History WesternAnimation / AroundTheWorldWithWillyFog

26th Nov '16 2:47:18 PM ScroogeMacDuck
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If the phrase "Round, all around the world, round, all around the world" is now going round, all around your head, you probably grew up in Europe in the 1980s and early 1990s, specially Spain and the UK.

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If the phrase "Round, all around the world, round, all around the world" is now going round, all around your head, you probably grew up in Europe in the 1980s and early 1990s, specially most likely Spain and the UK.



The basic plot of Creator/JulesVerne's novel remains intact: [[QuintessentialBritishGentleman dull, wealthy gentlelion]] Willy Fog (Phileas Fogg in the book) gives up his orderly lifestyle when he accepts a wager that he can travel around the world in eighty days. On his journey he faces opponents who have followed him from London, as well as the constant struggle to catch boats and trains on time and all the perils foreign countries, climates and people can throw at him.

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The basic plot of Creator/JulesVerne's novel remains intact: [[QuintessentialBritishGentleman dull, wealthy gentlelion]] Willy Fog (Phileas Fogg in the book) book[[note]]The French dub, of course, gives him back his original name.[[/note]]) gives up his orderly lifestyle when he accepts a wager that he can travel around the world in eighty days. On his journey he faces opponents who have followed him from London, as well as the constant struggle to catch boats and trains on time and all the perils foreign countries, climates and people can throw at him.



Romy, a cat, is an Indian princess rescued by the travellers from a suttee, who falls quickly into the role of group [[TheChick chick]], [[TheMedic medic]], and LoveInterest for Fog.

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Romy, Romi, a cat, is an Indian princess rescued by the travellers from a suttee, who falls quickly into the role of group [[TheChick chick]], [[TheMedic medic]], and LoveInterest for Fog.
13th Oct '16 2:41:30 AM 59Efra
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** Transfer's clear attempts at outright murdering Fog and his traveling companions, with little to no disregard for whether or not innocent bystanders are also hurt or not.

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** Transfer's clear attempts at outright murdering Fog and his traveling companions, with little to no disregard regard for whether or not innocent bystanders are also hurt or not.hurt.
13th Aug '16 10:17:35 AM MarkLungo
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** Tigers are most common in the show's version of India. While in there, the cast also gets to ride an elephant, Rigodon runs in trouble after Tico eats offers to a sacred cow, and Tico is bitten by a tamed cobra (who luckily for him, has no teeth).

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** Tigers are most common in the show's version of India.UsefulNotes/{{India}}. While in there, the cast also gets to ride an elephant, Rigodon runs in trouble after Tico eats offers to a sacred cow, and Tico is bitten by a tamed cobra (who luckily for him, has no teeth).
13th Aug '16 5:22:22 AM Naram-Sin
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* LondonEnglandSyndrome: used in the first sentence of the opening narration in the first episode.

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* LondonEnglandSyndrome: used Used in the first sentence of the opening narration in the first episode.



** Tigers are most common in the show's version of India. The cast also gets to ride an elephant and run in trouble for bothering a sacred cow while in there.

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** Tigers are most common in the show's version of India. The While in there, the cast also gets to ride an elephant and run elephant, Rigodon runs in trouble for bothering after Tico eats offers to a sacred cow while in there.cow, and Tico is bitten by a tamed cobra (who luckily for him, has no teeth).


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* SimSimSalabim: Snake charmers, sacred cows, angry brahmin monks, turbans, tamed elephants, jungles, and attempted human sacrifices to Kali. The only thing missing is flying carpets.
13th Aug '16 4:25:33 AM Naram-Sin
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** Tigers are most common in the show's version of India (where the cast also gets to ride an elephant).

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** Tigers are most common in the show's version of India (where the India. The cast also gets to ride an elephant).elephant and run in trouble for bothering a sacred cow while in there.
3rd Aug '16 3:33:47 PM TheGreatUnknown
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* HollywoodGeography: To be expected, but presumably played more for flavor and fun than the original's relative accuracy (which was exotic at the time). For instance, the temple complex visited in Egypt is clearly Karnak, nearly 500 miles or 750 kilometers from Suez, yet they reach it on camel and back in a single day.
19th Jun '16 6:50:45 AM Naram-Sin
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** Travel through the American West is delayed by a bison stampede and an attack by Coyote Native Americans. The most prominent American characters are bears: brown, black and grey.

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** Travel through the American West is delayed by a bison stampede and an attack by Coyote coyote Native Americans. Americans.
** Transfer disguises as a coyote while in the US, both when he pretends to be a Native and when he pretends to be of European descent.
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The most prominent American characters are bears: brown, black mad prospector in San Francisco is a raccoon (might be a StealthPun, since both prospectors and grey. raccoons spend a lot of their time washing stuff in the river).
19th Jun '16 6:32:55 AM Naram-Sin
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** Fog's rival Sullivan is also a wolf, just better kept than Transfer.



* FunnyForeigner: Rigodon (French) and Tico (Italian--although he was Spanish in the original Spanish version). An attempt to make a ButNotTooForeign main cast in the original Spanish version in fact, since there aren't Spanish characters in the novel. In the Portuguese version, he is Portuguese ([[CrossDressingVoices and voiced by a woman]]).

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* FunnyForeigner: Rigodon (French) and Tico (Italian--although he (Italian). [[LocalReference Tico was Spanish in the original Spanish version). An attempt to make a ButNotTooForeign main cast in version]], but the original trope was still present because he was explicitely Andalusian ("the funny Andalusian" is nowadays a mostly DeadHorseTrope in Spanish version in fact, since there aren't Spanish characters in the novel. In the Portuguese version, he is Portuguese ([[CrossDressingVoices and voiced by a woman]]).media).



* LocalReference: The inclusion of Spanish character Tico.

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* LocalReference: The inclusion of Tico is Spanish character Tico.in the original Spanish version, and Portuguese in the Portuguese dub ([[CrossDressingVoices and voiced by a woman]]). The balloon man in Tijuana is also Spanish (but unlike Tico, he is not Andalusian).


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** The team meets two weird and very Anubis-like black dogs in Egypt, but they turn out to be a couple of twin ''German'' archaeologists.
** Tigers are most common in the show's version of India (where the cast also gets to ride an elephant).
** The Chinese captain (and part time pirate) that Willy hires to travel from Shanghai to Yokohama is a panda.
** The Japanese police chief is a [[{{kitsune}} fox]] and Rigodon and Tico find refuge in the humble home of two Japanese macaques while in Yokohama.
** Travel through the American West is delayed by a bison stampede and an attack by Coyote Native Americans. The most prominent American characters are bears: brown, black and grey.


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* SouthOfTheBorder: After a fire on board caused by Transfer, the team docks at Tijuana, Mexico, where the locals are scared of a flying monster. Fortunately, the monster turns out to be a hot air balloon that the characters can use to fly to their initial destination, San Francisco.
8th Apr '16 8:33:09 AM MarkLungo
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** Even more so in the original Spanish "The countdown has already begun, will we make it? Yes or no? My trip around the world beigns now!"

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** Even more so in the original Spanish "The countdown has already begun, will we make it? Yes or no? My trip around the world beigns begins now!"
8th Apr '16 5:36:07 AM SatoshiMiwa
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** Even more so in the original Spanish "The countdown has already begun, will we make it? Yes or no? My trip around the world beigns now!"
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