For years, animated series have blazed a trail for LGBT representation. This PBS show was a spinoff of popular animated series Arthur. At the time, Vermont was one of the only states to offer same-sex domestic partnerships. Beloved Japanese anime Sailor Moon originally depicted Sailor Neptune and Sailor Uranus as a lesbian couple who often shared tender moments and longing glances. But when distributors took the show abroad, their relationship got altered: In France, Poland, Italy, and the U. The two sea creatures frequently hold hands. Cartoon Network broke new ground by including a gay couple in this cartoon series in But fans got irate when they learned a kiss between the two men was censored. In the original cut, a man greeted his partner in a restaurant with a kiss on the lips. But in the version that aired, it was a chaste peck on the cheeks.
The " Outlander " star brings his character into the most dangerous situation yet: the world of online dating. Watch the video. Gumball wants to be greeted by Tobias with his special high five slap. This episode is pretty odd, as it features Gumball noticing that Tobias gives a high five and then slaps the butt of anyone he greets.
He becomes jealous when he notices Tobias doesn't do this to him specifically. Yeah, it's pretty obvious this was meant to have some gay overtones. I find it funny how Gumball is the only cartoon character in the shows I watch that has a girlfriend. He also happens to be the dumbest but not to the point where he's an idiot , meanest but not to the point where he's a jerk , and according to this episode, gayest but not It's still a great episode.
It wasn't meant to be anti-gay or anything, obviously. It's just joking about how some people take greetings too seriously. The funniest part of this episode is, without a doubt, when Gumball hallucinates Tobias. He sees him as a multi-colored llama. He even refers to him as looking like rainbow colored cotton. I never understood what Tobias even WAS. I guess rainbow colored cotton is the closest I'll get to an answer. Another great bit was Gumball's butt stretching.
I assume this kid just has stretching powers. Inspired by The Farewell director Lulu Wang 's call to action at the Independent Spirit Awards, we celebrate women filmmakers working in their field. Sign In. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Full Cast and Crew. Release Dates. Official Sites. Company Credits. Technical Specs. Plot Summary. Plot Keywords. Parents Guide. External Sites. User Reviews. User Ratings. External Reviews. Metacritic Reviews. Photo Gallery. Trailers and Videos. Crazy Credits. Alternate Versions. The Amazing World of Gumball — Rate This.
Season 4 Episode All Episodes Director: Mic Graves. Added to Watchlist. Use the HTML below. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Photos Add Image. Edit Cast Episode credited cast: Jacob Hopkins Gumball Watterson voice Terrell Ransom Jr. Tobias Wilson voice Simon Lipkin Rocky Robinson voice Alix Wilton Regan Edit Storyline Gumball wants to be greeted by Tobias with his special high five slap. Runtime: 11 min. Add the first question. Was this review helpful to you?
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