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Top 10 Reasons to Watch Steven Universe

The Huffington Post logo The Huffington Post 14/03/2016 Albert Serna Jr

Originally published on SAC.Media
Chronicling the adventures of Steven and the Crystal Gems -- Garnet, Amethyst, Pearl, and now Peridot -- Steven Universe is one of the most widely watched cartoons on TV. Created by Adventure Time Alum, Rebecca Sugar, the show has developed somewhat of a cult follow on reddit and Tumblr where fans share their art, theories, and commentary. Far from your average program, SU touches on the subjects of acceptance, consent, the importance of love, and family ties to name a few. It also has a great cast of three-dimensional characters who show real growth and development through the course of the show. So whether you're just bored at home or ripping the bong, here are the top ten reasons to start watching if you aren't already, and continue if you already are.
1 -- It's short and sweet... 2016-03-11-1457735770-4425957-mesized.gif © Provided by The Huffington Post 2016-03-11-1457735770-4425957-mesized.gif
The show only runs for approximately 11 minutes, perfect for binging
2 -- The Crewniverse likes to throw in easter eggs and hints from time to time... 2016-03-11-1457735654-5230274-subtext.gif © Provided by The Huffington Post 2016-03-11-1457735654-5230274-subtext.gif 3 -- It has some of the best lines ever... 2016-03-11-1457735849-916574-dontcallagain.gif © Provided by The Huffington Post 2016-03-11-1457735849-916574-dontcallagain.gif 4 -- Peridot... 2016-03-11-1457735887-236109-flush.gif © Provided by The Huffington Post 2016-03-11-1457735887-236109-flush.gif
Isn't she great?
5 -- Pop culture references...
RuPaul's Drag Race anyone?
6 -- The slew of odd but lovable townspeople... 2016-03-11-1457736252-9248277-awww.gif © Provided by The Huffington Post 2016-03-11-1457736252-9248277-awww.gif
Like Ranaldo and his crazy theories
7 -- Totally inclusive and queer friendly... 2016-03-11-1457736338-9980091-laughysapphy.gif © Provided by The Huffington Post 2016-03-11-1457736338-9980091-laughysapphy.gif 8 -- And explains complex situations in a simple way... 2016-03-11-1457736385-700368-control.gif © Provided by The Huffington Post 2016-03-11-1457736385-700368-control.gif 9 -- Sassy Pearl... 2016-03-11-1457736450-4123275-blame.gif © Provided by The Huffington Post 2016-03-11-1457736450-4123275-blame.gif 10 -- But the bottom line is that it is just an amazing show even an adult can enjoy! 2016-03-11-1457736504-7548706-stareyes.gif © Provided by The Huffington Post 2016-03-11-1457736504-7548706-stareyes.gif
Got your own reasons why SU is or isn't amazing? Tweet me @AlbertPBJ or respond below and share your thoughts!

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