History WesternAnimation / StressedEric

1st Dec '17 7:57:48 AM king3000
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%%* {{Jerkass}}: Pretty much everyone who isn't a Feeble.

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%%* * {{Jerkass}}: Pretty much everyone Every single character in the show, except for Eric and his kids, is a thoroughly unlikable, unsympathetic asshole who isn't a Feeble.you would never want as your friend in real life.
26th Oct '17 8:37:07 PM ElSquibbonator
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* AmbiguousEnding: The last episode, "Au Pair", does this. Instead of Eric's temple choking him as usual, he and Maria find themselves cornered by one of the failed applicants for the Maria's job, ''driving a tank''. The episode ends with them all screaming.



* BolivianArmyEnding: The last episode, "Au Pair", does this. Instead of Eric's temple choking him, he and Maria find themselves cornered by one of the failed applicants for the Maria's job, ''driving a tank''. The episode ends with them all screaming.
26th Oct '17 8:33:55 PM ElSquibbonator
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* BolivianArmyEnding: The last episode, "Au Pair", does this. Instead of Eric's temple choking him, he and Maria find themselves cornered by one of the failed applicants for the Maria's job, ''driving a tank''. The episode ends with them all screaming.



* KafkaKomedy: Eric Feeble can't catch a break. Ever.
* LighterAndSofter: While both seasons feature bad luck for Eric Feeble, the second season isn't so relentlessly oppressive towards its main character.

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* KafkaKomedy: Eric Feeble can't catch a break. Ever.
Ever (unless you count the ending of the final episode, which is ambiguous).
* LighterAndSofter: While both seasons feature bad luck for Eric Feeble, the second season isn't so relentlessly oppressive towards its main character.



* ShipTease: In "Au Pair" it's hinted Eric and the newly rehabilitated Maria may become an item... shortly before they're killed.

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* ShipTease: In "Au Pair" it's hinted Eric and the newly rehabilitated Maria may become an item... shortly before they're killed.the episode ends.



* StrictlyFormula: The first season was very much this: Eric is faced with a looming deadline (typically work-related), tries to meet it, but the whole world prevents him from doing so. The second season was ''far'' less formulaic. However, both seasons still ended each episode with Eric's head vein choking him by the episode's end (an exception is "Au Pair", which ends with a rival maid pointing her tank at Eric and the family, and the four screaming).

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* StrictlyFormula: The first season was very much this: Eric is faced with a looming deadline (typically work-related), tries to meet it, but the whole world prevents him from doing so. The second season was ''far'' less formulaic. However, both seasons still ended each episode with Eric's head vein choking him by the episode's end (an exception is "Au Pair", which ends with a rival maid pointing her a tank at Eric and the family, and the four screaming).
4th Sep '17 5:36:16 PM speedyboris
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Added DiffLines:

* InstrumentalThemeTune: Both the U.K. and the U.S. versions are instrumentals.


Added DiffLines:

* ReReleaseSoundtrack: The U.S. theme music is completely different from the original U.K. theme.
2nd Apr '17 10:24:57 AM infernape612
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* ExpressLaneLimit: One episode has three such lanes: "Less than ten items but more than four", "less than four items but more than one", and "one item or less" (which the Eric promptly uses to checkout ''one'' potato.)

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* ExpressLaneLimit: One episode has three such lanes: "Less than ten items but more than four", "less than four items but more than one", and "one item or less" (which the Eric promptly uses to checkout ''one'' potato.)
9th Mar '17 8:56:32 PM creader
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* OncePerEpisode / RunningGag: The old lady's green letter dropping into the sewer.

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* OncePerEpisode / RunningGag: OncePerEpisode:
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The old lady's green letter dropping into the sewer.



* OutOfOrder: "Au Pair" was supposed to be the finale, but instead aired as the second to last episode.
5th Feb '17 2:59:29 PM maxwellsilver
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[[caption-width-right:349:[[{{Understatement}} Life can be stressful, sometimes.]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:349:[[{{Understatement}} Life [[caption-width-right:349:Life can be stressful, sometimes.]]]] ]]



* BigEater: Brian will eat almost everything from [=VHSes=] to [[ComedicSociopath people's hair]].

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* BigEater: Brian will eat almost everything from [=VHSes=] to [[ComedicSociopath people's hair]].hair.



* ButtMonkey: '''Eric'''. [[UpToEleven Oh dear God.]]

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* ButtMonkey: '''Eric'''. [[UpToEleven Oh dear God.]]



* CulturalTranslation: Yes, Creator/TheBBC have broadcast ''WesternAnimation/DinoBabies'', ''WesternAnimation/LittleBear'', and ''ComicBook/BuckyOHareAndTheToadWars'' with the American voices still intact, but Stressed Eric? The cartoon was made by Creator/KlaskyCsupo (creators of ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheWildThornberrys''), but it was the BBC that chose the voice acting for the characters and the setting in it!
** Although when the first season was shown in the US, Eric was revoiced by Hank Azaria (all the other voices remained). Also, production went to a different company for its second season. (Which has never been repeated on British television.)

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* CulturalTranslation: Yes, Creator/TheBBC have broadcast ''WesternAnimation/DinoBabies'', ''WesternAnimation/LittleBear'', and ''ComicBook/BuckyOHareAndTheToadWars'' with the American voices still intact, but Stressed Eric? The cartoon was made by Creator/KlaskyCsupo (creators of ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheWildThornberrys''), but it was the BBC that chose the voice acting for the characters and the setting in it!
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it! Although when the first season was shown in the US, Eric was revoiced by Hank Azaria (all the other voices remained). Also, production went to a different company for its second season. (Which season (which has never been repeated on British television.)



** Claire is allegic to virtually ''everything''.
** Claire's friend Julie is allergic to even more things, [[UpToEleven including air]]. Her mother says she feels stupid giving birth to a daughter more allergic than Claire.

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** Claire is allegic allergic to virtually ''everything''.
** Claire's friend Julie is allergic to even more things, [[UpToEleven including air]].air. Her mother says she feels stupid giving birth to a daughter more allergic than Claire.



* SeriouslyScruffy: Plays this trope for laughs with Eric. As he gets more stressed, the vein on his temple throbs [[OncePerEpisode until it eventually bursts out and strangles him]]. Naturally, his environment tends to be rather cluttered, too.

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* SeriouslyScruffy: Plays this trope for laughs with Eric. As he gets more stressed, the vein on his temple throbs [[OncePerEpisode until it eventually bursts out and strangles him]].him. Naturally, his environment tends to be rather cluttered, too.
15th Nov '16 6:55:11 PM Dogbot11
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%%* ButtMonkey: '''Eric'''. [[UpToEleven Oh dear God.]]

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%%* * ButtMonkey: '''Eric'''. [[UpToEleven Oh dear God.]]
3rd Sep '16 7:33:16 PM system
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28th Aug '16 3:50:04 PM king2000
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%%* TheAlcoholic: Maria.
%%* BeehiveHairdo: Mrs. Perfect.

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%%* * TheAlcoholic: Maria.
%%* * BeehiveHairdo: Mrs. Perfect.



%%* ButtMonkey: '''Eric'''. [[UpToEleven Oh dear God.]]

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%%* * ButtMonkey: '''Eric'''. [[UpToEleven Oh dear God.]]



%%* ChickMagnet: Doc.

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%%* * ChickMagnet: Doc.



%%* DeliberatelyCuteChild: Claire.
%%* TheDitz: Brian.

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%%* * DeliberatelyCuteChild: Claire.
%%* * TheDitz: Brian.



%%* ElmuhFuddSyndwome: Claire again.
%%* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Doc.

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%%* * ElmuhFuddSyndwome: Claire again.
%%* * EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Doc.



%%* FailureIsTheOnlyOption: Every single damn time.
%%* FunnyForeigner: Maria to an extent.
%%* GirlishPigtails: Claire.
%%* GranolaGirl: Liz.

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%%* * FailureIsTheOnlyOption: Every single damn time.
%%* * FunnyForeigner: Maria to an extent.
%%* * GirlishPigtails: Claire.
%%* * GranolaGirl: Liz.



%%* {{Jerkass}}: Pretty much everyone who isn't a Feeble.
%%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Maria to an extent.

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%%* * {{Jerkass}}: Pretty much everyone who isn't a Feeble.
%%* * JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Maria to an extent.



%%* ParodySue: The Perfects.
%%* SadistShow: Probably the animated king of this trope.

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%%* * ParodySue: The Perfects.
%%* * SadistShow: Probably the animated king of this trope.



%%* SassySecretary: Allison.

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%%* * SassySecretary: Allison.



%%* StereoFibbing: Occurs in "Drool".

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%%* * StereoFibbing: Occurs in "Drool".



%%* TheTalk: Eric gives one in "Au Pair".

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%%* * TheTalk: Eric gives one in "Au Pair".



%%* TheVoiceless: Brian.

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%%* * TheVoiceless: Brian.
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