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12th Nov '17 4:56:19 AM Trey
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* In "The Monkey Song" ([[WebVideo/JonTron not that one]]), Dr. Scratchnsniff invites the viewer to his house for "monkey stew." So, basically, he was going to '''eat''' the Warners. Sure, he didn't stand a chance against children that can torture Death, but geez!

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* In "The Monkey Song" ([[WebVideo/JonTron not that one]]), Dr. Scratchnsniff invites the viewer to his house for "monkey stew." So, basically, he was going to '''eat''' the Warners. Sure, he didn't stand a chance against children that can torture Death, but geez!geez!
* Rita and Runt has a running theme of a stray cat and dog trying to find a new home or at least food. This sketch may seem innocent enough but the theme is always the same: they find a potential new home with a person that didn't have a pet and all seems well and good. However, it later turns out that their new owner didn't have pets ''for a reason''--from there on it's like the sketch is looking to [[DudeNotFunny find humor in pet abuse]]. To torture the pet is not only imitative but can be hazardous as well. Not only is it miserable for the pet, but dangerous for the child. This is likely a reason [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome they disappeared after Season 2]].
14th Jun '17 9:26:50 AM Gravidef
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* There is exactly one Katie Ka-Boom sketch that doesn't end with the whole house being destroyed--one where Katie plans to go to prom. Her parents, fearful of her terrible temper, agree to everything she says she needs...until she starts talking about how she'll need an extended curfew. Her father refuses, and as always, Katie [[HulkingOut changes into a hideous monster]]--but her father refuses to back down (for the first time ever!). They eventually reach a peaceful compromise (Katie even says "please" while in monster form), and she transforms back into her human self. So why did this issue break the pattern? Because for the first time, it was Katie's ''safety'' that was in question (after-prom parties can be wild), and her father [[PapaWolf loves her too much to allow her to be harmed]]. He's pretty much resigned to having Katie overreact to silly issues, but if it's about preventing her from getting hurt, he can stand up to her (literally) explosive temper.

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* There is exactly one Katie Ka-Boom sketch that doesn't end with the whole house being destroyed--one where Katie plans to go to prom. Her parents, fearful of her terrible temper, agree to everything she says she needs...until she starts talking about how she'll need an extended curfew. Her father refuses, and as always, Katie [[HulkingOut changes into a hideous monster]]--but her father refuses to back down (for the first time ever!). They eventually reach a peaceful compromise (Katie even says "please" while in monster form), and she transforms back into her human self. So why did this issue break the pattern? Because for the first this time, it was Katie's ''safety'' that was in question (after-prom parties can be wild), and her father [[PapaWolf loves her too much to allow her to be harmed]]. He's pretty much resigned to having Katie overreact to silly issues, but if it's about preventing her from getting hurt, he can stand up to her (literally) explosive temper.
14th Jun '17 9:25:58 AM Gravidef
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* There is exactly one Katie Ka-Boom sketch that doesn't end with the whole house being destroyed--one where Katie plans to go to prom. Her parents, fearful of her terrible temper, agree to everything she says she needs...until she starts talking about how she'll need an extended curfew. Her father refuses, and as always, Katie [[HulkingOut changes into a hideous monster]]--but her father refuses to back down (for the first time ever!). They eventually reach a peaceful compromise (Katie even says "please" while in monster form), and she transforms back into her human self. So why did this issue break the pattern? Because for the first time, it was Katie's ''safety'' that was in question (after-prom parties can be wild), and her father [[PapaWolf loves her too much to allow her to be harmed]]. He can deal with her overreacting to silly issues, but if it's about preventing her from getting hurt, he can stand up to her (literally) explosive temper.

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* There is exactly one Katie Ka-Boom sketch that doesn't end with the whole house being destroyed--one where Katie plans to go to prom. Her parents, fearful of her terrible temper, agree to everything she says she needs...until she starts talking about how she'll need an extended curfew. Her father refuses, and as always, Katie [[HulkingOut changes into a hideous monster]]--but her father refuses to back down (for the first time ever!). They eventually reach a peaceful compromise (Katie even says "please" while in monster form), and she transforms back into her human self. So why did this issue break the pattern? Because for the first time, it was Katie's ''safety'' that was in question (after-prom parties can be wild), and her father [[PapaWolf loves her too much to allow her to be harmed]]. He can deal with her overreacting He's pretty much resigned to having Katie overreact to silly issues, but if it's about preventing her from getting hurt, he can stand up to her (literally) explosive temper.
14th Jun '17 9:24:59 AM Gravidef
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* There is exactly one Katie Ka-Boom sketch that doesn't end with the whole house being destroyed--one where Katie plans to go to prom. Her parents, fearful of her terrible temper, agree to everything she says she needs...until she starts talking about how she'll need an extended curfew. Her father refuses, and as always, Katie HulksOut into a hideous monster--but her father refuses to back down (for the first time ever!). They eventually reach a peaceful compromise (Katie even says "please" while in monster form), and she transforms back into her human self. So why did this issue break the pattern? Because for the first time, it was Katie's ''safety'' that was in question (after-prom parties can be wild), and her father [[PapaWolf loves her too much to allow her to be harmed]]. He can deal with her overreacting to silly issues, but if it's about preventing her from getting hurt, he can stand up to her (literally) explosive temper.

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* There is exactly one Katie Ka-Boom sketch that doesn't end with the whole house being destroyed--one where Katie plans to go to prom. Her parents, fearful of her terrible temper, agree to everything she says she needs...until she starts talking about how she'll need an extended curfew. Her father refuses, and as always, Katie HulksOut [[HulkingOut changes into a hideous monster--but monster]]--but her father refuses to back down (for the first time ever!). They eventually reach a peaceful compromise (Katie even says "please" while in monster form), and she transforms back into her human self. So why did this issue break the pattern? Because for the first time, it was Katie's ''safety'' that was in question (after-prom parties can be wild), and her father [[PapaWolf loves her too much to allow her to be harmed]]. He can deal with her overreacting to silly issues, but if it's about preventing her from getting hurt, he can stand up to her (literally) explosive temper.
14th Jun '17 9:24:06 AM Gravidef
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* There is exactly one Katie Ka-Boom sketch that doesn't end with the whole house being destroyed--one where Katie plans to go to prom. Her parents, fearful of her terrible temper, agree to everything she says she needs...until she starts talking about how she'll need an extended curfew. Her father refuses, and as always, Katie HulksOut into a hideous monster--but her father refuses to back down (for the first time ever!). They eventually reach a peaceful compromise (Katie even says "please" while in monster form), and she transforms back into her human self. So why did this issue break the pattern? Because for the first time, it was Katie's ''safety'' that was in question (after-prom parties can be wild), and her father [[PapaWolf loves her too much to allow her to be harmed]]. He can deal with her overreacting to silly issues, but if it's about preventing her from getting hurt, he can stand up to her (literally) explosive temper.
26th Feb '17 10:31:17 PM gewunomox
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* Pretty much any time drums are required (for instance, in "Little Drummer Warners" and whenever there's a {{Rimshot}} gag), Wakko is the one who plays them. He ''is'' based on RingoStarr.

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* Pretty much any time drums are required (for instance, in "Little Drummer Warners" and whenever there's a {{Rimshot}} gag), Wakko is the one who plays them. He ''is'' based on RingoStarr.Music/RingoStarr.
18th Nov '16 2:18:40 AM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* In the Chicken Boo sketch "The Good, The Boo And The Ugly", Lee and Eli are clearly shown to have guns, so why don't they fight back against the outlaw that's terrorizing their town? Because they're not as quick on the draw as the outlaw or the "Man with No Personality" (Chicken Boo) are, even if they were skilled with their guns.
26th Oct '16 7:21:06 PM rotheryAM
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** Those contracts can also explain why there were so many cameos--might as well make use of the talent if they're getting paid anyway.
7th Sep '16 8:55:41 AM HaggisMcCrablice
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* The theme song for the "In the Garden of Mindy" skit from the Animaniacs Stew episode includes the lyrics "One's a small child / And the other's... The Brain". Seems like just a play on your expectations at first, but then you realise it neatly steps around answering the eternal debate on who is the genius and who is insane.

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* The theme song for the "In the Garden of Mindy" skit from the Animaniacs Stew episode includes the lyrics "One's a small child / And the other's... The Brain". Seems like just a play on your expectations at first, but then you realise realize it neatly steps around answering the eternal debate on who is the genius and who is insane.




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* This is technically one from the ComicBook, but when one of Hello Nurse's H.U.B.B.A. recruits, a dippy dame by the name of Aloha Nurse, splashes a silly novelty drink on an evil minion (which she apologetically states to be a "scorpion bowl"), she's chided for it. Upon receiving an IceCreamKoan from Agent Konichiwa Nurse, she then uses a powerful fire attack. A scorpion bowl contains gin, vodka, and rum. [[AmusingInjuries The combination of alcohol and open flame would make for a perfect attack.]]
30th Jul '16 3:52:29 PM tyrekecorrea
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** It's also a clever move on the part of the cast at large; the terms of the contract ensured each of the characters got paid for every episode, regardless of whether or not they appeared, accounting for the cast's rotating schedule. The characters took care of themselves, and the network executives got the short end of that one.
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