Guilty Pleasure: He-Man & the Masters of the Universe

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

Yes, I’m In My 30s. And Watch Cartoons.

Here’s something I take plenty of crap for. On a regular basis. And yet it’s not my fault that Netflix makes it so damn easy to rewatch some of my favorite childhood cartoons and TV shows. And – honestly – the ’80s rocked in that regard. Anybody in my situation would do the same. Right? (In case my girlfriend reads this, yes, I know it’s all just good-natured teasing.) But whenever the mood strikes me, I pay homage to some classics, and I’ve recently been able to get my son interested in catching up on them with me! Inevitably, this all lead to me checking out He-Man & the Masters of the Universe – both the original and the 2002 remake.

Here, I’ve decided to recount the pros and cons (and any other random things I want) of the reboot, having watched the first two seasons and currently being in the middle of the third, and final, season. So, without further ado and in no particular order, here goes. Continue reading