Before he became a key member of the team that made “Rugrats” and “Aaahh!!! Real Monsters,” Igor Kovalyov challenged the animation world with his enigmatic short, “Hen, His Wife.”
The last time these shows aired, memes, emojis, and GIFs were barely dreams in the dotcom industry’s internetworked brain.
In October, Nickelodeon unveils a new programming block dedicated to ’90s standouts like “The Ren & Stimpy Show,” “Doug,” “Hey Arnold!” and “Rugrats.”
To the average cartoon viewer, SpongeBob is SpongeBob and Bart Simpson is Bart Simpson, but cartoon connoisseurs recognize that characters evolve over the years, not just personality-wise but graphically.