Average User Score: 8.5Jun 22, 2016Better than the original. Unlike the cobbled together original, this show has a coherent plot, interesting characters/good characterBetter than the original. Unlike the cobbled together original, this show has a coherent plot, interesting characters/good character development, and good plot setup for hopefully many more seasons.
The animation, sound design, and acting are all top notch.
It's a great update to the show that still pays homage to the original, while modernizing the narrative structure and (thankfully) gets rid of some of the cringier things from the original like the intro narration (love Peter Cullen, but listening to that intro as an adult really cements in my head how corny and juvenile the words in it are - "loved by good, feared by evil"....ehhh), and the terrible trumpet theme (I'm aware there are some vocal fans who think that theme was written by god himself).
If I had one complaint, it's that the season ends far too suddenly, but if other Netflix shows are an indicator, there will be another group of episodes that actually complete this season so I won't dock a point since I believe the end to be more the middle of the season and not the actual season end. If there are no more episodes in like a year, I'll amend my review.… Expand
Average User Score: 6.6Nov 20, 2013When there's nary a negative critic review to be found and a significant number of people who really dislike the show, it's a pretty fairWhen there's nary a negative critic review to be found and a significant number of people who really dislike the show, it's a pretty fair indicator that critic reviews are bought and paid for.… Expand