When you look up the term cash in in the dictionary, this will be one of the first pictures that you will see. Now I’m not saying that I dislike everything Seth MacFarlane does, far from it. I do enjoy Family Guy every now and again and some of his other stuff has been decent. I can certainly muster up more dislike for other people in Hollywood then for Seth MacFarlane. But man, when you talk about a guy who is milking every last drop out of the animation cash cow that is Family Guy a lot of that stuff is damn near unwatchable. American Dad I can barely stand but I can see the appeal while today’s subject, The Cleveland Show stands a testament to poor comedy and lazy concepts. The direct spin off of Family Guy has left us with very little but an anthropomorphic bear and a handful of slightly tasteless racist humor.
A spin off of the popular television show Family Guy, The Cleveland Show is the story of Cleveland Brown (Mike Henry) one of Peter Griffin’s friends who moves from Quahog Rhode Island to Stoolbend Virginia after marrying his new wife Donna (Sanaa Lathan). With his overweight but lovable son Cleveland Jr. (Kevin Michael Richardson) and Donna’s two children Roberta and Rallo (Reagan Gomez-Preston/Henry) the story follows the family through day to day life in Stoolbend and the problems of lower middle class life with a healthy or unhealthy mix of off color comedy. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews The Cleveland Show”