Father of the Pride Goeth Awayeth

 

 

Roy Horn

The insiders have proclaimed that the back to back episodes of Father of the Pride we?ll watch tonight are the death knell of the animated series.  The industry journal TV Barn writes, ?By burning off three never-before-seen half-hours tonight (including a rather tardy Thanksgiving episode), NBC is merely confirming the obvious: ?Father of the Pride? is done.?

 

The reasons for the premature ending for the clever but adult-oriented cartoon are manifold but perhaps the most obvious will suffice: after watching the recuperating Roy Horn on recent news reports takes the humor out of a show featuring a cherubic Roy and cute tigers. 

 

Notes TV Barn, ?Viewers never warmed to the idea of risque talking lions and the pretense that Horn?s injury somehow never happened. You can?t always predict when a show will fail, but this is one case when NBC should have known better. Well, you know what they say: ?Pride goeth???

 

Read the full article here.

 

 

Roy Horn

The insiders have proclaimed that the back to back episodes of Father of the Pride we?ll watch tonight are the death knell of the animated series.  The industry journal TV Barn writes, ?By burning off three never-before-seen half-hours tonight (including a rather tardy Thanksgiving episode), NBC is merely confirming the obvious: ?Father of the Pride? is done.?

 

The reasons for the premature ending for the clever but adult-oriented cartoon are manifold but perhaps the most obvious will suffice: after watching the recuperating Roy Horn on recent news reports takes the humor out of a show featuring a cherubic Roy and cute tigers. 

 

Notes TV Barn, ?Viewers never warmed to the idea of risque talking lions and the pretense that Horn?s injury somehow never happened. You can?t always predict when a show will fail, but this is one case when NBC should have known better. Well, you know what they say: ?Pride goeth???

 

Read the full article here.

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