The Amazing World of Gumball

Wednesday 7:30 PM on Cartoon Network Premiered May 09, 2011 In Season





The Amazing World of Gumball Fan Reviews (150)

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  • Really funny

    Not only is the animation an amazing blend of everything (CG, flash, stop-motion, traditional and some live-action) But this show is really damn funny. Gumball humor can go all over the place and still be really funny. Gumball and Darwin are a great duo and work off each other pretty well. The rest of the family are pretty good to but the one who takes the cake (and eats it to)is the dad, I know the dumb dad clich is way too common But Richard is really a cut above the rest. The side characters are nothing to sneeze at to, Principal Brown gets some good quips in, is a hippie guidance counselor, The robot is a fan favorite, The ghost girl is cute, and Penny gumball's crush is more than just some token love interest. Anyways I'm just gonna recommend so episodes to give you an idea what kinda show Gumball is. The Fraud, The Law, The Check, The Shell, The Bus, The question and The origins part 1&2.
  • Funny

    It's a really funny show. One of the best shows airing on Cartoon Network. It's better than the Teen Titans Go shit and also the New PowerPuff Girls. I'm glad they cancelled Problem Solverz for this. That show had shitty animation and bad storylines. The Amazing World of Gumball is truly amazing although Regular Show and Adventure Time were better than it. Still exceptional. I don't know why you guys don't like it. A blue cat named Gumball, a orange fish named Darwin, and a pink bunny named Anais might seem random compared to any other REGULAR TV show but it makes up for it with it's ageless comedy, and good but random storylines. If you don't like this show you should get head checked, because there has to be something mentally wrong with you. This show is simply plain and the second word in it it's name, Amazing
  • Love this show!

    I watch adult swim all the time. Lots of times when it's over for the night Cartoon Network day shows take the adult shows place and I find myself watching Gumball. I'm in my 30's and no kids yet but I think the show is very creative and fun. I'm not ashamed to admit that I really enjoy this kids cartoon
  • Cool Show

    A great cartoon. I only like Regular Show more than it.

    This is, by far, one of the worst kids shows I have ever seen. It basically shows children that lying, stealing, temper tantrums and a whole slew of similar behavior is okay, as long as you do not get caught. The main character named Gumball, is a creepy drawn cat, and his fish brother named Darwin (who is the only decent character, as it is he who tries the most to keep Gumball out of trouble) the the antics they get into, or lie their way out of. that made me write the comment is where Gumball poisons Darwin and keeps the antidote from him until he tells him a secret he knows. THIS IS AWFUL and I hope parents are keeping an eye on this horrid show.

  • Great

    One of the only good shows currently on CN
  • Worthy of Its Title

    This is without a doubt one of the best shows that Cartoon Network has had in YEARS. The characters are hilarious, the episodes are really well written and it just keeps getting better. Every now and then there's a dud episode, but it more often than not makes up for it with the next one. It also has some of the greatest in-your-face adult humor I've ever seen. You've got students getting injured in similar ways of "South Park's" Kenny, the funniest "idiot dad" since Homer Simpson and a guidance counselor who is just whacked out of his gourd every time you see him ("herbal tea", anyone?). AWOG is plain and simply comedic genius, definitely on par with such Cartoon Network classics as "Johnny Bravo" and "Ed, Edd and Eddy". This one is a definite keeper.
  • Cartoon network shows

    I like the amazing world of gumball is better then minions because minions are Bad for kids now . minions say mean things to me . minions are so over rated . minions are not nice to people any more . cartoon network is my favorite network .I love my pearl tattoo and I have a naruto tattoo I on cartoon network is naruto , Steven u , teen titans , Clarence, king of the hill and new shows manda swords and Regular Show
  • A Show That Is Beyond The Word "Creative"

    When I say that, I mainly target the animation, as the animation is really imaginative. The Amazing World of Gumball is about a cat named Gumball, who I think lives in the suburbs I'm not sure. Gumball lives with a family of 5, the others include: His mom(who is also a cat), and his dad & sister(who are both rabbits). The strangest character of the bunch though is a fish with legs named Darwin. The two strengths of this show is the animation and the characters. The Animation is unbelievable, not only do they use 2d animation, but they have a world that is full of 3d characters, I think paper made characters(similar to "South Park"), clay characters and even some hilariously stupid looking ones with a real life person's face with little fake eyeballs put onto the chin, or something like that. Not only was I impressed by the animation, but the characters themselves have very lovable personalities. The family is hilarious when they react with each other, the same thing to be said with the side characters when they react with each other. I suppose what somewhat bothered me about the show was how "Squash & Stretch" the characters' faces can be. When I say that, I mean that some characters make weird, peculiar faces that when you first watch the show, it doesn't get tiring, but then it really does get tiring. Another thing that bothered me was how fast paced the show can really be, if it was just a little bit slower, I would have followed the stories more. However, the stories that the writers do make are in fact very interesting. Overall, this is a very enjoyable show that has some really funny jokes, some hilarious characters, the characters reactions with each other, and the animation style. The Amazing World of Gumball is full of imagination.

    3.5/4 Stars
  • Classic

    This show is endgame love it.
  • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia For Kids

    A friendly but narcissistic cat, his snarky best fishy bud and a psychopathic bunny wreak havoc upon the fair city of Elmore trying to fix Gumball's many day to day problems. If you watched Gumball in Season 1 it is no longer that kind of innocent kids show nor is it kiddy or stupid like the other reviews have said. Hell I question why is this even a kids show? Because it's cute? Maybe. As of late Season 2 to Season 4 Gumball is now a cynical and questionably dark satirical sitcom with some of the most bitter/affectionate writing I've seen in a kids comedy since Animaniacs but isn't afraid to have fun. It's the kinda show that can outright reference The Last of Us using animation avoiding the dreaded name drop reference while pointing a middle finger towards societies flaws. If you like your humor pitch black this is the show for you. (Morbid death and immoral illegal selfish actions ahoy!) If you want a show with likable assholes this is the show for you. Want animation nirvana? This is the show for people who think animation died after the CGI Boom. So far the people who gave it bad or mediocre score have never seen It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia which is still the best comedy on television. That's a high prestige for any kids cartoon let alone kids comedy cartoons which tend to not work. The fact I can use it for this show is an accomplishment alone. Don't let the cute look of Gumball fool you. The cat may look like an adorable kitten but he bites hard. You might bleed a little but I guarantee you'll keep coming back for more daily insanity.
  • A show that clearly is hit and miss

    I don't love this show, nor do I think it's crap. But, and this is a big BUT... this show clearly is a mixed bag.

    Sometimes I've seen episodes that have made me pound the floor laughing or at the very least a slight chuckle. Other ones however, they're either completely stupid, boring or just flat out awful. It's really sad because the show does have promise to it, but it just can't keep that consistency up.

    Yes, I know not all episodes to any series are good, but the ratio to good to bad for Gumball is really about 50/50 or 60/40 at best. Not exactly something to brag about.
  • Funny but some badly drawn characters.

    Its a funny show however dont like that sometimes they take it too far for kids. Another thing is the characters are a little too random and bad looking. The main family is good though. After Clarence fell off its the only good show on Cartoon Network.

    Found out The reason its so random is cause the creator put all of the characters together from different ideas he had for commercials he made. Wish they would of drawn the side characters a little less creepy and weird.
  • canceled or nah

    yeah a 7 because it's cool sometimes or whatever but like it hasn't been making shows lately so im thinking it's canceled


    Season 1:

    Dumb. Not that funny.

    Season 2 and 3:

    I love it! It's smart and interesting and talks about everyday issues, except exaggerated like crazy. Even some grown ups like it. It is quite possibly the best cartoon network show I've ever seen. I cannot count the amount of times that I've laughed out loud watching Gumball, and I can't imagine how anyone would NOT like it. As someone far down on the page said, just watch it. Believe me, you'll love it.
  • Terrible

    I hate Gumball along with Phineas and Ferb and My Little Pony.
  • Gumball is unbelievable!

    Some shows have great stories and some have a lot of humor,but nobody has thought of mashing them together!Gumball is the only show like this and will last for a very long time.
  • Brilliantly observed!

    The observations of an everyday family in an ordinary world, mostly seen through the eyes of the Watterson kids; Gumball (a blue cat), Anais (a pink rabbit), and Darwin (a goldfish). There is plenty of action and buckets full of humour. Visually its stunning with a mix of animation and live-action backgrounds. This show is genius!
  • It's original

    The series features the most types of animation I've never seen. It's originality is overwhelming. It should get an Oscar for originality only. It needs a little more teneur, but overall the series is OK. Not 10/10 OK. But acceptable. The new episodes just get into your skin. Currently, top 5 CN series (not that that is a great accomplishment nowadays)

    2014 update: This series has become the funniest animated series in TV right now. Competes with Adventure Time as the best Cartoon Network series right now.
  • Went far beyond my expectations

    I remember seeing the commercials for this and thought it was gonna suck. Even the first couple episodes had prove that theory. Overtime however, it has grown on me. Yeah, I'm surprised myself. This show actually gotten some laughs out of me and still has some very good episodes. One of my favorites for example is "The Remote". Not wanting to spoil it, I'll just say this. TAKE NOTES M NIGHT SHYAMALAN! That is how you make a good plot twist. So yeah, this show is pretty good. Better than I thought it would be at least.
  • Fun to watch

    Not only is the show funny and fun for kids and adults but this show has one of the most creative animation styles I've ever seen. Mixed with different drawing styles, cgi, and real life stills.
  • It's A Pretty Good Show

    I like this show. In my opinion, it's the best show airing on CN right now (It's way better than that Teen Titans Go! and Uncle Grandpa crap). The number one reason I love it is because of it's unique art and storyline, it keeps you interested in the show. My favorite character is Anais because I can compare her to me, I'm really smart too! Anyway, for those who think this show isn't that good, your free to your opinion, but I at least think it is very interesting and fun to watch.
  • It's OK.

    Thanks to this I started making fanfictions.

    Though this show could be improoved, it's really doing a great job.
  • Creative, Fun. A new interesting approach. Definitely worth watching!

    This show deserves the attention of every single one of you! The presentation may draw you away from it at first as it is quite unusual, with mixed media such as traditional animation combined with 3D animation, in all sorts of styles. But don't let the appereances fool you!

    It's one of the best shows I have ever watched and let me tell you why I think so:

    It portrays very accurately not only our current society, but also human personalities we meet every single day. And all of these in a very creative and fun way. For example, there's Gumball-the "hero" kid, Darwin-the sweet innocent sidekick, Anaise-the prodigy, Richard-the dum dad, Nicole-the mom with anger management problems, Ms Simian-the evil teacher etc. Everyone can relate to the show because it's characters are so well portrayed that it's impossible not to say "HAha, I do that too!".

    Second of all, the show deals with problems that we, as a generation, encounter: internet, school struggles, parents, bullying etc. And does that in a very creative and fun-to-watch way. As foolish as it may seem, remember it's a kids show. It's as deep or as foolish as the level of understanding you have. And it's funny because they attack all these problems everyone seems to ignore with a very subtle sarcasm, which opens your eyes, really.

    So give it a go, and you'll find yourself laughing with tears! It's a great show for kids as it prepares them for the real world, but it's also good for older people because it raises some questions yet unanswered, sometimes even leaving you to wonder and think about what the episode really meant to say.
  • Creative, New, and if you have not seen more than 5 eps you cannot judge it

    I get we can be quick, real quick to judge today's shows, what with many of us being from the 90s part of cartoons, but things change, they have to. Sometimes for the better or worse. And The amazing world of Gumball is one of those things I consider it to be for the better.


    You can't start judging this show until you have seen at least 5 eps. I personally thought it was going to be bad at first. The first and second ep did not blow my mind, and I didn't get it. but around the 4th and 5th ep, it all starts making sense. This show is an acquired taste. That is why you have to be patient when entering this show. I have now watched all the eps and I will say there are good episodes, bad episodes, and great episodes. In the end I see that it was very worth it.
  • Creative

    it's creative,funny,wierd,and one of the best shows on cartoon network currently

    it kinda juvenile at times but it's still great
  • A poor excuse for a show

    Cartoon network has really gone downhill since 2004,but I never thought they would reach such a level of stupidity. Shows like Adventure time,Clarence,Eliot Kit,Uncle Grandpa and many other really drop the quality of this station.

    Now about Gumball : there's not much to say about it. It's a child show done in a very bad matter. Animation sucks : they made the characters look like candy,some of them are flying objects,and they've mixed animation with real background pictures that are cheap. How on earth can this be enjoyable?. Realistic background can be good if it's done right (one example you have is in "Courage the cowardly dog" where the images are a work of art and they are displayed intelligently) but here it's anything but good.

    Characters are annoying and just plain stupid. All they do is argue about silly things and make ridiculous decisions. Plots are boring : it's a simple idea repeated many times in a shitty matter. Sometimes it gets so awful my brain cells start to melt and I feel like screaming (no joke).

    The only good thing I see from this pile of garbage is the character Anais. She is pretty smart,makes clever decisions and when she interacts with her brothers she makes them look like idiots.

    In conclusion : if you are over 6 years old and value your mind,stay away from this shit.

  • Funny!

    Okay so last year my rating for this show as a 3.5, but as I keep watching the episodes I decided to give it a 10
  • Very Creative

    First off, lemme just say the character designs of this show really is "amazing". There's 2D characters mixed with 3D characters and it looks very nice. The characters are interesting looking. Heck, one of the characters is a banana. The characters' personalities are also good

    For example the mom in the show is sorta bipolar and goes crazy sometime. Even though the characters are creative, the setting isn't. It's your typical family-school show and the humor is mainly "lol he got hurt" and mean-spirited humor for the first season. However, the second and third season feature more dualogue based humor, adult inuendos, and 4th wall breaking, which I enjoyed. Even though the humor is mean-spirited sometimes the characters usualyy resolve the problem at the end and have heart-warming endings and relatable lessons. The show has improved a lot since the first sesson and in the third sesason there is some actual story going on. 8/10.
  • Isn't it fortunate that the word "amazing" is in the title?

    This show is very funny, has some likeable characters and well written plots. It also has this clever gag to make fun of common cliches. The true highlight of the show is it's animation: 2D, 3D, and stop motion all in one setting ( why can't animated films be more like that?).