The show was a lot of fun for both of us, and part of what I appreciated about it was the complete lack of darkness and angst. Sure, the heroes fought (bad guys and each other), but they didn't delve into the deep, dark recesses of the soul. Even Raven, the resident grump, was much lighter than similar characters on other shows.
Cyborg especially had some serious joie-de-vivre on this show. He loved being a Teen Titan and took friendship seriously, but knew how to have a good time. He and Beast Boy bonded over pizza and videogames, but he took the female characters at face value, too. I always felt like Cyborg would be a good friend to have.
And who could forget his Boo-yah!
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