YMMV: Xiao Xiao

  • Crowning Moment of Awesome: All of Xiao Xiao 3. All of it. When it first came out, there was nothing else like it, not even the previous installments. It was face-melting.
  • Funny Moments: The end of 5.
  • Magnum Opus: Xiao Xiao No. 3 is far and away the most celebrated entry into the series, and it's the main thing that put Zhiqiang on the map back in the early 2000s. It's quite telling that an internet animation so old is still being held as a benchmark for internet Stick Figure Animations to this day. Which brings us to...
  • Seinfeld Is Unfunny: A notable aversion. Fifteen years is a veritable eternity on the internet, yet the animation communitynote  still looks back on his work fondly. Well, at least on episode three. The first episode still fits this trope with its choppy framerate, stiff animation, and being an .avi file instead of the soon-to-be-explosively-popular .swf format.