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CatDog: Season Two, Part 1

Shout! Factory // 1998 // 240 Minutes // Not Rated
Reviewed by Judge David Johnson // May 27th, 2012

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All Rise...

Judge David Johnson has CatDog-related night terrors on a frequent basis.

Editor's Note

Our review of CatDog: Season One, Part 1, published November 6th, 2011, is also available.

The Charge

Hey. More of this.

The Case

Shout! Factory will not rest until every mid-to-late-'90s Nickelodeon cartoon is released, piece-meal, into the ether. Their latest serving is part one of the second season of this goofy relic, CatDog. Allow me to refresh your memory: CatDog is a terrifying perversion of science, a grotesque fusion of cat and dog into one contiguous specimen. Not surprisingly, this abomination has some psychological problems, which passes as relentless quirkiness. CatDog: Season Two, Part 1 offers ten episodes on two discs.

Disc One
• "Send in the CatDog/ Fishing for Trouble/ Fletch"
• "The Lady is a Shriek / Dog the Mighty"
• "Hail the Great Meow Woof/ Battle of the Bands"
• "Adventures in Greaser Sitting/ The Cat Club/ Cat Diggity Dog"
• "Climb Every CatDog/ Canine Mutiny"

Disc Two
• "Fred the Flying Fish/ CatDog Divided"
• "The Unnatural/ Dog Ate It/ Dopes on Slopes"
• "Spaced Out/ Nine Lives"
• "Dem Bones/ Winslow's Home Videos/ You're Fired"
• "Showdown at Hole 18/ Sneezie Dog"

When I reviewed the previous CatDog release, I came to it with a blank slate. It aired outside of my bandwidth, so I was only familiar with it on the periphery. (Didn't Taco Bell have some CatDog merchandise or am I hallucinating?) This is a goofy show and enjoyable in its off-beat humor and borderline gross-out gags. When I first spooled up the series, I got a pretty healthy kick out of their shenanigans, but like mainlining the kreme from a Krispy Kreme donut, the thrill eventually brought on a rather large headache.

Shout! Factory's DVD set: Iffy standard definition 1.33:1 full frame, Dolby 2.0 stereo, and no extras.

The Verdict

Still ridiculous and kind of twisted, but my CatDog fascination might be over.

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Scales of Justice

Judgment: 70

Perp Profile

Studio: Shout! Factory
Video Formats:
• Full Frame
Audio Formats:
• Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo (English)
• None
Running Time: 240 Minutes
Release Year: 1998
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
• All Ages
• Animation
• Comedy
• Television

Distinguishing Marks

• None


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