History WesternAnimation / Jabberjaw

4th Feb '17 11:57:36 AM IdeaMaster
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* CatchPhrase: Biff's "Hoppin' Halibuts!", and "Jumpin' Jellyfish!", and Clamhead's "Wowwy-wow-wow!"

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* CatchPhrase: Jabber's "No Respect! No Respect!", Biff's "Hoppin' Halibuts!", and "Jumpin' Jellyfish!", and Clamhead's "Wowwy-wow-wow!"
29th Dec '16 12:34:08 PM X2X
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[[caption-width-right:350:The Neptunes in concert. Don't worry, the drummer is harmless.[[note]][[FridgeLogic And still breathing, oddly enough.]] Left to right: Bubbles, Shelley, Jabberjaw, Biff, Clam Head.[[/note]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:The Neptunes in concert. Don't worry, the drummer is harmless. [[note]][[FridgeLogic And still breathing, oddly enough.]] Left to right: Bubbles, Shelley, Jabberjaw, Biff, Clam Head.[[/note]]]]



In 1976, Creator/HannaBarbera created this show for Creator/{{ABC}} as a response to the popularity of the film ''Film/{{Jaws}}''. Creator/FrankWelker based the lead character's voice on Curly Howard from ''Film/TheThreeStooges'', along with Rodney Dangerfield's CatchPhrase, "I don't get no respect."[[note]]He would later go on to actually voice Curly in "The Robonic Stooges" segments on Skatebirds using the same voice.[[/note]]

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In 1976, Creator/HannaBarbera created this show for Creator/{{ABC}} as a response to the popularity of the film ''Film/{{Jaws}}''. Creator/FrankWelker based the lead character's voice on Curly Howard from ''Film/TheThreeStooges'', along with Rodney Dangerfield's CatchPhrase, "I don't get no respect."[[note]]He " [[note]]He would later go on to actually voice Curly in "The Robonic Stooges" segments on Skatebirds ''Skatebirds'' using the same voice.[[/note]]



Creator/CartoonNetwork did a [[WesternAnimation/CartoonNetworkGroovies short music video]] in the 1990s that {{ReVision}}ed the Neptunes as an alternative-rock band, with Clamhead as a trumpeter; the video still airs regularly as filler on the Boomerang network.

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Creator/CartoonNetwork did a [[WesternAnimation/CartoonNetworkGroovies short music video]] in the 1990s that {{ReVision}}ed {{revision}}ed the Neptunes as an alternative-rock band, with Clamhead as a trumpeter; the video still airs regularly as filler on the Boomerang network.



* AdaptationDistillation: The [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vn1pf0Xi3nU music video]]

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* AdaptationDistillation: The [[http://www.aforementioned [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vn1pf0Xi3nU music video]]video.]]
16th Dec '16 3:27:38 PM CorahsUncle
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* {{Expy}}: Shelly and Bubbles resemble [[JosieAndThePussycats Alexandra and Melody]], respectively.
** Clamhead resembles [[WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo Shaggy]].
* Lampshaded in [[WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw]]

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* {{Expy}}: Shelly and Bubbles resemble [[JosieAndThePussycats [[WesternAnimation/JosieAndThePussycats Alexandra and Melody]], respectively.
** Clamhead resembles [[WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo [[Franchise/ScoobyDoo Shaggy]].
* Lampshaded in [[WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw]]''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw''.



* TheFuture: Press materials and one song indicate this show takes place in the year 2062.
* GoneHorriblyRight: In "The Helpin' the Sculpin" Clamhead is mistaken for a scientist. The others show up to try to help him 'fix' the time machine the Sculpin has him working on. They of course are just trying to scam him to let Clamhead go. But it turns out they actually fix it to work.

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* TheFuture: Press materials and one song indicate that this show takes place in the year 2062.
* GoneHorriblyRight: In "The "No Helpin' the Sculpin" Sculpin", Clamhead is mistaken for a scientist. The others show up to try to help him 'fix' the time machine the Sculpin has him working on. They They, of course course, are just trying to scam him to let Clamhead go. But it turns out they actually fix it to work.



* MadScientist: Dr Lo, The Ocotpus, The Phantom of the Kelp, among others.

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* MadScientist: Dr Lo, The Ocotpus, Octopus and The Phantom of the Kelp, among others.



* UnexpectedInheritance: Jabberjaw receives one of a goldmine for having saved an old prospector. But in the end this is a clerical error as the proper recipient was a Mr. Jabberclaw (who is human).

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* UnexpectedInheritance: Jabberjaw receives one of a goldmine for having saved an old prospector. But in the end end, this is a clerical error error, as the proper recipient was a Mr. Jabberclaw (who is human).
16th Dec '16 3:22:40 PM LloydNebulon
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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/jabberjaw2.jpg]]

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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/jabberjaw2.jpg]]org/pmwiki/pub/images/jabberjaw_and_friends.PNG]]
10th Nov '16 1:32:45 AM Technomaru
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Added DiffLines:

* ButtMonkey: Jabberjaw... even his catchphrase lampshades it!


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* Lampshaded in [[WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw]]
13th Jun '16 5:07:46 PM Homemaderat
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** And they sometimes stand like [[ScoobyDoo Daphne and Velma]].



%%* FantasyCounterpartCulture
29th Apr '16 8:08:54 PM Homemaderat
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* UnexpectedInheritcane: Jabberjaw receives one of a goldmine for having saved an old prospector. But in the end this is a clerical error as the proper recipient was a Mr. Jabberclaw (who is human).

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* UnexpectedInheritcane: UnexpectedInheritance: Jabberjaw receives one of a goldmine for having saved an old prospector. But in the end this is a clerical error as the proper recipient was a Mr. Jabberclaw (who is human).
29th Apr '16 8:08:05 PM Homemaderat
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* PhysicsGoof: Plentiful, not to mention how Jabber walks.



%%* DomedHometown

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%%* DomedHometown* DomedHometown: Pretty much every underwater city has to be domed.



%%* FiveManBand:
%%** Biff (TheLeader)
%%** Shelly (TheLancer)
%%** Clamhead (TheSmartGuy, which is not saying much)
%%** Jabberjaw (TheBigGuy)
%%** Bubbles (TheChick)



%%* TheFuture

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%%* TheFuture* TheFuture: Press materials and one song indicate this show takes place in the year 2062.
* GoneHorriblyRight: In "The Helpin' the Sculpin" Clamhead is mistaken for a scientist. The others show up to try to help him 'fix' the time machine the Sculpin has him working on. They of course are just trying to scam him to let Clamhead go. But it turns out they actually fix it to work.



%%* MadScientist

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%%* MadScientist* MadScientist: Dr Lo, The Ocotpus, The Phantom of the Kelp, among others.



* PhysicsGoof: Plentiful.



%%* StandardizedLeader: Biff

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%%* * StandardizedLeader: BiffBiff fills the role of the group leader on this show.



%%* UnderwaterBase

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%%* UnderwaterBase* UnderwaterBase: if a villian has a base on this show, it is underwater.
* UnexpectedInheritcane: Jabberjaw receives one of a goldmine for having saved an old prospector. But in the end this is a clerical error as the proper recipient was a Mr. Jabberclaw (who is human).
7th Jan '16 4:29:24 PM nombretomado
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** In one episode, the group of villains are designed to look like [[SpaceGhost Zorak]] but follow the orders of a different alien.

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** In one episode, the group of villains are designed to look like [[SpaceGhost [[WesternAnimation/SpaceGhost Zorak]] but follow the orders of a different alien.
6th Jan '16 12:46:29 PM Berrenta
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->''"Jabberjaw is a great white shark with a voice like Curly from Film/TheThreeStooges. That's an odd concept, I don't care where you're from. That makes Series/HRPufnstuf look staid."''
-->-- '''[[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 Mike Nelson]]''', ''Mike Nelson's Movie Megacheese''
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