History Literature / ThePlagueDogs

31st Jul '16 4:55:16 AM Morgenthaler
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A 1977 novel by RichardAdams about two dogs named [[BigFriendlyDog Rowf]] and [[MisterMuffykins Snitter]]. The two narrowly escape from an animal testing lab and roam the English countryside with the help of a fox known only as "[[NoNameGiven the tod]]" (a dialect word for "fox"). The facility, [[FunWithAcronyms Animal Research, Scientific and Experimental]], attempts to reclaim the dogs and spreads a rumour that the two harbour a dangerous bioweapon to assist in their capture, hence the title. It was [[AnimatedAdaptation made into an animated feature-length film]] in 1982, a few years after Adams' other book, ''Literature/WatershipDown''.

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A 1977 novel by RichardAdams Creator/RichardAdams about two dogs named [[BigFriendlyDog Rowf]] and [[MisterMuffykins Snitter]]. The two narrowly escape from an animal testing lab and roam the English countryside with the help of a fox known only as "[[NoNameGiven the tod]]" (a dialect word for "fox"). The facility, [[FunWithAcronyms Animal Research, Scientific and Experimental]], attempts to reclaim the dogs and spreads a rumour that the two harbour a dangerous bioweapon to assist in their capture, hence the title. It was [[AnimatedAdaptation made into an animated feature-length film]] in 1982, a few years after Adams' other book, ''Literature/WatershipDown''.
18th Jun '16 8:18:42 PM Mdumas43073
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A 1977 novel by RichardAdams about two dogs named [[BigFriendlyDog Rowf]] and [[MisterMuffykins Snitter]]. The two narrowly escape from an animal testing lab and roam the English countryside with the help of a fox known only as "[[NoNameGiven the tod]]" (a dialect word for "fox"). The facility, [[FunWithAcronyms Animal Research, Scientific and Experimental]], attempts to reclaim the dogs and spreads a rumour that the two harbour a dangerous bioweapon to assist in their capture, hence the title. It was [[AnimatedAdaptation made into an animated feature-length film]] in 1982, a few years after Adams' other book ''Literature/WatershipDown''.

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A 1977 novel by RichardAdams about two dogs named [[BigFriendlyDog Rowf]] and [[MisterMuffykins Snitter]]. The two narrowly escape from an animal testing lab and roam the English countryside with the help of a fox known only as "[[NoNameGiven the tod]]" (a dialect word for "fox"). The facility, [[FunWithAcronyms Animal Research, Scientific and Experimental]], attempts to reclaim the dogs and spreads a rumour that the two harbour a dangerous bioweapon to assist in their capture, hence the title. It was [[AnimatedAdaptation made into an animated feature-length film]] in 1982, a few years after Adams' other book book, ''Literature/WatershipDown''.


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19th Feb '16 3:27:55 PM Mdumas43073
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A 1977 novel by RichardAdams about two dogs named [[BigFriendlyDog Rowf]] and [[MisterMuffykins Snitter]]. The two narrowly escape from an animal testing lab and roam the English countryside with the help of a fox known only as "[[NoNameGiven the tod]]" (a dialect word for "fox"). The facility, [[FunWithAcronyms Animal Research, Scientific and Experimental]], attempts to reclaim the dogs and spreads a rumour that the two harbour a dangerous bioweapon to assist in their capture, hence the title. It was [[AnimatedAdaptation made into an animated feature-length film]] in TheEighties a few of years after RichardAdams' other book ''Literature/WatershipDown''.

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A 1977 novel by RichardAdams about two dogs named [[BigFriendlyDog Rowf]] and [[MisterMuffykins Snitter]]. The two narrowly escape from an animal testing lab and roam the English countryside with the help of a fox known only as "[[NoNameGiven the tod]]" (a dialect word for "fox"). The facility, [[FunWithAcronyms Animal Research, Scientific and Experimental]], attempts to reclaim the dogs and spreads a rumour that the two harbour a dangerous bioweapon to assist in their capture, hence the title. It was [[AnimatedAdaptation made into an animated feature-length film]] in TheEighties 1982, a few of years after RichardAdams' Adams' other book ''Literature/WatershipDown''.
17th Jan '16 7:10:59 PM aye_amber
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29th Oct '15 3:29:47 PM Aquila89
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* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: The dogs have a song about another dog from their lab. It ends with "His name was Kiff, he was black and white/He was burned to cinders--serve him right." [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]], since Rowf and Snitter actually seem to miss Kiff and often mention him

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* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: The dogs have a song about another dog from their lab. It ends with "His name was Kiff, he was black and white/He was burned to cinders--serve him right." [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]], since Rowf and Snitter actually seem to miss Kiff and often mention him him.
22nd Sep '15 1:14:14 AM Morgenthaler
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17th Sep '15 4:23:19 PM gallium
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* SuicideBySea: When animal control and the police converge upon the two dogs in an attempt to recapture them, Rowf and Snitter swim out to sea rather than go back to the horrors of the lab.
13th Sep '15 8:10:52 PM toonyloon
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Known for being DarkerAndGrittier than the previous work, it is set in the [[GrimUpNorth gray and wintry fells]] of England's [[OopNorth Lake District]]. The animated adaptation is an [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids infamous]] [[TearJerker/WesternAnimation Tear Jerker]] as well (to the point that many call it "a British version of GraveoftheFireflies with dogs"); the original print of the film was censored for wide release and is [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes considered rare]].

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Known for being DarkerAndGrittier than the previous work, it is set in the [[GrimUpNorth gray and wintry fells]] of England's [[OopNorth Lake District]]. The animated adaptation is an [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids infamous]] [[TearJerker/WesternAnimation Tear Jerker]] as well (to the point that many call it "a British version of GraveoftheFireflies Anime/GraveOfTheFireflies with dogs"); the original print of the film was censored for wide release and is [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes considered rare]].
20th Jul '15 9:34:10 PM johnnycade7
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20th Jul '15 9:31:58 PM johnnycade7
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Known for being DarkerAndGrittier than the previous work, it is set in the [[GrimUpNorth gray and wintry fells]] of England's [[OopNorth Lake District]]. The animated adaptation is an [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids infamous]] [[TearJerker/WesternAnimation Tear Jerker]] as well (to the point that many call it "a British version of [[The Grave of Fireflies]] with dogs"); the original print of the film was censored for wide release and is [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes considered rare]].

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Known for being DarkerAndGrittier than the previous work, it is set in the [[GrimUpNorth gray and wintry fells]] of England's [[OopNorth Lake District]]. The animated adaptation is an [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids infamous]] [[TearJerker/WesternAnimation Tear Jerker]] as well (to the point that many call it "a British version of [[The Grave of Fireflies]] GraveoftheFireflies with dogs"); the original print of the film was censored for wide release and is [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes considered rare]].
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