History WebVideo / TheCartoonMan

5th Jun '15 2:04:57 AM erforce
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* GenreThrowback: To films of the 80s and 90s in which live action humans interact with cartoon elements, most famously in ''WhoFramedRogerRabbit'', a "genre" largely defunct since the rise of computer graphics.
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* GenreThrowback: To films of the 80s and 90s in which live action humans interact with cartoon elements, most famously in ''WhoFramedRogerRabbit'', ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'', a "genre" largely defunct since the rise of computer graphics.
17th Feb '14 9:39:46 PM xlncloseD
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* BrainwashedAndCrazy: Sherzikien turns those under the sway of the Glove of the Animator [[spoiler:including Simon, Valerie and, briefly, Karen]] into his minions, and makes them attack Roy.

* BubblegloopSwamp: Roy and Valerie pass through an area like this during the montage.

* BubblegloopSwamp: DeliveryStork: [[spoiler:One shows up in the last scene of ''Journey of the Cartoon Man'' to deliver a cartoon baby to Roy and Valerie pass through an area like this during the montage.Valerie.]]

* BubblegloopSwamp: Roy and Valerie pass through an area like this during HeroicWillpower: [[spoiler:Roy is strong-willed enough to resist the montage.Glove of the Animator.]]

* {{Mordor}}:: The part of the Second Dimension where Sherzikien lives has this appearance.
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* {{Mordor}}:: {{Mordor}}: The part of the Second Dimension where Sherzikien lives has this appearance.
17th Feb '14 5:27:31 PM xlncloseD
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* BigDamnKiss: In the third movie, Roy and Valerie share one [[spoiler:that enables them to levitate out of a quicksand pit.]]

* EverythingsBetterWithPenguins: Roy and Valerie pass a few during the montage.

* GlowingEyesOfDoom: [[spoiler:Sherzikien has red ones in his OneWingedAngel form.]]

* GoodAngelBadAngel: An angel and devil version of Roy pop up to debate whether to go after Valerie when she walks out on him in the third movie.

* IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight: During the final battle of ''Journey of the Cartoon Man'', Roy manages to snap [[spoiler:Valerie]] out of Sherzikien's mind control by means of [[spoiler: [[RunningGag salsa dancing.]]]]

* MindControlDevice: [[spoiler:the Glove of the Animator]]

* OneWingedAngel: At the end of ''Journey of the Cartoon Man'', [[spoiler: Sherzikien drinks some of his own ink, and becomes a red-eyed cartoon giant.]]

* PlayingWithPuppets: [[spoiler:Sherzikien makes everyone dance while wearing the Glove of the Animator.]]

* PsychologicalTormentZone: Sherzikien's dreamotorium is a mild example.
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* PsychologicalTormentZone: Sherzikien's dreamotorium is a mild example.QuicksandSucks: Roy and Valerie get stuck in some quicksand on their journey through the Second Dimension in the third movie.

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* PsychologicalTormentZone: Sherzikien's dreamotorium is RedEyesTakeWarning: [[spoiler:Sherzikien's eyes turn red when he drinks a mild example.sip of ink and becomes a cartoon monster.]]
30th Jan '14 7:32:30 PM xlncloseD
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* BubblegloopSwamp: Roy and Valerie pass through an area like this during the montage. * ByTheLightsOfTheirEyes: When Roy and Valerie enter a pitch-black cave, only their eyes are visible.

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* GreenHillZone: Roy and Valerie begin their journey through the Second Dimension in a cartoon forest that looks like this.

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* RollercoasterMine: How Roy and Valerie get from the cave to Sherzikien's castle. Their ride even begins with a theme park-like safety spiel.

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* SlippySlideyIceWorld: Roy and Valerie travel through one during the montage.

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* ThirstyDesert: Roy and Valerie ride through one on a camel during their journey across the Second Dimension.

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* UnderTheSea: Roy and Valerie swim underwater at one point in the montage.
30th Jan '14 7:32:30 PM xlncloseD
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29th Jan '14 6:41:07 PM xlncloseD
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* BigBallOfViolence: Roy's fight with Sherzikien's cartoon army at the end of the third movie takes this form.

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* InterdimensionalTravelDevice: The dimensional transponder [[spoiler:which looks just like an ordinary pen.]]

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* LevelAte: Roy and Valerie find themselves standing in a giant ice cream sundae at one point on their journey.

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* MatchlightDangerRevelation: When he and Valerie wander into a pitch-black cave, Roy strikes a match to reveal a bear, lion, and dinosaur growling behind them.

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* {{Mordor}}:: The part of the Second Dimension where Sherzikien lives has this appearance.

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* PsychologicalTormentZone: Sherzikien's dreamotorium is a mild example.

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* WhiteVoidRoom: Sherzikien's dreamotorium, in which he "draws" various images to illustrate his plans to Karen and Roy.
17th Jan '14 7:26:18 PM xlncloseD
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* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: The first movie begins with a missing persons case. [[spoiler:By the end of the trilogy, the main characters are trying to stop the villain from taking over the world.]]
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* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: The first movie begins with a missing persons case. [[spoiler:By the end of the trilogy, the main characters are formerly missing person in question is trying to stop the villain from taking take over the world.]]
17th Jan '14 7:24:42 PM xlncloseD
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[[quoteright:320:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/thecartoonman_375.jpg]] ''The Cartoon Man'' is a trilogy of low budget independent films produced by Smoking Bottle Entertainement, and released as a web series. The first two installments, ''The Cartoon Man'' and ''Return of the Cartoon Man'' are currently online, and the third, ''Journey of the Cartoon Man'', is set to be released at some point in the future.
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[[quoteright:320:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/thecartoonman_375.jpg]] ''The Cartoon Man'' is a trilogy of low budget independent films produced by Smoking Bottle Entertainement, and released as a web series. The first two All three installments, ''The Cartoon Man'' and Man'', ''Return of the Cartoon Man'', and ''Journey of the Cartoon Man'' are currently online, and the third, ''Journey of the Cartoon Man'', is set to be released at some point in the future. online.

And that's just the first movie.
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And that's just the first movie. movie...

* BigBad: [[spoiler:Oswald Sherzikien, or so it would seem.]]
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* BigBad: [[spoiler:Oswald Sherzikien, or so it would seem.]]Sherzikien]]

* BreakingTheFourthWall: The characters never goes so far as to acknowledge being in a movie/web series, but Roy occasionally looks right at the camera as if aware of it. * BreakUpMakeUpScenario: Midway through ''Return of the Cartoon Man,'' Roy and Karen are returned to normal. They awkwardly part ways when Karen wishes to continue their investigation, and Roy just wants to stay home and go back to his life. [[spoiler:A short time later, Roy goes back to help Karen when he learns that Simon has resurfaced with a new evil plan.]]
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* BreakingTheFourthWall: The characters never goes so far as to acknowledge being in a movie/web series, but Roy occasionally looks right at the camera as if aware of it. it. And then there's the montage in the third movie. * BreakUpMakeUpScenario: Twice. Midway through ''Return of the Cartoon Man,'' Roy and Karen are returned to normal. They awkwardly part ways when Karen wishes to continue their investigation, and Roy just wants to stay home and go back to his life. [[spoiler:A short time later, Roy goes back to help Karen when he learns that Simon has resurfaced with a new evil plan.]]]] Then, in ''Journey of the Cartoon Man'', Roy and Valerie come to blows and part ways, only for Roy to almost immediately go back to her after a GoodAngelBadAngel debate.

* CartoonBomb: Roy produces one during the battle, but doesn't use it. * ChekhovsGun: The pen found in the tree turns out to be quite significant. [[spoiler:So does the feather, but not until the next movie.]]
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* CartoonBomb: Roy produces one during the battle, battle in the first movie, but doesn't use it. it until the third. * ChekhovsGun: The pen found in the tree turns out to be quite significant. [[spoiler:So does do the feather, feather and the glove, but not until the next movie.sequels.]]

* TheDragon: Simon apparently becomes this to [[spoiler:Oswald Sherzikien]] in the second movie.
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* TheDragon: Simon apparently becomes this to [[spoiler:Oswald Sherzikien]] in the second movie.sequels.

* {{Expy}}: In their respective cartoon forms, Simon is one of Snidely Whiplash [[spoiler:and Valerie of Jessica Rabbit.]] * EyePop: Roy when he sees [[spoiler:the transformed Karen at the end of the first movie.]]
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* {{Expy}}: In their respective cartoon forms, Simon is one of Snidely Whiplash [[spoiler:and Valerie of Jessica Rabbit.]] * EyePop: Roy when he sees [[spoiler:the transformed Karen Karen]] at the end of the first movie.]]movie, and [[spoiler:Sherzikien's OneWingedAngel form]] in the third.

* GravityIsAHarshMistress: When Roy cuts a hole underneath Simon, Simon doesn't fall until he realizes what's happened.
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* GravityIsAHarshMistress: When Roy cuts a hole underneath Simon, Simon doesn't fall until he realizes what's happened. The same thing happens when Roy and Valerie run off a cliff in the Second Dimension.

* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: Oswald Sherzikien, [[spoiler:so far.]]
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* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: Oswald Sherzikien, [[spoiler:so far.[[spoiler:until ''Journey of the Cartoon Man''.]]

* {{MacGuffin}}: The dimensional transponder - [[spoiler:which is a pen.]]
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* {{MacGuffin}}: The dimensional transponder - [[spoiler:which is a pen.pen. Also, the Glove of the Animator in the third movie.]]

* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: The first movie begins with a missing persons case. [[spoiler:By the end of the second, the fate of the entire world is allegedly at stake.]]
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* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: The first movie begins with a missing persons case. [[spoiler:By the end of the second, trilogy, the fate of main characters are trying to stop the entire world is allegedly at stake.villain from taking over the world.]]

* OffScreenTeleportation: While Roy is talking to [[spoiler:the cartoonified Valerie]], she suddenly appears behind him and pulls him into another room. That's just one example.
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* OffScreenTeleportation: While Roy is talking to [[spoiler:the cartoonified Valerie]], she suddenly appears behind him and pulls him into another room. That's just one example.Numerous examples. In particular, [[spoiler:Cynthia]] does quite a bit of this after being transformed.

* RecurringExtra: Kim and Donnie start out as this, but end up affecting the story in a minor way when they help Valerie.
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* RecurringExtra: Kim and Donnie start out as this, but end up affecting the story in a minor way when they help Valerie.Valerie [[spoiler:and take part in the third movie's final battle.]]

* SequelEscalation: The first movie is almost entirely live action, with some animated effects near the end. The sequel has animation throughout, and builds to an over-the-top cartoon chase scene.
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* SequelEscalation: The first movie is almost entirely live action, with some animated effects near the end. The sequel has animation throughout, and builds to an over-the-top cartoon chase scene. The third is an epic that largely takes place in an animated world, and concludes with the biggest cartoon battle yet.

* SquashedFlat: Happens to Roy and Simon several times.
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* SquashedFlat: Happens to Roy Roy, Simon, and Simon Valerie several times.
23rd Sep '13 8:13:13 PM xlncloseD
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* DisneyDeath: At the end of the first movie, [[spoiler:Karen is fatally wounded by Simon, but Roy manages to save her life by transforming her into a cartoon with the black ink.]]

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* SlasherSmile: Simon just before blowing Roy up with dynamite.
16th Aug '13 11:12:55 AM DynamicDragon
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