History Music / TheAquabats

14th May '17 12:03:59 PM Andyroid
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* AlbumIntroTrack: "Now Stand Back, For Your Own Safety!" from ''Charge!!''



--->Where are his eyes, where are his eyes?!
--->Something's got to give!

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--->Where are his eyes, where are his eyes?!
--->Something's
eyes?!\\
Something's
got to give!



* CurseCutShort[=/=]SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: In this bit from "Captain Hampton and the Midget Pirates!"
-->Now, seven weeks into the trip\\
And Jim was sick to the death\\
Of being sick\\
Some kind of action he wanted\\
As he searched the seas\\
For everyday was the same old... stuff\\
\\
That night he felt like jumping ship\\
But then he heard a crash\\
Hit the starboard side of the ship\\
And bumped him out of his bunk\\
Onto his bottom



He could grant me any wish''

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He could grant me any wish''wish\\
"Okay," I said, "That sounds great\\
I think I understand."\\
The fish rolled up his sleeves\\
And said "Your wish is my command!"''



* InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons: "Luck Dragon Lady!"

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* InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons: "Luck Dragon Lady!"Lady!" is a love song between a dragon and his girlfriend.



* MadeASlave: The fate of the title character of "Sandy Face!"

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* MadeASlave: The fate of the title character of "Sandy Face!" is to be sold into "hippie slavery", serving grilled-cheese sandwiches at Grateful Dead concerts.



* ReptilesAreAbhorrent: "Attacked by Snakes!"



* ShockAndAwe: In addition to his rapport with stripey big cats, Miklik the Tiger Rider from "Tiger Rider vs. the Time Sprinkler!" has powers of lightning control.

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* ShockAndAwe: In addition to his rapport with stripey striped big cats, Miklik the Tiger Rider from "Tiger Rider vs. the Time Sprinkler!" has powers of lightning control.



And you pull down the lightning

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And you pull down the lightninglightning (Ride the lightning!)



It's all about the Lincolns in your bank account

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It's all about the Lincolns in your bank accountaccount\
* SnakesAreSinister: "Attacked by Snakes!"


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* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: In the second verse from "Captain Hampton and the Midget Pirates!"
-->Now, seven weeks into the trip\\
And Jim was sick to the death\\
Of being sick\\
Some kind of action he wanted\\
As he searched the seas\\
For everyday was the same old... [[SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion stuff]]\\
\\
That night he felt like jumping ship\\
But then he heard a crash\\
Hit the starboard side of the ship\\
And bumped him out of his bunk\\
Onto his bottom
19th Jan '17 5:42:36 PM Andyroid
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* ExactWords: In "Poppin' A Wheelie!", MC Bat Commander asks "Who likes popping a wheelie?" and gets [[FlatJoy some half-hearted cheering]]. He gets [[BigYes a much more enthusiastic response]] when he asks "Who ''loves'' popping a wheelie?"



* MundaneMadeAwesome:

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* MundaneMadeAwesome:MundaneMadeAwesome: The Aquabats seem to love writing epic songs about relatively mundane things.


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** "Poppin a Wheelie!" is a song about a guy who is really enthusiastic about popping wheelies on his bicycle.
16th Oct '16 6:28:38 PM Andyroid
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* GenieInABottle: "Lotto Fever!"
-->''In a bottle of noodles\\
I found a small green fish\\
Who told a fish story\\
He could grant me any wish''


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** "The Story of Nothing!" is a bouncy ska tune about the sting of unrequited love.
9th Jul '16 9:37:49 AM nombretomado
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After years in DevelopmentHell, The Aquabats succeeded in producing their own starring television series, TheAquabatsSuperShow.

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After years in DevelopmentHell, The Aquabats succeeded in producing their own starring television series, TheAquabatsSuperShow.''Series/TheAquabatsSuperShow''.



* AnimatedAdaptation: As part of TheAquabatsSuperShow, featuring standalone shorts featuring their Lil' Bat mascot, Pablo and episodic shorts with the Aquabats animated like out of an oldschool anime (featuring character designs from long time fan, Pey)

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* AnimatedAdaptation: As part of TheAquabatsSuperShow, ''Series/TheAquabatsSuperShow'', featuring standalone shorts featuring their Lil' Bat mascot, Pablo and episodic shorts with the Aquabats animated like out of an oldschool anime (featuring character designs from long time fan, Pey)



* {{Crossover}}: Strong Bad and WebAnimation/HomestarRunner both make an appearance in "Pink Pants!" Christian Jacobs and H*R co-creator Matt Chapman both work on ''Series/YoGabbaGabba'' Matt is also one of the lead writers for TheAquabatsSupershow and portrays Carl the Wizard, who is basically [[{{Expy}} a live-action version of Strong Bad]], in the season one episode "Cobraman!".

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* {{Crossover}}: Strong Bad and WebAnimation/HomestarRunner both make an appearance in "Pink Pants!" Christian Jacobs and H*R co-creator Matt Chapman both work on ''Series/YoGabbaGabba'' Matt is also one of the lead writers for TheAquabatsSupershow ''Series/TheAquabatsSuperShow'' and portrays Carl the Wizard, who is basically [[{{Expy}} a live-action version of Strong Bad]], in the season one episode "Cobraman!".
20th May '16 5:23:23 AM erforce
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** "Giant Robot-Birdhead!" features the line [[Film/{{Ghostbusters}} "Don't cross the streams."]]

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** "Giant Robot-Birdhead!" features the line [[Film/{{Ghostbusters}} [[Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}} "Don't cross the streams."]]



** "Radiation Song!" contains references to ''Film/MadMax 2'' (including Humongous as a vaudeville M.C.)

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** "Radiation Song!" contains references to ''Film/MadMax 2'' ''Film/MadMax2TheRoadWarrior'' (including Humongous as a vaudeville M.C.)
12th Apr '16 5:47:53 PM camtheman
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!!Tropes

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!!Tropes!!Myths, Legends, and Other Amazing Tropes, Vol. 2
18th Mar '16 6:12:17 AM Andyroid
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* TheSomethingSong: "Radiation Song!"

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* TheSomethingSong: "Fight Song!" and "Theme Song!" from ''Fury of the Aquabats'', and "Radiation Song!"Song!" from ''Myths, Legends, and Other Amazing Adventures''
22nd Feb '16 10:12:28 AM Andyroid
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* TheSomethingSong: "Radiation Song!"
15th Jan '16 8:04:48 PM Andyroid
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* BoastingThemeTune: "Awesome Forces!"
-->Well have you seen us?\\
We summon awesome forces\\
We are the ones that myths and legends talk about\\
We're so far beyond your definitions\\
We cannot die, we will not be broken!



-->Where are his eyes, where are his eyes?!
-->Something's got to give!

to:

-->Where --->Where are his eyes, where are his eyes?!
-->Something's --->Something's got to give!



-->The toxic waste in synthetic place\\

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-->The --->The toxic waste in synthetic place\\



And Jim was sick to death\\

to:

And Jim was sick to the death\\



-->Sailing on and on and on and on\\

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-->Sailing --->Sailing on and on and on and on\\



On The Wild Sea!

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On The the Wild Sea!



* IAmGreatSong: "Awesome Forces!"
-->Well have you seen us?\\
We summon awesome forces\\
We are the ones that myths and legends talk about\\
We're so far beyond your definitions\\
We cannot die, we will not be broken!



** "The Baker!" is a song that makes being, well, a baker sound bad-ass.
** "Food Fight on the Moon!" is a song about ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin.

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** "The Baker!" is a song that makes being, well, being a baker sound bad-ass.
--->''Up in the morning to start my work\\
I cannot help wanting to bake a dessert\\
Like a gladiator about to meet his fate\\
I enter the arena, bow my head, and start to bake''
** "Food Fight on the Moon!" is a song about ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin.some bored astronauts having a FoodFight [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin on the Moon]].



* NoodleIncident: The bridge to "The Wild Sea!" alludes to a number of crazy misadventures the captain and his crew have been on, including ones involving "the mysterious island of bigfoot women" and "the underwater bison family".



** "Idiot Box!" name-drops Casper the Friendly Ghost, Scooby Doo, Mr. Magoo, and (in the version from "Return of the Aquabats!") Mickey Mouse.

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** "Idiot Box!" name-drops Casper the Friendly Ghost, Scooby Doo, Mr. Magoo, and (in the version from "Return ''Return of the Aquabats!") Aquabats!'') Mickey Mouse.



* TookALevelInBadass: The band seems to have done this, in song. Compare "The Aquabat March!," where apparently there aren't quite so bulletproof, and so beg any villains with guns not to shoot them, to the BoastingThemeTune "Awesome Forces!".

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* TookALevelInBadass: The band seems to have done this, in song. Compare "The Aquabat March!," where apparently there aren't quite so bulletproof, and so beg any villains with guns not to shoot them, to the BoastingThemeTune rather more boastful "Awesome Forces!".
16th Dec '15 9:44:59 PM Andyroid
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-->Grab a hold of the lighting bolt
-->And you pull down the lightning

to:

-->Grab a hold of the lighting bolt
-->And
bolt\\
And
you pull down the lightning



-->Stuck together, you and me\\

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-->Stuck --->Stuck together, you and me\\



-->There are times when you find\\
Lobsters in a bucket can't climb out\\
Why won't they climb away?\\
Because other lobsters pull them down!



* TookALevelInBadass: The band seems to have done this, in song. Compare "The Aquabat March!," where apparently there aren't quite so bulletproof, and so beg any villains with guns not to shoot them, to "Awesome Forces!" where, well, check the page quote.

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* TookALevelInBadass: The band seems to have done this, in song. Compare "The Aquabat March!," where apparently there aren't quite so bulletproof, and so beg any villains with guns not to shoot them, to the BoastingThemeTune "Awesome Forces!" where, well, check the page quote.Forces!".


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* TranslationYes: The name of the eponymous Tiger Rider from "Tiger Rider vs. the Time Sprinkler!"
-->His name is Miklik, which is translated\\
To mean "the champion of hope and glory"


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* YourCheatingHeart: "My Skateboard!"
-->I just wanted you to come over\\
Sit on the couch and hold me tight\\
But you went out with some dumb jock\\
And left me alone with my skateboard tonight!
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