Before there was the Charlie Brown holiday special… Before there was political correctness… The actors who created the voices for Amos and Andy on radio found themselves out of a job when having to cast actual African Americans on the television version.
But, as they say, necessity is the mother of invention. The in need of work actors decided to do their Amos and Andy schtick for an animated cartoon called “Calvin and the Colonel.”
And so, to make sure to bring a bit of indigestion to your Thanksgiving meal… we present the Thanksgiving Dinner episode of that 1950’s cartoon for your viewing pleasure. Or, would it be your viewing displeasure? You never can tell.