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Old 03-23-2014, 06:19 PM   #1
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The Boondocks

So...hopefully you all have seen the cartoon at least once or maybe read the original comic strip by Aaron McGruder but if you haven't go check it out! The reruns are on Adult Swim all the time.

The story follows two brothers, Huey Freeman (the intelligent, extremist) and his wanna be gangster brother Riley Freeman. They live with their grandfather in a rather upscale neighborhood. The three find themselves in all kinds of situations, ranging from contaminated KFC nearly causing the end of the world to Grandpa Freeman dating a well-known prostitute.

The Boondocks is one of my favorite cartoons of all time. Yes it's racist. Yes there's profanity. Yes there are stereotypes. These are all things McGruder intended for. Honestly, it's one of the funniest cartoons I've ever watched.

A new and final season is supposed to premiere on Adult Swim in April, but Aaron McGruder isn't part of the creative team this season. Hopefully, it'll still be alright.

What do you guys think? Do you like the Boondocks? Dislike it?
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Old 03-23-2014, 06:22 PM   #2
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If you think about it, The Boondocks isn't actually racist at all - it's just incredibly true to reality. I live in a town that is predominately black people that act exactly as portrayed on The Boondocks. Does that mean all black people act in this way? Of course not, that'd be a silly, erroneous, and hateful assumption to make. But the fact remains, all stereotypes have a basis in reality.
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My friend Clay loves this show to death. I've never seen more than one or two episodes, but they were pretty good from what I'd seen.
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I've seen this show on a few occasions, it's pretty funny though it's not really my thing. I have a lot of friends who love it though
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Never even heard of it, but it sounds alright. I might give it a shot.
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It's a really great show if you love satire and some dark comedy
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I saw a couple episodes. One about their ancestor slave Catch A. Freeman, and the other where they parodied Tyler Perry. I found it pretty funny.
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This is absolutely one of my favourite things on Adult Swim. I own the first two seasons on DVD, and I beasted through them one day, and still wanted to watch it. my mother finds it too racist, and I tried to explain to her that it's an intentional things to portray life in those settings, but she won't listen.

I still love it to death, and I hope the new season doesn't blow.
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Very funny show, recently watched season 3 again and come to find out season 4 is coming in April makes it even better! I hope they have all of the original voice actors, especially a John Witherspoong grandad has to be one of my faves.
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