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The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Tag” Recap

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When a dispute over garbage cans causes Richard and Mr. Robinson to declare war on one another, Darwin and Gumball must figure out a way to keep the peace. While I enjoyed this episode, I find myself unable to say very much about it. Its plot wasn’t one that jumped out at me, and it […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Photo” Recap

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It’s photo day at Elmore Junior High and Gumball is upset over the fact that he never looks good when his photo gets taken.  Knowing that today’s picture will impact his legacy, he tries to find a way to solve his problem. Episodes like this have been done many times over the years.  They are […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Sidekick” Recap

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During their efforts to get a video game back from Tobias, Darwin grows tired of being treated like Gumball’s sidekick and wants to be in charge for a change. While I have appreciated season two’s efforts to give more screen-time to the supporting cast, it is refreshing to get episodes like this which focus primarily […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Dream” Recap

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When Gumball dreams that Darwin and Penny are in love, he begins to mistreat Darwin in the real world due to his jealousy. Darwin, wanting it to stop, tries to find a way to apologize to Gumball and put an end to his irrationality. “The Dream” was an okay episode in and of itself, but […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Hero” Recap

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When Gumball and Darwin poke fun at their father’s incompetence at school, they depress Richard and anger the rest of their family. If they want things to return to normal, they’re going to have to find some way to make their dad feel like a hero again. “The Hero” is an episode that I wanted […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Pony” Recap

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Gumball and Darwin rent a DVD about little ponies for their sister, but find themselves constantly interrupted as they make their way home. When I first heard about this plot, I assumed that it would have poked fun at bronies and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. This is the same show that brilliantly parodied […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Virus” Recap

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Gumball finds himself hassled by Teri, the school’s resident hypochondriac, over his general uncleanliness. Her unwelcome intrusion into his life soon proves to be a blessing, however, as he becomes the target of a virus set on world domination. When this show returned from a two month break in the beginning of the year, I […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Authority” Recap

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Granny JoJo is convinced that Nicole is a bad mother, so she takes on her responsibilities in order to keep the family safe. However, her methods quickly backfire as the children grow to become more and more like Richard. This episode marked Granny JoJo’s first substantial role since “The Kiss” and while she didn’t do […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Flakers” Recap

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When Gumball insults Tina, Darwin abandons him before he gets pummeled. Now, both boys want an apology from the other, causing their friendship to deteriorate. Meanwhile, Richard reacts strangely to his dental anesthetic. This was a fun episode, as it was just about kids being kids. Perhaps the term “flaker” was tossed around a bit […]

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 […]

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