I definitely felt this was more geared as an anti-obesity episode. I mean, Wade biting off an apple and trying to look bad? Not happening. Shouting "al dente"? Weak, even for the tweebs. I did enjoy the closing credits scene, though. I think that's the only thing that redeems the episode for me. Definite 2.
Post by CJS: The Last Fender Bender on Aug 24, 2007 11:41:54 GMT -5
I must admit that I did not like this episode at all the first time I watched it. I evaded the task of watching it again for weeks after I first viewed it. Now enough time has past and I know more about why the episode was the way it was. I see now that it is a better episode than I realized before.
The main thing I have against Grande Size Me is how Ron becomes the main villain in this healthy lifestyle advocating episode. It's a shame his character had to be regressed in order to make the plot work, and he was a jerk at many points in the episode. My other gripe is that Gemini, THE best one-time villain on the show, got screwed out of any spoken lines due to time constraints and editing. He really is an under appreciated villain who deserves more screen time and dialog.
All that said, the episode still retained entertainment value. The other villain cameos were amusing (by the way, why was Monkey Fist at a villain's auction for a clunky evil device?) and Ron, even being a jerk, still had his moments. I've come to realize that everybody on the crew made the best of the situation they were stuck in when they made this episode and that it is really not as bad as people make it out to be. I dare say that the plot for Grande Size Me is better than both Fashion Victim and Homecoming Upset, other episodes where multiple villains were involved.
When it's all said and done, this episode is in the 3.5 to 4 range. I'll give it the benefit of the doubt and give it a 4/5.
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I never would have even had the slightest bad opinion about this episode were it not for this forum. ;D My initial reaction was, "Holy crap, this is funny as hell!" As Kurt has told us, every Disney show got this eating healthy mandate, and Kurt did the best job out of all of the shows.
If I could inject fangirly bias for a moment, ;D I loved Drakken in this one. Like I've told my pal CJ, his utterance of the phrase "oh snap!" alone makes this episode worthwhile. 3/5
True, there were some good things in this episode, but to tell you the truth, I found this to be my least favorite episode of season 4. True, Ron went overboard with eating Bueno Nacho, but it looked like Disney was trying to promote good health. Since when are shows like Kim Possible educational. I was kind of hoping that Kim could get through to Ron (similar to what occurred in "Hulk"), but instead, he was a rampaging, eating machine. Forcing all those fruits and vegetables down Ron's throat against his will seemed a little harsh. When Ron finally returned to normal, he lost his pants and fainted. At least there was a small K/R moment at the end. And finally, I found the ending credits stupid, Barkin sending Ron to the office because he was breaking the fourth wall.
Post by TheRonPrincesS on Aug 26, 2007 0:44:18 GMT -5
*doing* This Episode was great!! My opinion^^.. BUT, They makes a sweet-boy in a mutant!! HEJJJJJJ!! ;D... Well, Okejjj that proves, that Fast-Food isn't healthy.. (But to eat only salad.. A bit boring, isn't it?^^)