Invader Zim (9)

1 Name: Couch Potato : 2019-05-10 12:43 ID:7a8+GJ/E

I just rewatched the first 8 episodes of this show and it's a lot better than I remembered

2 Name: Couch Potato : 2019-05-12 04:01 ID:a1SsOt6r

I didn't have cable as a child so I never watched it
I'd be keen to watch it someday

3 Name: Couch Potato : 2019-07-03 15:44 ID:2W8KjcKn

Fun show. I always liked shows that were sort of dirtier-looking, with asymmetrical characters and angular shapes rather than the odd-looking bubble-shaped characters that are popular these days.

4 Name: Couch Potato : 2019-07-05 00:19 ID:kIT/DAbN

I think this was an extension of the gross out humor era we had in the 90s-2000s. Things were dirtier and marilyn manson was a thing. punk, goth and then... scene? Things got kinda weird. this "gross" style of cartoon was especially popular in latin america where you can still find it if you look.

5 Name: Couch Potato : 2019-07-30 15:54 ID:pjh30Xld

Movie confirmed for an August release

6 Name: Couch Potato : 2019-08-12 00:02 ID:pjh30Xld

It's one of those shows where removing the sound effects, music and facial expressions would make it dogshit (like ed edd n eddy). Although like >>4 mentioned it falls in line with the gross out era of cartoons, but unlike most of the shit they aired on networks like FOX Kids that blatantly plagiarized Ren & Stimpy, Zim had the classic weird emo Jack Skellington hot topic scene vibes. From the looks of the trailer of the movie so far, it's super polished and the sky looks more like a sunset than a nightmarish dark red sky

(Also dib and gaz don't look like goths anymore because jhonen vasquez really wants to self insert them hard as mexicans)

7 Name: Couch Potato : 2019-08-21 14:07 ID:pjh30Xld

It's funny that Revenge of the Spork blew the Rocko special out of the water even though the animation was worse and off model. I'll gladly take random humor over beating the audience over the head with meta dialogue

8 Name: Couch Potato : 2019-10-27 20:14 ID:L3tSEo4o


>implying animation driven by the medium's strengths is bad

The ideal animated show/movie is one where everything is communicated visually and you can get most of what's going on with the audio muted.

9 Name: Couch Potato : 2020-01-15 20:03 ID:a7lRfiRf

Movie is pretty fun although the Tallest are even dumber than usual.

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