The Transcendently Dark Cartoon Network Miniseries Over the Garden Wall Is Magical, Wonderful – Nathan Rabin’s Happy Place

Over the Garden Wall is a work of beauty and humor, sadness and cracked philosophy. I’m glad I was forced to watch this great miniseries, but honestly I would have enjoyed the whole experience a lot more if the good folks at Cartoon Network had sent me a T-shirt or hat with the name on it.

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