History Literature / HortonHearsAWho

25th Apr '18 9:35:55 AM Malady
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[[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused]] with "Horton Hears The Who", which is a) a Music/TheWho bootleg and b) an IncrediblyLamePun so obvious it has been made several times independently.

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[[IThoughtItMeant [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused]] with "Horton Hears The Who", which is a) a Music/TheWho bootleg and b) an IncrediblyLamePun so obvious it has been made several times independently.
13th Apr '18 6:47:26 PM PStriderFan
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* AllLovingHero: Horton. He even forgives and makes peace with the Kangaroo, despite everything she's put him through.



* WellIntentionedExtremist: Kangaroo is actually a subversion. It's pretty obvious that she's enforcing her rules for the sake of her own ego instead of actually protecting anybody (She goes on about protecting the children, [[HypocriticalHumor then kicks Katie]] [[{{Jerkass}} clear across the jungle.]])

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* WellIntentionedExtremist: Kangaroo is actually a subversion. It's pretty obvious that she's enforcing her rules for the sake of her own ego instead of actually protecting anybody (She goes on about protecting the children, [[HypocriticalHumor then kicks Katie]] [[{{Jerkass}} clear across the jungle.]])jungle]]).
13th Apr '18 6:41:06 PM PStriderFan
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* EvilIsHammy: Vlad.

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* EvilIsHammy: EvilIsHammy/FauxAffablyEvil: Vlad.


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* LaughablyEvil: Vlad, of course.
13th Apr '18 6:35:31 PM PStriderFan
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* BigBad: The Kangaroo serves as this, hunting down Horton so she can make him admit that he's supposedly wrong about the spec having living people inside of it. [[spoiler:She ultimately makes a HeelFaceTurn after realizing he's right.]]

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* BigBad: The Kangaroo serves as this, hunting down Horton so she can make him admit that he's supposedly wrong about the spec having living people inside of it. [[spoiler:She ultimately makes a HeelFaceTurn after realizing he's right.]]



* HeelFaceTurn: The Kangaroo makes peace with Horton and the other animals by the end of the movie.

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* HeelFaceTurn: The Kangaroo and makes peace with Horton and the other animals by the end of the movie.movie. Even Vlad to an extent goes through this at the end as well.



* {{Jerkass}}: The Kangaroo, of course.



* WouldntHitAGirl: [[GentleGiant Horton]] doesn't attack [[BigBad the Kangaroo]], despite the abuse she put him through in the final act.
2nd Mar '18 6:36:58 PM PStriderFan
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* ObliviouslyEvil: While the Kangaroo is rather unambiguously cruel towards Horton, she ''honestly'' didn't realize that the speck ''did'' have living people inside of it.
1st Mar '18 4:53:10 PM Lymantria
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** One of the portraits of past mayors was [[spoiler:[[AuthorAvatar Dr. Seuss]]]] himself (specifically, the one of Ned's father)!

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** One of the portraits of past mayors was [[spoiler:[[AuthorAvatar [[spoiler:[[CreatorCameo Dr. Seuss]]]] himself (specifically, the one of Ned's father)!
1st Mar '18 4:48:12 PM Lymantria
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* MisplacedWildlife: Kangaroo.

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* MisplacedWildlife: Kangaroo.Kangaroos in the same jungle as elephants and monkeys.
1st Mar '18 12:52:29 PM PStriderFan
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* BigBad: The Kangaroo serves as this, hunting down Horton so she can make him admit that he's supposedly wrong about the spec having living people inside of it.

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* BigBad: The Kangaroo serves as this, hunting down Horton so she can make him admit that he's supposedly wrong about the spec having living people inside of it. [[spoiler:She ultimately makes a HeelFaceTurn after realizing he's right.]]
28th Feb '18 7:21:56 PM PStriderFan
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* BigBad: The Kangaroo serves as this, hunting down Horton so she can make him admit that he's supposedly wrong about the spec having living people inside of it.


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* EvilIsHammy: Vlad.


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* GrumpyBear: The Kangaroo.
* HeelFaceTurn: The Kangaroo makes peace with Horton and the other animals by the end of the movie.


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* {{Jerkass}}: The Kangaroo, of course.


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* WouldntHitAGirl: [[GentleGiant Horton]] doesn't attack [[BigBad the Kangaroo]], despite the abuse she put him through in the final act.
7th Feb '18 6:43:51 PM rjd1922
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* {{Animesque}}: at one point in the movie Horton imagines himself as a ninja with manga, anime, and poor dubbing parodied affectionately.



* CentralTheme: ''A persons a person, no matter how small''.

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* CentralTheme: ''A persons person's a person, no matter how small''.



* AdaptationExpansion: The movie.

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* AdaptationExpansion: The movie, as necessary to make a short children's book into a feature-length movie.



** And possibly genocidal (toward the Who's) as well. Notice how she tried to take the clover away from Horton ''even after she heard the Who's "we are here".''

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** And possibly genocidal (toward the Who's) Whos) as well. Notice how she tried to take the clover away from Horton ''even after she heard the Who's Whos "we are here".''



* ArtShift: Happens twice. The first time is a 2D animated sequence drawn completely in Seuss' distinctive style. The other is an {{Anime}} parody action sequence/daydream, complete with mouth movements that don't match up to the voices.

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* ArtShift: Happens twice. The first time is a 2D animated sequence drawn completely in Seuss' distinctive style. The other is an {{Anime}} {{animesque}} parody action sequence/daydream, complete with [[HongKongDub mouth movements that don't match up to the voices.voices]].
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