History Leitmotif / WesternAnimation

2nd Apr '18 1:23:58 PM thedoritooverlord
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* WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball: Mr. Smallís ap pearances are usually preceded by the strum of a sitar.

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* WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball: Mr. Smallís ap pearances appearances are usually preceded by the strum of a sitar.
2nd Apr '18 1:23:44 PM thedoritooverlord
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* WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball: Mr. Smallís apoearances are usually preceded by the strum of a sitar.

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* WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball: Mr. Smallís apoearances ap pearances are usually preceded by the strum of a sitar.
22nd Mar '18 4:42:51 PM DaFlabbagasta
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*** Huh. I'd have thought "Arab Dance" from "Nutcracker" would be more fitting.
22nd Mar '18 4:31:12 PM KagSwirby
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* In ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'', various locations have leitmotifs, most notably Mrs. Puff's boating school, the Barg'n'Mart, and the Krusty Krab. A smaller number of characters, most notably Mermaidman and Barnacle Boy, have their own themes as well.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'', ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'', various locations have leitmotifs, most notably Mrs. Puff's boating school, the Barg'n'Mart, and the Krusty Krab. A smaller number of characters, most notably Mermaidman and Barnacle Boy, have their own themes as well.



** The song called [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLXyCF32CP0 "The Lineman"]] existed before ''Spongebob'', but kids have it embedded in their heads as the "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy theme."

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** The song called [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLXyCF32CP0 "The Lineman"]] existed before ''Spongebob'', ''[=SpongeBob=]'', but kids have it embedded in their heads as the "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy theme."
28th Feb '18 6:39:36 AM MsCC93
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* Aku of ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' is accompanied by low, malevolent, and warbling horns (mixed with a few [[ScareChord Scare Chords]] and rattling flutes for good measure) when he appears.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack:''
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Aku of ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' is accompanied by low, malevolent, and warbling horns (mixed with a few [[ScareChord Scare Chords]] and rattling flutes for good measure) when he appears.appears.
** Da Samurai has a hip-hop jingle whenever he appeared. He even brought his own stereo for this. Averted in his appearance in season 5.
23rd Feb '18 5:48:04 PM Kartoonkid95
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** Poopdeck Pappy has one, which is an instrumental version of his song from "My Pop, My Pop".
** Bluto often has the sea shanty "Blow the Man Down" as his theme.

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** Poopdeck Pappy has one, which is an instrumental version of his song from "My ''My Pop, My Pop".
Pop''.
** Bluto often has the sea shanty "Blow the Man Down" as his theme. In the pilot short, "Barnacle Bill the Sailor" served as his theme.
11th Feb '18 9:54:32 PM louisXVI
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* Sideshow Bob is one of the only characters on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' to get a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QH3RhbVP7cA leitmotif.]]
** Appropriately enough, given the episode it was first used in, his theme is essentially a SuspiciouslySimilarSong of the title music for ''Film/CapeFear''.

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* Sideshow Bob is one Several of the only villainous characters on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' to get have a Leitmotif:
** In any episode he appears, Sideshow Bob is almost always accompanied by a few ominous bars.
** Appropriately enough, given the episode it was first used in, his theme is essentially a SuspiciouslySimilarSong of the
[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QH3RhbVP7cA leitmotif.]]
** Appropriately enough, given the episode it was first used in, his theme is essentially a SuspiciouslySimilarSong of the
title music music]] for ''Film/CapeFear''.



** What about [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QvtrJwakGU Duffman]]?



** Whenever villain Charles Montgomery Burns is in his mansion or is planning another evil scheme, you can bet you will hear that sinister music reminiscent of ''Film/CitizenKane'''s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZOzk7T93wE opening sequence]]. Release the sounds!
** Two words (and three notes): Fat Tony.

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** A vaguely Godfatherian/Italian musical theme accompanies most appearances of Fat Tony.
** Whenever villain Charles Montgomery Burns is in his mansion or is planning another evil scheme, you can bet you will hear that sinister music reminiscent of ''Film/CitizenKane'''s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZOzk7T93wE opening sequence]]. Release the sounds!
** Two words (and three notes): Fat Tony.Though not a villain, in a few episodes "Oh Yeah" by Yello serves as the musical cue for Duffman.
11th Jan '18 11:22:58 AM CeaselessPhoenicopterine
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11th Jan '18 11:22:57 AM CeaselessPhoenicopterine
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* WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball: Mr. Smallís apoearances are usually preceded by the strum of a sitar.
12th Dec '17 7:57:46 PM Seraphine
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** Sokka and Yue also have one, though it may or may not count as a leitmotif since it is essencially an instrumental version of the song Iroh sang in the episode Yue was introduced.

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** Sokka and Yue also have one, though it may or may not count as a leitmotif since it is essencially essentially an instrumental version of the song Iroh sang in the episode Yue was introduced.



* ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003'' gives the Shredder an ominous letimotif with evil {{Ethereal Choir}}s. It's even used when the Demon Shredder appears, and it fits him nicely.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003'' gives the Shredder an ominous letimotif leitmotif with evil {{Ethereal Choir}}s. It's even used when the Demon Shredder appears, and it fits him nicely.



* While ''WesternAnimation/{{Motorcity}}'' usually has a rock/metal soundtrack, whenever Tennie shows up, there's this more beautiful, pieceful sounding piece of music. The Duke and Kane might have a leitmotif as well.

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* While ''WesternAnimation/{{Motorcity}}'' usually has a rock/metal soundtrack, whenever Tennie shows up, there's this more beautiful, pieceful peaceful sounding piece of music. The Duke and Kane might have a leitmotif as well.



** The [[BigBad Diamonds]] have one as well, which makes up the themes of Yellow and Blue Diamond. It also plays whenever one of their actions are shown, such as [[spoiler: the scene in 'Monster Reunion depicting the corruption of almost every single gem left on Earth.]]

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** The [[BigBad Diamonds]] have one as well, which makes up the themes of Yellow and Blue Diamond. It also plays whenever one of their actions are shown, such as [[spoiler: the scene in 'Monster Reunion "Monster Reunion" depicting the corruption of almost every single gem left on Earth.]]
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