By Taylor Rice
On the 6th of September, 2022, cult favorite show Bee and Puppycat slid its way into the Netflix library. A long anticipated season two to the beloved web series has finally come to light, showing up on the large streaming service for adoring fans to watch.
If you’re like most people, you’re probably wondering what Bee and Puppycat is. Originally, Bee and Puppycat first appeared as an animated series on Cartoon Hangover, a YouTube channel, in 2013. It tells the story of an out-of-sorts twenty-something year old named Bee, who meets a hybrid puppy-cat creature that speaks in a musical language. Puppycat and Bee become partners and complete temp (temporary) jobs in space, and Bee also introduces PuppyCat to her friends in her small town.
The show was written by Natasha Allegri, who is also known for her work as a writer and storyboard artist and revisionist on the shows Over the Garden Wall and Adventure Time. The influence of the other shows are obvious in the series; and while the color palette is mostly pastels, something dark is lurking in the background. This contrast is part of what drew many to the show in the first place. Now with the dropping of season two, people can enjoy even more content.
With the complete title of the show now being Bee and Puppycat: Lost in Space, some improvements have been made. The first three episodes are revamps of the first season. They’re about thirty minute episodes, with improved animation from the first season and better exposition. The rest of the released episodes are all a part of season two.
The animation in the new series is smooth. The artstyle is gorgeous, and the world building is highly enticing. So much detail and love went into each and every episode.
If you’re a fan of shows with magical transformations, boss battles, dark storytelling, but still has character development and comfy and homely feels; Bee and Puppycat: Lost in Space is a show worth the watch.