Edward Lear's Nonsense Stories is a series of original animated webisodes based on limericks from Lear's A Book of Nonsense (1846). The poems are each read aloud by a celebrity impressionist and then a short animated cartoon follows.



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Edward Lear's Nonsense Stories is a series of 18 original animated webisodes based on limericks from Edward Lear's A Book of Nonsense (1846). Each limerick is recited by a caricature of a celebrity or politician, followed by a black and white whiteboard and Flash cartoon animation expanding on Lear's limericks and adding more cartoon action and improvised mockery, while a silhouetted audience makes rude comments. Written by Artie Romero

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31 March 2012 (USA)  »

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$26,470 (estimated)

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In 2017, four shows were edited into a five minute short, "Lear's Nonsense," which has been making the film festival circuit. See more »

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