What If…? (season 2)

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{4.5/5} “You here to help for a change, or just narrate?” — Peggy Carter, to the Watcher What If…? season 2, aired in 2023 When Yondu is killed, Nebula is tasked with getting to the bottom of what he was protecting. When Peter Quill comes to Earth in 1988 with destruction on his mind, a […]

Nimona

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{5/5} “I love the secret lair. The garbage and the smell of sadness really pull the whole thing together.” Nimona, released in 2023 A thousand years after Gloreth rid the realm of monsters, a commoner is becoming a knight for the first time, Ballister. At his knighting ceremony some energy streaks out of his sword […]

Mavka: The Forest Song

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{4/5} “Mavka, let’s find you an outfit that says I’m a non-alarming local human.” Mavka: The Forest Song, released in 2023 Because of a tragedy ages ago, the humans on one side of the Dark Mountain and spirits on the other side leave each other alone. Mavka is a spirit, who brings the forest back […]

Scavengers Reign

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{4.5/5} “He messed up. But I’m guessing you dug your heels in when he mentioned the idea instead of, you know, talking to him like a human and getting him to change his mind.” Scavengers Reign, aired in 2023 The crew of the Demeter have landed in escape pods on an unknown planet. A bunch […]

Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget

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{4.5/5} “I’m running a camouflage lesson at noon. If you can find me.” Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget, released in 2023 Ginger and Rocky have a girl named Molly. They are protective of her and don’t want her to leave the island. Of course, Molly is curious about the world outside the island, and […]

Futurama (season 7)

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{4.5/5} “Well, I never liked going to Omicron Persei 8 anyway. If we want to breathe sulfuric acid and get our heads torn off by giant lizards, we can always go to Gary, Indiana.” Futurama season 7, aired in 2012-13 Bender has a baby robot but doesn’t think he wants to be a farther, until […]

Star Trek: Lower Decks (season 4)

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{5/5} “This ship is outdated and smells like Borg.” — T’Lyn, on the USS Voyager Star Trek: Lower Decks season 4, aired in 2023 When the USS Voyager is being prepared to be a museum the crew of the Cerritos visits and they find it’s still a dangerous place. Mariner, Boimler, and Tendi all get […]

Elemental

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{5/5} “I’ve just never been punched in the face with beauty before.” Elemental, released in 2023 Bernie and Cinder, fire elementals, leave their home because of a big storm. Eventually their daughter Ember works in the fire shop with her dad. She even beats his record for making deliveries. But she has a temper, and […]

Babylon 5: The Road Home

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{5/5} “Zathras warn, but no one listen to Zathras.” Babylon 5: The Road Home, released in 2023 When John Sheridan leaves Babylon 5 to become the President of the Interstellar Alliance he goes to his new home on Minbar. He opens a new energy facility only to discover too late that it uses tachyons. He […]

Futurama (season 6)

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{4.5/5} “Lrrr, you lazy ruler of the planet Omicron Persei 8. You said you would conquer a planet today but you have not even shed your skin yet.” — Ndnd Futurama season 6, aired in 2010-11 The wormhole that the Planet Express ship went through led them back to Earth. Leela and Fry have become […]