Last Sunday’s Animation Domination, Comedy Central shows, and Upcoming Fox Pilot

27 Nov


Last week’s Sunday animation domination was strange, to say the least.

Really enjoyed the new Simpsons – Mr. Burns losing his memory, and tons of self-deprecation and reference back to The Simpsons Movie.

I always love the Simpsons. Even the weak episodes. This one was better than most.

The Cleveland Show I’ve really come to love – especially lately. The jokes in the first part of the show were DYNAMITE, and then I thought MacFarlane would tackle the whole USA weight issue better, but it came across as clunky and blame-y at the end. Still good overall (I’m a chubby chaser).

As for Family Guy, I always dislike Brian-heavy episodes lately, especially ones where he’s acting like a jerk – in this case, to Stewie. It was interesting social commentary but not really that funny. (Strange, huh?)

Is Brian’s character modeled after Seth MacFarlane, or just his real voice? Because if that’s how Seth really is, bad news! Ha.

Finally, American Dad – good last week but nondescript. And as everyone knows, I LOVE American Dad – even more than Family Guy.

This week’s South Park was excellent too, although I missed the new Ugly Americans.

And I almost forgot – the Futurama Christmas/Holiday Special they showed on Thanksgiving! Not too laugh-out-loud funny but some really cool stuff in there – references back to past episodes, etc.

Looking forward to the big holiday special this week on The Simpsons, and the new MacFarlane shows too.

Also coming this week either before or after The Simpsons is a preview of the new show Bob’s Burgers ( which is made by Loren Bouchard of Home Movies fame.

Could be good.

More soon – thanks for reading, keep watching. We will!

Also be sure to check us out on Twitter. We’re also going to be more active on the boards and the Toonzone boards.

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