This is the same group that set up and maintained the in-house digital ink and paint systems for Hanna Barbera as well as the Avid and Pro Tools systems used in Post Production. "[28], Peter Lawrence aimed to "go beyond cartooning and into animated film-making" for the show's storytelling. "[50] The company hosted a 1995 discussion with Peter Lawrence and Takashi at Yanceyville, and later aired previews at United States waterpark events. Throughout the two seasons, several notable guest stars included Kevin Conroy, Earl Boen, Clancy Brown, Robert Ito, James Shigeta, Irene Bedard, Lucy Liu, Brock Peters, Tristan Rogers, Edward Asner, Julian Sands, Helene Udy, Mayim Bialik, Mark Hamill, Andreas Katsulas, Jeffrey Tambor, Dorian Harewood, Clive Revill, Kenneth Mars, Nick Chinlund, George Kennedy, Clyde Kusatsu, Dean Jones, Thomas Gibson, Sarah Douglas and Carl Lumbly. It was one of the first shows to introduce a combination of CGI with standard animation techniques. [57] Turner's marketers surmised that juvenile groups watching TNT in the morning, TBS in the afternoon, or Cartoon Network in prime time and late night were mutually exclusive. I was completely blown away by the quality of "The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest". "He doesn't say things like 'Sim, Sim Sala Bim' anymore," season one voice actor Michael Benyaer explained. From January 8, with episodes like Heroes to Bloodlines to February 2006 with Episodes like Eclipse to More Than Zero until March 26, 2006, Cartoon Network briefly revived the show on its Adult Swim block, where it ran at 4:00 am Eastern time.

[89] General Mills outfitted boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios and Cinnamon Toast Crunch with offers for T-shirts and other items. Cinefantastique felt Real Adventures remained true to the classic show's formula, and praised the "impressive" cast.

[31] Special effects director Alberto Menache criticized QuestWorld in Understanding Motion Capture for Computer Animation and Video Games, considering it a mistake-laden failure. [20] Rooms suited for each character included a library for Dr. Quest, workshop for Jonny, computer-equipped den for Jessie, dojo and gym for Race, and lighthouse lookout for Hadji's meditation. "Computer wiz Jonny Quest and his friends battle international criminals using the resources of the Quest Foundation. The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest Opening, Jonny Quest - The Real Adventures (1996) Trailer 2 (VHS Capture), Jonny Quest - The Real Adventures (1996) Trailer (VHS Capture), The Real Adventures of Johnny Quest Questworld Promo TV Commercial, The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest Mystery Spot, Real Adventures of Jonny Quest - Toonami Promo (1997), Jonny Re-Quest Weekdays - Toonami Bumpers, Pizza Hut - The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest Promotion. [114], Entertainment Weekly rated the game B+, naming the puzzles "unimaginative...Pac-Man rip-offs and dopey jigsaws". I loved this cartoon. A ghostly thief guards a cache of gold that long ago cost her her life in the Old West. Quest. Our Youtube channel is questfans. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. [8] A Miami Herald columnist called Jessie an "effort to rewrite the past to conform to the sociopolitical mandates of the present" and political correctness "run amok". Action also takes place in the virtual realm of QuestWorld, a three-dimensional cyberspace domain rendered with computer animation. [56] Turner also released two episodes on laserdisc. [118] Children received clues on the mission through e-mails seemingly written by Jonny Quest. Each member is a different kind of shark, and has their own ... See full summary ».

[120] Turner selected ten viewers from the United States and nine from Latin America and Asia as grand-prize winners. Written as "more of an egghead", she elected to spend time with Dr. Quest as Jonny did with Race, and was "more in tune with Hadji". Too bad the show was canceled so soon. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. "[100] Turner worried that the promotion might overhype the brand, and timed commercial rollouts over the life of the show. [20] Writer Lance Falk returned Race to governmental guard duty, sealed by an episodic visit with classic Quest spymaster Phil Corven. Jessie is an excellent role model for young girls because she is strong, assertive, intelligent, and Jonny and Hadji's equal instead of the stereotypical female "airhead" sidekick or "damsel in distress". The second season is the best because it restored the voices of the original Race Bannon and Dr. Quest to the series, which made it feel more natural and proper fit. [55][56] Turner aired several commercial spots featuring the Quest logo and show introductions to build viral support. [2] QuestWorld was designed as a futuristic application of contemporary technology, similar to the classic series' high-tech lasers, satellites, and robots. [31] Lionelli conceived a new main theme based on the original 1960s Jonny Quest theme by Hoyt Curtin. [117] A panel of public safety and community leaders selected the winner, dubbing them the "Safest Kid in America". It's better than a nice tub of good things. I just hope they re-put it on the TV someday. Great writing and animation, voice acting superb (esp Robert Patrick who was later let go for some reason when the original Producer and others were apparently canned), goo music, everything. I was never afraid of the old man version. Race falls for a mysterious woman while the team investigates a werewolf attack. I can see why this sad remake was canceled. Washington, D.C. has a new defender: Freakazoid (Paul Rugg). [122] In Jamaica, kids combated Surd's "environmental terrorism" by preventing him from finding the Jamaican "Irie" stones. The original series was rweally just for kids, but this one also appealed to us older folks. Like the title says it, this were the REAL adventures because in the original Dr. Quest and Race Bannon seemed to be doing all the work. For example, Dr. Quest's beard is brown/ black and Race has got a slight drawl. [19], Hanna-Barbera founder and chairman Joseph Barbera considered Real Adventures a "disaster" because of changes to the characters and stories. [69], The show's sound was warmly received by the industry. The team searches for a way to stop an apocalyptic preacher and his apostles from ending the world.

Things and stories I was never aware about never thought about. [20] Lawrence stationed the family at a new compound on the coast of Maine, replete with houses, barns, and workshops. Handheld game • The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest was killed off right before it got the chance to realise its potential. [7] With William Hanna and Joseph Barbera's blessings, the company planned a new series, live action film, and two telefilms—Jonny's Golden Quest and Jonny Quest vs. Amateurish - Does Injustice to Original Style of J.Q. I thought the opening theme was too cool. Every boy wanted to be Jonny Quest. All 52 episodes were made available for digital purchase on the iTunes Store in 2013. ", Falk penned a season finale featuring classic robot spies and a visceral fight between Dr. Quest and Zin. This process was implemented by a specialized graphics IT group within the Turner organization called the Production Technology Group (PTG). Hanna-Barbera implemented a new computer system to combine manual animation with digital paint, and to provide camera movement flexibility, which created a partial three-dimensional effect. I like this cartoon very much. [64] Cartoon Network aired the names of winning children on a special feature in which Jeremiah Surd issued personal threats. [51][52] Staged in major US cities, these "dive-in theaters" featured previews of new series and local celebrities, including Jennifer Love Hewitt, Lacey Chabert, Cameron Finley, and Ashley Johnson for the UCLA event. [18] He hoped Real Adventures would find success as new interpretations of comic book heroes had done. [111] Developers recycled fifty minutes of footage and art from six season one episodes to construct a new story about the Quest family gathering alien artifacts and saving an extraterrestrial from autopsy at The Pentagon. [20] Lawrence cut Hadji's classic telekinesis to align his abilities with realistic yogi practices. The legendary Philospher's Stone is recovered, then lost again. [63] Turner tried to revive interest in February 1997 with a contest for an adventurous trip to Jamaica called Quest World Adventure.[64].