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The sewer cover falls into the tunnel and knocks out Robespierre. Round sewer covers can't fall into the hole they cover, since the hole diameter is smaller than the cover diameter, and can't fit it - regardless of its position. See more »
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[Camera pans to Peabody in an upside-down position]
Oh. Sorry. You caught me doing my yoga. You were expecting downward dog, perhaps?
[Jumps into upright position]
My name is Mr. Peabody.
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Mr. Peabody and Sherman are shown in the credits in their original drawn design, and shown at the very end walking towards the vanishing point of the screen. See more »
A decent but forgettable adaptation of Mr. Peabody and Sherman
Another day, another animated movie based on an old cartoon. This time around it's the tale of a genius dog who adopts a boy and they go on wacky adventures through history with their time machine. Of course, these were very short cartoons back in the day and the thought of turning it into a feature seems daunting, but for better or worse they pull it off here to turn in a decent little movie.
Good: Ty Burrell is the star here as Mr. Peabody. His voice work really shines as the intellectual and all around perfect dog who can do pretty much anything. He wasn't as big of a cynical jerk as I thought he was going to be. The rest of the cast do good. The main prop I give the movie is how it actually serves as a good history lesson in some ways. There is knowledge being given here so I appreciate the effort. I also appreciate the lack of forced pop culture references and even some welcomed jokes for adults that made me giggle. The animation looks good also.
Bad: It's still very flimsy in plot. While the driving force of the movie is the relationship between Mr. Peabody and Sherman is solid, the rest of the plot is very by the numbers and not emotionally resonant. It almost comes off as like a straight to DVD animated movie some of the time.
Overall, it's not perfect, but for a movie to keep the kids occupied, then you can do much worse. Besides, they get a sweet history lesson out of it
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