The Best Episodes of Nostalgia Critic
Last Updated: Apr 21, 2019
Nostalgia Critic is a popular video series created by Chicago comedian Doug Walker. In the show, he plays the titular Nostalgia Critic, a grumpy and easily aggravated character who mostly reviews entertainment from the 1980s and 1990s. His catch-phrase, "I'm the Nostalgia Critic. I remember it, so you don't have to," usually opens and ends each video.
#1 - Super Mario Brothers: The Movie
Season 1 - Episode 8
Growing up during the popularity of the Super Mario Brothers games, a movie based on them could not be anything but awesome. However, the Nostalgia Critic reviews the movie and shows that movies are nothing like the games they are based off of and are more terrible than entertaining.
#2 - Street Fighter + Mortal Kombat: The Movie Reviews Part 1
Season 1 - Episode 10
The Nostalgia starts off this double-episode special by reviewing the movie Street Fighter. Even though it contains Raul Julia's final performance, it still doesn't stop the Nostalgia critic from hating the movie. With a confusing story, Jean-Claude Van Damme's accent, and an overly huge cast, the Nostalgia Critic shows that once again, movies based on videogames are terrible.
#3 - Street Fighter + Mortal Kombat: The Movie Reviews Part 2
Season 1 - Episode 11
The finale of the two-part review special has the Nostalgia Critic reviewing the movie Mortal Kombat. However, with Johnny Cage's one-liners, Raiden's voice, an overly weak CIA agent, an Asian actor throw-in, and a PG-13 rating, the Nostalgia Critic finds more frustration than entertainment from this movie.
#4 - Commando
Season 3 - Episode 1
The Nostalgia Critic reviews another Arnold Schwarzenegger film. This time he reviews the 1985 American action film Commando. Will he like it, or will this be yet another Schwarzenegger movie bomb?
#5 - Neverending Story 3
Season 4 - Episode 1
We must not give in to the Nasty.
#6 - Milk Money
Season 4 - Episode 26
You know...for kids!
#7 - Moulin Rouge
Season 4 - Episode 47
A film of this magnitude must be bitched about through song!
#8 - The Grinch
Season 4 - Episode 49
Yes, this review is done entirely in rhyme.
#9 - A Simple Wish
Season 5 - Episode 17
Mara Wilson...that is all.
#10 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movies
Season 1 - Episode 6
Growing up loving the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the Nostalgia Critic decides to revisit the live-action movies. However, with lackluster endings and a terrible third movie, will the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie franchise be as good as he once thought?
#11 - Cloverfield Review
Season 1 - Episode 9
After watching the Cloverfield movie, the Nostalgia Critic vents his anger about what ultimately became of the identity of The Monster. Afterwards, he reenacts the movie using his own hand-held camera.
#12 - Space Jam Review
Season 1 - Episode 12
With the Looney Tunes and Michael Jordon teaming up for a movie, how can it go wrong. According to the Nostalgia Critic, it can. With the Looney Tunes not being funny, as well as the entire movie feeling like one big advertisement, the Nostalgia Critic shows that some things are better left seperate.
#13 - Conan (1)
Season 3 - Episode 3
Keeping with his Schwarzenegger reviews, the Nostalgia Critic reviews the 1982 action film Conan the Barbarian. With both Schwarzenegger and Mako starring in the film, will the Nostalgia Critic be able to last through it?
#14 - Ferngully 2
Season 4 - Episode 2
After unsuccessfully trying to recruit the Nostalgia Chick to help him like she did with the first movie, the Critic finds it confusing as to how the first film was successful enough to spawn a sequel.
#15 - Secret of NIMH 2
Season 4 - Episode 3
After donning SWAT gear to review the sequel to one of his favorite films, he criticizes how the movie ignores Mrs. Brisby, the inferior animation, and the idiotic plot and characters
#16 - Care Bears 2
Season 4 - Episode 4
Sequel Month is almost over...and the Critic has saved the worst for last. Time for a game of disappearing bears...
#17 - Dungeons and Dragons
Season 4 - Episode 5
Uh, you've got something on your lip.
#18 - The Lost World - Jurassic Park
Season 4 - Episode 7
That's, that's chaos theory.
#19 - Return of the Nostalgic Commercials
Season 4 - Episode 8
It's the return of commercials! NC takes a seat in his comfy chair to look at more of the sometimes cool, sometimes downright strange commercials from his childhood.
#20 - Inspector Gadget: The Movie
Season 4 - Episode 9
Go go gadget, refund!
#21 - The Langoliers
Season 4 - Episode 11
The Critic and his future self head back in time to see if the past really is eaten by giant mudball monsters.
#22 - Airborne
Season 4 - Episode 12
#23 - Baby Geniuses
Season 4 - Episode 13
While attending the Animarathon convention, The Critic takes a look at this 1999 film and is completely drained of all creativity.
#24 - The X-Men Cartoon
Season 4 - Episode 14
The Critic looks at the first two episodes of the original X-Men animated series.
#25 - The Magic Voyage
Season 4 - Episode 15
Watch the Critic suffer a psychotic breakdown.