History Series / FTroop

28th Dec '17 5:33:41 PM nombretomado
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* AlternateCompanyEquivalent: Some believe ''FTroop'' to be a LiveActionTV copy of the Glenn Ford comedy film, ''Advance To The Rear''.

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* AlternateCompanyEquivalent: Some believe ''FTroop'' ''F Troop'' to be a LiveActionTV copy of the Glenn Ford comedy film, ''Advance To The Rear''.
27th Sep '17 11:57:15 PM Doryna
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* ExpositoryThemeTune: Played during the first season. Quoted in full above.

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* ExpositoryThemeTune: ExpositoryThemeTune:
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Played during the first season. Quoted in full above.



* InSeriesNickname: O'Rourke and Agarn often inspire the troops on Parmenter's behalf in the first season by urging them to "Do it for the old man!" Parmenter asks "What old man?" and has to be reminded that O'Rourke is referring to him. It's especially funny considering Parmenter's age relative to the older and more experienced O'Rourke.

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O'Rourke and Agarn often inspire the troops on Parmenter's behalf in the first season by urging them to "Do it for the old man!" Parmenter asks "What old man?" and has to be reminded that O'Rourke is referring to him. It's especially funny considering Parmenter's age relative to the older and more experienced O'Rourke.



* MilitaryBrat: Parmenter is descended from a long line of Army officers, some of who show up to his (embarrassing) promotion ceremony.



* SmurfettePrinciple: Wrangler Jane, though she can hold her own.

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* SmurfettePrinciple: Wrangler Jane, though she can more than hold her own.own and in many ways is the most competent character in the series.



* UncannyFamilyResemblance: Agarn's assorted relatives.

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* UncannyFamilyResemblance: Agarn's assorted relatives. Justified since they're [[DoubleVision all played by Larry Storch]].
25th Aug '17 10:05:16 AM SteveMB
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when [[Accidental Hero quite accidentally]]\\

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when [[Accidental Hero [[AccidentalHero quite accidentally]]\\
25th Aug '17 10:04:56 AM SteveMB
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when quite accidentally\\

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when [[Accidental Hero quite accidentally\\accidentally]]\\
2nd Jul '17 9:30:14 AM nombretomado
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* AttractiveBentGender: Agarn, dressed as an "Indian maid", to coax the Loco Brothers out of their cave. Made funnier by the fact that Wrangler Jane, an actual woman, had failed in an earlier bid to do the same. Made famous to a new generation by being the clip shown on ''{{Freakazoid}}''. It helped that Agarn learned the Indian Love Dance at a Hekawi party.

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* AttractiveBentGender: Agarn, dressed as an "Indian maid", to coax the Loco Brothers out of their cave. Made funnier by the fact that Wrangler Jane, an actual woman, had failed in an earlier bid to do the same. Made famous to a new generation by being the clip shown on ''{{Freakazoid}}''.''WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}''. It helped that Agarn learned the Indian Love Dance at a Hekawi party.



* GilliganCut: Agarn's insistence on not wearing a dress in "The Loco Brothers", as [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkGVhmw7x9Q&t=6m45s referenced in]] an episode of ''{{Freakazoid}}''.

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* GilliganCut: Agarn's insistence on not wearing a dress in "The Loco Brothers", as [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkGVhmw7x9Q&t=6m45s referenced in]] an episode of ''{{Freakazoid}}''.''WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}''.
13th Apr '17 2:43:33 AM Doryna
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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The pilot episode is the only one where any actual battles against Indians take place, and anyone dies. Any subsequent episodes dealing with the natives involve working with, outwitting, or making peace with them as needed.
13th Apr '17 2:40:14 AM Doryna
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* BenevolentBoss: For all of his failings and inexperience as a military commander, Captain Parmenter is nonetheless beloved by his men because he actually cares about them. Even O'Rourke and Agarn, who start the series only wanting to keep Parmenter around because of his obliviousness towards their side-businesses, actually develop a friendship with him and want him to remain because they actually care about him.

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* BenevolentBoss: For all of his failings and inexperience as a military commander, Captain Parmenter is nonetheless beloved by his men because he actually cares about them. Even O'Rourke and Agarn, who start the series only wanting to keep Parmenter around because of his obliviousness towards their side-businesses, actually develop a friendship with him and want him to remain because they actually care about develop genuine affection for him.
13th Apr '17 2:39:25 AM Doryna
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* BenevolentBoss: For all of his failings and inexperience as a military commander, Captain Parmenter is nonetheless beloved by his men because he actually cares about them. Even O'Rourke and Agarn, who start the series only wanting to keep Parmenter around because of his obliviousness towards their side-businesses, actually develop a friendship with him and want him to remain because they actually care about him.
29th Mar '17 3:59:19 PM eroock
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* DelayedReaction: "Who says I'm dumb?!"

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* DelayedReaction: "Who One of the many {{Running Gag}}s involved Cpl. Agarn making a snide comment about their current situation, like "It's a shame we can't get someone to sing in his place." The other person, realizing that this is actually a good idea, says "Agarn, I don't know why everyone says you're so dumb!" Later, usually after the next scene change, Agarn suddenly shouts "''Who'' says I'm dumb?!"dumb?"
12th Dec '16 9:12:13 PM Mdumas43073
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