The following review of I Am Groot season 2 was made possible by advance screeners of the second season, provided to Agents of Fandom by Walt Disney Studios for review purposes.
This piece was written during the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labor of the writers and actors currently on strike, the series being covered here wouldn’t exist.
Baby Groot returns in I am Groot season 2 to deliver all the same adorable adventures brought on in the first season. Since his first appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1, he has been widely beloved, capturing the hearts and love of audiences everywhere. After a successful first run in season one, he revisits some new and old locations to cause even more mischief exploring the universe beyond his adventures with the Guardians.
Written and directed by Kirsten Lepore, this five-short series travels back to the reason many fell in love with his character nine years ago. It follows Groot as he lets his curiosity get the best of him on his carefree, and sometimes dangerous adventures that lead him to places you can’t possibly imagine.
I Am Groot season 2 review: Groot heads on five endearing adventures
What makes I Am Groot so delightful is with a total run time of only 19 minutes in season two, Groot (Vin Diesel) embarks on various different adventures, delivering a range of emotions and an untroubled, cute persona.
I Am Groot gives audiences their fix of baby Groot, as in most recent productions including Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and the Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, the beloved Groot is in his teenage years. Although this older version of Groot is still widely adored and celebrated, he just doesn’t compare to the charming little sapling of his early years.
This series of five shorts follows Groot on some strange, yet thrilling adventures including a newfound friend, adorable tantrums, and a new threat brought about by Groot himself. As always, Groot is as reckless and unbothered as one can be, and often times he uses this to his advantage. Whether he’s feeling angry, sad, or happy, each state of emotion delivers that special bit of serotonin which makes the I Am Groot series such a fan favorite.
I Am Groot season 2 is Marvel’s most bingeworthy content
Just like season one, with each episode running around four minutes, it is one of the easiest series’ to binge within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Not only that, but it has infinite rewatch value, as Groot being cute just never gets old. Despite having a very short run time overall, I Am Groot season 2 is filled with nothing but fun. There’s no better way to spend an extra 20–30 minutes.
Featuring little to no dialogue, other than his iconic phrase “I am Groot,” the mesmerizing animation takes the visuals to a whole new level in season two. These brand-new shorts show a different side to Groot than seen in season one, featuring more heartfelt exploration into what makes the little guy tick. Marvel branches out this season allowing Groot to explore a variety of new locations and settings, whilst also venturing back to the same spot from season one’s entry, “Groot Takes A Bath.”
Lepore returns to deliver the same delightful charm captured so perfectly in the first season of I Am Groot, allowing fans to once again take a step back from reality and enjoy some wholesome entertainment.
A delightful, and adorable showing for Groot
I Am Groot benefits from the fact that this is a stand-alone project, and although our main little guy has appeared in numerous productions, you don’t have to be a longtime Marvel fan to fully immerse yourself in this show. Filled with some incredible stories, I Am Groot season 2 holds everything that fans have adored over the years since their first production of Iron Man, while giving the audiences some much-needed happiness after Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 left behind emotional devastation.
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- Easily watchable
- Lots of laughs
- Not enough episodes