Despite this, both cartoons are on the "Everything Else" DVD sets and are still referenced in other cartoons.
Egoraptor has said that when he posted the first episode of Metal Gear Awesome on Newgrounds, he thought it would get blammed (deleted for sucking).
Jonathan Ian Mathers of Ill Will Press, producer of Neurotically Yours has, for quite some time, consistently denounced and attempted to suppress much of his earliest work; typically citing the heavily Fanservice-oriented nature of it. However, much of his more recent work pushes the fanservice envelope much farther; the only difference being that it's now done "ironically" instead of straight.
Subverted with Chakra-X with his Sonic the Hedgehog Fan animation Nazo Unleashed. Despite the use of rotoscoping off certain scenes from the likes of Sonic X and Dragon Ball which he considers lazy and crude, he says he's still proud of it in the HD Director's Cut, stating that he considers it a milestone in his animation projects, and uses the movie as a benchmark for his future original projects.