History WesternAnimation / DrakPack

14th May '16 11:11:58 AM DarkStorm
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* CardCarryingVillain: The [[FunWithAcronyms Organization of Generally Rotten Enterprises]]. One episode has them try to convert a luxury beach hotel into one for criminals, by making it more like prison. To better make them feel at home.

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* CardCarryingVillain: The [[FunWithAcronyms Organization of Generally Rotten Enterprises]].Enterprises]] (or Endeavors, according to the episode "Dire Day in Dredfulland"). One episode has them try to convert a luxury beach hotel into one for criminals, by making it more like prison. To better make them feel at home.
4th Apr '16 12:58:44 AM DarkStorm
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* DeadPanSnarker: Drak, Big D, Howler

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* DeadPanSnarker: Drak, Big D, HowlerHowler.
* EvilCounterpart: Vampira, Mummy Man, and the Fly are approximate counterparts to Drak, Frankie, and Howler, respectively.



* MadScientist: Dr. Dred

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* MadScientist: Dr. DredDred, though he also serves as the EvilGenius and DiabolicalMastermind.



* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: He can transform from human to wolf-man form (and back) more or less at will, his main form of attack is by [[SuperBreath imitating the Big Bad Wolf]] rather than using those claws and fangs, and he tends to act as the group's CowardlyLion.

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* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: He Howler can transform from human to wolf-man form (and back) more or less at will, his main form of attack is by [[SuperBreath imitating the Big Bad Wolf]] (with a more rarely-used power of [[MakeMeWannaShout howling]] as his name suggests) rather than using those claws and fangs, and he tends to act as the group's CowardlyLion.



* ShoutOut: Frankie's green, and he's getting mad. [[ComicBook/IncredibleHulk Does this remind you of anything?]]

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* ShoutOut: Frankie's green, and he's getting mad. [[ComicBook/IncredibleHulk Does this remind you of anything?]]anything?]] (The difference is that Frankie is actually pretty placid most of the time. Making him angry is difficult)



* SuperStrength: Frankie and Mummy Man's main power. (Frankie gets stronger when he gets angry or when he sneezes; Mummy Man also has access to MummyWrap)



* TransformationIsAFreeAction: Although the big problem faced by the group in most episodes is finding a way to touch hands so they can transform before Dr. Dred's latest deathtrap finishes them off. (Hands are not strictly required - once it was two hands and a foot, and in one case, a three-way headbutt)
* TransformationSequence: The Drak Whack. Sometimes subverted by showing what it "actually" looks like (it's pretty much instantaneous) rather than using the StockFootage (which is still only about ten seconds long). Once subverted even further by having them duck into an elevator right before the transformation, leaving the audience unable to see it at all.

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* TransformationIsAFreeAction: Although the big problem faced by the group in most episodes is finding a way to touch hands so they can transform before Dr. Dred's latest deathtrap finishes them off. (Hands are not strictly required - at least twice they've tapped fingers, once it was they slapped two hands and a foot, and once, while buried up to their necks in one case, sand, they managed a three-way headbutt)
* TransformationSequence: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIDvsNdfW2w The Drak Whack. Drak]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqiuVZ7pHXg Whack]]. Sometimes subverted by showing what it "actually" actually looks like (it's pretty much instantaneous) rather than using the StockFootage (which is still only about ten seconds long). Once subverted even further by having them duck into an elevator right before the transformation, leaving the audience unable to see it at all.
8th Mar '16 6:02:16 AM DarkStorm
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Creator/HannaBarbera created ''Drak Pack'' in 1980, consisting of Frankie, Howler, and Drak Jr., three teenage boys who were in turn capable via [[TransformationSequence Drak Whack]] of turning into a Frankenstein, a Werewolf, and a Vampire. As a Vampire, Drak Jr. (exclusively referred to simply as "Drak" in the series itself) is capable of shapeshifting, telekinesis, and flight. Frankie becomes immensely strong when he's angry, and since he's green in this form, he brings to mind the ComicBook/IncredibleHulk. Howler has super breath like the Big Bad Wolf, and his howl is ultrasonic and can shatter glass. Their boss is Drak's uncle, Count Dracula, known affectionately by the trio as Big D. And of course, they use their powers for good, instead of evil.

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Creator/HannaBarbera created ''Drak Pack'' in 1980, consisting of Frankie, Howler, and Drak Jr., three teenage boys who were in turn capable via [[TransformationSequence Drak Whack]] of turning into a Frankenstein, a Werewolf, and a Vampire. As a Vampire, Drak Jr. (exclusively referred to simply as "Drak" in the series itself) is capable of shapeshifting, telekinesis, and flight. Frankie is extremely strong and becomes immensely strong even stronger when he's angry, angry (or when he sneezes), and since he's green in this form, he brings to mind the ComicBook/IncredibleHulk. Howler has super breath like the Big Bad Wolf, and his howl is ultrasonic and can shatter glass. Their boss is Drak's uncle, Count Dracula, known affectionately by the trio as Big D. And of course, they use their powers for good, instead of evil.



* CatchPhrase: "''Bad'' Toad, '''bad'''!" - both Dr. Dred and Toad himself.

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* CatchPhrase: "''Bad'' Toad, '''bad'''!" - both Dr. Dred and Toad himself. (Sometimes inverted into "''Good'' Toad, ''good''!" when Toad does something exceptionally well)



* EpisodeTitleCard

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* EpisodeTitleCardGladIThoughtOfIt: Drak's main schtick.



* IfItSwimsItFlies: The ''Drakster''

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* IfItSwimsItFlies: The ''Drakster''''Drakster'', as noted in CoolCar above.



* MonsterMash
* MummyWrap
* OpeningNarration
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: They don't burn in the sun, but they also don't explain why Big D and Vampira are vampires all the time but Drak has to magically transform into one.
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent

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* MonsterMash
MonsterMash: Yup. The show features three vampires, a Frankenstein-esque golem, a werewolf, a mummy, a fly-man, a toad-man, and a mad scientist in every episode. Some episodes bring in even more, including ghosts ("Your bed just floated out the window?")
* MummyWrap
MummyWrap: Mummy Man, of course, frequently uses his wrappings this way.
* OpeningNarration
OpeningNarration: "From the monsters of the past, comes a new generation, dedicated to erasing the evil image of their forefathers."
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: They don't burn in the sun, sun (well, Vampira and Drak don't, but Big D does), but they also don't explain why Big D and Vampira are vampires all the time but Drak has to magically transform into one.
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferentOurWerewolvesAreDifferent: He can transform from human to wolf-man form (and back) more or less at will, his main form of attack is by [[SuperBreath imitating the Big Bad Wolf]] rather than using those claws and fangs, and he tends to act as the group's CowardlyLion.



* SuperMultiPurposeRoom: The Drak Pack's headquarters

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* SuperMultiPurposeRoom: The Drak Pack's headquartersheadquarters.



* TheyFightCrime
* TransformationIsAFreeAction: Although the big problem faced by the group in most episodes is finding a way to touch hands so they can transform before Dr. Dred's latest deathtrap finishes them off.
* TransformationSequence: The Drak Whack

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* TheyFightCrime
TheyFightCrime: One's a vampire, one's a werewolf, one's a ... flesh... golem?
* TransformationIsAFreeAction: Although the big problem faced by the group in most episodes is finding a way to touch hands so they can transform before Dr. Dred's latest deathtrap finishes them off.
off. (Hands are not strictly required - once it was two hands and a foot, and in one case, a three-way headbutt)
* TransformationSequence: The Drak WhackWhack. Sometimes subverted by showing what it "actually" looks like (it's pretty much instantaneous) rather than using the StockFootage (which is still only about ten seconds long). Once subverted even further by having them duck into an elevator right before the transformation, leaving the audience unable to see it at all.
* VoluntaryShapeshifting: Drak and Vampira's main power. Drak tends to prefer bats and clouds of mist, while Vampira prefers spiders and snakes, but they can seemingly turn into anything they can imagine. (Note: [[EvilCannotComprehendGood Vampira cannot imagine pretty butterflies, only ratty-looking patchwork butterflies]])
23rd Jan '16 11:37:25 AM Homemaderat
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** Dr. Dred inviting Drak to "dumb meetings" that Drak continues to lampshade.
14th Dec '15 7:23:38 AM starofjusticev21
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* TransformationIsAFreeAction

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* TransformationIsAFreeActionTransformationIsAFreeAction: Although the big problem faced by the group in most episodes is finding a way to touch hands so they can transform before Dr. Dred's latest deathtrap finishes them off.
19th Oct '15 3:02:11 PM Wanderwolf
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* TalkingToHimself: Frankie and Howler are both voiced by William Callaway, while Fly and Toad are both voiced by Don Messick.
19th Oct '15 3:01:47 PM Wanderwolf
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* TalkingToHimself: Frankie and Howler are both voiced by William Callaway, while Fly and Toad are both voiced by Don Messick.
6th Sep '15 3:18:24 AM Docyoshi
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* JustBetweenYouAndMe: Almost OnceAnEpisode Dr. Dred would invite Drak to a secret meeting place. Drak would only go as it would often be the only why he'd learn Dred's plans. While Dred would often have a trap waiting for him, which ranged from simple AmusingInjuries to something more life threatening.

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* JustBetweenYouAndMe: Almost OnceAnEpisode Dr. Dred would invite Drak to a secret meeting place. Drak would only go as it would often be the only why way he'd learn Dred's plans. While Dred would often have a trap waiting for him, which ranged from simple AmusingInjuries to something more life threatening.
5th Sep '15 2:47:47 AM Docyoshi
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* CardCarryingVillain: The [[FunWithAcronyms Organization of Generally Rotten Enterprises]]. One episode has them try to convert a luxury beach hotel into one for criminals, by making it more like prison. To better make them feel at home.



* CardCarryingVillain: The [[FunWithAcronyms Organization of Generally Rotten Enterprises]]. One episode has them try to convert a luxury beach hotel into one for criminals, by making it more like prison. To better make them feel at home.


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* YouHaveFailedMe: A few episodes end with Dr. Dred chasing his failing lackeys off. Disturbingly, in the episode where their EvilPlan involved making a movie, he ordered Vampira to [[SnuffFilm keep rolling.]] Thankfully StatusQuoIsGod so no one is ever harmed.
5th Sep '15 2:42:52 AM Docyoshi
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Added DiffLines:

* CardCarryingVillain: The [[FunWithAcronyms Organization of Generally Rotten Enterprises]]. One episode has them try to convert a luxury beach hotel into one for criminals, by making it more like prison. To better make them feel at home.


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* JustBetweenYouAndMe: Almost OnceAnEpisode Dr. Dred would invite Drak to a secret meeting place. Drak would only go as it would often be the only why he'd learn Dred's plans. While Dred would often have a trap waiting for him, which ranged from simple AmusingInjuries to something more life threatening.
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