History WesternAnimation / AlvinAndThechipmunks

7th Aug '16 1:02:51 AM rafi
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* BeautifulAllAlong: Jeanette -- SheCleansUpNicely. Confirmed and done in the episode "My Fair Chipette", to the point that even Brittany was threatened.

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* BeautifulAllAlong: Jeanette -- SheCleansUpNicely.BeautifulAllAlong / SheCleansUpNicely: Jeanette. Confirmed and done in the episode "My Fair Chipette", to the point that even Brittany was threatened.



* BewareTheNiceOnes: Averted with Theodore, who (surprisingly to some) is a big fan of soap operas and crime dramas.
* BeYourself: The Aesop for aforementioned episode "My Fair Chipette".

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Averted with Theodore, who (surprisingly to some) is a big fan of soap operas and crime dramas.
* BeYourself: The Aesop for aforementioned episode "My Fair Chipette".Chipette" where Alvin tries to make nerdy Jeanette into a beauty queen to compete against Brittany in a pageant.



* BruceWayneHeldHostage: In the ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' parody episode.

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* BruceWayneHeldHostage: In the ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' parody episode. The Jokester (Alvin) kidnaps Brice Wayne (Simon) and Nicki Nale (Brittany) and threatens to kill them unless Batmunk brings him the toy he's been trying to steal. Fortunately, loyal butler Happy (Theodore) takes on the role himself for this.



* {{Fanboy}}: Theodore, who (surprisingly to some) is a big fan of soap operas and crime dramas.



* FieryRedhead: Brittany Miller qualifies.



* PomPomGirl:
** The Chipettes in the episode "The Gang's All Here" where thay come as cheerleaders initially to help The Chipmunk in their battle against a gang called the Steam Rollers. However, when the boys need help, they are quick to enter the ring.
** The episode "Quarterback in Curlers" has Alvin take this role when Brittany, the head cheerleader in the school, join in the football team and quits cheerleading. They don't fit well in their new positions as Alvin makes selfish cheers and Brittany uses overly complicated plays.



* SwappedRole: An episode has Alvin and Dave swapped roles, allowing Alvin to understand how hard parenting is.

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** "Quarterback in Curlers" has Brittany join in the football team and quits cheerleading showing to be better than Alvin. So, Alvin joins her former cheerleading squad to prove he can be better than her. They don't fit well in their new positions as Alvin makes selfish cheers and Brittany uses overly complicated plays. In order to end the conflict, their siblings fool them by making both think they want each other's help and they get good advices that lead the team to victory.
23rd Jul '16 9:27:37 AM rafi
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* RashomonStyle: The episodes "Every Chipmunk Tells a Story" and "Once Upon a Crime".

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* RashomonStyle: The episodes In the episode "Every Chipmunk Tells a Story" Story"", each chipmunk has a different version of how Dave's piano got destroyed and "Once Upon a Crime".had instant pudding in it. Alvin, Simon, and Theodore notably each paint themselves as an innocent, unwilling victim of the situation while their two respective siblings are portrayed as more bullying figures.



* TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation

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* TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimationUsefulNotes/TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation



* SoapOperaDisease: Parodied in "Whatever's Happened to Dave Seville?"

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* SoapOperaDisease: Parodied in "Whatever's Happened to Dave Seville?"Seville?". Theodore gets hooked on a soap opera where one of the characters has a disease called Zomboid Rigadosis. Alvin and Simon try to convince him it isn't real, but they all panic when Dave appears to have become stiff and motionless, and try to find a way to cure him. It was actually a wax statue.



* SwappedRole: An episode has Alvin and Dave swapped roles, allowing Alvin to understand how hard parenting is.



* AVerySpecialEpisode:

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* VerySpecialEpisode: The episode "Cookie Chomper iii" deals with the chipmunks and Dave having to cope with the death of there pet Cookie after getting run over by a car.

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* VerySpecialEpisode: ** The episode "Cookie Chomper iii" deals with the chipmunks and Dave having to cope with the death of there pet Cookie after getting run over by a car.
20th Jul '16 6:12:07 AM rafi
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* DarkHorseVictory: In "Dr. Simon and Mr. Heartthrob" Alvin and Simon attempt to win the title of "Heartthrob of the Year" award. But at the end the winner is Theodore!



* FantasticVoyagePlot: The episode "Inner Dave".

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* FantasticVoyagePlot: The episode "Inner Dave".Dave" where the boys are accidentally shrunk by one of Simon's inventions. They end up going inside Dave's head in order to try telling him what happened.



* MayTheFarceBeWithYou: Subverted. ''The Chipmunks Go to the Movies'', in which each episode was a parody of a well-known film, never actually did a Star Wars episode, but there was a few seconds of Star Wars in the title sequence, with Alvin as Luke, Simon as C3PO, Theodore as R2-D2, and David as Darth Vader.

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* MayTheFarceBeWithYou: Subverted. ''The Chipmunks Go to the Movies'', in which each episode was a parody of a well-known film, never actually did a Star Wars episode, but there was a few seconds of Star Wars in the title sequence, with Alvin as Luke, Simon as C3PO, C-3PO, Theodore as R2-D2, and David as Darth Vader.



* RoadShow


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* SexierAlterEgo: In the episode "Dr. Simon and Mr. Heartrob", Alvin accidentally knocks over Simon's beaker of hair tonic and mixes a bunch of random chemicals together, which Simon drinks and becomes "Mr. Heartrob", an handsome [[TheCasanova Casanova]].
19th Jul '16 9:16:56 AM rafi
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** In "Dreamlighting", after Alvin has to go to basketball on one of their dates, Brittany watches on tv "Dreamlighting" (which itself is a parody of ''Series/{{Moonlighting}}'') and dreams herself in the show.



* BeYourself: The Aesop for aforementioned episode "''My Fair Chipette''."

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* BeYourself: The Aesop for aforementioned episode "''My "My Fair Chipette''."Chipette".



* ClipShow: The episodes "Chipmunkmania" and "Alvin in Analysis".

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* ClipShow: The episodes "Chipmunkmania" (where an interviewer takes a look back at the history of The Chipmunks' career by using flashbacks to past episodes) and "Alvin in Analysis".Analysis" (where Alvin visits a psychologist he is a fan of to talk about his issues with his family).



* DepthDeception: A bug mistaken for an alien.
* DontSplitUsUp: The first episode of season four that introduces Miss Miller did this with the Chipettes.

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* DepthDeception: A An episode has a bug mistaken for on the lens of Simon's telescope caused them to think there was an alien.
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* DontSplitUsUp: The first episode of season four that introduces Miss Miller did this with the Chipettes. The girls stayed with the boys and Dave for a few days while a social worker tried to find a foster home for them, and they got along ''horribly'' with the boys. It wasn't until the social worker said that the only option was to split up the girls (since, as she explains, [[ShownTheirWork many people can't afford to take in siblings together and can only adopt one,]]) that they start to get along. All three girls are later put under the care of kind Miss Miller, who does live quite near Dave and the boys, and is quite willing to take in all three.



* HairTriggerAvalanche: In "Mind Over Matterhorn".

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* HairTriggerAvalanche: In "Mind Over Matterhorn".Matterhorn" where Chipmunk and Chipettes end trapped in an avalanche as a result of Alvin's yodeling.



* LongRunners: While most Saturday Morning cartoons lasted a season or two at best, this cartoon lasted for eight seasons, with over 100 episodes, and spawning a number of TV specials associated with it.
19th Jul '16 4:02:05 AM rafi
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* AllJustADream: There were some episodes, like when Alvin had a fever or when [[spoiler:Dave thought [[IncredibleShrinkingMan he'd shrunk]] where's he able to stand in someone's palm]].

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* AllJustADream: AllJustADream:
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There were some episodes, like when Alvin had a fever or when [[spoiler:Dave Dave thought [[IncredibleShrinkingMan he'd shrunk]] where's he able to stand in someone's palm]].palm.
** A ''Series/CharliesAngels'' parody episode had the Chipettes being knocked out by a thief in the mall, the girls dream that they are a crime fighting team called Alvie's Angels .



** And the '80s chipmunks with their '60s' incarnation

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** And the '80s chipmunks with their '60s' incarnationincarnation.



* ConspicuousConsumption

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* ConspicuousConsumptionConspicuousConsumption: An episode had Simon develop a device that could look into possible futures. One was where the Chipmunks and Chipettes were incredibly wealthy. They bought their kids guitars made of diamonds, with ruby picks, and there were apparently emerald strings.



** "Cookie Chomper III"

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** "Cookie Chomper III"III", an episode where the Chipmunk adopt a little cat as pet that after is killed by car.



:: We then see Simon, Theodore, and Dave struggle to move another, even larger luggage cart, bearing even ''more'' trunks and cases belonging to Brittany. Brittany herself even lampshades this later when the lodging accommodations are less than commodious for the kids, and she remarks, "It's a good thing I packed light!"
* MayTheFarceBeWithYou

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:: ** We then see Simon, Theodore, and Dave struggle to move another, even larger luggage cart, bearing even ''more'' trunks and cases belonging to Brittany. Brittany herself even lampshades this later when the lodging accommodations are less than commodious for the kids, and she remarks, "It's a good thing I packed light!"
* MayTheFarceBeWithYouMayTheFarceBeWithYou: Subverted. ''The Chipmunks Go to the Movies'', in which each episode was a parody of a well-known film, never actually did a Star Wars episode, but there was a few seconds of Star Wars in the title sequence, with Alvin as Luke, Simon as C3PO, Theodore as R2-D2, and David as Darth Vader.



* MistakenAge

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* MistakenAgeMistakenAge: An episode has Alvin hears about having an oldest fan, and thinks she's just in her twenties, while she is actually a senior citizen.



* OvernightAgeUp: In "Bigger" (parody of the movie ''Film/{{Big}}'') Alvin makes a wish on a magic jukebox machine at the county fairgrounds and instantly becomes a grown-up in body. His sudden growth helps land him a fun job at a record studio, managing the Chipettes' band The Babes. But he soon learns adulthood isn't all it's cracked up to be.



* ReadingIsCoolAesop

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* ReadingIsCoolAesopReadingIsCoolAesop: An episode had Dave reading ''Literature/TreasureIsland'', and at the end, the boys turned off the TV and video games to read ''Literature/TheThreeMusketeers''.



* SeashellBra: Jeanette in "Sploosh" (a parody of ''Film/{{Splash}}'') where she is a mermaid.

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Jeanette in "Sploosh" (a parody of ''Film/{{Splash}}'') where she is a mermaid.mermaid.
** Brittany in "Alvie's Angels" when she use a mermaid disguise.



* {{Stripperific}}: In "Bigger" the Babes (Chipettes alias in the episode) are forced to make a video music with ridiculous outfits (that remembers baby diapers) that show much skin. [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/chipettes_2.png See yourself]].



* YetAnotherChristmasCarol: "Merry Christmas, Mr. Carroll".

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* YetAnotherChristmasCarol: In "Merry Christmas, Mr. Carroll".Carroll" Alvin finds himself center stage as a Scroogelike little chipmunk, more interested in the presents than the people. Ghostly visits from Dave, Theodore and Simon as the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future help him understand the true meaning of the holiday. It becomes a fun-filled time for all when the "new" Alvin learns that just by sharing a little love and goodwill, every day can be Christmas! .
18th Jul '16 4:29:48 AM rafi
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* AbhorrentAdmirer: Juliet to Alvin in the episode "Love Potion #9".



* SeashellBra: Jeanette in "Sploosh" (a parody of ''Film/{{Splash}}'') where she is a mermaid.



* StalkerWithACrush: Juliet to Alvin in the episode "Love Potion #9".
3rd Jul '16 1:59:25 AM rafi
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* SquirrelsInMyPants: In "Sisters" an angry Alvin put a crab in Brittany swimsuit.
29th Jun '16 11:32:07 PM Chariset
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** In a Valentine's-themed episode, Alvin starts listening to motivational tapes at night to get his courage up to ask Brittany to a dance. He ends up courting her in his sleep as the dashing Captain Romance. When he finally realizes what is going on, he [[DerailingLoveInterests portrays "Captain Romance" as an insensitive jerk]] and finally gets the girl as his real self (though she's not too happy when he tells her the truth).
17th Mar '16 3:46:29 AM morenohijazo
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* StoppedReadingTooSoon: Alvin panics when he can't find his favorite baseball card. It gets worse when he sees the headline on that day's paper which says that a notorious cat burglar has struck again. He goes to sleep and has a ''Series/MiamiVice'' inspired dream where he and Theodore track down the burglar. After he wakes up, he finds his missing baseball card and Simon shows him the full headline. Alvin missed the part saying the burglar was caught.
15th Feb '16 11:58:57 AM brb1006
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* VerySpecialEpisode: The episode "Cookie Chomper iii" deals with the chipmunks and Dave having to cope with the death of there pet Cookie after getting run over by a car.
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