shaniber writes "Animation pioneer William Hanna, co-creator of such classic cartoons as
The Jetsons and
The Flintstones, has
passed away this week. ABCNEWS is also carrying
Besides giving me Tom and Jerry and The Jetsons, I think the thing that I respect most about Hanna is the fact that a show like Space Ghost Coast to Coast was allowed to take their characters and do something truly unique with them. He even lent his voice to the show in one episode. Not a lot of people would be willing to allow one of their creations to be twisted like that, but the original Space Ghost was one of my childhood staples, and C2C stands in a class all its own proving that creativity isn't dead on TV.