History WesternAnimation / TwelveOunceMouse

16th Jun '16 3:08:52 PM ryanasaurus0077
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* MindScrew: There are two attitudes toward this show: the fans who love it, and the people who literally don't even think it has a plot. At all. They don't mean it as a pejorative--they literally aren't aware of the actual plot.

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* MindScrew: All over the place. There are two attitudes toward this show: the fans who love it, and the people who literally don't even think it has a plot. At all. They don't mean it as a pejorative--they literally aren't aware of the actual plot.
16th Jun '16 2:28:49 AM Morgenthaler
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* MindScrew: And how!
** There are two attitudes toward this show: the fans who love it, and the people who literally don't even think it has a plot. At all. They don't mean it as a pejorative--they literally aren't aware of the actual plot.

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* MindScrew: And how!
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There are two attitudes toward this show: the fans who love it, and the people who literally don't even think it has a plot. At all. They don't mean it as a pejorative--they literally aren't aware of the actual plot.
16th Jun '16 2:28:27 AM Morgenthaler
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* '''MindScrew:''' And how!

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* '''MindScrew:''' MindScrew: And how!
16th Jun '16 2:28:05 AM Morgenthaler
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* BigBadDuumvirate: Shark and RBM.

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* CerebusSyndrome
* TheChessmaster: Rectangular Businessman
* ChekhovsGun: Many. Some of them are debated.

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* CrapsackWorld
* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Fitz, Roostre.

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* DerangedAnimation
* DomesticOnlyCartoon

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* EldritchAbomination: Amalockh
* EnergyBeings

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* TheFool: Peanut Cop.

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* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: [[spoiler:Rhoda]]

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* JigsawPuzzlePlot

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* LivingShadow
* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters
* LotusEaterMachine

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* MusicalEpisode: "Auraphull".

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* OnlySaneMan: Roostre and Liquor.

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* OverlyLongGag: Several.

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* TownWithADarkSecret

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* TheUnintelligible: Skillet, among others.

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16th Jun '16 2:27:06 AM Morgenthaler
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'''''12 oz. Mouse''''' (sometimes [[PortmanteauSeriesNickname abbreviated]] as ''ozmo'') is a 21-episode animated series that ran on Creator/AdultSwim from 2005-2007. It was the brainchild and pet project of ''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce'' co-creator Matt Maiellaro.

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'''''12 ''12 oz. Mouse''''' Mouse'' (sometimes [[PortmanteauSeriesNickname abbreviated]] as ''ozmo'') is a 21-episode animated series that ran on Creator/AdultSwim from 2005-2007. It was the brainchild and pet project of ''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce'' co-creator Matt Maiellaro.



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7th Aug '15 12:39:30 PM BadSplice
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* AmateurCast: The "cast" is made up of [[DescendedCreator the creator]], the producers, a musician and people who worked for the animation studio.
9th Jul '15 1:41:35 AM StevieWillShowYou
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''12 oz. Mouse'' (sometimes [[PortmanteauSeriesNickname abbreviated]] as ''ozmo'') was a 21-episode animated series that ran on Creator/AdultSwim from 2005-2007. It was the brainchild and pet project of ''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce'' co-creator Matt Maiellaro.

The narrative centered around Mouse Fitzgerald (a.k.a Fitz), a green, beer-swilling, [[ChaoticNeutral chaotic neutral]] [[FunnyAnimal mouse]] who lives in a [[CrapsackWorld violent, nihilistic town]] apparently made out of cardboard. Fitz takes on a series of oddjobs for Shark, a non-anthropomorphic blue shark, and botches each one spectacularly through his propensity for drinking and his [[TheDitz inability to focus]] on the simplest of tasks. As the series progresses, Fitz begins to have [[FlashBack flashbacks]] of a lost previous life, including a [[DisappearedDad wife and daughter]] he didn't know he had. As he attempts to put together his forgotten past, he runs afoul of several of the town's more bizarre citizens, including a giant eyeball, a one-handed corndog farmer, and a wealthy square. Everyone knows something that they're not telling, but most of them have problems of their own.

Though ''ozmo'' is remarkable for its moody story, its brilliant soundtrack, and its breathy, melodramatic voice acting, the series is mostly remembered for its abject visual austerity--most of the characters are rendered in simple line drawings (hand-drawn by Maiellaro) and the backgrounds are rarely more detailed than that. Maiellaro [[http://www.shriekingtree.com/12_oz_Mouse/ joked]] that he pitched the series by telling the network "This will cost about five dollars and will take some of the paper sitting in the copier.", and it's not too hard to believe him.

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''12 '''''12 oz. Mouse'' Mouse''''' (sometimes [[PortmanteauSeriesNickname abbreviated]] as ''ozmo'') was is a 21-episode animated series that ran on Creator/AdultSwim from 2005-2007. It was the brainchild and pet project of ''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce'' co-creator Matt Maiellaro.

The show's narrative centered centers around Mouse Fitzgerald (a.k.a Fitz), ("Fitz"), a green, beer-swilling, [[ChaoticNeutral chaotic neutral]] [[FunnyAnimal mouse]] who lives in a [[CrapsackWorld violent, nihilistic town]] apparently made out of cardboard. Fitz takes on a series of oddjobs for Shark, a non-anthropomorphic blue shark, and botches each one spectacularly through his propensity for drinking and his [[TheDitz inability to focus]] on the simplest of tasks. As the series progresses, Fitz begins to have has [[FlashBack flashbacks]] of a lost previous life, including a [[DisappearedDad wife and daughter]] he didn't know he had. As he attempts to put together his forgotten past, he runs afoul of several of the town's more bizarre citizens, including a giant eyeball, a one-handed corndog farmer, and a wealthy square. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin square]]. Everyone knows something that something, but they're not telling, but and most of them have problems of their own.

own problems.

Though ''ozmo'' is remarkable for its moody story, its brilliant soundtrack, and its breathy, melodramatic voice acting, the series is mostly remembered for its abject visual austerity--most austerity. Most of the characters are rendered in simple line drawings (hand-drawn by Maiellaro) and the backgrounds are rarely more detailed than that. that; Maiellaro [[http://www.shriekingtree.com/12_oz_Mouse/ joked]] that he pitched the series by telling the network network, "This will cost about five dollars and will take some of the paper sitting in the copier.", and " If you've ever seen the show, it's not too hard to believe him.



!!This show provides examples of:

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!!This show provides examples of:
!! "I've got a lot on my mind and a lot of tropes in my hand."



* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Skillet in the series finale. And depending on [[GainaxEnding how you see the ending]], everyone else who died on the show]].

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* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Skillet in the series finale. And depending on [[GainaxEnding how you see the ending]], everyone else who died on the show]].show.]]



* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Just about everyone. Due to the bizarre nature of their world, it's difficult to tell whether someone is being a TalkativeLoon or is actually giving real background info. This is compounded by the cast being frequently attacked by "anti-language gas".

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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Just about everyone. Due to the bizarre nature of their the show's world, it's difficult to tell you'll probably have trouble telling whether someone is being a TalkativeLoon or is actually giving real background info. This is compounded by the cast being frequently attacked by "anti-language gas".



* CuteButCacophonic: Skillet. His single frame of animation is adorable, but he speaks in loud squealing noises.
* CrypticConversation: ''Every single conversation ever made by any character on the show. Period.''
* TheCity - in the first two seasons, averted in the internet episode.

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* CuteButCacophonic: Skillet. His Skillet's single frame of animation is adorable, but he speaks in loud squealing noises.
* CrypticConversation: ''Every '''CrypticConversation:''' Every single conversation ever made by any from every character on the show. Period.''
in this whole show counts.
* TheCity - TheCity: Played straight in the first two seasons, averted in the internet Internet episode.



* EternalRecurrence: It's heavily implied that the town is stuck in a loop that has gone on for at least one iteration. Liquor even tells Roostre that's he's "too close to resetting everything".

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* EternalRecurrence: It's heavily implied that the town is stuck in a loop that has gone on for through at least one iteration. Liquor even tells Roostre that's he's "too close to resetting everything".



* GainaxEnding / NoEnding: On one hand, [[spoiler:the antagonists are killed off and the heroes leave the city behind]] on the other hand, no answers are given to Fitz's past, and a number of other plot threads are left dangling.
** The DVD release is labeled as "vol. 1" so it's possible that they intended to continue the series past the internet-only episode. About eight years later, that's yet to happen.

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* GainaxEnding / NoEnding: On one hand, [[spoiler:the antagonists are killed off and the heroes leave the city behind]] on behind]]. On the other hand, the show offers no answers are given to about Fitz's past, past and a number of other plot threads are left dangling.
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dangling. The DVD release is labeled as "vol. 1" "Vol. 1", so it's possible that they [adult swim] could've intended to continue the series past the one internet-only episode. About eight years later, that's yet to happen.(That doesn't seem likely nowadays, though.)



* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: [[spoiler:Rhoda]].

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* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: [[spoiler:Rhoda]].[[spoiler:Rhoda]]



* MindScrew: ''And how!''
** There are two attitudes toward this show: the fans, and the people who literally don't even think it has a plot. No, really. At all. They don't mean it as a pejorative, they literally aren't aware it exists.

to:

* MindScrew: ''And how!''
'''MindScrew:''' And how!
** There are two attitudes toward this show: the fans, fans who love it, and the people who literally don't even think it has a plot. No, really.plot. At all. They don't mean it as a pejorative, they pejorative--they literally aren't aware it exists.of the actual plot.
* TheMovie: Sort of--the show's DVD release edits all the show's episodes together into a single "movie".



* OntologicalMystery: The show's main story is that Fitz starts realizing that he's in one. He starts having flashbacks to an earlier life, starts noticing that people are hiding things, and realizes that he doesn't even remember ever moving to the town. The story develops into his quest to find the answers to his past.

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* OntologicalMystery: The show's main story is that Fitz starts realizing that he's in one. He starts having flashbacks to an earlier life, starts noticing that people are hiding things, and realizes that he doesn't even remember ever moving to the town. The story develops into his quest to find the answers to his past.



--> '''Shark''': "Get me everyone."
--> '''RBM''': What do you mean by 'everyone'? You want the tie-bots, or the hovervacs?"
--> '''Shark''': "'''EVERYONE!!!'''"

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--> '''Shark''': "Get Get me everyone."
everyone.
--> '''RBM''': What do you mean by 'everyone'? You want the tie-bots, or the hovervacs?"
hovervacs?
--> '''Shark''': "'''EVERYONE!!!'''"'''EVERYONE!!!'''



--> '''Eye''': "Someone sounds mad back there."
--> [[spoiler:'''Evil!Eye''': (grows an arm, takes out a gun, and points it at the Eye) "Yes. Someone does."]]

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--> '''Eye''': "Someone Someone sounds mad back there."
there.
--> [[spoiler:'''Evil!Eye''': (grows ''[grows an arm, takes out a gun, and points it at the Eye) "Yes.Eye]'' Yes. Someone does."]]]]



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->'''''12 OZ. MOUSE, 12 OZ. MOUSE, 12 OZ. MOUSE, 12 OZ. MOUSE, 12 OZ. MOUSE'''''

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28th Jun '15 2:35:14 AM johnnycade7
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** The DVD release is labeled as "vol. 1" so it's possible that they intended to continue the series past the internet-only episode. Almost four years later, that's yet to happen.

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** The DVD release is labeled as "vol. 1" so it's possible that they intended to continue the series past the internet-only episode. Almost four About eight years later, that's yet to happen.
28th May '15 7:58:35 PM Llygodenfawr
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Though ''ozmo'' is remarkable for its moody story, its brilliant soundtrack, and its breathy, melodramatic voice acting, the series is mostly remembered for its abject visual austerity- most of the characters are rendered in simple line drawings (hand-drawn by Maiellaro) and the backgrounds are rarely more detailed than that. Maiellaro [[http://www.shriekingtree.com/12_oz_Mouse/ joked]] that he pitched the series by telling the network "This will cost about five dollars and will take some of the paper sitting in the copier.", and it's not too hard to believe him.

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Though ''ozmo'' is remarkable for its moody story, its brilliant soundtrack, and its breathy, melodramatic voice acting, the series is mostly remembered for its abject visual austerity- most austerity--most of the characters are rendered in simple line drawings (hand-drawn by Maiellaro) and the backgrounds are rarely more detailed than that. Maiellaro [[http://www.shriekingtree.com/12_oz_Mouse/ joked]] that he pitched the series by telling the network "This will cost about five dollars and will take some of the paper sitting in the copier.", and it's not too hard to believe him.
24th Apr '15 11:44:54 AM YHXDRTSDFRYRTFYH
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