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Discussion in 'General Discussion Forum' started by TerminallyChill, Jul 17, 2018.
You can watch the whole series on YouTube. Too bad it was cancelled because of Seth.
Is Adult Swim any good anymore? I used to watch Family Guy a lot when I was young and debated with my Christian parents to let me watch it. As an adult I see it for what it was; scandalous smut. But it did bring in a lot of viewers and airing on Adult Swim revived the show and gave it more seasons after it was dropped by Fox.
But how is Adult Swim nowadays? I haven't heard anything good coming from it other than that Rick and Morty garbage.
Adult swim is not that good. Only good thing it has is toonami. All of adult swim's good shows are dead.
The Venture Bros has always been an Amazing show...just one with one of the worst season schedules ever.
Bojack Horseman is one of my all time favorite shows, animated or otherwise. That being said, I don't have Netflix so I can't speak on the quality of their other in-house productions.
I always thought Rick & Morty (at least the first two seasons and some episodes of the third) was very clever and well written. I didn't realize until recently that its fanbase gives it a bad name, though.
I like bojack more for the serious moments and episodes. Besides that, the comedy is weak and I disagree with some of the politics.
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Adultswim gave me Sealab 2021. Enough said.
I never really got the impression that Bojack was overtly political in any way. I mean, I remember the one episode where they made fun of natural gas fracking, but I thought the joke was more that Mr. Peanutbutter was retarded enough to allow a dangerous mining operation into a suburban neighborhood than anything else.
Well since I was born in 99 I saw most of the age of coming kid shows that would either grow up to be famous (and bloated as a result) or just become mostly good then peacefully go off the air.
My 4 favorite are 2 shows from each network cn and nick for the nick side I loved SpongeBob and Invader Zim.
Obviously as a kid I enjoyed the characters and the humor of spongebob in is first couple of seasons especially more so as an adult if I catch one of the older episodes playing but with it being milked to death by Viacom and them even announcing the series ending in 2020 or 2019 I haven't watched it since, Zim I loved for the absurdity of it in terms of the art style and plots of each episode.
Now for cn is close tie to Ed Edd n Eddy and Courage the Cowardy Dog, What I liked most for these two shows is at least they ended In a good way or least before they began to run out of ideas and drag the show down as a result, Ed Edd n Eddy in particular had like 4 specials and the big picture (basically a movie) to end the series on such a good note.
I only voted Nickelodeon because of the earlier programming. The modern Nickelodeon is a bunch of cheesy, live action garbage.
I was always deeply embarrassed by the fact I wasn't allowed to watch Invader Zim, Ed Edd & Eddy, or Courage The Cowardly Dog growing up, so I used to pretend I hated them anyway so everyone at school didn't think I was a total loser. (I'm several years older than you.) At least I was allowed to watch Spongebob, though. My poor best friend wasn't so fortunate on that one. He became even more of a social outcast than me as a result.
I've seen most of Ed Edd & Eddy now, and I think it's great. It does have a finale that does it justice. From what I did see of Courage back then I found it pretty creepy and honestly would have avoided watching it voluntarily. I did always think it was good, though. I was just a chicken. Invader Zim I've still never seen thanks to its association with the Hot Topic crowd, but due to the tone and subject matter I have a strong suspicion that I would enjoy it.
Same, I will forever be a Hey Arnold, Wild Thornberry, and Jimmy Neutron kinda guy.
My mum would tape a lot of cartoons for me to watch when I was a kid, this was in Scotland so I never really grew up on any of the popular networks a lot of people were used to. Some of the kid channels still got stuff like Pokemon and Arthur and all that, but I only remember seeing it as far back as around 2004/5. So pretty much past a lot of the cartoon's runtime in the States. A lot of the ones I'd watch seem like a chimeric memory of all kinds of absurd concepts and settings. The only three I really remember were
Watch my Chops: This real ugly looking show about a dogsitter and a talking dog. I don't actually remember anything about it besides the intro theme. And even then, its just the last 5 seconds of it.
Count Duckula: Nobody in my family believes this show exists. They all think I'm crazy for remembering it even after I've found the tapes and showed them clips.
South Park: Yeah, I know. But as a kid I really didn't see it as anything different from the other stuff on TV. Just that my mum would confiscate any tapes I had of it. First time I saw it was when my dad put it on the TV to keep me occupied while he was doing something. I don't really think he knew what it was. A couple years down the line I managed to snag a copy of the movie and ended up getting in trouble from a lot of people in town for singing the songs around other kids to look cool.
Also, one of the shows on the tapes was the animated sequence for O-Ren in Kill Bill. Which was followed by the entirety of Spirited Away. I don't know if my mum realised what either was. She just saw animation and thought to tape it. Spirited Away really messed my dreams up for a while though, what a weird movie.
Haha, Count Duckula. I had one audio play tape of it as a kid, and it was just the audio track of the show, meaning that it was not really understandable at all.
But it had some good german voice acting; in that episode where they go to Scotland, the Scots have a supremely hard to understand bavarian dialect instead of some scottish dialect.
This fucking movie is the reason I never watched anything even resembling anime outside of Pokemon. I slept with the lights on for a month. That goddamn Miyazaki.
I'm particularly fond of the late 90s/early 00s EXTREME cartoons like Mummies Alive!, Extreme Dinosaurs, Extreme Ghostbusters, that kind of shit.
And here's the most radical and manly intro of all time:
My balls just grew more balls.
Another IMAGE comic turned into an animated series back in the 90's was The MAXX on MTV. It was about a muscular homeless guy in purple skin suit with mental problems who thinks he might be a superhero who unwillingly drifts in and out of consciousness and ends up in a place called the outback, his freelance social worker/queen of the outback that looks out for him and a trans-dimensional psychic serial killer and rapist that knows what is really going on. The show itself had Amazing animation and this creepy nightmaredelic atmosphere. Viacom seems to have done a pretty good job expunging it from Youtube but I did find the show on Vimeo.
Damn I have been trying to remember the name of this comic/show. Thanks.
Sorry I meant Todd. Todd McFarlane, the creator of spawn.
I love cartoons and animes. I had a really shitty child hood and I think it helped me to secure that little bit of sanity that's left in my fucked up brain.