Top 10 Reasons Why Phineas and Ferb is Better Than Gravity Falls

The Top Ten
1 Gravity Falls is bad

Phineas and Ferb used to be a good show. It was unique, original, and interesting to watch. But as it continued, the same plot was recycled over and over again, and it got extremely predictable. The same catchphrases were used repeatedly, coming off as annoyingly repetitive rather than simply iconic. Honestly, what's the point of watching a show when you know exactly how it's gonna play out every time you see an episode? And the one time something different was attempted (Across the 2nd Dimension), the characters ended up getting their memories erased, making the entire adventure pointless. Afterwards the show continued to drag on and on for supposedly ONE summer.

As for Gravity Falls, this show is basically THE model for how to create a cartoon. Us fans were constantly on the edge of our seats, totally unaware of what would happen next. Even hardcore theorists couldn't predict what would be in store for us in a new episode. It was exciting and engaging, instead of the same ...more

Let me start this off with I don't mind shows with plot. But I prefer to watch a show without plot, I find them more relaxing. When I was younger I did not watch Gravity Falls so I find Phineas and Ferb more nostalgic to me. This is just my opinion, and opinions are NOT facts.

Yes, you heard me right. Before you bash me, let me explain why I don't like Gravity Falls. First of all, as I said before, the show is too dark for children and has blood, death, and adult jokes.The character designs are also bad if you look closely at Dipper, you can see that his nose is in a different color than the rest of his body. The faces are also lacking detail.

The character designs are amazing especially Ford Pines' and big deal his nose is red, so what? Phineas' head is a triangle! That's inspired!

2 P&F rescued Disney Channel

Disney Channel was at that point filled with mediocre teen sitcom drama, so when P&F appeared it was like a ray of hope.

Yeah until years later and it was still recycling the same damn plot and became boring as hell

How can a cartoon with an overused plot save the channel?

3 The main characters are more likable than Dipper and Maple

They help out people in need and want everyone to have fun with them

It's pronounced Ma-Ble repeat after me, Mabbllle

"Maple" It's MABEL!

"Dipper and Maple". Just proves whoever made this list does NOT EVEN KNOW THE CHARACTER'S NAMES.

4 P&F has better pacing

It has the pacing of a snail on steroids, basically still slow but kinda too fast at times.

Below, since it was my comment, P&F, that is. P&F has a few episodes like a snail on steroids.

It has the pacing of a snail

it has the pacing of a snails grandma

5 The songs are catchy and brilliant

Phineas and Ferb has admittedly had their fair share of good songs, but in no way does that make the show superior to Gravity Falls in any way.

We'll meet again, don't know where, don't know when.
But I know we'll meet again some sunny day...

Please tell me this list is a joke.

The songs are annoying

6 P&F is more comedic

I personally think the jokes are better than gravity falls. When I watch Phineas and Ferb, I am able to watch it with my parents because I know they'll understand the humor because adults and children are able to understand the jokes.

Shows don't need to be comedic to be good. Gravity Falls is less comedic, I agree, but that doesn't affect it's awesomeness in any way. If anything, Phineas and Ferb spends too much time on jokes and less on important plot points.

I don't think you know what comedic means, Gravity Falls has real humor.

Clearly you don't know what the word comedic means.

7 It's much more appropriate for kids

What age group of kids, huh? Older or younger? Because if you meant younger than yeah I agree. But if you meant older kids, teens, and beyond then that's Gravity Falls' territory.

Phineas and Ferb is for babies, Gravity Falls is for people with good taste

if it was innapropriate it wouldn't me on Disney Channel

8 P&F hasn't won a Kid's Choice Award

In my opinion, I like Gravity Falls better. IN MY OPINION. Phineas and Fern is one of those shows that go on forever without much of a plot. Gravity falls has a plot, and actually has a ending. You would know this if you watched all of the show. Remember this is just my opinion..

How can it win a Kid's Choice Award when it's obviously biased towards SpongeBob?
Neither Phineas and Ferb nor Gravity Falls will ever get the Award as long as flippin' SpongeBob is running.

I don't mean to diss anyone here, but like another comment below, PnF has won many awards. But Gravity Falls actually has a story. :D PnF is really just the same thing every episode, even though it may be enjoyable at times. What bugs me is that when people make lists amd haven't even done research, but I'm not saying that he person who created this list didn't. But they didn't really do enough :3

First of all, Emmys and Kids Choice Awards aren't the same thing. Second, just because P&F never won a KCA doesn't mean that nobody likes it. Lastly, it actually won MANY awards. Do your research before making a list.

9 P&F pokes fun at media clichés, rather than enforce them

Other way around, buddy.

No they don't

10 The animation is much better

At least they have real heads. If you haven't notice, the main protagonist of your show has a triangle for a head, a triangle! And when they animate it, the triangle just goes left and right or goes behind his back, like, what? Is this kid from the Exorcist movie?

It's a cartoon. It's not supposed to be realistic. So you're saying a cartoon character can't have a triangle for a head? Gravity falls' characters' heads aren't very realistic either.

You do realize Phineas's head is a triangle...right

Not necessarily.

The Contenders
11 Gravity falls just tries too hard to be creepy

No, I think it actually does a great job of being creepy while still getting past the dumb Disney censors. Quite impressive, even.

You haven't seen "trying too hard to be creepy" until you've watched modern Family Guy.

don't say that until you watch anything on [adult swim]

12 Both kids and parents can watch it, and both are able to enjoy it.

Really? Because I've watched Gravity Falls before with my parents in the room and it made them laugh out loud.

13 They have a secret spy agent

Gravity Falls has a demonic triangle that started the apocalypse.
You can't top that with a bunch of animals wearing stupid hats
Gravity Falls > Phineas and Ferb

What about Agent Powers and Agent Trigger?

14 It's formuleic.
15 The hidden creepy Easter eggs in Gravity Falls

Saying "Gravity Falls is bad" doesn't clarify anything. However, it's practically undeniable that Gravity Falls can be dark, and indeed shiver-worthy. I was doing some research on Gravity Falls, since everyone said it was great, and was pretty spooked by some of the theories, decoded signs, and supernatural things. I liked the show, and the mysteries were awesome, but the hidden stuff deserves a shudder or two.

I'm a Faller, but I have to agree here. Some of the theories, easter eggs, and supernatural stuff are very dark and creepy. P&F is a lot less spooky, but I guess it depends what you like.

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