History WesternAnimation / Rupert

5th Jan '18 10:38:28 PM AreYouTyler
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* PettingZooPeople: Many of the characters have animal heads (and sometimes tails) on otherwise human bodies.


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* ShrinkRay: One of the Professor's inventions is the [=BIGsmall=] Machine from the episode of the same name. It also serves as a growth ray.
3rd Jan '18 10:24:06 AM Octaafdebolle
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* ThemeTuneCameo: Rupert whistles the opening theme [[note]]The original, not the theme tune used in the Creator/NickJr broadcasts.[[/note]] in "Rupert's Undersea Adventure" and in ''Rupert and Growler''.

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* ThemeTuneCameo: Rupert whistles the opening theme [[note]]The original, not the theme tune used in the Creator/NickJr broadcasts.[[/note]] in "Rupert's Undersea Adventure" and in ''Rupert "Rupert and Growler''.Growler".
3rd Jan '18 10:23:13 AM Octaafdebolle
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* ThemeTuneCameo: Rupert whistles the opening theme [[note]]The original, not the theme tune used in the Creator/NickJr broadcasts.[[/note]] in "Rupert's Undersea Adventure".

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* ThemeTuneCameo: Rupert whistles the opening theme [[note]]The original, not the theme tune used in the Creator/NickJr broadcasts.[[/note]] in "Rupert's Undersea Adventure".Adventure" and in ''Rupert and Growler''.
1st Jan '18 3:59:57 PM AreYouTyler
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* LionsAndTigersAndHumansOhMy: Anthropomorphic animals (including Rupert, Bill, and Podgy) interact with humans (including Tiger Lily and the Professor).
4th Sep '17 3:11:15 PM fruitstripegum
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* AndImTheQueenOfSheba: In "Rupert and the Crocodiles", a snake claims to be the Serpent King and Rupert's friend Podgy retorts "Yeah, and I'm the Prince of Nutwood".
* AndroclesLion: In "Rupert and the Crocodiles", Rupert frees a snake called the Serpent King by removing a log that's pinned him to the ground. The Serpent King later pays Rupert back by rescuing him, the ship captain, the captain's first mate, and Podgy Pig from the tribe of bipedal crocodiles when Podgy's rescue attempt fails.
* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: In "Rupert and the Dragon Race", Bill and Toby have one of these moments when Bill starts scolding Toby for running off alone, and suddenly, just happy to be reunited, they hug.


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* AndImTheQueenOfSheba: In "Rupert and the Crocodiles", a snake claims to be the Serpent King and Rupert's friend Podgy retorts "Yeah, and I'm the Prince of Nutwood".
* AndroclesLion: In "Rupert and the Crocodiles", Rupert frees a snake called the Serpent King by removing a log that's pinned him to the ground. The Serpent King later pays Rupert back by rescuing him, the ship captain, the captain's first mate, and Podgy Pig from the tribe of bipedal crocodiles when Podgy's rescue attempt fails.


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* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: In "Rupert and the Dragon Race", Bill and Toby have one of these moments when Bill starts scolding Toby for running off alone, and suddenly, just happy to be reunited, they hug.
23rd Aug '17 7:21:22 PM ladyofthelibrary
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* DoItYourselfPlumbingProject: "Rupert and the Temple Ruins" begins with Edward Trunk's father solving a plumbing problem for the Bears. It is implied that the problem resulted from Mr. Bear trying to fix the plumbing himself.

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** The same story features Tiger Lily being sent into an eternal sleep because her father was given a job over the man who sent the titular fan.
* DoItYourselfPlumbingProject: "Rupert and the Temple Ruins" begins with Edward Trunk's father solving a plumbing problem for the Bears. It is implied that the problem resulted from Mr. Bear trying to fix the plumbing himself. himself.
* ExactWords: "Rupert and the Twilight Fan" features this trope as a plot point, with a book that uses poems in addition to regular text having Rupert state "That book you read, tell me ''exactly'' what it said..." to prompt the realization that the fanning by the tail feathers of the Dove of Dawn doesn't require the bird's feathers being removed.
22nd Mar '17 9:35:12 AM CaptainTedium
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* BaldOfEvil: Sir Humphrey, a recurring antagonist Rupert sometimes encounters.

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* BaldOfEvil: Sir Humphrey, a recurring Humphrey Pumphrey, an antagonist Rupert sometimes encounters.encounters in "Rupert and the Nile" and "Rupert and the Mystery Isle", is bald as an egg and rotten to the core.
22nd Mar '17 2:26:00 AM CaptainTedium
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* IdenticalGrandson:
** "Rupert's Roman Adventure" had Rupert Bear and Bill Badger go back to Nutwood in the days of Ancient Rome. They encounter identical ancestors of the Professor, Dr. Chimp, Podgy Pig, and Ottoline.
** In "Rupert and Queen Bess", Rupert and Ottoline Otter go back to the time of William Shakespeare and encounter people resembling Podgy Pig, Algy Pug, and Bill Badger who may very well be their ancestors from that time.
21st Mar '17 12:36:56 AM CaptainTedium
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* CassandraTruth: When Rupert and an off-duty Constable Growler try to explain that they borrowed a motorboat without permission to catch a band of river pirates, the officer who arrests them is skeptical. Even Growler admits it's a pretty far-fetched story.

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* CassandraTruth: When Rupert and an off-duty Constable Growler try to explain that they borrowed a motorboat without permission to catch a band of river pirates, pirates in "Rupert and Growler", the officer who arrests them is skeptical. Even Growler admits it's a pretty far-fetched story.
20th Mar '17 1:54:36 AM CaptainTedium
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* AffablyEvil: [[GentlemanThief The Chameleon]] from "Rupert and the Tiger's Eye" is friendly toward Rupert and Frances even after they find him out. When he discovers Rupert stowed away on his plane, he offers to drop him off on a nearby island and radio the police to pick him up (after he's made his getaway, of course). Even [[WorthyOpponent calling Rupert a clever boy for escaping with the ruby he stole.]]

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[[GentlemanThief The Chameleon]] from "Rupert and the Tiger's Eye" is friendly toward Rupert and Frances even after they find him out. When he discovers Rupert stowed away on his plane, he offers to drop him off on a nearby island and radio the police to pick him up (after he's made his getaway, of course). Even [[WorthyOpponent calling Rupert a clever boy for escaping with the ruby he stole.]]]]
** The river pirate's grandsons Cyril and Cubby are quite cordial and polite. So much, in fact, that they end up reforming in their second appearance.



* ChristmasEpisode: "Rupert's Christmas Adventure", where Rupert has to recover all of Nutwood's stolen Christmas ornaments from some pine sprites and Podgy gets a chance to prove that he isn't greedy when he's given all the presents by giving them away to the other children.



* HypnoFool: "Rupert and the Great Mephisto" had a stage magician use hypnotism to make everyone in Nutwood deliver him their valuables while sleepwalking. He also makes Bill Badger think he is a chicken and is defeated in the end when Rupert uses a mirror to bounce his hypnotic gaze back and make him think he is a cat.



* MessageInABottle: Rupert receives an invitation this way from a pirate friend, courtesy of Seven Seas Postal Service. Complete with an eel postman!
** Another time, Rupert is captured and folds a paper boat message and sends it downriver.

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* MessageInABottle: MessageInABottle:
** In "Rupert and the Jolly Roger",
Rupert receives an invitation this way from a pirate friend, courtesy of Seven Seas Postal Service. Complete with an eel postman!
** Another time, In "Rupert and Growler", Rupert is captured and folds a paper boat message and sends it downriver.
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