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If you enjoyed the first three seasons of Aqua Teen Hunger Force as much as I did, get ready for some changes in Season Four: some good, some bad.
The 'Play All' function doesn't work properly ... on purpose. If you select 'Play All', the DVD literally does that, all the episodes at once in small squares on a single screen. It's very annoying. So each episode has to be played individually, and the Off/On selection for Commentaries has to be selected each time also. I prefer to select all episodes and kick back rather than having to mess with the remote.
Second, there are no Dr. Weird intros. The episode intros involve an ongoing skirmish between the Mooninites and the Plutonians. In the extras on the second DVD, you can play this skit in full.
In addition, the boys start dropping the f-bomb (which is beeped out) more often, instead of using the word 'Freakin' as they did in the first three sets. The plotlines are darker and bloodier, and there are fewer 'aliens'. I miss special characters such as Happy Time Harry, Willie Nelson, and The Wisdom Cube, though we meet wrench monsters briefly in 'Dusty Gozongas'.
DISC ONE: 1) Video Ouija - Master Shake kills himself to torment Meatwad as a dead person in his video game. Frylock hires a chicken witch doctor to resurrect him. 2) Unremarkable Voyage - Frylock makes a shrink ray. Shake shrinks everyone but makes the TV and a hot dog bigger. At the end, Carl's crabs get "enhanced". 3) Mooninites 3: Remooned - Ignignot and Err steal Ignignot's uncle Cliff's government check and try to cash it on earth. Frylock reverses the rays on the microwave. 4) Gee Whiz - A billboard is put up that the town sees a picture of Jesus in, but the ATHF can't say 'Jesus' because its not politically correct. Later, it turns out to be Ted Nugent. 5) Edorn - Shake gets an e-Helmut, and starts to add new features. It weighs a ton and doesn't do anything that a cell phone doesn't do. Carl gets the extra e-helmet and downloads farm porn. 6) Little Brittle - the diaper wearing Spider is back (MC Pee Pants, Sir Loin), but he's back as Little Brittle and the C-Bag. This time he's in the form of an old man in a nursing home. 7) Robositter - Frylock and Shake have to get jobs, so Frylock builds a babysitter for Meatwad.
DISC TWO: 1) Mooninites 4: The Final Mooning - The Mooninites sell a Moonmaster pyramid marketing scheme to Meatwad, Shake, and Carl. 2) The South Bronx Parasite Diet - Carl goes on a diet, but doesn't realize the nutrition bars he's eating are filled with parasites. 3) Dusty Gozongas - A stripper working for the city comes to repair the gas pipes Shake pulled up. Wrench monsters come from space to get Dusty to dance. 4) T-Shirt Of The Dead - Shake steals Osiris's T-shirt but Meatwad washes and shrinks it. Now only Meatwad can wear it, and he uses its power to summon the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus, among others. Very funny! 5) Hypno Germ - Shake gets hypno germs from sitting on a gas station toilet. The antidote is Mexican jumping beans, and the beans and germs hold a play in Shake's mind. 6) Spacegate World - While the ATHF vacation in Panama, Carl gets lonely. He goes over to the ATHF's house to make long distance calls and meets both Rudy the robot and Frylock's Spacegate, which steals skin. -- Extras include the full Spacecataz skit with the Mooninites and Plutonians, a really stupid homemade skit called Raydon, some ATHF animation to rap music, fan art, and scenes from behind the microphone.
Even though this fourth set doesn't quite measure up to the first three, its still one of the funniest, and strangest, cartoons you will ever find. If you are just now introducing yourself to Aqua Teen Hunger Force, I strongly recommend picking up the first three seasons first. Enjoy!
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Product Description Somewhere in New Jersey, three roommates with superpowers, Master Shake, Frylock and Meatwad, unite to solve the neighborhood's unnatural mysteries. When they're not fighting crime or each other, they relax by swimming in their next-door-neighbor's pool.
DVD Features: Audio Commentary:On all episodes. Easter Eggs Additional Scenes:Spacecatz - Never Before Seen Episode Audio Commentary:on all episodes Featurette:Making of The Recording of Episode 55. Theatrical Trailer:For Aqua Teen Hunger Force: The Movie due in theaters in 2006.
Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Number of discs: 2
Studio: Turner Home Ent
DVD Release Date: December 6, 2005
Run Time: 149 minutes
DISC ONE: 1) Video Ouija - Master Shake kills himself to torment Meatwad as a dead person in his video game. Frylock hires a chicken witch doctor to resurrect him. 2) Unremarkable Voyage - Frylock makes a shrink ray. Shake shrinks everyone but makes the TV and a hot dog bigger. At the end, Carl's crabs get "enhanced". 3) Mooninites 3: Remooned - Ignignot and Err steal Ignignot's uncle Cliff's government check and try to cash it on earth. Frylock reverses the rays on the microwave. 4) Gee Whiz - A billboard is put up that the town sees a picture of Jesus in,...