Saturday Morning Cartoons: “The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9” and “Unicorn in the Garden”

The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9: A terrifying alien creature on an alien planet, a courageous spaceman armed to the teeth with modern technology, what could possibly go wrong?. (5:58 minutes)

The Unicorn in the Garden: Based on the story by James Thurber, this is one of the best shorts made by UPA. (6:42 minutes)

The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9
by Jake Armstrong


The Unicorn in the Garden
by William T. Hurtz

For more animation, visit our Saturday Morning Cartoon Index.

René Walling is a fan of SF, animation and comics, this has led him to co-chair Anticipation, the 2009 Worldcon, be involved with fps magazine for more than a decade, write reviews of francophone short fiction for The Portal, and start Nanopress, a Canadian small press. He looks forward to living on Mars where he would benefit from having more than 24 hours in a day.


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