History WesternAnimation / KungFuPanda

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* HardWorkHardlyWorks:
** While Po works very hard during his training montage, it's still probably not as hard as the Furious Five. And certainly nowhere near as long. Yet in the end he succeeds where they failed.

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* HardWorkHardlyWorks:
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HardWorkHardlyWorks: While Po works very hard during his training montage, it's still probably not as hard as the Furious Five. And certainly nowhere near as long. Yet in the end he succeeds where they failed.



* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy: A rare ''good'' example: armed with ballistas, crossbows, and ''dozens'' of archers, the rhino guardsmen of Chorh-Gom prison can't hit one single ''chained down'' prisoner (even if that prisoner ''is'' [[BigBad Tai Lung]]). Technically, the rhino guardsmen are actually pretty good shots, as shown when a single rhino guard is able to accurately hit a stick of dynamite on the ceiling of the prison. The problem is that Tai Lung is just that good.

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* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy: A rare ''good'' example: armed with ballistas, crossbows, and ''dozens'' of archers, the rhino guardsmen of Chorh-Gom prison can't hit one single ''chained down'' prisoner (even if that prisoner ''is'' [[BigBad Tai Lung]]). Lung]]).
**
Technically, the rhino guardsmen are actually pretty good shots, as shown when a single rhino guard is able to accurately hit a stick of dynamite on the ceiling of the prison. The problem is that Tai Lung is just that good.



* NotSoDifferent:
** Tai Lung and Po have the hamminess down to pat.
--->'''Po:''' I LOOOOOOOOOVE '''KUNG-FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!'''\\\

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* NotSoDifferent:
**
NotSoDifferent: Tai Lung and Po have the hamminess down to pat.
--->'''Po:''' -->'''Po:''' I LOOOOOOOOOVE '''KUNG-FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!'''\\\



* ShapedLikeItself:
** Chor-Ghom essentially means: "the prison of Prison".
** We also have "Master Shifu," which means "Master Master".

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* ShapedLikeItself:
**
ShapedLikeItself / BigShadowLittleCreature: Chor-Ghom essentially means: "the prison of Prison".
**
Prison". We also have "Master Shifu," which means "Master Master".
10th Apr '18 2:30:18 AM StFan
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* BigShadowLittleCreature:
** When Po says, "Hi Dad", the camera shows a panda-shaped shadow, but it turns out to be Ping, a duck -- the panda shadow was caused by a sack he was carrying.
** When Po returns from his fight with Tai Lung, he seems to be dressed exactly like the Dragon Warrior Po from his fantasy. No, just a wok on his head and table clothes draped on him.



* CallToAdventure: Hilariously played with. Po [[JumpedAtTheCall jumps at the call]], then [[{{Determinator}} stays on even as everyone mocks him]], then [[RefusalOfTheCall runs screaming from the call]], saying [[ImNotAHeroIm he isn't the Dragon Warrior]], when he realizes that he'll have to go up against [[BigBad Tai Lung]].



* CallToAdventure: Hilariously played with. Po [[JumpedAtTheCall jumps at the call]], then [[{{Determinator}} stays on even as everyone mocks him]], then [[RefusalOfTheCall runs screaming from the call]], saying [[ImNotAHeroIm he isn't the Dragon Warrior]], when he realizes that he'll have to go up against [[BigBad Tai Lung]].



* CatNinja: Tai Lung and Tigress stand out as the most striking ninja masters in the movie.



* CatNinja: Tai Lung and Tigress stand out as the most striking ninja masters in the movie.



* DisabilityImmunity: Po is so chubby that some of Tai Lung's more potent attacks don't work on him.

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* DisabilityImmunity: Po is so chubby that some of Tai Lung's more potent pressure-point attacks don't work on him.



* DramaticThunder: The messenger's flight to Tai-Lung's prison, and his flight back from it. Again during [[spoiler:the fight between Tai Lung and Shifu]]. It is awfully stormy in ancient China.



* DramaticThunder: The messenger's flight to Tai-Lung's prison, and his flight back from it. Again during [[spoiler:the fight between Tai Lung and Shifu]]. It is awfully stormy in ancient China.
* DreamWorksFace: Look at the poster.



* DreamWorksFace: Look at the poster.



* EmpathicEnvironment: When [[spoiler:Shifu fights Tai Lung]], it's dark and stormy. The moment Po arrives on the scene, the world is suddenly [[CueTheSun bathed in warm sunlight]] and there's not a cloud in the sky.



* EmpathicEnvironment: When [[spoiler:Shifu fights Tai Lung]], it's dark and stormy. The moment Po arrives on the scene, the world is suddenly [[CueTheSun bathed in warm sunlight]] and there's not a cloud in the sky.



* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: For those of us who know Mandarin Chinese (as opposed to other dialects), some of the names are also this trope. Oogway, if pronounced the right way, means "turtle". Shifu means "master" and is generally used in the context of the master training a student. This also doubles up as [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment a slight redundancy]] when Po calls Shifu "Master Shifu" or "Master master". Unfortunately does not apply to Po or Tai Lung, as the variation in how those names might be intoned make it impossible to confirm which particular Mandarin word they are referring to. Interestingly, Tai Lung could be translated to "Great Dragon"... so you can see why he thought he had the "Dragon Warrior" prophecy in the bag.



* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: For those of us who know Mandarin Chinese (as opposed to other dialects), some of the names are also this trope. Oogway, if pronounced the right way, means "turtle". Shifu means "master" and is generally used in the context of the master training a student. This also doubles up as [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment a slight redundancy]] when Po calls Shifu "Master Shifu" or "Master master". Unfortunately does not apply to Po or Tai Lung, as the variation in how those names might be intoned make it impossible to confirm which particular Mandarin word they are referring to. Interestingly, Tai Lung could be translated to "Great Dragon"... so you can see why he thought he had the "Dragon Warrior" prophecy in the bag.



* FreudianExcuse: Tai Lung [[spoiler:feels his adoptive father turned on him and let Oogway deny him his destiny.]]



* FreudianExcuse: Tai Lung [[spoiler:feels his adoptive father turned on him and let Oogway deny him his destiny.]]



* HardWorkHardlyWorks: While Po works very hard during his training montage, it's still probably not as hard as the Furious Five. And certainly nowhere near as long. Yet in the end he succeeds where they failed.

to:

* HardWorkHardlyWorks: HardWorkHardlyWorks:
**
While Po works very hard during his training montage, it's still probably not as hard as the Furious Five. And certainly nowhere near as long. Yet in the end he succeeds where they failed.



* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy: A rare ''good'' example: armed with ballistas, crossbows, and ''dozens'' of archers, the rhino guardsmen of Chorh-Gom prison can't hit one single ''chained down'' prisoner (even if that prisoner ''is'' [[BigBad Tai Lung]]).
** Technically the rhino guardsmen are actually pretty good shots, as shown when a single rhino guard is able to accurately hit a stick of dynamite on the ceiling of the prison. The problem is that Tai Lung is just that good.

to:

* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy: A rare ''good'' example: armed with ballistas, crossbows, and ''dozens'' of archers, the rhino guardsmen of Chorh-Gom prison can't hit one single ''chained down'' prisoner (even if that prisoner ''is'' [[BigBad Tai Lung]]).
** Technically
Lung]]). Technically, the rhino guardsmen are actually pretty good shots, as shown when a single rhino guard is able to accurately hit a stick of dynamite on the ceiling of the prison. The problem is that Tai Lung is just that good.



* ImprovFu: Half the final battle in the first film is [[AcroFatic Po]] fighting in this manner, frustrating [[BigBad Tai Lung]].

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* ImprovFu: Half the final battle in the first film is [[AcroFatic Po]] Po fighting in this manner, frustrating [[BigBad Tai Lung]].Lung.



* NotSoDifferent: Tai Lung and Po have the hamminess down to pat.
-->'''Po:''' I LOOOOOOOOOVE '''KUNG-FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!'''\\\

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* NotSoDifferent: NotSoDifferent:
**
Tai Lung and Po have the hamminess down to pat.
-->'''Po:''' --->'''Po:''' I LOOOOOOOOOVE '''KUNG-FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!'''\\\



* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: Shifu invokes this facing Tai Lung, stating it wasn't between Tai and the Dragon Warrior, but between Tai and himself.



* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: Shifu invokes this facing Tai Lung, stating it wasn't between Tai and the Dragon Warrior, but between Tai and himself.



* PetTheDog:
** Tai Lung does this literally, though not because he likes him, but because he needs him to send a message back to Shifu.

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* PetTheDog:
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PetTheDog: Tai Lung does this literally, though not because he likes him, but because he needs him to send a message back to Shifu.



* PressurePoint: One of Mantis' and Tai Lung's favorite attacks. [[spoiler: Oogway uses this to initially stop Tai Lung in a flashback.]]

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* PressurePoint: One of Mantis' and Tai Lung's favorite attacks. [[spoiler: Oogway [[spoiler:Oogway uses this to initially stop Tai Lung in a flashback.]]



* ShadowDiscretionShot / BigShadowLittleCreature:
** When Po says, "Hi Dad", the camera shows a panda-shaped shadow, but it turns out to be Ping, a duck - the panda shadow was caused by a sack he was carrying.
** When Po returns from his fight with Tai Lung, he seems to be dressed exactly like the Dragon Warrior Po from his fantasy. No, just a wok on his head and table clothes draped on him.
* ShapedLikeItself: Chor-Ghom essentially means: "the prison of Prison." We also have "Master Shifu," which means "Master Master."

to:

* ShadowDiscretionShot / BigShadowLittleCreature:
ShapedLikeItself:
** When Po says, "Hi Dad", the camera shows a panda-shaped shadow, but it turns out to be Ping, a duck - the panda shadow was caused by a sack he was carrying.
** When Po returns from his fight with Tai Lung, he seems to be dressed exactly like the Dragon Warrior Po from his fantasy. No, just a wok on his head and table clothes draped on him.
* ShapedLikeItself:
Chor-Ghom essentially means: "the prison of Prison." Prison".
**
We also have "Master Shifu," which means "Master Master."Master".



* SteppingStoneSword: Tai Lung, with giant crossbow bolts that he ''threw'' at the wall.



* SteppingStoneSword: Tai Lung, with giant crossbow bolts that he ''threw'' at the wall.



* SuperSenses (Hearing): Shifu, presumably a riff on his large ears. Tai Lung also has skills in this area, shown when he picks the lock of his restraints.



* SuperSenses (Hearing): Shifu, presumably a riff on his large ears. Tai Lung also has skills in this area, shown when he picks the lock of his restraints.



* TookALevelInBadass: The point of the movie is Po becoming someone badass enough to defeat Tai Lung.



* TookALevelInBadass: The point of the movie is Po becoming someone badass enough to defeat Tai Lung.



* ThanksgivingEpisode: Po became a Macy's UsefulNotes/ThanksgivingDay Parade balloon in 2010.



* TurtlePower: Oogway.



* TurtlePower: Oogway.



* WreckedWeapon: Shifu reacts with appropriate shock when Master Oogway's staff is broken during the fight with Tai Lung.



* WreckedWeapon: Shifu reacts with appropriate shock when Master Oogway's staff is broken during the fight with Tai Lung.



* BananaPeel: Monkey attempted this on Oogway, but the turtle manages to get past them all.

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* BananaPeel: Monkey attempted attempts this on Oogway, but the turtle manages to get past them all.



* ShownTheirWork: In the sense that the producers make it clear in this short that "kung fu", when it only refers to martial arts, is really a Western misnomer when its true meaning is "Excellence of Self."



* ShownTheirWork: In the sense that the producers make it clear in this short that "kung fu", when it only refers to martial arts, is really a Western misnomer when its true meaning is "Excellence of Self."



* DisasterDominoes: At least four separate ones, [[{{Homage}} held together with]] [[Advertising/TheManYourManCouldSmellLike Old Spice]].



* DisasterDominoes: At least four separate ones, [[{{Homage}} held together with]] [[Advertising/TheManYourManCouldSmellLike Old Spice]].



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** The "Secret Ingredient Soup", which Mr. Ping has promised to instruct Po on [[spoiler:actually provides Po with the answer to the Dragon Scroll: there is no secret ingredient, its what you do yourself to make it good]]. When Po was making dinner for the Furious Five, he makes a great meal for them regardless of admitting that he doesn't actually know his father's secret ingredient.

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** The "Secret Ingredient Soup", which Mr. Ping has promised to instruct Po on [[spoiler:actually provides Po with the answer to the Dragon Scroll: there is no secret ingredient, its it's what you do yourself to make it good]]. When Po was making dinner for the Furious Five, he makes a great meal for them regardless of admitting that he doesn't actually know his father's secret ingredient.
9th Apr '18 9:36:10 AM Tractical_Chunder
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** The "Secret Ingredient Soup", which Mr. Ping has promised to instruct Po on [[spoiler:actually provides Po with the answer to the Dragon Scroll: there is no secret ingredient, its what you do yourself to make it good]].

to:

** The "Secret Ingredient Soup", which Mr. Ping has promised to instruct Po on [[spoiler:actually provides Po with the answer to the Dragon Scroll: there is no secret ingredient, its what you do yourself to make it good]]. When Po was making dinner for the Furious Five, he makes a great meal for them regardless of admitting that he doesn't actually know his father's secret ingredient.
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* RuleOfSymbolism: [[spoiler:The Dragon Scroll contains a reflective piece of paper, symbolizing true power comes from within, something Po doesn't realize a good while later. When Tai Lung looks at it, his response is 'it's blank', which also symbolizes that Tai Lung has little about him besides his pursuit of it and the title of Dragon Warrior.]]

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* RuleOfSymbolism: [[spoiler:The Dragon Scroll contains a reflective piece of paper, symbolizing true power comes from within, something Po doesn't realize until a good while later. When Tai Lung looks at it, his response is 'it's blank', "it's blank", which also symbolizes that Tai Lung has little about him besides his pursuit of it and the title of Dragon Warrior.]]
19th Mar '18 7:13:15 PM Godzillawolf
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* RuleOfSymbolism: [[spoiler:The Dragon Scroll contains a reflective piece of paper, symbolizing true power comes from within, something Po doesn't realize a good while later. When Tai Lung looks at it, his response is 'it's blank', which also symbolizes that Tai Lung has little about him besides his pursuit of it and the title of Dragon Warrior.]]
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