Napoleon Dynamite, Season 1HDClosed Captioning
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Based on the hit film comes an animated series that follows the continuing adventures of America's most awesome awkward teenager and his quirky family and friends as they struggle to navigate small-town life in rural Idaho. The original cast from the film will voice their characters in the series. Napoleon Dynamite (Jon Heder) is a 16-year-old boy convinced - for no apparent reason - that he is destined for greatness and blessed with unlimited "sweet abilities." He spends his days practicing ninja moves, drawing ligers, soul dancing and bragging about his "girlfriend in Oklahoma" whom nobody has ever seen. Napoleon's brother, Kip (Aaron Ruell), is an unemployed 32-year-old who lives at home and believes he would be an amazing catch for any girl who would respond to his online come-ons. The Dynamite brothers live with Grandma (Sandy Martin), a crusty woman who can often be found four-wheeling with her lady friends at the local sand dunes.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThundercone||After learning that his new acne cream makes him resistant to pain, Napoleon picks a fight with a bully at school. When the coach sees Napoleon’s strength in action, he invites him to join a local underground fight club. Meanwhile, Kip begins dating Misty, a new girl he met online, but is he the bad boy she’s been looking for.||21:37||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoScantronica Love||When Professor Koontz uses a scantron machine to pair students romantically, Napoleon is matched with Tokiko, the Japanese exchange student, a disappointed Deb is paired with bully Don Moser and Pedro is happily paired with Don’s girlfriend Summer Wheatley. Don’s mother and sisters take Deb under their wings, which she reluctantly allows until she discovers they have ulterior motives.||21:39||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoLigertown||Napoleon’s life-long belief in the awesomeness and magic of ligers is shattered when he gets a job at a liger farm and learns that they may not be the magnificent beasts he has always imagined. Luckily, the sweetness of Deb helps to restore his faith.||21:39||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPedro vs. Deb||When sales for the school paper plummet and the school threatens to shut it down, Deb comes to the rescue with the promise of a great story that will save The Preston Bugle. She decides to do an interview with Pedro, the school president, and is thrilled when he grants her unlimited access. But Deb’s article puts in him hot water with the townspeople, and even Napoleon’s sweet dance moves can’t save the day. Consequently, Napoleon, Deb and Pedro must come up with a more exciting local story that will take the focus off of Pedro and repair the damage to Pedro and Deb’s friendship.||21:32||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBed Races||Uncle Rico and Napoleon team up to participate in the annual Preston, ID, bed races and prevent Grandma, a six-time champion, from winning again this year. During the race Uncle Rico persuades Napoleon to cheat in order to beat her and restore him to his former glory after losing the big high school football game years earlier. Following their win, Uncle Rico rejoices in his new found fame, Grandma is depressed and Napoleon is left with the dilemma of whether to tell Grandma the truth or let his uncle enjoy his new standing in the community.||21:37||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoFFA||The Future Farmers of America’s state competition is coming up. But when Napoleon’s partner drops out, he begs Pedro to be his teammate. Pedro reluctantly agrees and they set out to beat Napoleon’s FFA rival, Filson (guest voice Sam Rockwell), for a second year in a row. While at the event, Napoleon loses focus when the FFA Queen puts the moves on him. In the end, Pedro comes to the rescue.||21:36||$2.99||View In iTunes|
I'm so psyched about this new show! Ever since I saw the movie nearly a decade ago, I've been a fan of everything "Napoleon Dynamite". And now that they've re-imagined an animated series revolved around the egocentric character and his absurdist suburban life, I can't wait to see how it turns out! The fact that they even brought back the original cast from the film to voice their characters is all the more awesome. After watching the first two episodes, this season is already getting off to a pretty good start. It's definitely a breath of fresh air compared to Fox's most recent colossal failure, "Allen Gregory" (which just got canned). Anyway, I definitely recommend checking out this show, especially if you love the movie it's based upon. It might just be the next best thing to riding a liger in outer space…well, almost.
It starts well it left off, still funny.
I had second thoughts when I looked up this show... until I watched these episodes. Making it into a cartoon was genius and I totally enjoyed the creativity and colors and effects they put into it. All in all: FUNNY AS HECK. I really enjoyed seeing the adventures of this nerd and hearing the original cast.
Napoleon is Back!
And this time, he's animated. Have to say, if you are a fan of the movie, you will not be disappointed. It's way better than you would expect.