Bobs Burgers S14E04 480p WEBRip x264
While I don't find this as good as "Rick And Morty" or even H. Jon Benjamin's other show "Archer", this is still a lot of fun. I really do find the animation funny. The creator has stated that yes, the character designs were in fact inspired by the Muppets. The funniest thing is that I find myself singing the intro to "The Muppet Show" when I see the theme song to this. The story is as basic as it can be, with a guy named Bob running a restaurant named after his burgers. The biggest appeal to this is probably how authentic it is. Despite the fact that the animation is goofy, it comes off as very realistic and the characters do behave like real people. The voice acting is wonderful in this. Every character has a distinct voice that matches their personality perfectly. It's pretty funny to hear Tina when she's trying to be angry or some other emotion. I simply can not speak ill of anything Kristen Schaal. "Gravity Falls" may be over, but may that voice live on forever with Louise...or at least until this show ends as well. It's hard to pick a favorite character because they are all so funny. Gene is probably the most entertaining, although Louise might be the most eccentric. I just love the idea of a character like Tina who writes fanfics in-universe of her favorite things. It's especially funny because of all the porn she makes. Yes, a perfect reflection of fandom indeed. The episodes are really quite unpredictable and there's always some new real life adventure these funny characters are getting into. I think my favorite episode might be the one with the mechanical shark. It's just hilarious to see this thing get more powerful as they try to stop it. I like Tina's Romeo and Juliet-esque relationship with Jimmy Junior. Yes, I'm a brony too. I'm just going to reference every other cartoon in existence in this review, aren't I? I will complain about how "King Of The Hill" can be boring as a slice of life story but this is just a lot funnier with better characters who are always saying funny things and actively getting into some new predicament. I'm impressed at how they have yet to have any supernatural elements introduced as almost every show has at least one paranormal episode or magic realism. Well, they might share a Universe with "Archer" which had some unrealistic stuff, but then again that could have just been a non canonical joke, kind of like when Bob had a cameo in that "Family Guy"/"The Simpsons" crossover. Man, degrees of separation are weird. ***1/2.
- H. Jon Benjamin
- Dan Mintz
- Eugene Mirman