A recent article published in Crime, Media, and Culture recently brought some attention to the idea that PAW Patrol might be anti-democratic propaganda. Intrigued, I decided to embark on a journey many unfortunate parents already have: I’m going to watch every episode of PAW Patrol. Here I will be publishing a review of every episode in order to help collect my thoughts, and then I’m going to publish a video critically analyzing every season as I finish them.
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Pups Save The Sea Turtles As far as I’m concerned, this episode is a PAW Patrol classic. I laughed pretty much every second after the 7 minute mark. But that’s mostly because it’s the worst episode imaginable, and is setting the bar for bad children’s television. Ryder assembles everyone at Lookout Tower, and brings Chase … Continue reading S1 E3 Review: Pups Save The Sea Turtles / Pups And The Very Big Baby
The 80s and 90s are defined by the actions Ronald Reagan’s (and to a lesser extent Bill Clinton’s) administration had on the industry. What this means is that Mark Fowler, appointed head of the FCC for the Reagan administration, had decided to leave television virtually unregulated. “It was his argument that market demand would create … Continue reading The 80s and 90s: Television As Commercial And Culture
Their game is interrupted when Mayor Goodway calls about an accident at the train station: one of the cars fell off and damaged the tracks! This only seems to be a problem because there’s an important delivery coming later that day. Ryder assembles the PAW Patrol, and takes Rubble and Chase to the scene. Ryder … Continue reading S1 E2 Review: Pup Pup Boogie / Pups In A Fog
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