History WesternAnimation / HereComesTheGrump

3rd Jun '15 7:06:24 PM ArchTeryx
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** A couple of things look like they come straight out of Oz; Bip looks first cousin to Oz's Wogglebug, and the Bloonies closely resemble the Loons of Oz (with the same WeaksauceWeakness, even!).
3rd Jun '15 7:00:31 PM ArchTeryx
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* NoEnding: Sadly, our heroes never do reach the Cave of the Whispering Orchids, or recover the Crystal Key.[[note]]There was a rumor that a finale had been storyboarded; the Whispering Orchids informed Dawn that the Grump was a projection of her own worst side; once she acknowledged this, the Crystal Key performed a FusionDance, re-uniting its two halves and freeing her kingdom. Since she now had the Grump's magic ability, she could send Terry back, and then did so, with her, Bip, and poor beleaguered Dragon living HappilyEverAfter![[/note]]
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* NoEnding: Sadly, our heroes never do reach the Cave of the Whispering Orchids, or recover the Crystal Key.[[note]]There was a rumor that a finale had been storyboarded; the Whispering Orchids informed Dawn that the Grump was a projection of her own worst side; once she acknowledged this, the Crystal Key performed a FusionDance, re-uniting its two halves Dawn and the Grump as one and freeing her kingdom. She offers Terry a permanent place in her kingdom, but he professes homesickness and asks to be sent home instead. Since she now had the Grump's magic ability, she could send Terry back, granted his wish, and then did so, with her, Dawn, Bip, and poor beleaguered Dragon living lived HappilyEverAfter![[/note]]
3rd Nov '14 2:24:30 PM EDTRFDRETGF
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''Here Comes the Grump'' is a Creator/DePatieFrelengEnterprises SaturdayMorningCartoon that ran in 1969-1970 on Creator/{{NBC}}. [[PrincessClassic Princess Dawn]], her NonHumanSidekick Bip, and ordinary Earth teenager [[TheEveryman Terry Dexter]] are being [[SternChase chased]] by the villainous Grump and his [[TheKlutz klutzy]] [[TheAllegedSteed Dragon]]. Each episode takes them to a new locale, where the heroes [[MagneticHero enlist the aid of the locals]] to try and get The Grump off their trail and maybe learn where to find the magical [[MacGuffin crystal key]] that will lift the Grump's spell of gloom from Princess Dawn's kingdom.
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''Here Comes the Grump'' is a Creator/DePatieFrelengEnterprises SaturdayMorningCartoon that ran in 1969-1970 1969/70 on Creator/{{NBC}}. [[PrincessClassic Princess Dawn]], her NonHumanSidekick Bip, and ordinary Earth teenager [[TheEveryman Terry Dexter]] are being [[SternChase chased]] by the villainous Grump and his [[TheKlutz klutzy]] [[TheAllegedSteed Dragon]]. Each episode takes them to a new locale, where the heroes [[MagneticHero enlist the aid of the locals]] to try and get The Grump off their trail and maybe learn where to find the magical [[MacGuffin crystal key]] that will lift the Grump's spell of gloom from Princess Dawn's kingdom.

* CurbStompBattle: "The Bloonywoonie Battle". The Bloonies attack the Grump with toy popguns. He responds with ''arrows''. Needless to say, even with Terry and Daphne constantly patching and re-inflating the soldiers, it's no contest until the protagonists get the bright idea to steal the Grump's quiver.
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* CurbStompBattle: "The Bloonywoonie Battle". The Bloonies attack the Grump with toy popguns. He responds with ''arrows''. Needless to say, even with Terry and Daphne Dawn constantly patching and re-inflating the soldiers, it's no contest until the protagonists get the bright idea to steal the Grump's quiver.

* MagneticHero: The protagonists often seek aid and shelter from the new characters they meet in each episode, and almost never fail to get anything but an open-armed welcome.
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* MagneticHero: The protagonists often seek aid and shelter from the new characters they meet in each episode, and almost never seldom fail to get anything but an open-armed welcome.

* NoEnding: Sadly, our heroes never do reach the Cave of the Whispering Orchids, or recover the Crystal Key.[[note]]There was a rumor that a finale had been storyboarded; the Whispering Orchids informed Dawn that the Grump was a projection of her own worst side; once she acknowledged this, the Crystal Key performed a FusionDance, re-uniting the two halves and freeing her kingdom. Since she now had the Grump's magic ability, she could send Terry back, and then did so, with her, Bip, and poor beleaguered Dragon living HappilyEverAfter![[/note]]
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* NoEnding: Sadly, our heroes never do reach the Cave of the Whispering Orchids, or recover the Crystal Key.[[note]]There was a rumor that a finale had been storyboarded; the Whispering Orchids informed Dawn that the Grump was a projection of her own worst side; once she acknowledged this, the Crystal Key performed a FusionDance, re-uniting the its two halves and freeing her kingdom. Since she now had the Grump's magic ability, she could send Terry back, and then did so, with her, Bip, and poor beleaguered Dragon living HappilyEverAfter![[/note]]

* RumpRoast: The Grump gets this treatment a couple times; for example, in the beginning of "The Bloonywoonie Battle".
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* RumpRoast: The Grump gets this treatment a couple of times; for example, in the beginning of "The Bloonywoonie Battle".

* SharkPool: In "The Eenie Meenie Miners," Grump tries to trick the heroes into falling into a pit of crocodiles. Naturally, he ends up falling in the pit himself.
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* SharkPool: In "The Eenie Meenie Miners," Grump tries to trick the heroes into falling into a pit of crocodiles. Naturally, he ends up falling in into the pit himself.

3rd Nov '14 1:35:01 PM SvartiKotturinn
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* DubNameChange: Terry was renamed ‘Ronnie’ in the Hebrew dub.
16th Sep '14 10:21:55 PM UHKJNHLKH
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16th Sep '14 9:17:11 PM Angeldeb82
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Renamed some tropes.
* ButtMonkey: The Grump, and how! Fitting, since he's an {{Expy}} of [[LooneyTunes Yosemite Sam.]] * CoolAirship: The heroes travel around in a very unusual hot air balloon, reminiscent of the B-Liner from ''In Search of the Most Amazing Thing'', or any one of a number of Jules Verne [[{{Balloonacy}} Balloonacies]]. Given as a reward by the Bloonies for winning "The Bloonywoonie Battle" against the Grump. * DistressedDamsel: Princess Dawn, when captured.
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* ButtMonkey: The Grump, and how! Fitting, since he's an {{Expy}} of [[LooneyTunes [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Yosemite Sam.]] Sam]]. * CoolAirship: The heroes travel around in a very unusual hot air balloon, reminiscent of the B-Liner from ''In Search of the Most Amazing Thing'', or any one of a number of Jules Verne [[{{Balloonacy}} Balloonacies]]. {{Balloonac|y}}ies. Given as a reward by the Bloonies for winning "The Bloonywoonie Battle" against the Grump. * DistressedDamsel: Princess Dawn, when captured.Grump.

* EverybodyLaughsEnding: OnceAnEpisode.
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* DamselInDistress: Princess Dawn, when captured. * EverybodyLaughsEnding: OnceAnEpisode.OncePerEpisode.

** The Shushers are quite obviously a LawyerFriendlyCameo of TheSmurfs, especially if you're familiar with their pre-television incarnations (e.g. pointed hats); indeed, the entire episode "The Grump Meets the Grouch-Grooch" is based on an old Peyo Smurf comic arc.
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** The Shushers are quite obviously a LawyerFriendlyCameo of TheSmurfs, WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs, especially if you're familiar with their pre-television incarnations (e.g. pointed hats); indeed, the entire episode "The Grump Meets the Grouch-Grooch" is based on an old Peyo Smurf comic arc.

* [[KickTheDog Kick The Dragon]]: The Grump literally can't go five minutes without cussing out his poor dragon, usually over something he has no control over.
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* [[KickTheDog Kick The Dragon]]: {{Kick the D|og}}ragon: The Grump literally can't go five minutes without cussing out his poor dragon, usually over something he has no control over.
23rd Jul '14 6:06:40 PM ArchTeryx
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* BizarreAlienBiology: Bip turns around by pulling in his head and tail, then popping them out again on the opposite sides. Oh, and he can detach his nose.
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* BizarreAlienBiology: Bip turns around by pulling in his head and tail, then popping them out again on the opposite sides. Oh, and he He can also detach his nose.nose like a remote probe; occasionally it even goes walkabout on its own!
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