Monday, August 29, 2005

The Buzz on Maggie



Apparently good animation, art direction, and characters don't mean anything to Disney. The Buzz on Maggie is no more.

45 comments:

Anonymous said...

Duuddee, This is lame! You desearve a second season.

Anonymous said...

Cartoons never die.....they just..faaaaaaaaaaaaade away.

Anonymous said...

So the average life-span of a real life fly is what 24 hours? And now the life-span of a cartoon one is 24 episodes? Lame.

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ZSL said...

Oh Disney! Will you ever stop messing up?

It's a shame, truly.
I loved that show.
Best of wishes.

Wes said...

Disney...I hate you. Walt would be giving his middle finger to the whole lot of the (in)decision makers. Maggie was one of the few original cartoons I've seen in a while. They'll probably replace it with a double dose of 10 year old Lizzie reruns.

Mickey must need to pop a dozen pills a day just to show up for work anymore...

Beau McClelland said...

If this is true, it really freaking sucks.

This is one of the reasons I rarely watch Disney anymore.

Sean said...

Yup, it's true. Sorry guys. Everyone here is really surprised and dumbfounded. Oh well, on to bigger and better things!

Anonymous said...

This is dumb... I used to love disney, but now they took off my favorite shows like this one. Disney is dumb!

Anonymous said...

Ahhh!! That really sucks, first teenage robot now Maggie. Damn!!! if anything should be cancelled it's fosters that show is pretty but damn is it boring.


Bummer :(

Anonymous said...

well, no reason to watch disney anymore!

pamcakes said...

WTF??!!!! What the hell news is this?!!! F them!!!!!

olivia said...

i loooovvvvvveeeeeee the buzz on maggie it will stay on forever

Anonymous said...

I worked at Disney TV for 4 years, and the one thing I came away with was this: if it's unique or creative or well-done, the executives will cancel it.

Zac said...

why did they cancel it

Dawn Di said...

;_; it was such a cute show. so bright and eye catching!
i hope you have no malice to Disney itself, but the men who run it. they completely beat Disney down!
i know its turned Cliche...but Eisner is totally not on my favorite people list. that money hungry fat cat has ruined the named Disney.
i hope you will at least have a chance to do more shows. if Maggie comes out on DVD i will be sure to pick it up...shame i won't be able to get a toy or something.

good luck

True_Shaman of 'The Buzz on Maggie' forum at Tv.com said...

WHAT?!?!?! Are you mad?!?!?!

Sean said...

Apparently, though it was doing great here in the states, even beating some Nickelodeon shows occasionally, who have the number one shows right now, Maggie wasn't doing too well in England and Australia. And instead of telling is this and having us tweak the show, they just chose to save their asses and not pick it up. Which makes it more puzzling when they take shows that aren't doing well, such as American Dragon, and decide to pick them up but retool the entire show.

Beau McClelland said...

Meh, Disney went down the crapper years ago.

Good luck with your future projects.

stefchoi said...

hi sean! i love your blog- particularly the bird drawing! hope your'e doing great!

stef

True_Shaman said...

Oh man...well, just to let ya know Sean, we at tv.com love the buzz on maggie ^_^ we've had a couple of bashers but we dealt with them no problem!

Paranoia Agent said...

No, this can't be! Disney how could you?! That was one of my favorite cartoons of all time. This is lame! Good luck with your future projects and hopefully you don't get screwed over again.

Anonymous said...

If you want to complain to Disney Channel about not picking this show up, write a letter!!!!

The Buzz on Maggie
Disney Channel
3800 W. Alameda
Burbank, CA 91505

The more we write, the better the chances are for them to change their minds!!!! The ratings are doing really well on ABC, so you never know what could happen....

PLEASE WRITE LETTERS!!!

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Anonymous said...

I love Maggie Pesky, I have drawn over 550 variations of her, I send her at least 1 email 3 days a week at disney channel.com, I have recorded every episode and I hope for disney to bring out more new episodes, a plush Maggie Pesky, and a videogame for the PS2. If disney compleatly gives up on her, then they mediforicaly tore my heart out, set it on fire, and spit on it. I CAN'T take another heartbreak.

Anonymous said...

The Buzz on Maggie was not the first show in Disney history to have a main character as a female- remember Pepper Ann? BOTH of these shows were great shows, and both were cancelled! You can't even find Pepper Ann on Toon Disney now, what with all their Anime wanna-be shows.Even Teacher's Pet was a great show, cancelled after 2 seasons. They are now replaced by Super Robot Monkey Team Hyper Force Go, Dragon Booster, it's all a waste of ink. Disney needs to realize that if the show actually has a good idea behind it, is female centered such as TBOM, or is unique in a manner, such as TBOM being animated in Macromedia Flash, it is worth keeping. As the catch phrase says, "You'll never meet a girl like her", it's true- Disney dosen't like shows with female main characters. I say that they need to put this on DVD or AT LEAST iTunes, and see what they're profit margin is after that. So, as I will never meet another girl like her, I bid the only girl I ever knew like her, a fond farewell, and the best of luck! I will always rock out with Maggie!

Anonymous said...

The Buzz on Maggie was truly a great show that deserved more attention than it got. Older audiences seemed to like it more than the younger audiences- go figure. But Maggie Pesky was truly a female Bart Simpson- Why do I say that?
She dreams of becoming a rock star (Bart did that once), plays guitar (Something a GIRL can do better than a BOY apparently), avoids schoolwork (not typical of most girls but VERY similar to Bart Simpson),Schemes much like Bart, longs for popularity(like Bart often does), and shops and gossips with her best friend, Rayna (replace Rayna with Milhouse). Yes, Disney Had a barge sized piece of platinum (worth more than gold or silver), and they missed the oppertunity to cash in on it. So let's all applaud Disney- another swing and a miss(if you'd call what they did a swing)for the geniuses at Disney Programming HQ.

Héctor Rolando Gómez Cantú said...

Not please this very well made he/she can give but of that that already had given you cannot leave this way many followers of this series I in fact am fanatic of your work that maggie is please the law it continues there are a lot of people that we beg it to you or minimum dice the complete reason that for that abandon this minimum project you follow it in another way in comic animation flash or me that you

No porfavor esta muy bien hecha puede dar mas de lo que ya a dado no puedes dejar a muchos seguidores de esta serie asi yo de hecho soy fanatico de tu trabajo esa maggie es la ley por favor sigue hay mucha gente que te lo suplicamos o minimo dados la razón completa de que por que abandonas este proyecto minimo siguelo de otra forma en comic animacion flash o yo que se

varlek said...

we would owe hechar a gypsy curse on people responsible for this I say if somebody is wanted to point here I have the pictures of these people and a mickey puppet

deberiamos hechar una maldicion gitana sobre las personas responsables de esto digo si alguien se quiere apuntar aqui tengo las fotos de estas personas y un muñequito de mickey

Héctor Rolando Gómez Cantú said...

there that to send mailbomber to disney to saturate their servants to go to disney and to kill to mickey and all their friends and to make a maggie sculpture stepping him/her the head to mickey while she plays with their guitar and rayna it hits the executives and other people that made that no longer make strikes I am really angry I don't care if they come for my to make me something

ahi que mandar mailbomber a disney saturar sus servidores ir a disney y matar a mickey y a todos sus amigos y hacer una escultura de maggie pisandole la cabeza a mickey mientras toca con su guitarra y rayna golpea a los ejecutivos y otras personas que hicieron que ya no estuviera hacer huelgas de verdad estoy enojado no me importa si vienen por mi para hacerme algo

Anonymous said...

OMG!!! How can they do that i loved buzz on maggie it was so unique....disney has problems!!!!:@:@:@

Anonymous said...

Awwww, i love the buzz on maggie so much, i watch it every single morning at 5:30. And it's cancelled?!! If you know anything about a dvd coming out, please tell me.

Anonymous said...

its okay
i mean some parts are funny and most people just dont like it cause its about flies but i dont luv it that much

Anonymous said...

That was an AWESOME show! Why did Disney cancel it I'll never know. Great animation, and ORIGINAL storyline and Qute for a show that was about bugs.
*sigh* it only shows it at 4 a.m in the morning now

Anonymous said...

Wow i never knew this show had so much love. When i first saw this show i thought it was stupid becosue it looked so much like a baby show with the grappics but when i watched it I totally fell in love. So i like been looking all over the internet to watch more episodes only to find out. WHAT ITS BEEN CANCELLED LIKE 1 YEAR AGO!!!! But untill now im still on constant search to find more about this show becosue by fall in love i do mean fall in love bceouse I fell in love with Maggie. Well anyways I also found out that Disney channel only alows any show to have 65 episodes no matter how populer except for some reason Kim Possible is still going for awhile but what i figured is if we really want this show to live some more and not just be trapped in the time of reruns until totally eliminated from disney is that Maggie should move out of Disney to some other channel so she'll live pass that acursed 65 episode life span. I also heard from wikipedia that Kim Possible was extended becouse her fans really wanted more or something so i bet if we can just get an army of determind fans of this show then we can bring it back to life!

I also apoligize for spelling errors and anything thats out of order for i am not a proffesional writer.

Anonymous said...

I loved the buzz on maggie show. no im serious i loved it. I watched it all the time. disney is so dumb!!! now they only put it on at 4:00am. I searching online for episodes to watch but i can't find anything. So please if anyone finds anything please please please tell me. rock on maggie!!

Feri-san said...

I lost my faithin disney ever since they started 'killing' Traditional animation for Full-fledged CGI movies. Don't get me wrong, they're astounding ( even if Im not fond of any 3D movies except the Incredibles and Happy Feet, the rest I loathe them), but killing 2D for that? No thank you. Then again, wasn't that partly Eisner's fault?

Either way, the management in disney still reeks... big time.

Good luck in your future projects mate :)

Anonymous said...

one of my fav series from disney.

Anonymous said...

Best.disney.channel.show.EVER
'nuff said

Oh it was never the same when they canceled it.
2 words = COME BACK, at least for another season because that will be AWESOME

Anonymous said...

Why the hell did they do that?! It dosen't even air on Toon Disney. What,is Toon Disney too lame for the show The Buzz On Maggie??? Well they did air it on Toon Disney this one time on Sunday,but then i never got to see it again....i have to wakeup at 4:00 to watch it! I meen who would watch something at 4:00am in the morning?

Anonymous said...

I loved this show on Disney Channel! I just wished you continued this cartoon to make it last up to 150 episodes, and a movie! By the way, I would like to start doing cartooning like you and the other great artists: Jorge Guiterrez, Gabe Swarr, Craig McCracken, Steve Lambey, John Kricfalusi, Dave Wasson, Chris Reccardi, and Chris Savino. I would like to work with you guys someday.

Anonymous said...

this one the best cartoon and think that buzz on maggie desearve a second season

LIV said...

Omigosh! How could Disney do this? They should have canceled something else. I love all the shows that got like.... 5 episodes and 1 month! Like Dave the Barvarian, lizzie mgguire, and the buzz on maggie! Poor little Maggie. You really screwed up there Disney. SHAME SHAME SHAME!

Anthony said...

I'm very annoyed with Disney ending good shows. I really miss the Buzz on Maggie and I hope that the show will be revived even if it has to be taken to a new channel such as Cartoon Network.

Pete Slablam said...

When I was a little kid, Mickey Mouse used to be my favourite cartoon character; but I gave that position to Maggie Pesky when I was 9 and a half.

I live in Australia; and like Sean said, this show wasn't popular enough in my country. (P.S. Australia DOES have states; just not as many!)

Someday, I'll make cartoons where the main character is a girl, and I'm not going to let Disney ruin that opportunity.

I miss Maggie Pesky, and I'm glad I'm not the only one. She was beautiful, clever and a well-developed character, not like most of the moronic imbeciles you see on TV these days.

Well, we'll just have to remember Margaret Pesky as the most fantascious cartoon character who EVER starred in cartoons from the 2000's. But hey, if we know what makes a cartoon good or bad, maybe we should make our own cartoons someday. Doesn't that just sound fantabulous?

R.I.P.
The Buzz on Maggie
June 17, 2005 -- May 27, 2006

R.I.P
Decent Animation by Anyone Anywhere
September 14, 1914 -- May 27, 2006

Goodbye, kind world.

From yours truly, Pete Maunua Slablam

(It was 9:41 in my state when I wrote this.)