History Film / AirBud

11th May '16 9:53:56 PM tyrekecorrea
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* YoureNotMyFather: In ''Golden Receiver'', Josh misses his dad so much that he can't accept his mom's new boyfriend. After a talk with his coach, Josh is able to see that nothing will stop him from loving his father.

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* YoureNotMyFather: In ''Golden Receiver'', Josh misses his dad so much that he can't accept his mom's new boyfriend. After a talk with his coach, Josh is able to see that nothing no one will stop him from loving ever replace his father.father or his place in Josh's heart.
19th Apr '16 9:19:36 PM AFriesen91
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* BigGood: Coach Chaney has shades of this in the first film, as [[spoiler:putting Buddy into the final game]] and [[spoiler:having Buddy choose who to stay with]] are both his ideas.
* {{Bookends}}: Snively is seen in his clown costume at the beginning and end of the first movie, and not at any other point.


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* MoodWhiplash: In the first film, the emotional scene in which [[spoiler:Josh attempts to leave Buddy on an island]] is followed by a HardCut to the final game.


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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure:
** Principal Pepper in the first film. Coach Chaney also has shades of this.
** Coach Fanelli in the second film is also generally this, as is Coach Crenshaw in the fourth film.
** Jackie through the films, particularly in the first.


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* WellIntentionedExtremist: The scientists in the fourth film, in comparison to some of the other dog-nappers.
13th Jul '15 5:10:15 PM HeyMama555
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* TheAllegedCar: Snively's Truck. When he [[WouldHurtAChild attempts to chase down Josh and Buddy in it]], it completely falls apart, [[LaserGuidedKarma causing him to crash into the lake.]]
9th Jun '15 8:34:05 AM Morgenthaler
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The AirBud series began in 1997, when ''Air Bud'' premiered in theaters. It was an huge success and has spawned four direct sequels and a spin-off franchise in the form of the Air Buddies movies, which focus on Bud's puppies.

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The AirBud ''Air Bud'' series began in 1997, when ''Air Bud'' premiered in theaters. It was an huge success and has spawned four direct sequels and a spin-off franchise in the form of the Air Buddies movies, which focus on Bud's puppies.
10th Feb '15 12:35:52 AM JasonJD48
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* ArtisticLicenseSports: While there may be no rule [[AnimalAthleteLoophole specifically stating that a dog can't play]], interscholastic leagues do have stringent eligibility requirements, including being a student of sound academic standing.
19th Sep '14 10:44:52 PM tenryufan
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* TheDanza: The dog who played Buddy in the first two films was actually named "Buddy".
30th Mar '14 2:27:22 AM SeptimusHeap
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The ''AirBuddies'' films focus on Buddy's puppies and are more family-oriented. These films have different foci and genres.

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The ''AirBuddies'' ''Film/AirBuddies'' films focus on Buddy's puppies and are more family-oriented. These films have different foci and genres.



* ContinuityReboot: The ''AirBuddies'' series.

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* ContinuityReboot: The ''AirBuddies'' ''Film/AirBuddies'' series.



* SpinOffspring: The ''AirBuddies'' series.

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* SpinOffspring: The ''AirBuddies'' ''Film/AirBuddies'' series.
28th Mar '14 10:03:42 PM Riana1
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* RealityEnsues: Golden Receiver shows what a bad idea it is for a dog to play football when Buddy gets tackled.
9th Jan '14 10:48:09 AM tyrekecorrea
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Twelve-year-old Josh Framm(Kevin Zegers) is having to deal with moving to a new town, while mourning the [[DisappearedDad death of his father]]. He meets Buddy, a golden retriever who has managed to escape his abusive owner, an alcoholic clown named Norman Snively. The pair become friends and eventually, Josh's mother allows the dog to stay. In the process, Josh discovers that Buddy can play basketball, and the pair end up joining the basketball team, with Buddy as the team's mascot. During a televised game, Snively sees Buddy's talent on the court and manages to get him back from the Framms. Josh, however, manages to rescue the dog, and the pair of them get back to the school, just in time for Buddy to win the game, by means of the AnimalAthleteLoophole.

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Twelve-year-old Josh Framm(Kevin Framm (Kevin Zegers) is having to deal with moving to a new town, while mourning the [[DisappearedDad death of his father]]. He meets Buddy, a golden retriever who has managed to escape his abusive owner, an alcoholic clown named Norman Snively. The pair become friends and eventually, Josh's mother allows the dog to stay. In the process, Josh discovers that Buddy can play basketball, and the pair end up joining the basketball team, with Buddy as the team's mascot. During a televised game, Snively sees Buddy's talent on the court and manages to get him back from the Framms. Josh, however, manages to rescue the dog, and the pair of them get back to the school, just in time for Buddy to win the game, by means of the AnimalAthleteLoophole.


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*YoureNotMyFather: In ''Golden Receiver'', Josh misses his dad so much that he can't accept his mom's new boyfriend. After a talk with his coach, Josh is able to see that nothing will stop him from loving his father.
9th Jan '14 10:38:44 AM tyrekecorrea
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* TheDanza: The dog who played Buddy in the first two films was actually named "Buddy"

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* TheDanza: The dog who played Buddy in the first two films was actually named "Buddy""Buddy".
* DisappearedDad: Mr. Framm was a pilot, and he died in a plane crash.


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* SpinningPaper: Josh has a newspaper clipping that explains how his father died.
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