History Trivia / ThePowerpuffGirls

1st Jun '16 9:23:02 AM Vero
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* BannedEpisode: The season 4 "See Me, Feel Me, Gnomey" was banned in the US, due to the heavy use of strobe effects (which would have triggered epileptic seizures in more sensitive viewers, much like the notorious ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' episode "Electric Soldier Porygon." Reportedly, it was banned for allegedly having Communist undertones, but this was never proven). The episode can now be seen on the complete series DVD set for the show and on the complete series collection on Netflix. It aired in Canada on March 18, 2004.

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* BannedEpisode: The season 4 5 "See Me, Feel Me, Gnomey" was banned in the US, due to the heavy use of strobe effects (which would have triggered epileptic seizures in more sensitive viewers, much like the notorious ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' episode "Electric Soldier Porygon." Reportedly, it was banned for allegedly having Communist undertones, but this was never proven). The episode can now be seen on the complete series DVD set for the show and on the complete series collection on Netflix. It aired in Canada on March 18, 2004.
16th May '16 3:43:08 PM AnotherGuy
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* ExecutiveMeddling: According to the producers of the 2016 reboot, Sara Bellum was PutOnABus because she was "inappropriate". Considering Miss Keane's breasts were removed (!), it's kind of obvious what the producers have an issue with.
11th May '16 11:28:17 PM lalaTKG
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** According to Craig on [[http://crackmccraigen.tumblr.com/post/144108197029/if-anything-there-should-be-a-batman-crossover this]] post, one rejected idea the team had considered was doing a DCAU crossover. In it, the Joker came to Townsville and started wreaking havoc, only for the girls to be stopped at every turn by the Mayor because [[NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity the city's been put on the map for being targeted by an A-list villain.]] They wanted to use Bruce Timm's designs for the characters as well.
2nd May '16 12:15:16 PM Crossover-Enthusiast
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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: "See Me, Feel Me, Gnomey" has never been shown in the U.S., not even in the current runs on Boomerang. It ''is'' on the complete series DVD set and on Netflix.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: "See Me, Feel Me, Gnomey" has never been shown in the U.S., not even in the current runs on Boomerang. It ''is'' on the complete series DVD set and on Netflix.Netflix, though.
25th Apr '16 12:40:41 AM SuperEquality07
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* BannedEpisode: The Powerpuff Girls series finale "See Me, Feel Me, Gnomey" was banned, due to the heavy use of strobe effects (which would have triggered epileptic seizures in more sensitive viewers, much like the notorious ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' episode "Electric Soldier Porygon." Reportedly, it was banned for allegedly having Communist undertones, but this was never proven). The episode can now be seen on the complete series DVD set for the show and on the complete series collection on Netflix.

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* BannedEpisode: The Powerpuff Girls series finale season 4 "See Me, Feel Me, Gnomey" was banned, banned in the US, due to the heavy use of strobe effects (which would have triggered epileptic seizures in more sensitive viewers, much like the notorious ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' episode "Electric Soldier Porygon." Reportedly, it was banned for allegedly having Communist undertones, but this was never proven). The episode can now be seen on the complete series DVD set for the show and on the complete series collection on Netflix. It aired in Canada on March 18, 2004.
19th Apr '16 11:16:59 PM Loekman3
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* HeyItsThatVoice:
** Blossom is [[WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail Tanya Mousekewitz]], [[WesternAnimation/KiddVideo Glitter]], and [[WesternAnimation/TeenTitans Chrysalis Eater]].
*** In Russia, she's [[WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse Pearl]].
*** In Brazil, she's [[WesternAnimation/DCAnimatedUniverse Harley Quinn]].
** [[Creator/ElizabethDaily Buttercup]] is [[WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}} Tommy Pickles]], [[WesternAnimation/ChalkZone Rudy Tabootie]], and [[WesternAnimation/RoughnecksStarshipTroopersChronicles Isabell "Dizzy" Flores]].
*** In Russia, Buttercup is the 2nd voice of [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime Cake]].
*** In Brazil, she is [[WesternAnimation/TeenTitans Starfire]] and [[Film/HarryPotter Hermione]].
** [[Creator/TaraStrong Bubbles]] is [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries Batgirl]], [[WesternAnimation/TeenTitans Rav]][[VideoGame/InjusticeGodsAmongUs en]], [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyX Rikku]], [[WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents Timmy Turner]], [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Twilight Sparkle]], [[VideoGame/LollipopChainsaw Juliet Starling]], [[VideoGame/BatmanArkhamSeries Harley]] [[VideoGame/InjusticeGodsAmongUs Quinn]], and was also in ''Rugrats'' with EGDaily as Tommy's little brother, Dil (first seen in ''The Rugrats Movie'').
** [[Creator/TomKane The Professor]] is ComicBook/{{Magneto}} and [[StarWarsTheCloneWars Yoda]]. He had also become a judge in the [[WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra Southern Water Tribe]].
** [[Creator/TomKenny The Mayor]] is [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants SpongeBob]], [[WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated Starscream]], [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime the Ice King]], and [[WesternAnimation/TheBatman The Penguin]].
** [[Creator/JenniferHale Ms. Keane, Princess and Sedusa]] is [[KnightsOfTheOldRepublic Bastila Shan]] and [[Franchise/MassEffect Female Shepard]].
** Mojo Jojo is [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyX Maester Kinoc]], [[VideoGame/ValkyriaChronicles General Gregor]], and [[Franchise/{{Scream}} Ghostface]]. TelltaleGames fans may also know him as [[VideoGame/SamAndMaxTheDevilsPlayhouse General Skunka'pe]] and [[VideoGame/TalesOfMonkeyIsland Reginald]] [[VideoGame/PokerNightAtTheInventory Von]] [[VideoGame/PokerNight2 Winslow]].
*** And [[VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice Abraham Lincoln]].
*** In the Japanese dub, he's [[Anime/GingaDensetsuWeed Hougen.]]
*** [[RuleOfThree In Mexico, Germany, and Taiwan]], he is [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Discord]].
*** In Brazil, he's [[TypeCasting some other]] [[ManiacMonkeys evil apes]]: [[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Grodd]] (in a two-part episode only), [[WesternAnimation/TeenTitans Monsieur Mallah]] and [[WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfTarzan Tublat]].
** [[Creator/GreyDeLisle Femme Fatale]] is [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender Azula]], [[WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy Mandy]], [[WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom Sam Manson]], [[WesternAnimation/TuffPuppy Kitty Katswell]], and [[Literature/CliffordTheBigRedDog Emily Elizabeth]].
** [[Creator/JimCummings Fuzzy Lumpkins]] is [[WesternAnimation/GoofTroop Pete]], [[ThePrincessAndTheFrog Ray]], and both [[Franchise/WinnieThePooh Pooh and Tigger]] (replacing Sterling Holloway and Paul Winchell respectively).
** [[Creator/JeffBennett Ace, Grubber and Big Billy]] are also WesternAnimation/JohnnyBravo and JustForFun/CandleJack from ''Freakazoid''.
** Mike Believe (from the episode "Imaginary Fiend") is [[VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou Joshua]] and [[VideoGame/DissidiaFinalFantasy Onion Knight]] ([[RetroactiveRecognition not that you'd recognise his voice]]).
** [[Creator/JessHarnell Gnomey]] (from the banned episode "See Me, Feel Me, Gnomey") is [[WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}} Wakko]]. They originally wanted Po from ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' (Jack Black), but they didn't have enough in their budget for a celebrity voice actor.
** [[Creator/RobPaulsen Brick and Boomer]] are [[WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}} Yakko]].
** [[Creator/JuneForay Rocky the Flying Squirrel]], [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Witch Hazel, and Granny]] is Madame Argentina in "I See A Funny Cartoon In Your Future."
** Phyllis Diller was Mask Scara in "A Made Up Story."
** [[Creator/MarkHamill Evil Cat]] (from the episode "Cat Man Do") is [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries Joker]], [[WesternAnimation/RegularShow Skips]], and [[TimeSquad The Larry 3000]].
** Fibonacci Sequins ("Dance Pants") was the original [[ThomasTheTankEngine Mr]] [[Music/RingoStarr Conductor]] and the drummer for TheBeatles.
** Mexico and Germany assigned [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Discord]] to be Mojo.
** The couple who put a ban on the girls' superheroing are [[WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents Cosmo and Wanda]] (likely also a CastingGag).
** Taiwan assigned [[WesternAnimation/RegularShow Mordecai]] to be Mojo.
** [[Creator/JamesArnoldTaylor Brian]] (from "Documentary") is [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyX Tidus]], [[Franchise/RatchetAndClank Ratchet]], and [[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars Obi Wan]]
** [[Creator/JohnDiMaggio Captain Crack McGraigen]] is [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} Bender]], [[GearsOfWar MarcusFenix]], [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime Jake]], [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold Aquaman]] and [[PoundPuppies2010 Niblet]].
** [[Creator/KevinMichaelRichardson The Bogeyman]] is [[WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan L. Thompson Lincoln]], [[Disney/LiloAndStitch Gantu]], and [[WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime Bulkhead]].
** The original voice for Lil' Arturo was [[RockosModernLife Rocko]] and [[Series/{{Reno911}} Deputy Garcia]].
** The Amoeba boys are [[WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero Leatherneck]], [[WesternAnimation/FantasticFour the Thing]], and [[WesternAnimation/DuckTales Burger and Bouncer Beagle]].
** [[Creator/CoreyBurton The unnamed burglar]] from the episode "Burglar Alarmed" is [[WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers Dale, Zipper, Snout, Mole]], [[WesternAnimation/TheSecretSaturdays V.V. Argost]], [[WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries Brainiac]], and [[WesternAnimation/ChalkZone King Mumbo Jumbo]].
5th Apr '16 9:51:40 AM masterofthehouse
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* TheOtherDarrin: In the 2016 reboot, Cathy Cavadini (Blossom), Tara Strong (Bubbles), and E.G. Daily (Buttercup) are replaced by Amanda Leighton, Kristen Li, and Natalie Palamides respectively.

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* TheOtherDarrin: In the 2016 reboot, Cathy Cavadini (Blossom), Tara Strong Creator/TaraStrong (Bubbles), and [[Creator/ElizabethDaily E.G. Daily Daily]] (Buttercup) are replaced by Amanda Leighton, Kristen Li, and Natalie Palamides respectively.
5th Apr '16 9:45:06 AM masterofthehouse
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* TheOtherDarrin: In the 2016 reboot, Cathy Cavadini (Blossom), Tara Strong (Bubbles), and E.G. Daily (Buttercup) are replaced by Amanda Leighton, Kristen Li, and Natalie Palamides respectively.
31st Mar '16 8:08:00 AM CASCHero
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* ApprovalOfGod: According to voice actor Tom Kenny, Craig [=McCracken=] himself has given his blessing to the 2016 reboot.
17th Mar '16 7:16:11 PM chaokiwi
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* FanNickname: Many detractors of the 2016 reboot of the series started comparing it to ''WesternAnimation/{{Clarence}}'', due to the similar simplistic character designs.
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