History TearJerker / CourageTheCowardlyDog

23rd Aug '17 1:40:22 AM waters20
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** Back to "Ball of Revenge"...what makes it even sadder is the fact that after all the times Courage has actually saved Eustace despite how badly the old man treated the poor dog, how does Eustace repays him? By hiring Courage's past foes (''all'' of whom Courage had saved Eustace from) to finally ''kill'' him and not only does Eustace enjoys Courage's pain without the slightest bit of sympathy, he's also very ''eager'' of the foes about to kill the poor dog. The ''entire'' episode just becomes a tidal wave of a tearjerker as it moves along. Seeing poor Courage, defenseless and whimpering while getting brutally wounded by his enemies is just heartbreaking to watch; the similarly depressing and brutal "Courage Vs. Mecha-Courage" suddenly almost looks tame by comparision. But it's even worse when you realize Courage has managed to get out of horrible situations before. [[DarkestHour But here, he doesn't shapeshift or do anything to defend himself, and the tense/dramatic music really makes it seem like it is truly ''the end'' of Courage]].

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** Back to "Ball of Revenge"...what makes it even sadder is the fact that after all the times Courage has actually saved Eustace despite how badly the old man treated the poor dog, how does Eustace repays repay him? By hiring Courage's past foes (''all'' of whom Courage had saved Eustace from) to finally ''kill'' him and not only does Eustace enjoys Courage's pain without the slightest bit of sympathy, he's also very ''eager'' of the foes about to kill the poor dog. The ''entire'' episode just becomes a tidal wave of a tearjerker as it moves along. Seeing poor Courage, defenseless and whimpering while getting brutally wounded by his enemies is just heartbreaking to watch; the similarly depressing and brutal "Courage Vs. Mecha-Courage" suddenly almost looks tame by comparision. But it's even worse when you realize Courage has managed to get out of horrible situations before. [[DarkestHour But here, he doesn't shapeshift or do anything to defend himself, and the tense/dramatic music really makes it seem like it is truly ''the end'' of Courage]].
23rd Aug '17 1:34:58 AM waters20
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** Back to "Ball of Revenge"...what makes it even sadder is the fact that after all the times Courage has actually saved Eustace despite how badly the old man treated the poor dog, how does Eustace repays him? By hiring Courage's past foes (''all'' of whom Courage had saved from Eustace) to finally ''kill'' him and not only does Eustace enjoys Courage's pain without the slightest bit of sympathy, he's also very ''eager'' of the foes about to kill the poor dog. The ''entire'' episode just becomes a tidal wave of a tearjerker as it moves along. Seeing poor Courage, defenseless and whimpering while getting brutally wounded by his enemies is just heartbreaking to watch; the similarly depressing and brutal "Courage Vs. Mecha-Courage" suddenly almost looks tame by comparision. But it's even worse when you realize Courage has managed to get out of horrible situations before. [[DarkestHour But here, he doesn't shapeshift or do anything to defend himself, and the tense/dramatic music really makes it seem like it is truly ''the end'' of Courage]].

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** Back to "Ball of Revenge"...what makes it even sadder is the fact that after all the times Courage has actually saved Eustace despite how badly the old man treated the poor dog, how does Eustace repays him? By hiring Courage's past foes (''all'' of whom Courage had saved from Eustace) Eustace from) to finally ''kill'' him and not only does Eustace enjoys Courage's pain without the slightest bit of sympathy, he's also very ''eager'' of the foes about to kill the poor dog. The ''entire'' episode just becomes a tidal wave of a tearjerker as it moves along. Seeing poor Courage, defenseless and whimpering while getting brutally wounded by his enemies is just heartbreaking to watch; the similarly depressing and brutal "Courage Vs. Mecha-Courage" suddenly almost looks tame by comparision. But it's even worse when you realize Courage has managed to get out of horrible situations before. [[DarkestHour But here, he doesn't shapeshift or do anything to defend himself, and the tense/dramatic music really makes it seem like it is truly ''the end'' of Courage]].
30th Jun '17 6:13:47 AM KaneChin89
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** This one is a BIG one for people who think [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods cephalopods]] are some of the [[WhatMeasureIsNonACute cutest animals on Earth]].

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** This one is a BIG one for people who think [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods cephalopods]] are some of the [[WhatMeasureIsNonACute [[WhatMeasureisANonCute cutest animals on Earth]].
11th May '17 8:34:55 PM KingClark
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* "The Mask", which tackles the very mature subject of [[DomesticAbuse]]. A talking rabbit named Bunny ended up with an abusive, controlling, gangster, asshole, rotweiller dog named Mad Dog and is not allowed to be with her best friend Kitty anymore. (It's also heavily implied that she and Kitty are romantically involved.) This leads Kitty to believe that all dogs are evil. Now take that last sentence and replace "dogs" with "men". The ending is a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming when [[spoiler: Mad Dog gets his just deserts and Bunny and Kitty are reunited.]]

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* "The Mask", which tackles the very mature subject of [[DomesticAbuse]].DomesticAbuse. A talking rabbit named Bunny ended up with an abusive, controlling, gangster, asshole, rotweiller dog named Mad Dog and is not allowed to be with her best friend Kitty anymore. (It's also heavily implied that she and Kitty are romantically involved.) This leads Kitty to believe that all dogs are evil. Now take that last sentence and replace "dogs" with "men". The ending is a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming when [[spoiler: Mad Dog gets his just deserts and Bunny and Kitty are reunited.]]
24th Apr '17 12:26:42 PM AquaMusic
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** Also from the episode: Kitty, despite realizing not all dogs are bad, doesn't really get the chance to apologize to Courage for brutally beating him up (aside from a short thank you).
23rd Apr '17 1:06:26 PM AquaMusic
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* ''"There's no such thing as perfect. You're beautiful just the way you are."''-- From the episode "Perfect".
** Espicially considering it's the SeriesFinale. It's very likely most fans of the show cried their hearts out that day.

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* ''"There's no such thing as perfect. You're beautiful just the way you are."''-- From the episode "Perfect".
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"Perfect". Espicially so considering it's the SeriesFinale. It's very likely most fans of the show cried their hearts out that day. SeriesFinale.



* "The Mask", which tackles the very mature subject of [[DomesticAbuse abusive relationships.]] A talking rabbit named Bunny ended up with an abusive, controlling, gangster asshole named Mad Dog and is not allowed to be with her best friend Kitty anymore. (It's also heavily implied that she and Kitty are romantically involved.) This leads Kitty to believe that all dogs are evil. Now take that last sentence and replace "dogs" with "men". The ending is a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming when [[spoiler: Mad Dog gets his just deserts and Bunny and Kitty are reunited.]]

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* "The Mask", which tackles the very mature subject of [[DomesticAbuse abusive relationships.]] [[DomesticAbuse]]. A talking rabbit named Bunny ended up with an abusive, controlling, gangster asshole gangster, asshole, rotweiller dog named Mad Dog and is not allowed to be with her best friend Kitty anymore. (It's also heavily implied that she and Kitty are romantically involved.) This leads Kitty to believe that all dogs are evil. Now take that last sentence and replace "dogs" with "men". The ending is a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming when [[spoiler: Mad Dog gets his just deserts and Bunny and Kitty are reunited.]]
22nd Apr '17 5:25:17 PM Drope
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** Eustace [[spoiler: actually cutting down the tree in a way. It questions Eustace on if destroying it will really make Eustace happy. He actually pauses for a moment [[HopeSpot looking uncertain]] before declaring yes. A truly miraculous thing destroyed by one man's petty jealousy.]]

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** Eustace [[spoiler: actually cutting down the tree in a way. It questions Eustace on if destroying it will really make Eustace happy. He actually pauses for a moment [[HopeSpot looking uncertain]] before declaring yes.[[JerkWithAHeartOfJerk yes]]. A truly miraculous thing destroyed by one man's petty jealousy.]]
21st Apr '17 6:38:07 PM Segal991
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* While "The Queen Of the Black Puddle" is mostly a typical Courage episode (it's about a puddle of black water that is actually a passage to another Dimension/World, where there resides a ghastly woman), it also says a lot about Courage's loyalty to Muriel. The woman in quartion charms Eustace and takes him to her world, and no surprisingly, Courage doesn't give a damn, and he has all the right not to. But he then sees how Muriel is devastated by having her husband taken from her, crying her heart out, and Courage realizes he'd rather put up with Eustace's crap for the rest of his life than to see his benevolent owner suffer. The episode makes it very clear that every time Courage love for Muriel speaks louder than his dislike of Eustace, and every time he saves Eustace--- who doesn't deserve it--- he is really trying to help Muriel. UndyingLoyalty, indeed.

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* While "The Queen Of the Black Puddle" is mostly a typical Courage episode (it's about a puddle of black water that is actually a passage to another Dimension/World, where there resides a ghastly woman), it also says a lot about Courage's loyalty to Muriel. The woman in quartion charms Eustace and takes him to her world, and no surprisingly, Courage doesn't give a damn, and he has all the right not to. But he then sees how Muriel is devastated by having her husband taken from her, crying sobbing her heart out, and Courage realizes he'd rather put up with Eustace's crap for the rest of his life than to see his benevolent owner suffer. The episode makes it very clear that every time Courage love for Muriel speaks louder than his dislike of Eustace, and every time he saves Eustace--- who doesn't deserve it--- he is really trying to help Muriel. UndyingLoyalty, indeed.



* DownerEnding's from the episode "The Great Fusilli". Sure, the episode's grim ending is played for laughs, as per usual, but when you really think about it, it's actually pretty TearJerker: In It, Courage fails to stop Muriel and Eustace from being turned into puppets. But as the show has a NegativeContinuity, everything will return to normal. Of course, that hasn't stopped it from provoking tons of dark theories...

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* DownerEnding's from the episode "The Great Fusilli". Sure, the episode's grim ending is played for laughs, as per usual, but when you really think about it, it's actually pretty TearJerker: sad: In It, Courage fails to stop Muriel and Eustace from being turned into puppets. But as the show has a NegativeContinuity, everything will return to normal. Of course, that hasn't stopped it from provoking tons of dark theories...
21st Apr '17 6:36:35 PM Segal991
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** This is particularly HarsherInHindsight when said older-looking gentleman ''becomes a VillianOfTheWeek'' in "Curtain of Cruelty".

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** This is particularly HarsherInHindsight when said older-looking gentleman ''becomes a VillianOfTheWeek'' VillainOfTheWeek'' in "Curtain of Cruelty".



** This one is a BIG one for people who think [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods cephalopods]] are some of the [[WhatMeasureIsNonCute cutest animals on Earth]].

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** This one is a BIG one for people who think [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods cephalopods]] are some of the [[WhatMeasureIsNonCute [[WhatMeasureIsNonACute cutest animals on Earth]].



-->''' Muriel''' (internally): ''And that's what saddens me the most...''

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-->''' Muriel''' (internally): ([[InternalMonologue internally]]): ''And that's what saddens me the most...''
11th Feb '17 3:11:52 PM QuidditchGame17
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** Espicially considering it's the SeriesFinale. It's very likely most fans of the show cried their hearts out that day.



* "The Queen Of the Black Puddle". It's about a puddle of black water that is actually a passage to another Dimension/World, where there resides a ghastly woman. The woman charms Eustace and takes him to her world, and no surprisingly, Courage doesn't give a damn, and he has all the right not to. But he then sees how Muriel is devastated by having her husband taken from her, crying her heart out, and Courage realizes he'd rather put up with Eustace's crap for the rest of his life than to see his benevolent owner suffer. The episode makes it very clear that Courage saves Eustace, even thought he doesn't deserve it, because his love for Muriel spoke louder than his dislike of Eustace. UndyingLoyalty, indeed.

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* While "The Queen Of the Black Puddle". It's Puddle" is mostly a typical Courage episode (it's about a puddle of black water that is actually a passage to another Dimension/World, where there resides a ghastly woman. woman), it also says a lot about Courage's loyalty to Muriel. The woman in quartion charms Eustace and takes him to her world, and no surprisingly, Courage doesn't give a damn, and he has all the right not to. But he then sees how Muriel is devastated by having her husband taken from her, crying her heart out, and Courage realizes he'd rather put up with Eustace's crap for the rest of his life than to see his benevolent owner suffer. The episode makes it very clear that every time Courage saves Eustace, even thought he doesn't deserve it, because his love for Muriel spoke speaks louder than his dislike of Eustace.Eustace, and every time he saves Eustace--- who doesn't deserve it--- he is really trying to help Muriel. UndyingLoyalty, indeed.



* Most of "Courage Vs. Mecha Courage", starting with the moment Courage sees as Muriel sits in her rocking chair while the robot sits on her lap instead of himself, causing Courage to cry. And it just gets worse from there, as Courage takes the beating of his life to defeat the mechanical enemy...

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* Most of "Courage Vs. Mecha Courage", starting with the Courage". The moment Courage sees as Muriel sits in her rocking chair while the robot sits on her lap instead of himself, causing Courage to cry.cry is just heartbreaking. And it just gets worse from there, as Courage takes the beating of his life to defeat the mechanical enemy...



* The Mask because it tackles the very mature subject of [[DomesticAbuse abusive relationships.]] A talking rabbit named Bunny ended up with an abusive, controlling, gangster asshole named Mad Dog and is not allowed to be with her best friend Kitty anymore. (It's also heavily implied that she and Kitty are romantically involved.) This leads Kitty to believe that all dogs are evil. Now take that last sentence and replace "dogs" with "men". The ending is a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming when [[spoiler: Mad Dog gets his just deserts and Bunny and Kitty are reunited.]]

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* The Mask because it "The Mask", which tackles the very mature subject of [[DomesticAbuse abusive relationships.]] A talking rabbit named Bunny ended up with an abusive, controlling, gangster asshole named Mad Dog and is not allowed to be with her best friend Kitty anymore. (It's also heavily implied that she and Kitty are romantically involved.) This leads Kitty to believe that all dogs are evil. Now take that last sentence and replace "dogs" with "men". The ending is a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming when [[spoiler: Mad Dog gets his just deserts and Bunny and Kitty are reunited.]]
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