Major Spoilers Question Of The Day: The City Of Townsville Edition


With the news of a possible Powerpuff Girls reboot swirling, original Bubbles VO artist Tara Strong has been quietly campaigning on Twitter to return to the role.  For my part, I think that a proper take on the PPG really NEEDS the cuteness that Tara and her fellow actors bring to the show, and my first instinct here is to support Tara’s campaign, but I’m still of two minds on  I frankly (no pun intended) love that Frank Welker has been the voice of Fred Jones since nineteen-sixty-something, but on the other hand I find it highly irritating when ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ fans insist that Gotham City won’t ever be right without Kevin Conroy and Mark Hammill.  With so many remakes, revamps, relaunches and repossessions in play, we find today’s cinéma vérité query…

The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) had the same problem when Michael Bay recast Megatron as someone other than Frank Welker, asking: Are you bothered when studios cast new voice actors while the old ones are still available?