History Literature / TheCatInTheHat

23rd Aug '16 11:09:53 AM jccw227
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* PutOnABus: Despite being a prominent character in the first book, the fish is never even mentioned in the sequel. Partly justified since most of the story takes place outside, and because the kids remembered their last encounter with the Cat and are far less trusting of him as a result, making the fish's role unnecessary.
7th Aug '16 7:49:24 PM BenOfHouston
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* BlueAndOrangeMorality: The cat is never malevolent. He is simply trying to have fun and doesn't understand the damage he is doing.
14th Jul '16 12:26:57 PM MrNickelodeon
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A [[Ride/TheCatInTheHat ride]] based off of the book opened with the [[Ride/UniversalStudios Universal's Islands of Adventure]] park in 1999.
15th Apr '16 7:27:37 PM brb1006
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* ScreenToStageAdaptation: A stage version of the book was shown in London sometime in 2011 and was even available on Netflix at one point.
3rd Feb '16 10:51:40 PM Mdumas43073
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''The Cat in the Hat'' is a children's storybook written by Creator/DrSeuss in 1957, that started off his series of books for beginning readers. The story opens on two children who are stuck inside their house due to rain while their mother is out, when they suddenly get a visit from the eponymous character, a six-foot-tall cat who wears a [[NiceHat tall striped hat]]. The Cat offers to entertain them by performing various tricks, with help from his funny-looking assistants, Thing One and Thing Two, despite the objections from the kids' pet fish. Eventually, after the Cat and the Things end up making a mess of the house, the kids take control of the situation, and the Cat makes up for it by cleaning the place on his way out right before the mother returns.

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''The Cat in the Hat'' is a children's storybook written and illustrated by Creator/DrSeuss in 1957, that which started off his series of books for beginning readers. The story opens on two children who are stuck inside their house due to rain while their mother is out, when they suddenly get a visit from the eponymous character, a six-foot-tall cat who wears a [[NiceHat tall striped hat]]. The Cat offers to entertain them by performing various tricks, with help from his funny-looking assistants, Thing One and Thing Two, despite the objections from the kids' pet fish. Eventually, after the Cat and the Things end up making a mess of the house, the kids take control of the situation, and the Cat makes up for it by cleaning the place on his way out right before the mother returns.
22nd Jul '15 6:02:36 PM JB0187
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* ScrewySquirrel: The Cat

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* ScrewySquirrel: The Cat
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24th Apr '15 10:34:01 AM CJCroen1393
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* AnAesop: A little silliness and mischief is fine, as long as you don't take it too far.
29th Dec '14 10:36:53 AM nombretomado
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''The Cat in the Hat'' is a children's storybook written by DrSeuss in 1957, that started off his series of books for beginning readers. The story opens on two children who are stuck inside their house due to rain while their mother is out, when they suddenly get a visit from the eponymous character, a six-foot-tall cat who wears a [[NiceHat tall striped hat]]. The Cat offers to entertain them by performing various tricks, with help from his funny-looking assistants, Thing One and Thing Two, despite the objections from the kids' pet fish. Eventually, after the Cat and the Things end up making a mess of the house, the kids take control of the situation, and the Cat makes up for it by cleaning the place on his way out right before the mother returns.

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''The Cat in the Hat'' is a children's storybook written by DrSeuss Creator/DrSeuss in 1957, that started off his series of books for beginning readers. The story opens on two children who are stuck inside their house due to rain while their mother is out, when they suddenly get a visit from the eponymous character, a six-foot-tall cat who wears a [[NiceHat tall striped hat]]. The Cat offers to entertain them by performing various tricks, with help from his funny-looking assistants, Thing One and Thing Two, despite the objections from the kids' pet fish. Eventually, after the Cat and the Things end up making a mess of the house, the kids take control of the situation, and the Cat makes up for it by cleaning the place on his way out right before the mother returns.



It got [[WesternAnimation/TheCatInTheHat adapted]] in 1971 by [=DePatie-Freleng=] Studios which expands upon the storyline. It was followed up with ''DrSeuss On the Loose'' (in which the Cat introduced animated adaptations of ''Literature/TheSneetches'', ''The Zax'', and ''Literature/GreenEggsAndHam'') and ''WesternAnimation/TheGrinchGrinchesTheCatInTheHat'' (in which the Cat matches wits with the title character of ''WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas''). The Cat later starred in puppet form in ''TheWubbulousWorldOfDrSeuss''. The original book also got a LivingBooks title.

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It got [[WesternAnimation/TheCatInTheHat adapted]] in 1971 by [=DePatie-Freleng=] Studios which expands upon the storyline. It was followed up with ''DrSeuss ''Creator/DrSeuss On the Loose'' (in which the Cat introduced animated adaptations of ''Literature/TheSneetches'', ''The Zax'', and ''Literature/GreenEggsAndHam'') and ''WesternAnimation/TheGrinchGrinchesTheCatInTheHat'' (in which the Cat matches wits with the title character of ''WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas''). The Cat later starred in puppet form in ''TheWubbulousWorldOfDrSeuss''. The original book also got a LivingBooks title.
25th Dec '14 1:59:42 PM Rockatt
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* TechnologyMarchesOn: The idea that children would be sitting around with nothing to do because it's raining outside is rather quaint today. Nowadays the Cat in the Hat would have to tear them away from their video games.

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* TechnologyMarchesOn: The idea that children would be sitting around with nothing to do because it's raining outside is rather quaint today. Nowadays the Cat in the Hat would have to tear them away from their video games.
3rd Dec '14 1:34:23 PM WhizzerMckwoff
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** Ditto for the cat himself (as well as that fish).
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