History Characters / Pinocchio

20th May '18 10:05:26 PM annette12
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** To be fair, his hooked nose and greed, though typical of most Jewish caricatures, is not limited to that race.



* LaughablyEvil: Really, Stromboli can be quite entertaining with his hammy Italian accent and rants of {{angrish}}.
** W.C. Fields was once heard to comment that the character "moved too much", but Fields was noted to be a harsh critic.

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* LaughablyEvil: Really, Stromboli can be quite entertaining with his hammy Italian accent and rants of {{angrish}}.
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{{angrish}}. W.C. Fields was once heard to comment that the character "moved too much", but Fields was noted to be a harsh critic.
20th May '18 8:41:36 PM HSutherland
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[[folder:"Honest" John Worthington Foulfellow]]

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[[folder:"Honest" John [[folder:John Worthington Foulfellow]]Foulfellow (aka Honest John)]]



* AdaptationalKarma: Inverted. In this film he is seemingly free, albeit if you don't consider a certain deleted scene part of the canon, but in the book the Fox and the Cat end up in misery.

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* AdaptationalKarma: Inverted. In this film he is seemingly free, albeit if you don't consider a certain deleted scene part apparently left with Gideon to continue his life of the canon, con artistry, but in the book the Fox and the Cat end up in misery.misery. (Although if the book Mouse of Glass is to be believed, at one point he and Gideon were going to get theirs, but the scene got abandoned while still in the planning stage.)



* AllThereInTheManual: His full name, J. Worthington Foulfellow, is only used in the original theatrical trailer.

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* AllThereInTheManual: His full actual name, J. Worthington Foulfellow, is only used in the original theatrical trailer. In the film he is just called Honest John.



** To be fair, his hooked nose and greed, though typical of most Jewish caricatures, is not limited to that race.



**W.C. Fields was once heard to comment that the character "moved too much", but Fields was noted to be a harsh critic.



* AdaptationalKarma: In the videogame; in the film and in the book he does not receive any punishment, but in the videogame Pinocchio throws him off a cliff.

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* AdaptationalKarma: In the videogame; videogame (which isn't strictly canon); in the film and in the book he does not receive any punishment, but in the videogame Pinocchio throws one of his boy turned donkey victims kicks him off a cliff.into the sea.



* ChildHater: He has no scruples with turning boys into donkeys, so he fits.

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* ChildHater: He has no scruples with turning seeing boys turn into donkeys, donkeys and whipping them into slavery, so he fits.



* EvilerThanThou: Established non-verbally. The Coachman can be seen twiddling his thumbs and cleaning his pipe, bored and unimpressed by Honest John bragging about petty crime and waiting for his turn to speak and tremendously one up Honest John on the subject of diabolical schemes.

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* EvilerThanThou: Established non-verbally. The Coachman can be seen twiddling drumming his thumbs fingers and cleaning his pipe, politely bored and unimpressed by Honest John bragging about petty crime and crime, waiting for his turn to speak and tremendously one up Honest John on the subject of diabolical schemes.



* VileVillainSaccharineShow: While Honest John, Gideon, and Stromboli only want wealth at the end of the day, the Coachman is a devilish slavedriver who runs an [[PleasureIsland amusement park that magically turns young boys who use the attractions into donkeys]]. The ones that lose their voices are then sold to salt mine and circuses. As for the ones who ''can'' still talk... well, they're penned up on Pleasure Island, and we don't know what happens to them after that. It seems that none of them are ever human or see their homes again, though. [[KarmaHoudini And he gets away with it, too!]] Which is unique, considering [[TheGoodGuysAlwaysWin every other villain falls to the hero.]] It is also implied that from his NightmareFace that he isn't [[HumanoidAbomination completely]] [[{{Satan}} human]]. This may be because of his choice of targets: Bad boys who should be at school, making him some [[KarmicTransformation karmic]] boogeyman.

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* VileVillainSaccharineShow: While Honest John, Gideon, and Stromboli only want wealth at the end of the day, the Coachman is a devilish slavedriver who runs an [[PleasureIsland amusement park that magically turns young boys who use the attractions into donkeys]]. The ones that lose their voices are then sold to salt mine mines and circuses. As for the ones who ''can'' still talk... well, they're penned up on Pleasure Island, and we don't know what happens to them after that. It seems that none of them presumably until they are ever human or see their homes again, though.fully transformed. [[KarmaHoudini And he gets away with it, too!]] Which is unique, considering [[TheGoodGuysAlwaysWin every other villain falls to the hero.]] It is also implied that from his NightmareFace that he isn't [[HumanoidAbomination completely]] [[{{Satan}} human]]. This may be because of his choice of targets: Bad boys who should be at school, making him some [[KarmicTransformation karmic]] boogeyman.



* WouldHurtAChild: He transforms children into donkeys.

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* WouldHurtAChild: He transforms arranges for children to be turned into donkeys.donkeys and whips them into slavery afterwards.



* AdaptationalNameChange: In the book, he was known as Candlewick, and his real name was Romeo.

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* AdaptationalNameChange: In the book, he was known as Candlewick, Lucignolo ('Candlewick'), and his real name was Romeo.



* BalefulPolymorph: [[spoiler:Turned into a donkey and sent off to the salt mines.]]
* BratsWithSlingshots: He's practicing using one on the Coachman's coach when he first meets Pinocchio, though we never see him actually use it.

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* BalefulPolymorph: [[spoiler:Turned into a donkey and sent off to the salt mines.donkey.]]
* BratsWithSlingshots: He's practicing using one on the Coachman's coach when he first meets Pinocchio, though we never see him actually use it. (It should be noted that it is a traditional symbol of unthinking destructiveness.)



* AdaptationSpeciesChange: In the original book, he was called the Terrible Dogfish, which is a type of shark.

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* AdaptationSpeciesChange: In the original book, he was called the Terrible Dogfish, Shark ('il pesce cane', which literally translates as "dogfish" but is a type of shark.the Italian term for Shark.)



* NamedByTheAdaptation: In the book, he was just known as The Terrible Dogfish.

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* NamedByTheAdaptation: In the book, he was just known as The Terrible Dogfish.Dogfish/Shark.



* BalefulPolymorph: The Coachman won't allow him to leave Pleasure Island, [[FridgeLogic obviously as he can still talk]]. His fate is to work there for the rest of his life, paying for the fun he had.
* IWantMyMommy: He cries out for her in the salt mines, and the Coachman sends him off with the other transformed kids who haven't turned completely into donkeys.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He's a troublemaker and that's exactly what got him into this mess. But deep down he loves his mother, so his transformation into a donkey isn't complete, and unlike Lampwick and the majority of the bad boys on Pleasure Island, can still talk.

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* BalefulPolymorph: The Coachman won't allow him to leave Pleasure Island, [[FridgeLogic obviously as he can still talk]]. His fate talk]], so he is doomed to work there for wait in a pen until he loses his voice, then be sold into slavery with the rest of his life, paying for the fun he had.
other boys turned donkeys.
* IWantMyMommy: He cries out for her in the salt mines, and after being forced to reveal he can still talk, so the Coachman sends him off into a pen with the other transformed kids boys who haven't yet turned completely into donkeys.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He's a troublemaker and that's exactly what got him into this mess. But deep down he clearly loves his mother, so as his transformation into crying out for her before being shut up in a donkey isn't complete, and unlike Lampwick and the majority of the bad boys on Pleasure Island, can still talk.pen clearly demonstrates.



* SacrificialLamb: Was intended as this, but it falls flat because his other scene was cut out. Originally, there was going to be a song during the ride to Pleasure Island where the bad boys, Alexander among them, would sing about how much fun they're going to have. Had this been kept, then when Jiminy reaches the dock and we learn that even this kid was turned into a donkey, the realization that Pinocchio's next would hit much harder.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: It is not known what Alexander's ultimate fate was, nor that of the other talking donkeys.

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* SacrificialLamb: Was intended as this, but it falls flat because his other scene was cut out.out or perhaps not filmed. Originally, there was going to be a song during the ride to Pleasure Island where the bad boys, Alexander among them, would sing about how much fun they're going to have. Had this been kept, then when Jiminy reaches the dock and we learn that even this kid was turned into a donkey, the realization that Pinocchio's next would hit much harder.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: It is not known what Alexander's ultimate fate was, nor
harder. (It should be noted that of he was voiced by an uncredited Dickie Jones, who was also the other talking donkeys.voice of Pinocchio.)
7th May '18 9:38:38 AM Hedging
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27th Apr '18 6:58:56 PM GainfulPrickle
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* TheSociopath: He has wholly no redeeming or even sympathetic qualities, of course.

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* TheSociopath: He Of course, he has wholly no redeeming or even sympathetic qualities, of course.qualities.
27th Apr '18 6:57:32 PM GainfulPrickle
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* TheSociopath: He has no redeeming or comedic qualities whatsoever.

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* TheSociopath: He has wholly no redeeming or comedic qualities whatsoever.even sympathetic qualities, of course.
26th Apr '18 8:21:56 AM OlmoJV
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* EvilCounterpart: To Jiminy Cricket. While Jiminy's role is to keep Pinocchio on a straight and narrow path as his conscience, Honest John tricks the wooden boy to step from that path, with Jiminy lampshading this when he calls the fox the temptation he warned Pinocchio about.
22nd Apr '18 6:47:23 PM annette12
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* {{Sadist}}: He forces Pinocchio to perform onstage in order to make money.
22nd Apr '18 5:40:07 PM GainfulPrickle
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* LaughablyEvil: Really, Stromboli can be quite entertaining with his hammy Italian accent and rants of {{angrish}}.



* LaughablyEvil: Really, Stromboli can be quite entertaining with his hammy Italian accent and rants of {{angrish}}.
22nd Apr '18 5:39:38 PM GainfulPrickle
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* {{Sadist}}: He forces Pinocchio to perform onstage in order to make money.



* {{Sadist}}: He takes great pleasure in turning innocent as well as "The Stupid Little Boys" into donkeys, enjoying their pain with whipping them, and also selling them into slavery.

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* {{Sadist}}: He takes great pleasure in turning innocent as well children (such as "The Stupid Little Boys" Boys") into donkeys, enjoying their pain with whipping them, and also selling them into slavery.
19th Apr '18 11:56:28 AM annette12
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* AdaptationalNiceGuy: Whenever Figaro is seen in any modern Disney merchandise or cartoon, he acts more kind and nice compared to how he acted in the film and some of his shorts. Especially in Minnie's Bow Toons. In the film, he's a bit of a SpoiledBrat JerkWithAHeartOfGold.

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* AdaptedOut: While Pinocchio, Geppetto, Cleo and Jiminy are present in the ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts'' series, for some reason, Figaro is not, though he did show up in the manga.
* AdaptationalJerkass: Here he's a rather spoiled but still adorable JerkWithAHeartOfGold. In the shorts, he becomes more of a malicious {{Jerkass}}.
* AdaptationalNiceGuy: Whenever Starting in ''Disney/MickeysOnceUponAChristmas'', Figaro is seen in any modern Disney merchandise or cartoon, he acts more kind starts acting sweeter and nice nicer compared to how he acted his Jerkass behavior in the film and some of his shorts. Especially This is especially notable in Minnie's Bow Toons. In the film, he's a bit of a SpoiledBrat JerkWithAHeartOfGold.Bow-Toons and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.



* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: While Pinocchio, Geppetto, Cleo and Jiminy are present in the ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts'' series, for some reason, Figaro is not, though he did show up in the manga.



* ViolenceIsTheOnlyOption: Either he clobbers someone, or John clobbers him for trying to. Well its not his fault that he doesn't have the intelligence to think of other subtler options, other than getting what he wants through brute force.
* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: He's mute, so he prefers to let his huge wooden mallet do the talking when Honest John's diplomacy looks like its about to fail.

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* ViolenceIsTheOnlyOption: Either he clobbers someone, or John clobbers him for trying to. Well its It's not his fault that he doesn't have the intelligence to think of other subtler options, other than getting what he wants through brute force.
* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: He's mute, so he prefers to let his huge wooden mallet do the talking when Honest John's diplomacy looks like its it's about to fail.



* AdaptationalVillainy: The puppeteer in the original story, although still intimidating, [[PetTheDog was talked out of burning Pinocchio and gave him some coins to help Geppetto out]].

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* AdaptationalVillainy: The puppeteer in the original story, although still intimidating, [[PetTheDog was talked out of burning Pinocchio and gave him some coins to help Geppetto out]]. In the film he's far more cruel and simply wants to exploit Pinocchio and states that he'll use him as firewood after he can't perform anymore.
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