Talk:Mister Peabody

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Picture request[edit]

I believe the Mr. Peabody sequence opened with a parade of historical figures, followed by a janitor with a broom and a dustbin on wheels. If possible, I would like to find a picture of that parade, with the janitor included. Thanks. Ron

There were two or three opening sequences, which regularly rotated... AnonMoos 14:19, 24 September 2006 (UTC)

Feature Films[edit]

I have removed the statement "So far, the only Jay Ward cartoon that has not been made into a feature film." Not only is it unreferenced, but I'm not sure it's even true. For example, has there been a Crusader Rabbit film? Ardric47 23:26, 28 July 2006 (UTC)

The biography for Mr. Peabody that is cited in this article seems to be from the new movie, not the original cartoon. Should this be removed? (talk) 21:47, 7 March 2014 (UTC)

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BetacommandBot (talk) 16:09, 8 March 2008 (UTC)

"Memorable lines" section[edit]

This is unencyclopedic and while probably aiming to provide an example of the gags used in the show, is way too long and probably doesn't fall under Fair Use. The section should probably be removed or cut down to a much smaller size, anyone up for this? Dandaman32 (talk) 00:24, 4 June 2008 (UTC)

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Other appearances?[edit]

Should his appearance in Treehouse of Horror V#Time and Punishment be mentioned?--T. Anthony (talk) 15:30, 5 June 2009 (UTC)

"Thats right mr.peabody!!!"

¬_¬ "Quiet you." —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:21, 20 July 2009 (UTC)

Should this link here made me all weird? Or are they an animated duo that appears next to Homer? Or Should they appear out of nowhere!? --Does it look like rocks to you!? 07:55, 29 May 2011 (UTC)

I don't know if this is appropriate since it is not an appearance but a reference, but Peabody and Sherman are mentioned in combination with the Wayback Machine (and Internet Wayback Machine) in the Law and Order SVU episode "Sugar" (Season 11 Episode 2).

Wet blanket[edit]

Perhaps some of the recent edits are "non-encyclopedic" injections of humor into the article? I would have just reverted them all, but I am not totally without a sense of humor. I'll wait to see what others' opinions are before proceeding. TomS TDotO (talk) 10:22, 13 May 2010 (UTC)

I agree. The tone certainly seems improper for an encylopedic reference and it frequently disrupts the information with colloquial and first-person references. (talk) 18:07, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

Assessment comment[edit]

The comment(s) below were originally left at Talk:Mister Peabody/Comments, and are posted here for posterity. Following several discussions in past years, these subpages are now deprecated. The comments may be irrelevant or outdated; if so, please feel free to remove this section.

Any information on the origin of the names Peabody and Sherman?

Both are associated with the city of New Haven, Connecticut. Jay Ward attended Harvard. The Peabody Museum of Natural History is part of Yale University. Roger Sherman of New Haven was one of the signers of the Constitution and author of the "Connecticut Compromise"

22yearswothanks (talk) 16:12, 8 June 2009 (UTC)

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