History CrapsackWorld / WesternAnimation

19th Apr '18 8:34:59 AM IdumeanPatriot
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** The world in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'' is less crapsacky, as peace has been restored, but Republic City is pretty much the worst of the early 20th century's China, with poverty being rampant. The benders abused their power, and that caused the Equalist Revolution, which is pretty much a '''terrorist''' movement lead by a highly manipulative KnightTemplar and that manages to conquer Republic City. Afterwards, Amon is defeated and the Equalist movement is seemingly losing power, but the next season features [[EldritchAbomination evil spirits]] running rampant.

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** The world in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'' is less crapsacky, as peace has been restored, but Republic City is pretty much the worst of the early 20th century's China, resembles Depression America, or perhaps even Germany, with poverty being rampant. rampant and radical politics and popular unrest widespread. The benders [[SuperpoweredGenetics benders]] abused their power, and that caused the Equalist Revolution, which is pretty much a '''terrorist''' movement lead by a highly manipulative KnightTemplar and that manages to conquer Republic City. Afterwards, Amon is defeated and the Equalist movement is seemingly losing power, but the next season features [[EldritchAbomination evil spirits]] running rampant.
9th Apr '18 9:33:23 AM Bisected8
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* There's a reason why in ''WesternAnimation/{{Superjail}}'' business is always booming. The world is violent, cold and crime-filled everywhere. ''[[VirtueIsWeakness Do not show any signs of kindness]]'' or [[TheSocialDarwinist the predatory masses will see it as]] ''[[TheSocialDarwinist weakness]]''. You will be robbed and beaten savagely within ''seconds'' of giving a kind word. ''And that's just life outside the jail.'' Inside the jail, led by a RealityWarper PsychopathicManchild Warden, the inmates (thugs, terrorists, rapists and the occasional comedic - but still lethal - [[EvilOverlord supervillain]]) are brutally murdered by a killer robot, an overly-violent [=MtF=] {{transsexual}}, a MadScientist obsessed with HalfHumanHybrids and a couple of [[CreepyTwins alien twins]] who wreak havoc just ForTheEvulz.

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* There's a reason why in ''WesternAnimation/{{Superjail}}'' business is always booming. The world is violent, cold and crime-filled everywhere. ''[[VirtueIsWeakness Do not show any signs of kindness]]'' or [[TheSocialDarwinist the predatory masses will see it as]] ''[[TheSocialDarwinist weakness]]''. You will be robbed and beaten savagely within ''seconds'' of giving a kind word. ''And that's just life outside the jail.'' Inside the jail, led by a RealityWarper PsychopathicManchild Warden, the inmates (thugs, terrorists, rapists and the occasional comedic - but still lethal - [[EvilOverlord supervillain]]) are brutally murdered by a killer robot, an overly-violent [=MtF=] {{transsexual}}, {{Transgender}} woman, a MadScientist obsessed with HalfHumanHybrids and a couple of [[CreepyTwins alien twins]] who wreak havoc just ForTheEvulz.
6th Apr '18 1:32:57 PM Kissinger113
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** This is somewhat unintentional, as WordOfGod states that the world of ''Futurama'' was meant to be now, except with 1,000 years of more technology. [[FridgeHorror Does that mean our life]] [[CrapsaccharineWorld is crapsack too?!]]



* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' is the archetypal comedic CrapsackWorld: it's full of racism, violence, [[{{Jerkass}} jerks]], idiots, murder, and such.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' is the archetypal comedic CrapsackWorld: it's full of racism, violence, [[{{Jerkass}} jerks]], idiots, murder, and such.et cetera.
21st Feb '18 11:21:28 AM MsCC93
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** Everyone is a moron, a pervert, a {{Jerkass}}, a racist, abusive, greedy, violent, mentally ill, morally corrupt, or some combination of the above. [[{{Flanderization}} And it gets worse with each passing season.]] Peter was once a casual family man with a knack for making impulsive choices in his everyday life, often leading to him having to face the inevitable and deciding to set things right, has become a [[PsychopathicManchild manchild with an increasingly violent streak]] who [[KarmaHoudini consistently evades the law,]] frequently gets into unnecessary conflict with others (sometimes outright ''murdering'' them) and could possibly be the major instigator for the town's disharmony without any repercussions. Brian was a voice of reason amongst the nonsensical nature of the other characters until he turned into a huge SmallNameBigEgo and a jerkass, (at least in later seasons). Not to mention that he's so desperate for sex that he tries to get a hand job from a woman he knew for only 45 seconds and tries to have sex with high school teenagers. Joe seemed to be nice, probably since he moved from another town, but he's become more of a jerk too (This may be justified since rude and mean jokes about disabilities can turn the most sane person impatient). Although Meg can be a kind and she isn't a {{jerkass}}, she has rage issues, {{Yandere}} tendencies, and huge self-esteem problems (this was all brought on by the fact that she's the ButtMonkey, and significantly abused by her family as well as the townspeople). Also, the [[AdamWesting mayor]] is a [[CorruptPolitician corrupt]] [[AxCrazy lunatic]] who's gotten away with killing people in public, and a rapist is allowed to walk the streets and live like a normal person (presumably because he has an amusing CatchPhrase. Giggity giggity goo!). Bonnie used to be low-key, but she turned out to be a BitchInSheepsClothing who prioritizes her personal desires before her family, even abandoning her own daughter for a supposed life of excitement with Brian, and seems to be intent on murdering Joe. Even Cleveland Brown and his family turned out to be racist idiots who accused someone he knew for decades of a hate crime. [[FridgeHorror That's right, take away the humorous tone of the show, and]] ''Family Guy'' becomes creepier than ''Film/{{Gummo}}''.

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** Everyone is a moron, a pervert, a {{Jerkass}}, a racist, abusive, greedy, violent, mentally ill, morally corrupt, or some combination of the above. [[{{Flanderization}} And it gets worse with each passing season.]] Peter was once a casual family man with a knack for making impulsive choices in his everyday life, often leading to him having to face the inevitable and deciding to set things right, has become a [[PsychopathicManchild manchild with an increasingly violent streak]] who [[KarmaHoudini consistently evades the law,]] frequently gets into unnecessary conflict with others (sometimes outright ''murdering'' them) and could possibly be the major instigator for the town's disharmony without any repercussions. Brian was a voice of reason amongst the nonsensical nature of the other characters until he turned into a huge SmallNameBigEgo and a jerkass, (at least in later seasons). Not to mention that he's so desperate for sex that he tries to get a hand job from a woman he knew for only 45 seconds and tries to have sex with high school teenagers. Joe seemed to be nice, probably since he moved from another town, but he's become more of a jerk too (This may be justified since rude and mean jokes about disabilities can turn the most sane person impatient).too. Although Meg can be a kind and she isn't a {{jerkass}}, she has rage issues, {{Yandere}} tendencies, and huge self-esteem problems (this was all brought on by the fact that she's the ButtMonkey, and significantly abused by her family as well as the townspeople). Also, the [[AdamWesting mayor]] is a [[CorruptPolitician corrupt]] [[AxCrazy lunatic]] who's gotten away with killing people in public, and a rapist is allowed to walk the streets and live like a normal person (presumably because he has an amusing CatchPhrase. Giggity giggity goo!). Bonnie used to be low-key, but she turned out to be a BitchInSheepsClothing who prioritizes her personal desires before her family, even abandoning her own daughter for a supposed life of excitement with Brian, and seems to be intent on murdering Joe. Even Cleveland Brown and his family turned out to be racist idiots who accused someone he knew for decades of a hate crime. [[FridgeHorror That's right, take away the humorous tone of the show, and]] ''Family Guy'' becomes creepier than ''Film/{{Gummo}}''.
8th Jan '18 2:07:53 AM Shadowgazer
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** Everyone is a moron, a pervert, a {{Jerkass}}, a racist, abusive, greedy, violent, mentally ill, morally corrupt, or some combination of the above. [[{{Flanderization}} And it gets worse with each passing season.]] Peter was once a casual family man with a knack for making impulsive choices in his everyday life, often leading to him having to face the inevitable and deciding to set things right, has become a [[PsychopathicManchild manchild with an increasingly violent streak]] who [[KarmaHoudini consistently evades the law,]] frequently gets into unnecessary conflict with others (sometimes outright ''murdering'' them) and could possibly be the major instigator for the town's disharmony without any repercussions. Brian was a voice of reason amongst the nonsensical nature of the other characters until he turned into a huge SmallNameBigEgo and a jerkass, (at least in later seasons). Not to mention that he's so desperate for sex that he tries to get a hand job from a woman he knew for only 45 seconds and tries to have sex with high school teenagers. Joe used to be nice, probably since he moved from another town, but he's become more of a jerk too (This may be justified since rude and mean jokes about disabilities can turn the most sane person impatient). Although Meg has a kind heart and she isn't a {{jerkass}}, she has rage issues, {{Yandere}} tendencies, and huge self-esteem problems (this was all brought on by the fact that she's the ButtMonkey, and significantly abused by her family as well as the townspeople). Also, the [[AdamWesting mayor]] is a [[CorruptPolitician corrupt]] [[AxCrazy lunatic]] who's gotten away with killing people in public, and a rapist is allowed to walk the streets and live like a normal person (presumably because he has an amusing CatchPhrase. Giggity giggity goo!). Bonnie used to be kind hearted, but she turned out to be a BitchInSheepsClothing who prioritizes her personal desires before her family, even abandoning her own daughter for a supposed life of excitement with Brian, and seems to be intent on murdering Joe. Even Cleveland Brown and his family turned out to be racist idiots who accused someone he knew for decades of a hate crime. [[FridgeHorror That's right, take away the humorous tone of the show, and]] ''Family Guy'' becomes creepier than ''Film/{{Gummo}}''.

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** Everyone is a moron, a pervert, a {{Jerkass}}, a racist, abusive, greedy, violent, mentally ill, morally corrupt, or some combination of the above. [[{{Flanderization}} And it gets worse with each passing season.]] Peter was once a casual family man with a knack for making impulsive choices in his everyday life, often leading to him having to face the inevitable and deciding to set things right, has become a [[PsychopathicManchild manchild with an increasingly violent streak]] who [[KarmaHoudini consistently evades the law,]] frequently gets into unnecessary conflict with others (sometimes outright ''murdering'' them) and could possibly be the major instigator for the town's disharmony without any repercussions. Brian was a voice of reason amongst the nonsensical nature of the other characters until he turned into a huge SmallNameBigEgo and a jerkass, (at least in later seasons). Not to mention that he's so desperate for sex that he tries to get a hand job from a woman he knew for only 45 seconds and tries to have sex with high school teenagers. Joe used seemed to be nice, probably since he moved from another town, but he's become more of a jerk too (This may be justified since rude and mean jokes about disabilities can turn the most sane person impatient). Although Meg has can be a kind heart and she isn't a {{jerkass}}, she has rage issues, {{Yandere}} tendencies, and huge self-esteem problems (this was all brought on by the fact that she's the ButtMonkey, and significantly abused by her family as well as the townspeople). Also, the [[AdamWesting mayor]] is a [[CorruptPolitician corrupt]] [[AxCrazy lunatic]] who's gotten away with killing people in public, and a rapist is allowed to walk the streets and live like a normal person (presumably because he has an amusing CatchPhrase. Giggity giggity goo!). Bonnie used to be kind hearted, low-key, but she turned out to be a BitchInSheepsClothing who prioritizes her personal desires before her family, even abandoning her own daughter for a supposed life of excitement with Brian, and seems to be intent on murdering Joe. Even Cleveland Brown and his family turned out to be racist idiots who accused someone he knew for decades of a hate crime. [[FridgeHorror That's right, take away the humorous tone of the show, and]] ''Family Guy'' becomes creepier than ''Film/{{Gummo}}''.



* The world of ''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'' ,with emphasis given on Stormalong Harbour, is a grim, dystopian place plagued by violence, diseases, dinginess, poverty, a doctor who is a high-functioning madman, corrupt officials and jerks who can be riled up to a mob at an alarming rate. To be fair, that's a fairly realistic depiction of 17th century piracy and ADVENTURE! only in a blend of modern time.

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* The world of ''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'' ,with emphasis given on ''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'', with special mention going to Stormalong Harbour, is a grim, dystopian place plagued by violence, diseases, dinginess, poverty, a doctor who is a high-functioning madman, corrupt officials and jerks who can be riled up to a mob at an alarming rate. To be fair, that's a fairly realistic depiction of 17th century piracy and ADVENTURE! only in a blend of modern time.
7th Jan '18 2:13:18 AM annette12
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* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' is full of [[{{Jerkass}} jerks]], [[TooDumbToLive idiots]], [[AxCrazy psychopaths]], and horror villains in general. The only seemingly decent characters are Muriel who is herself [[TooDumbToLive dumber than sin]] and the titular dog Courage the only moderately sane and reasonable main character.

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* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' is full of [[{{Jerkass}} jerks]], [[TooDumbToLive idiots]], [[AxCrazy psychopaths]], and horror villains in general. The only seemingly decent characters are Muriel Muriel, who is herself [[TooDumbToLive dumber than sin]] oblivious but very likable, and the titular dog Courage Courage, the only moderately sane and reasonable main character.
7th Jan '18 1:38:04 AM WKennedy334
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* After TheMovie, Bikini Bottom from ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' may qualify. Bikini Bottom, as shown, is a city full of grumpy people, manchildren, {{Jerkass}}es, [[TooStupidToLive idiots]] and even [[FantasticRacism extreme racist]]s, hating mammalian species (like squirrels) and even other aquatic inhabitants by skin color (see the episode "Sun Bleached").
** To elaborate on the "Sun Bleached" note, in that episode the Bikini Bottomites, after getting tanned, start discriminating against others by their shade of tan. Something that '''can be gained by lying out in the sun.'''
3rd Jan '18 8:13:22 AM Shadowgazer
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* The French cartoon ''The Bear's Island'' (French: ''L'Île Aux Ours''): takes place in a very unfriendly and inhospitable world that is pretty much at the mercy of the [[BigBadDuumvirate Four Elements]], four capricious and petty deities whose whims and attempts to seize more power cause catastrophic damage. Apart from the serene Rabbit's island no place is safe and travelling is always dangerous not only because of those cataclysms but also because of pirates. In the country that we see slavery is legal and that's what pirates do with survivors, sell them to the slave market. There is also at least one psychopathic scientist who conducts painful experiments on the unlucky animals that are abroad.

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* The French cartoon ''The Bear's Island'' (French: ''L'Île Aux Ours''): takes place in a very unfriendly and inhospitable world that is pretty much at the mercy of the [[BigBadDuumvirate Four Elements]], four capricious and petty deities whose whims and attempts to seize more power cause catastrophic and deadly damage. Apart from the serene Rabbit's island no place is safe and travelling is always dangerous not only because of those cataclysms but also because of pirates. In lurking pirates who sell prisoners to the slave market since in the big country that we see appears slavery is legal and that's what pirates do with survivors, sell them to the slave market. legal. There is also at least one psychopathic psycho scientist who lives in an isolated laboratory perched upon a rocky island and who conducts painful experiments on the unlucky animals that are he captures who dared to travel abroad.



* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' is full of [[{{Jerkass}} jerks]], [[TooDumbToLive idiots]], [[AxCrazy psychopaths]], and horror villains in general. The only seemingly decent characters are Muriel and the titular dog.

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* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' is full of [[{{Jerkass}} jerks]], [[TooDumbToLive idiots]], [[AxCrazy psychopaths]], and horror villains in general. The only seemingly decent characters are Muriel who is herself [[TooDumbToLive dumber than sin]] and the titular dog.dog Courage the only moderately sane and reasonable main character.



* The world of ''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'' is a grim, dystopian place plagued by violence, diseases, and jerks.
** To be fair, that's a fairly realistic depiction of 17th century piracy and ADVENTURE! only in a blend of modern time.

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* The world of ''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'' ,with emphasis given on Stormalong Harbour, is a grim, dystopian place plagued by violence, diseases, dinginess, poverty, a doctor who is a high-functioning madman, corrupt officials and jerks.
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jerks who can be riled up to a mob at an alarming rate. To be fair, that's a fairly realistic depiction of 17th century piracy and ADVENTURE! only in a blend of modern time.
28th Dec '17 9:33:50 AM annette12
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** With the deadliest diseases in the world. As any long-time fan of ''South Park'' knows, in the eponymous town, the more common diseases like the cold and flu don't exist. When a character gets sick, it's '''''always''''', and we ''do'' mean '''''always''''' with one of those terminal life-threatening diseases that land you in the hospital. Without NegativeContinuity, the place would be heading into "Life After People" territory.
*** A minor case of FridgeBrilliance? In the early seasons, going to Hell's Pass Hospital for a non-life threatening condition, e.g. for a [[Series/{{Seinfeld}} tonsillectomy or a hernia operation]] would indeed have killed you.
*** [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking Except for SARS. Untreated, you only have a 98% chance of surviving]].
** Even worse is how only Mormons go to Heaven and that no matter what anyone does in their life, they'll go to Hell for not being Mormon. Gandhi is in the same place as ''Hitler''.
*** [[AHellOfATime But all the condos are great and there is a luau every Saturday]], and Heaven is portrayed as so boring that only Mormons would enjoy it anyway.

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** With the deadliest diseases in the world. As any long-time fan of ''South Park'' knows, in the eponymous town, the more common diseases like the cold and flu don't exist. When a character gets sick, it's '''''always''''', and we ''do'' mean '''''always''''' with one of those terminal life-threatening diseases that land you in the hospital. Without NegativeContinuity, the place would be heading into "Life After People" territory.
*** A minor case of FridgeBrilliance?
territory. In the early seasons, going to Hell's Pass Hospital for a non-life threatening condition, e.g. for a [[Series/{{Seinfeld}} tonsillectomy or a hernia operation]] would indeed have killed you.
*** [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking Except for SARS. Untreated, you only have a 98% chance of surviving]].
** Even worse is how only Only Mormons go to Heaven and that no matter what anyone does in their life, they'll go to Hell for not being Mormon. Gandhi is in the same place as ''Hitler''.
*** ** [[AHellOfATime But all All the condos are great and there is a luau every Saturday]], and Heaven is portrayed as so boring that only Mormons would enjoy it anyway.



*** Any place that has [[KnightTemplarParent Kyle's mom]] isn't likely to be a fun place either. Who [[DisproportionateRetribution declares war with Canada over a]] [[ShowWithinAShow movie]]?
*** She has gotten better over time. It's the rest of the parents who lack common sense that can make living in South Park hell.

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*** ** Any place that has [[KnightTemplarParent Kyle's mom]] isn't likely to be a fun place either. Who [[DisproportionateRetribution declares war with Canada over a]] [[ShowWithinAShow movie]]?
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movie]]? She has gotten better over time. It's the rest of the parents who lack common sense that can make living in South Park hell.
28th Dec '17 9:30:28 AM annette12
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* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' is full of [[{{Jerkass}} jerks]], [[TooDumbToLive idiots]], [[AxCrazy psychopaths]], and horror in general.

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* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' is full of [[{{Jerkass}} jerks]], [[TooDumbToLive idiots]], [[AxCrazy psychopaths]], and horror villains in general.general. The only seemingly decent characters are Muriel and the titular dog.



*** Ed is only going along with what Eddy because he's either LethallyStupid, a CloudCuckooLander who can't tell right from wrong, or ObfuscatingStupidity at the cost of other people's pain and tons of property damage. If that's not enough, he is constantly physically harassed by his ''little'' sister for the pettiest of reasons, if any. His mother does nothing to stop her, and instead punishes/neglects Ed while his father doesn't seem to care either way.
*** Edd is an ExtremeDoormat FragileFlower who tries to steer Eddy on the right path, [[NoRespectGuy with no luck.]] Despite being the nicest of the Eds, he's still treated the same way by all of the other Kids. Beyond that, his parents are almost never home, communicating to him through sticky notes.

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*** Ed is only going along with what Eddy because he's either LethallyStupid, a CloudCuckooLander {{Cloudcuckoolander}} who can't tell right from wrong, or ObfuscatingStupidity at the cost of other people's pain and tons of property damage. If that's not enough, he is constantly physically harassed by his ''little'' sister for the pettiest of reasons, if any. His mother does nothing to stop her, and instead punishes/neglects Ed while his father doesn't seem to care either way.
*** Edd is an ExtremeDoormat FragileFlower TheConscience who tries to steer Eddy on the right path, [[NoRespectGuy with no luck.]] Despite being the nicest of the Eds, he's still treated the same way by all of the other Kids. Beyond that, his parents are almost never home, communicating to him through sticky notes.



*** Sarah is an EnfanteTerrible who dishes out [[CurbStompBattle Curb-Stomp Battles]] to her brother (sometimes Eddy and Jonny) for ''just existing.''
*** Jimmy may seem like an even worse FragileFlower than Edd, but he's really a BitchInSheepsClothing who gave the biggest case of DisproportionateRetribution to the Eds on the show.

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*** Sarah is an EnfanteTerrible who dishes out [[CurbStompBattle Curb-Stomp Battles]] to her brother (sometimes Eddy and (and sometimes the other Eds or Jonny) for ''just existing.''
*** Jimmy may seem like an even worse FragileFlower more of a sensitive kid than Edd, but he's really a BitchInSheepsClothing who gave the biggest case of DisproportionateRetribution to the Eds on the show.



*** Jonny 2X4 is just an innocent CloudCuckooLander. But his NotSoImaginaryFriend [[ADogNamedDog Plank]] has convinced him to do terrible things to the Eds.

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*** Jonny 2X4 is just an innocent CloudCuckooLander.{{Cloudcuckoolander}}. But his NotSoImaginaryFriend [[ADogNamedDog Plank]] has convinced him to do terrible things to the Eds.



*** Kevin is the worst. A textbook example of a JerkJock who messes with the Eds more than the other Kids, usually with little to no reason. But it doesn't stop there. He's also a complete {{Jerkass}} to Jimmy and Jonny because he finds them pathetic.

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*** Kevin is the worst. A a textbook example of a JerkJock who messes with the Eds more than the other Kids, usually sometimes with little to no reason. But it doesn't stop there. reason DependingOnTheWriter. He's also sometimes a complete {{Jerkass}} to Jimmy and Jonny because he finds them pathetic.
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