These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
YMMV: Woody Woodpecker
Archive Panic: 198 classic theatrical shorts (only 90 of which are on DVD) and 53 modern TV episodes (each of which are split into three segments), and that's not counting tie-in materials such as the comics.
Dork Age: Pretty much all of the cartoons from 1955 onward—some might even argue it began right after 1951, when the last Woody cartoon directed by Dick Lundy was made before the Lantz studio was briefly shut down until the next year.
Executive Meddling: The newer show had a lot of ridiculous censorship on par with the 1990s Spider-Man cartoon.
Germans Love David Hasselhoff: Woody is very popular in South America, to the point where his cartoons are still aired in some parts of it to this day!
Growing the Beard: The early shorts were fun, but sloppy attempts at imitating Looney Tunes. Things started improving when Shamus Culhane came and improved the direction and art of the cartoons, but the series truly reached its peak when Dick Lundy began directing.
Scapegoat Creator: Paul J. Smith picks up a lot of flak for the cruddier efforts produced during the 1960s and 1970s. It's debatable how much (if any) of it's deserved; while it's true that Lantz's budgets were pitiful even compared to what the likes of DePatie-Freleng and Sib Tower 12 were working with at the time, the general consensus tends to be that the cartoons by Lantz's other director in this period, Sid Marcus, were far better than Smith's output. Either Smith was overwhelmed by the combination of budgetary problems and his (allegedly) failing eyesight, or he just plain gave up trying to make anything decent.
Seasonal Rot: As mentioned above, the series went into a steep decline after the mid 1950's.
Values Dissonance: "The Screwdriver" has Woody dressing up as a rather politically incorrect depiction of a "chinaboy" with carriage for a gag.