I have been a Golden Girls fan since I was very young. You can say whatever you want about this, but I love the show. It doesn’t feel dated in any way. Older ladies who like cheesecake, bitch about exes, and deal with realistic things in a realistic way? This show did it all, and it was funny to boot. You’d want any of these lovely ladies to be your grandma, and hope that your mother can be as delightfully salty as Dorothy when she reaches that age. Heck, I hope my mom and I can be like Dorothy and Sophia when we’re old. Sans a man like Stanley Zbornak in my life.
A few months ago, my friend Samantha (whom I want to give credit for finding this gem) shared a video on my Facebook timeline of a quite unconventional approach to The Golden Girls, complete with capes and tights.
No, this is not some sick and twisted encounter with Blanche Devereaux, it is a crossover of the Superfriends characters and The Golden Girls!
And it is incredible. Just press play, and get lost in the epic of all of this!
Created and Uploaded (Gloriously!) by kevinbappdotcom
The re-imagining of some of DC’s Finest in Middle Age, living in Miami, is the creation of Kevin Bapp, who animated and concepted this fine piece of epic. You’ve got it all –
Aquaman Nylund, who is actually from St. Olaflantis (that’s a place, you know!)…
and, of course, Robin Petrillo.
“Picture it, the Circus!”
I love the animation of this, it is so incredible. But there is one thing that has almost made me choke…twice.
OH MY GOD, I can’t unsee that. And why would I want to?!
Even the Invisible Jet makes a cameo!
I could watch that all day long.
Heck, if laughing were avoidable, I’d watch THIS all day…
Thank you, Kevin Bapp, for being a fine human being.
So…Allison admitted to being a Golden Girls fan. What can she say, the Girls are her Homegirls, and this is the show she’s been watching the longest in her 33 years. If you like what you’ve seen here (and her made GIPHY skills), you can find her on her blog, Allison’s Written Words, where she has other gems like this just floating around. You can follow her blog on Facebook, and she’s also on Twitter @AllisonGeeksOut.
She’d love to walk “The Superman Devereaux.”
PS: Allison wrote something else about The Golden Girls a few months ago. She’d love for you to read it, in case you missed it the first time!
She can be found at allisonveneziowrites.com.You can follow her blog on Facebook (facebook.com/allisonswrittenwords) and on Twitter @AllisonGeeksOut.