History PunBasedTitle / WesternAnimation

24th Nov '17 12:57:18 PM mimitchi33
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* The burgers of the day in ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'' often uses punny names for the Burger Of The Day, usually referencing pop culture: for example, one burger was called "I've Created A Munster", a reference to a famous line in ''Literature/{{Frankenstein}}'' and another was called the "She's A Super Leek" burger, a pun on Rick James' hit song "Super Freak".
* ''WesternAnimation/PawPatrol'' uses one right in the title that is a BilingualBonus: the English word "patrol" comes from the french word "patrouiller", meaning "watch or guard something in a certain place". In Classic French, this word was "patouiller", which came from the word "pate", meaning "paw".
2nd Apr '17 4:00:03 PM AthenaBlue
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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'':
** Chances are, for example, if Bugs Bunny is in it, the toon's title will often make a pun with the word "hare", "rabbit" or "bunny". Famous titles include ''Hare Trigger'', ''WesternAnimation/RabbitFire'', ''WesternAnimation/OneFroggyEvening'', ''WesternAnimation/WhatsOperaDoc'', or ''WesternAnimation/AliBabaBunny''.
** Same for [[WesternAnimation/WileECoyoteAndTheRoadRunner Road Runner]] shorts, which usually have titles that're puns involving either the Road Runner's superspeed (or uttering of "Beep! Beep!") or Wile E. Coyote's tendency to get maimed (''WesternAnimation/FastAndFurryOus'', ''Zoom At the Top'', ''Wild About Hurry'', ''To Beep or Not To Beep'', ''Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z'', ''Boulder Wham!'', ''Scrambled Aches'').
** ''WesternAnimation/TheDucktators'', ''WesternAnimation/BugsBunnyNipsTheNips'', ''WesternAnimation/PlaneDaffy'', ''WesternAnimation/TheOldGreyHare'', ''WesternAnimation/HerrMeetsHare'', ''WesternAnimation/HairRaisingHare'', ''WesternAnimation/LongHairedHare'', ''WesternAnimation/ABearForPunishment'', ''WesternAnimation/TreeForTwo'', ''WesternAnimation/BullyForBugs'', ''WesternAnimation/DuckRabbitDuck'', ''WesternAnimation/FromAToZZZZ'', ''WesternAnimation/WetHare'',... the list is endless.
* ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' is also fond of punny titles. One of which, "Dying for Pie", averts NeverSayDie in a major way.

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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'':
** Chances are,
All over the place in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', but for example, if Bugs Bunny is in it, sheer {{Feghoot}}erifficity the toon's title will often make a pun with prize has to go to the word "hare", "rabbit" or "bunny". Famous titles include ''Hare Trigger'', ''WesternAnimation/RabbitFire'', ''WesternAnimation/OneFroggyEvening'', ''WesternAnimation/WhatsOperaDoc'', or ''WesternAnimation/AliBabaBunny''.
** Same for [[WesternAnimation/WileECoyoteAndTheRoadRunner Road Runner]] shorts, which usually
FountainOfYouth episode where Leela, having met her birth parents in a previous episode, takes the opportunity of being a teenager to try and have titles that're puns involving either the Road Runner's superspeed (or uttering of "Beep! Beep!") or Wile E. Coyote's tendency to get maimed (''WesternAnimation/FastAndFurryOus'', ''Zoom At the Top'', ''Wild About Hurry'', ''To Beep or Not To Beep'', ''Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z'', ''Boulder Wham!'', ''Scrambled Aches'').
** ''WesternAnimation/TheDucktators'', ''WesternAnimation/BugsBunnyNipsTheNips'', ''WesternAnimation/PlaneDaffy'', ''WesternAnimation/TheOldGreyHare'', ''WesternAnimation/HerrMeetsHare'', ''WesternAnimation/HairRaisingHare'', ''WesternAnimation/LongHairedHare'', ''WesternAnimation/ABearForPunishment'', ''WesternAnimation/TreeForTwo'', ''WesternAnimation/BullyForBugs'', ''WesternAnimation/DuckRabbitDuck'', ''WesternAnimation/FromAToZZZZ'', ''WesternAnimation/WetHare'',... the list is endless.
a normal childhood: "[[Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles]]".
* ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' is also fond of ''WesternAnimation/FilmationsGhostbusters'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' were well known for their punny titles. One of which, "Dying for Pie", averts NeverSayDie in For example, FGB had "Mummy Dearest" (''Literature/MommieDearest''); RGB had "A Fright at the Opera" (punning on a major way.Creator/MarxBrothers movie and a Music/{{Queen}} album). However, they ''shared'' a pun by having one episode each called "Rollerghoster!".



* ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'' = Tasmania.
* The king of Western animation pun-titles is likely the Jay Ward shows, particularly ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle''. Each R&B story ended in a cliffhanger ending, with the narrator giving two possible episode titles, both of them usually puns. Example (when Rocky's strapped to a runaway missile): "'The Squirrel Next Door', or 'High, Neighbor'!"
* Especially in later seasons, most of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode titles are puns such as "Mobile Homer", "Moaning Lisa", or "The Bart of War." The ''Mona Lisa'', in fact, is one of the most frequent target of parodied episode titles; there have been at least three episodes whose titles use that pun, while the others are a more diverse - the only other recurring theme is "<member of the Simpson family> vs. <plot point>".
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' has many of these: "The Stare Master" (a pun on the [=StairMaster=] exercise device), "Griffon The Brush-Off" (given the brush-off), "Owl's Well That Ends Well" (all's well that ends well), "Lesson Zero" (less than zero), "Magical Mystery Cure" (''[[Music/TheBeatles Magical Mystery Tour]]''), "The Ticket Master" (Ticketmaster), "Boast Busters" (''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}''), "Look Before You Sleep" (look before you leap), "Feeling Pinkie Keen" (feeling peachy keen), "A Friend in Deed" (a friend indeed), "Castle Mane-ia" (''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}''), "Filli Vanilli" (Music/MilliVanilli), "Secret of My Excess" (''Film/TheSecretOfMySuccess''), "Bloom & Gloom" (gloom and doom), and "Tanks for the Memories" (thanks for the memories).
* The 1973/74 ''WesternAnimation/SuperFriends'' episode "The Shamon U". The title device was a U-shaped giant gold-attracting magnet owned by the {{villain}}. Its title was a pun based on the phrase "Shame on you".
* "Around the world / Together we're ''WesternAnimation/JustinTime''!"

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* ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'' = Tasmania.
* The king of Western animation pun-titles is likely
Aside from the Jay Ward shows, particularly ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle''. Each R&B story ended in a cliffhanger ending, with obvious PunnyName of ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', there's also the narrator giving two possible episode titles, both of them usually puns. Example (when Rocky's strapped to a runaway missile): "'The Squirrel Next Door', or 'High, Neighbor'!"
* Especially in later seasons, most of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode titles are puns such as "Mobile Homer", "Moaning Lisa", or
episodes "Tourist Trapped", "Headhunters", "The Bart of War." The ''Mona Lisa'', in fact, is one of Hand That Rocks the most frequent target of parodied episode titles; there have been at least three episodes whose titles use that pun, while the others are a more diverse - the only other recurring theme is "<member of the Simpson family> vs. <plot point>".
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' has many of these:
Mabel", "Double Dipper", "Irrational Treasure", "Little Dipper", "Carpet Diem", and "The Stare Master" (a pun on the [=StairMaster=] exercise device), "Griffon The Brush-Off" (given the brush-off), "Owl's Well That Ends Well" (all's well that ends well), "Lesson Zero" (less than zero), "Magical Mystery Cure" (''[[Music/TheBeatles Magical Mystery Tour]]''), "The Ticket Master" (Ticketmaster), "Boast Busters" (''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}''), "Look Land Before You Sleep" (look before you leap), "Feeling Pinkie Keen" (feeling peachy keen), "A Friend Swine". And that's just the first season...
** When [[MetaGuy Soos]] tells a story
in Deed" (a friend indeed), "Castle Mane-ia" (''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}''), "Filli Vanilli" (Music/MilliVanilli), "Secret of My Excess" (''Film/TheSecretOfMySuccess''), "Bloom & Gloom" (gloom "Bottomless Pit!", he averts and doom), and "Tanks for the Memories" (thanks for the memories).
* The 1973/74 ''WesternAnimation/SuperFriends'' episode "The Shamon U". The title device was
lampshades this trope with his story: [[LongTitle "Soos' Really Great Pinball Story: Is That a U-shaped giant gold-attracting magnet owned by the {{villain}}. Its title was a pun based on the phrase "Shame on you".
* "Around the world / Together we're ''WesternAnimation/JustinTime''!"
Good Title? Do They Have to Be Like Puns or Whatever?"]]



* ''WesternAnimation/FilmationsGhostbusters'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' were well known for their punny titles. For example, FGB had "Mummy Dearest" (''Literature/MommieDearest''); RGB had "A Fright at the Opera" (punning on a Creator/MarxBrothers movie and a Music/{{Queen}} album). However, they ''shared'' a pun by having one episode each called "Rollerghoster!".
* ''WesternAnimation/PoundPuppies2010'' tends to use these fairly often. Examples include "Prince and the Pupper", "Mutternal Instincts", and, perhaps slightly less groan-worthy, the HalloweenEpisode "Nightmare on Pound Street".
* Most of the episodes of ''WesternAnimation/MrBogus'' had episode titles that were puns on phrases or movie titles. These included "[[Recap/MrBogusS1E4EtTuBrattus Et Tu, Brattus?]]" ("Et tu, Brute?"), "[[Recap/MrBogusS1E5ShopAroundTheClock Shop Around the Clock]]" ("Rock Around the Clock") and "[[Recap/MrBogusS1E8NoSnoozeIsGoodNews No Snooze Is Good News]]" ("No news is good news").
* All over the place in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', but for sheer {{Feghoot}}erifficity the prize has to go to the FountainOfYouth episode where Leela, having met her birth parents in a previous episode, takes the opportunity of being a teenager to try and have a normal childhood: "[[Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles]]".
* Aside from the obvious PunnyName of ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', there's also the episodes "Tourist Trapped", "Headhunters", "The Hand That Rocks the Mabel", "Double Dipper", "Irrational Treasure", "Little Dipper", "Carpet Diem", and "The Land Before Swine". And that's just the first season...
** When [[MetaGuy Soos]] tells a story in "Bottomless Pit!", he averts and lampshades this trope with his story: [[LongTitle "Soos' Really Great Pinball Story: Is That a Good Title? Do They Have to Be Like Puns or Whatever?"]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/FilmationsGhostbusters'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' were well known for their punny titles. For example, FGB had "Mummy Dearest" (''Literature/MommieDearest''); RGB had "A Fright at "Around the Opera" (punning on a Creator/MarxBrothers movie and a Music/{{Queen}} album). However, they ''shared'' a pun by having one episode each called "Rollerghoster!".
* ''WesternAnimation/PoundPuppies2010'' tends to use these fairly often. Examples include "Prince and the Pupper", "Mutternal Instincts", and, perhaps slightly less groan-worthy, the HalloweenEpisode "Nightmare on Pound Street".
* Most of the episodes of ''WesternAnimation/MrBogus'' had episode titles that were puns on phrases or movie titles. These included "[[Recap/MrBogusS1E4EtTuBrattus Et Tu, Brattus?]]" ("Et tu, Brute?"), "[[Recap/MrBogusS1E5ShopAroundTheClock Shop Around the Clock]]" ("Rock Around the Clock") and "[[Recap/MrBogusS1E8NoSnoozeIsGoodNews No Snooze Is Good News]]" ("No news is good news").
* All over the place in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', but for sheer {{Feghoot}}erifficity the prize has to go to the FountainOfYouth episode where Leela, having met her birth parents in a previous episode, takes the opportunity of being a teenager to try and have a normal childhood: "[[Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles]]".
* Aside from the obvious PunnyName of ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', there's also the episodes "Tourist Trapped", "Headhunters", "The Hand That Rocks the Mabel", "Double Dipper", "Irrational Treasure", "Little Dipper", "Carpet Diem", and "The Land Before Swine". And that's just the first season...
** When [[MetaGuy Soos]] tells a story in "Bottomless Pit!", he averts and lampshades this trope with his story: [[LongTitle "Soos' Really Great Pinball Story: Is That a Good Title? Do They Have to Be Like Puns or Whatever?"]]
world / Together we're ''WesternAnimation/JustinTime''!"



* The ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' episode "Say Uncle" does indeed involve WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa.


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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'':
** Chances are, for example, if Bugs Bunny is in it, the toon's title will often make a pun with the word "hare", "rabbit" or "bunny". Famous titles include ''Hare Trigger'', ''WesternAnimation/RabbitFire'', ''WesternAnimation/OneFroggyEvening'', ''WesternAnimation/WhatsOperaDoc'', or ''WesternAnimation/AliBabaBunny''.
** Same for [[WesternAnimation/WileECoyoteAndTheRoadRunner Road Runner]] shorts, which usually have titles that're puns involving either the Road Runner's superspeed (or uttering of "Beep! Beep!") or Wile E. Coyote's tendency to get maimed (''WesternAnimation/FastAndFurryOus'', ''Zoom At the Top'', ''Wild About Hurry'', ''To Beep or Not To Beep'', ''Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z'', ''Boulder Wham!'', ''Scrambled Aches'').
** ''WesternAnimation/TheDucktators'', ''WesternAnimation/BugsBunnyNipsTheNips'', ''WesternAnimation/PlaneDaffy'', ''WesternAnimation/TheOldGreyHare'', ''WesternAnimation/HerrMeetsHare'', ''WesternAnimation/HairRaisingHare'', ''WesternAnimation/LongHairedHare'', ''WesternAnimation/ABearForPunishment'', ''WesternAnimation/TreeForTwo'', ''WesternAnimation/BullyForBugs'', ''WesternAnimation/DuckRabbitDuck'', ''WesternAnimation/FromAToZZZZ'', ''WesternAnimation/WetHare'' ... the list is endless.
* Most of the episodes of ''WesternAnimation/MrBogus'' had episode titles that were puns on phrases or movie titles. These included "[[Recap/MrBogusS1E4EtTuBrattus Et Tu, Brattus?]]" ("Et tu, Brute?"), "[[Recap/MrBogusS1E5ShopAroundTheClock Shop Around the Clock]]" ("Rock Around the Clock") and "[[Recap/MrBogusS1E8NoSnoozeIsGoodNews No Snooze Is Good News]]" ("No news is good news").
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' has many of these: "The Stare Master" (a pun on the [=StairMaster=] exercise device), "Griffon The Brush-Off" (given the brush-off), "Owl's Well That Ends Well" (all's well that ends well), "Lesson Zero" (less than zero), "Magical Mystery Cure" (''[[Music/TheBeatles Magical Mystery Tour]]''), "The Ticket Master" (Ticketmaster), "Boast Busters" (''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}''), "Look Before You Sleep" (look before you leap), "Feeling Pinkie Keen" (feeling peachy keen), "A Friend in Deed" (a friend indeed), "Castle Mane-ia" (''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}''), "Filli Vanilli" (Music/MilliVanilli), "Secret of My Excess" (''Film/TheSecretOfMySuccess''), "Bloom & Gloom" (gloom and doom), and "Tanks for the Memories" (thanks for the memories).
* ''WesternAnimation/PoundPuppies2010'' tends to use these fairly often. Examples include "Prince and the Pupper", "Mutternal Instincts", and, perhaps slightly less groan-worthy, the HalloweenEpisode "Nightmare on Pound Street".
* The king of Western animation pun-titles is likely the Jay Ward shows, particularly ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle''. Each R&B story ended in a cliffhanger ending, with the narrator giving two possible episode titles, both of them usually puns. Example (when Rocky's strapped to a runaway missile): "'The Squirrel Next Door', or 'High, Neighbor'!"
* Especially in later seasons, most of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode titles are puns such as "Mobile Homer", "Moaning Lisa", or "The Bart of War". The ''Mona Lisa'', in fact, is one of the most frequent target of parodied episode titles; there have been at least three episodes whose titles use that pun, while the others are a more diverse - the only other recurring theme is "<member of the Simpson family> vs. <plot point>".
* ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' is also fond of punny titles. One of which, "Dying for Pie", averts NeverSayDie in a major way.
* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'': [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS1E02FighterFlight "Fighter Flight"]], in which Ezra and Zeb accidentally steal a TIE fighter, sounds almost exactly like "fight or flight".
* The ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' episode "Say Uncle" does indeed involve WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa.
* The 1973/74 ''WesternAnimation/SuperFriends'' episode "The Shamon U". The title device was a U-shaped giant gold-attracting magnet owned by the {{villain}}. Its title was a pun based on the phrase "Shame on you".
* ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'' = Tasmania.
23rd Jun '16 5:35:37 AM Morgenthaler
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* Pun-based show title: ''KingLeonardoAndHisShortSubjects''.

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* Pun-based show title: ''KingLeonardoAndHisShortSubjects''.''WesternAnimation/KingLeonardoAndHisShortSubjects''.
19th May '16 5:29:49 PM erforce
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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' has many of these: "The Stare Master" (a pun on the [=StairMaster=] exercise device), "Griffon The Brush-Off" (given the brush-off), "Owl's Well That Ends Well" (all's well that ends well), "Lesson Zero" (less than zero), "Magical Mystery Cure" (''[[Music/TheBeatles Magical Mystery Tour]]''), "The Ticket Master" (Ticketmaster), "Boast Busters" (''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}''), "Look Before You Sleep" (look before you leap), "Feeling Pinkie Keen" (feeling peachy keen), "A Friend in Deed" (a friend indeed), "Castle Mane-ia" (''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}''), "Filli Vanilli" (Music/MilliVanilli), "Secret of My Excess" (''Film/TheSecretOfMySuccess''), "Bloom & Gloom" (gloom and doom), and "Tanks for the Memories" (thanks for the memories).

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' has many of these: "The Stare Master" (a pun on the [=StairMaster=] exercise device), "Griffon The Brush-Off" (given the brush-off), "Owl's Well That Ends Well" (all's well that ends well), "Lesson Zero" (less than zero), "Magical Mystery Cure" (''[[Music/TheBeatles Magical Mystery Tour]]''), "The Ticket Master" (Ticketmaster), "Boast Busters" (''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}''), (''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}''), "Look Before You Sleep" (look before you leap), "Feeling Pinkie Keen" (feeling peachy keen), "A Friend in Deed" (a friend indeed), "Castle Mane-ia" (''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}''), "Filli Vanilli" (Music/MilliVanilli), "Secret of My Excess" (''Film/TheSecretOfMySuccess''), "Bloom & Gloom" (gloom and doom), and "Tanks for the Memories" (thanks for the memories).
30th Apr '16 8:44:38 PM MyFinalEdits
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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'', anyone? Chances are, for example, if Bugs Bunny is in it, the toon's title will often make a pun with the word "hare", "rabbit" or "bunny". Famous titles include ''Hare Trigger'', ''WesternAnimation/RabbitFire'', ''WesternAnimation/OneFroggyEvening'', ''WesternAnimation/WhatsOperaDoc'', or ''WesternAnimation/AliBabaBunny''.

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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'', anyone? ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'':
**
Chances are, for example, if Bugs Bunny is in it, the toon's title will often make a pun with the word "hare", "rabbit" or "bunny". Famous titles include ''Hare Trigger'', ''WesternAnimation/RabbitFire'', ''WesternAnimation/OneFroggyEvening'', ''WesternAnimation/WhatsOperaDoc'', or ''WesternAnimation/AliBabaBunny''.



** Most other studios in UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation employed these at least occasionally, as well.



* Especially in later seasons, most of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode titles are puns such as "Mobile Homer", "Moaning Lisa", or "The Bart of War."
** The ''Mona Lisa'', in fact, is one of the most frequent target of parodied episode titles; there have been at least three episodes whose titles use that pun, while the others are a more diverse - the only other recurring theme is "<member of the Simpson family> vs. <plot point>".

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* Especially in later seasons, most of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode titles are puns such as "Mobile Homer", "Moaning Lisa", or "The Bart of War."
**
" The ''Mona Lisa'', in fact, is one of the most frequent target of parodied episode titles; there have been at least three episodes whose titles use that pun, while the others are a more diverse - the only other recurring theme is "<member of the Simpson family> vs. <plot point>".
7th Feb '16 4:13:38 PM nombretomado
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** Most other studios in TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation employed these at least occasionally, as well.

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** Most other studios in TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation employed these at least occasionally, as well.
11th Jul '15 8:15:59 AM CorahsUncle
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* ''WesternAnimation/FilmationsGhostbusters'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' were well-known for their punny titles. For example, FGB had "Mummy Dearest" (''Literature/MommieDearest''); RGB had "A Fright at the Opera" (punning on a Creator/MarxBrothers movie and a Music/{{Queen}} album). However, they ''shared'' a pun by having one episode each called "Rollerghoster!".

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* ''WesternAnimation/FilmationsGhostbusters'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'' were well-known well known for their punny titles. For example, FGB had "Mummy Dearest" (''Literature/MommieDearest''); RGB had "A Fright at the Opera" (punning on a Creator/MarxBrothers movie and a Music/{{Queen}} album). However, they ''shared'' a pun by having one episode each called "Rollerghoster!".



* Aside from the obvious PunnyName of ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', there's also the episodes "Tourist Trapped", "Headhunters", "The Hand That Rocks The Mabel", "Double Dipper", "Irrational Treasure", "Little Dipper", "Carpet Diem", and "The Land Before Swine". And that's just the first season...
** When [[MetaGuy Soos]] tells a story in "Bottomless Pit!", he averts and lampshades this trope with his story: [[LongTitle "Soos' Really Great Pinball Story: Is That A Good Title? Do They Have to Be Like Puns or Whatever?"]]

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* Aside from the obvious PunnyName of ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', there's also the episodes "Tourist Trapped", "Headhunters", "The Hand That Rocks The the Mabel", "Double Dipper", "Irrational Treasure", "Little Dipper", "Carpet Diem", and "The Land Before Swine". And that's just the first season...
** When [[MetaGuy Soos]] tells a story in "Bottomless Pit!", he averts and lampshades this trope with his story: [[LongTitle "Soos' Really Great Pinball Story: Is That A a Good Title? Do They Have to Be Like Puns or Whatever?"]]


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* Hanna-Barbera's version of ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleRascals'' has "Yachtsa' Luck" ("lots of luck"), "Porky-O and Julie-Et" (''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet''), "All the Loot That's Fit to Print" ("All the news that's fit to print", slogan of ''The New York Times''), "Alfalfa's Athlete's Feat" ("athlete's foot") and "Wash and Werewolf" ("wash and wear").
11th Jul '15 7:56:40 AM rcmerod52
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* The ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' episode "Say Uncle" does indeed involve WesternAnimation/UncleGrandpa.
9th May '15 11:23:02 PM PatBerry
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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' has a few, like "The Stare Master" (a pun on the [=StairMaster=] exercise device), "Griffon The Brush-Off" ("Given the Brush-off"), "Owl's Well That Ends Well" (All's well that ends well) and "Lesson Zero" (less than zero).
** There's also "Magical Mystery Cure" (''[[Music/TheBeatles Magical Mystery Tour]]''), "The Ticket Master" (Ticketmaster), "Boast Busters" (''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}''), "Look Before You Sleep" ("Look before you leap"), "Feeling Pinkie Keen" ("Feeling peachy keen"), "A Friend in Deed" ("A friend indeed"), "Castle Mane-ia" (''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}''), "Filli Vanilli" (Music/MilliVanilli), and "Secret of My Excess" (''The Secret of My Success'').

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' has a few, like many of these: "The Stare Master" (a pun on the [=StairMaster=] exercise device), "Griffon The Brush-Off" ("Given (given the Brush-off"), brush-off), "Owl's Well That Ends Well" (All's (all's well that ends well) and well), "Lesson Zero" (less than zero).
** There's also
zero), "Magical Mystery Cure" (''[[Music/TheBeatles Magical Mystery Tour]]''), "The Ticket Master" (Ticketmaster), "Boast Busters" (''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}''), "Look Before You Sleep" ("Look (look before you leap"), leap), "Feeling Pinkie Keen" ("Feeling (feeling peachy keen"), keen), "A Friend in Deed" ("A (a friend indeed"), indeed), "Castle Mane-ia" (''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}''), "Filli Vanilli" (Music/MilliVanilli), and "Secret of My Excess" (''The Secret of My Success'').(''Film/TheSecretOfMySuccess''), "Bloom & Gloom" (gloom and doom), and "Tanks for the Memories" (thanks for the memories).
5th May '15 4:09:37 PM Patachou
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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'', anyone? Chances are, for example, if Bugs Bunny is in it, the toon's title will often make a pun with the word "hare", "rabbit" or "bunny". Famous titles include ''Hare Trigger'', ''Rabbit Fire'' or ''Ali Baba Bunny''.
** Same for [[WesternAnimation/WileECoyoteAndTheRoadRunner Road Runner]] shorts, which usually have titles that're puns involving either the Road Runner's superspeed (or uttering of "Beep! Beep!") or Wile E. Coyote's tendency to get maimed (''Fast and Furry-ous'', ''Zoom At the Top'', ''Wild About Hurry'', ''To Beep or Not To Beep'', ''Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z'', ''Boulder Wham!'', ''Scrambled Aches'').
** ''WesternAnimation/TheDucktators'' is another good example.

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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'', anyone? Chances are, for example, if Bugs Bunny is in it, the toon's title will often make a pun with the word "hare", "rabbit" or "bunny". Famous titles include ''Hare Trigger'', ''Rabbit Fire'' ''WesternAnimation/RabbitFire'', ''WesternAnimation/OneFroggyEvening'', ''WesternAnimation/WhatsOperaDoc'', or ''Ali Baba Bunny''.
''WesternAnimation/AliBabaBunny''.
** Same for [[WesternAnimation/WileECoyoteAndTheRoadRunner Road Runner]] shorts, which usually have titles that're puns involving either the Road Runner's superspeed (or uttering of "Beep! Beep!") or Wile E. Coyote's tendency to get maimed (''Fast and Furry-ous'', (''WesternAnimation/FastAndFurryOus'', ''Zoom At the Top'', ''Wild About Hurry'', ''To Beep or Not To Beep'', ''Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z'', ''Boulder Wham!'', ''Scrambled Aches'').
** ''WesternAnimation/TheDucktators'' ''WesternAnimation/TheDucktators'', ''WesternAnimation/BugsBunnyNipsTheNips'', ''WesternAnimation/PlaneDaffy'', ''WesternAnimation/TheOldGreyHare'', ''WesternAnimation/HerrMeetsHare'', ''WesternAnimation/HairRaisingHare'', ''WesternAnimation/LongHairedHare'', ''WesternAnimation/ABearForPunishment'', ''WesternAnimation/TreeForTwo'', ''WesternAnimation/BullyForBugs'', ''WesternAnimation/DuckRabbitDuck'', ''WesternAnimation/FromAToZZZZ'', ''WesternAnimation/WetHare'',... the list is another good example.endless.
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