Donkey Kong Country

Donkey Kong Country
Voice Director: Jessie Thomson

US Premiere: Aug 15, 1998
US Conclusion: 2000

Seasons: 2
Episodes: 40

Animation Studio: Nelvana

Popularity: 382nd All Time, 261st This Week

Franchise: Super Mario Bros.
Characters on BTVA: 20
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said at 6:32 PM on Tue Jan 30 2018
I consider this to be the CGI equivalent of The Room (AKA So bad it's good)
said at 8:10 PM on Tue Jan 30 2018
@PollyPocketFan78 Reaaaaally think Reboot has worse visuals.
said at 5:32 AM on Sun Feb 11 2018
@PollyPocketFan78 And keep in mind this was made back in the 90's, it didn't look too shabby back then.
said at 8:35 AM on Tue May 8 2018
@PollyPocketFan78 - I think any comparison to The Room is too severe an insult for anything
Shaun Ince
said at 8:45 PM on Sun Jan 28 2018
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I'd shower you with coconut cream pies.
Darkness Dragon
said at 11:06 PM on Tue Aug 15 2017
I liked this show,I know some people had mixed feelings about the voices but I liked them even DKS voice(Kevin Michael Richardson would be more ideal imo). I kinded liked the singing too.
All around fun time
NCZ (Admin)
said at 8:30 PM on Tue Apr 28 2015
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I feel like what makes this show work is that there's a sense of earnestness surrounding it.

The animation is hilariously primitive, but all the character models have a sense of charm to them. And it was one of the first full CGI shows, so at least it was somewhat ambitious and trying something new, not to mention capturing the aesthetic of the games (which were influential for simulating a 3D effect on the SNES). The sheer goofiness of the animation, the wacky plotlines, the corny yet passionate music, and the sitcom-esque, surprisingly cozy nature of the show altogether make it oddly endearing. As far as game cartoons go, it's not like the Holy Grail or anything, but it's definitely one of the better efforts and actually genuinely enjoyable to watch.
said at 7:21 PM on Mon Aug 24 2015
@NCZ - I also think that as far as voice work goes, it really does have some great voices. By which I mean a lot of them actually do fit the characters. The only exception to that is DK himself. Not that the voice in and of itself is bad by any means, it just doesn't fit DK
said at 6:16 PM on Fri Oct 2 2015
@NCZ "hilariously -primitive-"

Heh.. primates.
said at 2:48 AM on Fri Jan 20 2017
@NCZ I agree wholeheartedly and am glad I'm not the only one who feels this way. It does have a sense of coziness to it and it just makes me happy!
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Candy Kong
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