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The series — likable with its mix of Hot Wheels action and comical gastropods, and surely catnip to kids — picks up from the film as if it were a sequel. Turbo (
After a brief preamble in which
"Turbo F.A.S.T." is more of a "cartoon" cartoon than its parent film, able to do its work in 11 minutes, and easy to read, with old-fashioned musical cues and sound effects. Every story I've seen — three in two 23-minute episodes — involves some sort of competition and the promotion of teamwork. Where the movie was all about dreaming your dreams and thinking big and never saying die (the usual stuff), that is all taken as read here: These snails are superheroes. At the end of the first double-length episode, they give themselves a name, "Fast Action Stunt Team," changed quickly from "Fast Action Racing Team" when the acronym proves unusable.
When: Available starting Dec. 24
Rating: TV-7 (may include themes or elements with mild fantasy or comedic violence)