Television: Light Touch

Some of TV's best shows are the bright little animated-cartoon commercials that charm the viewer into yielding to Madison Avenue's "soft sell." The best of them, such as the Harry and Bert beer ads, come from Hollywood's UPA Pictures, Inc., whose booming output has not only rescued it from the theater slump but spawned branch studios in Manhattan and London. Last week, acting on the obvious conclusion, CBS began showing UPA's cartoon artistry strictly for its own entertaining sake. Aglow with ingenuity as radiant as its Technicolor, the Boing-Boing Show (Sun. 5:30 p.m., E.S.T.) became the first weekly all-cartoon revue to...

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