Monday, July 8, 2013

On The Air: The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange (2012)

The following review originally appeared on my other blog, The Land of Whatever, back in November 2012. Here it is again, in case you missed it the first time:

Ever since they launched [adult swim] 11 years ago, Cartoon Network has seen the benefits of going back to the Golden Age of Television and producing 15 minute series. In the last couple of years, CN began producing shows under this format such as Mad & Adventure Time for their primary programming schedule, and this summer brought the latest 15 minute series.

The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange, otherwise known simply as Annoying Orange, began as an online series in 2009, and production on the television series began a year later. Computer technology places human eyes & mouths on the characters, but to be honest with you, I don't see anything really annoying about this orange. Then again, I ain't the target audience. I think.

Annoying Orange pokes fun at a certain franchise that used to call CN & its sister network, Boomerang, home in the episode, "Superfruits", which comes from CN's YouTube channel:

I haven't really watched this show enough to properly rate it, so judge this for yourselves, pilgrims.

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