History Fridge / HeyArnold

17th Mar '17 5:57:42 PM Nicoaln
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** As a double (or perhaps triple) whammy, some drinks like Pina Coladas, Mudslides, or Daiquiris can easily be considered "Smoothies".
17th Mar '17 5:55:51 PM Nicoaln
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* Miriam's "Smoothies": Miriam probably came up with "smoothies" as a code word so no one in the family (Helga and Olga namely) would ever know that she's an alcoholic, much like the show writers came up with "smoothies" as a code word so the censors wouldn't notice that they were referencing alcoholism. In fact, Helga could probably casually say her mom sleeps after drinking smoothies... and it doesn't sound that bad.

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* Miriam's "Smoothies": Miriam probably came up with "smoothies" as a code word so no one in the family (Helga and Olga namely) would ever know that she's an alcoholic, much like the show writers came up with "smoothies" as a code word so the censors wouldn't notice that they were referencing alcoholism. In fact, Helga could probably casually say around school her mom sleeps after drinking smoothies... and it doesn't sound that bad. This also mirrors how some adults (at the time) would have referred to alcoholic drinks as something else so their kids don't say their parents drink.
25th Feb '17 7:37:43 PM nombretomado
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* Dino Spumoni is a FrankSinatra {{Expy}} who is an old, washed-up has been. Dino could be a MeaningfulName abbreviation for Dinosaur, meaning he's old.

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* Dino Spumoni is a FrankSinatra Music/FrankSinatra {{Expy}} who is an old, washed-up has been. Dino could be a MeaningfulName abbreviation for Dinosaur, meaning he's old.
17th Feb '17 6:07:14 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* In "Olga Gets Engaged", Olga fell for[[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Doug LeSHAM]] [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin who appears to be a sociopath that would have ruined her life]] and came way too close to marrying him. His actions during the episode leave no question about what would have happened if they tied the knot. Helga walks in on him during [[YourCheatingHeart a phone call in which he's declaring his love for someone else]] and lying to her about his location... The wedding.

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* In "Olga Gets Engaged", Olga fell for[[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast for [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Doug LeSHAM]] [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin who appears to be a sociopath that would have ruined her life]] and came way too close to marrying him. His actions during the episode leave no question about what would have happened if they tied the knot. Helga walks in on him during [[YourCheatingHeart a phone call in which he's declaring his love for someone else]] and lying to her about his location... The wedding.
27th Dec '16 7:12:43 AM fruitstripegum
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*** [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6693286/1/Unwanted-Attention Found the story]]!
2nd Dec '16 8:29:14 PM thecarolinabull01
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* Crossed with "Fridge Tearjerker", Arnold's joke against Helga in "April Fool's Day" is a Fridge BatmanGambit. The episode takes place after ''Hey Arnold! The Movie'', meaning that Arnold is aware that Helga's in love with him. While Helga may come across as an idiot for falling for such an obvious gag, it was only natural for her to do so. Arnold knows that Helga will buy the "belated birthday present" line if it's coming from him because he knows she can't resist a kind gesture from the boy she adores, so she takes the bait anyway, on the off-chance that it really was a belated birthday present. Instead she gets temporarily blinded. It was actually quite cruel for Arnold to prey on her desires for love only to metaphorically yank her chain after baiting her with false hope (even though he didn't know that the flash would blind her despite Phil telling him it was a '''blinding''' flash). No wonder Helga was so desperate for revenge against him.

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* Crossed with "Fridge Tearjerker", Arnold's joke against Helga in "April Fool's Day" is a Fridge BatmanGambit. The episode takes place after ''Hey Arnold! The Movie'', meaning that Arnold is aware that Helga's in love with him. While Helga may come across as an idiot for falling for such an obvious gag, it was only natural for her to do so. Arnold knows that Helga will buy the "belated birthday present" line if it's coming from him because he knows she can't resist a kind gesture from the boy she adores, so she takes the bait anyway, on the off-chance that it really was a belated birthday present. present (especially since her birthday coincidentally falls on the week before April first). Instead she gets temporarily blinded.blinded, betrayed by her true love. It was actually quite cruel for Arnold to prey on her desires for love only to metaphorically yank her chain after baiting her with false hope (even though he didn't know that the flash would blind her despite Phil telling him it was a '''blinding''' flash). No wonder Helga was so desperate for revenge against him.
2nd Dec '16 8:25:31 PM thecarolinabull01
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** Actually he was given to Arnold's parents by the Green-Eyes People as a wedding present.

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** Actually he was given to Arnold's parents by the Green-Eyes Green-Eyed People as a wedding present.



* Crossed with "Fridge Tearjerker", Arnold's joke against Helga in "April Fool's Day" is a Fridge BatmanGambit. The episode takes place after ''Hey Arnold! The Movie'', meaning that Arnold is aware that Helga's in love with him. While Helga may come across as an idiot for falling for such an obvious gag, it was only natural for her to do so. Arnold knows that Helga will buy the "belated birthday present" line if it's coming from him because he knows she can't resist a kind gesture from the boy she adores, so she takes the bait anyway, on the off-chance that it really was a belated birthday present. It was actually quite cruel for Arnold to prey on her desires for love only to metaphorically kick and no wonder Helga was so desperate for revenge against him.

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* Crossed with "Fridge Tearjerker", Arnold's joke against Helga in "April Fool's Day" is a Fridge BatmanGambit. The episode takes place after ''Hey Arnold! The Movie'', meaning that Arnold is aware that Helga's in love with him. While Helga may come across as an idiot for falling for such an obvious gag, it was only natural for her to do so. Arnold knows that Helga will buy the "belated birthday present" line if it's coming from him because he knows she can't resist a kind gesture from the boy she adores, so she takes the bait anyway, on the off-chance that it really was a belated birthday present. Instead she gets temporarily blinded. It was actually quite cruel for Arnold to prey on her desires for love only to metaphorically kick and no yank her chain after baiting her with false hope (even though he didn't know that the flash would blind her despite Phil telling him it was a '''blinding''' flash). No wonder Helga was so desperate for revenge against him.



** He may have been planning to visit Arnie, and have a dream about doing it.

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** He may have been planning to visit Arnie, and have had a dream about doing it.


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** Despite Airing after "Cool Jerk", "24 Hours To Live" is a remake of the pilot episode, making it canonically the first episode of the series, so yeah, this took place before Arnold earned Harold's respect.
2nd Dec '16 7:39:53 PM thecarolinabull01
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\n* Crossed with "Fridge Tearjerker", Arnold's joke against Helga in "April Fool's Day" is a Fridge BatmanGambit. The episode takes place after ''Hey Arnold! The Movie'', meaning that Arnold is aware that Helga's in love with him. While Helga may come across as an idiot for falling for such an obvious gag, it was only natural for her to do so. Arnold knows that Helga will buy the "belated birthday present" line if it's coming from him because he knows she can't resist a kind gesture from the boy she adores, so she takes the bait anyway, on the off-chance that it really was a belated birthday present. It was actually quite cruel for Arnold to prey on her desires for love only to metaphorically kick and no wonder Helga was so desperate for revenge against him.
2nd Dec '16 6:54:41 PM thecarolinabull01
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** Actually he was given to Arnold's parents by the Green-Eyes People as a wedding present.
8th Nov '16 2:58:31 PM Benthelame
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**It's also possible that Olga felt no need to intervene with respect to Helga's not being noticed because she views her as the lucky one. The episode in which Helga changes Olga's grades reveals this. She sits up in bed looking like a disheveled mess with loads of running mascara after Helga confesses that she really did get straight As. Her tone isn't sickeningly sweet, but rather flat and depressing. She explains to Helga that she has to preform all the time "like some kind of wind up doll" and that Helga was "lucky that they didn't even notice her." To top it off, when Helga demands that she tell their parents what she did, she decides to pass and let them think otherwise. She even suggests a little girls day out. If this episode is any indication, Olga is tired of being "Perfect" all of the time. Both sisters envy one another because of how they are treated by their parents.



* In Olga Gets Engaged, Olga fell for someone who appears to be a sociopath that would have ruined her life and came way too close to marrying him.

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* In Olga "Olga Gets Engaged, Engaged", Olga fell for someone for[[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Doug LeSHAM]] [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin who appears to be a sociopath that would have ruined her life life]] and came way too close to marrying him.him. His actions during the episode leave no question about what would have happened if they tied the knot. Helga walks in on him during [[YourCheatingHeart a phone call in which he's declaring his love for someone else]] and lying to her about his location... The wedding.
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