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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.

YouTube Description: 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. Time to take a look at Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

30:05 N/A January 1st, 2020
461 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
462 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
463 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
464 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
465 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
466 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
467 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
468 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
469 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?

YouTube Description: 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? Nostalgia Critic takes a look at Spider-Man 2.

27:06 Fireman: "Some poor soul got trapped on the fourth floor." March 11th, 2020
470 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
471 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.

YouTube Description: 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. Let's take a look at The Amazing Spider-Man.

25:19 Cashier: "If you can't afford your milk, just step aside." March 25th, 2020
472 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.

YouTube Description: It's the worst Spider-Man movie ever made! Let's see if it's worth all the bad hype. Nostalgia Critic takes a look at The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

33:37 Rhino: "I am the Rhino!" April 1st, 2020
473 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
474 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.

YouTube Description: 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. Nostalgia Critic takes a look at Dolittle.

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
475 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
476 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.

YouTube Description: 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. Is Independence Day: Resurgence worth a watch? Find out now!

24:35 Levinson: "We're gonna have to wait for the dog? I guess so." April 29th, 2020
477 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
478 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
479 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.

YouTube Description: 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. Let's see what all the fuss is about with Alpha and Omega.

22:19 Humphrey: "You are a big one. Why, you are...practically a moose!" May 20th, 2020
480 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.

YouTube Description: 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. Let's take a look at Avatar.

33:15 Col. Quaritch: "Limp-dick science majors!" May 27th, 2020
481 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
482 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.

YouTube Description: 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. Let's take a look at Superman Returns.

33:31 Lex Luthor: "Krrrryptonite!" June 10th, 2020
483 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.

YouTube Description: 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 with Totally Spies! The Movie.

24:49 Clover: "Vagilizer is more like it." June 17th, 2020
484 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.

YouTube Description: 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. Nostalgia Critic takes a look at Elektra.

21:22 Elektra: "My mother died when I was young. I should go." June 24th, 2020
485 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!

YouTube Description: 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! Nostalgia Critic takes a look at Alita: Battle Angel.

32:26 Alita: "Do you have any..."

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

July 1st, 2020
486 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
487 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.

YouTube Description: 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. Nostalgia Critic takes a look at Battleship.

24:43 Ordy: "G'day..."

Raikes: "Shut...up!" Ordy: "G'day."

July 15th, 2020
488 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?

YouTube Description: 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? Let's take a look at The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

29:11 Frollo: "I had a little...trouble with the fireplace." July 22nd, 2020
489 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.

YouTube Description: 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. The Nostalgia Critic reviews the live action Lion King from 2019.

36:41 Pumbaa: (singing) "Ain't no passing cra-a-aze." July 29th, 2020
490 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.

YouTube Description: 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. Let's finally take a look at The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland.

21:34 Huxley: "Wooby!" Elmo: "Blanket!" Huxley: "Wooby!" Elmo: "Blanket!" Huxley: "Wooby!" Elmo: "Blanket!" August 5th, 2020
491 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.

YouTube Description: 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. The Nostalgia Critic takes a look at The Animated Lord of the Rings movie.

40:04 Sam: "Oh my... Oh, Hooray!" August 12th, 2020
492 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.

YouTube Description: 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. Nostalgia Critic takes a look at The Iron Giant.

24:17 Kent Mansley: "Probably the homecoming queen...OH, MY GOD!" August 19th, 2020
493 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
494 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
495 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
496 Problem Child (1990) It has 0% on Rotten Tomatoes, one of the most immature movies ever.. so Nostalgia Critic has a spot for it?

YouTube Description: It has 0% on Rotten Tomatoes, one of the most immature movies ever.. so how come Nostalgia Critic has a spot for it? Let's take a look at Problem Child.

23:40 Parrot: *squawks* "Dickhead." September 16th, 2020
497 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?

YouTube Description: After years of mocking Pokemon, NC finally gives a fair chance to one of their hit movies. Will he be won over? The Nostalgia Critic takes a look at Detective Pikachu.

26:43 Ludicolo: "LUDICOLO!" September 23rd, 2020
498 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?

YouTube Description: 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? Find out now as the Nostalgia Critic takes a look at X-Men: Apocalypse.

34:34 Mystique: "I'm gonna go fight for what I have left." September 30th, 2020
499 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.

YouTube Description: In honor of Joel Schmacher (yes we said honor), Nostalgia Critic is looking at one of his best movies to start off Nostalgiaween. Let's takes a look at The Lost Boys.

21:51 Sam: (singing) "I ain't got a man, I ain't got a son." October 7th, 2020
500 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.

YouTube Description: 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. Because yeah, it's that kind of year. Nostalgia Critic takes a look at The Stand.

40:17 Rat Man: "Shut up that honky voodoo." October 14th, 2020
501 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.

YouTube Description: For it's 30th anniversary, Nostalgia Critic looks over the twisted classic from Roald Dahl before it's rebooted like everything is. Let's take a look at 1990 dark fantasy comedy The Witches.

22:45 Disguised Witch: "Baby in a pram! Oh!" October 21, 2020
502 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?

YouTube Description: The 2019 film may have been a hit, but does it really deliver the right kind of spooks the nostalgic stories were known for? Nostalgia Critic takes a look at Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.

30:12 Chuck: "And now for the poor dead car." October 28th, 2020
503 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.

YouTube Description: Kevin Smith's bizarre horror film is gaining a bit of a following. Nostalgia Critic says it's for mostly a good reason. Let's take a look at Tusk.

23:35 Howard Howe: (singing) "The Itsy, Bitsy Spider went up the water spout." November 4th, 2020
504 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
505 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?

YouTube Description: 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? Let's find out as NC takes a look at The Lion King II: Simba's Pride.

20:42 Timon: "What's your position?"

Pumbaa: "Tail erect."

November 18th, 2020
506 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?

YouTube Description: 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? Let's take a look at Zack Synder's Sucker Punch.

27:22 Babydoll: "This was never my story." November 25th, 2020
507 Krampus (2015) Whether you love it or hate, this holiday horror film is becoming more and more popular. Nostalgia Critic takes a look at why the film is catching on over the holiday season.

YouTube Description: Whether you love it or hate, this holiday horror film is becoming more and more popular. Nostalgia Critic takes a look at why the film is catching on over the holiday season. Let's start Christmas off right with Krampus.

22:56 Dorothy: "Probably playing with their nuts." December 2nd, 2020
508 The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) Over the years it's become a holiday classic, but NC asks if it's really one of the best versions.

YouTube Description: Over the years it's become a holiday classic, but NC asks if it's really one of the best versions. Nostalgia Critic takes a look at The Muppet Christmas Carol.

31:09 Emily Cratchit (Miss Piggy): "It does, doesn't it?" December 9th, 2020
509 Deck the Halls (2006) It's on almost EVERY worst Christmas Movies List, so what is it about this film that drives everyone up the tree with this yule tide nightmare?

YouTube Description: It's on almost EVERY worst Christmas Movies List, so what is it about this film that drives everyone up the tree with this yule tide nightmare? Nostalgia Critic takes a look at Deck the Halls.

23:39 Ashley: "Mom! All these lights.."

Emily: "...were Dad's lights!"

December 16th, 2020
510 Batman Returns (1992) YES this is a Christmas movie, nose bites and all! Is it a perfect Christmas movie? Well, it's perfect for 2020.

YouTube Description: YES this is a Christmas movie, nose bites and all! Is it a perfect Christmas movie? Well, it's perfect for 2020. Nostalgia Critic takes a look at Batman Returns.

32:11 Woman: "He's like a frog that became a friend."

Man: "Nice more like a penguin."

December 23rd, 2020
511 Home Alone 4 (2002) The first Home Alone movie sent straight to TV. Can you see why? Nostalgia Critic gives this haphazard sequel the thrashing it deserves.

YouTube Description: The first Home Alone movie sent straight to TV. Can you see why? Nostalgia Critic gives this haphazard sequel the thrashing it deserves. Let's take a look at Home Alone 4.

20:40 Marv: "What do you think Vera? We're just gonna go in there tomorrow and start grabbing kids?" December 30th, 2020

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