History Headscratchers / EdEddNEddy

18th Jul '16 1:51:10 AM Morgenthaler
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*** To be fair on Eddy's parents, while they seem kind of strict when Eddy misbehaves, it seems to me they probably didn't know how bad the situation with his brother was - the ''very first'' thing Eddy's Brother does when they meet in the movie is ask whether Eddy's parents know he's there, [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy which implies that he was careful about bullying Eddy too much around them,]] aside from "ordinary" SiblingRivalry. Given Bro is hinted to be a far more successful con artist than Eddy ever was, it's likely he was manipulating his parents as much as his little brother. After all, they made for easy targets to practise on.

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*** To be fair on Eddy's parents, while they seem kind of strict when Eddy misbehaves, it seems to me they probably didn't know how bad the situation with his brother was - the ''very first'' thing Eddy's Brother does when they meet in the movie is ask whether Eddy's parents know he's there, [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy which implies that he was careful about bullying Eddy too much around them,]] them, aside from "ordinary" SiblingRivalry. Given Bro is hinted to be a far more successful con artist than Eddy ever was, it's likely he was manipulating his parents as much as his little brother. After all, they made for easy targets to practise on.
16th May '16 11:08:04 AM Totin0sthepizzaB0y
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*** in the beginning of the episode, after they dumpster dive, they're walking down the alley and they notice that Ed has stopped and is staring at something on the fence. It's the movie's poster.
15th May '16 3:32:41 PM FridgeGuy2016
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***Then how do they know about it? Movies with an NC-17 rating are not advertised.
14th May '16 10:03:13 AM Technomaru
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* In "A Boy and his Ed"... WHY WAS KEVIN BATHING WITH HIS HAT ON? I wonder if he has that "thing" Double D has that causes him to be NeverBareheaded.
12th May '16 6:30:29 PM Totin0sthepizzaB0y
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*** Technically it says "Adults Only" which would actually imply that it's NC-17.
9th May '16 5:09:38 PM FridgeGuy2016
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**Who said the movie was rated R?
28th Apr '16 2:13:16 PM Totin0sthepizzaB0y
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** Someone like Ed, who can barely concentrate for more than a few seconds, would have an especially hard time waiting half a year for the movie to come out on VHS. And even if they all did wait, it's doubtful that any of their parents would let them see it. And this was also at a time when watching bootlegs was a lot harder to so since the internet was still in its infancy. Finally, they're kids after all. They don't want to wait, they want their R-rated movie now!

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** Someone like Ed, who can barely concentrate for more than a few seconds, would have an especially hard time waiting half a year for the movie to come out on VHS. And even if they all did wait, it's doubtful that any of their parents would let them see it. And this was also at a time when watching bootlegs was a lot harder to so do since the internet was still in its infancy. Finally, they're kids after all. They don't want to wait, they want their R-rated movie now!
26th Apr '16 5:27:33 PM Totin0sthepizzaB0y
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** Someone like Ed, who can barely concentrate for more than a few seconds, would have an especially hard time waiting half a year for the movie to come out on VHS. And even if they all did wait, it's doubtful that any of their parents would let them see it. And this was also at a time when watching bootlegs was a lot harder to so since the internet was still in its infancy. Finally, they're kids after all. They don't want to wait, they want their R-rated movie now!
22nd Mar '16 6:17:00 PM TheLuckyCat
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*** Plus, they're ''kids''. If they went to their parents and told them [[ItMakesSenseInContext the Kankers tied them up in the basement to play footsie with them]], are their parents going to take it seriously, much less take actual legal actions? It's not really common practise for children to file lawsuits.



*** Also, Sociopaths (or whatever exactly his deal is) are, by nature, opportunists. If a little kid is following you around like a puppy and giving you things so you'll like them, why put a stop to it? It seems like something Nazz would do - especially being an impressionable little kid with a crush - to maybe try to do things to impress Bro or bring him gifts (she does some weird things in the episode she thought he was coming to the cul-de-sac, like yodelling and randomly appearing in Eddy's room via the chimney) and her overall reaction was pretty positive, so he probably was actually nice enough to Nazz because it benefited him to be. We see that he can [[FauxAffablyEvil put up a relatively good act]] if he wants to when he's first introduced (and Nazz, unlike Eddy, would probably tell her parents if he was mean to her, so that might play into it as well.) Plus, [[ItAmusedMe he might her having a crush on him amusing.]]

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*** Also, Sociopaths (or whatever exactly his deal is) are, by nature, opportunists. If a little kid is following you around like a puppy and giving you things so you'll like them, why put a stop to it? It seems like something Nazz would do - especially being an impressionable little kid with a crush - to maybe try to do things to impress Bro or bring him gifts (she does some weird things in the episode she thought he was coming to the cul-de-sac, like yodelling and randomly appearing in Eddy's room via the chimney) and her overall reaction was pretty positive, so he probably was actually nice enough to Nazz because it benefited him to be. We see that he can [[FauxAffablyEvil put up a relatively good act]] if he wants to when he's first introduced (and Nazz, unlike Eddy, would probably tell her parents if he was mean to her, so that might play into it as well.) Plus, [[ItAmusedMe he might have thought her having a crush on him was amusing.]]



*** Also, who's to say it makes them the ''opposite'' of what they normally are? Jimmy's seemed to fall under WishFulfillment more than anything, and maybe Sarah actually does want to be nice to Ed but either doesn't know how to express it or has some other emotional problem stopping her, Eddy wants to seem more caring to others, Ed wants to be smarter and be taken seriously Rolf wishes maybe that he could do something other than be a farmer (his parents seem to assume he'll take over from them when he's older and the kid's only about twelve), and Double D, related to the above, wishes he was less prim and proper.

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*** Also, who's to say it makes them the ''opposite'' of what they normally are? Jimmy's seemed to fall under WishFulfillment more than anything, and maybe Sarah actually does want to be nice to Ed but either doesn't know how to express it or has some other emotional problem stopping her, her (with her mother, it wouldn't surprise me), Eddy maybe wants to seem more caring to others, Ed wants to be smarter and be taken seriously seriously, Rolf wishes maybe that he could do something other than be a farmer (his parents seem to assume he'll take over from them when he's older and the kid's only about twelve), and Double D, related to the above, wishes he was less prim and proper.proper and more carefree.
22nd Mar '16 6:07:40 PM TheLuckyCat
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*** Or, maybe Ed's Dad is also ridiculously strong and that's where Ed and Sarah both got it from?






*** To be fair on Eddy's parents, while they seem kind of strict when Eddy misbehaves, it seems to me they probably didn't know how bad the situation with his brother was - the ''very first'' thing Eddy's Brother does when they meet in the movie is ask whether Eddy's parents know he's there, [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy which implies that he was careful about bullying Eddy too much around them,]] aside from "ordinary" SiblingRivalry. Given Bro is hinted to be a far more successful con artist than Eddy ever was, it's likely he was manipulating his parents as much as his little brother. After all, they made for easy targets to practise on.









** It's lampshaded by Sarah at one point. Then there's an interesting bit of FridgeBrilliance. Its turns out the children are all based on people the creator, Danny Antonucci, grew up with except for the Eds. The Eds are three separate parts of his personality as a kid. Therefore, the Eds are punished together because they are all based on the same person.

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** It's lampshaded by Sarah at one point. Then there's an interesting bit of FridgeBrilliance. Its It turns out the children are all based on people the creator, Danny Antonucci, grew up with except for the Eds. The Eds are three separate parts of his personality as a kid. Therefore, the Eds are punished together because they are all based on the same person.



** Violent as the Kankers are, they ''do'' care about the Eds to some extent, they just have a very messed-up way of showing it. Plus, they fight all the time but they don't go out of their way to utterly humiliate and torment each other the way [[spoiler: Eddy's brother]] does.

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** Violent as the Kankers are, they ''do'' care about the Eds to some extent, they just have a very messed-up way of showing it. Plus, they fight all the time but they don't go out of their way to utterly humiliate and torment each other the way [[spoiler: Eddy's brother]] does. \n Like when Lee and Marie made May cry in "Ed Overboard", they had something of a HeelRealization and kidnapped Ed to make her happy.



*** Also, the Kankers are incredibly Tsundere.

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*** Also, the Kankers are incredibly Tsundere.
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*** Also, Sociopaths (or whatever exactly his deal is) are, by nature, opportunists. If a little kid is following you around like a puppy and giving you things so you'll like them, why put a stop to it? It seems like something Nazz would do - especially being an impressionable little kid with a crush - to maybe try to do things to impress Bro or bring him gifts (she does some weird things in the episode she thought he was coming to the cul-de-sac, like yodelling and randomly appearing in Eddy's room via the chimney) and her overall reaction was pretty positive, so he probably was actually nice enough to Nazz because it benefited him to be. We see that he can [[FauxAffablyEvil put up a relatively good act]] if he wants to when he's first introduced (and Nazz, unlike Eddy, would probably tell her parents if he was mean to her, so that might play into it as well.) Plus, [[ItAmusedMe he might her having a crush on him amusing.]]




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*** She's not a good sister to Ed, that's true. Jimmy is another story.




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*** I think that's what "This Won't Hurt An Ed" was, but as usual, Eddy got the brunt of it by the end of the episode.


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*** Also, who's to say it makes them the ''opposite'' of what they normally are? Jimmy's seemed to fall under WishFulfillment more than anything, and maybe Sarah actually does want to be nice to Ed but either doesn't know how to express it or has some other emotional problem stopping her, Eddy wants to seem more caring to others, Ed wants to be smarter and be taken seriously Rolf wishes maybe that he could do something other than be a farmer (his parents seem to assume he'll take over from them when he's older and the kid's only about twelve), and Double D, related to the above, wishes he was less prim and proper.
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