Friday, August 27, 2010

Phineas and Ferb, I Heart You

When a children's cartoon on Disney Channel manages to parody CSI: Miami's David Caruso--which isn't really difficult--I have to laugh.

Because David Caruso never acts. Never has. He simply plays himself in various modes of David Caruso-ness. Which is lucrative work, if you can get it. But Phineas, in all his cartoony, triangular-headed wonder, nailed Caruso's pregnant pauses and sense of self-importance. For good measure, the toon also nailed the dismount--which is the always-dramatic donning of sunglasses Caruso does in every CSI.

By the way, could someone tell Caruso that wearing a black blazer daily in Miami doesn't make much sense. Just saying...

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