Reviews: Wile E Coyote And The Road Runner

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Oh boy...
I'm willing to bet I get flamed for this, but here I go. I absolutley despise these cartoons. It's always one joke. Coyote gets or builds something, trys to use it on Road Runner, it backfires on him. This was funny the first few times, but when it's done over and over for about 7 minutes each, it gets old pretty fast.

And as characters, I don't even like them. They are completley one-dimensional(except for Coyote in the episodes where he talks, and is portrayed as a genius, but that's in only a handful of them). It's not just because they hardly talk, they literally do nothing but run, and try to catch each other. Now, you might say that Tom and Jerry has the same premise, and I love those cartoons to no end. But Tom and Jerry, even though they rarely talk, have clear personalities, and they do actually take time to set up the cartoon before the slapstick comes in. But Coyote and Roadrunner show no signs of wit, no signs of naivety, little signs of smug, and to me, no signs of funny. The just throw the viewers into the slapstick, taking to no time to set-up the humor, which is really important in a cartoon.

And there are nearly 50 cartoons of this. Eventually, I've been predicting how the joke would work out. And I was right nearly all the time. And of course, the classic fall of Coyote. I'll tell you what I think. I think it's done to death, uninspired, and boring. I got really tired of it really fast. Honestly, I found the ones where the Coyote look alike Wolf trying to steal the Sheep from the guard dog was better. The jokes, sometimes have a twist that I wouldn't expect, and in some of their cartoons, there's depth to it. Two buddies, who are carrying out buisness. And it stopped after only a few cartoons, so it wouldn't get completley repetitive. Here, there's almost no set up, unlike what makes most other cartoons funny. To ME the jokes are stale, the characters aren't likeable, it's a waste of running time, and there's no point in making so many cartoons of it.

If you like this show, good for you. Just don't try to get me to like it. I'm not trying to offend any of you personally. But if there are any people who are pissed at me, or think I'm a troll because I have a different opinion then here's my rebuttal

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