History WesternAnimation / Tugs

27th Jan '16 10:10:12 PM BNSF1995
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* SceneryGorn: "Munitions" features a ten-minute sequence of the docks blowing up.

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* SceneryGorn: "Munitions" features a ten-minute sequence of the docks blowing up.explosions, enough to make Creator/MichaelBay proud.
22nd Oct '15 12:23:22 AM Bladez636
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* NowWhichOneWasThatVoice: None of the voices for the characters were credited, only through investigation and crew confirmation were any voices identified. Patrick Allen (Captain Star) is a particularly easy voice to identify.



* ReCut: The TV versions of the episodes differ from the VHS versions.

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* ReCut: The TV versions of four of the episodes differ from the VHS versions.
7th Oct '15 8:34:43 AM HighCrate
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* TheKlutz: Warrior.

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* %%* TheKlutz: Warrior.



* MightyGlacier: What else would you expect from boats?

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* %%* MightyGlacier: What else would you expect from boats?
8th Sep '15 9:47:46 PM NinjaNerd757
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** Warrior says [[UnusualEuphemism "Sufferin' stacks"]] when surprised or alarmed.
* ReCut: The TV versions of the episodes differ from the VHS versions.
** The most infamous example is the episode "Munitions", which, depending on the version, decides a whether or not Big Mickey the Crane [[spoiler: "lives or dies".]]

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** Warrior says [[UnusualEuphemism "Sufferin' stacks"]] when surprised or alarmed.
* ReCut: The TV versions of the episodes differ from the VHS versions.
** The most infamous example is the episode "Munitions", which, depending on the version, decides a whether or not Big Mickey the Crane [[spoiler: "lives or dies".]]
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* ReCut: The TV versions of the episodes differ from the VHS versions.
** The most infamous example is the episode "Munitions", which, depending on the version, decides whether or not Big Mickey the Crane [[spoiler: lives or dies.]]
8th Sep '15 9:34:38 PM NinjaNerd757
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*ReCut: The TV versions of the episodes differ from the VHS versions.
** The most infamous example is the episode "Munitions", which, depending on the version, decides a whether or not Big Mickey the Crane [[spoiler: "lives or dies".]]
8th Sep '15 9:04:55 PM NinjaNerd757
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** At the time, Ringo Starr was cast as the narrator of Thomas the Tank Engine, TUGS sister show.
4th Sep '15 5:35:44 AM G-MANN
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* HeyItsThatVoice: Narrator Patrick Allen, whose distinctive, commanding voice was a familiar sound from British TV adverts and other films and programs (including the opening titles of the first series of Blackadder)
4th Sep '15 5:33:29 AM G-MANN
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* BritishAccents: Ten Cents has a Cockney accent, while Sunshine is a Geordie. Big Mac is [[ViolentGlaswegian Glaswegian]], Top Hat has an upper-class accent, while Hercules has a sort of CaryGrant thing going on. And yet it's set in America...

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* TheBlank: The ghost tugs.
* BritishAccents: Ten Cents has a Cockney accent, while Sunshine is a Geordie. Big Mac is [[ViolentGlaswegian Glaswegian]], OJ is Welsh, Top Hat has an upper-class accent, while Hercules has a sort of CaryGrant thing going on. And yet it's set in America...



* TheFaceless: Captain Starr and Captain Zero. The closest we see of any human is a megaphone.

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* TheFaceless: Captain Starr and Captain Zero. The closest we see of any human is a megaphone. Bizarrely, in "Jinxed", when Captain Star's megaphone falls out of his window, his amplified voice still carries on.



* HeterosexualLifePartners: Ten Cents and Sunshine.

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* HeterosexualLifePartners: Ten Cents and Sunshine. And Zip and Zug.
* HeyItsThatVoice: Narrator Patrick Allen, whose distinctive, commanding voice was a familiar sound from British TV adverts and other films and programs (including the opening titles of the first series of Blackadder)



* JerkAss: Bluenose. [[spoiler: Who nearly gets the whole harbour blown up]]



* LargeAndInCharge: Hercules and Zorran. Basically the larger the tug, the more status they tend to have. The small Harbour Switchers Ten Cents, Sunshine, Zip and Zug are almost like the babies of their families. And the huge ocean liners are treated like royalty.



* UpperClassTwit: Bluenose and Top Hat.

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* UpperClassTwit: Bluenose Top Hat and Top Hat.Bluenose.
19th Jul '15 12:25:00 PM YaBigDope
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* [[spoiler: DisneyDeath]]: [[spoiler: Ten Cents almost doesn't survive the explosion in "Munitions".]]
17th Jul '15 4:19:31 PM YaBigDope
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* BatmanGambit: Zorran pulls this in "Warrior". He says rude things about Warrior in front of Big Mac in order to make Big Mac so angry that he forgets his barge is still loading and becoming too heavy to keep afloat.

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* BatmanGambit: Zorran pulls this in "Warrior". He says rude things about Warrior in front of Big Mac in order to make Big Mac so angry that he forgets his barge is still loading and becoming too heavy to keep stay afloat.
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