I still dig the occasional cartoon. Considering my bona fides, you may assume that my animation of choice might be of the superhero variety. There’s some truth in this assumption. I loved Batman the Animated Series; that’s undeniable. I also enjoyed the first season of Invincible, which I recently watched, and the first two seasons […]Read more "Disenchantment: Part 1 (Netflix) — a review"
I’ve written reviews of the first shows of new series I’ve watched before. I recall writing separate reviews for the first and second episodes of The Orville. I wasn’t crazy about the first, but I came around by the second. Still, I generally wait until I’ve watched the whole season. There are only eight episodes […]Read more "Invincible: Season 1: Episode 1: “It’s About Time” — a review (Amazon Original)"
With DC Universe undergoing its current implosion, the fate of some of the television shows I’ve enjoyed on that platform may be up in the air. Is that a mixed metaphor? Implosion and up in the air? The three series on my mind are Titans, Doom Patrol and, of course, this animated series, starring the […]Read more "Harley Quinn: Season 2 — a review"
A while back, I bragged about having watched all of the existing Trek content available in the world. First off, a person should never brag about anything. It’s not very classy or professional, and it makes you look egotistical. Arrogant, even. The word “brag” is the load-bearing portion of the word braggart, which is generally […]Read more "Lies, Trophies, Looking Forward and Star Trek: Lower Decks — not a review (because I haven’t watched it yet)"
I delayed writing my review of the first season of DC Universe’s Harley Quinn because I thought I had more time. The first season debuted November 29, 2019. I assumed that meant Season 2 wouldn’t come out until at least the fall of 2020. You remember that old saying about what it means when you […]Read more "Harley Quinn: Season 1 — a review"
The final eight episodes of Season 6 of Netflix’s amazing animated series BoJack Horseman are scheduled to drop on January 26, 2020. This review is for the first eight episodes of the last season. Those of you who still dismiss animated shows as kiddie fare haven’t been watching this one, which pairs anthropomorphized animals and […]Read more "BoJack Horseman: Season 6 (Part One) — a review"
You probably knew already that Season 6 of BoJack Horseman is the final season of this wonderfully bleak and bitter animated series which includes both human and anthropomorphized animal characters. The first half of the 16-episode season drops on Netflix in less than a week, with the second half coming early in 2020. It seems […]Read more "BoJack Horseman: Season 5 — a review"
BoJack Horseman is a cartoon. I don’t know why I feel like I have to qualify what I’m about to say by leading with that statement. It’s a cartoon with anthropomorphized animals in leading roles, such as what we’ve grown accustomed to in kiddie fare since I was a child. Which was a long […]Read more "BoJack Horseman: Season 4 — a review"
In my reviews of the previous seasons, I think I include the caveat somewhere in the body of the writing that this is not a cartoon for children. This animated series about an anthropomorphized horse struggling with depression and multiple substance abuse issues has always had a tendency to go dark. Season 3 is […]Read more "BoJack Horseman: Season 3: “That’s Too Much, Man!” — a review"
Yes, this Netflix original is a cartoon that features animal characters alongside human ones. And, yes, the lead character is a horse-man named BoJack, voiced by Will Arnett of Arrested Development fame. The show also relies, heavily, on sight gags and animal-centric puns. Here are a few: “Ewe-Haul” instead of “U-Haul.” Guitars signed by “Woodchuck” […]Read more "BoJack Horseman: Season 2 — a review"