History DethroningMoment / RobotChicken

23rd Dec '17 11:19:56 PM Mockery
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* [=InTheGallbladder=]: Just when I thought these guys couldn't lower the bar any further, enter "Hey, I Found Another Sock." In particular, the attempt at political satire. It's a ShallowParody of WebVideo/HomestarRunner that deftly goes through all the clichés of every thirteen-year-old's first TV-14/TV-MA comedy. The closest it gets to actual parody is a throwaway reference or two to the couple of flash files from which the animation crew [[{{Plagiarism}} jacked their assets wholesale]]. It honestly reads like a Bush Administration-era sketch the crew couldn't complete in time; the only even slightly up-to-date reference is a non-sequitir mention of Trump's campaign slogan.

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* [=InTheGallbladder=]: Just when I thought these guys couldn't lower the bar any further, enter "Hey, I Found Another Sock." In particular, the attempt at political satire. It's a ShallowParody of WebVideo/HomestarRunner that deftly goes through all the clichés of every thirteen-year-old's first TV-14/TV-MA comedy. The closest it gets to actual parody is a throwaway reference or two to the couple of flash files from which the animation crew [[{{Plagiarism}} jacked their assets wholesale]]. It honestly reads like a Bush Administration-era sketch the crew couldn't complete in time; the only even slightly up-to-date reference is a non-sequitir mention of Trump's campaign slogan.slogan.
* {{Mockery}}: Okay, so there's hit and there's miss. Sometimes the series faceplants, but its machine-gun style of humor means that its quantity-over-quality approach is deliberate. Fine. Then there's the Skylanders Trap Team sketch out of Fridge Smell. We see a cat-woman named Tuff Luck and another Skylander, Bushwhack, get it on, although another toy tells him earlier that she's a Trap Master. After some forgettable dialogue by some other characters, Bushwhack emerges from the shrubbery they'd gone behind, screaming "It's a trap!" Tuff Luck, for her part, calls out after him, "DEAL WITH IT!" She emerges, and while the image is a digital mosaic, it's clear enough that they've gone with an UnsettlingGenderReveal as the other characters clarify that she's a "Trap"--i.e. has a penis--and Wolfgang begins to sing crudely about how Tuff Luck wants to sodomize people as she gleefully pursues a horrified Bushwhack. It was tasteless and unfunny to begin with, then went down the worst possible path, doubling down on it at the end with the song. There's plenty of bad sketches, I won't argue. But this one is currently the gravest possible offender for me.
20th Dec '17 2:37:30 PM InTheGallbladder
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* [=InTheGallbladder=]: Just when I thought these guys couldn't lower the bar any further, enter "Hey, I Found Another Sock." In particular, the attempt at political satire. It's a ShallowParody of WebVideo/HomestarRunner that deftly goes through all the clichés of every thirteen-year-old's first TV-14/TV-MA comedy. The closest it gets to actual parody is a throwaway reference or two to the couple of flash files from which the animation crew [[{{Plagiarism}} jacked their assets wholesale]]. It honestly plays out like a Bush Administration-era sketch the crew couldn't complete by the end of his term; the only even slightly up-to-date reference is a non-sequitir mention of Trump's campaign slogan, right at the end.

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* [=InTheGallbladder=]: Just when I thought these guys couldn't lower the bar any further, enter "Hey, I Found Another Sock." In particular, the attempt at political satire. It's a ShallowParody of WebVideo/HomestarRunner that deftly goes through all the clichés of every thirteen-year-old's first TV-14/TV-MA comedy. The closest it gets to actual parody is a throwaway reference or two to the couple of flash files from which the animation crew [[{{Plagiarism}} jacked their assets wholesale]]. It honestly plays out reads like a Bush Administration-era sketch the crew couldn't complete by the end of his term; in time; the only even slightly up-to-date reference is a non-sequitir mention of Trump's campaign slogan, right at the end.slogan.
20th Dec '17 2:36:29 PM InTheGallbladder
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* [=InTheGallbladder=]: Just when I thought these guys couldn't lower the bar any further, enter "Hey, I Found Another Sock." In particular, the attempt at political satire. It's a ShallowParody of WebVideo/HomestarRunner that deftly goes through every thirteen-year-old's first TV-14/TV-MA comedy animation. The closest it gets to actual parody is a throwaway reference or two to the couple of flash files from which the animation crew [[{{Plagiarism}} jacked their assets wholesale]]. It honestly plays out like a Bush Administration-era sketch the crew couldn't complete by the end of his term; the only even slightly up-to-date reference is a non-sequitir mention of Trump's campaign slogan, right at the end.

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* [=InTheGallbladder=]: Just when I thought these guys couldn't lower the bar any further, enter "Hey, I Found Another Sock." In particular, the attempt at political satire. It's a ShallowParody of WebVideo/HomestarRunner that deftly goes through all the clichés of every thirteen-year-old's first TV-14/TV-MA comedy animation.comedy. The closest it gets to actual parody is a throwaway reference or two to the couple of flash files from which the animation crew [[{{Plagiarism}} jacked their assets wholesale]]. It honestly plays out like a Bush Administration-era sketch the crew couldn't complete by the end of his term; the only even slightly up-to-date reference is a non-sequitir mention of Trump's campaign slogan, right at the end.
20th Dec '17 2:35:04 PM InTheGallbladder
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* Tropers/CaptainTedium: I never really cared for the Where Are They Now-type sketches, but one moment related to them that really pissed me off was the treatment given to [[Series/NinjaTurtlesTheNextMutation Venus de Milo]] in the sketch about the current lives of forgotten girl toys in the episode "Moesha Poppins", and not just because I'm one of the few ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' fans who actually likes Venus. The first thing that drives me furious is that they credit Venus as a girl toy just because she was created as a token female for a team otherwise consisting of males. It's true that the TMNT franchise is primarily aimed at boys and that Venus was created because the executives at Fox wanted a girl turtle so that potential female audiences could have someone to relate to and somehow forgot about April O'Neil, but that doesn't exactly mean that she's a girl's toy. By that logic, we'd have to classify [[Franchise/GIJoe Lady Jaye, Scarlett]], and [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} Arcee]] as girl toys, too! What really pushed my buttons, however, was when they revealed Venus was DrivenToSuicide over her lack of popularity and killed herself by drowning herself in a toilet, with the unfunny punchline of two cops debating over whether it was ironic or funny that Venus soiled herself when she died. There's nothing funny ''or'' ironic about it because ''everyone'' shits themselves when they die.

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* Tropers/CaptainTedium: I never really cared for the Where Are They Now-type sketches, but one moment related to them that really pissed me off was the treatment given to [[Series/NinjaTurtlesTheNextMutation Venus de Milo]] in the sketch about the current lives of forgotten girl toys in the episode "Moesha Poppins", and not just because I'm one of the few ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' fans who actually likes Venus. The first thing that drives me furious is that they credit Venus as a girl toy just because she was created as a token female for a team otherwise consisting of males. It's true that the TMNT franchise is primarily aimed at boys and that Venus was created because the executives at Fox wanted a girl turtle so that potential female audiences could have someone to relate to and somehow forgot about April O'Neil, but that doesn't exactly mean that she's a girl's toy. By that logic, we'd have to classify [[Franchise/GIJoe Lady Jaye, Scarlett]], and [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} Arcee]] as girl toys, too! What really pushed my buttons, however, was when they revealed Venus was DrivenToSuicide over her lack of popularity and killed herself by drowning herself in a toilet, with the unfunny punchline of two cops debating over whether it was ironic or funny that Venus soiled herself when she died. There's nothing funny ''or'' ironic about it because ''everyone'' shits themselves when they die.die.
* [=InTheGallbladder=]: Just when I thought these guys couldn't lower the bar any further, enter "Hey, I Found Another Sock." In particular, the attempt at political satire. It's a ShallowParody of WebVideo/HomestarRunner that deftly goes through every thirteen-year-old's first TV-14/TV-MA comedy animation. The closest it gets to actual parody is a throwaway reference or two to the couple of flash files from which the animation crew [[{{Plagiarism}} jacked their assets wholesale]]. It honestly plays out like a Bush Administration-era sketch the crew couldn't complete by the end of his term; the only even slightly up-to-date reference is a non-sequitir mention of Trump's campaign slogan, right at the end.
16th Aug '17 9:47:41 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Tropers/MelancholyUtopia: To me, this show is sometimes funny, sometimes terrible, sometimes meh. Some of you might think me weird, but I didn't care much for the ''Toy Story 4'' skit. Yeah, it was terrible, but I didn't have that a strong reaction to it. I did, however, for the "Pubescent Rodents" sketch. Essentially, some girl groupies want to have sex with Alvin and the Chipmunks. Actually, only one of them wants to, the other two being reasonably disturbed by the idea. However, she ends up with Alvin in his hotel room, and starts to regret her decision. At first she wants to go through with it because she doesn't want to be seen as a sissy by her friends, but eventually, she aborts her plan anyway by trying to call them...then we get a scene of her friends riding the other two chipmunks on the same bed. The end. Next sketch. I get the joke, I get what the punchline was supposed to be...it just wasn't funny. As someone who's struggling to not look at {{Shotacon}}, it triggered my guily conscience. I know what they're trying to do, I know that they like crossing the line for the sake of their sketches...but it's exactly those sketches that are sorted into the "terrible" pile whenever I watch the show, at least when it isn't done in a clever and tasteful way. I can take sex jokes, just don't ever mix it with pedophilia and bestiality at the same time, if it's only for the sake of being shocking instead of actually funny. That's the kind of crap I only want to give credit to ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' for having, a show I hate even more.

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* Tropers/MelancholyUtopia: To me, this show is sometimes funny, sometimes terrible, sometimes meh. Some of you might think me weird, but I didn't care much for the ''Toy Story 4'' skit. Yeah, it was terrible, but I didn't have that a strong reaction to it. I did, however, for the "Pubescent Rodents" sketch. Essentially, some girl groupies want to have sex with Alvin and the Chipmunks. Actually, only one of them wants to, the other two being reasonably disturbed by the idea. However, she ends up with Alvin in his hotel room, and starts to regret her decision. At first she wants to go through with it because she doesn't want to be seen as a sissy by her friends, but eventually, she aborts her plan anyway by trying to call them...then we get a scene of her friends riding the other two chipmunks on the same bed. The end. Next sketch. I get the joke, I get what the punchline was supposed to be...it just wasn't funny. As someone who's struggling to not look at {{Shotacon}}, [[LoliconAndShotacon shotacon]], it triggered my guily conscience. I know what they're trying to do, I know that they like crossing the line for the sake of their sketches...but it's exactly those sketches that are sorted into the "terrible" pile whenever I watch the show, at least when it isn't done in a clever and tasteful way. I can take sex jokes, just don't ever mix it with pedophilia and bestiality at the same time, if it's only for the sake of being shocking instead of actually funny. That's the kind of crap I only want to give credit to ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' for having, a show I hate even more.
14th Aug '17 12:29:15 AM TommyTiger
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* Tropers/MelancholyUtopia: To me, this show is sometimes funny, sometimes terrible, sometimes meh. Some of you might think me weird, but I didn't care much for the ''Toy Story 4'' skit. Yeah, it was terrible, but I didn't have that a strong reaction to it. I did, however, for the "Pubescent Rodents" sketch. Essentially, some girl groupies want to have sex with Alvin and the Chipmunks. Actually, only one of them wants to, the other two being reasonably disturbed by the idea. However, she ends up with one of them (I think it's Alvin) in his hotel room, and starts to regret her decision. At first she wants to go through with it because she doesn't want to be seen as a sissy by her friends, but eventually, she aborts her plan anyway by trying to call them...then we get a scene of her friends riding the other two chipmunks on the same bed. The end. Next sketch. I get the joke, I get what the punchline was supposed to be...it just wasn't funny. As someone who's struggling to not look at {{Shotacon}}, it triggered my guily conscience. I know what they're trying to do, I know that they like crossing the line for the sake of their sketches...but it's exactly those sketches that are sorted into the "terrible" pile whenever I watch the show, at least when it isn't done in a clever and tasteful way. I can take sex jokes, just don't ever mix it with pedophilia and bestiality at the same time, if it's only for the sake of being shocking instead of actually funny. That's the kind of crap I only want to give credit to ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' for having, a show I hate even more.

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* Tropers/MelancholyUtopia: To me, this show is sometimes funny, sometimes terrible, sometimes meh. Some of you might think me weird, but I didn't care much for the ''Toy Story 4'' skit. Yeah, it was terrible, but I didn't have that a strong reaction to it. I did, however, for the "Pubescent Rodents" sketch. Essentially, some girl groupies want to have sex with Alvin and the Chipmunks. Actually, only one of them wants to, the other two being reasonably disturbed by the idea. However, she ends up with one of them (I think it's Alvin) Alvin in his hotel room, and starts to regret her decision. At first she wants to go through with it because she doesn't want to be seen as a sissy by her friends, but eventually, she aborts her plan anyway by trying to call them...then we get a scene of her friends riding the other two chipmunks on the same bed. The end. Next sketch. I get the joke, I get what the punchline was supposed to be...it just wasn't funny. As someone who's struggling to not look at {{Shotacon}}, it triggered my guily conscience. I know what they're trying to do, I know that they like crossing the line for the sake of their sketches...but it's exactly those sketches that are sorted into the "terrible" pile whenever I watch the show, at least when it isn't done in a clever and tasteful way. I can take sex jokes, just don't ever mix it with pedophilia and bestiality at the same time, if it's only for the sake of being shocking instead of actually funny. That's the kind of crap I only want to give credit to ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' for having, a show I hate even more.
5th Jun '17 1:44:27 PM fairygirl567
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** Tropers/{{fairygirl567}}: It came straight out nowhere too. At first, I thought it'd be like Didi taking the kids home and wondering how they keep getting out with the other parents agreeing with her and then maybe concluding that they're just adventurous children. But then they have Didi, blame Stu for being the neglectful parent when she's just as neglectful! At least Stu has an excuse, he's an inventor and has to spend time making new toys to help keep their house! I'm not sure what Didi does, but most of the time she's busy taking parenting advice from a crackpot psychiatrist. Even if they had done this same sketch with Angelica's parents or even Lil and Phil's parents, it still would've been a jarring and disturbing sketch because none of the parents have shown any abusive towards their spouse, depicting Didi of all people, as this domestically abusive shrew made me realize that they did this stupid joke because they thought that since the premise of children going on wild adventures warranted an abusive parents sketch. Good job, writers. There's a way to do this too, but not this poorly written.
5th Jun '17 1:06:23 PM fairygirl567
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** Tropers/{{fairygirl567}}: The jab they took at Daria was really uncalled for especially when they started out by calling her gross and then depicted her as an overweight man because she decided to get a sex change, then having Micheal Moore puke after hearing her explain why she decided to do it. Daria wasn't the most attractive character, but she didn't need to be because she was known for her wit, sarcastic tone and dark outlook, but she continued to go about her life. They've made jabs at other 90s and 80s characters, which they've done well at, but this just felt way too mean-spiriuted and unfunny.
26th Apr '17 6:46:09 PM KrazyTVWatcher
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** Tropers/KrazyTVWatcher: After looking at that sketch, I agree with you. If anything, the writers of this sketch tried way too hard to be funny, yet I can already feel that this sketch evoked a lot of negative reactions out of Christians in the world today. This is one of the Christianity-related sketches I hate on ''Robot Chicken''.
16th Jan '17 5:46:35 PM ironballs16
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*** Tropers/{{Ironballs16}} - this is also a ShoutOut to ''Literature/TheGreenMile'', [[https://youtu.be/7s9RYLabxCg where an inmate meets a similar end]] when Percy, the SadisticGuard, "[[BlatantLies forgets]]" to dampen the sponge, and they ''have'' to go through with the execution because stopping before the inmate is dead would have violated laws against cruel & unusual punishment.

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*** Tropers/{{Ironballs16}} - this is also a ShoutOut to ''Literature/TheGreenMile'', [[https://youtu.be/7s9RYLabxCg where an inmate meets a similar end]] when Percy, the SadisticGuard, TokenEvilTeammate of the guards, "[[BlatantLies forgets]]" to dampen the sponge, and they ''have'' to go through with the execution because stopping before the inmate is dead would have violated laws against cruel & unusual punishment.
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