History WesternAnimation / TheWorldOfDavidTheGnome

5th Jun '16 1:54:08 PM Ayal92
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** Which causes a tiny bit of FridgeLogic if thought about too much -- since, as noted below, gnomes are always twins, why didn't the audience ever see Susan's twin? David and Lisa never even mention any other grandchildren.
*** FridgeHorror -- just because gnomes have twins doesn't mean both twins ''survive'' into childhood...
21st Feb '16 12:46:11 PM Surenity
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* [[AutomatonHorse Automaton Fox]]: Swift, to the extreme.

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* [[AutomatonHorse Automaton Fox]]: Swift, to the extreme. In one episode he takes David from Europe to the Himalayas without much of a problem.
3rd Nov '15 9:12:34 AM jccw227
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* [[spoiler: TogetherInDeath: David and Lisa]]
8th Apr '15 7:10:00 PM jccw227
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* EyeScream: In the first episode, David is recalling several cases he's had as a doctor, one in particular, tending to a badger who got a splinter stuck in his eye.



* HeyItsThatVoice: David is [[Series/HappyDays Howard Cunningham]].
** David's wife Lisa is LittleLulu.
** Swift the Fox is [[VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIII Manuel Palaiologos]].
8th Nov '14 12:36:42 PM YHUGYUTYH
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8th Nov '14 8:06:10 AM Angeldeb82
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* AllTrollsAreDifferent: [[TheKlutz Clumsy]]? Check. [[AlwaysChaoticEvil Evil race]]? Check. [[TakenForGranite Turn to stone in sunlight]]? [[{{Beat}} ...]] Check.

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* AllTrollsAreDifferent: [[TheKlutz Clumsy]]? Clumsy?]] Check. [[AlwaysChaoticEvil Evil race]]? race?]] Check. [[TakenForGranite Turn to stone in sunlight]]? sunlight?]] [[{{Beat}} ...]] Check.



* {{Distressed Dude}}s: David and Swift get imprisoned by the trolls in the second episode, requiring Lisa to find and rescue them.



* HeyItsThatVoice: David is [[HappyDays Howard Cunningham]].
** David's wife Lisa is {{Little Lulu}}.

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* HeyItsThatVoice: David is [[HappyDays [[Series/HappyDays Howard Cunningham]].
** David's wife Lisa is {{Little Lulu}}.LittleLulu.



* JamesBondage: David and Swift get imprisoned by the trolls in the second episode, requiring Lisa to find and rescue them.
22nd Jul '14 4:52:48 PM Camassia
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'''The World of David the Gnome''' (1985) was a Spanish animated television series based on the children's books ''{{Gnomes}}'' and ''The Secret Book of Gnomes'', by the Dutch author Wil Huygen and illustrator Rien Poortvliet. The English dub aired on {{Nickelodeon}} in the late [[TheEighties 1980s]] and early [[TheNineties 1990s]], and followed the adventures of one David the Gnome, who in most episodes traveled through the forest on his pet fox Swift and rescued animals that were injured or in danger.

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'''The World of David the Gnome''' (1985) was a Spanish animated television series based on the children's books ''{{Gnomes}}'' ''{{Literature/Gnomes}}'' and ''The Secret Book of Gnomes'', by the Dutch author Wil Huygen and illustrator Rien Poortvliet. The English dub aired on {{Nickelodeon}} in the late [[TheEighties 1980s]] and early [[TheNineties 1990s]], and followed the adventures of one David the Gnome, who in most episodes traveled through the forest on his pet fox Swift and rescued animals that were injured or in danger.
22nd Jul '14 4:50:41 PM Camassia
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'''The World of David the Gnome''' (1985) was a Spanish animated television series based on the children's books ''The Gnomes'' and ''The Secret Book of Gnomes'', by the Dutch author Wil Huygen and illustrator Rien Poortvliet. The English dub aired on {{Nickelodeon}} in the late [[TheEighties 1980s]] and early [[TheNineties 1990s]], and followed the adventures of one David the Gnome, who in most episodes traveled through the forest on his pet fox Swift and rescued animals that were injured or in danger.

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'''The World of David the Gnome''' (1985) was a Spanish animated television series based on the children's books ''The Gnomes'' ''{{Gnomes}}'' and ''The Secret Book of Gnomes'', by the Dutch author Wil Huygen and illustrator Rien Poortvliet. The English dub aired on {{Nickelodeon}} in the late [[TheEighties 1980s]] and early [[TheNineties 1990s]], and followed the adventures of one David the Gnome, who in most episodes traveled through the forest on his pet fox Swift and rescued animals that were injured or in danger.
26th Apr '14 9:28:07 PM Surenity
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* NeverBareheaded: A gnome can never remove their hat in public, as it's taboo.
20th Feb '14 8:24:27 PM ZanyDragon
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* BittersweetEnding: In the last episode, David and his wife Lisa die of old age. Traumatized and lonely, Swift moves on to make new friends with a glasses-wearing David look-a-like named Christopher and his vixen.

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* BittersweetEnding: In the last episode, David and his wife Lisa die of old age. Traumatized and lonely, Swift moves on to make new friends with a glasses-wearing David look-a-like named Christopher and his vixen.vixen Agnes.



* CatsAreMean: Played with. It's not that they're mean, gnomes just have a hard time communicating with them so cat will sometimes (not always however) treat them like prey.

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* CatsAreMean: Played with. It's not that they're mean, gnomes just have a hard time communicating with them so cat will sometimes (not always always, however) treat them like prey.



*** FridgeHorror - just because gnomes have twins doesn't mean both twins ''survive'' into childhood...

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*** FridgeHorror - -- just because gnomes have twins doesn't mean both twins ''survive'' into childhood...



* HappilyMarried: David and Lisa

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* HappilyMarried: David and LisaLisa.



** David's wife Lisa is {{Little Lulu}}
** Swift the Fox is [[VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIII Manuel Palaiologos]]

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** David's wife Lisa is {{Little Lulu}}
Lulu}}.
** Swift the Fox is [[VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIII Manuel Palaiologos]]Palaiologos]].



* NoFourthWall: David and his wife frequently address the audience directly, 'educating' them about the gnomish lifestyle.

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* NoFourthWall: David and his wife Lisa frequently address the audience directly, 'educating' "educating" them about the gnomish lifestyle.



** The last episode implies that the 400 year lifespan is a choice rather than an actual requirement, but that after that point gnomes are subject to greatly reduced quality of life, being hit by many of the ravages of age in a short amount of time.
* OurGnomesAreWeirder: Not necessarily mad but definitely non-blue [[TheSmurfs smurfs]] with some stripes of UndergroundMonkey, CantArgueWithElves, and SpeaksFluentAnimal. Also MindManipulation, {{Telepathy}}, and HorseOfADifferentColor.

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** The last episode implies that the 400 year 400-year lifespan is a choice rather than an actual requirement, but that after that point gnomes are subject to greatly reduced quality of life, being hit by many of the ravages of age in a short amount of time.
* OurGnomesAreWeirder: Not necessarily mad mad, but definitely non-blue [[TheSmurfs smurfs]] with some stripes of UndergroundMonkey, CantArgueWithElves, and SpeaksFluentAnimal. Also MindManipulation, {{Telepathy}}, and HorseOfADifferentColor.



* TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation



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