Welcome back to another week of Halloween cartoon episode recaps! I think last week got the ball rolling with some pretty solid stuff and it’s kept me exciting to keep it going. Today we’re grabbing an early episode of The Powerpuff Girls! In the late 90s, The PPGs got over huge and inspired all sorts of licensing that kind of culminated in a full-length movie that…was not so great. But it did feature a 55 minute game of tag that didn’t end until Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup had completely destroyed their entire town.
I wasn’t a diehard PPG fan by any means, but I was definitely entertained when I’d catch it and even saw the movie in theaters. A small group of friends have still not forgiven me for that. I’m telling you: that game of tag was longggggggggg.
Regardless, The Powerpuff Girls was big business and 21 years after debuting on Cartoon Network, they’re still going strong with a reboot series as well as other merch like toys and comics.
As for today, however, we’re just concerned with Episode 5 of their first season. It’s Halloween time in Townsville so let’s see what kind of antics the girls get into. Continue reading