History WesternAnimation / FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends

16th Mar '17 6:04:11 PM KagSwirby
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Not to be confused with ''Series/TheFosters''.
12th Mar '17 1:03:51 AM CaptainTedium
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** The episode "Everybody Knows Its Bendy", when Bloo gets in trouble yet again after his elaborate scheme of exposing Bendy for his misbehavior and Bendy [[KarmaHoudini gets off completely scot-free for all the misdeeds he famed Bloo, Coco, Wilt, and Eduardo for]].

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** The episode "Everybody Knows Its Bendy", when Bloo gets in trouble yet again after his elaborate scheme of exposing Bendy for his misbehavior and Bendy [[KarmaHoudini gets off completely scot-free for all the misdeeds he famed framed Bloo, Coco, Wilt, and Eduardo for]].
12th Mar '17 12:55:51 AM CaptainTedium
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* CanadaEh: John Larry [=McGee=], Goofball John [=McGee=]'s creator.

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* CanadaEh: John Larry [=McGee=], Goofball John [=McGee=]'s creator.creator, is a walking Canadian stereotype.



%%* CelebrityIsOverrated: "The Sweet Stench of Success".
%%* ClingyJealousGirl: Berry.
%%* {{Cloning| Blues}} [[IncrediblyLamePun Bloos]]: In "Bloo's Brothers".
* CheatedAngle: Frankie's hair and Mr. Herriman's monocle.

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%%* * CelebrityIsOverrated: "The Sweet Stench of Success".
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Success" has Bloo become the mascot for a brand of deodorant and realizing that show business isn't all it's cracked up to be.
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ClingyJealousGirl: Berry.
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Berry takes this UpToEleven by being psychotically obsessed with eliminating anyone or anything she perceives as interfering with her chances at getting together with Bloo.
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{{Cloning| Blues}} [[IncrediblyLamePun Bloos]]: In "Bloo's Brothers".
Brothers", where several of Mac's classmates are inspired by Bloo to create their own versions of Bloo who all have something wrong with them.
* CheatedAngle: Frankie's hair and Mr. Herriman's monocle.monocle are always in the same direction no matter which side they're facing.



%%* DarkHorseVictory

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%%* DarkHorseVictory* DarkHorseVictory: In "Hiccy Burp", Bloo and Mac compete at an imaginary friends pageant in hopes of beating an arrogant rival named Richie and his ParodySue imaginary friend Blake Superior. Neither of them win, the victor instead being Armpit Joe.



%%* DevilInPlainSight: Bendy.

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%%* * DevilInPlainSight: Bendy.Bendy from "Everyone Knows It's Bendy" is quite obviously a sketchy-looking person and yet Mr. Herriman and Frankie are completely fooled every time he frames Bloo, Wilt, Coco, and Eduardo for one of his misdeeds.



* DisproportionateRetribution: Many times. One notable example is "Imposter's Home" where rather than stop Bloo from mixing dangerous chemicals, Frankie makes a bet with Bloo that it'll turn out badly. Immature, yes, but what she was put through afterwards (including being forced to miss a concert that she'd been dreaming about for months, with the final slap in the face being that everyone BUT HER got to go) would have been overkill even if she were the one playing with chemicals in the first place. Goofball was a complete JerkAss to Frankie and Mr. Herriman's treatment of her in this episode bordered on abusive.
* DisappearedDad: Mac and Terrence's dad.
%%* TheDitz: Cheese.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: Many times. One notable example is "Imposter's Home" where rather than stop Bloo from mixing dangerous chemicals, Frankie makes a bet with Bloo that it'll turn out badly. Immature, yes, but what she was put through afterwards (including being forced to miss a concert that she'd been dreaming about for months, with the final slap in the face being that everyone BUT HER got to go) would have been overkill even if she were the one playing with chemicals in the first place. Goofball was a complete JerkAss {{Jerkass}} to Frankie and Mr. Herriman's treatment of her in this episode bordered on abusive.
* DisappearedDad: Mac and Terrence's dad.
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dad isn't even mentioned. One could get the impression that their mother is either widowed or divorced.
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TheDitz: Cheese.Cheese is a complete moron who's always getting into ridiculous trouble.



** The end of "Imposter's Home for Um... Make 'Em Up Pals", when Frankie misses the concert and Goofball turned out to be right about being an imaginary friend. Although Frankie apologizes and Goofball thanks her for taking care of him, the ending was still mean-spirited towards Frankie.
%%** In the episode "Everybody Knows Its Bendy", when Bloo gets in trouble yet again and Bendy becomes a KarmaHoudini.

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** The end of "Imposter's Home for Um... Make 'Em Up Pals", when Frankie misses the concert and Goofball turned out to actually be right about being an imaginary friend.friend rather than a teenage slacker lying about being one. Although Frankie apologizes and Goofball thanks her for taking care of him, the ending was still mean-spirited towards Frankie.
%%** In the ** The episode "Everybody Knows Its Bendy", when Bloo gets in trouble yet again after his elaborate scheme of exposing Bendy for his misbehavior and Bendy becomes a KarmaHoudini.[[KarmaHoudini gets off completely scot-free for all the misdeeds he famed Bloo, Coco, Wilt, and Eduardo for]].



%%* EveryoneKnowsMorse

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%%* EveryoneKnowsMorse* EveryoneKnowsMorse: Bloo tap dances Morse code to call for help in "The Sweet Stench of Success".



* ExpospeakGag: Mr. Herriman's preferred manner of speaking.

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* ExpospeakGag: Mr. Herriman's preferred manner of speaking.speaking quite often involves using technical words to describe even the most mundane and simplest of phrases.



%%* FashionableAsymmetry: Wilt.

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%%* * FashionableAsymmetry: Wilt.Wilt, who is missing an arm and has one of his eyes being wonky and on a crooked eyestalk.
10th Mar '17 5:58:54 PM luiz4200
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* INeverSaidItWasPoison: Bloo once Jackie Khones found Madame Foster's favorite doily in comic book story "Penny Saved".
-->'''Bloo:''' I wonder how that got shoved under the squeaky top stair?
-->'''Jackie:''' Hey! How did you know it was under the squeaky top stair?
-->'''Bloo:''' Lucky guess?
7th Mar '17 7:34:40 AM CaptainTedium
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** Bloo's ninja costume in "Duchess of Wails" is quite phallic.

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** Bloo's ninja costume in In the beginning of "Duchess of Wails" Wails", Duchess expresses her distaste towards the dress Madame Foster sewed for her by flinging it off and stating that she'd rather go naked. Thankfully, most of Duchess's body is quite phallic.off-screen when this happens, but Madame Foster's pleas include an indication that Duchess actually went naked before.



%%* InsultBackfire

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%%* InsultBackfire* InsultBackfire: Duchess keeps on trying to insult the Applebees in "Duchess of Wails", but they all assume that her crass remarks and sarcastic comments are supposed to be jokes.



%%* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters

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%%* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Ther eare quite a lot of imaginary friends on this show.


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** The beginning of "Duchess of Wails" has Duchess angrily fling off a dress Madame Foster made for her and declare that she'd rather go naked. Madame Foster begs Duchess not to go through with it, one of her exclamations being "Not again", which implies that Duchess chose to go naked out of contempt for a dress not made to her liking before.
3rd Mar '17 5:45:01 PM Sdman101
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* BullyingADragon: In ''Destination Imagination'', Mr. Herriman scolds World and threatens to take Bloo and the gang back to the real world, leaving him utterly alone again. [[OneWingedAngel World does not take this well]], leading to the PrecisionFStrike below.

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* BullyingADragon: In ''Destination Imagination'', Mr. Herriman scolds World and threatens to take Bloo and the gang back to the real world, leaving him utterly alone again. [[OneWingedAngel World does not take this well]], leading to the PrecisionFStrike below.well]]



** Coco stopped appearing as often in Season 5.



* PrecisionFStrike: [[WordOfGod Bloo's voice actor confirmed on a fansite]] that when reading for ''Destination: Imagination'' he misread the word "peeved" in the part where World freaks out. Thus:
-->'''Mr Herriman:''' Good heavens! What's happening?!\\
'''Bloo:''' You '''PISSED HIM OFF''', that's what happening!!!
28th Feb '17 5:12:42 AM CaptainTedium
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* GodivaHair: In "Camp Keep A Good Mac Down", Madame Foster is shown to easily adapt to the wild and it gets to the point that she starts going around naked. Because this is a children's show, her nudity is covered up by her hair being worn down.



** Sugar to Mac.

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** Sugar to Mac. Just a small amount causes him to go into a hyperactive frenzy of devouring anything sweet he can find.



%%* InvisibleCelebrityGuest

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%%* InvisibleCelebrityGuest* InvisibleCelebrityGuest: Mel Gibson and Tom Hanks appeared with buckets on their heads.



* JumpingTheShark: [[invoked]]Referenced in a ShowWithinAShow and was literally attempted by Bloo in the SeriesFinale.
* KavorkaMan: Bloo for Berry. Her being completely insane might have something to do with it.
%%* KillerRabbit: Several of the imaginary friends.

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* JumpingTheShark: [[invoked]]Referenced in a ShowWithinAShow and was literally attempted by Bloo in the SeriesFinale.
GrandFinale.
* KavorkaMan: Bloo for Berry.gets attention from Berry even though he's not exactly handsome and a real jerk. Her being completely insane might have something to do with it.
%%* * KillerRabbit: Several of the imaginary friends.friends may look cute, but can be very dangerous.



%%* LeftTheBackgroundMusicOn
%%** Sometimes people who are good at interpreting context clues and counting syllables can piece together what she's saying.



%%* LizLemonJob: Frankie.



%%* MeanBoss: Mr. Herriman.

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%%* * MeanBoss: Mr. Herriman.Herriman is always demanding Frankie to tend to everything that needs to be taken care of, even when she's busy taking care of something else.



%%* MotorMouth: Goo. [COULD USE A FEW MORE WORDS AND A POSSIBLE QUOTE]
%%* TheMovingExperience: The focus of the final episode.

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%%* * MotorMouth: Goo. [COULD USE A FEW MORE WORDS AND A POSSIBLE QUOTE]
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Goo always talks very fast.
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TheMovingExperience: The focus of the final episode.episode is that Mac is believed to be moving, which could jeopardize Bloo's immunity to being adopted by a new kid.



* NoodleIncident: In "Bloo's Brothers", Mac's classmates imagine weird clones of Bloo, only to leave them at Foster's; Frankie sees the clones and angrily asks the original if he played with Mac's chemistry set ''again''... he says he did, but "these" clones did not come from it.

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* NoodleIncident: NoodleIncident:
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In "Bloo's Brothers", Mac's classmates imagine weird clones of Bloo, only to leave them at Foster's; Frankie sees the clones and angrily asks the original if he played with Mac's chemistry set ''again''... he says he did, but "these" clones did not come from it.it.
** In "Hiccy Burp", the rest of the house forces Wilt to keep practicing his lines for the pageant, remarking that his act last year was a disaster. We never get the exact details.



%%* OcularGushers: Eduardo gets these sometimes.

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%%* * OcularGushers: Eduardo gets these sometimes.often cries an assload of tears whenever he sobs.



** Red from ''Seeing Red''.

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** Terrence's imaginary friend Red from ''Seeing Red''.



* OnlySaneEmployee: It's Frankie's job to keep everything from falling into chaos, much to her annoyance.



%%** Coco, in Season 5.

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%%** Coco, ** Coco stopped appearing as often in Season 5.



* PokemonSpeak: Coco.

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* PokemonSpeak: Coco.Coco can only say her own name.



%%* QuicksandSucks

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%%* QuicksandSucks* QuicksandSucks: Wilt ends up sinking in quicksand in "Camp Keep A Goof Mac Down".



%%* QuirkyHousehold

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%%* QuirkyHousehold* QuirkyHousehold: The titular foster home is full of quite a lot of eccentric and bizarre imaginary friends.



%%* RebelRelaxation

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%%* RebelRelaxation* RebelRelaxation: James Withazee from "Bye Bye Nerdy" is shown leaning against walls and such as part of his "cool" mannerisms.



%%* RhymesOnADime: Uncle Pockets.

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%%* * RhymesOnADime: Uncle Pockets.Pockets constantly speaks in rhyme.



%%* SavvyGuyEnergeticGirl: Mac and Goo.
%%* {{Schemer}}: Bloo.

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%%* * SavvyGuyEnergeticGirl: Mac is intelligent, while his friend Goo is perky and Goo.
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eccentric.
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{{Schemer}}: Bloo.Bloo is often coming up with schemes to get what he wants.



%%* SmallNameBigEgo: Bloo.
%%* SoapWithinAShow: ''The Loved and the Loveless''.

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%%* * SmallNameBigEgo: Bloo.
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Bloo is an arrogant prick who thinks he's better than everyone else.
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SoapWithinAShow: ''The Loved and the Loveless''.Loveless'' is an in-universe soap opera.



%%* StalkerWithACrush: Berry.

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%%* * StalkerWithACrush: Berry.Berry won't leave Bloo alone.



%%* SurvivalMantra: ''"A dog is not in the house presently."''

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%%* * SurvivalMantra: Mr. Herriman chants ''"A dog is not in the house presently."''presently"'' several times in "Who Let the Dogs In" to try and get over his fear of dogs.



%%* TrueCompanions

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%%* TrueCompanions* TrueCompanions: They may get into their squabbles, but Mac and Bloo are always there for each other.



%%** "YES! Please! With Marshmallows!"
15th Feb '17 12:54:49 AM CaptainTedium
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* BornAsAnAdult: The show's very premise is that imaginary friends come to life the instant they are created, so of course many imaginary friends have had adult forms for as long as they've been alive.



* TookALevelInJerkass: Bloo after the pilot episode. The show in general became incredibly cruel and mean-spirited after the whimsical pilot.

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* TookALevelInJerkass: Bloo after the pilot episode. The show in general episode became incredibly cruel an obnoxious and mean-spirited after the whimsical pilot.self-centered jerk with very few redeeming qualities.
2nd Feb '17 4:43:02 PM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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[[caption-width-right:320: The best friends you could imagine. [[note]]From left to right: [[LovableJock Wilt]], [[TheDitz Cheese]], [[PokemonSpeak Coco]], [[CoolBigSis Frankie]], [[StalkerWithACrush Berry]], [[GentleGiant Eduardo]], [[CheerfulChild Mac]], [[ItsAllAboutMe Bloo]], [[CoolOldLady Madame Foster]], [[ExtraEyes Ivan]], [[WellIntentionedExtremist Mr. Herriman]], and [[RhymesOnADime Uncle Pockets]].[[/note]]]]
23rd Jan '17 9:04:30 PM notShemp
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* AcquaintedWithEmergencyServices: In Season 2, "My So Called Wife", Mac, Bloo, Coco, Mr. Herriman, and several other people are thrown in jail for a night after a phony benefactor threw a fake gala in someone's mansion without permission and the owner has everyone arrested for trespassing. Everyone was released from jail in the morning leading to Bloo saying goodbye to the police officer.
-->'''Mac''': What a crazy night.\\
'''Bloo''': Eh. I had worse. ''(to a police officer)'' Good seeing you again, Charles. Say hi to the kids for me.\\
'''Charles''': Will do, Bloo.
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