History YMMV / Bambi

19th Feb '17 7:20:59 AM YetAnotherAutist
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* {{Woolseyism}}: The Norwegian re-dub changes the line Thumper says in the beginning from: "Sure, let's go with that." to "Sure, that would rather fit!" Giving a plenty better reason to use the "Bambi" name.
12th Feb '17 10:57:32 PM MasterofGalaxies4628
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* AdaptationDisplacement: The Disney adaptation is ''much'' more well known than the original Felix Salten book. It's rather strange that few people know it was based on a book since it mentions in the opening credits that the movie was based on Felix Salten's story... Not only that, it's a serious, gritty book. Most people, though, would assume that it's a pop-up book or something. The poster for the movie was even a picture of the book.

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* AdaptationDisplacement: The Disney adaptation Par the course for just about anything adapted by Disney, the film is ''much'' more well known than the original Felix Salten book. It's rather strange that few people know it was based on a book since it mentions in the opening credits that the movie was based on Felix Salten's story...story (then again, most people don't pay much attention to credits in the first place). Not only that, it's a serious, gritty book. Most people, though, would assume that it's a pop-up book or something. The poster for the movie was even a picture of the book.



** The hunter. A bloodthirsty EvilPoacher who hunts for the fun of killing animals, an ordinary sport hunter with no evil intent (less likely, given how it was and is illegal to shoot deer out of season), or just a poor, hungry man desperate to fill the cooking pot?

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** The hunter. A bloodthirsty EvilPoacher who hunts for the fun of killing animals, an [[ObliviouslyEvil ordinary sport hunter with no evil intent intent]] (less likely, given how it was and still is illegal to shoot deer out of season), or just a poor, hungry man desperate to fill the cooking pot?



* AngstWhatAngst: Bambi's mother's death. Bambi and everyone else seems to get over it pretty darn quick, especially since right after Bambi's father tells him of her death, [[MoodWhiplash it instantly cuts to scene with birds singing happily.]] Bambi's mom is never even brought up again.

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** For that matter, is it even the same hunter(s) from one encounter to the next?
* AngstWhatAngst: Bambi's mother's death. Bambi and everyone else seems to get over it pretty darn quick, especially since right after Bambi's father tells him of her death, [[MoodWhiplash it instantly cuts to scene spring with birds singing happily.]] happily]]. Bambi's mom is never even brought up again.again. The midquel tries to avert this, but both Bambi and his father seem to be past the grieving stage by the end of the story, which takes place over about five days.



* AwesomeMusic: A killer combo of Frank Churchill's unforgettable songs and Edward Plumb's mantovani cue filled score results in Bambi having a very memorable soundtrack.

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* AwesomeMusic: A killer combo of Frank Churchill's unforgettable songs and Edward Plumb's mantovani cue filled cue-filled score results in Bambi ''Bambi'' having a very memorable soundtrack.



* BadassDecay: Depends on your opinion. Either the midquel did a pretty good job of doing this to the formerly solemn and dignified Great Prince, or it makes him more badass by boosting his PapaWolf tendencies and having him directly take on a pack of vicious hunting dogs to save his son, all the while voiced by ''Patrick Stewart'' this time round.

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* BadassDecay: Depends on your opinion. Either the midquel did a pretty good job of doing this to the formerly solemn and dignified Great Prince, or it makes him more badass by boosting his PapaWolf tendencies and having him directly take on a pack of vicious hunting dogs to save his son, all the while voiced by ''Patrick Stewart'' ''Creator/PatrickStewart'' this time round.



* EnsembleDarkhorse: Thumper got his own ''merchandise line.''
** Same goes for Miss Bunny who also have her own merchandise line in Japan especially at Tokyo Disneyland.

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: EnsembleDarkhorse:
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Thumper got his own ''merchandise line.''
** Same goes for his mate, Miss Bunny Bunny, who also have has her own merchandise line [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff in Japan Japan]], especially at Tokyo Disneyland.



-->"Bambi II is going into the Disney Vault. After just 70 days on sale, the glorious Bambi II goes into the Disney Vault for 10 years along with Cinderella II, [[CallBack Bambi 2002]], Sleeping Beauty III: Lil' Sleepy Meets Aladdin, Hunchback VI: Air Dog Quasi, Mulan VIII: The Prozoids Strike Back, Jungle Book 3.0: Jungle Blog, and [[BreadEggsSquick 101 Felations]]."
* HoYay: Between Bambi and Flower when they were little. They even have a MeetCute, for god's sake, as explained by Blog/UnshavedMouse [[http://unshavedmouse.com/2012/08/29/disney-reviews-by-the-unshaved-mouse-5-bambi/ here]]. Flower even named his child after Bambi, the guy he, as far as we know, only shared two scenes with.

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-->"Bambi II is going into the Disney Vault. After just 70 days on sale, the glorious Bambi II goes into the Disney Vault for 10 years along with Cinderella II, [[CallBack Bambi 2002]], Sleeping Beauty III: Lil' Sleepy Meets Aladdin, Hunchback VI: Air Dog Quasi, Mulan VIII: The Prozoids Strike Back, Jungle Book 3.0: Jungle Blog, and [[BreadEggsSquick [[BreadEggsMilkSquick 101 Felations]]."
* HoYay: Between Bambi and Flower when they were little. They even have a MeetCute, for god's God's sake, as explained by Blog/UnshavedMouse [[http://unshavedmouse.com/2012/08/29/disney-reviews-by-the-unshaved-mouse-5-bambi/ here]]. Flower even named his child after Bambi, the guy he, as far as we know, only shared two scenes with.with (in the first film, at least).



* {{Moe}}: Bambi (and by extension Faline, the two fawns they have as adults, and even Ronno to some degree) is likely the cutest white-tailed deer fawn you'll ever see. There's a reason Creator/OsamuTezuka used him as the basis for the distinctive large eye style of anime.



* SoOkayItsAverage: While ''Bambi II'' is considered among the better Disney sequels, few consider it to be as good as the original movie and it is usually seen as average at best. The main complaints stem from that it either adds [[ItsTheSameNowItSucks too little new to the Bambi universe]], or the changes it did make (I.e. Playing up contemporary humor, humanizing the characters personalities and using pop songs) [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks were not for the better.]]

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* SoOkayItsAverage: While ''Bambi II'' is considered among the better Disney sequels, few consider it to be as good as the original movie and it is usually seen as average at best. The main complaints stem from that it either adds [[ItsTheSameNowItSucks too little new to the Bambi universe]], or the changes it did make (I.(i.e. Playing up contemporary humor, humanizing the characters personalities and using pop songs) [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks were not for the better.]]



--->'''Ronno''': Bambi? Isn't that a girl's name?

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--->'''Ronno''': --->'''Ronno:''' Bambi? Isn't that a girl's name?



* {{Wangst}}: Bambi has this moment in ''Bambi II'' when he discovers his father was planning to send him off to live with another doe. And this is after they actually began to develop a bond with each other! And why? All because it's [[BecauseDestinySaysSo ''what a prince would do.'']] It actually gets Bambi so upset that he tells his dad:
--> '''Bambi:''' I wish Mother was here [[CallingTheOldManOut instead]] [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome of]] [[IWishedYouWereDead YOU!]]


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* {{Wangst}}: Bambi has this moment in ''Bambi II'' when he discovers his father was planning to send him off to live with another doe. And this is after they actually began to develop a bond with each other! And why? All because it's "[[BecauseDestinySaysSo what a prince would do]]." It actually gets Bambi so upset that he tells his dad:
-->'''Bambi:''' I wish Mother was here [[CallingTheOldManOut instead]] [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome of]] [[IWishedYouWereDead YOU!]]
3rd Feb '17 11:07:51 PM creader
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* [[{{Sequelitis}} Midquelitis]] / SoOkayItsAverage: While ''Bambi II'' is considered among the better Disney sequels, few consider it to be as good as the original movie and it is usually seen as average at best. The main complaints stem from that it either adds [[ItsTheSameNowItSucks too little new to the Bambi universe]], or the changes it did make (I.e. Playing up contemporary humor, humanizing the characters personalities and using pop songs) [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks were not for the better.]]

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* [[{{Sequelitis}} Midquelitis]] / PeripheryDemographic: It's well documented that his film was popular with, of all people, men shipping out to fight in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. Pictures of the characters were common as the nose art of planes and tanks. A few munition factories even stamped pictures of Thumper to blockbuster bombs.
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SoOkayItsAverage: While ''Bambi II'' is considered among the better Disney sequels, few consider it to be as good as the original movie and it is usually seen as average at best. The main complaints stem from that it either adds [[ItsTheSameNowItSucks too little new to the Bambi universe]], or the changes it did make (I.e. Playing up contemporary humor, humanizing the characters personalities and using pop songs) [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks were not for the better.]]
10th Jan '17 5:42:37 AM Prinzenick
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* AdaptationDisplacement: It's rather strange that few people know it was based on a book since it mentions in the opening credits that the movie was based on Felix Salten's story... Not only that, it's a serious, gritty book. Most people, though, would assume that it's a pop-up book or something. The poster for the movie was a picture of the book.

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* AdaptationDisplacement: The Disney adaptation is ''much'' more well known than the original Felix Salten book. It's rather strange that few people know it was based on a book since it mentions in the opening credits that the movie was based on Felix Salten's story... Not only that, it's a serious, gritty book. Most people, though, would assume that it's a pop-up book or something. The poster for the movie was even a picture of the book.
27th Dec '16 2:24:04 PM Segal991
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* AngstWhatAngst: Bambi's mother's death. Bambi and everyone else seems to get over it pretty darn quick, especially since right after Bambi's father tells him of her death, [[MoodWhiplash it instantly cuts to scene with birds singing happily.]] Bambi's mom is never even brought up again.
20th Dec '16 6:21:06 PM Segal991
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** Lampshaded by Ronno in the Midquel:

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** Lampshaded Bambi, because of his [[DudeLooksLikeALady feminine appearance.]] However, all gender confusion about him is cleared up when he gets older, due to getting horns. His gender confusion is even lampshaded by Ronno in the Midquel:
6th Dec '16 10:34:58 AM Pichu-kun
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* AdaptationDisplacement: It's rather strange that few people know it was based on a book since it mentions in the opening credits that the movie was based on Felix Salten's story...
** Not only that, it's a serious, gritty book for adults. Most people, though, would assume that it's a pop-up book or something.
** The poster for the movie was a picture of the book.
* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: The hunter. A bloodthirsty EvilPoacher who hunts for the fun of killing animals, an ordinary sport hunter with no evil intent (less likely, given how it was and is illegal to shoot deer out of season), or just a poor, hungry man desperate to fill the cooking pot?

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* AdaptationDisplacement: It's rather strange that few people know it was based on a book since it mentions in the opening credits that the movie was based on Felix Salten's story...
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story... Not only that, it's a serious, gritty book for adults.book. Most people, though, would assume that it's a pop-up book or something. \n** The poster for the movie was a picture of the book.
* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: AlternativeCharacterInterpretation:
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The hunter. A bloodthirsty EvilPoacher who hunts for the fun of killing animals, an ordinary sport hunter with no evil intent (less likely, given how it was and is illegal to shoot deer out of season), or just a poor, hungry man desperate to fill the cooking pot?



* AwesomeArt: This was one of the first Disney movies to have animals (in this case, deer) brought to the studio for the artists to closely reference for more accurate depictions of their movement, as opposed to the deer in ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'', which look like flour sacks with long legs[[note]]Which is appropriate, as tumbling flour sacks are usually the first thing animators learn to animate[[/note]]. The result is easily one of the most beautiful films Disney ever made.

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* AwesomeArt: AwesomeArt:
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This was one of the first Disney movies to have animals (in this case, deer) brought to the studio for the artists to closely reference for more accurate depictions of their movement, as opposed to the deer in ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'', which look like flour sacks with long legs[[note]]Which is appropriate, as tumbling flour sacks are usually the first thing animators learn to animate[[/note]]. The result is easily one of the most beautiful films Disney ever made.



* FauxSymbolism: The scene where Bambi goes with his father after learning about his mother's death symbolizes the end of his childhood and innocence. This was exactly what Disney was going for with that scene.
** It was revealed in the Making of Bambi II that the butterflies seen in Bambi's dream sequence and at the end of the movie are meant to symbolize Bambi's love for his mother in the former and his father in the latter. [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments D'awww.]]

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* FauxSymbolism: FauxSymbolism:
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The scene where Bambi goes with his father after learning about his mother's death symbolizes the end of his childhood and innocence. This was exactly what Disney was going for with that scene.
** It was revealed in the Making "Making of Bambi II ''Bambi II''" that the butterflies seen in Bambi's dream sequence and at the end of the movie are meant to symbolize Bambi's love for his mother in the former and his father in the latter. [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments D'awww.]]



* MemeticMutation: Thumper's "If you can't say something nice, don't say nothing at all," line is used a lot nowadays, for [[{{GIFT}} obvious reasons]].

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* MemeticMutation: MemeticMutation:
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Thumper's "If you can't say something nice, don't say nothing at all," line is used a lot nowadays, for [[{{GIFT}} obvious reasons]].



* OneSceneWonder: Ronno in the original film. He comes literally out of nowhere, has no dialogue, no real characterization and isn't even named, and only has a couple minutes of screen time--[[NightmareFuel but what a scene it is!]]

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* OneSceneWonder: OneSceneWonder:
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Ronno in the original film. He comes literally out of nowhere, has no dialogue, no real characterization and isn't even named, and only has a couple minutes of screen time--[[NightmareFuel but what a scene it is!]]



* VisualEffectsOfAwesome: Bambi had more multiplane camera shots than any other film in Disney's history, and they are used to stunning effect, especially during the final shot of the opening, the "Little April Showers" sequence, and the ending. And then there's the painstakingly elaborate effects animation of the climatic forest fire...

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* VisualEffectsOfAwesome: Bambi VisualEffectsOfAwesome:
** ''Bambi''
had more multiplane camera shots than any other film in Disney's history, and they are used to stunning effect, especially during the final shot of the opening, the "Little April Showers" sequence, and the ending. And then there's the painstakingly elaborate effects animation of the climatic forest fire...
10th Jul '16 8:05:34 PM NWolfman
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** Within the studio, the line "Man is in the forest" became code amongst the animators for when Walt Disney was coming by to look at their work. (It was probably meant as a joke.)

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** Within the studio, the line "Man is in the forest" became a tongue-in-cheek code amongst the animators for when Walt Disney was coming by to look at their work. (It was probably meant as a joke.)work.
10th Apr '16 8:11:10 PM brb1006
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** Same goes for Miss Bunny who also have her own merchandise line in Japan especially at Tokyo Disneyland.
25th Jan '16 3:41:32 PM OffTheDeepEnd
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** Within the studio, "Man is in the forest" became code amongst the animators for when Walt was coming by to look at their work.

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** Within the studio, the line "Man is in the forest" became code amongst the animators for when Walt Disney was coming by to look at their work.work. (It was probably meant as a joke.)
* NarmCharm: The child voice actors aren't the best actors, but their performances are certainly cute.
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