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Return of the Lone Dinosaur

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Just found out they did a similar thing with the Tarzan tv series...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiL04uZXxWQ

A flashback of a scene from the original film starts at about 3:21 but you can clearly tell it's not footage from the actual film...

So I guess they have the excuse here that "it's been done before". Only problem is the sky wasn't blue during the scene...to quote Coldplay, "it was all...yellow"...

But it was blue afterwards  :huh:


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Given the difference in animation quality between feature length and series, it would have looked seriously out of place if they suddenly jump cut to a much cleaner and higher quality piece of work. Such as which would undermine and demonstrate a lack of consistency between the two. Feature length animated pieces are always higher quality than their TV series counterparts. Not surprising seeing as the budget to make feature length quality TV series would be very costly and would take a darn sight longer to produce. Considering how long it take an animated movie to be made and release, could you imagine how long it would take to a 15-20+ episode series to be produced? It's nothing new really.


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First to say the introduction with some grown-ups talking 'bout Doc is really well done. It makes the viewer interested. Spike wins the game like he always does( they made teams though :wow ). Then Cera appears, she's like omg Doc is back :lol
Always pleased to see the Gang playing  game :yes

Well, then they made this flashback... though I agree with TFS I'd rather liked the scenes from LBT 6 than this redo of it...

I really like the fact that Chomper is scared of Doc. Thanks to Cera like always though.
He murmured in his sleep the whole time: "Don't worry it'll be okay..." which shows he's pretty scared, indeed.

Nice sleepstory Chomper has. Doc's red and spiked  :DD. Of course Chomper immediately runs to Ruby... She calmed him down. "Unless you're asleep!" nice quote!

Next morning: Ducky falls on her back while pulling on a leaf, how cute she is... also funny: "He was trying to crush YOU!"
Chomper has to hide, eh? I consider this a funny idea.

Lone Dinosaur Reprise: meh! Don't like it!

Then Littlefoot meets Doc: The convo they have is good. So Doc has a lady-friend? Nice! Littlefoot's objections are very understandible: Doc + lad-friend means he isn't the/a lone dinosaur anymore. So they're in search for Dara or whatever this Longneck is called...

So LF and Doc are heading into Chomper's direction... LF's attempts to lead Doc away from him aren't very good, but at least he tries it. Ruby has a good point btw... Fortunately Cera knows another hide: the place where Toppsy pushed a rock onto the Tinysaurusses' home... since the rocks are still there they hide there but... uh oh...
Ruby causes a rockslide  :smile had to laugh at this point!
At least Littlefoot saves the situation for Chomper!
Next hide: Petrie's home. I wonder how they'd climb up there...
Hehe, Cera's just mentioning Doc'd never find them and then.. SURPRISE!!! Oh, poor poor Chomper... like that scene a lot, Ruby has another nice quote here, too

Some might say Doc's character has changed... but the best prove it hasn't( at least not fully) is that he strongly dislikes that Littlefoot's befriends with Chomper. Nice quotes Doc has there.
The Gang's a bit angry with Littlefoot though...
Glad Littlefoot supports the friendship between Chomper and him. So Chomper learned to speak Flattooth on his own? Interesting! The little Sharptooth even offers his help, but Doc strongly rejected it.
I consider this an interesting fact.
So Littlefoot doesn't want to help his idol anymore? Like that as well!
But hey! Let's help Dara instead of Doc :D Chomper has a great idea there!

Walking through a swamp they finally find Dara stuck in it. I doubted they'd pull her out somehow and I was right! Using that tree wouldn't work I figured.
Anyway Dora reacted the very other way than Doc when she met Chomper.
But tehe the tree breaks and Cera, Ducky, Spike, Ruby and Chomper falls into mud as well..
Luckily Doc appears and pulls everyone out using his tail.
Finally Doc learned a lesson namely that there is one friendly Sharptooth outside there: Chomper!
I really like those scenes as well

Oh, and Doc will show LF some of his tricks? Awesome!  :exactly  They have a nice talk imo.

I feel so happy is... okay... I guess....  Glad we hear Doc singing though it's not his original voiceactor :/

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All in all I enjoyed that episode. The animation sure sucks, but the action is quite better than I imagined  :angel
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though I agree with TFS I'd rather liked the scenes from LBT 6 than this redo of it...

I'm the one who first brought that up, BTW!  :smile


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Whoops, my bad  :oops

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I watched this for the first time about a week ago, and was pleasantly surprised. :) I thought they did a great job of keeping Doc in-character (that is...aside from the singing at the end, which I honestly can't see the Doc from the 6th movie doing...) And, like everyone else, I was also surprised to learn that Doc's got a girlfriend. I didn't mind it, personally - actually I thought it was a nice touch. ^^ Dara seems good for Doc, haha.
I also love that Chomper is half the focus of the episode. Poor little guy was so afraid of the Lone Dinosaur finding him, and here Littlefoot takes his side over Doc's, who didn't understand the friendship between Chomper and the others.
Doc and Chomper in the same episode! I swear, all we'd need are Pterano, Rinkus, and Sierra and we'd have ourselves some kind of shindig :celebrate


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Well I have to say, for being apprehensive about seeing the TV series initially, so far I've been digging it more than I thought I would.

This was another episode title that got me intrigued right off the bat. :yes

Lone Dinosaur Reprise: meh! Don't like it!
I liked it quite a bit. More than I've enjoyed most of the other TV episode songs so far, although I was a fan of the original Lone Dinosaur song as well.

Speaking of good music, I like the western-style score at 8:09 when Doc shows up.

Doc having a "lady friend" seemed a bit strange at first, but I got a kick out of it all the same. It was unexpected for a character like Doc, but that might've been precisely why I enjoyed it.

I laughed when Ruby knocking one tiny pebble down the mountain ended up causing an entire avalanche.

Awesome Littlefoot moment when he stays loyal to Chomper and stands up to Doc, even despite having consistently idolized Doc up to that point.
:)littlefoot

So Littlefoot doesn't want to help his idol anymore? Like that as well!
But hey! Let's help Dara instead of Doc :D Chomper has a great idea there!
Lol, kind of a funny irony there.

Anyway Dora reacted the very other way than Doc when she met Chomper.
Interesting observation. I didn't really think of that before, in how it was the opposite of Doc's reaction.

The only part I didn't like was at the end when we get another lame version of "I Feel So Happy". Bah.

But all in all, this was an enjoyable episode. 6.75/10 7/10
« Last Edit: October 13, 2020, 08:21:24 AM by StardustSoldier »
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