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[[caption-width-right:349:He remembers it so ''you'' don't have to.\\
You better be grateful.]]

->''"[[CatchPhrase Hel-lo, I'm the Nostalgia Critic.]] [[OnceAnEpisode I remember it so you don't have to.]]"''
-->-- '''The Nostalgia Critic'''

The founding character of the Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses site and the one that, in conjunction with the ''Five Second Movies'', launched Creator/DougWalker's career as an {{Internet}} celebrity.

The Nostalgia Critic is [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a cynical critic who, in the original run, reviewed movies and TV shows from]] TheEighties, [[TheNineties Nineties]] and occasionally [[TurnOfTheMillennium the early 2000s]], although in a few cases he reviewed films from later years than this, such as his reviews of ''Film/TheRoom'' (2003), ''Film/AloneInTheDark2005'' and ''Anime/{{Ponyo|OnTheCliffByTheSea}}'' (2008). He has a bit of a temper problem, but is otherwise [[DeadpanSnarker very sarcastic]].

After running for 222 episodes, Doug [[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/thatguywiththeglasses/video-updates/36516-no-more-nostalgia-critic announced the Critic's retirement]] in September 2012 (reflected in the ending of ''WebVideo/ToBoldlyFlee'' and to a lesser extent, his ''Film/ScoobyDoo'' review, [[GrandFinale which was the precursor to]] ''[[GrandFinale To Boldly Flee]]''), so he could move on to other projects, the biggest being ''WebVideo/DemoReel''. He would continue to make cameos in other people's works and was still referenced in other people's works, but he did not intend to return except on special occasions...

...[[{{Uncancelled}} that was,]] until, on January 22, 2013, [[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/thatguywiththeglasses/nostalgia-critic/38009-the-review-must-go-on the Nostalgia Critic's return was announced, bringing the end of ''Demo Reel'' along with it.]] Episodes resumed February 5, 2013, with reviews on a fortnightly basis, though now with editorials on the weeks inbetween, and no cutoff date aside from "not currently in theaters." The show also took on Malcolm Ray and Rachel Tietz, who played Tacoma Narrows and Rebecca Stoné on ''Demo Reel'', as co-stars. Rachel left the show, saying goodbye to the fans in the review of ''Film/FaceOff'' and was replaced with Tamara Chambers, who had previously appeared in the review of ''{{Film/Catwoman}}''.

You can see his videos [[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/thatguywiththeglasses/nostalgia-critic here]]. A list of works reviewed is [[DougWalkerList here]], and Recap/{{recap}}s of his episodes are [[Recap/TheNostalgiaCritic here]].
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-->''[[BookEnds "I'm the Nostalgia Critic! I remember it so you don't have to!"]]''