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Describe an adult version of a kids' show or movie (TV-Y to TV-Y7 or G-PG) or a kids' version of an adult show or movie (TV-PG to TV-MA or PG-13 to R). Make sure it is Safe for Work though- no sexually suggestive themes in your adult version of a kids' show.
Make sure you put the title of the work (make it a link to the work's page on this site if it has one), and describe the less mature/more mature version below.
A Polynesian girl named Moana ventures into the ocean where there are scary sea monsters and thunderstorms, after the demigod Maui curses her Island 1,000 years earlier. Maui gets into a violent battle with Moana and Tamatoa, a giant crab, after he gets his hook back.
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Breaking Bad is about an infamous criminal who, after a near death experience, is found and taken in by a former student of his who knew him as the good man he once was. They form a bond, and together they use the money gained from a life of crime to help right previous wrongs and secure the future of their new family, and the man becomes a nameless samaritan to the people he wants to uplift from the life of crime that he abandoned.
The 120 Days of Sodom
In this Sword & Sandal, alternate biblical history tale, God agrees to spare Sodom, even though Lot and his family are the only good residents, on one condition. Lot's two daughters—kids, in this version—have 120 days to locate the Artifact of Doom which corrupted Sodom in the first place, and destroy it.
The content actually isn't that much worse. Just some more cursing. And gay relationships. The gritty realism becomes very satisfying by The Darkest Hour, cats actually get upset over Redtail's death (sandstorm cough cough), Jake is more involved, yaddayaddayadda. I flipped it correctly, right??
Set in a rapidly gentrifying New York City neighborhood, this gritty tale follows the residents of an aging brownstone as they try to make rent and keep food on the table. The show tackles real-life issues such as drugs (Ernie turns to selling weed since Bert's telemarketing job isn't enough to cover rent), homelessness (The Count's castle is demolished for a block of luxury condos), and the prison system (Cookie Monster Had to Come to Prison to Be a Crook and now regularly burglarizes Hooper's Store and the Fix It Shop).
And then there are the human characters...
Still, it's not all bad news. Each episode teaches An Aesop about how to get by when you're broke, and the cast of sympathetic characters makes the public think twice about how we treat our poor. And every once in a while, there's a Breather Episode about the hijinxs at Telly, Herry, and (eventually) Count's studio apartment; or Slimy and Oscar heckling the neighbors; or a Fishing Episode.
Pickle and Peanut...
would basically be exactly the same if it were marketed to adults. Maybe a bit gayer, but itís already kinda gettiní there...
Homestuck is an extremely creative serial animated series about the adventures of John Egbert, along with others. The story starts with four friends (who are now real-life friends to stop kids from getting... ideas) as they play a haunted game (that turns out to encompass the entire series) one day when John turned... was it 13 or 12 again? let me... Still 13, yeah. Anyway, Sburb is played on a GENERIC CONSOLE even though the game literally TRAPS PLAYERS IN IT somehow, Junamji- Welcome to the jungle style. Season 1 mostly deals with the players exploring the worlds, but the plot of course gets progressively more serious with its world-building- John slowly realizes that the game can easily affect reality, The others are literally fighting for their lives, and the game seems to be plagued by twelve beings from another planet, who also played said game...
The series ended on its fourth season, and quite frankly wrapped everything quite nicely.
Jay Jay the Jet Plane
The air force has been experimenting with a potential way to inject knowledge of flight and how to operate a plane via a needle, as a quicker way of teaching people these things, rather then relying on other methods and training. This does surprisingly work...until eventually months go by and some people begin to mutate into planes, giving them pure Uncanny Valley faces amongst a plane's body. As this develops, people from around the world turn into these grotesque human vehicle hybrids. A normal female engineer who had not taken the injection, is forced to take care of a group of these vehicle hybrids. Her intent is to put them out of their misery, but she needs to play along and wait for the perfect opportunity to do so.
The hybrids themselves have a delusional mind, where they see everything as bright and cartoony, when in reality it's very gritty and broken down, the airport having been abandoned.
Last Tango in Paris
An uplifting musical about plucky Parisian tweens who team up to show Paris's Moral Guardians that dancing the tango leads not to licentiousness but to good, clean fun—and fitness!
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