History Series / Dinosaurs

20th Jul '16 7:08:07 AM jccw227
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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: [[in-universe]] Earl starts getting into a puppet show that Baby's watching, and tries to convince Fran to give it a shot. She, however, dismisses it as a kid's show. He notes that it seems that way because of the puppets, but comments that "the dialogue is unquestionably sharp, edged, witty, and thematically skewed towards adults. Fran isn't convinced and refuses to watch.

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: [[in-universe]] Earl starts getting into a puppet show that Baby's watching, and tries to convince Fran to give it a shot. She, however, dismisses it as a kid's show. He notes that it seems that way because of the puppets, but comments that "the dialogue is unquestionably sharp, edged, witty, and thematically skewed towards adults. " Fran isn't convinced and refuses to watch.
20th Jul '16 7:07:13 AM jccw227
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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: [[in-universe]] Earl starts getting into a puppet show that Baby's watching, and tries to convince Fran to give it a shot. She, however, dismisses it as a kid's show. He notes that it seems that way because of the puppets, but comments that "the dialogue is unquestionably sharp, edged, witty, and thematically skewed towards adults. Fran isn't convinced and refuses to watch.
25th Jun '16 9:56:45 PM ropertroper
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* GogglesDoNothing: In one episode of "Ask Mister Lizard", Mister Lizard makes Timmy wear safety goggles before doing a dangerous experiment, one that goggles wouldn't help stay safe.
14th Jun '16 9:00:59 PM Morgenthaler
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* GettingTheBabyToSleep: Earl does the Mating Dance to get Baby to sleep.
16th May '16 3:41:13 AM Morgenthaler
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* TheMeaningOfLife: In the episode "The Greatest Story Ever Sold", [[HisNameReallyIsBarkeep Baby]] starts asking how and why all dinosaurs exist. Since this is the first time this question was ever asked, it sends all of Pangaea into a state of panic since no one knows the answer. The Council of Elders ends up [[ChurchOfHappyology creating a new cult]] to give cheap easy answers so that everyone will get back to work. The cult: Potatoism. [[OnlySaneMan Robbie]] is the only one who doesn't buy into it.
23rd Apr '16 11:06:36 AM Psi001
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** Earl actually ''is'' portrayed in the right in "Out of the Frying Pan", calling out Fran for playing StageMom to Baby, who is becoming spoiled and vulgar from influence.

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** Earl actually ''is'' portrayed in the right in "Out of the Frying Pan", calling out Fran for playing StageMom to Baby, who is becoming spoiled and vulgar from influence. Cue NightmareSequence and HeelRealization from Fran.
23rd Apr '16 11:05:28 AM Psi001
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** Earl actually ''is'' portrayed in the right in "Out of the Frying Pan", calling out Fran for playing StageMom to Baby, who is becoming spoiled and vulgar from influence.
11th Mar '16 10:14:26 AM erforce
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** Robbie has a poster in his room of the ''[[Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Cavemen]]''. An ActorAllusion too, as the guys in Robbie's, Charlene's and the Baby's suits were Donatello, Michaelangelo and Splinter in [[Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles the 1990 film]]. Also a bit of FridgeBrilliance in that Jim Henson's Creature Shop, who designed the costumes and puppets for ''Dinosaurs'', also designed the live-action Ninja Turtles.

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** Robbie has a poster in his room of the ''[[Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Cavemen]]''. An ActorAllusion too, as the guys in Robbie's, Charlene's and the Baby's suits were Donatello, Michaelangelo and Splinter in [[Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles [[Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1990 the 1990 film]]. Also a bit of FridgeBrilliance in that Jim Henson's Creature Shop, who designed the costumes and puppets for ''Dinosaurs'', also designed the live-action Ninja Turtles.
2nd Mar '16 4:47:47 PM nombretomado
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'''''Dinosaurs''''' is a show created by Creator/JimHenson (or at least his production company, since he died when the show was still in pre-production) that aired on ABC in the early '90s. At its core, it has the aesthetic of ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' (only the family consists of dinosaurs, not prehistoric humans) and the social satire of a toned-down ''AllInTheFamily'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''.

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'''''Dinosaurs''''' is a show created by Creator/JimHenson (or at least his production company, since he died when the show was still in pre-production) that aired on ABC in the early '90s. At its core, it has the aesthetic of ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' (only the family consists of dinosaurs, not prehistoric humans) and the social satire of a toned-down ''AllInTheFamily'' ''Series/AllInTheFamily'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''.
30th Jan '16 1:20:56 PM Jdb1984
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* GreenAesop: Many episodes had one, but none quite so much as the finale: Every year, a huge swarm of insects passes through town, and people come from miles around to see the spectacle, until WESAYSO builds a wax fruit factory on their breeding grounds. The insects die out, and without them, the vines they consumed spread virulently (soon they're taking over the Sinclairs' house, the news studio, WESAYSO's headquarters and everywhere else). [[spoiler:WESAYSO plans to fix that with mass volcanic eruptions, which destroy the ecosphere, bring in the Ice Age and end the dinosaur civilisation (and the series).]]

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* GreenAesop: Many episodes had one, but none quite so much as the finale: Every year, a huge swarm of insects passes through town, and people come from miles around to see the spectacle, until WESAYSO builds a wax fruit factory on their breeding grounds. The insects die out, and without them, the vines they consumed spread virulently (soon they're taking over the Sinclairs' house, the news studio, WESAYSO's headquarters and everywhere else). The WESAYSO company fixes that with poison, killing the vines, but also every other plant. [[spoiler:WESAYSO plans to fix that with mass volcanic eruptions, eruptions (to create rain clouds), which destroy the ecosphere, bring in the Ice Age and end the dinosaur civilisation (and the series).]]
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