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Music is Steven Universe's secret weapon — mainly because the show consistently cranks out some great, toe-tapping songs that are a highlight every time they show up. But the show's musical excellence extends beyond its ability to offer a good tune: It connects music to characters in some profound, interesting ways.

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We've known that Disney is doing a brand new DuckTales for a while, but now we're starting to get some solid details about who'll be providing the voices of our feathered friends... and it turns out a former Time Lord and Marvel villain is lending his brogue to Scrooge McDuck himself.

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In news that is perhaps totally unmathematical, one of Cartoon Network's biggest shows is officially coming to its close. Six years after Finn and Jake's adventures started, we now know they're nearly over — but at least it won't be for another couple of years.

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Video: Mickey Mouse is obviously more well-known than Bugs Bunny. But there's a kitschy globalisation aspect to Mickey that Bugs has somehow managed to avoid, even though they both served as mascots for their companies (Disney and Warner Bros., respectively). How did Bugs do it?

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Video: Even if you've been obsessed with playing Pokemon GO the past few weeks, you probably have no idea who Jason Paige is. But if you grew up watching the animated series, you definitely know his voice. He sang the epic theme song for the US version of the Pokemon cartoon. Think the resurgence in popularity is doing Paige favours? Think again.

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Futurama may not make me laugh as hard as other comedies, but its vision of the future and all the shenanigans that come with it have always been enjoyable to watch (throughout all its various cancellations and comebacks). Kaptain Kristian makes the case that Futurama is special because it was the "master of hiding brilliance in plain sight. Bridging the gap between comedy and arithmetic while bringing humanity to the science."

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Video: Wait, there was a Wolverine on screen before Hugh Jackman? No one is really sure. Hugh Jackman's dominance of the character in the movies makes this evolution of Wolverine video from Burger Fiction seem like a look into how well he's aged and how buff he's gotten.

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The life of a Steven Universe fan is one punctuated by moments of great fun when the show is actually on, followed by huge periods of sadness while waiting for it to return (as is the case right now, since the last episode aired in January). But now we know when Steven and the Crystal Gems are coming back, and it's not the only good news!

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We've known for a while that the planned Voltron reboot had evolved from a Dreamworks movie into a Dreamworks TV series for Netflix — but now the streaming video company has lifted the lid on how Voltron: Legendary Defenders is taking shape. And good news, lion-robot fans: It sounds and looks a hell of a lot like Voltron.