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What's with Andy
For those who don't remember, this was a show that used to be on ABC Family between 2001 and 2002. It was about a kid who liked to pull pranks on people, but the pranks never turn out the way he wants them to. Everytime I tried to talk up the show with my peers, only about one or two in my classes knew something about it. As time went on, I came to the conclusion that this might have not been as popular as I thought. In fact, I concluded that this was perhaps one of the worst shows to come out of Canada, and nowadays I feel like an idiot passing up the Justice League and Kim Possible in favor of a show that hardly anybody else watched.
Nowadays, I feel like it was very hard to root for Andy, simply because he never shows any sadness, remorse or anger when a prank unravels, and he could never stop obsessing about a girl named Lori, who had no sense of humor. He never really had an "ultimate prank" to pull on his older sister Jen who treats him like dirt. Also, there were too many episodes with Andy ending up in his boxers after a botched prank. Not enough character development and the character designs seemed too difficult for the animators to keep on model.
I was a fan of the first Power Ranger show back in the day, but not a fan of how it basically stole the Ninja Turtle audience.
Ren and Stimpy
I liked the original in my youth. I was 15 when the so-called "adult party cartoon" debuted on Spike TV. Needless to say, my expectations were way too high for the APC, hoping to see what John K and company couldn't do on Nickelodeon. Ren Seeks Help was the only episode that could be considered enjoyable. Nowadays, I can see why Nickelodeon replaced Spumco with Games Animation and I don't blame them. I can see why Billy West didn't come back to be Stimpy in the "Adult" version, and I don't blame him either.
Kricfalusi doesn't seem to accept the realities of the animation business, I mean with networks wanting stuff to be made faster and cheaper than he would like. Also, I don't think he understands that different people have different preferences of what they find appropriate for family viewing. The stuff he worked on at Filmation and Hanna-Barbera, the stuff he considers the worst, is probably the stuff more well loved than Ren and Stimpy. Plus, Kricfalusi has absolutely ZERO respect for Disney, I mean, if he thinks Disney movies have the blandest animation, then why do people like those flicks so much better than Ren and Stimpy?