History WesternAnimation / EekTheCat

22nd Apr '16 1:18:01 PM ryanasaurus0077
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** Eek usually receives a character's compliment and then talks by mentioning random names and titles non-stop, i.e. in the episode "Eek vs. the Flying Saucers", when he meets Zoltar at the alien starship, looking pretty sad:

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** Eek usually receives a character's compliment and then talks by mentioning [[LongList random names and titles non-stop, non-stop]], i.e. in the episode "Eek vs. the Flying Saucers", when he meets Zoltar at the alien starship, looking pretty sad:
22nd Apr '16 8:33:07 AM StFan
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-->''Kumbaya!''

'''''Eek! The Cat''''' is a American/Canadian animated series, created by Savage Steve Holland and Bill Kopp, that ran from September 12, 1992, to August 8, 1997 on Creator/FoxKids. It was retitled ''Eek! Stravaganza'' in 1994.

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-->''Kumbaya!''

'''''Eek!
->''Kumbaya!''

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The show later added two different segments: ''The Terrible Thunderlizards'', which focused on a trio of dinosaurs trying to destroy a pair of oblivious cavemen, Bill and Scooter, while also fighting an evil tribe of skeletal dinosaurs called the Thugasaurs, and ''Klutter'', which was about a bunch of neighborhood kids and their living pile of junk and clothing (''Klutter'' was produced by Creator/FilmRoman, with some of the creative team from ''Series/TheCritic'' behind it (including David Silverman as the boy's dad); as opposed to ''Eek!'' and ''Thunderlizards'', which were produced by Creator/{{Nelvana}}).

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The show later added two different segments: ''The Terrible Thunderlizards'', which focused on a trio of dinosaurs trying to destroy a pair of oblivious cavemen, Bill and Scooter, while also fighting an evil tribe of skeletal dinosaurs called the Thugasaurs, and ''Klutter'', which was about a bunch of neighborhood kids and their living pile of junk and clothing (''Klutter'' was produced by Creator/FilmRoman, with some of the creative team from ''Series/TheCritic'' ''WesternAnimation/TheCritic'' behind it (including David Silverman as the boy's dad); as opposed to ''Eek!'' and ''Thunderlizards'', which were produced by Creator/{{Nelvana}}).



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!! This series contains !!''Eek! The Cat'' provides examples of:



* AnalogyBackfire: Eek tries to cheer some people up by saying they're like a nearby campfire, but the campfire is going out.



* AnalogyBackfire: Eek tries to cheer some people up by saying they're like a nearby campfire, but the campfire is going out.



* Music/TheBeatles: Eek, with a small squid on his head, boards a train and enters a berth where the Beatles see him.
-->'''John:''' Who's that?
-->'''Paul:''' Oh, that's me grandfather.
-->'''George:''' That's not yer grandfather. It's a cat with a squid on 'is 'ead!



* ShoutOut / LongList: Eek usually receives a character's compliment and then talks by mentioning random names and titles non-stop, i.e. in the episode "Eek vs. the Flying Saucers", when he meets Zoltar at the alien starship, looking pretty sad:
-->'''Eek:''' Why Zoltar, why would you want to destroy such a great planet as Earth? A planet full of wonderful things. I mean we've got rivers and fields and children and Creator/DrSeuss and Creator/WoodyAllen and [[Series/MisterRogersNeighborhood Mr. Rogers]] and Monet, the [[Franchise/TheMuppets Muppets]], Music/StevieRayVaughn, [[Creator/WilliamShakespeare Shakespeare]], Music/LouisArmstrong, the Barbi Twins and...

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* ShoutOut / LongList: ShoutOut:
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Eek usually receives a character's compliment and then talks by mentioning random names and titles non-stop, i.e. in the episode "Eek vs. the Flying Saucers", when he meets Zoltar at the alien starship, looking pretty sad:
-->'''Eek:''' --->'''Eek:''' Why Zoltar, why would you want to destroy such a great planet as Earth? A planet full of wonderful things. I mean we've got rivers and fields and children and Creator/DrSeuss and Creator/WoodyAllen and [[Series/MisterRogersNeighborhood Mr. Rogers]] and Monet, the [[Franchise/TheMuppets Muppets]], Music/StevieRayVaughn, [[Creator/WilliamShakespeare Shakespeare]], Music/LouisArmstrong, the Barbi Twins and...



** And one to ''Film/TheGodfather'' of all things in the episode "Halloweek" when [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext Eek accidentally causes a trick-or-treater wearing a horse's head to crash into a mobster's bed]].

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** And one One to ''Film/TheGodfather'' of all things in the episode "Halloweek" when [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext Eek accidentally causes a trick-or-treater wearing a horse's head to crash into a mobster's bed]].bed]].
** Eek, with a small squid on his head, boards a train and enters a berth where Music/TheBeatles see him.
--->'''John:''' Who's that?\\
'''Paul:''' Oh, that's me grandfather.\\
'''George:''' That's not yer grandfather. It's a cat with a squid on 'is 'ead!
5th Apr '16 3:24:21 AM themisterfree
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* MissingStepsPlan: In "The Island of Dr. Meow", one of the titular Doctor's underlings questions how exactly he's gonna TakeOverTheWorld with his MixAndMatchCritters plan (by gene-splicing monkeys and various fruit and veggies together); Dr. Meow kicks his butt in retribution.
31st Mar '16 2:00:48 AM Raptorslash
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* DumbDinos: The Thunderlizards, especially Bo, aren't too bright.
7th Mar '16 5:29:01 PM nombretomado
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* CaptainErsatz: The [[CareBears Squishy Bears]].

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* CaptainErsatz: The [[CareBears [[Franchise/CareBears Squishy Bears]].
6th Jan '16 11:08:54 AM backpack
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: One episode has a joke based on the idea that there's nothing on television on Sunday except golf.
1st Dec '15 4:00:13 PM nombretomado
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* {{Expy}}: Eek looks ridiculously similar to {{Garfield}}, as some would say. The main difference between him and the pasta-loving cat is Eek is far kinder and more idealistic- and purple.

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* {{Expy}}: Eek looks ridiculously similar to {{Garfield}}, ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}, as some would say. The main difference between him and the pasta-loving cat is Eek is far kinder and more idealistic- and purple.



* FollowTheLeader: To GarfieldAndFriends, [[TropesAreNotBad which it was pretty good at following]].

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* FollowTheLeader: To GarfieldAndFriends, ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'', [[TropesAreNotBad which it was pretty good at following]].
29th Oct '15 7:55:08 AM luiz4200
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* DynamiteCandles: Eek's owners keep dynamite next to their candles and it almost causes an explosion during a blackout. Fortunately, the lights come back when the mother is about to light a stick of dynamite. [[TooDumbToLive She remains oblivious to what she was about to do]].

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* DynamiteCandles: DynamiteCandle: Eek's owners keep dynamite next to their candles and it almost causes an explosion during a blackout. Fortunately, the lights come back when the mother is about to light a stick of dynamite. [[TooDumbToLive She remains oblivious to what she was about to do]].
29th Oct '15 7:54:05 AM luiz4200
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* DynamiteCandles: Eek's owners keep dynamite next to their candles and it almost causes an explosion during a blackout. Fortunately, the lights come back when the mother is about to light a stick of dynamite. [[TooDumbToLive She remains oblivious to what she was about to do]].
23rd Oct '15 3:34:43 PM themisterfree
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'''''Eek! The Cat''''' is a American/Canadian animated series, created by Savage Steve Holland and Bill Kopp, that ran from September 12, 1992, to August 8, 1997. It was retitled ''Eek! Stravaganza'' in 1994.

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'''''Eek! The Cat''''' is a American/Canadian animated series, created by Savage Steve Holland and Bill Kopp, that ran from September 12, 1992, to August 8, 1997.1997 on Creator/FoxKids. It was retitled ''Eek! Stravaganza'' in 1994.
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