History Literature / TheStoryOfFerdinand

17th Nov '16 8:39:32 AM fruitstripegum
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* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: The ChristmasSpecial ''From All of Us to All of You'' (including ''Ferdinand'') is aired every Christmas Eve in Sweden since 1960, with ratings only rivalled by major sport events. When ''Ferdinand'' was pulled for one year, public outcry forced the channel to restore the film for the next year.
5th Oct '16 12:46:43 PM Universalist
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17th Sep '16 11:12:50 AM Hemma
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* AmericansLoveDavidHasselhoff: The ChristmasSpecial ''From All of Us to All of You'' (including ''Ferdinand'') is aired every Christmas Eve in Sweden since 1960, with ratings only rivalled by major sport events. When ''Ferdinand'' was pulled for one year, public outcry forced the channel to restore the film for the next year.


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* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: The ChristmasSpecial ''From All of Us to All of You'' (including ''Ferdinand'') is aired every Christmas Eve in Sweden since 1960, with ratings only rivalled by major sport events. When ''Ferdinand'' was pulled for one year, public outcry forced the channel to restore the film for the next year.
17th Sep '16 11:12:23 AM Hemma
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* AmericansLoveDavidHasselhoff: The ChristmasSpecial ''From All of Us to All of You'' (including ''Ferdinand'') is aired every Christmas Eve in Sweden since 1960, with ratings only rivalled by major sport events. When ''Ferdinand'' was pulled for one year, public outcry forced the channel to restore the film for the next year.
26th Jul '16 11:54:27 AM Prinzenick
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* CreatorCameo: In the Disney adaptation, Creator/WaltDisney himself provides the "speaking" voice of Ferdinand's mother, and animator [[Creator/DisneysNineOldMen Milt Kahl]] voices Ferdinand as a calf.
12th Apr '16 2:14:09 PM Snicka
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* BeeAfraid: Sitting on a bumblebee is what initiates Ferdinand going mad and getting selected for the bullfight.
12th Apr '16 2:12:29 PM Snicka
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* BerserkButton: A mild one for Ferdinand's mother, who frowns at the narrator for calling her a cow.
* BlowingARaspberry: A blink-and-you'll-miss-it part in the Disney adaptation. When the crowd shows dismay and anger at Ferdinand for smelling the flowers, one of the horses can be seen sticking his tongue out at him.

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* BerserkButton: A mild one for Ferdinand's mother, mother in the Disney adaptation, who frowns at the narrator for calling her a cow.
* BlowingARaspberry: A blink-and-you'll-miss-it part in the Disney adaptation. When the crowd shows dismay and anger at Ferdinand for smelling the flowers, one of the horses can be seen sticking his tongue out at him. The matador also blows a raspberry at Ferdinand when trying to taunt him to fight.



* {{Spexico}}: Obvious in the dress of the bull scouts, and the achitecture of Madrid.

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* {{Spexico}}: Obvious in the dress of the bull scouts, scouts (one of them even wears a sombrero), and the achitecture architecture of Madrid.
4th Jun '14 9:52:40 PM Wildstar93
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* ALoadOfBull


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* BerserkButton: A mild one for Ferdinand's mother, who frowns at the narrator for calling her a cow.
* BlowingARaspberry: A blink-and-you'll-miss-it part in the Disney adaptation. When the crowd shows dismay and anger at Ferdinand for smelling the flowers, one of the horses can be seen sticking his tongue out at him.


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* GoodParents: Ferdinand's mother doesn't understand why her son doesn't play with the other bulls, but she lets him continue smelling the flowers.
21st Jan '14 6:54:07 AM Ecclytennysmithylove
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* AllDesertsHaveCacti: Although the story is set in the rather arid regions of Southern Spain, we obviously see prickly pear cacti in the background.



* EasterEgg: In the Disney adaptation, one of the spectators entering the bullring is [[Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs Snow White]].
* FacePalm: The matador delivers an ''epic'' one when Ferdinand refuses to fight.



* AllDesertsHaveCacti: Although the story is set in the rather arid regions of Southern Spain, we obviously see prickly pear cacti in the background.
* EasterEgg: In the Disney adaptation, one of the spectators entering the bullring is [[Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs Snow White]].
* FacePalm: The matador delivers an ''epic'' one when Ferdinand refuses to fight.
5th Mar '13 8:36:50 AM LordGro
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A children's book published in 1936, it is the story of a bull who would rather sit down and smell flowers than fight in a ring like all the other bulls.

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A children's book written by Munro Leaf and illustrated by Robert Lawson, published in 1936, it is the story of a bull who would rather sit down and smell flowers than fight in a ring like all the other bulls.


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* BeastlyBloodsports: Bullfighting.
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