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Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)22:53:37
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I would like to have a thread about this, but I don't know what to say about it, other than it was perfect
What were the hints that gave away the plot twist?
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)22:56:05
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>>68393049
Wirt asking for a "ride" home and asking for a phone.

I fucking loved this show and hope the team behind it gets to make another one.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)22:56:57
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>>68393049
The opening theme in the first episode, had hints for a lot of the little plots.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)22:59:16
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>>68393091
I replied to one of the talkback threads when it was airing (a week after the digital release) and saying that, since Wirt asked for a phone, it had to take place not before 1876. Some anon replied, "Yeah, we've talked about that. Seems like an oversight on the part of the crew in an otherwise tightly written show".

I never had the chance to thank him or her for not spoiling the twist.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)22:59:41
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>>68393049
Really great.

My personal favorite cartoon of 2014, though it was shorter so maybe better to say my personal favorite animated thing of 2014?

Regardless - it was really, really fun.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:01:09
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>>68393153
I watched it all in one sitting after seeing an image from it. I was incredibly surprised.

I honestly thought I had misheard Wirt saying "phone".
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:02:37
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>>68393049
Didn't Wirt mention he was in high school too?
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:04:28
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>>68393230
The phone and high school were the two giveaways, yeah.

I kind of assumed the phone mention was a mistake (I saw the post >>68393153), and that saying he was in high school was just an oversight on the part of the writers who didn't want to find a more appropriate way to describe his age.

The fucking twist, mang. The fucking twist.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:04:45
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>>68393230
Yeah, that pretty much gave it away
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:07:15
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I feel like I really should've caught on to the train sounds at the intro of each episode.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:08:06
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tbh the big twist for me wasnt even the year, but that the unknown was, like, a separate.. world. I got such a strong impression at the beginning that they'd literally hopped over the garden wall (the intro sequence with all the little foreshadowing bits, the boat, etc, gave me the impression that WAS their village) and they seemed to be dressed right.. so the whole time I was wondering why magical things are so strange to them if theyre a normal part of this country theyre in.

i bet this is what it was like when people first saw the wizard of oz movie, after reading the book with its normal 'it's just another country and they left by balloon' ending. i kinda like when adaptations change endings. planet of the apes did that nicely.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:09:26
68393385
Here's a question I had: when is Wirt/Greg's "modern" time?

I saw a lot of people saying 1980s because of the cassette recorder, but that wasn't the feeling I got.

Firstly, what would the point of putting it 30 years ago specifically be? It doesn't seem to add anything that poignant to the story's message.

Also, Wirt just seems like the kind of guy who would still have a cassette recorder now, after they're mostly dead. The fact that Sara who seems more well-adjusted doesn't have a cassette player adds to that.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:14:31
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>>68393385
I've read it's 1990's because the cassettes are parodies of songs that came out in 1991 and 1993 or something like that
But yeah, I thought the same, not having a cassette player in those years doesn't add up
Perhaps it was because youth has changed so much this scenario would be weird these days, even for cartoon standards
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:14:45
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>>68393385
Most likely it was more nostalgic for the writers setting it in a time they grew up in. I don't think the show was necessarily written for children, or even young adults though it does have a lot of material that would appeal to them. It seemed to me like it was truly an adult show for adults with adult themes, just presented in such an endearingly childlike charm.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:16:10
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>>68393385
Yeah that's what I figured. That it was present day and Wirt had a rape recorder because he's Wirt and Sarah didn't because she is a modern kid
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:17:44
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>>68393501
>the cassettes are parodies of songs that came out in 1991 and 1993 or something like that
The clarinet/poetry cassettes are parodies of songs? Am I misunderstanding you?

>>68393503
>Most likely it was more nostalgic for the writers setting it in a time they grew up in.
That I could believe, though I still think part of it is just "Wirt is out of touch."

>>68393542
Yeah.
I just laughed for like 30 seconds at a silly typo.

Happy new year, anon.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:22:14
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>>68393572
These tapes, Three Non-Blondes, a parody of 4 Non-Blondes and Summer Mist, a parody of Summer Rain (Probably)
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:22:57
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>>68393542
Well that was an unfortunate typo
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:23:01
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>>68393662
Wow. They put a lot of detail into it, and people really paid close attention.

Fair enough.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:24:07
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One of the things that gave it away was the borders on each chapter, it gave everything a dreamy vibe, before the twist I thought it was either a design choice or something that would be explained
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:29:57
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Does anyone know who sings the song when the flashback begins? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIxXvKT2K6Y
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:36:03
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>>68393846
I found a tumblr post with the credits for every song except that one. Sorry, anon.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:37:15
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>>68393985
>>68393846
Most of the songs seem to have been partially written if not solely written by the "Petrojvic Blasting Company." Message them on facebook or send them an email or something.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:39:07
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>>68393385
I think it was intentionally ambiguous, to give it more of a timeless feel.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:39:18
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Complete series marathon on Saturday
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:39:57
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What about the music from the scene where the woodsman finds out where the trees come from?
It begins with Come Wayward Souls and goes into a pretty sweet choir
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:40:11
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>>68394064
I wonder if there'd be any interest in a talkback thread on /co/.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:40:58
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>>68394064
Nice
This could have worked as a movie, it feels so good to watch it in one sitting
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:45:50
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>>68394084
Do you have the timestamp for where it happens in the episode?
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:50:12
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>>68394212
Never mind - found it.

I don't think it's uploaded anywhere.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:50:35
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>>68394212
03:13, right after Souls ends
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:51:36
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>>68394312
Well, I guess I will just put the scene on repeat when I want to listen to it
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:52:23
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>>68394343
You could probably rip the audio from that part and call it "Come Wayward Souls - Reprise", or something.
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:56:52
68394439
What's the deal with the black turtles? Something to do with the Beast?
Anonymous
12/31/14(Wed)23:58:47
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>>68394439
That's the one part of the whole symbolism thing I never understood.

When the dog eats the turtle, he becomes a monster, yet Auntie Whispers seems to use them as a snack food.

And then the fish fisherman catches one at the end, if that has any significance.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)00:35:29
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bump
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)00:40:33
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>>68393049
Did anyone else just take it for granted from the get-go that it was about a couple of kids in limbo/the afterlife?

I don't know why I assumed that straight away. Still very enjoyable. One of the best series I've seen, to be honest. Only because it was so funny.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)00:42:40
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>>68395407
I always thought it was a dream, but didn't think about the reason
I didn't stop through it, so I didn't had time to make theories
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)00:46:21
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>>68395407
I never really went with the idea that the Unknown was limbo.

I always kind of pictured limbo like a bus stop, where people just wait until they finally get to enter heaven. The Unknown doesn't strike me as "people idly wait until they move on somewhere else - most of the people there seem happy where they are.

I kind of assumed it was a dream for most of it, but when there was the bit with the bell inside the frog, that gets rid of that.

I ended up thinking that the Unknown is just a physical place in another "world" where they went because of their near-death situation. I also think that the story was vague enough to allow most interpretations of what the Unknown is to be semi-valid.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)00:47:55
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>>68395468
Yeah, man, I binged it too. In two parts, but still.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)00:49:07
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>>68395554
>I always kind of pictured limbo like a bus stop

Not sure if you've heard of "THE MATRIX RELOADED", but . . .
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)00:50:07
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>>68395614
The Matrix is on an imaginary list of movies I know I should watch, but never have gotten around to watching. Along with the LOTR series and a few others.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)00:53:26
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>>68395626
>he hasn't seen LotR

My dear anon, you should stop all you are doing and watch that either now, tomorrow, or this weekend. Either way you should do it soon. Download the extended edition blu ray rips and marathon them. Seriously, they're fucking great movies.

then you could download my edit of the Hobbit movies into one movie without any of the shitty filler that plagues them
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)00:54:03
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>>68395626
You don't have to watch the trilogy, the first one is enough, it's pretty good and you can save yourself from the cash grabbing turds the other two are
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)00:54:30
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>>68395690
I also haven't read the books - even though I'm generally pretty well read - which I think I want to do first.

Send help.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)00:56:15
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>>68395690
I can't get into those movies
I like them, I've read the books, but man, they are so dull
It doesn't beat the pictures I made up reading it, Tolkien descriptions are top tier imagination fuel
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)00:57:52
68395786
Well, that was a solid derail.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)00:58:55
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>>68395786
It's my fault - I'm sorry.

Simple way to get it back on track: favorite OTGW episode?

Hard mode: not 9 or 10.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)00:59:35
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>>68395786
Was that intentional?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:00:59
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>>68395809
Easy: The one where the two manors join.

Really clever.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:01:33
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Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:03:29
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>>68395852
The weird thing about that episode for me was that I predicted the ending.

I'm usually really obtuse with cartoons, or media in general, I guess. I miss a lot of obvious cues and foreshadowing, but I saw that one coming.

Regardless, I liked it. Has one of the best lines in the series comedy-wise, too
>I want to steal.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:06:41
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>>68395809
Songs of the Dark Lantern, I laughed a lot with the whole "Who are you?" deal, that's a pretty big question for a teenager, plus first Beast appearence
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:09:34
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>>68395905
Damn, really? I'm usually pretty good with that kind of thing too (I'm the samefag who knew it was limbo the whole time earlier in this thread) but I didn't see the end coming at all.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:10:55
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>>68395905
>Has one of the best lines in the series comedy-wise, too
>I want to steal.
That's not
>What are you implying my equine friend?
Although that may not have been intentional on the writer's part.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:11:06
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>>68396032
It was really weird. Maybe it's an allusion to some story I know from somewhere, but it doesn't ring a bell.

Once they talked about the woman, and how his mansion was so large he didn't know all of it, I "realized" how it would end.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:11:21
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>>68395976
pwnt.

Really, they're all good. What you should be asking is what's the worst episode.

And that's a conversation I want nothing to do with.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:11:22
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>>68396032
I thought "maybe he's the ghost"
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:11:59
68396078
watched this in one sitting on christmas, such a good fucking show, my god. it's such a nice feeling knowing that it's still possible to produce a series like this.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:12:27
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>>68396068
Expository stuff is always hard, so maybe the first episode is the least best?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:14:07
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Elijah Wood is honestly one of my favorite actors, he always managed to bring a hell of an amount of charm to each role he plays. he was also great in Maniac, holy shit was that against type.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:14:07
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>>68396069
LOL, like "THE OTHERS".

Another movie I called halfway through.

I like the fact that ". . . GARDEN WALL" was actually callable, yet it didn't fuck it up at all.

Loved it. Kind of want to kill it again right now.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:15:09
68396136
I watched it earlier this evening and I'm about to watch it again with friends since I loved it so much.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:16:12
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>>68396136
2nd time you notice new stuff. Especially in the 1st episode intro, which is why I disagree with >>68396086 about the first episode being the least best.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:17:23
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Two posts is all I needed.

On after Bill Burr.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:18:17
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>>68394064

Shit yes I actually have that day off of work too.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:18:26
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>>68396136
>tfw it ended too soon, but gladly ended on a good note than an extended dragging note.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:19:14
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>>68396153
I'm with you on that one, and I would say the least best is Lullaby in Frogland, I love it just like any other episode but the Adelaide "fight" felt too rushed
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:22:05
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>>68396202
Instead of a sequel that could shit up the legacy of the original, I'd just like to see the people who made OTGW make another cartoon miniseries/movie/etc.

Not related to OTGW (throw in an easter egg somewhere if you want), but hopefully of similar or the same quality.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:23:34
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>>68396279
I don't know, gentle anon. I think someone revisiting The Unknown under different circumstances would be awesome.

It's obviously a world ripe for exploring.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:25:12
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>>68396309
I mean, it could be cool, or it could end up like crappy.

Worth a shot? I guess.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:27:00
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>>68396344
Doubtful Anon, I get the feeling that this creative team is not one that would sell-out.

Trust me, it would be the tits.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:27:18
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>>68396374
Alright, fund it, then.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:28:02
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>>68396381
It's a thing now?

Sure. It has my $100.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:29:21
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>>68396381
>>68396391
That came out wrong. I wasn't trying to say "Fund it" in a "I don't want it, but if you want it, you're on your own."

I was trying to reference the whole Kickstarter "FUND IT!" meme/whatever thing and oh god I'm defending myself on a Kampuchean cartoon board send help
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:29:23
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It seems like they'll be treating it like on of their movies, since it's taking up the normal weekend movie block on Saturday and Sunday. (Saturday from 6~8, Sunday from 4~6, in this case a half hour earlier since it runs longer than their average movie)
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:30:14
68396436
It surprises me how likeable Greg is
He acts like a kid, not knowing when people's pissed at him, following what they thought him was good
His whole randomness is very childish, not a "look I'm soooo unique" character trait
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:31:44
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>>68396436
He's just an innocent kid who's like 7 years old. If you've read Catcher in the Rye - and really, who didn't read that in high school - he's innocent in that sense. The sense your former english teacher probably droned on about for weeks.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:31:47
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>>68396419
>>>68396309 (You)
I dig, Apologetic Anon.

It's all good.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:32:27
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>>68396421
It could easily could be re-edited as a movie, throwing some bonus scenes in between chapters
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:32:32
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>>68396219
Also while I don't think the Beatrice twist wasn't good and her moral dilemma between saving her family from early bluebird death by sacrificing the freedom of some kids she's only known for a couple of days was fantastic, but her pleading for Wirt and Greg's freedom JUST as they come in the door to see her apparently conspiring with Adelaide so they can be mad at her is pretty cliched. But the resolution with Wirt having the scissors the whole time and just saying "Yeah well, I was mad at you." was one of the funniest lines for me.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:33:02
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>>68393360
a great way to confuse an audience is to start the show off with just a bunch of shots of random people, because the audience has no idea who these people are yet.. and they won't, for a while. you can just slip the main characters in amongst them and nobody will notice
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:33:10
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>>68396436
He was easily the best part of the entire series. I lost my shit at his beautiful innocence and childishness.

Great series.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:34:52
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>>68393684
people with much better eyes than mine, evidently
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:35:00
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>>68396487
Yeah, but I doubt they want to put the extra work necessary to do that when it can be aired in the movie block as is and take up a similar amount of time to a long movie.

And I'd much rather to watch this than Open Season 3.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:35:22
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>>68396490
Can someone explain what the "Beatrice Twist" is? That she was human?

OK, fine, but she could fucking talk, so at some point, there was going to be something up with her.

I'd call it a "reveal".

Even then, it wasn't so incredible.

That said, I fucking adore the series.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:36:30
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>>68396549
I think it was that Beatrice was leading Wirt/Gred to Adelaide to betray them for her benefit.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:36:33
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>>68396549
>her moral dilemma between saving her family from early bluebird death by sacrificing the freedom of some kids she's only known for a couple of days
We thought she was being a bro and Adelaide was a nice lady
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:36:38
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>>68396279
ma nigga
always better to have a spiritual sequel than force a real sequel
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:37:43
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beatrice was hot
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:38:44
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>>68396597
it concerns me how many bird-fetishists the series probably created
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:44:55
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>>68396597
pls no sexualize Beatrice
only Rhondi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBBTtYYiNJQ
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:47:30
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>>68396577
>>68396578
Ah

Well, Helpful Anons, that reveal is a twist.

Thanks! Sorry for being an R-Tard
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:47:50
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>>68393385
I'm pretty sure the modern time was "today" or, in this case "2014". Only Wirt seems to have access to a cassette player, and that's the guy that thinks poetry and architecture is cool.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:49:41
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>>68395809
Everyone seems to think it sucked but Schooltown Follies was my favorite.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:50:22
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>>68396784
the weird thing to me is that in episode 9 everything screams 'small town'.. the neighborhood, the aesthetic of the highschool stuff, the general layout.. the graveyard with nearby river and woods..
yet when we come back in episode 10, it's the city from Clarence. a medium-to-big city.
did they just rush wirt and greg to the nearest hospital which happens to be in a way more urban area?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:52:13
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>>68396778
Ah that's okay, I wasn't completely clear on what I was talking about.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:52:36
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>>68396810
how could that not be everyone's favorite?
two fucking great songs, weirdly cute animals, wirt giving beatrice the business..
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:53:07
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>>68396810
I liked it

A is for the apple that he gave to me
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:54:09
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>>68396824
I mean, the way you describe small town (I'd have to go back and rewatch it) sounds like the kind of place that wouldn't have a dedicated 24/7 hospital.

Your explanation is probably right.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:57:19
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>>68396883
that makes it even sweeter that sarah came with, then.. if it was a bit of a schlep.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:58:16
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>>68396810
>>68396857
>>68396866
I'd like to imagine every class Langtree taught was just her relating everything to her emotional baggage.
>"You see here when a cell gets too big it divides, just like when the commitment got too big and that no-good crook Jimmy B divided from me."
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:58:24
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>>68396937
I mean, if she and her friends had been searching for them, maybe it makes sense for them to come along?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)01:58:36
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>>68396136
anon here again

my friends quite after the third episode because they hated the animation, the story, and Greg. One of my friends said he thought the artstyle was halfway decent but the animation was garbage, and another absolutely hated all the voice acting.

I never realized how awful my friends are.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:00:15
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>>68396964
if you kill someone on New Years, it doesn't really count. same with Halloween.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:00:59
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>>68396964
Set your friends on fire, anon. Burn them for the lantern.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:04:37
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I'm not gonna watch it again until at least mid September

I don't think it would feel right watching it in any other season other than autumn
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:05:28
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>>68396964
>had friends willing to watch it
>friends hated it
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:05:31
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>>68396069
they were both dead, there were graves there.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:05:51
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>>68397067
i watched it on thanksgibbons, it felt pretty appropes in november. I think it suits all the fall and winter holidays
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:07:00
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>>68396964
It's for the best. If they hated Greg, I don't know how they'd feel about Wirt being the worst part of the show.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:07:59
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>>68397109
I think Wirt is necessary, though. His never-ending cynicism makes you appreciate Greg more.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:10:32
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>>68396964
I know your feel anon. Gone to a family reunion and had my sister and parents watch it with me.

Parents fell asleep and sister wouldn't take her eyes off the phone.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:12:01
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>>68397161
there seems to be no rhyme or reason to which extra kawaii anime my mom will be into and which won't interest her. it's hit and miss.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:15:07
68397234
>>68397125
usually I'm annoyed by Greg's character type in other shows but you're right, I guess with Wirt's pessimistic ramblings in the first few episodes and after Beatrice's separation with the group, he's like a shining beacon of innocence in a forest of beasts, gorillas and sadness.

But mostly gorillas.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:16:24
68397252
>>68397234
i've noticed a lot of that in shows made recently
characters and general ways of writing that, if you described them to me, would sound pretty iffy.. but somehow THIS person makes it work.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:16:56
68397263
>>68397234
I read somewhere that they represent some kind of trio where
>Greg is optimism
>Wirt is pessimism
>Beatrice is realism

I think the last of those 3 is kind of sketchy, but whatever it is, it seems to work. I didn't end up disliking Wirt - I felt sorry for him through most of it and then felt vaguely heartwarmed.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:18:06
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Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:18:36
68397296
>>68397263
i loved how beatrice was giving him shit for giving in too easily, but when you're in a situation like that how do you NOT just go with the flow and trust the locals to know what's going on?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:19:51
68397320
>>68397296
oh shit I think I just got that
that was her guilt over tricking them and leading them into danger
like god dammit youre making this too easy, i could lead you right into hell and you'd follow me
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:20:08
68397324
>>68396964
I watched it with my parents, they both liked it even if my mom slept through half of it. Then again she's movie-narcoleptic, she always falls asleep when watching anything that lasts for more than half an hour.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:21:03
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So was Beatrice older or same age as Wirt?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:21:14
68397340
>>68397296
>>68397320
I think she was trying to get them to trust her unequivocally, so like you said, they'd follow her right to the gates of hell

>>68397284
mang you know its nighttime why you gotta do that
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:25:31
68397421
>>68397338
I don't think you can really know.

As far as guessing goes, I think it's fair to say generally same age range where they can/could talk as peers and not one talking down to the other.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:27:31
68397457
Can I get a a link to that "film version" some Anon put together? the one where all the episodes are put together in a single movie?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:29:09
68397483
>>68397340
then why mock someone for being too passive? that almost comes off as gloating.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:30:11
68397497
>>68397457
that exists? i've been wanting that since the show came out.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:30:22
68397501
>>68397483
Friendly banter? It didn't seem to be driving Wirt/Greg away from Beatrice, at least.

By the Tavern episode, they went out into the dark to find her.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:30:39
68397507
>>68397483
Who knows, maybe it's to make Wirt a better man by proving that he's not passive and too accepting of his fate.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:30:53
68397510
>>68397483
She felt guilt for leading them to their doom. She might have felt better if they had resisted at least a little.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:31:36
68397520
>>68397507
But why does Beatrice care about making Wirt a better man?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:32:14
68397527
>>68397510
that's what i was saying!
>>68397507
>>68397520
exactly. that only makes sense if she's warming up to them and at least somewhat wanting them NOT to fall for her ruse.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:38:51
68397601
I liked this but Greg was pretty grating.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:40:13
68397613
>>68394064
Yes! Thanks for the info.

>>68393542
>rape recorder

Thank you for the laugh. I'm pretty sure that will be the last laugh-out-loud thing I've read this year.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:41:05
68397625
>>68397613
Fellow PST bro?

19 minutes now. You ringing the new year in with anyone?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:42:50
68397643
>>68397601
I agree, but I don't want to start another one of these arguments with other people because they always shit up the thread.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:44:18
68397663
>>68394064
Damn I work weekends. Is that EST?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:45:35
68397680
>>68397643
yeah it pretty much broke my suspension of disbelief when he displayed his INCREDIBLE IMPROV SKILLS in episode 3
even though he's like 8
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:45:54
68397684
>>68397625
iunno about that guy but i'm just hoping the fireworks end in a timely manner.
theyre not even legally supposed to this time of year. and normandy park is the only part of the seatac area where theyre allowed at all
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:46:48
68397697
There's a storytime now taking place in the woods with 2spoopy things. Thought you guys might be interested.

>>68395427
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:49:30
68397741
>>68397680
I mean, it's a musical cartoon miniseries thing. By definition, every character is granted the ability to improv short cheesy songs. "Potatoes and Molasses" isn't exactly the most thought-inspiring deep song, either.

It's just simple rhymes like a real 8 year old might think of, albeit somewhat slower.

Also, if it's any comfort, we later see him struggling to finish "Adelaide Parade" even after he's been working on it.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:50:26
68397758
>>68397161
I tried showing it to my brother but he told me it was boring like Studio Ghibli because the plot was slow moving and isn't obvious and explicit.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:51:59
68397778
>>68397663
Yep
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:52:22
68397781
>>68393049
The "then why not pretend" was a dead giveaway that the ending will be pretentious crap
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:53:29
68397795
>>68397741
I guess, yeah. His endless optimism was also sort of weird, at least to me.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:53:45
68397800
>>68397741
indeed, to me it sounded like a bunch of weird songs he probably learned in school, stuck together with a glue stick.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:54:42
68397811
>>68397795
He's a kid. See >>68396472
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:54:46
68397812
>>68397758
your brother is a master troll.
>>68397795
definitely abnormal, but so was wirt.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:55:03
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>>68397457
Thirding this request.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:55:33
68397827
>>68397625
Nah, I'm just cleaning the apartment and hanging with my cats. I'm sort of a boring person that way (doesn't help that I'm 19 and don't drink/smoke).

How about you? 5 minutes now.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:56:12
68397837
>>68397811
Ehhh. I never knew any kids that optimistic.. kids love to bitch and moan about every little thing
but I could see one being with his favorite big brother in a fantasy land (and in a dream no less) and just loving every second of it. it's not as if he fell and scraped his knee and still stayed happy
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:56:59
68397849
>>68393985
what blog was that?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:57:59
68397861
>>68397663
>>68397778
Doesn't CN delay stuff like that so it airs at the same time for everyone, though? Otherwise [as] would start at 5PM on the west coast.

I mean, if you work at 5:30 on weekends, that doesn't help. But it won't be airing (probably) at 2:30 PST, or anything.

>>68397827
My family has a tradition of gathering all of us who have spread throughout SoCal at a relative's house for the holidays. Lots of cots.

>>68397837
It's obviously exaggerated a bit, but maybe not as much as you'd think.

>>68397849
I have to go watch a taped version of a large glass ball dropping into a square full of people. I'll find it in a sec.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:58:11
68397866
>>68397827
we're all in the same boat man
I mean, that sounds like me, in 2004. so here in 2014.. cat died, heartburn medication fucked up my testosterone glands, and life never ended up going anywhere.. so just settle into that chair, you'll be here a while.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:59:12
68397883
>>68397861
that's not CN's doing, it's your cable provider that decides that. Mine has a lot of stuff on one schedule and a lot on another, they often switch.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)02:59:17
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>>68397527
I figured she went all sarcastic and condescending to Wirt because it was in her nature to be. I don't know, I think the intro hinted it on her facial expression.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:00:31
68397898
>>68397741
>simple rhymes
or rather, really forced rhymes that sound like he's just stringing things together. which is what I love about that song.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:03:11
68397926
>>68397741
God I loved it when Wirt just joined in with Adelaide Parade.. just.. he's just like 'fuckit, things are going fine now, i can relax and embrace the silliness'.. and then that laugh at the end that was totally the actor because you can hear them backing off of the mic.
I really think your experience in the unknown is tied directly to how well you think things are going. Greg had a smooth ride right up until he had to worry about Wirt.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:04:08
68397932
>>68397883
Well, CN has a timezone selector on their website, and looking through CST/MST/PST, OTGW airs starting at 5:30 in everyone's timezone.

Which means that we would need streams for a talkback thread - or just have every timezone overlap over the next.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:06:16
68397957
>>68397861
That sounds cool. My family isn't too terrible, maybe I can convince them to do a camping trip for New Year's next time. This year it sort of snuck up on me.

>>68397866
Sorry about your cat. I'm a crazy cat lady so I'll probably adopt another cat if this one dies (he's only a year old though). My life isn't going anywhere right now, but I have some realistic goals for the future. Baby steps, y'know.

Happy New Year's
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:07:25
68397963
>>68397926
I thought Lullaby in Frogland was going to be a happy episode all the way through and was thinking about when things would actually get bad for them. When he started singing along, it just reinforced that.

Which, of course, made the ending of the episode all the more effective.

>>68397849
megamadridista4life.tumblr.com/post/101527746194/over-the-garden-wall-original-soundtrack
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:08:23
68397976
>>68397957
tbh i'd be happy to just never have a life as long as i had someone of the female persuasion to not-live-it with
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:08:27
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>>68396964
me again

Convinced one of my friends to stick with it but even she just quit at episode 7. None of my friends so much as cracked a single smile the entire time. Someone made a comment about how the animation was comparable to Problem Solverz and the writing was equally as bad. The girl who lasted to episode 7 said Auntie Whispers was the last straw.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:09:21
68397992
>>68397978
Tim Curry is always the last straw.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:09:24
68397993
>>68397963
Quick addendum to this: I said the ending was effective, and I feel like it was overall.

Still, I agree with the person earlier who said that the Adelaide escape bit was a bit rushed.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:10:31
68398007
>>68397978
I'm gonna say to you what I say to this friend of mine who is constantly bitching about the fucked up people he hears in gaming forums and the stupid things they say
whyyy do you hang out with those people?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:11:31
68398018
>see this thread
>decide to give this amazing show a try
>4 episodes in
Why is this show so praised again?
Not trolling. When does it get good?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:11:32
68398019
>>68397993
I think this show suffered just a bit from being broken up into 11 minute segments
each one had to have kind of an ending, whether a joke or a cliffhanger or something, and yet they had to come simply too often.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:11:41
68398021
>>68397992
>tim curry has literally been in every visual media ever
From Mighty Ducks to OTGW to Tiny Toons to Kids' Ten Commandments
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:12:55
68398032
>>68398018
Different people have different tastes, I guess.

I'd encourage you to keep watching - a lot of it has probably been spoiled already for you so that's a minus - but it does "pick up" some more around the end.

You don't have to like everything everyone else likes.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:12:57
68398034
>>68397976
That's not an impossible goal, unless you have really high standards or something. Anything stopping you from throwing together an online profile and meeting someone?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:13:14
68398038
>>68398018
The last two episodes.
It's really boring, I know. It's for kids, remember.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:16:16
68398062
>>68398034
not so much high standards as very polarizing standards that few people hit all the marks on. Being strongly moral but having different morals from most people who have morals, being way into jesus and way into nudism, etc.

and not to be a shallow piece of shit but I've tried dating sites and all the girls that aren't into other girls are uggs to the max. I'm not deleting my profile or anything but i'm not holding my breath either. Wizardry is looking pretty certain

this is more of a /soc/ thing though I suppose
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:16:34
68398065
>>68398018
First few episodes is settling you in with the characters.

It gets better middle-end.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:16:49
68398067
>>68398018
Episode 1. I'm sorry for your shit taste.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:16:59
68398068
>>68398018
Just one more, if you don't like Episode 5 then this just isn't the show for you
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:18:09
68398077
>show it to a girl
>she's way too freaked out the entire way through
>get to the end and see what she thought
>everyone getting closure was sweet but she won't flat out admit that it was good

I won, I think.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:18:28
68398080
>>68398068
>>68398065
>>68398038
Thanks.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:18:33
68398084
>>68398062
Keep going for wizardry, anon. I hear you just stop caring after you reach that.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:23:10
68398130
>>68398077
it really is as much an EXPERIENCE as a show. I think her being freaked out counts as a victory
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:23:31
68398134
>>68398067
I bet you think Adventure Time is a masterpiece too.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:25:06
68398154
>>68398134
a different kind of masterpiece, but uhh yeah.. if you don't at least recognize what makes it unique and fun, then you just hate fun.. it taps directly into the way we all used to play, and its method of getting there is all its own. the fuck dude.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:26:46
68398166
Don't fall for the bait please
This has been a good thread so far
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:28:17
68398181
>>68398154
I recognise the point of Adventure Time, but it is in no way a masterpiece. Gumball is better than Adventure Time and it's more fun too.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:31:44
68398211
>>68398181
gumball is a masterpiece of subverted expectations and lampooning cliches..and from a 'toon' standpoint it stands apart, i'll give you that.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:36:42
68398256
>>68398154
You aren't me, fuck off

>>68398134
AT turned to shit because it didn't know to quit when it was ahead. OtGW is amazing because it knew when to finish its story.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)03:42:46
68398317
>>68397963
Thamks m8
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)04:23:49
68398666
>>68398130
Kept hearing about it from /co/, caught the first two episodes on Cartoon Network, forget to tune in the next couple of days. Kept meaning to watch it. Then, one by one a bunch of my friends start raving about it. Finally, as a party at my friend's was finally winding down he pulls up Over the Garden Wall for like 7 of us.

I flipped out the whole way through, as did basically everyone else. It was a hell of a good time.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)05:36:45
68399095
I just finished this. My pals were talking about it as it aired, decided to see what was up by catching one of the middle episodes.

Cue me pretty much ragging on the character writing and animation the whole time. I didn't like it. But I saw the reception it was had, so manned up and gave it a run through from start to finish.

It's... okay, I guess? I enjoy the plot twists in 9/10 and what they represent more than the show itself. Like the ride wasn't necessarily the greatest for me but it had a reasonable amount of payoff at the end.

So, yeah, I think it's not bad. Which means it's already league ahead of most of CN's other offerings.

It's probably a tad overrated, but a large and overzealous fanbase will do that.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)06:32:04
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>>68393345
its in the subtitles
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)06:34:37
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hereford_Mappa_Mundi
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)06:38:51
68399353
>>68397822
>>68397457
>>68397497
the stupid fuck used shit quality to piece it together

it's not worth linking

i know someone said they were making a HD one recently but i dont know if he followed through
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)06:42:11
68399365
>>68393049
>What were the hints that gave away the plot twist?
All the anachronisms that came solely from Wirt and Greg. Which is funny because I thought it was just shitty writing, but then the twist happened and I was like, "OH"
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)07:32:23
68399555
>>68394484
There is a poster with a black turtle in Wirt's room.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)07:38:40
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>>68399331
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)07:45:20
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>>68393049
>What were the hints that gave away the plot twist?
Mainly Writ mentioning High School and the "anachronistic" was he and Greg speak compared to everyone else.

I just wanted it with my brother recently, he liked it a lot. Almost saddens me I'll won't get another cartoon this great in a long as while, like when A:TLA ended.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)10:38:46
68400651
>>68399095
What makes it overrated?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)11:50:12
68401397
>>68398021
>Tim Curry almost did The Joker in Batman: TAS
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)11:53:39
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best waifu
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)11:59:50
68401515
>>68401449
She gives a mean blowjob
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)12:06:42
68401598
It was good, but really not something to show to friends and family assuming they will love it too as non /co/mrades.
And I can't stand how every character's motivation to do something nowadays is because of some silly crush, but that's just my opinion
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)12:15:04
68401719
>>68401598
It is not unreasonable to think middle and high schoolers always think with their dick first.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)12:15:13
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>>68396964
> Introduced it to what few people I know

> Everyone I've shown it to loved it

God what a wonderful feel
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)12:20:03
68401794
>>68401719
white little boys need some real problems
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)12:24:42
68401840
>>68401794
When do little boys have real problems?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)12:39:59
68402006
>>68401840
I can only think of divorced parents and child abuse, one is boring and the other one is a no-no
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)12:41:13
68402017
>>68402006
You get what you can air
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)12:44:50
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I know it's early in the year, but if anyone's interested, I'd totally be up for streaming the series in Oct/Nov on a half-moon.

Or whenever there's a half-moon.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)12:52:12
68402166
>>68401722

I was hanging out with my cousins over the holidays and found out that all of them had already and seen it and loved except for one, who we immediately sat down and streamed the first couple episodes together for him.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)12:53:34
68402190
>>68401840
Honestly the sibling rivalry is a really nice angle to come from, and having a younger brother I did not value particularly during my childhood, I can very much identify with Wirt's frustrations. It was a little eerie in fact, how much his relationship with Greg mirrored my own, though I have since of course learned the value of my own brother.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)12:55:16
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The show was good, and even if it was not it would still been worth it because of all the new frog reaction images for funposting I got.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)12:56:11
68402241
>>68398067
Episode 1 was shit. becomes good after that.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)12:56:29
68402246
>>68402061
Well, it's going to be on CN on Saturday. I mean we could watch it then too - it's definitely an autumn themed show, but some people wanted to to a talkback on Saturday.

We'd still need a stream, though, because it starts 3 hours earlier for the east coast than the west coast.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)12:57:47
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>>68402217
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)12:58:54
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>>68402278
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)13:00:02
68402317
>>68402241
Episode 1 is better on a 2nd watch when the intro actually makes sense - when I first watched it I think I realized "Oh, this will be important later, I better try to remember every bit of these opening scenes," which I couldn't do.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)13:03:08
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>>68402300
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)13:06:48
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>>68402367
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)13:08:02
68402449
>>68402427
thanks for this - please keep going
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)13:14:50
68402549
>>68397284
for some reason I really want to edit shitty meme-faces into that image
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)13:17:06
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best girl
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)13:18:05
68402598
>>68402588
I'm sorry, my turtles, but I must FEED.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)14:37:23
68403852
So did it take place in hell?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)14:41:59
68403943
>>68403852
Yes.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)14:42:25
68403947
>>68403852
No.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)14:56:49
68404198
>>68403852
Maybe?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)14:58:06
68404221
>>68403852
>>68403852
Almost.
Purgatory.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)15:05:39
68404355
>>68404221
My issue with that is that purgatory always struck me as a "waiting idly to be sent to heaven or hell" place.

The people who live in the Unknown don't seem to be waiting to go somewhere else. They seem happy where they are - especially after the Beast leaves.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)15:07:38
68404390
>>68404355
Maybe it's everyone's personal heaven, but is susceptible to invasion and change.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)15:09:11
68404416
>>68404390
I don't know. Beatrice's family at the end looked pretty much like a normal family in Antebellum America, living in some forested frontier.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)15:11:23
68404458
>>68403852
>>68404355
You guys have to remember that in christianity heaven and hell are states of the soul not places.

if the unknow is a place the religious allegories crumble.
If its a state then its just a continuation of the neutrality of life.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)15:13:16
68404504
>>68404458
>the religious allegories
Which ones?

The "Dante's Inferno" ones always seemed like a stretch to me.

There is the 2 cents needed to ride the ferry, but that would indicate that it's hell, which I think doesn't fit with the rest of it. Again - after the beast leaves, most people seem pretty happy.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)15:44:05
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I'm the highway man.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)15:44:39
68405105
>>68405095
semen stains the mountaintops?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)15:47:55
68405159
>>68405095
I make ends meet.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)15:49:15
68405182
Welp, looks like I'm rewatching this bitch tonight.

I think the thing that really made this show was the music. The title song sung on the riverboat never fails to make my heart warm and pain with yearning for simpler times.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)15:49:37
68405192
>>68405095
how are you making all these bullshit low quality screenshots?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)15:52:46
68405255
>>68405182
If you can wait 2 days, you can watch it with /co/. It'll be on CN.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)15:57:49
68405342
Welp, looks like I'm rewatching this bitch tonight.

I think the thing that really made this show was the music. The title song sung on the riverboat never fails to make my heart warm and pain with yearning for simpler times.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)16:00:03
68405385
>>68405182
>>68405342
Way to double post
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)16:04:39
68405468

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here we are
the two of us
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)16:07:42
68405533
>>68405468
Like ships.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)16:10:08
68405585
>>68405468
>>68405533
I'm sorry, my turtles, but I must FEED.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)16:13:28
68405634
>>68397978
I'm in the same boat but one of my friends won't watch on his own because he finds it creepy. I've got him up to episode 5.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)16:18:04
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Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)16:20:46
68405770
http://youtu.be/2k7UYy4-Tas

Enjoyed this video. The Highwayman scene was the first time I was really wowed by this show. Left a good impression that lasted to the end.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)16:20:51
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>>68395554
It's a pretty central thing, though. Even ignoring stuff like the ferry costing two coins and the village full of dead people, the entire miniseries takes place in Dante's Wood of the Self-Murderers.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wood_of_the_Self-Murderers:_The_Harpies_and_the_Suicides
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)16:58:21
68406522
>>68393091
When did he ask for a phone? Or even a ride?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)16:59:49
68406545
>>68406522
Episode 2.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)17:09:15
68406748
>>68395809
Schooltown episode
>Who would've thought a primer school for animals would be a bad idea
Mad Love
>John motherfucking Cleese, son.
The one where the group is on the riverboat toward the pasture
>Comfy as hell, though it had that misunderstanding thing at the end that I really hate
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)17:09:58
68406760
Has anyone managed to watch Tome of the Unknown?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)17:14:05
68406857
>>68406760
It's such a shame for me.

I live in Santa Barbara, California, and almost every year I drag myself down to the SB International Film Festival where it was shown and an award in early 2014. I normally go to a lot of the stuff they show there, but for various reasons, I wasn't able to in 2014.

So I could have seen it, but I missed my chance.

They'll probably release it in some fashion eventually, right?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)17:15:59
68406891
>>68396964
Your friends sound like jaded, mechanical products of the 21st century, anon.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)17:25:40
68407069
>>68402427
>if this pointy hat nigga don't shut the fuck up
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)17:26:52
68407095
>>68403943
>>68403947
>>68404198
I don't know. Can you repeat the question?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)18:13:25
68408068
>>68406891
A pill to make you numb
A pill to make you dumb
A pill to make you anybody else
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)18:51:14
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>>68405105
Yes.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)18:52:18
68408921
>>68408901
I spit my drink, anon. 10/10 would stain your mountaintops
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)19:26:23
68409605
>>68393846
The one at the begining of the flashback episode was actually performed by the creator, Patrick McHale's old band. I haven't had any luck finding it unfortunately.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)20:02:09
68410501
>>68396964
I was worried about showing it to my friends early on because I wasn't sure what about it really drew me in and if they'd like it too. I'm lucky that we all the same reaction to the whole series, tears and all. It's definitely not for everyone though.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)20:17:38
68410919
if you know the twist is it worth watching?

also how do i watch this exactly, is there 1080p somewhere?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)20:20:24
68410986
>>68410919
>if you know the twist is it worth watching?
Absolutely, I knew the twist beforehand and I still cried at the end.
>also how do i watch this exactly, is there 1080p somewhere?
It's on cartoonnetwork.com I think
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)20:20:52
68411000
>>68410919
I'd say so. It's a fun ride regardless. And it's available on Cartoon Network's site and iTunes, though I don't know how high the quality gets there.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)20:21:34
68411021
>>68410919
I think it's on the CN website, but I'm sure it's also available 'round the net as a torrent.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)20:23:15
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>no bluray plans
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)20:23:51
68411088
>>68411065
Where'd you hear that? I thought it was being considered.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)20:41:27
68411525
>>68396964
Not as bad as one of my friends who quit during the opening sequence because "the music has a high pitch whistling sound, and it hurt my ears".
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)21:34:08
68412642
>>68411525
What a pussy ass excuse.
http://steamcommunity.com/id/Hobbesthemuffin
01/01/15(Thu)21:38:51
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>>68396964
>Hated greg
you know what to do anon
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)21:39:48
68412753
>>68412744
What is this, an image for ants?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)21:40:19
68412759
>>68395809
Episode 3 with the schoolhouse

The first episode on its own is decent, the second was fun, but the third was where it really found its footing, I thought.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)21:40:46
68412770

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>>68412744
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)21:54:59
68413074
>>68408901
>dat filename
Bravo, whoever made this.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)21:56:57
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>>68412770
You know nothing of ants
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)22:34:27
68413987
>>68394484
The dog ate the turtle whole, including the shell, Auntie Whispers sick the turtle out of its shell. Maybe the shell is evil, but the turtle isn't. Maybe because pulling a turtle out of its shell kills it, if you eat a live turtle you'll become a monster, but if it's dead you can eat it. Or the turtle's only affect dogs. Or the candy and turtle combination or (even the candy alone) was what corrupted the dog. Whispers could already be some sort of monster so the turts can't corrupt her because she is already corrupt. I mean, there are so many possibilities that it's really impossible to tell without any more details.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)22:36:18
68414030
>>68413987
The shell thing is what came to mind immediately for me, but it seems silly.
MishaLover !!l14ghIzAV4y
01/01/15(Thu)22:44:42
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Would you drive her to wickedness?
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)22:47:46
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>>68414197
The spirit compels her.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)22:51:18
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>>68414197
I would do her chores so hard...
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)23:07:43
68414621
>>68393846
it sounds really close to this
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCUIuCuzdII
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)23:10:21
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>>68408901
Glad to see someone finished this.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)23:17:21
68414791
>>68414621
I KNEW that song sounded like something I'd heard before. Thanks.
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)23:20:25
68414849
I don't get all the hype over this TWIIIIIST that /co/ found so shocking. There were atleast 4 mentions of things that let you know the time period

>phone
>can i have a ride
>i'm in high school
>etc.

Also in all the pre-release interviews/trailers they literally told you these are MODERN fairytales. I know not everyone that will watch this saw all the pre-release material, but I know /co/ did because it was constantly posted.

Also, Wirt was reasonably weirded out by EVERYTHING that seemed at all mystical/old-timey. WHY DID /co/ THINK THE FACT THAT THEY'RE FROM THE MODERN WORLD WAS A TWIST GODDAMMIT PAY ATTENTION
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)23:24:17
68414908
>>68414849
I thought the twist was that they were in a world between life and death because they were actually drowning
Anonymous
01/01/15(Thu)23:56:57
68415410
>>68414849
modern is relative
the world of the unknown is based around american folklore, and america isn't that old. it's all paul bunyan stuff, hobo tales..
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)00:00:40
68415480
>>68414849
The only twist I felt while watching was when Wirt realized the lamp housed the demon's soul. I mean it was fairly obvious and all when you look at the whole, but Wirt getting it so quickly was a nice and (for me at least) unexepcted boon to his character.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)00:02:09
68415508
>>68414849
It's called foreshadowing, m8.

Also, phones and high school aren't exclusively modern stuff. They may not have been around in Antebellum America, but they both existed by about a century after.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)00:06:43
68415588

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Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)00:08:09
68415613

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What was Adalaid and the Beast's relationship?
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)00:08:55
68415626
>>68415613
I think she's just nuts.

Nothing she actually does suggests a relationship with the beast.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)00:10:59
68415653
>>68415508
Yeah, I didn't think this was antebellum but more turn-of-the-century/Gilded Age/Victorian/Edwardian or something. Around the time of The Wizard of Oz. They had phones then, early cars (and asking for a ride could refer to a horse or a carriage or something, that's pretty vague), and while high school was rare it certainly EXISTED.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)00:11:08
68415655
>>68415588
It's missing "I want to steal."

>>68415613
>>68415626
Auntie Whispers said something about Adelaide's relation with the beast, but I don't remember it.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)00:12:28
68415685
>>68415655
No. She just said "Beware my sister Adelaide. She lives in the Pasture. She cannot be trusted."
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)00:12:30
68415686
>>68415653
The general consensus is Antebellum, but that's a good point. The songs do seem a bit closer to the turn of the century, to be honest.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)00:33:39
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>>68415613
>>68415685
>>68415655
did you people even watch the fucking show?
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)00:41:56
68416243
>>68416058
Yeah I watch the show. I think she's just nuts. Nothing that she does seems in line with the Beast. Just because she says she's his creature doesn't make it true.

Hell, she can't even go outside. The beast is a god damned forest monster.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)00:52:05
68416445
>>68416058
That doesn't really clear up their relationship. The question is: why does she "do as he commands?"

Especially keeping in mind >>68416243
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)01:24:51
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>>68415626
mmmmm, nuts.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)03:59:23
68419357
It took me a good two weeks to realize that the cemetery is The Garden, and the garden from episode 2 (?) where they grow skeletons is the way that symbol is explained. It blew my mind and made me want to binge the whole thing one more time.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)04:02:21
68419377
>>68419357
...which was about 3 weeks later than figuring out it was going to recapitulate the central conceit of the penultimate issue of that one fantasy comic - Tellos.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)05:44:48
68420294
>>68393049
The most British American cartoon ever.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)05:50:34
68420353
>>68416058
I figured she and Auntie Whispers were 'natives' of the Unkown, so to speak. Auntie Whispers went off and did her own thing, while Adelaide sought out The Beast for more knowledge. Or maybe eternal life, but eternal life with the ridiculous stipulation of night air becoming poisonous to her.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)05:59:27
68420427

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>All those people saying they showed OtGW to their friends and they hated it
>Mfw I have no friends, therefor I have no shit friends with terrible tastes
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)09:04:49
68421644
>>68420427
>therefor

*Therefore.

Gr8 b8 m8.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)09:33:44
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>>68405722
Christ almighty.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)10:14:28
68422264
>>68416058
She fell under his sway. The beast is the embodiment of all the darkness, all the uncertainty, all the fear and all the loneliness of The Unknown. His dark influence shrouds all in The Unknown, so as to keep as many in the dark as possible.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)11:32:32
68423342
>>68421895
Keep it in your pants.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)11:39:11
68423451

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Oklin
01/02/15(Fri)12:11:57
68423922
>>68396068
>wors
Babes in the woods, that dream sequence dragged on.
Oklin
01/02/15(Fri)12:16:56
68424012
>>68397263
Knight of faith and knight of resignation/solitude by any chance?
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)13:13:35
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Last bump for the night, I guess.
Let's be honest, the BeatricexLorna porn would've risen if this were still going on.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)13:34:34
68425427
>>68425029
but they don't even meet in the show
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)13:38:03
68425507
>>68396810
It's one of the funniest episodes along with episode 5. It's just how caught up in their own problems the adults are.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)13:45:19
68425656
>>68395809
Excluding 9 and 10? That makes it easier.
I know a lot of people don't like it but probably Chapter 8. I've watched enough old cartoons to appreciate the first half and I adore the songs.
But I admit, it's the second half that has me hooked. It's heart-wrenching and probably left the biggest impression on me when airing. The wait for the next day was painful.
After that it's probably chapter 5. I like the Manor setting and John Cleese and Fred are hilarious.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)13:53:14
68425824
Pretentious. Hipster. Bullshit.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)13:54:29
68425849
>>68396490
>her pleading for Wirt and Greg's freedom JUST as they come in the door to see her apparently conspiring with Adelaide so they can be mad at her is pretty cliched.
I've heard people complaining about this but I can't say I agree. It's not like it's a misunderstanding, Wirt was pissed because she lied about getting them home so she could trade their freedom for the scissors and that's exactly what she'd been doing up till then. Now they're even more lost.
Considering what he's like with Greg, Wirt may not have listened to her even if she had explained and apologised.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)14:09:22
68426214
I think the Unknown is just the afterlife, not hell, not heaven, the limbo itself would be the lost people in it, who aren't supposed to be dead yet, and people who are already established there are just dead for real
The Beast might take care of the bad and lost people, turning them into trees
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)14:25:58
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>For a frame Sara's hand was white
>This means originally she was wearing a full costume, but ended up showing her brown hands because "muh diversity"
God dammit
It's just nitpicking and I don't really care about it, I just feel good for finding a little error like this
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)14:40:37
68427029
every other piece of media
> it was all a dream is a cop-out, lazy writing, bullshit, etc
over the garden wall
> wow they are genius
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)14:56:15
68427403
>>68427029
The general rule for "It's all just a dream" seems to be it's ok if it was actually dream-like.
I mean the Wizard of Oz (film), and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland are beloved stories that turn out to be dreams, but when you look back on the events it it makes sense.
While there's plenty of hints to say they did go somewhere, the Unknown has very dreamlike qualities.
I think people got annoyed with this cliché because some series used it to tell lucid stories while cutting out on dealing with the consequences. When Wirt wakes up in the hospital he's clearly changed by what he at least thinks has happened.
Personally though, I think they almost died and went into a limbo world between life and the afterlife before making their way back.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)15:03:07
68427563
Does anyone have the gif where Greg tells the monster it has beautiful eyes?
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)15:04:00
68427581
>>68425427
...and?
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)15:18:59
68427863

Over.the.Garden.Wall.S01E08.Babes.in.the.Woods.1080p.WEB.x264-HERO.mp4_snapshot_04.49_[2015.01.02_20.14.52].png
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What the fuck was this part about?
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)15:23:46
68427959
>>68427863
Comedy
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)15:24:44
68427982
>>68426639
>spanish subs
>that font
top jej
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)15:30:58
68428120
>>68427403
That's what I thought too

Nah, I get this, and I like Over the Garden Wall.

What I don't get is
> MOST UNEXPECTED TWIST EVA
> GENIUS
> TRUE ART
overreactions.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)15:33:03
68428160
>>68427863
To make perfectly looped gifs of it.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)15:51:59
68428588
>>68428120
>MOST UNEXPECTED TWIST EVA
To me I think this was because they were actually dying rather than sleeping. Also OtGW has a lot of other stuff in it besides the reveal. A lot of use of old American folklore and language, it's parallels with The Divine Comedy, references to animation history and opera, symbolism out the hoo-hah. Though a lot of people calling it a masterpiece also love the characters, songs, jokes, how folksy The Unknown is. Shit's got a lot to offer.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)16:50:09
68429767
>>68396309
Do you really want another Legend of Korra?
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)17:14:24
68430272
>>68396964
On the upside I invited my mother to watch it who sat down then promptly fell to sleep; to be fair she was tired at the time. To my surprise however my dad, who almost never get's into animated stuff and tends to hate most of what I watch, sat down with us and really got into it. He was discussing everything with me between episodes and asking questions. I was kind of touched, we rarely get to bond over this sort of stuff.
Beatrice was his favourite.He's a twitcher.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)17:17:37
68430334
>>68430272
>There was a first part to this.
>Try again
>>68396964
I've shown it to my friends and most of them enjoyed it except for my closest friend who left after episode 4. Her taste in films is unpredictable so I wasn't sure whether she'd like it but I didn't expect her to hate it.
On the upside I invited my mother to watch it who sat down then promptly fell to sleep; to be fair she was tired at the time. To my surprise however my dad, who almost never get's into animated stuff and tends to hate most of what I watch, sat down with us and really got into it. He was discussing everything with me between episodes and asking questions. Beatrice was his favourite. He's a twitcher.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)17:19:58
68430381
>>68426639
Why are you watching this subtitled in Spanish?

Did Cartoon Network LA have no plans to dub it?
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)18:31:44
68431986
>>68430334
What is a twitcher?
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)18:34:42
68432044
>>68431986
People who travel all over the place to watch birds.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)19:51:16
68433699
>>68432044
I thought bird watchers only existed in the movies
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)20:07:07
68434051
>>68393091
I mean, they're really the only ones who talked like modern day people in the show from ep 1-8. Beatrice too, maybe. The point is that it all took place somewhere in the boys (mostly Wirt's) subconscious state. In the beginning we see the people of The Unknown are troubled, scared, and lost because that's where Wirt was emotionally, after he resolves their problems bit by bit, he fights his was way back in the real world and saves his brother. In the end we all of the people in his head at peace just as he is.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)20:12:46
68434174
>>68395809

Lullaby in Frogland, I liked the mood of the entire boat travel and the ending is really good.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)20:49:33
68434937
>>68430381
They still waiting for the country who will dub it. CN usually choices Mexico/Venezuela, but the studio of GF in Argentina is now a big option
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)20:56:21
68435055
>>68434937
Where are you from, anon? I can tell from your choice of words, you are not a native speaker.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)21:04:05
68435224
>>68435055
Ucranian born, living in Argie
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)21:06:31
68435273
>>68430381
Because I can't really understand English when they talk it and I still want the original voice
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)21:07:33
68435290
>>68435224
What are your favourite Spanish dubs?
>>68435273
Fair enuff. Where did you get the subs?
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)21:12:58
68435388
>>68427863
It was a dream within a dream
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)21:17:05
68435455
>>68435290
A Facebook page
It's pretty shitty, the translation itself is okay, but the orthography sucks
But I just downloaded it after lurking through our local imageboard, it was New Year and I was looking for something to forget I was lonely, and so when the year started I was by episode 7
And by 1 o'clock I was crying like a bitch and making this thread
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)21:18:02
68435465
>>68435290
Venezuela makes great voices, keeping jokes and profesional stuff, nowadays they are more into adult stuff and Discovery Channel
Mexico are usually the most fluids voices, but they almost dont care about keepings the puns and add his own regionalism/jargon
Argentina was pretty bad in the early 2000, but actually they are doing a decent job in a lot of Disney stuff.
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)21:19:56
68435499
>>68435455
Can you link to it? I also speak Spanish so I am curious to re-watch the series with Spanish
>>68435465
The only Argentine dub I remember liking was the one for Serial Experiments Lain
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)21:25:23
68435612
>>68435499
http://pastebin.com/wvP8Pjsc
Anonymous
01/02/15(Fri)21:28:46
68435681
>>68435612
Much obliged, kind anon. I'm part of a /ñ/ /co/ Skype group, so if you wanna join, just add "la.furra.darketa" and I will add you
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)09:16:54
68436339
Bump
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)09:22:07
68436365
>>68435681
Thanks Anon, but I'm too socially retarded for that
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)09:24:20
68436378
>>68393049
It wasn't
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)11:55:54
68437410
>>68436378
Why do you think it is not?
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)13:37:13
68438432
>>68402061

Oh, you inspired me to check the phases of the moon to see if I could figure out the year. All you need to do is see what years have a half moon on Halloween.

1991 seems to work well.

http://stardate.org/nightsky/moon
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)13:42:41
68438491
>>68438432

Though, 1984 is perfect.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)13:44:02
68438507
The biggest question of all is why it took place in the 80's/90's at all. What would we have lost otherwise? And what child born in, say, 2005 will relate to it?
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)13:46:05
68438526
>>68438507
The tape as a plot device doesn't work if people don't listen to physical media anymore.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)13:47:52
68438549
Should we have a talkback for the encore at 5
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)13:48:12
68438554
>>68393049
Brian Jacques' Redwall Cartoon
Can't upload images
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)13:48:44
68438563
>>68438507
Same reason Donnie Darko took place in the '80s. Some directors or writers feel they write better if they have it take place in thier childhood.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)13:49:44
68438573
>>68438554
What the fuck did this have to do with the thread?
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)13:53:29
68438615
>>68438432
And, actually, 2014 works as well. Huh.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)13:53:31
68438616
>>68438507
If you read up in the thread, you'll see that it's not firmly agreed upon that it was 80s/90s.

In my opinion, the fact that Sara doesn't have a cassette player while Wirt does is actually indicative of it happening in a modern time.

Really: is Wirt not the kind of guy who would still have a cassette recorder in the 2000s? Sara wouldn't have one because she was normal, or at least socially-adjusted.

I hesitate to put it in 2014 (or 2015) because of the conspicuous absence of cell phones, but I'm inclined to say it takes place in the 2000s.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)13:58:49
68438682
>>68438616
The cop car looks too old to be 2000s.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)14:03:31
68438743
>>68438682
I'm not on a computer where I have OTGW downloaded now - can you post a picture of it?
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)14:04:32
68438769
http://globegander.tumblr.com/post/102962248481/wirts-inferno-dantes-unknown-allusions-to-the
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)14:06:08
68438784
>>68438743
http://i.cdn.turner.com/v5cache/CARTOON/site/Images/i87/CARE1010151400002373_001_640x360.jpg
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)14:10:32
68438840
>>68438769
I think this is interesting, and there are some connections between Dante's and OTGW (the Wood of Suicides is a huge one), but I think trying to connect a each level of hell with an episode is a bit of a stretch.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)14:13:34
68438873
>>68438784
I mean, the town where it takes place seems pretty small. A small town might be more likely to have older police cars still in use. (>>68396824 isn't me, but it basically sums up what I'm trying to say.)

(Someone suggested earlier that the hospital was in a different city, explaining why the hospital is in Clarence's city.)
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)14:22:43
68438983
>>68438549
4chan says there are 106 people in this thread, which I have a really hard time believing.

Still, I think we should. Is there a reliable place to stream it for those of us in western timezones?
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)14:42:34
68439206
>>68438983
That's the number of people who have posted, 106 IPs in 3 days
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)14:44:37
68439230
>>68439206
Ah - I thought it was the number of people there now.

Anyways, that seems like enough to warrant a separate talkback thread for the thing today.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)15:53:50
68440260
>>68438873
>Explaining why the hospital is in Clarence's city.

The show is now ruined if it is linked to that series
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)16:07:41
68440553
>>68426639
>>This means originally she was wearing a full costume, but ended up showing her brown hands because "muh diversity"

Or maybe an animator just made a mistake, but nice conspiracy theory.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)16:11:04
68440628
>>68438526
But the whole joke is that no one listens to physical media except Wirt, because Wirt is a dork.

That said, I think it's intentionally not said in any specific time. They want the series to feel timeless.
PR
01/03/15(Sat)17:08:48
68441971
>>68423451
This design error angers me. Is it supposed to be an outisde toilet (or whatever you call'em in english)? If so - the bottom shouldn't be in such an angle.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)17:09:55
68441989
20 minutes until the series marathon starts.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)17:12:27
68442034
>>68441971
It looks kind of like a coffin, to me. Symbolically important, if so.
PR
01/03/15(Sat)17:15:10
68442100
>>68442034
Isn't there a shot where the door has the moon shape carved out, like in the toilets?
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)17:15:11
68442102
>>68442034
Nah, other guy's right, it was an outhouse. Has the cliche/characteristic moon hole and everything.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)17:16:38
68442137
>>68442102
>>68442100
Ah. I mean, it could just be a kind of weird trapezoidal outhouse.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)17:31:41
68442531
The marathon just started.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)17:44:52
68442857
>>68442531
bump and shit
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)17:51:07
68443029
Fuck, Enoch is still creepy as shit..
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)17:55:03
68443117
I wonder whatever happened to those rocks.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)17:59:22
68443230
>>68393662
>The crumpled paper does not have poetry on it
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)18:01:50
68443288

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>You will never be part of the Adelaide Parade
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)18:02:09
68443300
>>68443288
Shut up.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)18:03:24
68443339
A is for the apple that he gave to me.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)19:32:39
68445287
>>68443339
Would you a Fiona Apple?
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)20:30:02
68446750
Marathon starting now for PST.

I'm probably going to be the only one here, but you never know.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)20:33:16
68446843
I think the choir at the beginning of E1 is the same one used after the Come Wayward Souls reprise in E10.

Someone asked earlier, I can't find the post.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)21:12:46
68447868
Something quick I noticed: in "Potatoes and Molasses" there's an animal playing the sousaphone, which originates around the turn of the century. (1890s)

Now, I don't think that's a fair way to determine when the Unknown is. My point is more that it doesn't come from any one specific town. Schooltown Follies (E3), otherwise, feels really like the Antebellum South, which is ~50 years earlier.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)21:13:48
68447901
>>68447868
>My point is more that it doesn't come from any one specific town.
*any one specific time period
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)21:15:44
68447948
>>68447868
Langtree's design is also based on Gibson Girls.

The Unknown is a mash-up of different time periods and locations. Lot of Colonial New England-y stuff, the Dixieland-ness of the frogs, and 1890s.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)21:18:22
68448012
God the Highway man is so cool.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)21:37:33
68448435
> showed the series to my younger brother
> they loved every bit of it
Feels good man
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)22:11:36
68449229
>>68446843
The same choir comes back when the Beast appears at the end of E7.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)22:20:42
68449432

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>I would like to have a thread about this, but I don't know what to say about it

I know I'm already a full day late to respond, but it needs to be said. This has never stopped any of you shits from making threads over nothing for years, don't bother trying to be all self-conscious about it now.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)22:25:55
68449567

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Limited series work better anyway.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)22:28:42
68449645
>>68449229
>>68446843
I think the choir basically acts as a kind of co-leifmotif for the Beast, along with "Chop the wood to light the fire" and finally "Come Wayward Souls" in E8 and E10.

>>68449432
3 days late :^)

Sometimes people just want to talk about a show that is finished - is an elaborate pretense really necessary? The show began and finished 2 months ago, and it gets at most 1 thread per week now.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)22:39:35
68449952
>>68449645
Yes, an elaborate pretense is necessary. This is an imageboard, not a damn IRC chatroom. This thread is far from the worst offender, so I'm not going to say anything more about it.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)22:42:35
68450037
>>68449952
>Imageboard
>Serious business
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)22:44:20
68450093
>>68449952
Yup, threads on the Comics and Cartoons section of a Macaoan papercraft imageboard shouldn't just talk about cartoons off the cuff. No, we need to be serious and refined.

Really: if this thread were off-topic, I'd be with you. But it isn't. It's a cartoon thread on the cartoon board.

So yes, kindly be thread police somewhere else.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)22:50:03
68450260
It's nice how so much of music of the show, even the nameless background music, has a clarinet melody line. (The song "Over the Garden Wall" on the riverboat being the exception for obvious reasons.)
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)22:53:38
68450349
>>68449952
Yeah dude, Cambodian Culture imageboards are super serious.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)23:04:24
68450708
They're showing OtGW again at the same time (5:30PM) tomorrow, if someone wanted to see it tonight and couldn't.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)23:05:47
68450754
>>68396964
THIS IS WHY WE NEED THE PURGE
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)23:09:09
68450854
>>68393049
>other than it was perfect
majority of /co/ thinks its tumblr dogshit take that fagshti somewhere else.
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)23:20:50
68451190
>>68450854
[citation needed]
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)23:23:55
68451277
>>68451190
don't respond to b8, m8
Anonymous
01/03/15(Sat)23:26:21
68451344
>>68451277
I honestly don't see what is "tumblr" about this given we mostly get comedies these days and action cartoons are quick to be cancelled. This show is very atypical in western animation.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)00:40:06
68453675
>>68450754
This is exactly why western animation is so shitty. People who think shows like this one are bad.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)00:44:07
68453820
>>68420294
It was extremely American, the British voices were there to add atmosphere
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)01:44:53
68455611
>>68453820
It was heavily influenced by Wind in the Willows
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)02:50:57
68457479
>>68407095
You're not the boss of me, now!
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)04:12:17
68459069

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>>68393049
>it was perfect
It wasn't
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)07:58:49
68461559
>>68459069
>Comparing Over the Garden Wall to Autism Time
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)08:22:23
68461762
>>68459069
You are everything wrong in the world.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)08:30:15
68461822
>>68459069
The pacing was bad and it probably could have benefited from being 10 half hour episodes instead of fifteen minute episodes, but it wasn't all a dream everything that happened in that world was as real as their home. The frog still had the bell inside of it at the end. Also the whole journey is to help Wirt realize he's being a little shit and unfairly blaming all of his problems on hIs brother.

tl;dr It's not ten outta ten material but it's not super horribad.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)08:42:21
68461936
>>68461822
Really? His brother is an idiot.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)10:36:19
68463103
>>68461936
Most kids at his age are
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)11:51:01
68464007
>>68461762
Everything wrong in the western animation board
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)12:25:35
68464428
I rewatched it during the marathon last night, and I had a few questions, if anyone has any ideas:

What's the significance of the leaf blowing against fence in E2? They really seemed to emphasize it, but I didn't get what it meant - literally or symbolically.

Also, is it significant that there's a pile of coins at the bottom of Endicott's fountain? Is it just saying "People throw coins in here for no reason like in the real world." or does it have another significance?
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)13:23:17
68465141
>>68464428
>What's the significance of the leaf blowing against fence in E2? They really seemed to emphasize it, but I didn't get what it meant - literally or symbolically.
I remember during my first watch thinking that was supposed to be important as well, but ultimately I really don't think it was.

>Also, is it significant that there's a pile of coins at the bottom of Endicott's fountain? Is it just saying "People throw coins in here for no reason like in the real world."
I don't see why that wouldn't be it.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)13:28:34
68465220
>>68461936
His brother is just a kid, have you never talked to a kid in elementary school? Cause they're like him, they're not super coherent and they don't think logically.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)13:39:42
68465410
Anyone know where to find the soundtrack that plays in the final conflict with the beast when he's making a deal?
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)15:39:16
68467462
What are the chances that this becomes a full-fledged series?
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)15:41:05
68467509
>>68467462
the plot was wrapped up nicely, there is no need for a full series.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)15:47:35
68467659
>>68465220
Greg is incapable of separating reality from his imagination. He's not an idiot, nor are actual little kids like him, he's got clinical psychosis.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)15:48:51
68467685
>>68467462
>I LIKED IT SO THEY SHOULD MAKE MORE OF IT
More is not always better. For stuff that's actually any good more is almost never better. You're an idiot.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)15:51:45
68467747
Is anyone watching the encore presentation today?
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)16:02:19
68467963
>>68467747
I watched it yesterday for the first time after watching it during the weeklong premiere.

Watching it together as a block definitely has advantages.

>>68465410
Do you mean the choir-sounding thing?
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)16:03:43
68468004
>>68467963
I phrased that poorly. When I watched it yesterday, it was the second time I watched it. The first time was the weeklong premiere.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)16:06:01
68468057
>>68467462
They'd have to do something different.

You know what I would like the people behind this to do? Their own take on The Canterbury Tales.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)16:10:01
68468161
>>68459069
>memes and buzzwords
this image means nothing.
I wouldnt use it as packing material
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)16:12:42
68468220
OtGW sound track record/cassette when
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)16:14:45
68468273
>>68393049
Who were realized that the turtles were some evil shit? Like when that dog turned monstrous after eating the turtle, or the fact the beast had those glowy eyes the dog had at some point. What the fuck were up with them? Were they evil spirits?
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)16:16:56
68468325
Is Over the Garden Wall on Cartoon Network's website? Some anons in the thread said it was, but I can't find the episodes.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)16:16:57
68468326
>>68468273
Watch episode 9 again and keep your eyes open for turtles and the dog in the real world. You'll get it then.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)16:19:23
68468384

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an amazing animation and great lil' show
and that's a rock fact
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)16:19:59
68468396
>>68468220
I really want a full version of the teachers song. Also I can't believe I didn't notice Enoch was the cat driving the turkey cart in the opening, and that the mill dog was Bea's dog.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)16:23:35
68468474
>>68468326
Do you mean Wirt's poster?

As for the dog, isn't it Beatrice's/Beatrice's family's?
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)16:27:58
68468565
>>68467659
No little kids are like that, trust me, they get lost in their little fantasy worlds and sings that don't make sense. The only thing that was off was that he didn't say poop all the time.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)16:28:34
68468580
>>68468396
>I really want a full version of the teachers song.
Well, then I have good news for you!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwUoMN3pK_s
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)17:02:29
68469305
>>68468565
No little kids aren't like that, trust me, your brother/nephew/son just happens to share a serious mental condition with a fictional character of similar age.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)17:06:43
68469401
>>68469305
It's multiple brothers and sisters they all acted like that at that age, I think you're just attributing this he can't separate reality from fantasy thing because it's in a fantasy setting where fantasy is reality and he goes along with it. There's nothing to suggest he can't tell the difference between reality and fantasy.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)17:47:03
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I watched this with my little brother and sister the other day and they loved the fuck out of it. I was actually really surprised with how good it was. It felt like a Miyazaki film.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)17:53:20
68470264
>>68406857
i live here too, wanna fuck?
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)18:01:32
68470401
>>68467462
Guys, as someone who works with Pat McHale, he is indeed planning a second series.

Over the Garden Wall: Electric Boogaloo
Synopsis: The Beast reincarnates into the real world. Using the power of dancing, he begins conquering the world's nation. A middle-aged Wirt and teenage Greg (set in the year 2035), being the only living beings to know the Beast's existence, are the only ones who could end his reign of terror.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)18:04:32
68470440
>>68470401
Ugh this is just like Fushigi Yugi electric boogaloo. I just wanna see Wert and Sara fucking in the background of Clarance.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)18:18:11
68470687
>>68450854
>muh tumblr boogeymen
>>>/pol/
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)18:19:49
68470720

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I thoroughly enjoyed it. Stories involving brothers always get to me, and the grim yet whimsical world was fun to watch. It had a really nice balance of light and dark. The structure was a little more episodic than I had expected though (a different adventure each episode more or less).
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)18:22:35
68470781
>>68470264
Wait, really?

Are you just here for college or is it your home?

I think there are like 6 people across all of 4chan who live in SB (or south SB county) full-time, and 15 or so more who are just here for UCSB/SBCC.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)18:59:33
68471661
All these forest commercials seem horribly timed for this marathon.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)19:03:44
68471744

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>>68468384
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)20:13:56
68473367
>>68470440
Don't ruin my show with a shitty cameo
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)20:14:02
68473369
>>68468396
Wait Enoch was the cat?
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)20:14:27
68473377
>>68473369
It's implied, but never outright stated.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)20:50:10
68474234
Potatoes and Molasses is quite the earworm, isn't it?
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)21:32:59
68475322
>>68459069
> It was all a dream

Are you a woman? That really upset you? how old are you? 12?
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)22:18:59
68476392
>>68470440
Don't worry, it's a great sequel. It's a hip hop take on the style.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)22:25:14
68476509
>>68476392
Same Anon here, The series bible confirms that OTGW takes place in 2024. CN Studios will confirm the new miniseries Fall 2015, and it'll come out November 2016.
Anonymous
01/04/15(Sun)23:17:37
68477599
>>68476509
He just couldn't leave it alone. He had to milk it into a follow up. I hate sequels. Less is more.

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