Hey everyone, it’s the end, for real this time. Not with 22 extra episodes, now we drift off into nothingness. I for one, have really, really enjoyed this year of exploring Kim Possible, and reminding myself of why I loved the show to begin with.
Season 4 Episodes 21 & 22 “Graduation Day”
So, Kim and Ron are getting ready to graduate from high school, but first they have to foil Drakken’s latest scheme which is something about mutating plants.
Basically Drakken wants to be Poison Ivy. Everyone, Shego included, thinks that he’s starting to scrape the bottom of the barrel. There is an accident however, and Drakken winds up half flower.
God I love this show.
Anyway, Kim considers the plan foiled and she and Ron go home to graduate. After being warned by Barkin that his life is all down hill from this point, Ron, starts to freak out, despite Kim assuring him that everything is going to be fine.
Also, the tweebs are building a satellite. Sure. Whatever.
There’s been a rash of vandalization of golf courses, which sends Kim and Ron to Duff Killigan, but that doesn’t do much, since he’s not the one doing it, they head to grad time.
Kim is abducted by aliens during the ceremony, as is Drakken. Turns out that it’s Warmonga and her boyfriend War Hawk. Hey! We know them! Anyways, they deploy an army of ships to conquer earth.
Ron and The Possible family go into a plan to get Kim back and save the world, meeting up with Shego in the process. Kim and Drakken break out of their bonds with the use of Drakken’s newly grown flower vine and they defeat War Monga and War Hawk as a team.
Almost. When it seems as if all is lost, Ron channels mystical monkey power and beats the crap out of War Hawk.
Then there’s a dance party after everyone graduates, except Bonnie, who has to go to summer school.
Boo-Yas And Nacos
- I wish I could start with good things, but I really, really, dislike this ending. Why in the end is this Ron’s heroic journey? We got the apex of his monkey powers a few episodes ago. It’s sort of a betrayal of the whole concept of the show. Not into it.
- I do love Shego and Drakken ending up together, as well as the tag of all the villains hanging out and Dementor ragging on him for finally getting things right as a world saver. That’s pretty good.
- Hey! We see Zeeta and Felix, I kind of forget they existed! And I think they get together? This makes sense to me. Nerd love forever!
- The tweebs just incinerator stuff. They are good at it.
- Other people that pop by? Kim’s Uncle Slim and Nana Possible! Yay!!!!
- I really adore that they use the Grease ending of Kim and Ron flying away in the car and waving to their friends. It’s pretty cool.
I don’t really know how to explain what this experience has meant to me. Making sure I watched a show every week, considered it critically, and wrote it up, without ever skipping, and only rescheduling once or twice has helped me grow immensely as a writer and specifically as a critic.
The whole thing was also great for me to pay closer attention to animation, voice acting and storylines as broken down in twenty two minutes. Kim Possible did a lot of good stuff in those areas, but it wasn’t perfect and it was always hard to see.
But especially, it was great to fall back in love with these characters. It was awesome to be reminded of how great Kim, Ron, Wade, Rufus and the rest of this gang was.
So, thanks for reading and finding me. Maybe in a few months I’ll pick up with another rewatch of something, but for now, I’m going to relax, enjoy having an extra flex day, and finish Game of Thrones and Sailor Moon.