TODAY | March 06, 2014
>>> we are back at 8:40. a new generation of kids will be introduced to a classic cartoon this weekend.
>> the new animated movie "mr. peabody and sherman " hits theaters.
>> you can trust me, paul. i'm a licensed chiropractor.
>> the main character in "mr. peabody & sherman " is a nobel laureate , inventor, musician. for the voice behind mr. peabody, life does not always imitate art.
>> everyone who knows me know what is a herculean feat it is for me to play a genius.
>> it's a modern take on peabody's improbable history, a cartoon that aired during the "rocky and bullwinkle" show years ago. max lends his 10-year-old chops to sherman.
>> sherman is a character that everything he touches, he breaks.
>> the father-and-son duo visit history.
>> one word i still have trouble pronouncing is agamemnon.
>> in scene, the characters swing by the trojan horse . the history lessons are a highlight for ariel winter , who plays his side kick annie.
>> and it has a talking dog ?
>> that's amazing. a talking dog in general is hilarious.
>> could you relate to it in some way?
>> you relate to the idea of universal love .
>> maybe with this story life actually does imitate art.
>> is that one of your favorites?
>> it's interesting because the rocky & bullwinkle series, they were known for this anarchist sense of humor, which this cartoon also had.