In a year of remakes and reboots, it is refreshing to get something different. Tonight after the football game on Fox, you will get to meet Son of Zorn and his father.
Zorn (Jason Sudeikis), the Defender of Zephyria, Conqueror of the tribes of Agon, decapitator of the dark herdsmen of Grith, has a 17 year old son that he hasn’t seen in several years. He decides to surprise Alangulon aka Alan (Johnny Pemberton) and he is the one that gets surprised.
His ex-wife Edie (Cheryl Hines) is engaged to Craig (Tim Meadows), who is nothing like him, and his nerdy son wants nothing to do with him.
Edie tells her ex-husband that he needs to move to Orange County, Ca and get to know his son before it is too late. Now, he needs to get a job and a apartment, which would be a lot easier for him to do if he wasn’t an animated character.
Did I bury the lede? Yes, Zorn is animated He-Man like character and he is going to try to live life in our world. Something that is much harder than he thought and he slaughter things for a living. Not only for him, but for Alan too. It is natural for teens to be embarrassed by their dads and Alan’s father does nothing but embarrass him in front of his friends and a possible girlfriend.
Will Zorn be able to fit in to our world as he works as an entry level sales person and reconnect with his family that doesn’t really want anything to do with him?
It will be interesting to see what happens in this hybrid animation/live action show every Sunday at 8:30p starting in two weeks.
Can I tell you, Son of Zorn was the show I was most looking forward to this Fall season and it doesn’t disappoint.