History InformedSpecies / WesternAnimation

1st Jun '16 3:37:19 PM CyborgIguana
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** Viewers would be hard-pressed to recognize [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Smaug]] as a dragon if he weren't referred to as such in-universe. Instead he looks more like a winged serpentine cat thing, barely resembling his conception in [[Literature/TheHobbit the book]].

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** Viewers would be hard-pressed to recognize [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Smaug]] as a dragon if he weren't referred to as such in-universe. Instead he looks more like a winged serpentine cat thing, barely resembling his conception description in [[Literature/TheHobbit the book]].
1st Jun '16 3:36:52 PM CyborgIguana
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** Viewers would be hard-pressed to recognize [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Smaug]] as a dragon if he weren't referred to as such in-universe, instead he looks more like a winged serpentine cat thing and nothing like how he's described in [[Literature/TheHobbit the book]].

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** Viewers would be hard-pressed to recognize [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Smaug]] as a dragon if he weren't referred to as such in-universe, instead in-universe. Instead he looks more like a winged serpentine cat thing and nothing like how he's described thing, barely resembling his conception in [[Literature/TheHobbit the book]].
1st Jun '16 3:31:16 PM CyborgIguana
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** Viewers would be [[OurDragonsAreDifferent hard-pressed to recognize Smaug as a dragon]] if he weren't ostensibly referred to as such, instead he looks more like a winged cat-snake-thing and nothing like how he's described in [[Literature/TheHobbit the book]].

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** Viewers would be [[OurDragonsAreDifferent hard-pressed to recognize Smaug [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Smaug]] as a dragon]] dragon if he weren't ostensibly referred to as such, such in-universe, instead he looks more like a winged cat-snake-thing serpentine cat thing and nothing like how he's described in [[Literature/TheHobbit the book]].
1st Jun '16 8:55:52 AM CyborgIguana
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** Viewers would be [[OurDragonsAreDifferent hard-pressed to recognize Smaug as a dragon]] if he weren't ostensibly referred to as such, instead he looks more like a winged cat-snake-thing and nothing like how he's described in [[Literature/TheHobbit the book]].
30th May '16 4:32:17 PM BigBertha
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* Ollie from ''WesternAnimation/TUFFPuppy'' is said to be an opossum, but he looks more like a weasel or a rat.
4th May '16 6:42:59 PM schoi30
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** The Megalodon from the episode "Play Them Ragtime Blues" looked more like a mosasaur instead.

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** The Megalodon megalodon from the episode "Play Them Ragtime Blues" looked more like a mosasaur instead.



* The crocodiles from the Disney classic short "Pluto at the Zoo" look more like gharials in that they have much thinner snouts.

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* The crocodiles from the Disney classic short "Pluto at the Zoo" look more like gharials in that Zoo". Their thin snouts indicate they have could be freshwater crocodiles or slender-snouted crocodiles, but they are much thinner snouts.larger than both species.
2nd May '16 11:55:10 AM EdnaWalker
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** Calhoun Capybara from the same episode actually looks more like a wombat than an actual capybara.

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** Calhoun Capybara from the same episode actually looks more like a yellow wombat than an actual capybara.


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** The Minnie Mouse parody in "One Flew Over a Cuckoo Clock," with her fur on her ears, really short snout, and nose shape, looks more like a koala than a mouse.
26th Apr '16 4:11:42 PM MrMediaGuy2
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** Eileen is supposed to be a mole, but for some reason, has a human face!
21st Apr '16 9:36:10 PM schoi30
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* Steggy from the ''WesternAnimation/ChipAndDaleRescueRangers'' episode "Prehysterical Pet" is supposed to be an alien Stegosaurus, but he looks more like a lizard with backplates and a spiked tail instead.

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* Steggy from the ''WesternAnimation/ChipAndDaleRescueRangers'' episode "Prehysterical Pet" is supposed to be an alien Stegosaurus, but he looks more like a lizard bizarre dragon creature with backplates and a spiked tail instead.
9th Apr '16 9:34:40 PM SAMAS
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* Dizzy Devil (the purple Tasmanian devil), Little Beeper (the red roadrunner), and Gogo Dodo from ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures''.

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* Dizzy Devil (the purple Tasmanian devil), Little Beeper (the red roadrunner), and Gogo Dodo from ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures''.''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'' inherit the non-resemblance of their forebears.



** One of the episodes, "Who Bopped Bugs Bunny?", involved Babs and Buster trying to solve Bugs Bunny's mysterious disappearance. In the end the culprit is revealed to be Sappy Stanley, an elephant who competed and lost against Bugs Bunny in a parody of the UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s. Although he talks through his mouth depending on his mood, most of the time Stanley speaks straight from his trunk (complete with mouth), making him look more like an anteater than an elephant.



* Evil the Cat from ''WesternAnimation/EarthwormJim'' hardly looks like a cat at all; he looks like a white rat with pointed ears.

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* Just like in the video game, Evil the Cat from ''WesternAnimation/EarthwormJim'' hardly looks like a cat at all; he looks like a white rat with pointed ears.



** P.J., Pete's son from ''WesternAnimation/GoofTroop'', ''WesternAnimation/AGoofyMovie'', and ''An Extremely Goofy Movie'', is supposed to be a cat, but in all his appearances, he looked more like and was treated like a [[{{Dogfaces}} Dogface]] instead.

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** P.J., Pete's son from ''WesternAnimation/GoofTroop'', ''WesternAnimation/AGoofyMovie'', and ''An Extremely Goofy Movie'', is supposed to be a cat, but in all his appearances, he looked more like and was treated like a [[{{Dogfaces}} Dogface]] with pointy ears instead.



* Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks and The Chipettes in the animated TV shows and movies look nothing like chipmunks. Averted in the [[Film/AlvinAndTheChipmunks three live-action movies]] and earliest official art though.

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* Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks and The Chipettes in the animated TV shows and movies look nothing like chipmunks.chipmunks(to say nothing of their size). Averted in the [[Film/AlvinAndTheChipmunks three live-action movies]] and earliest official art though.



** Justified in that they're imaginary fleas.

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** Justified in that they're imaginary ''imaginary'' fleas.



* One of the episodes of ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'', "Who Bopped Bugs Bunny?", involved Babs and Buster trying to solve Bugs Bunny's mysterious disappearance. In the end the culprit is revealed to be Sappy Stanley, an elephant who competed and lost against Bugs Bunny in a parody of the UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s. Although he talks through his mouth depending on his mood, most of the time Stanley speaks straight from his trunk (complete with mouth), making him look more like an anteater than an elephant.



** Ankylo has a face that looks more like a cross between a warthog and a bulldog than a real Ankylosaurus.

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** Ankylo has a face that looks more like a cross between a warthog and a bulldog than a real Ankylosaurus. His snorting VerbalTic didn't help, either.
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