While not at its best, it’s still a smarter and funnier show than nearly everything else you’re bound to find on TV, DVD or some basement box holding some slowly rotting bootleg VHS tapes of a show that lasted six episodes back in 1986.
Although there are many familiar elements, the overall look and feel of Transformers Animated is very different from the original show. It’s not all a bad thing just as long as I remember that I’m no longer the target audience.
The Tudors is a lush and addicting look at history filled with period delights. However it’s also got its symbolic mirror reflecting right back at us as it comments on the sometimes sleazy state of our western world.