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Episode Number Name Description Episode Length (including charity shout-outs) Channel Awesome Outro Date Released
460 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) The final installment in the new Star Wars trilogy has a lot of people split. Let's see if the Nostalgia Critic can figure out why. 30:05 N/A January 1st, 2020
NC Editorial Prequels Better Than the New Trilogy? There's been a lot of talk about the despised Star Wars prequels getting more love than the new films coming out. Is Jar-Jar somehow better than BB-8? 20:52 N/A January 8th, 2020
461 Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008) Beverly Hills Chihuahua was number one at the box office for two weeks, TWO WEEKS! What on Earth was in it that made people subject themselves to such punishment? 25:20 Papi: (rapping) "We're the real hot dogs, yo, hold the bun!" January 15th, 2020
NC Editorial Are Films Becoming Game Patches? With the changes happening to digitally "fix' films before and after they come out, are films going the same route as many buggy video games? 21:37 N/A January 22nd, 2020
462 Con Air (1997) It's the Nic Cage smash that knew how to smash! What does the Nostalgia Critic think about the 90s all-star blockbuster, Con Air? 31:18 Cyrus: "My own proclivities are well-known and often-lamented facts of penal..." February 5th, 2020
463 Duckman (1994-1997) The raunchy, sleazy, anti-woke and anti-PC show was more ahead of its time than people give credit for...even though it didn't always look that way. Nostalgia Critic gives his thoughts on the classic 90s show, Duckman. 21:55 Duckman: "You thrust your pelvis! Hoah! You thrust your pelvis! Hoah!" February 12th, 2020
464 Supergirl (1984) This movie is bonkers, but in a good way or a bad way? See the crazy movie that came out before the hit TV show! Nostalgia Critic takes a look at Supergirl. 37:51 Zaltar: "Squirt. Squirt." February 19th, 2020
NC Editorial Should We Stop Method Acting? We always hear about actors making other people's lives Hell for a role, but is it really worth it? Nostalgia Critic looks at the pros and cons of method acting. 23:36 N/A February 27th, 2020
465 Spider-Man (2002) Spider-Month begins with the film that started it all! Sam Raimi's Spider-Man seems to getting mixed responses recently, but are they warranted? Nostalgia Critic takes a look at how well they held up. 41:10 Mary Jane: "I'd like a cheeseburger." March 4th, 2020
466 Spider-Man 2 (2004) It's said to be one of the best comic book movies, but a lot more have come out since then. Does this film still weave a strong web? 27:06 Fireman: "Some poor soul got trapped on the fourth floor." March 11th, 2020
467 Spider-Man 3 (2007) It's the Raimi Spider-Man flick that ended all Raimi Spider-Man flicks, literally. The hate this movie gets is massive, but Nostalgia Critic is going to see if it's still warranted after all these years. Let's take a look at Spider-Man 3. 34:48 Waiter: "I am French." March 18th, 2020
468 The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) It's the first (and second to last?) Marc Webb Spider-Man movie! It's gotten quite the backlash in the past few years but Nostalgia Critic is wondering if it's worth all the anger. 25:19 Cashier: "If you can't afford your milk, just step aside." March 25th, 2020
469 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) It's the worst Spider-Man movie ever made! Let's see if it's worth all the bad hype. 33:37 Rhino: "I am the Rhino!" April 1st, 2020
470 Trolls (2016) The nostalgic dolls made bank at the box office, but does it have lasting power or are you already sick of your kids playing it over and over? Nostalgia Critic takes a look at the hit film Trolls before the sequel World Tour comes out. 20:20 Branch: "'Cause singing killed my grandma, okay?!" April 8th, 2020
471 Dolittle (2020) The classic storybook character comes to the big screen again, we think, we're not sure what this is. It's crazy, we definitely know that, and impossible to look away when you start watching. 23:54

Jip: "...and that's coming from a guy who loves the smell of butts."

Dolittle: "Ooh, you do love butt."

April 15th, 2020
472 Frozen II (2019) Frozen 2 won a ton of people over, but the Nostalgia Critic seems to be missing the boat. What is he missing? Take a look to figure out. 33:16 Anna: (voice slowed down) "You think I'm crazy?" April 22nd, 2020
473 Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) The old crew is back, well, some of them, to bring us a sequel nobody asked for. Nostalgia Critic checks out the messy explosion of the no doubt expanding franchise. 24:35 Levinson: "We're gonna have to wait for the dog? I guess so." April 29th, 2020
NC Editorial CG vs. Hand-Drawn Animation Though 3D animation has dominated the market for awhile, is there anything we're missing by not giving 2D another chance? 18:44 N/A May 6th, 2020
474 Critters (1986) The 80s cult hit Critters made people scream with laughter and fear, but mostly laughter. Nostalgia Critic sees if it's still as entertaining so many years later. 22:49 Helen: "WELL, CHECK THEM AGAIN!!!" May 13th, 2020
475 Alpha and Omega (2010) It's been requested for years, so Nostalgia Critic finally looks over the animated kids film from ten years ago. It's...interesting to say the least. 22:19 Humphrey: "You are a big one. Why, you are...practically a moose!" May 20th, 2020
476 Avatar (2009) It was the biggest film of all time for years, so why does nobody care about it? Nostalgia Critic looks back at how James Cameron's sci-fi adventure holds up over ten years later. 33:15 Col. Quaritch: "Limp-dick science majors!" May 27th, 2020
477 Stuart Little 2 (2002) In the sequel to the family smash, Stuart gets friendly with a bird, but what will the children look like? Nostalgia Critic gives his thoughts on the early 2000s followup. 19:02 Snowbell: "I need to go tinky!" June 3rd, 2020
478 Superman Returns (2006) How can the most famous superhero of all time be turned into such a super bore? Nostalgia Critic takes a look at why the man of steel failed to take flight over a decade ago. 33:31 Lex Luthor: "Krrrryptonite!" June 10th, 2020
479 Totally Spies!: The Movie (2009) The trio have lasted a surprisingly long time in the public's eye. Let's see if Nostalgia Critic finds anything of value years later. 24:49 Clover: "Vagilizer is more like it." June 17th, 2020
480 Elektra (2005) The Daredevil spinoff didn't wow as many audiences as it would've liked. Let's see if it's as offensive as many comic fans say it is. 21:22 Elektra: "My mother died when I was young. I should go." June 24th, 2020
481 Alita: Battle Angel (2019) Though it got mixed reviews and wasn't the hit some hoped for, there's still a ton of awesomeness that isn't appreciated enough in this anime adaptation! 32:26 Alita: "Do you have any..."

NC: (vo; satanic) "HAM!!!"

July 1st, 2020
482 Mouse Hunt (1997) Nobody knows what to make of it. Is it dark or light? Clever or dumb? Beautiful or hideous? Nostalgia Critic looks over the late 90s slapstick family film Mouse Hunt. 23:34 Caesar: "What's that? Horse? FIENDISH! I won't eat it!" July 8th, 2020
483 Battleship (2012) Yep, this was a thing. Just when Michael Bay thought he could make a movie out of any toy that went "boom," a different kind of bomb happened instead. 24:43 Jimmy: "G'day."

Cora: "Shut up."

Jimmy: "G'day!"

July 15th, 2020
484 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) It's one of Disney's darkest films, as well as one of Nostalgia Critic's favorites! So what works so well about it and what crumbles like a stone gargoyle? 29:11 Frollo: “I had a little... trouble with the fireplace.” July 22nd, 2020
485 The Lion King (2019) It's one of Disney's highest grossing movies, yet so many people hate it. Let's find out why the remake of a timeless classic fell hard off of Pride Rock. 36:41 Pumbaa: (singing) "Ain't no passing craaaaze!" July 29th, 2020
486 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999) By popular demand (and incredible resistance), Nostalgia Critic takes a look at the Sesame Street film based on one of the most annoying red crazes. 21:34 Huxley: "Wooby!" Elmo: "Blanket!" Huxley: "Wooby!" Elmo: "Blanket!" Huxley: "Wooby!" Elmo: "Blanket!" August 5th, 2020
487 The Animated Lord of the Rings (1978) Everyone knows the Peter Jackson version, but years earlier animation director Ralph Bakshi gave his unique take on the famous story. Is it worth looking up? Yes…for the most part. 40:04 Sam: "Oh my... Oh, Hooray!" August 12th, 2020
488 The Iron Giant (1999) It's become a family sci-fi classic, with lots of laughs and lots of heart. Let's see if it still has the same power it did when it came out so many years ago. 24:17 Kent Mansley: "Probably the homecoming queen...OH, MY GOD!" August 19th, 2020
489 The Bill & Ted Movies (1989- 1991) Before Bill & Ted Face the Music comes out the Nostalgia Critic looks back at the strange, but "excellent" adventures of our favorite valley boys! 37:38 ZP Employees: "Ziggy Piggy, Ziggy Piggy." *Snorting* August 26th, 2020
490 Mulan (1998) The original Mulan did well on the big screen, but has won even more fans over the years. Nostalgia Critic takes a look at why a seemingly passable Disney film has hooked so many fans. 26:21 Mushu: "Say that to my face, you limp noodle!" September 2nd, 2020
491 Playing with Fire (2019) One of the most bizarre, uncomfortable, yet somehow empty films about a strong guy looking after kids. On top of that, it has 'My Little Pony?' Nostalgia Critic takes a look at Playing with Fire. 31:35 Axe: (singing) "My Little Pony, My Little Pony" September 9th, 2020
492 Problem Child (1990) It has 0% on Rotten Tomatoes, one of the most immature movies ever.. so Nostalgia Critic has a spot for it? 23:40 Parrot: *squawks* "Dickhead." September 16th, 2020
493 Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) After years of mocking Pokemon, NC finally gives a fair chance to one of their hit movies. Will he be won over? 26:43 Ludicolo: "LUDICOLO!" September 23rd, 2020
494 X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) It may not be Dark Phoenix but this X-Men film irked the Critic in some bad ways. What is that made this film it's very own apocalypse? 34:34 Mystique: "I'm gonna go fight for what I have left." September 30th, 2020
495 The Lost Boys (1987) In honor of Joel Schmacher (yes we said honor), Nostalgia Critic is looking at one of his best movies to start off Nostalgiaween. 21:51 Sam: (singing) "I ain't got a man, I ain't got a son." October 7th, 2020
496 The Stand (1994) It's Stephen King time! Let's take over one of his most popular stories as well as popular mini-series about a deadly disease. 40:17 Rat Man: "Shut up that honky voodoo." October 14th, 2020
497 The Witches (1990) For it's 30th anniversary, Nostalgia Critic looks over the twisted classic from Roald Dahl before it's rebooted like everything is. 22:45 Disguised Witch: "Baby in a pram! Oh!" October 21, 2020
498 Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark (2019) The 2019 film may have been a hit, but does it really deliver the right kind of spooks the nostalgic stories were known for? 30:12 Chuck: "And now for the poor dead car." October 28th, 2020
499 Tusk (2014) Kevin Smith's bizarre horror film is gaining a bit of a following. Nostalgia Critic says it's for mostly a good reason. 23:35 Howard Howe: (singing) "The Itsy, Bitsy Spider went up the water spout." November 4th, 2020
500 Curse of the Commercials Barbie, Mario, and the Muppets show their hilarious (and disturbing) colors in another nostalgic commercial collection. Let's see if Nostalgia Critic can get through this year unharmed (spoiler: he doesn't). 37:09 Man: "There's something oddly reassuring about thin washed out cotton underwear." November 11th, 2020
501 The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998) It's not only one of the highest selling direct to video movies, but it's a sequel to one of the biggest films of all time. What does Nostalgia Critic think of the animated followup? 20:42 Timon: "What's your position?"

Pumbaa: "Tail erect."

November 18th, 2020
502 Sucker Punch (2011) It's almost ten years old, and critics still can't stand this film. Can Nostalgia Critic find some deeper meaning to it or is it as bad as people say? 27:22 Babydoll: "This was never my story." November 25th, 2020
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