This episode was one of the worst episodes of television I have seen in a very long time. Soon, Huey finds out that Kardashia's butt is growing bigger from implants, which explodes during a date. However, I've noticed a huge difference between this and the previous three: too much focus on one problem and one person. Grandad naturally is freaking out. Another breaking news segment shows Walter Sweetlove apologizing to the Freemans and the mentally disabled community.
Huey, a supposed radical, is near mute the entire episode! Under Aaron McGruder, the show was edgy, and at times offensive, but insightful. Hate speech is verbal violence. Riley will run in the Special Olympics and the picture from the race will be used in their national campaign. I suppose I'll just have to imagine all the Chappelle and Boondocks episodes that we'll never have. Well, the third season of the original star trek was awful too since Roddenberry had essentially left by then but it didn't affect its legacy.
How many people like myself felt invisible? Riley digs in his heels and no one tries to correct him. Edward Asner guest stars as Ed Wuncler. Uncle Rukus' Qoute This is a good day for me, cause I love it. Of course, how else, because all his life they lived in a huge metropolis, and now live in a modest and quiet village. Although there were numerous cringeworthy scenes in this episode, the mentally disabled protest took the cake. An assortment of moans, slurred speech, and poorly written signs were used to identify the crowd as mentally disabled.
I still kinda enjoy it, but not as much as I did before. He was making an observation. Second, the reaction to being called out. Pure hilarity,just don't be offended, the jokes the profanity the excellent animation,just adds up to some hilarious hijinx,in wich you have not seen or heard before, maybe you have, and just let it fade back to a memory that you want to bring up but might make someone offended and before you go and say this is racist after the laughter, the creator is black,why say that? Originally a comic strip in The Diamondback, a student newspaper at the University of Maryland, The Boondocks has become one of its host network's greatest successes and has won a number of awards. Who would laugh at that? Words are used to write laws that can enslave us, or free us. Description: The plot revolves around Freeman, an African-American family living in a quiet place. Even when it was offensive, it was funny, making me laugh even when I didn't want to.
If they make a season five, I hope they learned their lesson from this one. Blatant stereotyping and ridicule is not ironic. . In addition, both involved as executive producers of the series that aired on Adult Swim. The three of them make up the Freeman household, and the show follows them as they live their lives, get into trouble, and make it through life together as a family.
Thus, the two brothers must adapt to their new environment and fit, something that is not going to be anything fácil. However, Huey rallies everyone else who is in debt and forced to work in Freedomland to rebel and regain their freedom. Third, Riley must issue a public apology. A reporter asks if he means special needs. Now I have voiced my concerns and criticisms about this season every episode, but this episode took the cake and the bakery. Though it seemed Ed Wuncler Jr.
Season 4 hits 2 out of the 4 the marks--It's edgy and offensive, but it misses horribly on the other 2: It's not insightful and just plain not funny. Grandad advises Riley that if he sees something gay to look the other way. The episode itself raised critical questions about how Dr. When the story added the mentally disabled community to the storyline I could not take anymore. There are autistic people with degrees as well as people who cannot communicate efficiently. The lack of Mcrguders input and direction means a lot of these episodes fall flat, they may seem funny to first time viewers but I think those that have followed the comic strips and the show since season 1 will probably be disappointed. Yes, his hijinks are funny and he's still a main character but it subtracts all the intelligence, interesting character development and dynamic points of view that the previous seasons had.
Kardashia later dies in her hospital bed as a result after it is revealed that she is not a real Kardashian with the pilot never pitched. I will give my full breakdown of the finale as well as some general criticisms of the season at the end. The show became worthless the minute Aaron McGruder stopped working on it. The good times that made us laugh, outweigh the bad…. This won't happen to the boondocks either. I'd rather have seen it not come back at all than like this. All of this despite only having aired for three seasons.
This week The Boondocks tackles the over sensitive nature of today's culture specifically when it comes to the Gay and Special needs communities. Rollo suggests suing Yes Homo for defamation and getting that gay gold. This season has definitely been hit and miss with me. If anyone Googles the history of mental illness and disability and how those people were and in some places still are treated, it is clear that the Boondocks is not interested in satire. Season 4 is significantly dumbed down, and up to Episode 6, good for a few chuckles at best. And with Eddie appearing more like a gangster than a businessman, times are about to get worse.
Rollo and Grandad try to find a way out. The parent company of that station even threatened to sue if the two episodes were ever aired in the United States. Despite their kinship they have strikingly different personalities. As he steps onto the track, he looks around and chickens out. The Obama years have been dry enough without Chappelle around to skewer the Tea Party and other such nonsense, but to have the Boondocks return this way just makes me sad.