In algebra, the square of a number is that number multiplied by itself. Therefore Carl squared = C2.
Carl’s sister Chloe is a Goth. A “Goth” is an alternative subculture of music and fashion. Its origin came from a Germanic Tribe, the Goths. It was later used to describe “barbaric” medieval architecture. The term later applied to 18th century literature, which had a fascination with death and the supernatural.
Carl’s girlfriend Skye, a crusader for “Save the Strays” (a fictitious group modelled on the SPCA) is also a Vegan. According to a survey by the National Institute of Nutrition, only four percent of Canadians consider themselves vegetarian.
Carl’s best friend Jamie is a Guerrilla Film Maker. Some famous Guerrilla film-making tips: (1) Need an actor to walk across the ceiling? Build a floor that looks like a ceiling and turn the camera upside down. (2) Need a film noir look? Water the streets. (3) Need fake sweat? Fake it with petroleum jelly and a spritz of water; the beading will show up better on film.
On February 23, 1997, a group in Scotland, headed by Dr. Ian Wilmut, created the first clone of a large mammal, a sheep named Dolly. Dolly inspired us to clone humans.
Unlike the motion picture Jurassic Park, it is unlikely mankind will be able to clone dinosaurs. We have no dinosaur DNA from which to make these clones.
According to Merriam-Webster “blog” headed the list of most looked-up terms on its site during the last twelve months (article dated: 2004).
Unlike most animated shows, Carl2 is entirely produced in Canada, with production centers in Toronto and Ottawa.
The show is animated entirely on computer, using our own secret blend of FLASH, TOONZ, PHOTOSHOP, SHINTALAY and FINAL CUT PRO software.
How many drawings in a typical episode of Carl Squared? None! Carl2 is a 2D digitally animated show that relies for the most part on “symbol manipulation”.
It takes about 25 animators, working in two shifts, five weeks to animate each episode of Carl2.
The animation for an entire episode can be saved on a pocket drive about the size of your wallet.