Netflix, Weed and Chill

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The burning stoner question: Was there weed in Dinosaur times? - YOUTUBE
The burning stoner question: Was there weed in Dinosaur times?

, “A New Leaf” (S2E17 – YouTube)

As though this Jim Henson Creature Shop-designed show about domesticated dinosaurs wasn’t punishingly surreal enough, this brutally unpleasant episode concerns a mood-enhancing herb known as “Plant.” The dino-family’s teenage son discovers the joys of Plant when he spots it growing wild in the woods and uses it to bond with his grumpy and overbearing father Earl. It’s not long before the entire village is hooked on Plant, blasting Hendrix and slacking off from work. “What could be bad about something that makes you feel good?” asks Earl, before deciding that “throwing away everything real and lasting in our lives for a cheap high has a downside.” This show was made for children, by the way.

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