History WesternAnimation / Tazmania

3rd Dec '16 6:38:57 PM foxley
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* KingKongClimb: In "Taz in Keeweeland", Taz becomes a giant atop a skyscraper, swatting at the Kiwi in a biplane.
30th Nov '16 10:10:18 PM Xtifr
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This SixtyFiveEpisodeCartoon series focuses on the vicious, carnivorous WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes AntiVillain, the '''Tasmanian Devil''' aka '''Taz'''. Only now he's not any of the three (unless he's trying to eat the Keewee, but we'll get back to that); instead it just shows Taz in his native Tasmania, a land way under, down under, where the sky is always yellow come rain or shine. Taz spends time with his family, hangs with his pals, collects bottle caps, works at his job as a bellhop and tries to eat the kiwi. Sure, it may sound boring, but [[UnluckyEverydude no matter what Taz does]], HilarityEnsues.

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This SixtyFiveEpisodeCartoon series focuses on the vicious, carnivorous WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes AntiVillain, the '''Tasmanian Devil''' Tasmanian Devil aka '''Taz'''."Taz". Only now he's not any of the three (unless he's trying to eat the Keewee, but we'll get back to that); instead it just shows Taz in his native Tasmania, a land way under, down under, where the sky is always yellow come rain or shine. Taz spends time with his family, hangs with his pals, collects bottle caps, works at his job as a bellhop and tries to eat the kiwi. Sure, it may sound boring, but [[UnluckyEverydude no matter what Taz does]], HilarityEnsues.
24th Nov '16 4:15:33 PM MeerkatMario
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* NoFourthWall: Any episode with Digeri Dingo.

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* NoFourthWall: The show absolutely ''loves'' to break the fourth wall.
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Any episode with Digeri Dingo.
2nd Oct '16 6:46:43 PM schoi30
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* WoundedGazelleGambit: In "Here Kitty, Kitty, Kitty", Molly's cat gets Taz in trouble with Molly by stuffing himself into Taz's mouth making it look like Taz was eating him.
18th Aug '16 6:28:14 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* InformedSpecies: Wendell T. Wolf is called a [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/57/ThylacineOslo.jpg Tasmanian wolf]], but lacks all the visible distinguishing features of the real animal, [[TheyJustDidntCare even its stripes]]. Taz is also very different from his real-life counterpart and tried to eat Wendell in one episode, while in real life the larger Tasmanian wolves preyed on the devils.

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* InformedSpecies: Wendell T. Wolf is called a [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/57/ThylacineOslo.jpg Tasmanian wolf]], but lacks all the visible distinguishing features of the real animal, [[TheyJustDidntCare even its stripes]].stripes. Taz is also very different from his real-life counterpart and tried to eat Wendell in one episode, while in real life the larger Tasmanian wolves preyed on the devils.
7th Aug '16 8:47:42 PM AndyLA
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* RuleOfFunny: The explicit reason why the RunningGag of 16-ton weights exists. There were ''laboratory tests'' made, which revealed that only weights of exactly 16 tons, not even a milligram less, were able to make the subjects laugh.
24th Jul '16 3:05:43 PM nombretomado
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* '''Drew''' - Taz's equally laid-back uncle, who appears only in the "Film/RoadTo Tazmania" episodes (playing the role of BobHope).

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* '''Drew''' - Taz's equally laid-back uncle, who appears only in the "Film/RoadTo Tazmania" episodes (playing the role of BobHope).Creator/BobHope).



* CoolUncle: Drew is adored by Taz and his siblings. Maybe because he's a NoCelebritiesWereHarmed version of BobHope.

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* CoolUncle: Drew is adored by Taz and his siblings. Maybe because he's a NoCelebritiesWereHarmed version of BobHope.Creator/BobHope.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Hugh is Music/BingCrosby, and Drew is BobHope (as his episodes are {{Whole Plot Reference}}s to the Hope/Crosby "[[Film/RoadTo Road Pictures]]"); Wendell is Creator/WoodyAllen.

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Hugh is Music/BingCrosby, and Drew is BobHope Creator/BobHope (as his episodes are {{Whole Plot Reference}}s to the Hope/Crosby "[[Film/RoadTo Road Pictures]]"); Wendell is Creator/WoodyAllen.
23rd Jul '16 9:18:49 PM MeerkatMario
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* AdaptationDistillation: There were a few video games made based on the show, but only Taz starred in them (indeed the first game is the only time we see any other characters from the series, which was Taz's family, and only for the opening cutscene. All of the other characters/enemies were generic alligators, carnivorous plants, rock monsters and others, culminating in a final boss battle with a gigantic seagull).
** Francis also appeared as a recurring enemy in this game. Axl and Bull were a stage's bosses in their truck, as well.
*** The Bushrats also appear as enemies in a few stages.
** The Super-NES version focused on Taz's efforts to catch the Kiwi on a busy highway. Some characters from the show would appear as obstacles, and occasionally Digeri Dingo would hand Taz a power-up.

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* AdaptationDistillation: There were a few video games made based on the show, but only show for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, Master System, Game Gear, SNES and Game Boy. Only Taz primarily starred in them (indeed the first game Genesis/Mega Drive version is the only time we see any other characters from the series, which was Taz's family, family gets screen time on any of these video games, and only for the opening cutscene. All Most of the other characters/enemies were generic alligators, carnivorous plants, rock monsters and others, culminating in a final boss battle with a gigantic seagull).
** Francis also appeared as a recurring enemy in this game. the SNES version. Axl and Bull were a stage's bosses in their truck, truck on the Genesis/Mega Drive version. Francis and Bull were also bosses on the Master System version as well.
*** The Bushrats also appear as enemies in a few stages.
stages, especially in the Master System and Game Gear versions.
** The Super-NES SNES version focused on Taz's efforts to catch the Kiwi on a busy highway. Some characters from the show would appear as obstacles, and occasionally Digeri Dingo would hand Taz a power-up.



* FallingIntoTheCockpit: This is how Taz ends up piloting a space shuttle to save earth from a meteor swarm in "Astro-Taz". of course, he thinks it's just a video game.

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* FallingIntoTheCockpit: This is how Taz ends up piloting a space shuttle to save earth the Earth from a meteor swarm in "Astro-Taz". of Of course, [[IKnowMortalKombat he thinks it's just a video game.game]].



* IKnowMortalKombat: In "Astro-Taz", Taz's skill at video games allows him to shoot out a meteor swarm that was going to destroy the Earth.

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* IKnowMortalKombat: In "Astro-Taz", Taz's skill at video games allows him to completely shoot out a meteor swarm that was going to destroy the Earth.



* {{Jerkass}}: Bushwacker Bob, Digeri Dingo.

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* {{Jerkass}}: Bushwacker Bob, Bob and Digeri Dingo.



* NiceGuy: Mr. Thickly, Hugh, Jean, The Platypus Brothers and Willie Wombat

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* NiceGuy: Mr. Thickly, Hugh, Jean, The the Platypus Brothers and Willie WombatWombat.
2nd Jul '16 11:43:13 AM N8han11
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** He also outwitted Digeri Dingo in some time like in "A Dingo's Guide to Magic". Although we can say that had involuntarily.
* TooDumbToLive: MarvinTheMartian. He programmed a bomb to destroy Earth ''before'' his spaceship came back to pick him up. He and Taz had to resort to TimeTravel to prevent Earth's destruction.

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** He also outwitted Digeri Dingo in some time like in "A Dingo's Guide to Magic". Although we can say that had involuntarily.
* TooDumbToLive: MarvinTheMartian.Marvin The Martian. He programmed a bomb to destroy Earth ''before'' his spaceship came back to pick him up. He and Taz had to resort to TimeTravel to prevent Earth's destruction.
27th May '16 10:09:30 AM cheril59
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* '''Mr. Thickley''' - A wallaby tour guide for Bob's hotel who doesn't really know anything.

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* '''Mr. Thickley''' Thickly''' - A wallaby tour guide for Bob's hotel who doesn't really know anything.



* FelonyMisdemeanor: In "The Origin of the Beginning of the Incredible Taz-Man", Mr Thickley attempts to persuade Taz to make the mailman his arch-enemy for the heinous crime of delivering junk mail to Taz's family.

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* FelonyMisdemeanor: In "The Origin of the Beginning of the Incredible Taz-Man", Mr Thickley Thickly attempts to persuade Taz to make the mailman his arch-enemy for the heinous crime of delivering junk mail to Taz's family.



* KnowNothingKnowItAll: Well-meaning and gregarious though he is, Mr. Thickley's assessment of his own expertise has absolutely no bearing on the reality of same.

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* KnowNothingKnowItAll: Well-meaning and gregarious though he is, Mr. Thickley's Thickly's assessment of his own expertise has absolutely no bearing on the reality of same.



* NiceGuy: Mr. Thickley, Hugh, Jean, The Platypus Brothers and Willie Wombat

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* NiceGuy: Mr. Thickley, Thickly, Hugh, Jean, The Platypus Brothers and Willie Wombat



* PoliceCodeForEverything: In "To Catch a Taz", Wendal arrests Thickley on "a 219; a fashion faux pas".

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* PoliceCodeForEverything: In "To Catch a Taz", Wendal arrests Thickley Thickly on "a 219; a fashion faux pas".



* TraintopBattle: Taz, Wendal and Thickley at the end of "To Catch a Taz".

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* TraintopBattle: Taz, Wendal and Thickley Thickly at the end of "To Catch a Taz".



* UnderTheMistletoe: In "No Time for Christmas", there a mistletoe scene between Bushwacker Bob and Constance Koala. Same for Mr. Thickley.

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* UnderTheMistletoe: In "No Time for Christmas", there a mistletoe scene between Bushwacker Bob and Constance Koala. Same for Mr. Thickley.Thickly.
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