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Sanjay and Craig News & Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'The Nicktoons Forum' started by TenPoundHammer, May 3, 2013.

  1. TenPoundHammer

    TenPoundHammer Wanna be on Wheel of Fortune

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    PC! lolwut?

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    Definitely gives off vibes of current Cartoon Network shows like Adventure Time or Regular Show. Not a huge fan of the "LOL BUTT" jokes, though.
     
  3. rockorockorocko

    rockorockorocko Well-Known Member

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    Sanjay and Craig is getting some major love from Nick. Not only does it get a month worth of promos, boots SBSP out of the Saturday 10:30 a.m. slot and gets a SBSP premiere as a lead in (the first SBSP in two months) - it also has multiple ads PLUS interviews with the creators/producers of the show. When was the last time that ever happened for a Nicktoon?
     
  4. Dudley

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    They really want this show to be its next Spongebob.
    All I can say, is that I'm glad we're getting a 2D cartoon. It feels that Nick has been swamped with CG shows lately, so it's a nice change.
     
  5. TenPoundHammer

    TenPoundHammer Wanna be on Wheel of Fortune

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    Most people on another forum I frequent are saying that they think it's just a Regular Show/Adventure Time ripoff.
     
  6. aegisrawks

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    TV Tropes AMIRITE?

    Im ambivalent at the moment.
     
  7. TenPoundHammer

    TenPoundHammer Wanna be on Wheel of Fortune

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    ^ Eeyup.

    I see the resemblance, but I think calling it a "ripoff" is harsh. Shows can have common elements without one being a rip-off of the other.
     
  8. Getouttamylab!

    Getouttamylab! Was a coiled up attack snake before it was cool

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    I'm confident about this show. Hopefully, they won't shunt it off the schedule for more Spongebob. (It gives me Regular Show/Adventure Time vibes, but it's definitely not a ripoff.)
     
  9. Vincent Waller

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    A lot of very funny people on this show. The little bits and pieces I've gendered at have been really funny. Looking forward to the premier.

    Vincent Waller
     
  10. Silverstar

    Silverstar Rock the Dragon

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    Based on what I've seen and read, this appears to be another show in the "dude bro" mold. I've kind of had my fill of "totally rad dude" protagonists, but there are some funny people working on this show; I'm taking a 'wait and see' approach to this.
     
  11. I.R. Shokew

    I.R. Shokew DISGRACED and Rooting ONLY for Underdogs

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    If this replaces SpongeBob once and for all, I'll be very, very happy with that. Though I don't think it looks like something to keep up with, IMHO. The "LOL BUTT" jokes are enough to make me come to that conclusion alone - Regular Show & Bob's Burgers (the vibes at play here) are far more mature and intelligent than this is coming off, and that's not a good sign.

    I can see why TV Tropes is royally having a field day with this...
     
  12. Silverstar

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    Tch....yeah, basically this. I'm trying to keep an open mind about Sanjay and Craig, and I wish it well because Nick could use another hit not named SpongeBob or Fairly OddParents and because of the folks involved in it, but if that clip and the other things I've been seeing are any indication of what's to come, then this won't be something I'll be going out of my way to watch.
     
  13. Getouttamylab!

    Getouttamylab! Was a coiled up attack snake before it was cool

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    It wasn't wise, IMHO, for Nick to have the pilot episode involve the two trying to get to see a "butt transplant". A first impression like that might make people get turned off to the show, thinking it's 90% "Lol Butt!" jokes. I have a feeling that it won't be like that, but it is too hard to tell at such an early point. We'll just have to wait and see...
     
  14. Tommypezmaster

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    Can you believe someone from DeviantArt is making hate art about this show?
     
  15. Neo Yi

    Neo Yi Drifting, Dogs, Death...
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    Guys, let's refrain from bringing up other message boards/art communities/etc. and criticizing them just because they don't share the same opinions. You may or may not agree with what they're doing or saying, but they're entitled to it. Pointing fingers gets us nowhere and is extremely rude.
     
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    Another show with ' and ' in the title? i could think up a better name. Outrageous Duo. Rad Awesome Snake Friend, Dude Snake, Buddy Snake, Radical Pals, Wicked Snake Friend, Crazy Snake, Best friend Snake, Harlem Snake
     
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    Just saw the commercial and I can see why people would say this is a Regular Show ripoff with a Bob's Burgers twist.

    I don't see this as a ripoff of any sort, just a show that strongly resembles other shows (it shares people of those shows' crews after all). While I do look forward to exactly what Sanjay and Craig has to offer, besides quality animation it really looks no different from any other LCD series Nick has given us for the past several years. In regards to replacing Spongebob, while I crave for that show to end and replaced, I don't see this getting the job done. Trying to replace what Spongebob has become is almost akin to attempting to outsell Thriller; you can certainly try but expect to fail. Even so, based on what has been portrayed thus far, it's clear Nick isn't trying at all. I hope I'm wrong but we'll see when S&C finally hits the airwaves.
     
  19. SaneMan

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    but The Thriller is still good
     
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    Whoa.... hold up now! No way was I trying to imply that Thriller (or anything Michael Jackson) is bad, I was simply using it as a means of making an analogy. Spongebob has become a household name much like how Thriller sold like a household item and still sells to this day so the two are similar in that respect.
     

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