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Old 06-04-09, 11:45 PM
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Any "Phineas And Ferb" Fans?

Anyone else watching Phineas And Ferb on the Disney Channel? This cartoon is hilarious. I'm not sure how I started watching it. But now I've got my DVR set to record all the episodes.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phineas_and_Ferb
http://tv.disney.go.com/disneychannel/phineasandferb/

Here's some reviews:

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/01/ar...rssnyt&emc=rss
http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117...goryid=32&cs=1
Old 06-05-09, 12:55 AM
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Anyone else watching Phineas And Ferb on the Disney Channel? This cartoon is hilarious. I'm not sure how I started watching it. But now I've got my DVR set to record all the episodes.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phineas_and_Ferb
http://tv.disney.go.com/disneychannel/phineasandferb/

Here's some reviews:

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/01/ar...rssnyt&emc=rss
http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117...goryid=32&cs=1
I have always attempted to bring my kids up right by showing them:

Rocky & Bullwinkle (with fractured fairy tales and Mr. Peabody)
George of the Jungle (with Tom Slick and [the ultimate] Super Chicken)
The fantastic and inventive Tex Avery Cartoons
And of course Anything by Chuck Jones and Fritz Freling

So, I was amazed one day when my daughter set our DVR to record this Phineas and Ferb. My Son said it was just like Mr. Peabody and Rocky/Bullwinkle.

I take great pleasure watching it and having a ball with the show. Great writing, fast pace, things coming out of left field are great.

Unfortunately and embarrassingly, my daughter also likes those turds with "zack and Cody" and turns into a zombie with "hanna montana".

On another note, I also always liked an odd cartoon "Dave the Barbarian".
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I love this show. It's great fun. I love how one kid looks like one of the Spy vs. Spy guys and the other is reminiscent of Beaker. I dunno but that really amuses me.

Oh and Perry rocks!
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You can see full episodes at the Disney website. Unfortunately there's forced commercials.

Loved the Rollercoaster episode.

http://disney.go.com/videos/#/videos/tvshows/
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Disney Channel is always on in our house. My 22-month-old daughter seems to like it. Every time the title sequence ends, she says "Mom!..." along with the sister.
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My son watches it, but honestly I have never paid attention to the episodes.

The theme song drives me up the wall because it screams 90's pop-punk "mall-ternative" .
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We love Phineas in our house. It's a great show
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Somehow this ended up on from time to time (I think it was airing after the Wiggles or something) and I find myself oddly enjoying it whenever it ends up on the TV. Funny because I can't normally stand much of the modern cartoons.
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Originally Posted by TheBigDave View Post
Anyone else watching Phineas And Ferb on the Disney Channel?


My 5-year old likes it, but I think I enjoy it even more than he does ...

Perry the Platypus is just too cool ...

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Old 06-05-09, 04:18 PM
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I still have the three promo episodes that Microsoft offered for free on XBox Live plus the free full episode from iTunes. I watch them every now and then when I want to watch something lighter than whats on Comedy Central and G4.
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It's pretty good as far as these go - my 5 year old son and 3 year old daughter both enjoy it.

I do like the end of the opening: "Mom, Phineas and Ferb are making a title sequence!" but otherwise I don't pay much attention to it. I like The Fairly Oddparents more
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Much love for this show. Easily the wittiest show on Disney.
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Its one of the few shows on disney I really enjoy. My kids really love too.
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My whole family loves this show. Especially when they make a one-hit-wonder and that's it. They're done. Then in a newer episode, the make a big hit about the AGLET of a showlace and everyone loves it. No more one-hit-wonders. Until Dufinschmirtz ray goes off and makes everyone not care. Oh well, back to one-hit-wonders.
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This show is awesome. Clever plots, tons of in-jokes, great songs spanning genres from metal to country to Bollywood - what more could you want from a cartoon? The guest stars are always fun; Steve Zahn, J.K. Simmons, John Larroquette, and even a reunion for Barry Bostwick and Richard O'Brien. It needs to be watched in HD too, especially the musical numbers. Watch the OAR clips during the credits and you'll see what's cropped out for standard def.
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Originally Posted by Luther Heggs View Post
This show is awesome. Clever plots, tons of in-jokes, great songs spanning genres from metal to country to Bollywood - what more could you want from a cartoon?
Love the musical numbers as well. I've added "Backyard Beach" and "Squirrels in My Pants" to my iPod, since they are just too cool ...

As far as quotes, one of my favorites:

Phineas: "It's the Minotaur!"
Robot: "Hello, my name is Norm."
Phineas: "It's Norm the Minotaur!"

The show cracks me up. Then again, maybe it's because I have the intellectual capacity of a 5-year old child

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I started watching this with my girlfriend and her 4-year-old, and now I make sure to DVR it whenever it's on the Disney HD channel. I think I've seen almost all of them now.

Love love love it. Doofenshmirtz is my favorite.

Also - favorite episode so far is when the boys get the band back together for their parents anniversary. The song they sing with the drummer in the library is fantastic.
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Yeah I've been watching this as well thanks to my girlfriend's son. It's definitely a great show, but my personal favorite these days is the Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack.
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I must admit - when I am scrolling through the guide, if I see this on, I always stop and watch at least half of an episode. I remember watching it with my nephew last year and thinking it was pretty clever. Agent P is great and Dr. Doofenschmirtz is hilarious.
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I'm completley addicted to P&F. Doofenschmirtz is easily my favorite character. The Buoyancy Operated - Aquatic Transport episode is hilarious.
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There's 104 days of summer vacation, and school comes along just to end it...

I didn't think much of the show until a couple of weeks ago when it was on 3 or 4 episodes in a row...

I do use the "whatcha doooooooooin?" line a lot
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I saw this at my sister's the other day. My brother-in-law watches it w/ my nieces all of the time.

It looks great in HD.

The ep where they built the clubhouse in competition w/ the neighbors was pretty amusing. The neighbor's comment about P & F breaking her brothers' brains had me laughing my ass off.
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I'm completley addicted to P&F. Doofenschmirtz is easily my favorite character. The Buoyancy Operated - Aquatic Transport episode is hilarious.
"Look at me! I am BO-ATing!"

I also love the episode where Perry couldn't make it to stop Doofenschmirtz because he was wearing a cone.

"Oh, look who decided to show up."
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I love it when Doofenshmirtz' ex-wife shows up. When she rags on him about his plush model:

- "Well, at least it holds together. Remember that dining set you tried to build for our apartment?"
- "It's hard to forget when you keep reminding me."
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Believe it or not, I'd totally buy this day-in-date if DVD (or Blu-ray!) sets were released. Jeff "Swampy" Marsh, one of the creators of the show, also directed a bunch of episodes of Rocko's Modern Life... which explains a lot.

I've gotta admit: my favorite part of the show is when they burst out into song... which is almost every episode. If you check out YouTube there's a bunch of clips of P&F songs from other countries... I especially like the Japanese version of "Gitchi Gitchi Goo"...



Oh and S'Winter...


I was totally shocked when I first saw the show was animated in HD. It's very vibrant.

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