History YMMV / BettyBoop

4th Aug '16 7:39:58 AM Prinzenick
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** Betty is supposed to be a sex symbol, but she's also underage in some locations (she's sixteen). On the other hand, Max Fleischer once admitted to being [[VagueAge indecisive about Betty's age]].

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** Betty is supposed to be a sex symbol, but she's also underage in some locations (she's sixteen). On the other hand, Max Fleischer once admitted the cartoons tend to being [[VagueAge indecisive about play fast and loose with Betty's age]].
10th Jul '16 7:48:42 AM PriceCheck
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* FridgeHorror: BettyBoop may be considered fetish fuel to some, but many have pointed out that anyone with a head that big would [[NeckSnap snap her neck]] the instant she tries to stand up, and her [[UncannyValley body proportions would look absolutely horrifying]] if she existed in real life. An example can be found [[http://www.destinationcreation.com/informatives/?p=505 here.]]
25th Jun '16 10:56:47 PM Pichu-kun
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* AdaptationDisplacement: More people have seen merchandise of Betty compared to those who have see her shorts.



* TheWeirdAlEffect: Betty's design took inspiration from the then-superstar Clara Bow. Clara's popularity dwindled when talkies emerged and now even classic film fans often don't know of her.

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* TheWeirdAlEffect: Betty's design took inspiration from the then-superstar Clara Bow. Clara's popularity dwindled when talkies emerged and now even classic film fans often don't know of her.
25th Jun '16 10:54:50 PM Pichu-kun
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* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming:
** One of the songs featured in the new iOS game Betty Boop Bop has Betty sing about how happy she is to be reunited with Bimbo.

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* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming:
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CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: One of the songs featured in the new iOS game Betty Boop Bop has Betty sing about how happy she is to be reunited with Bimbo.



* EnsembleDarkhorse: Betty herself in the old Bimbo cartoons, and it was her popularity that caused her to ascend to stardom while leaving Bimbo ''(the main character!)'' to [[DemotedToExtra fade]] [[PutOnABus into]] [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome obscurity.]]

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: EnsembleDarkhorse:
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Betty herself in the old Bimbo cartoons, and it was her popularity that caused her to ascend to stardom while leaving Bimbo ''(the main character!)'' to [[DemotedToExtra fade]] [[PutOnABus into]] [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome obscurity.]]



* TheScrappy: Pudgy the puppy, Betty's pet dog from the later shorts. He is widely disliked by fans of the cartoons, mainly for his overbearingly cloying nature and lack of any personality, and having many shorts centered around or co starring him didn't do the series any favors.
** ReplacementScrappy: Is often seen as a very bland replacement of Betty's more vivid boyfriend, Bimbo the Dog.
*** Fearless Fred is also seen as this, being a very one dimensional heroic love interest to Betty.

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* ReplacementScrappy:
** As mentioned below, Betty's dog Pudgy is this to fans of Bimbo (who was [[InterspeciesRomance Betty's boyfriend]]) due to his more plain personality.
** Fearless Fred is also seen as this, being a very one dimensional heroic love interest to Betty.
* TheScrappy: Pudgy the puppy, Betty's pet dog from the later shorts. He is widely disliked by fans of the cartoons, mainly for his overbearingly cloying nature and lack of any personality, and having many shorts centered around or co starring him didn't do the series any favors.
** ReplacementScrappy: Is
favors. He is also a ReplacementScrappy. Pudgy is often seen as a very bland replacement of Betty's more vivid boyfriend, Bimbo the Dog.
*** Fearless Fred is also seen as this, being a very one dimensional heroic love interest to Betty.
Dog.



** Betty is supposed to be a sex symbol, but she's also underage in some locations (she's sixteen). On the other hand, Max Fleischer once admitted to being indecisive about Betty's age.

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** Betty is supposed to be a sex symbol, but she's also underage in some locations (she's sixteen). On the other hand, Max Fleischer once admitted to being [[VagueAge indecisive about Betty's age.age]].


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* TheWeirdAlEffect: Betty's design took inspiration from the then-superstar Clara Bow. Clara's popularity dwindled when talkies emerged and now even classic film fans often don't know of her.
4th Sep '15 6:53:48 PM boobustuber
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* SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped: Surprisingly given the time, pretty much any time Betty is hit on by creepers or touched by them against her will, that's portrayed as being very wrong, even if she is flirty by nature. In general, it's not implied she's "asking for it".
5th Jun '15 2:22:15 AM erforce
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* SeinfeldIsUnfunny: Next to figures like [[WhoFramedRogerRabbit Jessica Rabbit]], it's hard to imagine a time when Betty Boop was considered genuinely racy and provocative. This is lampshaded in ''Rabbit'' itself, where Betty (who is now waiting tables) nostalgically notes that "I still got it!" next to one of Jessica's performances.

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* SeinfeldIsUnfunny: Next to figures like [[WhoFramedRogerRabbit [[Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit Jessica Rabbit]], it's hard to imagine a time when Betty Boop was considered genuinely racy and provocative. This is lampshaded in ''Rabbit'' itself, where Betty (who is now waiting tables) nostalgically notes that "I still got it!" next to one of Jessica's performances.
29th May '15 10:12:00 AM ironicusername
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* FridgeBrillance: In "Red Hot Mamma", Betty wanders into hell and proceeds to sing the jazzy "Hell's Bells". This could have been a subtle satire on how Jazz was considered "the devil's music" at the time.

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* FridgeBrillance: FridgeBrilliance: In "Red Hot Mamma", Betty wanders into hell and proceeds to sing the jazzy "Hell's Bells".Bells" musical number. This could have been a subtle satire on how Jazz was considered "the devil's music" at the time.
29th May '15 10:10:19 AM ironicusername
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* FridgeBrillance: In "Red Hot Mamma", Betty wanders into hell and proceeds to sing the jazzy "Hell's Bells". This could have been a subtle satire on how Jazz was considered "the devil's music" at the time.



* SeinfeldIsUnfunny: Next to figures like [[WhoFramedRogerRabbit Jessica Rabbit]], it's hard to imagine a time when Betty Boop was considered genuinely racy and provocative. This is lampshaded in the film itself, where Betty (who is now waiting tables) nostalgically notes that "I still got it!" next to one of Jessica's performances.

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* SeinfeldIsUnfunny: Next to figures like [[WhoFramedRogerRabbit Jessica Rabbit]], it's hard to imagine a time when Betty Boop was considered genuinely racy and provocative. This is lampshaded in the film ''Rabbit'' itself, where Betty (who is now waiting tables) nostalgically notes that "I still got it!" next to one of Jessica's performances.
12th May '15 2:14:15 PM DavidCowie
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** Betty is supposed to be a sex symbol, but she's also underage (she's sixteen).
*** On the other hand, Max Fleischer once admitted to being indecisive about Betty's age.

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** Betty is supposed to be a sex symbol, but she's also underage in some locations (she's sixteen).
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sixteen). On the other hand, Max Fleischer once admitted to being indecisive about Betty's age.
16th Apr '15 12:27:16 PM FurryKef
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* SeasonalRot: Once the Hays Office cracked down on the series in the mid 30s and Paramounts management forced Fleischer to make their works more family friendly, the Betty series went into a steep decline, with the shorts becoming much more dull and generic, and the Fleischers inability to add any interesting new elements to the series (barring Grampy) didn't help.

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* SeasonalRot: Once the Hays Office cracked down on the series in the mid 30s and Paramounts Paramount's management forced Fleischer to make their works more family friendly, the Betty series went into a steep decline, with the shorts becoming much more dull and generic, and the Fleischers inability to add any interesting new elements to the series (barring Grampy) didn't help.
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