The Powerpuff Girls: Season Three

Title: The Powerpuff Girls: Season Three
Year: 2000-2001
Network: Cartoon Network
Episodes: 13, at c. 22 minutes each
Creator: Craig McCracken
Directors: Craig McCracken, Genndy Tartakovsky, John McIntyre, Randy Myers, Robert Alvarez
Writers: David Smith, Lynne Naylor, Charlie Bean, Chris Reccardi, Don Shank, Kevin Kaliher, Cindy Morrow, Paul Rudish, Chris Savino, Clay Morrow, Steve Fonti, Michael Stern, Lauren Faust, Genndy Tartakovsky
Starring: Cathy Cavadini, Tara Strong, Elizabeth Daily, Tom Kenny, Tom Kane
Music: James L. Venable (theme song)

My reaction
Synopsis: three little girls are superheros
How I saw it: on TV, years ago; on video (rented from Netflix), over the past few days
Concept: Great.
Story: Good.
Characters: Good.
Dialog: Good.
Pacing: Great.
Cinematography: Bad.
Special effects/design: Good.
Acting: Good.
Music: Great.
Subjective Rating: 8/10 (Great). There are a couple episodes that are bad, but most are great and a couple are among the best of the series. The production values are still low, but they’re trying harder; the show’s timing and design are leaning in a much more Samurai Jack-ish direction than I remember from the first two seasons.
Objective Rating: 3.2/4 (Very good).


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