History WesternAnimation / CowAndChicken

17th Apr '16 12:56:07 PM morenohijazo
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* SchoolPlay: The Ugliest Weenie

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* SchoolPlay: The Ugliest WeenieWeenie.
* SeadogPegLeg: Whenever Red Guy poses as a pirate - such as Cap'n Butz Pirate - he will often tape his feet to his butt and attach peg legs to his knees; however, in "Lawnmower Chicken," he actually had peg legs, despite just being a grumpy old neighbor.
12th Apr '16 11:41:02 AM PerfumePreppy
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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: One episode, in which Cow has a crush on a boy from her school, uses horns as a metaphor for [[ACupAngst something else entirely]].

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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: One episode, The episode "Horn Envy", in which Cow has a crush on a boy from her school, uses horns as a metaphor for [[ACupAngst something else entirely]].
12th Apr '16 11:37:41 AM PerfumePreppy
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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: One episode, in which Cow has a crush on a boy from her school, uses horns as a metaphor for [[ACupAngst something else entirely]].
14th Mar '16 3:17:15 PM eroock
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-->''Mama had a chicken''\\

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-->''Mama ->''Mama had a chicken''\\


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* PovertyFood: In "Confused", Cow and Chicken are sent to military school, where for chow they are served yellowish-brown goop to eat out of their helmets, which Red Guy (as their Drill Sergeant) says is beans and biscuits.
12th Mar '16 7:53:58 AM notShemp
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* BringingRunningShoesToACarChase:
** In "The King and Queen of Cheese", Chicken notices Cow has dropped her Crabs the Warthog doll on the platform at the train station after she has already boarded the train and it has left; he chases after the train on foot - all the way to Arkansas - to give her her doll.
** In "Cow and Chicken Recycling", a pair of art thieves rob Red Guy's museum under the cover of darkness, but after they take off in their getaway truck, Red chases after them on foot - and can surprisingly run as fast as they drive.
7th Feb '16 4:20:35 PM nombretomado
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* {{Expy}}: Mom and Dad are all too similar to [[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow Mr. and Mrs. Pipe]] (only more mentally disturbed), Cow is a lot like [[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow Stimpy]], and Chicken has some visible likeness to [[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow Ren]]. Also, the Red Guy and how he changes jobs and roles depending on what is needed for the plot is very much like [[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow Mr. Horse]]. Granted, Dave Feiss worked on ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'', and Creator/JohnKricfalusi doesn't seem to mind how much influence he took from it, openly admitting he likes ''Cow and Chicken'' (and Kricfalusi usually dismisses every cartoon as not being as good as the stuff Creator/BobClampett did back in the GoldenAgeOfAnimation).

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* {{Expy}}: Mom and Dad are all too similar to [[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow Mr. and Mrs. Pipe]] (only more mentally disturbed), Cow is a lot like [[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow Stimpy]], and Chicken has some visible likeness to [[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow Ren]]. Also, the Red Guy and how he changes jobs and roles depending on what is needed for the plot is very much like [[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow Mr. Horse]]. Granted, Dave Feiss worked on ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'', and Creator/JohnKricfalusi doesn't seem to mind how much influence he took from it, openly admitting he likes ''Cow and Chicken'' (and Kricfalusi usually dismisses every cartoon as not being as good as the stuff Creator/BobClampett did back in the GoldenAgeOfAnimation).UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation).
4th Feb '16 10:29:03 AM luiz4200
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* PersecutedIntellectuals: The episode, "Black Sheep of the Family," invokes and lampshades this. Because Cousin Black Sheep is actually a very articulate sheep, and the rest of this universe is a CloudCuckooland, other characters [[CallingMeALogarithm take Black Sheep's big words as insults]], to the point that even Red Guy, who is Officer O'Fannihee, deems Black Sheep as a wanted criminal.

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* PersecutedIntellectuals: The episode, "Black Sheep of the Family," invokes and lampshades this. Because Cousin Black Sheep is actually a very articulate sheep, and the rest of this universe is a CloudCuckooland, other characters [[CallingMeALogarithm take Black Sheep's big words as insults]], to the point that even Red Guy, who is Officer O'Fannihee, deems Black Sheep as a wanted criminal. Subverted with Officer O'Fannihee because this is not his primary reason to deem Black Sheep as a criminal. He just blames Black Sheep for something other people did.
* PlayingSick: In "Playing Hookie", Chicken pretends to be sick so he won't have to take a test he didn't study for. When he finally convinces his parents, they call a Doctor who happens to be the Red Guy. After deeming Red's treatments scarier than the test, Chicken admits to be playing sick, prompting the Red Guy to confess he was just playing doctor.
27th Jan '16 11:55:23 PM Technomaru
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** In two issues of the old ''Cartoon Network Presents'' comic books (they were the precursors to the later and better-known ''Cartoon Network Starring'' and ''Cartoon Cartoons'' comic books), the word "Hell" is slipped in, uncensored - in the story "Recycling Daze," Chicken, Flem, and Earl come to Red Guy's junk yard, where the sign reads, "We'll give you a hell of a deal;" meanwhile in the story "Mayhem on the Midway," Red Guy introduces Cerberus as, "The Three-Headed Hound of Hell."

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** In two issues of the old ''Cartoon Network Presents'' comic books (they were the precursors to the later and better-known ''Cartoon Network Starring'' and ''Cartoon Cartoons'' comic books), the word "Hell" is slipped in, uncensored - in the story "Recycling Daze," Chicken, Flem, and Earl come to Red Guy's junk yard, where the sign reads, "We'll give you a hell of a deal;" meanwhile in the story "Mayhem on the Midway," Red Guy introduces Cerberus as, "The Three-Headed Hound of Hell."Hell
*** Lampshaded in the I Am Weasel episode "I.R. in Wrong Cartoon" where I.R. Baboon points out The Red Guy doesn't wear any pants and Weasel replies "Boy the stuff they get away with in cartoons these day is just disgusting!"
23rd Jan '16 4:51:40 PM nombretomado
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* ToiletHumour: Averted. For an animated show that's supposed to be Creator/CartoonNetwork's answer to Nickelodeon's ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'', this show didn't revel in it or [[GrossOutShow gross-out humor]], opting instead for being surreal and laden with sexual innuendo (like most Cartoon Network animated shows that aren't on AdultSwim).

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* ToiletHumour: Averted. For an animated show that's supposed to be Creator/CartoonNetwork's answer to Nickelodeon's ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'', this show didn't revel in it or [[GrossOutShow gross-out humor]], opting instead for being surreal and laden with sexual innuendo (like most Cartoon Network animated shows that aren't on AdultSwim).Creator/AdultSwim).
7th Jan '16 4:26:31 PM nombretomado
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* SoapPunishment: The HalloweenEpisode featured the Red Guy (impersonating SpaceGhost and hosting his Coast-to-Coast show) trying to use this on Chicken, albeit he initially thought it was "soup" punishment until Chicken corrected him.

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* SoapPunishment: The HalloweenEpisode featured the Red Guy (impersonating SpaceGhost WesternAnimation/SpaceGhost and hosting his Coast-to-Coast [[WesternAnimation/SpaceGhostCoastToCoast Coast-to-Coast]] show) trying to use this on Chicken, albeit he initially thought it was "soup" punishment until Chicken corrected him.
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