Dethroning Moment: Johnny Test
has been running for quite a while, and it has gained quite a lot of hatred from around the world
. However, there are some episodes so terrible
than the rest, that they managed to find a way to this page.
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- Raguigi: Now, I'm okay with the series as a whole, but "Johnnysicle" was probably the worst episode yet. This is mainly because it's a major retcon. Brainfreezer keeps freezing Johnny over and over, and Brainfreezer says the same thing over and over: "Revenge!" When Johnny asks why Brainfreezer is doing this...he says it's because he's lonely. Wait, what? I thought you hated Johnny because his sisters won the award at the academy, and you were stopped by Johnny himself. Obviously the coldness you induce must have damaged your brain cells and made you forget. So Johnny tries getting the guy on a date, but it keeps failing miserably. Now, I know Brainfreezer is supposed to be an antagonist, but if he's so "lonely" (which he's not, but that's what everyone in-universe seems to believe), why are you trating him this way? Won't that just make him angry again? Well, it does, and eventually they are led to the sisters' lab. They were working on some stylizing machine (it has been seen before in this episode), and manage to solve the problem while following the stupid Retcon. Then, for no reason, Mr. Mittens breaks in, and it turns out that it's because he's lonely. Again, retcon. Is every villain in the series lonely, or just idiots?
- Tropers/Baronobeefdip: Normally, I like Johnny Test. But, one episode made me cringe. Which one? Well, it's the one where the parents find out that Dukey can talk. It starts out fine enough, and the idea of the parents having Dukey spend more time with them rather than Johnny makes for a pretty good plot. But then they had to hit the Reset Button, and do it in the dumbest way imaginable: Johnny, rather than simply telling his parents that he feels bad that he hasn't gotten the chance to hang out with his dog after said parents find out he can talk, pretty much tricks them into the lab and erases their memory. (Sigh) So much for the concept of the whole Test family hilariously dealing with having a talking dog.
- Cali Wolf Ninja: "Johnny's Big Dumb Sisters". In this episode, Johnny's sisters are accidentally hit with a laser beam from one of their inventions and have their IQ's dropped drastically, around the time when they were supposed to make a presentation about said invention. In Sensible Land, any normal person would try to return their IQ's to normal as soon as they can. But not with Johnny Test! Oh no! Instead, let's take advantage of the now mentally challenged older siblings! Isn't that a great lesson for kids? If you see someone who's mentally challenged, use them for your own entertainment!.....Jerk Ass.
- Tropers/philipthepatsy: "Good Ol' Johnny Test". This episode is a poor "parody" of A Charlie Brown Christmas. For one thing, it cheapens Linus's awesome "True Meaning of Christmas" speech into Dukey's "True Meaning of a School Play" speech, which was ridiculously unfunny, and, of all things, ended with a flatulence sound effect. It tries to be humorous in having the kids of the main cast sing a horrendous version of "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing", stopping before they get into any mention of Jesus. The parody parts are so awful, especially when trying to parody a beloved Christmas special. The rest of the plot is no better, as it's just Johnny trying to stop a landfill monster (that HE created) in order to put on a school play...with a very, VERY blatant Green Aesop thrown in to boot. Writers, if you want to parody something so beloved, 1) Do it well, and 2) Don't have a lame plot along with it.
- MadMan400096: I never really liked the show to begin with, but the ending of "Mush, Johnny, Mush" was just shit. Basically, Johnny and friends race some of the show's villains. Who won? Nobody, because they used the clichéd, idiotic cop out of having the winner completely unknown! Sorry, writers. Come back when you actually try.
- bobdrantz: For me, it was the episode "Johnny's Royal Flush" in which Johnny is turned into a fish, flushed down the toilet, and pursued by a hungry sewer gator. What makes this episode a DMOS is the ending. Long story short, the alligator is (offscreen) sucked into what is essentially a giant fan and killed. That's right. The episode ends with a living creature essentially ripped apart and turned into shoes and bags. Even worse is the fact that the series treats this ending as funny. Yes, it's always hilarious whenever a living creature dies a horrible painful death. People, far more evil villains have done worse than the 'gator (For example, recurring villain Darth Vegan tried twice to essentially destroy all life on earth by stealing all the natural resources) are defeated and injured, but were still left alive, though utterly humiliated. So, what are you trying to teach us Johnny Test? It's ok to let "humanoid" villains live even if they try to wipe out entire planets but a hungry alligator deserves to die as painfully and disturbingly as possible?
- Frankiefoster: I hated Johnny Test before because it reminded me of Dexter's Laboratory too much, with a hint of Johnny Bravo in how his hair design looked, but once I saw Royal Flush's second half, my hate was solidified. Any of you seen Finding Nemo, specifically the scenes where Nemo tries to get away from the fan and Bruce's feeding frenzy? Split those two apart and cram them together, take out Bruce and replace him with a soon-dying hungry gator, and you have the episode. Great creativity, writers...great creativity.
- fluffything: Agreed 1000% with both of the above. Hey, writers of Johnny Test, there's a difference between a cartoon animal being injured for comedy and an animal dying a horrible agonizing death. Guess which one you guys pulled off. Hint: It's the one that's not funny. Plus, isn't Johnny usually the one compassionate enough to save his enemies when they're in danger? So, not only do we have blatant animal cruelty against a creature whose only crime was that it was hungry, but we also have Johnny acting utterly Out of Character just so said alligator would die violently. Remind me why this show is getting new episodes again?
- Mineburst: That's not the first time something like the above scenario happened. There's "Deep Sea Johnny", that episode where Johnny gets the ability to breathe underwater from an invention. That same invention gives a shark, octopus and electric eel the ability to breathe air; bringing them to torment beach goers. While the shark and eel get the chance to return to the ocean, the octopus... is chopped into sushi (offscreen) and eaten by the Test family. I personally would have liked the episode more if the octopus ran into the ocean like the shark and eel.
- Noah1: The Johnny Test episode "Dark Johnny" is, if not the shining example of the show's shoddy writing, then the most infuriating. Dark Vegan is stranded on Earth, and agrees to a truce: if Johnny helps him return to Vegandon, he will forgo his revenge on Johnny and quit invading and draining other planets of their resources. The first major issue with this episode is when the Test Sisters refuse to let them use the spaceship, saying that they'll "just crash it like last time". Now, I'm all for keeping Johnny's mitts off your things, but blowing off a king trying to return to his home and people and give up his evil ways in the same breath?! Plus, it's not like they don't know about it, considering they mockingly call him "Dork Vegan" later in the episode. But eventually Dark Vegan does manage to get the ship (by hypnotizing Gil) and returns home, where it turns out that his time on Earth gave him a love of toast, and since Vegandon has no bread or toasters, he returns to Earth and gleefully declares the agreement null and void before attacking Johnny. First of all, if Dark Vegan wanted toast that badly, he could import the stuff necessary to make it rather than abandon his home planet. Secondly, the deal was that he would give up being evil if Johnny helped you return home, which he did! Whether or not Dark Vegan stays is another matter entirely. So basically, Dark Vegan abandoned his home planet for toast and a flimsy excuse to remain evil and vengeful. You'd think his Rebellious Princess Jillian would have something to say about that, but nope! She's content to smugly advise Johnny to run, abandoning her home for her own selfish reasons as well. Writers, if you want to keep Dark Vegan on the Rogues Gallery that badly, that's fine, but please do so without such levels of asinine derailment!
- Kurokokoro: The episode with a one off gag implying that Johnny and Dukey are directly responsible for Marie Cure's long and painful death from radiation poisoning. Even for this show, that's just sickening.