The Long, Long Holiday

Last watched September 2016 Summary: Collette and Ernest are visiting their grandparents on their farm outside Granville near Normandy when World War 2 breaks out. Their mother goes to Switzerland and their father joins the French army, then the French resistance, leaving them with their grandparents. The series spans the years it takes for the war (and…

Cowboy Bebop

Last watched 2009 Summary: Spike Speigel is a Cowboy, which, in our speak, translates to bounty hunter. He hunts down criminals and turns them in for rewards on his ship Bebop. His crew consists of Jet Black, an ex policeman, an amnesiac con artist called Faye Valentine and a kid called Edward Wong. Pros: Edward…

Steven Universe

Last watched July 2016 Summary: Steven is a young boy who is, I guess, half alien (or Gem, to be precise). His mother died when he was born so he could exist and he is brought up by three other Gem-people in Beach City. Opinion: Oh gosh, you are in for a treat with this one….

Bobs Burgers

Last watched Jan 2016 Summary: The Belcher family run a burger shop. Opinion: Bob’s Burgers the next generation’s the Simpsons without the slow decline in writing/quality (yet, I guess). They run a burger joint and are all impeccably peculiar. Bob relishes (~_^) burger puns in his naming of burgers. Linda often breaks into song as though…

Invader Zim

Last watched 2012 Summary: Opinion: Before there was Adventure Time, there was Invader Zim. Slightly more dark, Invader Zim feels more like AAAHH! Real Monsters (a quintessentially 90s Nickelodion cartoon) than it does it’s fluffier Cartoon Network counterparts. Despite this, the show is spectacular. Even though I watched it some time ago, I still have potent residual…