History Literature / MrMen

8th Apr '16 7:26:33 AM PowerfulLewpster
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* MeaningfulName: All of them. Mr. Happy is happy all the time, Mr. Strong is incredibly physically strong, Little Miss Neat is obsessed with cleanliness, Little Miss Fickle is incapable of making up her mind about anything, and so on. The human characters also have names like Doctor Makeyouwell.

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* LotsAndLotsOfCharacters: There have been a total of 84 Mr. Men and Little Misses in the series, including upcoming characters Mr. Marvellous and Miss Fabulous.
* MeaningfulName: All of them. Mr. Happy is happy all the time, Mr. Strong is incredibly physically strong, Little Miss Neat is obsessed with cleanliness, Little Miss Fickle is incapable of making up her mind about anything, and so on.etc. The human characters also have names like Doctor Makeyouwell.
30th Nov '15 7:22:08 AM MrMenCentral
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** Mr. Jelly is called Mr. Nervous in the USA and Canada since "jelly" in those countries refers not to the wobbly, gelatin-based dessert but to a form of fruit preserve made from boiled fruit juice and sugar, so it doesn't carry the same association with nervousness.

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** Mr. Jelly is called Mr. Nervous in the USA and Canada since "jelly" in those countries refers [[SeparatedByACommonLanguage not to the wobbly, gelatin-based dessert but to a form of fruit preserve made from boiled fruit juice and sugar, sugar]], so it doesn't carry the same association with nervousness.



** Mr. Good lives in Badland. He goes for a walk and ends up in Goodland, where he moves to at the end of the book.



* InvisibleAnatomy: Mr. Sneeze lacks visible arms, most characters lack visible noses, and almost every character lacks visible ears. This does not stop them from doing things that require their unseen body parts.

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* InvisibleAnatomy: Mr. Sneeze lacks visible arms, most characters [[TheNoseless lack visible noses, noses]], and almost every character lacks visible ears. This does not stop them from doing things that require their unseen body parts.
18th Nov '15 5:07:51 PM KingKoopa87
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** Mr. Clumsy repeatedly trips over his always untied shoelaces, knocking things flying as he lands. In his first appearance in ''Mr. Fussy'' as the title character's long lost cousin,[[note]] Mr. Clumsy is essentially Mr. Fussy with a rounder body, permanently unkempt hair and moustache, and untied shoes.[[/note]] he drops and/or trips over so many things that he leaves his SuperOCD relative's house a complete wreck.

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** Mr. Clumsy repeatedly trips over his always untied shoelaces, knocking things flying as he lands. In his first appearance in ''Mr. Fussy'' as the title character's long lost cousin,[[note]] Mr. Clumsy is essentially Mr. Fussy with a rounder body, permanently unkempt hair and moustache, and untied shoes.[[/note]] he drops and/or trips over so many things that he leaves his SuperOCD relative's house a complete wreck.[[note]] Things proceed to get worse for Mr. Fussy when Mr. Bump [[HereWeGoAgain comes for a visit]].[[/note]]
15th Jul '15 7:20:37 PM mlsmithca
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[[caption-width-right:350:[[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters And this is only about half of the cast.]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters And this is only about half of the cast.]]]]
]][[note]] (All names from left to right.) Top row: Mr Strong, Mr Bump, Mr Happy, Mr Tickle, Mr Birthday, Mr Bounce, Mr Brave. Second row: Mr Busy, Mr Chatterbox, Mr Cheerful, Mr Christmas, Mr Clever, Mr Wrong, Mr Worry, Mr Tall. Third row: Mr Clumsy, Mr Daydream, Mr Dizzy, Mr Forgetful, Mr Funny, Mr Fussy, Mr Uppity. Fourth row: Mr Skinny, Mr Good, Mr Greedy, Mr Grumble, Mr Grumpy, Mr Impossible, Mr Jelly, Mr Topsy-Turvy. Fifth row: Mr Lazy, Mr Mean, Mr Messy, Mr Mischief, Mr Muddle, Mr Nobody, Mr Cool. Sixth row: Mr Noisy, Mr Nonsense, Mr Nosey, Mr Perfect, Mr Quiet, Mr Rude, Mr Snow. Bottom row: Mr Rush, Mr Silly, Mr Slow, Mr Small, Mr Sneeze.[[/note]]]]
15th Jul '15 7:11:46 PM mlsmithca
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* DubNameChange: Mr. Mean and Mr. Jelly are called Mr. Stingy and Mr. Nervous in the American versions.

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Mr. Mean and Mr. Jelly are called is renamed Mr. Stingy and in North American editions to clarify that he is mean with his money rather than mean to other people (though he has moments of the latter as well).
** Mr. Jelly is called
Mr. Nervous in the American versions.USA and Canada since "jelly" in those countries refers not to the wobbly, gelatin-based dessert but to a form of fruit preserve made from boiled fruit juice and sugar, so it doesn't carry the same association with nervousness.
10th May '15 10:47:43 AM mlsmithca
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* ConstantlyCurious: Little Miss Curious, as her name indicates, has an unquenchable thirst for answers to all sorts of questions.

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* ConstantlyCurious: Little Miss Curious, as her name indicates, has an unquenchable thirst for answers to all sorts of questions.questions, such as why the worms in Nonsenseland wear bow ties.



* LivingPolyhedron: The Mr. Men and Little Misses.
* MeaningfulName: All of them. The human characters have names like Doctor Makeyouwell.

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* LivingPolyhedron: The Mr. Men and Little Misses.
Misses are almost all shaped like circles, ovals, squares, rectangles, or triangles with arms, legs, and faces.
* MeaningfulName: All of them. Mr. Happy is happy all the time, Mr. Strong is incredibly physically strong, Little Miss Neat is obsessed with cleanliness, Little Miss Fickle is incapable of making up her mind about anything, and so on. The human characters also have names like Doctor Makeyouwell.



* TitleThemeTune: The 1983 series. TWICE!
** Honestly, what else can the Mr. Men sing?

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* TitleThemeTune: The 1983 series. TWICE!
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TWICE! Honestly, what else can the Mr. Men sing?
10th May '15 10:38:27 AM mlsmithca
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* BornLucky: Little Miss Lucky. Oddly, she spends most of her story suffering constant bad luck, and the narrator even asks the reader if it seems strange that the story is called ''Little Miss Lucky''; it turns out that her bad luck was AllJustADream.


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* BornLucky: Little Miss Lucky. Oddly, she spends most of her story suffering constant bad luck, and the narrator even asks the reader if it seems strange that the story is called ''Little Miss Lucky''; it turns out that her bad luck was AllJustADream.
5th May '15 12:23:04 PM mlsmithca
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* AnAesop: Characters defined by negative traits such as Mr. Uppity and Little Miss Bossy usually learn better by the end of their own story.
** AesopAmnesia: ...But when they reappear they still have these characteristics, because otherwise they wouldn't be that character any more.

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* AnAesop: Characters defined by negative traits such as Mr. Uppity and Little Miss Bossy usually learn better by the end of their own story.
** AesopAmnesia: ...But
story... [[AesopAmnesia but when they reappear they still have these characteristics, because otherwise they wouldn't be that character any more.more]].



* BornLucky: Little Miss Lucky.

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* BornLucky: Little Miss Lucky. Oddly, she spends most of her story suffering constant bad luck, and the narrator even asks the reader if it seems strange that the story is called ''Little Miss Lucky''; it turns out that her bad luck was AllJustADream.



* FishOutOfWater: Mr. Quiet lives in Loudland (he moves away at the end of the book with Mr. Happy's help); Mr. Skinny lives in Fatland. (He copes and gets more of an appetite with Mr. Greedy's help.)

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* FishOutOfWater: FishOutOfWater:
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Mr. Quiet lives in Loudland (he Loudland. He moves away at the end of the book with Mr. Happy's help); help.
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Mr. Skinny lives in Fatland. (He He copes and gets more of an appetite with Mr. Greedy's help.)help.
** Mr. Grumpy lives in Happyland. He changes his ways after Mr. Happy asks Mr. Tickle to tickle Mr. Grumpy whenever he is rude to someone.
5th May '15 12:17:05 PM mlsmithca
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** Little Miss Scatterbrain is constantly confusing the names of the other Mr. Men and Little Misses, and when she goes into town to buy sausages, she walks into a bank instead and asks for two pounds (of sausages), then wonders what the two notes the bank teller passes her are in aid of.

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** Little Miss Scatterbrain is constantly confusing the names of the other Mr. Men and Little Misses, and when she goes into town to buy sausages, she walks into a bank instead and asks for two pounds (of sausages), then wonders what the two notes the bank teller passes her are in aid of.[[note]] The book having been written in the days before the pound note was taken out of circulation in favour of a coin.[[/note]]



** Mr. Topsy-Turvy is the worst. He walks backwards, reads books upside-down (''and'' starts from the last page), has a crazy-looking house, and can't talks in sentences with the words mixed up. Even worse, this behavior is catching; when he visited a city, [[GotMeDoingIt the folks there started acting like him.]]

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** Mr. Topsy-Turvy is the worst. He walks backwards, reads books upside-down (''and'' starts from the last page), has a crazy-looking house, and can't talks in sentences with the words mixed up. Even worse, this behavior is catching; when he visited a city, [[GotMeDoingIt the folks there started acting like him.]]
1st May '15 6:25:49 PM Maxaphone
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* InsaneTrollLogic: Mr. Nonsense does this a lot, naturally. When asked why he likes oatmeal on toast, he replies, "Because I tried oatmeal sandwiches and I didn't like them!" When asked why he sleeps in a rowboat, he replies, "Because I tried sleeping in a motorboat but it was too uncomfortable!"



* TheKiddieRide: Jolly Roger made a Mr. Funny Car and a Mr,. Bump see-saw. OMC Electronics made a Mr. Happy train in limited production numbers.

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* TheKiddieRide: Jolly Roger made a Mr. Funny Car and a Mr,.Mr. Bump see-saw. OMC Electronics made a Mr. Happy train in limited production numbers.
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