History WesternAnimation / TheBluffers

3rd Jul '16 12:47:42 AM Morgenthaler
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* FiveManBand:
** TheHero: Zipper the Squirrel.
** TheLancer: Sharpey the Fox.
** TheSmartGuy: Zock (short for [[MeaningfulName "Zocrates"]]) the Owl, also TheObiWan.
** TheBigGuy: Honey Boy the Bear.
** TheChick: Blossom the Mouse, who even has a heart-shaped tail.
** SixthRanger: Ginsing the Goose, Psycho the Snake, Prickly Pine the Porcupine, Regal Eagle, and two rabbits who are always in the opening credits but never seem to show up other than in random musical numbers.
21st Dec '15 12:32:40 AM jormis29
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* LeapDay: Clandestino was born on February 29th. One episode deals with him trying to stop time in order to make up for his "missed" birthdays and shoot fireworks all night long (which sends The Bluffers into action).



* SignificantBirthDate: Clandestino was born on February 29th. One episode deals with him trying to stop time in order to make up for his "missed" birthdays and shoot fireworks all night long (which sends The Bluffers into action).
16th Jan '15 3:35:52 PM spirasen
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* DeadpanSnarker: Sharpey the Fox, who tries to lie, cheat, and steal like a "real fox," but [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold never seems to do it right]].

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* DeadpanSnarker: Sharpey the Fox, who tries to lie, cheat, and steal like a "real fox," but [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold never seems to do it right]].



** TheHero: Zipper the Squirrel
** TheLancer: Sharpey the Fox
** TheSmartGuy: Zock (short for [[MeaningfulName "Zocrates"]]) the Owl, also TheObiWan
** TheBigGuy: Honey Boy the Bear

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** TheHero: Zipper the Squirrel
Squirrel.
** TheLancer: Sharpey the Fox
Fox.
** TheSmartGuy: Zock (short for [[MeaningfulName "Zocrates"]]) the Owl, also TheObiWan
TheObiWan.
** TheBigGuy: Honey Boy the BearBear.



** Though the full version heard during the ending credits subverts this - about midway, it changes into a motivational song, telling you to toughen and never give up.

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** Though the full version heard during the ending credits subverts this - -- about midway, it changes into a motivational song, telling you to toughen and never give up.



* TheNarrator: Gene Deitch (of ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' and ''Terrytoons'' fame) on the English dub.

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* TheNarrator: Gene Deitch Creator/GeneDeitch (of ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' and ''Terrytoons'' ''Creator/{{Terrytoons}}'' fame) on the English dub.
22nd May '14 2:12:02 PM Iva
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* AmazingTechnicolorWildlife: The pink mouse. (Who also has a heart-shaped tail-tip!) The squirrel is blue, although [[HairColorDissonance he could be meant to be actually grey]]. And why has the bear yellow stripes on his chest?
* AnAesop: While certain episodes may have an Anvilicious message or two, this is mostly subverted in that the entire series had an aesop about the danger of greed that was surprisingly subtle. Until you're told about it, that is.
* AxCrazy: Prickly Pine, a hyperactive and grouchy porcupine who'd as soon launch a volley of quills than look at you, can be considered a rare heroic version of this trope (scaled down for kids, of course).

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* AmazingTechnicolorWildlife: The pink mouse. (Who also has a heart-shaped tail-tip!) The squirrel is blue, although [[HairColorDissonance he could be meant to be actually grey]]. And why has does the bear have yellow stripes on his chest?
* AnAesop: While certain episodes may have an Anvilicious message or two, this is mostly subverted in that the entire series had an aesop Aesop about the danger of greed that was surprisingly subtle. Until you're told about it, that is.
* AxCrazy: Prickly Pine, a hyperactive and grouchy porcupine who'd as soon launch a volley of quills than look before even looking at you, can be considered a rare heroic version of this trope (scaled down for kids, of course).



* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: How Clandestino managed to get as far taking over Bluffonia is anyone's guess. Though to his credit they never found out that secret.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Sharpey again. Also Prickly Pine, being a hero as well.

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* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: How It is unclear how Clandestino managed to get as far taking almost take over Bluffonia is anyone's guess. Though to his credit they never found out that secret.
the entire Bluffonia.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Sharpey Sharpey, again. Also Prickly Pine, being a hero as well.



** Though the full version heard during the ending credits subverts this - about midway, it instead begins telling you to tough it out and never give up.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Clandestino. Subverted with shy Psycho the Snake whose name comes from his (very) minor psychic abilities.

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** Though the full version heard during the ending credits subverts this - about midway, it instead begins changes into a motivational song, telling you to tough it out toughen and never give up.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Clandestino. Subverted with shy Psycho the Snake whose name comes from his (very) his minor psychic abilities.



* TheOwlKnowingOne: Zocrates is not only [[NamedAfterSomebodyFamous named after an ancient Greek philosopher]], he is even dressed like a [[HollywoodHistory stereotypical ancient Greek]], complete with laurel wreath on his head.

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* TheOwlKnowingOne: Zocrates is not only [[NamedAfterSomebodyFamous named after an ancient Greek philosopher]], he is even dressed like a [[HollywoodHistory stereotypical ancient Greek]], complete with laurel wreath on his head. He also has a Greek column carved in the bark of his tree.



* SignificantBirthDate: Clandestino was born on February 29th. One episode deals with him trying to stop time in order to make up for his "missed" birthdays and shoot fireworks all night long (which is what sends The Bluffers into action).
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Blossom the Mouse's sole purpose on the show seems to be "be a girl" and "flirt with obviously annoyed Zipper," though she is the only one who takes Glum's HeelFaceTurn as genuine.
* SssssnakeTalk: Subverted with Psycho the Snake in that his speech impediment is putting silent "P"s in front of s-words and then pronouncing them. He still has a slight lisp, though.

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* SignificantBirthDate: Clandestino was born on February 29th. One episode deals with him trying to stop time in order to make up for his "missed" birthdays and shoot fireworks all night long (which is what sends The Bluffers into action).
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Blossom the Mouse's sole purpose on the show seems to be "be a girl" and "flirt with obviously annoyed Zipper," Zipper", though she is the only one who takes Glum's HeelFaceTurn as genuine.
* SssssnakeTalk: Subverted with Psycho the Snake in that his speech impediment is putting silent "P"s P's in front of s-words and then pronouncing them.words starting with S. He still has a slight lisp, though.
22nd May '14 2:05:53 PM Iva
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* GoldTooth: A lot of the show's characters seem to be having at least one of these.
31st Aug '13 7:51:20 PM Nire
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** Though the full version heard during the ending credits subverts this - about mid0way, it instead begins telling you to tough it out and never give up.

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** Though the full version heard during the ending credits subverts this - about mid0way, midway, it instead begins telling you to tough it out and never give up.
5th Jul '13 11:31:42 PM nombretomado
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* WoodlandCreatures: Quoth the [[HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix Snape]], "''Ob''viously".

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* WoodlandCreatures: Quoth the [[HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix Snape]], "''Ob''viously".
20th Dec '12 12:30:26 PM Psi001
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* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: How Clandestino managed to get as far taking over Bluffonia is anyone's guess. Though to his credit they never found out that secret.



* TheNarrator: Gene Deitch (of ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' fame) on the English dub.

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* TheNarrator: Gene Deitch (of ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' and ''Terrytoons'' fame) on the English dub.


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* ShesNotMyGirlfriend: As Zipper insists to the ever clingy Blossom.
6th Aug '12 6:25:43 PM Xtifr
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* BeleagueredAssistant: Clandestino's butler Sillycone, [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot who is a robot.]] [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotAwesome A cheerful British Robot]].

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* BeleagueredAssistant: Clandestino's butler Sillycone, [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot who is a robot.]] [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotAwesome A cheerful British Robot]].Robot.
12th Jun '12 2:45:56 PM Nire
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** Though the full version heard during the ending credits subverts this - about mid0way, it instead begins telling you to tough it out and never give up.
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