History Videogame / EarthwormJim

13th Aug '17 10:18:13 AM Sestren_NK
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** Jim's reaction to Princess What's-Her-Name in the first game's ending is a big one to ''WesternAnimation/RedHotRidingHood'', more so in the Special Edition which adds and extended animation.
6th Aug '17 3:51:41 PM AndyLA
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->''"Guh-roovy!"''

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->''"Guh-roovy!"''
->''"Groovy!"''
22nd Jul '17 6:41:10 PM AndyLA
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* InCaseOfBossFightBreakGlass: Inverted. The game has a level where you have to carefully guide an underwater vehicle around. More cracks appear in the glass every time you hit a wall. Oh, and there's a time limit.

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* InCaseOfBossFightBreakGlass: Inverted. The game has a level where At one part of "Down the Tubes" you have to carefully guide an underwater vehicle around. More cracks appear in the glass every time you hit a wall. Oh, and there's a time limit.



* InsectQueen: From the game and [[WesternAnimation/EarthwormJim its respective cartoon]], there is Queen Pulsating Bloated Festering Sweaty Pus-Filled Malformed Slug-for-a-Butt, who's a queen termite with a very squicky self-explanatory name.

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* InsectQueen: From the game and [[WesternAnimation/EarthwormJim its respective cartoon]], there is Queen Pulsating Bloated Festering Sweaty Pus-Filled Malformed Slug-for-a-Butt, who's a queen termite with a very squicky self-explanatory name.name (and whose aforementioned butt makes up about 90% of her body).
11th Jun '17 11:29:39 AM nombretomado
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** Part II uses this a lot, really. Both the melancholy first movement and the frenetic third movement of [[Creator/LudwigVanBeethoven Beethoven's]] "Moonlight Sonata" appear, and both are strangely appropriate for the stages they play in.

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** Part II uses this a lot, really. Both the melancholy first movement and the frenetic third movement of [[Creator/LudwigVanBeethoven [[Music/LudwigVanBeethoven Beethoven's]] "Moonlight Sonata" appear, and both are strangely appropriate for the stages they play in.
20th Apr '17 10:56:45 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* SatiatingSandwich: The coveted Chip Butty in ''[=EWJ=] 2'' can increase Jim's health up to 200%. The sandwich is presumably a chip butty because [[InherentlyFunnyWords the names of other of sandwiches aren't as much fun to say]].

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* SatiatingSandwich: The coveted Chip Butty in ''[=EWJ=] 2'' can increase Jim's health up to 200%. The sandwich is presumably a chip butty because [[InherentlyFunnyWords the names of other of sandwiches aren't as much fun to say]].
2nd Apr '17 5:52:33 AM Drgonzo
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* IdleAnimation: The first two games are standout examples of this trope, but in terms of quantity as well as quality. In the first game alone, Jim will do things like jump rope with his head, flex his muscles, or [[IJustShotMarvinInTheFace fail to practice trigger discipline.]]
8th Jan '17 12:27:25 PM DustSnitch
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* SaveThePrincess: Parodied with Princess What's-Her-Name. [[spoiler: You don't succeed at saving her in either game, and in the cartoons, she's a BadAss ActionGirl.]]

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* SaveThePrincess: Parodied with Princess What's-Her-Name. [[spoiler: You don't succeed at saving her in either game, and in the cartoons, she's a BadAss badass ActionGirl.]]
5th Jan '17 12:01:19 PM SeptimusHeap
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The [[FreudWasRight Pocket Rocket]]. Really?!
14th Nov '16 10:17:59 AM Drope
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* CaptainSpaceDefenderOfEarth: RayGun, HeroicBuild, LargeHam... Jim's one of those, all right.
13th Nov '16 9:10:41 PM MBI
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* PoisonMushroom: The Bubble Gun in the second game, although not directly harmful, is intentionally useless and meant to inconvenience the player. Worse in the Genesis version, which didn't allow for weapon swapping. It actually distracts the alien things. If there're a few of them attacking you and you shoot, they just fly around the bubbles until you run out.

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* PoisonMushroom: The Bubble Gun in the second game, although which only shot soap bubbles. Although not directly harmful, is it was intentionally useless and meant to inconvenience the player. Worse in the Genesis version, which didn't allow for weapon swapping. swapping, especially in the final level where you needed a useful weapon to clear obstacles before time ran out, and using up the ammo took valuable time you didn't have. (That said, it has one purpose: It actually distracts the alien things. If there're there are a few of them attacking you and you shoot, they just fly around the bubbles until you run out.
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