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I See A Funny Cartoon in Your Future
I'm sorry, but this episode finally made me think the Powerpuff Girls needed to fly away. The colors were blindingly bright (especially in the end credits!), the voices were annoying (especially the Narrator's, they must have paid him by the hour or something, he just kept talking throughout the whole episode!) and the villain whose name I forgot had an accent that vaguely "homaged"/ripped off someone's from Rocky and Bullwinkle—plus, the duck sidekick seemed to be (to Chris Savino, at least) an "odd" choice for a villain in his mind. Adding a funny flashback to the "bug-eyed freaks" lampshade made in the movie, the artwork has been painstakingly rendered to make the Powerpuff Girls into—bug eyed freaks. That's it. Bug eyed freaks with a decade's worth of publicity and merchandise. Worse, if the bad art and the voices didn't make you strain for the TV remote, then the white/blue HD Townsville intro, coupled with the irritating colors of the end credits will.

In fact, the only thing I found marginally exciting about the episode was the END CREDITS since the narrator finally shuts up and the horrific episode ends.

Watch the first season on up until you start noticing colors getting vibrantly technocolor. Then turn off the TV. You would have reached the Savino Zone, where irritating colors and bad writing rule.
The whole episode was an Homage to The Rocky And Bullwinkle Show. Everything was done In The Style Of Rocky And Bullwinkle. That's the Point of the Episode.
comment #11181 troacctid 2nd Nov 11
Yes, but they should have done it in a more thought-out manner. The difference between a homage and a shallow parody is how well it's done. The Rocky/Bullwinkle 'homage' was nothing more than a frantic mess.
comment #11215 Frankiefoster 3rd Nov 11
I can't speak to the colors, but the Narrator kept talking because that's how the Narrator on R&B behaved, the duck was there entirely to help perpetuate the sort of awful puns R&B ran on, and the voice being "ripped off" was provided by June Foray, the woman who voiced villain Natasha Fatale (as well as Rocky) on R&B.

Your review feels a bit like someone with no knowledge of Star Wars going to see Space Balls, picking at the costume and set design, and then deciding that maybe Mel Brooks should retire.
comment #20226 Wackd 16th Jul 13
It also helps if the viewer is familiar with Rocky and Bulwinkle in the first place and realize it is in fact an homage. Because if you don't, then this episode does indeed seem a bit off from the rest of the series.
comment #24368 Redmess 12th May 14
Why does everyone agreed on this stupid shit?!
comment #24384 Sera235 13th May 14
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