Web Animation / People Watching

People Watching is a Web Series created by Winston Rowntree creator of the webcomic Subnormality, published on Cracked Youtube Channel. People Watching deals with the lives of various 20 and 30-something city folk dealing with the everyday struggles, problems and neuroses that go along with, well, life.


This series provides examples of:

  • Anthropomorphic Personification: Safra personifies her depression, it takes the form of a bespectacled, mustachioed man with arm tattoos wearing a short sleeved shirt in jeans who constantly makes remarks on how broken she is and how she will never be truly happy.
  • Better as Friends: Martha and Ted discuss this trope in episode 5 in terms to their platonic relationship.
  • Brutal Honesty: Jeremy and Candy opted to be brutally honest about themselves during Speed Dating and the people that they talked to started doing the same thing.
  • Confessional: A Non-Religious Confessional in episode 2
  • The Reveal:
    • At the end of episode 1, it looks like Candy and Jeremy are talking to each other only for it to reveal that they are talking to different people on different days.
    • At the end of episode 3 after a successful date with Jeremy, Safra talks to him in her apartment only for his comments to become suddenly negative and dismissive. It turns out she is talking to Depression Guy. Her date with Jeremy was over a week ago and she hadn't talked to him since.
  • Smarter Than You Look: Candy is a stripper with a 180 IQ
  • Transsexual: Jeremy is a Transsexual waiter