No worries though – in addition to the clever side of the show’s humor, the award-winning stop-motion humping and lengthy fight scenes that the show became famous for are still present as well, and in full force. Clearly the animators have been fine-tuning their skills, because the animation style of the second season is noticeably smoother and more creative than that of the first season. For instance, one episode features a sketch where Lindsay Lohan uses impressively animated sword fighting skills to kill off her fellow teen starlets Highlander-style (“There can be only ONE!”).
Some of the skits are several minutes long, like the “A Very Dragonball Z Christmas” sketch which pits classic anime characters against familiar holiday figures. Other sketches take only a few seconds to get to the punch line; for instance, in one sketch two kids stare at their grandparents with glowing eyes, and the grandfather grumbles, “Damned kids.” Scene.
Viewers who enjoyed the first season of Robot Chicken should be equally engaged by the second installment. The DVD set features all twenty episodes of season two, as well as deleted scenes, commentary, and a controversial episode in which Beavis and Butthead become Teen Titans, which was omitted from the season one line-up due to copyright issues.
The second season is definitely a worthwhile purchase for any Robot Chicken aficionado. However, fans that would rather not spend the money can catch re-runs of the notorious show on the [adult swim] website’s video feed, as well as new episodes of the series’ third season which are aired every Sunday night on [adult swim].