Gravity Falls

Season 1 Episode 2

The Legend of the Gobblewonker

Aired Monday 9:30 PM Jun 29, 2012 on Disney XD
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Dipper and Mabel enlist Soos to help them prove a lake monster is real.

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  • Goin Fishin in Monster Lake

    There at times always seem to be something spooky about lakes at times, sure there a small body of watter but depending on how far they stretch, let alone how dark the underwater bottom is you just never know whats really there.

    This is another very good one, I like the fact it's tackling lake monsters. As a kid I've always had a facination with the Loch Ness Monster, personally I think it's possible there have been discoveries of speces we've never seen before as well as some sea creatures doubled in size.

    Anyway, this was another straght forward adventure. The humor is great as usual, I really liked the joke on the multiple cameras. It was funny on two counts, for one you would think this is a plan that wouldn't fail but does, but also it was a parody on the last bullet element in suspese thrillers where the protagonist would fire but miss till at the very crucial moment use the last and hit. Mabel and Soos were hillarous. One of the funniest moments was when Mabel was using a Peligan as a marronate as well as just hearing some of the things Soos says. To me what makes Soos funnier and a little interesting is that there are moments when he says or does something smart, sometimes by mere accident.

    The chase scene in the third half was great, it was just fast paced and thrilling, you almost couldn't afford to take a breath. There are just a lot of little things that happen during that chase to make it funny, one favorate was seeing them accident run into that nest of beavers which were attacking all three as they were being chased, I just thought it was a little homage joke to many of those nature attacks horror films like "The Birds", "Arachnophobia", you name it. The fact it's beavers whom are consdered harmless creatures makes it all the more ridiculous and funny. And once again like most chase scenes there is the cleche sheet of glass from out of nowhere, it was funny because this was taking place in a lake. What the heck the workers were carring the sheet of glass for is anyones guess, probably for a summer home.

    Really like that last moment at the end which I thought was an errie touch, when we see there really is a monster in the lake. Sometimes what you don't see is closer than you think.moreless

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