History Disney / WreckItRalph

11th Aug '17 3:18:45 AM StFan
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* ThereWasADoor: As per his nature, Ralph crashes through a lot of walls in this movie. His ability to do this actually factors into the plan Vanellope cooks up and [[spoiler: it makes breaking her and Felix out of the fungeon a breeze.]]
* [[ThisIsForEmphasisBitch This Is For Emphasis, Glitch!]]: End of the line, ''glitch''!

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* ThereWasADoor: As per his nature, Ralph crashes through a lot of walls in this movie. His ability to do this actually factors into the plan Vanellope cooks up and [[spoiler: it [[spoiler:it makes breaking her and Felix out of the fungeon a breeze.]]
* [[ThisIsForEmphasisBitch This Is For Emphasis, Glitch!]]: End ThisIsForEmphasisBitch: "End of the line, ''glitch''!''glitch''!"
10th Aug '17 4:33:42 PM E1craZ4life
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* [[ThisIsForEmphasisBitch This Is For Emphasis, Glitch!]]: End of the line, ''glitch''!
5th Aug '17 8:00:47 PM MyFinalEdits
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** Don't forget King Candy asking Ralph if he's "going Turbo".

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** Don't forget King Candy asking Ralph if he's "going Turbo".Turbo", since [[spoiler:that's what he himself did when he ''was'' Turbo]].
5th Aug '17 7:34:11 PM lorgskyegon
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** Don't forget King Candy asking Ralph if he's "going Turbo".
3rd Aug '17 8:03:00 AM NovaSeaker
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** Sgt. Calhoun mentions during ''Hero's Duty'' that the Cy-Bugs [[YouAreWhoYouEat become what they eat]]. One of them eats Ralph's gun and then makes it part of its body, using the gun against him. [[spoiler:In the climax, King Candy gets eaten by a Cy-Bug, causing [[AssimilationBackfire the Cy-Bug becomes him]]]].

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** Sgt. Calhoun mentions during ''Hero's Duty'' that the Cy-Bugs [[YouAreWhoYouEat become what they eat]]. One of them eats Ralph's gun and then makes it part of its body, using the gun against him. [[spoiler:In the climax, King Candy gets eaten by a Cy-Bug, causing [[AssimilationBackfire the Cy-Bug becomes to become him]]]].
30th Jul '17 5:53:23 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* BugWar: The main conflict in ''Hero's Duty''.

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* BugWar: The main conflict in ''Hero's Duty''.Duty'' is a squad of SpaceMarines fighting giant alien bug creatures to stop them from eating all intelligent life in the universe.



* GoodIsNotNice: Central to Calhoun's character. Subverted in Felix's case: a good guy and ''also'' almost painfully nice.

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* GoodIsNotNice: Central to Calhoun's character. Subverted character is the idea that she is fighting for "humanity's freedom" and also a rough-mannered SergeantRock. It is averted in Felix's case: a good guy and ''also'' almost painfully nice.



* InspirationallyDisadvantaged: A refreshing aversion. There are those who see Vanellope's glitching as equivalent to a disability (she even calls it "pixlexsia".) However, she's also a well-developed character and accepts her glitch without Narm. In fact, she ultimately [[spoiler: incorporates the glitch-teleport into her post-reset code it has become part of her identity, and also because she turned it into a really cool superpower.]]

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* InspirationallyDisadvantaged: A refreshing aversion. There are those who see Vanellope's glitching as equivalent to a disability (she even calls it "pixlexsia".) However, she's also a well-developed character and accepts her glitch without Narm. In fact, she ultimately [[spoiler: incorporates the glitch-teleport into her post-reset code since it has become part of her identity, and also because she turned it into a really cool superpower.]]



* InsultOfEndearment: Ralph and Vanellope start using these after a while.

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* InsultOfEndearment: Ralph and Vanellope start using these after a while.while, such as "admiral fart feathers" for Vanellope and "stinkbrain" for Ralph.



* IntergenerationalFriendship: Ralph and Vanellope not only look like they are vastly different ages but their game cabinets have a 15 year age different. They strike up a LikeBrotherAndSister relationship.

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* IntergenerationalFriendship: Ralph and Vanellope not only look like they are vastly different ages but their game cabinets have a 15 year age different.difference. They strike up a LikeBrotherAndSister relationship.



* StopCopyingMe: Ralph gets into one of these with Vanellope which highlights the latter's brattiness (and the in-coming LikeBrotherAndSister relationship) She only stops when she spots his medal.

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* StopCopyingMe: Ralph gets into one of these with Vanellope which highlights the latter's brattiness (and the in-coming LikeBrotherAndSister relationship) She only stops when she spots his medal. relationship).
29th Jul '17 1:11:33 PM GrammarNavi
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* ClassicCheatCode: King Candy uses the Konami Code (entered through a NintendoEntertainmentSystem controller, no less) to access the source code for ''Sugar Rush''.

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* ClassicCheatCode: King Candy uses the Konami Code (entered through a NintendoEntertainmentSystem UsefulNotes/NintendoEntertainmentSystem controller, no less) to access the source code for ''Sugar Rush''.
28th Jul '17 2:41:33 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* RedOniBlueOni: Ralph and Felix respectively. Their clothes are even ColorCodedForYourConvenience.

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* RedOniBlueOni: Ralph and Felix respectively. Their Passionate and mellow, implusive and long-term thinking, their clothes are even ColorCodedForYourConvenience.



* ResetButton: [[spoiler:All the damage caused by Turbo and the Cy-Bugs to ''Sugar Rush'' is undone when Vanellope crosses the finish line, adding her character to the next day's roster. This turns out to return everyone's memories that Turbo had locked up -- but they remember what they'd done while they were brainwashed. See RippleEffectProofMemory below.]]

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* ResetButton: [[spoiler:All the damage caused by Turbo and the Cy-Bugs to ''Sugar Rush'' is undone when Vanellope crosses the finish line, adding her character to the next day's roster. This turns out to return also returns everyone's memories that Turbo had locked up -- but they remember what they'd done while they were brainwashed. See RippleEffectProofMemory below.]]



* RippleEffectProofMemory: When Vanellope crosses the finish line the game resets, reverting all the damage done by the Cy-Bugs. Despite this, everyone still remembers how things were before -- no-one's actual memories are reset as you would expect in a resetting computer program in RealLife.

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* RippleEffectProofMemory: [[spoiler: When Vanellope crosses the finish line the game resets, reverting all the damage done by the Cy-Bugs. Despite this, everyone still remembers how things were before -- no-one's actual memories are reset as you would expect in a resetting computer program in RealLife. This implies that nothing was "removed" but rather their memories were restored and Vanellope was reconnected.]]



* RooflessRenovation: What Ralph does to the Niceland apartments before Felix Jr. fixes them.

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* RooflessRenovation: What Ralph does to breaks the Niceland apartments from above before Felix Jr. fixes them.



* ScreamsLikeALittleGirl: Markowski, when he sees a cockroach. Bonus points for doing this ''right after'' declaring that "only the bravest" serve in Calhoun's squad. It's a little understandable once it's shown exactly what kind of "bugs" he faces down in ''Hero's Duty'' time and time again.

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* ScreamsLikeALittleGirl: Markowski, Markowski does this when he sees a cockroach. Bonus points for doing this ''right after'' declaring that "only the bravest" serve in Calhoun's squad. It's a little understandable once it's shown exactly what kind of "bugs" he faces down in ''Hero's Duty'' time and time again.



* SignatureMove: Even after everything is over, Vanellope keeps her glitchy teleporting ability, and it's implied the players love it. Given that players can glitch-teleport near the finish line, why wouldn't they?

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* SignatureMove: Even after everything is over, Vanellope keeps her glitchy teleporting ability, and it's implied Ralph says that the players love it. Given that players can glitch-teleport near the finish line, why wouldn't they?



* SleepCute: Vanellope as she shows Ralph how she tucks herself into bed using candy wrappers as blankets.

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* SleepCute: *SlapstickKnowsNoGender: Both Ralph and Vanellope as she shows Ralph how she tucks herself into bed using candy wrappers as blankets.get AmusingInjuries during the latter's TrainingMontage.



* TheSquadette: Calhoun.

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* %%* TheSquadette: Calhoun.



* StatuesqueStunner: Calhoun is actually ''even taller'' than Ralph, who's supposed to be nine feet tall. See [[http://external.ak.fbcdn.net/safe_image.php?d=AQCexX-MpjiHBKpK&url=http%3A%2F%2Fvthumb.ak.fbcdn.net%2Fhvthumb-ak-snc7%2Fs960x960%2F410367_857839920119_857838218529_53528_1493_b.jpg this pic]] for reference. Of course, Ralph clearly isn't that tall, otherwise he'd dwarf most everyone at the Bad-Anon meeting (though wider, he certainly isn't much taller than they are), making the height discrepancy a [[UnitsNotToScale technical limitation of his game]] (hence why Felix is not much taller than Vanellope). Calhoun's own height naturally comes from the high resolution of her game (relative to the small 8-bit characters) and the various characters she draws from, all statuesque themselves.
* StatusQuoIsGod: A Nicelander landlord tries to invoke this, presumably when Ralph suggests to mix things up in the game so he plays the good guy. [[VideoGame/MortalKombat Kano]] even states as such during the Bad Guy meeting ("[[{{Foreshadowing}} You can't mess with the program]], Ralph."). In the end, [[spoiler:Ralph returns to his role as a bad guy, but is happy that he's been the good guy for once (and fixed something, to boot), has earned the respect and generosity of Felix and the Nicelanders, and is able to see Vanellope each time a round is completed (a.k.a. when the Nicelanders throw him off the building)]].

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* StatuesqueStunner: Calhoun is actually ''even taller'' than Ralph, who's supposed to be nine feet tall. See [[http://external.ak.fbcdn.net/safe_image.php?d=AQCexX-MpjiHBKpK&url=http%3A%2F%2Fvthumb.ak.fbcdn.net%2Fhvthumb-ak-snc7%2Fs960x960%2F410367_857839920119_857838218529_53528_1493_b.jpg this pic]] for reference. Of course, Ralph clearly isn't that tall, otherwise he'd dwarf most everyone at the Bad-Anon meeting (though wider, he certainly isn't much taller than they are), making the height discrepancy a [[UnitsNotToScale technical limitation of his game]] (hence why Felix is not much taller than Vanellope). Calhoun's own height naturally comes from the high resolution of her game (relative to the small 8-bit characters) and the various characters she draws from, all statuesque themselves.
* StatusQuoIsGod: A Nicelander landlord tries to invoke this, presumably when Ralph suggests to mix things up in the game so he plays the good guy. [[VideoGame/MortalKombat Kano]] even states as such during the Bad Guy meeting ("[[{{Foreshadowing}} You can't mess with the program]], Ralph."). In the end, [[spoiler:Ralph returns to his role as a bad guy, but is happy that he's been the good guy for once (and fixed something, to boot), has earned the respect and generosity of Felix and the Nicelanders, and is able to see Vanellope racing with a player each time a round is completed (a.k.a. when the Nicelanders throw him off the building)]].



* StopCopyingMe: Ralph gets into one of these with Vanellope.

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* StopCopyingMe: Ralph gets into one of these with Vanellope.Vanellope which highlights the latter's brattiness (and the in-coming LikeBrotherAndSister relationship) She only stops when she spots his medal.



* SugarApocalypse: [[spoiler:[[TheSwarm The Cy-Bugs completely overrun]] Sugar Rush, forcing an evacuation of all of its residents (except for Vanellope, who is a glitch and cannot physically leave) and almost annihilating their world.]]
* SugarBowl: The ''Sugar Rush'' game, full stop. [[spoiler:[[CrapsaccharineWorld Or so it appears]]...]].
* SupernormalBindings: After Vanellope is captured by King Candy and thrown in his Fungeon she's shown in an enormous shackle labeled "100% glitch-proof".

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* SugarApocalypse: [[spoiler:[[TheSwarm The Cy-Bugs completely overrun]] Sugar Rush, forcing an evacuation of all of its residents (except for Vanellope, who is a glitch and cannot physically leave) and almost annihilating wrecking their world.]]
* SugarBowl: The ''Sugar Rush'' game, full stop. [[spoiler:[[CrapsaccharineWorld Or so game is a bright and cheerful world of candy where cute little kids race mini-karts. [[spoiler: It is more CrapsaccharineWorld under King Candy's rule but it appears]]...]].
is implied that is was a genuine example when Princess Vanellope reigned, and will be again]]
* SupernormalBindings: [[spoiler: After Vanellope is captured by King Candy and thrown in his Fungeon she's shown in an enormous shackle labeled "100% glitch-proof".]]



* TakeAThirdOption: When faced with the SadisticChoice of either letting Vanellope race and possibly have Sugar Rush shut down OR save her life by destroying her kart, he initially goes for the second option until he comes to realize there there may be a third option: trying to fix her glitching. The plan doesn't come to fruition though.

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* TakeAThirdOption: When faced with the SadisticChoice of [[spoiler: either letting Vanellope race and possibly have Sugar Rush shut down OR save her life by destroying her kart, he initially goes for the second option until he comes to realize there there may be a third option: trying to fix her glitching. The This plan doesn't come to fruition though.is successful.]]



** Earlier, when Felix enters ''Hero's Duty'', Calhoun refuses to believe that Ralph made it into the game, stating that "nothing gets past me." We then hear sounds coming from the tower (which Ralph is climbing) directly afterward.

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** Earlier, when When Felix enters ''Hero's Duty'', Calhoun refuses to believe that Ralph made it into the game, stating that "nothing gets past me." We then hear sounds coming from the tower (which Ralph is climbing) directly afterward.



* ThereWasADoor: As per his nature, Ralph crashes through a lot of walls in this movie. His ability to do this actually factors into the plan Vanellope cooks up.

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* ThereWasADoor: As per his nature, Ralph crashes through a lot of walls in this movie. His ability to do this actually factors into the plan Vanellope cooks up.up and [[spoiler: it makes breaking her and Felix out of the fungeon a breeze.]]



* TinyGuyHugeGirl: Felix and Calhoun.

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* TinyGuyHugeGirl: Calhoun is tall enough to be eye-level Felix and Calhoun.a hypothetical twin standing on his shoulders. He has to make a big jump to kiss her check.



* ToughLove: Ralph [[spoiler:destroys Vanellope's kart in order to stop her from racing and save her life]], despite knowing how much it will hurt her and ruin their friendship. Subverted when [[spoiler:King Candy pretends he's trying to protect Vanellope]], but later is revealed to be actually lying.

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* ToughLove: Ralph [[spoiler:destroys Vanellope's kart in order to stop her from racing and save her life]], despite knowing how much it will hurt her and ruin their friendship. Subverted This is subverted when [[spoiler:King Candy pretends he's trying to protect Vanellope]], but later is revealed to be actually lying.



* TrainingMontage: Vanellope learning how to drive.
* TrapDoor: The way Fix-It Felix Jr. is captured by King Candy.
* TraumaButton: the love-struck Felix calls Calhoun "Dynamite Gal". Unluckily, that happens to be her late fiance's AffectionateNickname for her, and she throws him out of the craft.

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* TrainingMontage: Vanellope learning how to drive.
drive last for several scenes and one song "shut up and drive".
* TrapDoor: The way Fix-It Felix Jr. is captured by King Candy.
Candy is a handy hole under the doormat.
* TraumaButton: the The love-struck Felix calls Calhoun "Dynamite Gal". Unluckily, that happens to be her late fiance's AffectionateNickname for her, and she throws him out of the craft.



* {{Troperiffic}}: Just look at the size of this page!

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* {{Troperiffic}}: Just look at the size of this page!page; it took you a while to get this far down, didn't it? Since this is a movie about video games as a whole, it is appropriate.
28th Jul '17 1:59:01 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* InspirationallyDisadvantaged: A refreshing aversion. There are those who see Vanellope's glitching as equivalent to a disability (she even calls it "pixlexsia".) However, she's also a well-developed character and accepts her glitch without Narm. In fact, she ultimately [[spoiler:decides to keep her glitch because it improves her racing, even though finishing a race would've normally meant getting rid of it.]]

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* InspirationallyDisadvantaged: A refreshing aversion. There are those who see Vanellope's glitching as equivalent to a disability (she even calls it "pixlexsia".) However, she's also a well-developed character and accepts her glitch without Narm. In fact, she ultimately [[spoiler:decides to keep [[spoiler: incorporates the glitch-teleport into her glitch post-reset code it has become part of her identity, and also because she turned it improves her racing, even though finishing into a race would've normally meant getting rid of it.really cool superpower.]]



* IntelligibleUnintelligible: Q*bert, with Felix having to translate.

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* IntelligibleUnintelligible: Q*bert, Q*bert speaks but not with words so Felix having has to translate.



* IntergenerationalFriendship: Ralph and Vanellope.

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* IntergenerationalFriendship: Ralph and Vanellope.Vanellope not only look like they are vastly different ages but their game cabinets have a 15 year age different. They strike up a LikeBrotherAndSister relationship.



* IronicEcho: "Have some candy!"

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* IronicEcho: "Have some candy!"candy!" [[spoiler: First it is King Candy giving his subjects literal candy, then it becomes a PreAsskickingOneLiner during a race and then it becomes lethal when he fights Ralph in the climax.]]



** It also has this when Vanellope shows off her kart, the "Lickety-Split", which is notably less impressive than the other racers'.

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** It also has this when Vanellope shows off her kart, the "Lickety-Split", which is notably less impressive than the other racers'.



** Gene and Vanellope accuse Ralph of this.
** [[spoiler:Turbo/King Candy's motivation]].

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** Gene and Vanellope accuse Ralph of this.
thinking only of himself because he abandons both of them for a medal.
** [[spoiler:Turbo/King Candy's motivation]].motivation is hogging attention to the point that both his and the other game are unplugged]].



** Played with. King Candy's reasons for preventing Vanellope from racing are legitimate -- if people think the game is glitchy, the game will be unplugged. Van being a glitch, she won't be able to escape to Game Central like the rest meaning she'll die. [[spoiler:Of course, while the sentiment is true (no-one wants a glitchy game, she can't escape and would die, etc.), King Candy has ulterior motives and reasons for stopping her since it would unravel his [[LongGame long con]], and he is the reason she is a glitch, instead of himself. Her glitching ultimately turns out to be a (possibly intentional) GoodBadBug]].

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** Played with. King Candy's reasons for preventing Vanellope from racing are legitimate -- if people think the game is glitchy, the game will be unplugged. Van being a glitch, she won't be able to escape to Game Central Station like the rest meaning she'll die. [[spoiler:Of course, while the sentiment is true (no-one wants a glitchy game, she can't escape and would die, etc.), King Candy has ulterior motives and reasons for stopping her since it would unravel his [[LongGame long con]], and he is the reason she is a glitch, instead of himself. Her glitching ultimately turns out to be a (possibly intentional) GoodBadBug]].



* JustTheFirstCitizen: [[spoiler:Vanellope]] ends up as this, after renouncing the throne and crown.

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* JustTheFirstCitizen: [[spoiler:Vanellope]] ends up as this, after renouncing the throne and crown.crown and settling for "president" instead.



* KillScreen: The arcade version of ''Fix-It Felix'' has one when you hit 39 levels. And TheStinger after the end credits.

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* KillScreen: The arcade version of ''Fix-It Felix'' has one when you hit 39 levels. And There's also TheStinger after the end credits.



* KneelBeforeFrodo: The other racers after [[spoiler:they remember that Vanellope was their princess]].

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* KneelBeforeFrodo: The other racers are quick to humble themselves after [[spoiler:they remember that Vanellope was their princess]].



* LikeBrotherAndSister: WordOfGod says that Ralph and Vanellope are this.

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* LikeBrotherAndSister: WordOfGod says that Ralph and Vanellope are this. It can be seen as a hyperactive little girl badgering her big brother to play with her because she likes spending time with and annoying him and him indulging her because he likes to spend time with her as well even if he is annoyed by her brattish behaviors (like mimicking him). The VolleyingInsults is certainly sibling like.



%%* LoveAtFirstPunch: Felix and Calhoun.
* LoveAtFirstSight: Felix becomes enamored with Calhoun.

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%%* * LoveAtFirstPunch: Felix and Calhoun.
gets googly eyes at Calhoun immediately after she decks him
* LoveAtFirstSight: Felix becomes enamored with Calhoun.Calhoun as soon as he gets a good look at her "high definition".



* MacGuffin: The ''Hero's Duty'' Medal. [[spoiler:It represents Ralph's shallow wish for fulfillment of his desires, but ultimately proves to be an illusion, a lie which causes great damage to be done both to Ralph's own game and to all the games he's visited. And it is only after Ralph rejects that lie (i.e. throwing it against the game screen) that he discovers King Candy's deception (the "Out Of Order" sign taped on the other side of the screen falls off and reveals Vanellope is on the side of the Sugar Rush cabinet]]) and the way to correct his mistakes and become the person he truly wants to be.

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* MacGuffin: The ''Hero's Duty'' Medal.Medal is the initial catalyst to the movie's plot and possession of it drives a significant chunk of the conflict. [[spoiler:It represents Ralph's shallow wish for fulfillment of his desires, but ultimately proves to be an illusion, a lie which causes great damage to be done both to Ralph's own game and to all the games he's visited. And it is only after Ralph rejects that lie (i.e. throwing it against the game screen) that he discovers King Candy's deception (the "Out Of Order" sign taped on the other side of the screen falls off and reveals Vanellope is on the side of the Sugar Rush cabinet]]) cabinet. At this point, it ceases to be relevant and is never seen again.]]) and the way to correct his mistakes and become the person he truly wants to be.



* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: Calhoun and Felix.
* MassiveMultiplayerCrossover: Arcade machine characters regularly visit other machines and interact on a daily basis. It's usually discouraged, since dying outside of one's own arcade machine is a permanent death. In a slightly meta example, ''Fix-It Felix Jr.'' becomes host to various arcade characters out of a job after the events of the film, making it popular in the arcade by players who think it's a retro throwback to old arcade games.

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* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: Calhoun and Felix.
Felix; the former is a harden military veteran with no use for tender feelings while the former is a sensitive and soft-spoken repairman.
* MassiveMultiplayerCrossover: Arcade machine characters regularly visit other machines and interact on a daily basis. It's usually discouraged, Characters are advised to be careful when doing this since dying outside of one's own arcade machine is a permanent death. In a slightly meta example, ''Fix-It Felix Jr.'' becomes host to various arcade characters out of a job after the events of the film, making it popular in the arcade by players who think it's a retro throwback to old arcade games.



* MeaningfulEcho: See the BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad pledge.

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* MeaningfulEcho: See the BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad pledge.Bad Anon Affirmation; [[spoiler: Ralph recites it in the climax because he has come to believe it.]]



* MoralDissonance: Some see Vanellope's lack of caring if her "glitching" [[spoiler:gets Sugar Rush unplugged if she races as this]]. It could follow this was a knee-jerk reaction to [[spoiler:a) getting that close to living her dream as a racer, and b) feeling that Ralph double-crossed her for talking with King Candy]].
* MortonsFork: ''Sugar Rush''[='s=] daily roster is determined nightly with a race. Contestants have to buy their way in with coins won from previous races. This effectively locks Vanellope out of the game, because she can't race to win coins and has no coins to race with. [[SpannerInTheWorks Then Ralph came along with his medal]].

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* MoralDissonance: Some see Vanellope's lack of caring if her "glitching" [[spoiler:gets Sugar Rush unplugged if she races as this]]. It could follow this was a knee-jerk reaction to [[spoiler:a) getting that close to living her dream as a racer, and b) feeling that Ralph double-crossed her for talking with King Candy]].
* MortonsFork: ''Sugar Rush''[='s=] daily roster is determined nightly with a race. Contestants have to buy their way in with coins won from previous races. This effectively locks Vanellope out of the game, because she can't race to win coins and has no coins to race with. [[SpannerInTheWorks Then Ralph came along with his medal]].
Candy]].



* MrFixIt: He's not called "Fix-It Felix Jr." for nothing.
* MuggedForDisguise: But since Ralph isn't really a bad guy, the space marine helpfully knocks himself out so Ralph can mug him without resistance. Of course, [[ShellShockedVeteran considering his mental state]] and level of intoxication Ralph may have been doing him a favor. Stealing his underwear and putting him in Zangief's tights probably wasn't necessary, though.
* MundaneMadeAwesome: The "beacon" is a glorified ''bugzapper''.

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* MrFixIt: He's not called "Fix-It Felix Jr." for nothing.
nothing. He can fix literally anything that he can whack with his hammer.
* MuggedForDisguise: But Ralph needs to get into ''Hero's Duty'' to earn a medal, but since Ralph isn't really a bad guy, the space marine helpfully knocks himself out so Ralph can mug him without resistance. Of course, [[ShellShockedVeteran considering his mental state]] and level of intoxication Ralph may have been doing him a favor. Stealing his underwear and putting him in Zangief's tights briefs probably wasn't necessary, though.
* MundaneMadeAwesome: The super big and high-tech "beacon" is a glorified ''bugzapper''.



** Before that, Ralph gets this threefold, first for [[spoiler:crushing Vanellope's car into bits]] (even though he believes it is for the greater good, it's obvious he still feels this after the deed is done), seeing what his actions have wrought to his own game for running off, and finally when he realizes [[spoiler:the Cy-Bug invasion of ''Sugar Rush'' was his fault]].
** Another character as well -- [[spoiler:while Felix is actually upset with Ralph only because the latter game-jumped, he didn't realize just how badly the others in ''Fix-It Felix Jr.'' treated Ralph until Ralph compared said treatment with the treatment Felix got in prison]]. In this case, though, it was [[spoiler:more guilt for not stopping others from treating Ralph badly, rather than Felix feeling bad for his own treatment of Ralph, who he at least tried to treat fairly, his reluctance owed to the Nicelanders' fear and loathing of Ralph]].
* MyNewGiftIsLame: Subverted. Vanellope seems to be staring in disappointed shock at the car Ralph helped her bake, enough so that Ralph starts to apologize for screwing it up. But she interrupts him be screaming "I love it, [=IloveitIloveitIloveit=]!" She was just overwhelmed to have a real car at all -- all she had before was a pedal-powered box car made of wafers.

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** Before that, Ralph gets this threefold, first for [[spoiler:crushing Vanellope's car into bits]] (even though he believes it is for the greater good, it's obvious he still feels this after the deed is done), seeing what his actions have wrought to his own game for running off, and finally when he realizes [[spoiler:the Cy-Bug invasion of ''Sugar Rush'' was his fault]].
** Another character as well -- [[spoiler:while Felix is actually upset with Ralph only because the latter game-jumped, he didn't realize just how badly the others in ''Fix-It Felix Jr.'' treated Ralph until Ralph compared said treatment with the treatment Felix got in prison]]. In this case, though, it was [[spoiler:more guilt for not stopping others from treating Ralph badly, rather than Felix feeling bad for his own treatment of Ralph, who he at least tried to treat fairly, his reluctance owed to the Nicelanders' fear and loathing of Ralph]].
* MyNewGiftIsLame: Subverted. Vanellope seems to be staring in disappointed shock at the car Ralph helped her bake, enough so that Ralph starts to apologize for screwing it up. But Then she interrupts him be by screaming "I love it, [=IloveitIloveitIloveit=]!" She was just overwhelmed to have a real car at all -- all she had before was a pedal-powered box car made of wafers.



* NiceGuy: Felix.

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* NiceGuy: Felix.Felix is polite and respectful to everyone he meets, including Ralph.



** Played straight twice with Ralph, whose antics nearly doom two games.

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** Played straight twice with Ralph, whose antics nearly doom two games.games, and the consequences of these acts threaten the entire arcade.



* NiceJobFixingItVillain: Both subverted and played straight in the fact that Ralph ends up saving the day in the end, yet he is still considered the "villain".

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* NiceJobFixingItVillain: NiceJobFixingItVillain:
**
Both subverted and played straight in the fact that Ralph ends up saving the day in the end, yet he is still considered the "villain".



* NoOneGetsLeftBehind: During the DarkestHour, when Sugar Rush falls to the Cy-Bugs and everyone is trying to escape, Vanellope is found unable to leave the game environment because of her glitching. She remarks IWillOnlySlowYouDown which only spurs Ralph to attempt a HeroicSacrifice to save Sugar Rush and Vanellope along.

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* NoOneGetsLeftBehind: During the DarkestHour, when Sugar Rush falls to the Cy-Bugs and everyone is trying to escape, Vanellope is found unable to leave the game environment because of her glitching. She remarks IWillOnlySlowYouDown which only spurs Ralph to attempt a HeroicSacrifice to save Sugar Rush and Vanellope along. Calhoun and Felix likewise stay with her to buy Ralph time.



* NotGoodWithRejection: The plot of [[spoiler:Turbo]]'s backstory.

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* NotGoodWithRejection: The plot of [[spoiler:Turbo]]'s backstory.backstory is him crashing a rival's game when it became more popular than his own.



* NotQuiteDead: [[spoiler:Turbo and a Cy-Bug hide in ''Sugar Rush'']].
* NotSoDifferent: Ralph and Vanellope. Creator/SarahSilverman invokes this trope by name in Disney's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6m6RC9Nsl-g "Meet the Cast of Wreck-It Ralph"]] clip.

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* NotQuiteDead: [[spoiler:Turbo and a Cy-Bug hide in ''Sugar Rush'']].
Rush'' when others presume them to be dead. They come back in a big way later]].
* NotSoDifferent: Ralph and Vanellope.Vanellope are both outcasts in their game and seek better lives through winning competitions (medals and races, respectively). Creator/SarahSilverman invokes this trope by name in Disney's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6m6RC9Nsl-g "Meet the Cast of Wreck-It Ralph"]] clip.



* OddCouple: Felix and Calhoun. Admit it, you never saw it coming.

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* OddCouple: Felix and Calhoun.Calhoun, the repairman and the military veteran. Admit it, you never saw it coming.



* OfficialCouple: Felix and Calhoun.

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* OfficialCouple: [[spoiler: Felix and Calhoun.Calhoun marry in the epilogue.]]



** A smaller but just as pronounced one when [[spoiler:the Cy-Bug initially escapes. All she does is stare wide-eyed and run her hands through her hair, in one of the only times we actually see her scared in the entire movie]].

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** A smaller but just as pronounced one when [[spoiler:the Cy-Bug initially escapes. All she does is stare wide-eyed and run her hands through her hair, in one of the only times we actually see her scared in the entire movie]].



* PaletteSwap: The film used this for several of the background ''Sugar Rush'' racers. Both meta and in-game. Of course, when you have a racing game featuring LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters, and especially one from 1997, this is to be expected.

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* PaletteSwap: The film used this for several of the background ''Sugar Rush'' racers. Both This is both meta and in-game. Of course, when you have a racing game featuring LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters, and especially one from 1997, this is to be expected.



* PeekABangs: Calhoun's hair, surprising for a marine.
* PeoplePuppets: When ''Fix-It Felix Jr.'' is actually being played, Felix is technically a slave who obeys the player's controls. The same could very well be said for any character that is directly controlled by a player, such as the First-Person Shooter robot in ''Hero's Duty'', and presumably the player's kart in ''Sugar Rush''. Also inverted when Felix moves on his own during game time; the controls on the arcade console move by themselves.

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* PeekABangs: Calhoun's hair, surprising for a marine.
marine, giving how she needs to see everything around her. Perhaps it refers to her guarded personality.
* PeoplePuppets: When ''Fix-It Felix Jr.'' is actually being played, Felix is technically a slave who obeys the player's controls. The same could very well be said for any character that is directly controlled by a player, such as the First-Person Shooter robot in ''Hero's Duty'', and presumably the player's kart in ''Sugar Rush''. Also It is also inverted when Felix moves on his own during game time; the controls on the arcade console move by themselves.



** [[spoiler:Vanellope's princess dress. It is almost obnoxiously pink and frilly, and it's obvious Vanellope isn't exactly a fan. She has it on again at Felix and Calhoun's wedding. It's apparently tight around the collar]].

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** [[spoiler:Vanellope's princess dress. It is almost obnoxiously very pink and frilly, frilly with a high white collar and lacy sleeves, and it's obvious Vanellope isn't exactly a fan. She has it on again at Felix and Calhoun's wedding. It's apparently tight around the collar]].



* PrincessesRule: This was the original plan for [[spoiler:Vanellope in ''Sugar Rush'']].
* PrincessInRags: [[spoiler:Vanellope]] is revealed to be this.

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* PrincessesRule: This was the original plan for [[spoiler:Vanellope in ''Sugar Rush'']].
Rush''. It was not supposed to have a king or a queen, just her.]].
* PrincessInRags: [[spoiler:Vanellope]] [[spoiler:Vanellope is revealed to be this.this, as she was the rightful ruler of ''Sugar Rush'' before Turbo deposed her and made her live like a "homeless lady" in a cave.]]
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* GamerChick: Moppet Girl, that young blonde girl in the arcade, plays ''Hero's Duty'' and ''Wreck-It Ralph''. Ironically, she is prevented from playing ''Sugar Rush'', which seems to be marketed towards girls, because two boys are hogging it.

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* GamerChick: Moppet Girl, that young blonde girl in the arcade, plays ''Hero's Duty'' and ''Wreck-It Ralph''. Ironically, she is prevented from playing ''Sugar Rush'', which seems to be marketed towards girls, because two boys are hogging it. In the epilogue, [[spoiler: she finally gets to play it and uses Vanellope as her avatar.]]
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