History WesternAnimation / TheCatCameBack

19th May '16 5:10:27 PM mlsmithca
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* PrecisionFStrike: Mr. Johnson comes very close to delivering one when he approaches the cow tied to the railway track and exclaims "What the ffffffffff.....?" Doubles as GettingCrapPastTheRadar because this is an NFB cartoon, after all.

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* PrecisionFStrike: Mr. Johnson comes very close to delivering one when he approaches the cow tied to the railway track and exclaims "What the ffffffffff.....ffff...?" Doubles as GettingCrapPastTheRadar because this is an NFB cartoon, after all.
1st May '16 2:18:49 PM ryanasaurus0077
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* DisproportionateRetribution:
** At first. Mr. Johnson initially wants to get rid of the cat because it knocked a baby rattle out of his hand (like that ''wouldn't'' happen when playing with a cat?). His efforts become a bit more understandable as the cat becomes more destructive - though considering how the cat didn't really do anything legitimately bad before being tossed out, [[FridgeBrilliance it's possible that it is getting some retribution of its own in its actions, resulting in an escalating cycle between the two participants]].
** His initial reason for wanting to get rid of the cat may be justified, at least to him; it's implied that the baby rattle was a keepsake from Mr. Johnson's own babyhood and was therefore sentimentally valuable to him. Judging by the sound it made when it hit the floor, and his horrified reaction, it ''broke''.

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* DisproportionateRetribution:
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DisproportionateRetribution: At first. Mr. Johnson initially wants to get rid of the cat because it knocked a baby rattle out of his hand (like that ''wouldn't'' happen when playing with a cat?). His efforts become a bit more understandable as the cat becomes more destructive - though considering how the cat didn't really do anything legitimately bad before being tossed out, [[FridgeBrilliance it's possible that it is getting some retribution of its own in its actions, resulting in an escalating cycle between the two participants]].
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participants]]. However, his initial reason for wanting to get rid of the cat may be justified, at least to him; him, in that it's implied that the baby rattle was a keepsake from Mr. Johnson's own babyhood and was therefore sentimentally valuable to him. Judging by the sound it made when it hit the floor, and his horrified reaction, it ''broke''.
30th Apr '16 11:06:21 PM mlsmithca
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* CurseCutShort: When Mr. Johnson sees the cow (''see above''), he blurts out, "What the fff----?"

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* CurseCutShort: When Mr. Johnson sees the cow (''see above''), tied to the railway tracks, he blurts out, "What the fff----?"fff--?"



* DerangedAnimation: Especially during the scenes where Mr. Johnson starts to go insane when he tried to get rid of the Cat in many hilarious and crazy ways.
* DisproportionateRetribution: At first. Mr. Johnson initially wants to get rid of the cat because it knocked a baby rattle out of his hand (like that ''wouldn't'' happen when playing with a cat?). His efforts become a bit more understandable as the cat becomes more destructive - though considering how the cat didn't really do anything legitimately bad before being tossed out, [[FridgeBrilliance it's possible that it is getting some retribution of its own in its actions, resulting in an escalating cycle between the two participants]].

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* DerangedAnimation: Especially during the scenes where Mr. Johnson starts to go insane when he tried tries to get rid of the Cat in many hilarious and crazy ways.
* DisproportionateRetribution: DisproportionateRetribution:
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At first. Mr. Johnson initially wants to get rid of the cat because it knocked a baby rattle out of his hand (like that ''wouldn't'' happen when playing with a cat?). His efforts become a bit more understandable as the cat becomes more destructive - though considering how the cat didn't really do anything legitimately bad before being tossed out, [[FridgeBrilliance it's possible that it is getting some retribution of its own in its actions, resulting in an escalating cycle between the two participants]].



** Actually, the cat just bats lightly at Johnson's hand holding the rattle, causing him to drop it. It was at least as much Johnson's fault as it was the cat's.



->''But {{the cat came back}}, the very next day...''

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->''But {{the cat came back}}, TheCatCameBack, the very next day...''
23rd Mar '16 4:58:30 AM Andyroid
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* EscalatingWar: As the short continues, Mr. Johnson's attempts to get rid of the cat get more and more over-the-top, and the cat does more and more damage to Mr. Johnson's house in retaliation.
8th Mar '16 5:21:22 PM ANTMuddle
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* RockBottom: If the lyrics include "it couldn't get any worse," it ''definitely'' qualifies.
9th Dec '15 4:22:54 PM ANTMuddle
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* EatTheCamera: On the runaway minecart.
4th Oct '15 11:38:41 AM lledsmar
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* RapidFireComedy
3rd Oct '15 1:55:48 PM lledsmar
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*RapidFireComedy
22nd Sep '15 3:14:09 PM Conradus
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** Actually, the cat just bats lightly at Johnson's hand holding the rattle, causing him to drop it. It was at least as much Johnson's fault as it was the cat's.
13th Sep '15 8:55:55 PM rodneyAnonymous
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'''''The Cat Came Back''''' is a 1988 [[AnimatedFilms Animated Short]] set to the tune of the 1893 comic song "The Cat Came Back", illustrating [[TheCatCameBack that trope]]. The short, directed by Creator/CordellBarker for Richard Condie and the NationalFilmBoardOfCanada, features the hapless "Old Mr. Johnson" and his [[SerialEscalation escalating]] but fruitless attempts to rid himself of the cat.

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'''''The Cat Came Back''''' is a 1988 [[AnimatedFilms Animated Short]] set to the tune of the 1893 comic song "The Cat Came Back", illustrating [[TheCatCameBack that trope]]. The short, directed by Creator/CordellBarker for Richard Condie and the NationalFilmBoardOfCanada, features the hapless "Old Mr. Johnson" and his [[SerialEscalation escalating]] but fruitless attempts to rid himself of the a cat.
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