History WebAnimation / HowToKillAMockingbird

12th Jun '16 3:13:05 PM WillKeaton
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"[[http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/mockingbird How To Kill A Mockingbird]]" is a 12 minute-long Flash movie made by Anthony Scodary and Nico Benitez. It centers on a book report of ''Literature/ToKillAMockingbird'' made by a little boy who didn't read past the first chapter, leading to CrazyAwesome results.

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"[[http://www.''[[http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/mockingbird How To Kill A Mockingbird]]" Mockingbird]]'' is a 12 minute-long Flash movie made by Anthony Scodary and Nico Benitez. It centers on a book report of ''Literature/ToKillAMockingbird'' made by a little boy who didn't read past the first chapter, leading to CrazyAwesome results.
1st Sep '15 11:39:02 PM NarkySawtooth
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* AbnormalAmmo: The guns on the pirates' laser swords shoot other swords.

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* AbnormalAmmo: The guns on the pirates' Boo Radley's laser swords sword shoot out other swords.



* LaserBlade: The pirates' laser swords with guns on them. The mockingbird can shoot [[StarWars lightsabers]] out of its mouth.

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* LaserBlade: The pirates' Boo Radley's laser swords sword with guns on them.it. The mockingbird can shoot [[StarWars lightsabers]] out of its mouth.



* RuleOfCool: The author is prone to ammending parts of the story on the fly based on this trope.

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* RuleOfCool: The author is prone to ammending amending parts of the story on the fly based on this trope.
18th Aug '15 10:13:44 PM Gamermaster
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* DetonationMoon: It's the only way to kill a Mockingbird.

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* DetonationMoon: [[spoiler: It's the only way to kill a Mockingbird.]]
3rd Aug '15 3:43:54 PM SantosLHalper
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"[[http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/mockingbird How To Kill A Mockingbird]]" is a 12 minute-long Flash movie made by Anthony Scodary and Nico Benitez. It centers on a book report of ''Literature/ToKillAMockingbird'' made by a little boy who didn't read the entire book, leading to CrazyAwesome results.

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"[[http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/mockingbird How To Kill A Mockingbird]]" is a 12 minute-long Flash movie made by Anthony Scodary and Nico Benitez. It centers on a book report of ''Literature/ToKillAMockingbird'' made by a little boy who didn't read past the entire book, first chapter, leading to CrazyAwesome results.
4th May '15 12:36:26 PM SirPellucidar
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* AllPowerfulBystander: Zeus watched and laughed, 'cuz he's immortal.
28th Apr '14 7:35:11 PM Essex
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* RealTrailerFakeMovie: The April Fools trailer for a fake sequel, ''How 2 Kill a Mockingbird: [[RevengeOfTheSequel Return of the Revenge]]''. SerialEscalation appears to be in full effect.
25th Apr '14 9:58:53 PM Eagal
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* AbnormalAmmo - The guns on the pirates' laser swords shoot other swords.
* AchillesHeel - The only way to kill a Mockingbird is [[spoiler: by hitting it with the moon]].
* AlternateCharacterInterpretation - [[{{In-universe}} In-universe]].

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* AbnormalAmmo - AbnormalAmmo: The guns on the pirates' laser swords shoot other swords.
* AchillesHeel - AchillesHeel: The only way to kill a Mockingbird is [[spoiler: by hitting it with the moon]].
* AlternateCharacterInterpretation - [[{{In-universe}} In-universe]].AlternateCharacterInterpretation: InUniverse.
* ArtisticLicenseLinguistics: The book "How to kill a Mockingbird" is written in "African".



* BearsAreBadNews - Bears that are on ''[[IncendiaryExponent fire]]''.
* [[spoiler:DetonationMoon]] - It's the only way to kill a Mockingbird.
* [[spoiler:DeusExNukina]]

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* BearsAreBadNews - BearsAreBadNews: Bears that are on ''[[IncendiaryExponent fire]]''.
* [[spoiler:DetonationMoon]] - DetonationMoon: It's the only way to kill a Mockingbird.
* [[spoiler:DeusExNukina]]%%* DeusExNukina



* EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs
* EverythingsEvenWorseWithSharks / FlyingSeafoodSpecial - The pirates ride on the backs of flying sharks... That are on fire!
* GiantFlyer - The Mockingbird is a giant cyborg-bird monstrosity with two heads, one of which is that of [[WheelOfFortune Pat Sajak]], and blades like those of a helicopter.

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%% * EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs
* EverythingsEvenWorseWithSharks / FlyingSeafoodSpecial - FlyingSeafoodSpecial: The pirates ride on the backs of flying sharks... That are on fire!
* GiantFlyer - GiantFlyer: The Mockingbird is a giant cyborg-bird monstrosity with two heads, one of which is that of [[WheelOfFortune Pat Sajak]], and blades like those of a helicopter.



* ImperialChina - Ostensibly. According to the book report, this is the home of ninjas and predates the discovery of fire ([[RunningGag even though everything is on fire]])
* IncendiaryExponent - The sharks and bears are on fire, and the Mockingbird is on "cold fire".
* InstantAwesomeJustAddNinja
* [[spoiler:KillEmAll]] - Surprising, no?

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* ImperialChina - ImperialChina: Ostensibly. According to the book report, this is the home of ninjas and predates the discovery of fire ([[RunningGag even though everything is on fire]])
* IncendiaryExponent - IncendiaryExponent: The sharks and bears are on fire, and the Mockingbird is on "cold fire".
* %%* InstantAwesomeJustAddNinja
* [[spoiler:KillEmAll]] - KillEmAll: Surprising, no?



* LaserBlade - The pirates' laser swords with guns on them. The mockingbird can shoot [[StarWars lightsabers]] out of its mouth.

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* LaserBlade - LaserBlade: The pirates' laser swords with guns on them. The mockingbird can shoot [[StarWars lightsabers]] out of its mouth.



* LensFlare - The flying pirate ship has a lens flare and motion blur, which is [[LampshadeHanging mentioned]] by the narrator.
* MadeOfIron - The pirates can survive [[ItsRainingMen falling a million feet to the ground below]], because they're pirates.
* MagicalNegro - The mysterious slave woman.
* {{Ninja}}
* NinjaPirateZombieRobot - Quite possibly [[UpToEleven one of the most over-the-top examples ever made]].
* OminousFloatingCastle - Which doubles as a time machine.
* OurPresidentsAreDifferent - They're actually ninjas who transformed themselves into presidents. Wait, not presidents, I meant volcanoes.
* {{Pirate}}
* [[spoiler:PyrrhicVictory - The mockingbirds are apparently defeated, but almost everyone dies.]]
* RoboticReveal - Scout is actually a robot guy.
* RuleOfCool
* RuleOfFunny
* SkyPirate - Boo Radley and his crew.
* SmokeShield - Not only was the mockingbird unharmed, it had grown another head, which was even bigger-looking.
* SoBadItsGood - [[InvokedTrope Intentionally]].
* SoundInSpace - But they really didn't care at that point.
* [[spoiler:SpacePirates - The pirates go into space for the final battle]].
* StuffBlowingUp

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* LensFlare - LensFlare: The flying pirate ship has a lens flare and motion blur, which is [[LampshadeHanging mentioned]] by the narrator.
* MadeOfIron - MadeOfIron: The pirates can survive [[ItsRainingMen falling a million feet to the ground below]], because they're pirates.
* MagicalNegro - MagicalNegro: The mysterious slave woman.
%% * {{Ninja}}
* NinjaPirateZombieRobot - NinjaPirateZombieRobot: Quite possibly [[UpToEleven one of the most over-the-top examples ever made]].
* OminousFloatingCastle - OminousFloatingCastle: Which doubles as a time machine.
* OurPresidentsAreDifferent - OurPresidentsAreDifferent: They're actually ninjas who transformed themselves into presidents. Wait, not presidents, I meant volcanoes.
%% * {{Pirate}}
* [[spoiler:PyrrhicVictory - PyrrhicVictory: The mockingbirds are apparently defeated, but almost everyone dies.]]
dies.
* RoboticReveal - RoboticReveal: Scout is actually a robot guy.
* RuleOfCool
RuleOfCool: The author is prone to ammending parts of the story on the fly based on this trope.
%%
* RuleOfFunny
* SkyPirate - SkyPirate: Boo Radley and his crew.
* SmokeShield - SmokeShield: Not only was the mockingbird unharmed, it had grown another head, which was even bigger-looking.
* SoBadItsGood - SoBadItsGood: [[InvokedTrope Intentionally]].
* SoundInSpace - SoundInSpace: But they really didn't care at that point.
* [[spoiler:SpacePirates - SpacePirates: The pirates go into space for the final battle]].
battle.
%%
* StuffBlowingUp



* TimeTravel
* TimeSkip - There is a nine year time skip during the ninja vs. pirate battle.
* TropeCodifier - Given how old the short is, it could probably be this for NinjaPirateZombieRobot.
* VisualPun - Dill is played by a pickle.
* VoluntaryShapeshifting - The ninjas transform into dinosaurs, fireballs, volcanoes, and [[OurPresidentsAreDifferent presidents]].
* YouFailLinguisticsForever - The book "How to kill a Mockingbird" is written in "African".

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%% * TimeTravel
* TimeSkip - TimeSkip: There is a nine year time skip during the ninja vs. pirate battle.
* TropeCodifier - TropeCodifier: Given how old the short is, it could probably be this for NinjaPirateZombieRobot.
* VisualPun - VisualPun: Dill is played by a pickle.
* VoluntaryShapeshifting - VoluntaryShapeshifting: The ninjas transform into dinosaurs, fireballs, volcanoes, and [[OurPresidentsAreDifferent presidents]].
* YouFailLinguisticsForever - The book "How to kill a Mockingbird" is written in "African".
presidents]].
24th Apr '14 1:21:55 AM SirPellucidar
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* EnemyMine: Happens twice, first the Pirates and Scout team up against the Mockingbirds, then the Ninjas join the alliance


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* TheJuggernaut: The Mockingbirds are seemingly completely indestructible until their weakness is discovered
5th Dec '13 7:05:27 PM AliceMacher
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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation - [[{{In-universe}} And]] ''how''.

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation - [[{{In-universe}} And]] ''how''.In-universe]].
9th Apr '13 11:47:36 PM Xtifr
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"[[http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/mockingbird How To Kill A Mockingbird]]" is a 12 minute-long Flash movie made by Anthony Scodary and Nico Benitez. It centers on a book report of ''ToKillAMockingbird'' made by a little boy who didn't read the entire book, leading to CrazyAwesome results.

to:

"[[http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/mockingbird How To Kill A Mockingbird]]" is a 12 minute-long Flash movie made by Anthony Scodary and Nico Benitez. It centers on a book report of ''ToKillAMockingbird'' ''Literature/ToKillAMockingbird'' made by a little boy who didn't read the entire book, leading to CrazyAwesome results.
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