Genddy Tartakosvky's new cartoon show Primal premieres tonight at midnight on Adult Swim

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I really love the animation and art style, personally. The lack of talking being a turn-off is understandable, but I don't mind too much. Tartavovsky was always very good at telling stories without words...

CrazyGirl17:
I really love the animation and art style, personally. The lack of talking being a turn-off is understandable, but I don't mind too much. Tartavovsky was always very good at telling stories without words...

It doesn't appear to be much of a "story". Every episode is essentially the same thing with different environments.

The style is great, it's beautiful and well edited. But the substance as to what is going on is very very shallow. I guess you're right then... he's great at telling this story, the problem is there isn't much to tell.

Totally forgot about this, thank you for the reminder.

Samtemdo8:
Well I guess the show is over with only 5 episodes.

Best episode was the Mammoth one.

Wait, they just released 5 episodes in a row and that's all they will make?

Abomination:

CrazyGirl17:
I really love the animation and art style, personally. The lack of talking being a turn-off is understandable, but I don't mind too much. Tartavovsky was always very good at telling stories without words...

It doesn't appear to be much of a "story". Every episode is essentially the same thing with different environments.

The style is great, it's beautiful and well edited. But the substance as to what is going on is very very shallow. I guess you're right then... he's great at telling this story, the problem is there isn't much to tell.

Fair enough. I've only seen the first episode so far, so...

Saw all 5 episodes and loving it. Sucks that the other 5 episodes won't come until 2020, because I want more. Right now, this is the best non-anime/non-live action show adult_swim has right now.

CoCage:
Saw all 5 episodes and loving it. Sucks that the other 5 episodes won't come until 2020, because I want more. Right now, this is the best non-anime/non-live action show adult_swim has right now.

Shut up its boring cause it doesn't talk at the audience. /s

Dansen:

CoCage:
Saw all 5 episodes and loving it. Sucks that the other 5 episodes won't come until 2020, because I want more. Right now, this is the best non-anime/non-live action show adult_swim has right now.

Shut up its boring cause it doesn't talk at the audience. /s

God forbid I dont like a cartoon show.

Abomination:

CrazyGirl17:
I really love the animation and art style, personally. The lack of talking being a turn-off is understandable, but I don't mind too much. Tartavovsky was always very good at telling stories without words...

It doesn't appear to be much of a "story". Every episode is essentially the same thing with different environments.

...Not really. Like. Not at all. Episode 1 is a revenge story. Episode 2 is tension between allies and a natural disaster. Episode 3 is a revenge story where the protagonists were the ones who wronged another. Episode 4 is horror/ a rescue mission. And 5 is spoilers.

erttheking:

Abomination:

CrazyGirl17:
I really love the animation and art style, personally. The lack of talking being a turn-off is understandable, but I don't mind too much. Tartavovsky was always very good at telling stories without words...

It doesn't appear to be much of a "story". Every episode is essentially the same thing with different environments.

...Not really. Like. Not at all. Episode 1 is a revenge story. Episode 2 is tension between allies and a natural disaster. Episode 3 is a revenge story where the protagonists were the ones who wronged another. Episode 4 is horror/ a rescue mission. And 5 is spoilers.

Episode 3 was the best.

erttheking:

Abomination:

CrazyGirl17:
I really love the animation and art style, personally. The lack of talking being a turn-off is understandable, but I don't mind too much. Tartavovsky was always very good at telling stories without words...

It doesn't appear to be much of a "story". Every episode is essentially the same thing with different environments.

...Not really. Like. Not at all. Episode 1 is a revenge story. Episode 2 is tension between allies and a natural disaster. Episode 3 is a revenge story where the protagonists were the ones who wronged another. Episode 4 is horror/ a rescue mission. And 5 is spoilers.

The solution each time is just stab as many beasties as possible as quickly as possible.

The only one with much difference is episode 3. Caveman and Dino don't like each other much, slowly build a bond, fight prehistoric creatures each time. Failure to kill creatures is the only path to disaster.

Abomination:

erttheking:

Abomination:
It doesn't appear to be much of a "story". Every episode is essentially the same thing with different environments.

...Not really. Like. Not at all. Episode 1 is a revenge story. Episode 2 is tension between allies and a natural disaster. Episode 3 is a revenge story where the protagonists were the ones who wronged another. Episode 4 is horror/ a rescue mission. And 5 is spoilers.

The solution each time is just stab as many beasties as possible as quickly as possible.

The only one with much difference is episode 3. Caveman and Dino don't like each other much, slowly build a bond, fight prehistoric creatures each time. Failure to kill creatures is the only path to disaster.

By that logic, Samurai Jack was the same episode over and over again as 80% of the time it ended with him stabbing robots.

erttheking:
By that logic, Samurai Jack was the same episode over and over again as 80% of the time it ended with him stabbing robots.

When this series has an equivalent of an insult spewing Scotsman with a machinegun prosthetic leg getting into a violent confrontation over who steps aside on a bridge - then it might get my interest.

For now, guy yells at prehistoric beasties and stabs them. Sometimes he gets cut up, then half a minute later - in the same combat - his wounds have disappeared.

It's always a new location, and the only constant is the dinosaur friend. Maybe if we see a reoccurring character other than the main two it'll feel like the story and the choices of Stabs-With-Spear have some consequences.

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