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Even if most of his reviews are critique and mostly negative, Mr. Enter is good at warming our hearts.

  • Many, many of the episodes covered in Admirable Animation feature these, with Enter analyzing them all with respect and appreciation.
    • The trailer is particularly poignant, as it shows clips of Tear Jerker and Heartwarming from various shows, with "Everything's Alright" from To the Moon playing over them. At the end this caption comes up:
      This is why I do what I do. It's truly admirable what animation can do. It can touch our emotions in many ways, inspire us to new heights, give us direction, and give us purpose.
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    • His review of "Bob's Father" ended with him re-evaluating his Abusive Parents because of how the episode dealt with that subject matter.
      So, what separates this from "Seahorse Seashell Party" or "Brian's A Bad Father"? Because, every time I've gotten close to a message like this on this show - on either of my shows - it's pissed me off. Like I said, they've got all their bases covered: Bob was not in the wrong for being angry that he was treated badly, unlike say, Meg in "Seahorse Seashell Party." But mostly what it's saying is that what happened is not okay... Mostly what it's telling me here is that Bob's father was at least trying.
  • The old man's pep talk to Mr. Enter in "Poop Doggy Dogg" after the latter almost quits can be summed up as: "You are stronger than you think you are, because your fans stand by you."
    • At the end of this review, Mr. Enter refuses to make an easy joke about My Little Pony (G3) on the grounds that not only it, but any other show he's ever criticized, are still better than Mega Babies.
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  • In "Last of the Starmakers", Mr. Enter uses the meme "Liek dis if u cri everytiem" and actually does it in a serious way.
  • In his vlog Mr. Enter gets a little less mysterious: basically, he's so thankful for the support he gets from his fans that he felt the only way to thank them properly was to do it "in the flesh".
  • Although his temporary account termination was a terrible blow to him and many of his fans, the fact that he's receiving support from hundreds of his fans for it truly is admirable. Apparently admirable enough for his account to get back up.
  • After resolving to be less of a Caustic Critic, he remakes his "Pet Sitter Pat" review because he realized how unnecessarily hostile he was to Casey Alexander, and promises to stop directly attacking writers.
    • In "Talking about my Online Harassment,", he briefly mentions that he apologized to Alexander directly and includes a screenshot as evidence. The conversation brings a tear to the eye.
    MrEnter: "I'll go into more detail in DM's if you're willing. Someone who's wronged you in the past would like to apologize, but fears that doing so in an open space such as Twitter before it happened could go awry due to certain factors in his public perception."
  • He shouted out to "Ashlyn's Crafix", where Ashlyn makes crochet customs of characters from shows, video games, etc.. His reason for doing this was because he really likes her work and says she's criminally unknown and criminally underrated (his words, not ours).
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  • The heavy amount of "Reason You Suck" Speech he gives towards the end of his The Return of Slade review combines Moment of Awesome with this. Especially if you are an aspiring animator, writer, designer, etc.
  • In "The Top 10 Worst Cartoons of the 2000s," he admits he's not a fan of John Kricfalusi, but still comes to his defense over how much Executive Meddling he's gone through.
  • Mr. Enter deciding to dedicate December 2015 entirely to Admirable Animations, on the simple grounds that he had over double the number of Animated Atrocities and needed to show more Admirable Animations.
  • In his "Top 11 Worst Episodes" list from 2013, he gives a shout out to Eddsworld by comparing it positively to the failed animated version of Ctrl+Alt+Del; after the shout out, he says: "And may Edd Gould rest in peace."
  • While the "Where Are They Now?" Epilogue for Truth or Square is mostly hilarious, two of them stand out by giving The Woobies of the show the happy endings they deserved:
    Squidward moved to Tibet and found spiritual enlightenment.
    Plankton created a hair tonic and became an overnight success.
  • A minor moment from his review for the Drawn Together movie has him take time out of the beginning to say that, while he doesn't like the TV show, he insists that the viewers not hold the movie against the TV show, even with the terrible third season, and instead judging it on his own merits.
  • In his video for Doggy Poo, he goes out of his way to point out how much effort the movie put into its artwork. He thinks it was all wasted on a bad concept and that the movie fell into serious melodrama, but he still really puts effort into praising what he thinks the movie did right.
  • Admirable Animation #50: "TTG vs PPG". Despite Teen Titans Go! and The Powerpuff Girls (2016) both being widely criticized shows, Enter gives them both due credit here, noting that they both have the potential to be better.
  • In his Animated Atrocity for Totally Spies!, he does deliver a scathing review over the fetish aspect of a show intended for young children and for all the Flat Character personalities and written dialogue. But he does acknowledge that he saw it tried hard to take girls more seriously and didn't try to produce a crappy product that insulted girls and that the show had many fans who found a fetish they liked and were awakened in their sexuality.
    But I get it, a lot of people like this show and this show meant a lot to a lot of people; and that's impressive considering what we have here. As much as the fetish aspect is joked to death, if it's an aspect of yourself that you enjoy and you're not hurting anyone, then there isn't anything wrong with that at all. I don't think that the show is so forward with it that it can't be ignored so I don't really have a problem with it, it's not like "Squid Baby" from Spongebob for instance. Even beyond that, a lot of people can get past the things that bug me for the spy gadgets and the characters having a very upper-class lifestyle. It definitely tried more than some other shows pandering to young girls, I will give it that. And I can definitely see some people enjoying this show because of its flaws. I find it a little too tedious to be So Bad, It's Good but I could totally understand you having that opinion. If you like the show genuinely, you're not alone, far from it.
    • During his reviews of Nickelodeon shows, while he stated he wasn't a huge fan of As Told by Ginger, he stated he respected it more than he liked it. Nodding to the fact the show had a lot of fans.
  • His Animated Atrocities review for The Legend of Korra acknowledges that the show had its good points and delivered criticisms that would've helped to improve the show.
  • Though "we need to talk" is utterly depressing, the fan's response to Mr Enter's feelings were nothing but supportive.
  • Even though the review of "One of the Boys" was an atrocity, he repeatedly says that he's still quite fond of the show as a whole and one of his main criticisms of the episode is because it took away the Loud siblings' individuality, something he praises warmly.
  • At the end of the Wayside revisited review, he reveals the original books were what inspired him to become a writer.
  • In Mr Enter's video "Talking about my Online Harassment," within the comments, RebelTaxi actually apologized to Mr. Enter for insulting him multiple times.
    Pan Pizza: Sorry man. I admitted on later podcasts that I was sorry for the things I said. Lot of the stuff I said about you was me bitter about that 1 spongebob incident years ago, I know was a mistake out of your control.
    • It goes further as well, with many other people and critics who have mocked and made fun of him over the years apologizing for what they said, and in general, showing a lot of support to Enter himself. Considering how polarizing he can be, it's nice to see so many people, some who have even expressed their hate for him on multiple occasions, give him support and care.
  • Mr. Enter starts off his video The Animation "Genre" with a tribute to the late Stephen Hillenberg.
    It seems like we're aiming at a child audience, everyone can laugh at the basic human traits that are funny. It's playful, the humor is playful, the world is playful.
    —Stephen Hillenberg
  • The tour of his new office showcases some really genuine moments.
  • In his now-deleted DeviantArt journal on [#ChangeTheChannel], despite absolutely tearing into Channel Awesome and all the bad things they've done, he states that there's nothing wrong with continuing to enjoy their works.
  • Near the end of his Animated Atrocity on the Sabrina: The Animated Series episode Anywhere but Here he gives this speech railing against the Growing Up Sucks moral:
    I've been harsh, but that's because this might be my least favorite moral ever. In all of media. At least one that's told repeatedly, one that's told on purpose. More than the typical "boys versus girls" plot, more than the "be yourself even if you're an awful person" moral, more than just about anything. As a kid, these messages were fucking everywhere, even in shows I really did like. They treated childhood as this something special that you can never recapture. And these messages are still in a lot on of places, and they gave me a lot of anxiety about growing up and it was something I was continuously afraid of doing. Many of the things I've said are based on my own experiences, but this anxiety is something that's not. I've talked to many young people, and it's very common with the upcoming generation. So many of them are anxious about the world they're coming into and pieces of trash like this episode do not help matters! There is a ton of anxieties that young people already have about becoming an adult: the current political climate, global warming, human rights violations, disease pandemics. "Enjoy your life while you're young kids, yuk yuk yuk, because it's going to get a lot worse." This is not a message I find acceptable in any means. Let's lay down the facts; no, there is no guarantee that your life will get worse as you get older, or you won't have the tools to handle any situation you come across. You will get new challenges, yes, but they're not insurmountable. Not by any stretch of the imagination. If the future that Sabrina or whatever is showing you is not desirable, you don't have to go that direction. You want to know the main thing that separates adulthood from childhood? That is choice. That is what you'll have more and more of as you become an adult. Not all choices are going to be fun or easy, but they're going to be yours. So make the choices that you'll be happy with. You end up in a life like Sabrina's if you fall into complacency. People who stick with their current partner or their current crappy apartment, or their shitty job because they're too insecure to think they deserve something better. This episode disgusts me on a fundamental level. What really is the message here? Enjoy being a kid, even though it sucks, it's all downhill from here! I didn't expect this review to be so angry or so long, but sometimes you don't get what you expect. And you know what? Sometimes that's a good thing. I expected to get the kind of life Sabrina had as an adult. Or worse, being a homeless guy without any hopes until I died of hypothermia at 25. Let's just say I got a much happier ending, and you can definitely have a happier ending too.
  • From his Animated Atrocities of The Lion King (2019), we have Mr. Enter's interactions with his past selves, from his seeming protectiveness of his 8-year-old self's innocence to his 18-year-old self's reaction to realizing that he and Mr. Enter are the same person—the latter is especially sweet, as despite regular John complaining about his own lot in life, his teenage self is happy to learn that he grows up to become him, because his own idea of his future was significantly bleaker.
    • The review ends with Mr. Enter changing his avatar to one that more closely resembles his real self, complete with him declaring that he doesn't want to hide anymore.


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