is, people read being gay into everything nowadays. You only have to look at Tumblr to see that.

Now that you can actually show gay people in a kids' cartoon, however, you can't really do that anymore. And like I said, jokes like that rely on alluding to something you can't actually say. Once you can all the humor is drained out of it.
they read gay into everything except traps
 

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