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The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Bumpkin” Recap

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Concerned that television will turn him into a mindless consumer, Gumball seeks Idaho’s help in order to teach his family how to be happy without products. However, he soon finds the simple life to be less than he had hoped for. While I give this episode credit for expanding upon a character who had done […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Watch” Recap

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When Gumball receives an old watch from his father, he passes it along to Darwin because he doesn’t want it. However, when Darwin passes it along to an elderly neighbor, the boys try to get it back so that the heirloom stays in the family. The Amazing World Of Gumball has returned after a brief […]

Mixed Messages: Of Legos & Ponies

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In the twilight of 2010, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic began to get the attention of older, male viewers. While many were skeptical of the show at the time, those viewers would go on to set the foundations for what the fandom – the bronies – would become. No matter what people thought about […]

Dragons: Riders of Berk – “When Lightning Strikes” Recap

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The residents of Berk find their homes to be constantly compromised due to the weight of dragons sitting on them, so the town comes together to build a series of metal perches on which the dragons can sit. All goes well with that plan until nightfall, when a storm blows in and lightning begins to […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “Christmas” Recap

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When Richard runs over a hobo, the family – sans Nicole – becomes convinced that he is actually Santa Claus and try to do whatever they can to get back in his good graces and save the holiday. This marks the second holiday special for The Amazing World Of Gumball, with “Halloween” being the other. […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Bet” Recap

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After losing a bet, Bobert agrees to do whatever Gumball wants for the next day. Gumball does not intend to let this opportunity to go to waste, but Darwin becomes concerned that he is taking advantage of Bobert’s different way of thinking. “The Bet” is a fine episode, but it suffers due to its similarities […]

Dragons: Riders of Berk – “Thawfest” Recap

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Berk is holding its annual Thawfest Games, where its younger residents compete against each other in order to see who the best among them is. Hiccup is unhappy at this prospect because he has always lost to Snoutlout – whose family has always dominated the games – but he believes he may have a chance […]

Dragons: Riders of Berk – “Heather Report Part Two” Recap

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Having returned to Berk with Heather, the Riders of Berk placed her in jail while they planned their next move. Unfortunately for them, she is not content with staying there. After her umpteenth escape attempt, Astrid returns her to her cell where Heather tells her that the reason she betrayed them was because her parents […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Skull” Recap

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When they get in trouble for wrecking the school’s showering facilities, Darwin and Gumball befriend Clayton, as his tendency to lie gets them out of trouble. Unfortunately for them, his lies begin to spiral out of control. Prior to season two’s premiere, the writers said that they intended to get more of the side-characters involved. […]

Dragons: Riders of Berk – “Heather Report Part One” Recap

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Berk’s Dragon Training Academy continues to bustle, with Hiccup and his friends continuing their studies of the dragons and recording their findings in the Book of Dragons. However, after performing some time trials to see who is the fastest, Snotlout arrives and tells them to follow him, as he has found something very interesting. At […]

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