History Film / HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas

13th Sep '16 10:09:52 AM Nintendoman01
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* ThePigPen: The Grinch. His breath is so foul that it knocks a Who out cold, and when he removes his socks after returning from a pranking spree in Whoville, they ''start moving away''.
13th Sep '16 10:07:33 AM Nintendoman01
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** As a result of the above; his sleigh is rocket powered and capable of flight in this version.


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** As a result of the above; his sleigh is rocket powered and capable of flight in this version.
13th Sep '16 10:06:45 AM Nintendoman01
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%%* GadgeteerGenius: The Grinch.

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%%* * GadgeteerGenius: The Grinch.Grinch was able to make rocket-powered, flying sled out of junk and trash.
11th Sep '16 3:04:19 AM Nintendoman01
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%%* CallousnessTowardsEmergency

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%%* CallousnessTowardsEmergency* ButtBiter: Max does this to the Grinch in the post office when he's about to leave, refusing to let him leave without saving Cindy:
-->'''Grinch''': Stop it, Max! Get that out of your mouth! You have ''no idea'' where it's been!
* CallousnessTowardsEmergency: When Cindy Lou falls into the machinery at the post office, the Grinch is largely unconcerned and intends to leave... but when [[MoralityPet Max]] refuses to let him do so, he gives in and saves Cindy.


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* SympathyForTheDevil: Cindy Lou feels this way toward the Grinch, especially after discovering his DarkAndTroubledPast.
11th Sep '16 2:55:35 AM Nintendoman01
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* AdaptationalBadass: Of a sort. The Grinch is a much goofier character, but is an incredibly competent inventor, filling his lair with various contraption made of junk and trash.


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* AdaptationalBadass: Of a sort. The Grinch is a much goofier character, but is an incredibly competent inventor, filling his lair with various contraption made of junk and trash.
* AdaptationalHeroism: The Grinch is much more sympathetic than in the book, having become the mean-spirited {{Jerkass}} he is as a result of being [[AllOfTheOtherReindeer bullied by the Whos]], which also triggered his hatred of Christmas.
27th Aug '16 5:05:56 PM megarotic
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-->Grinch: (about [[{{CheerfulChild}} Cindy Lou Who]]) Nice kid, bad judge of character.

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-->Grinch: (about [[{{CheerfulChild}} Cindy Lou Who]]) Nice kid, bad "Nice kid; ''baaad'' judge of character. character."
26th Aug '16 7:28:02 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* AscendedExtra: Sure, Cindy-Lou was the only Who with a name in the book, but she was only in a very small portion.

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* AscendedExtra: AscendedExtra:
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Sure, Cindy-Lou was the only Who with a name in the book, but she was only in a very small portion.
26th Aug '16 7:26:42 AM LadyJaneGrey
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%%* {{Flashback}}

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%%* {{Flashback}}* {{Flashback}}: The Grinch's entire backstory, told by several folks that Cindy interviews, including the two old ladies who raised him, the Mayor, and Martha.



* SchoolyardBullyAllGrownUp: Mayor Augustus Maywho.

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* SchoolyardBullyAllGrownUp: Mayor Augustus Maywho.Maywho, and he hasn't changed a bit.


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* StartOfDarkness: Bullied as a child for his appearance, he was humiliated in front of the girl he had crush on. You can barely blame the guy for living as a recluse and hating Christmas.
20th Aug '16 12:38:36 AM gjjones
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* {{Faceplant}}: The Grinch tries a DivingSave to grab the sled when it starts to slip, only to fall short and land face-first in the snow behind it.

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* {{Faceplant}}: The Grinch tries a DivingSave to grab the sled sleigh when it starts to slip, only to fall short and land face-first in the snow behind it.



* OhCrap: The Grinch has one of these moments when the sled is about to fall off Mount Crumpit.

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* OhCrap: The Grinch has one of these moments when the sled sleigh is about to fall off Mount Crumpit.
20th Aug '16 12:37:37 AM gjjones
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* BigNo: The Grinch yells this when he realizes that his sleigh is about to fall off Mount Crumpit.



-->"The presents! They'll be destroyed! And I ''care!'' ...What is the ''deal?!''

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-->"The -->'''The Grinch:''' "The presents! They'll be destroyed! And I ''care!'' ...What is the ''deal?!''


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* OhCrap: The Grinch has one of these moments when the sled is about to fall off Mount Crumpit.
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