History YMMV / ChickenLittle

13th Dec '17 10:57:05 PM TheJayman49
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* BrokenBase: There are, in fact, some people that genuinely like this film, regardless of its flaws. Along with people who just simply considers it [[SoOkayItsAverage okay]] at best.



* DeaderThanDisco: If Website/{{Youtube}} comments are anything to go by, this film was actually fairly well-liked when it first came out. As Disney started to show improvement by the time John Lasseter returned in [[Disney/MeetTheRobinsons 2007]], it became clear that this film is definitely one of their weakest.


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* VindicatedByHistory: Inverted. If Website/{{Youtube}} comments are anything to go by, this film was actually fairly well-liked when it first came out. As Disney started to show improvement by the time John Lasseter returned in [[Disney/MeetTheRobinsons 2007]], it became clear that this film is definitely one of their weakest.
10th Dec '17 10:50:34 AM nombretomado
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* DorkAge: The end result of the studio's worst one since ''Disney/TheBlackCauldron'' and is universally considered the lowest point for the DisneyAnimatedCanon. The good news is [[AuthorsSavingThrow the studio finally took notice and did something about it]].

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* DorkAge: The end result of the studio's worst one since ''Disney/TheBlackCauldron'' and is universally considered the lowest point for the DisneyAnimatedCanon.Franchise/DisneyAnimatedCanon. The good news is [[AuthorsSavingThrow the studio finally took notice and did something about it]].
9th Dec '17 5:35:01 PM huntdaddy
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** The entire population of Oakey Oaks. It's a pretty impressive feat for a whole town to be hated by viewers, but it's not as though they don't deserve the scorn. Not only do they go out of their way to publicly shame Chicken Little for a simple misunderstanding (even long after the point where any mockery would reasonably lose relevance and die out), [[KarmaHoudini they're never brought to task for doing so]] and they switch their perception of Chicken Little enough times to give a person whiplash. It definitely doesn't help that they're all highly unpleasant people in general.

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** The entire population of Oakey Oaks. It's a pretty impressive feat for a whole town to be hated by viewers, but it's not as though they don't deserve the scorn. Not only do they go out of their way to publicly shame Chicken Little for a simple misunderstanding (even long after the point where any mockery would reasonably lose relevance and die out), [[KarmaHoudini they're never brought to task for doing so]] (unless you count one hell of a scare from the alien invasion), and they switch their perception of Chicken Little enough times to give a person whiplash. It definitely doesn't help that they're all highly unpleasant people in general.
30th Nov '17 9:44:49 AM TommyTiger
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* DesignatedHero:
** Buck Cluck is obviously one since he's supposed to be seen as a supporting hero, despite constantly ignoring his son's problems and only gives him credit when he wins a baseball game, then goes back to ignoring him when his son was InstantlyProvenWrong once again.
** Good lord, the townspeople! They're ALWAYS seen in the right for their unpleasant neglect towards Chicken Little and are seen as ''[[BlatantLies innocent citizens]]'' when the aliens invade and [[KickTheSonOfABitch vaporize them]].
* DesignatedVillain: Foxy Loxy. Okay, she's a schoolyard bully and a jerk, but she's the one who gets the baseball team to the finals and she actually did try to act heroic when the aliens invaded. Apparently she deserved to suffer MindRape and nobody seems to care.

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* DesignatedHero:
** Buck Cluck is obviously one since he's supposed to be seen as a supporting hero, despite constantly ignoring his son's problems and only gives him credit when he wins a baseball game, then goes back to ignoring him when his son was InstantlyProvenWrong once again.
** Good lord, the townspeople! They're ALWAYS seen in the right for their unpleasant neglect towards Chicken Little and are seen as ''[[BlatantLies innocent citizens]]'' when the aliens invade and [[KickTheSonOfABitch vaporize them]].
* DesignatedVillain: Foxy Loxy. Okay, While she's a schoolyard bully and a jerk, but she's the one who gets the baseball team to the finals and she actually did try to act heroic when the aliens invaded. Apparently she deserved to suffer MindRape and nobody seems to care.



** Any parent would do anything to protect their child, such as blow up an innocent planet that has nothing to do with their child's disappearance. [[SarcasmMode There's some good strong family values!]]

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** Any parent would do anything to protect their child, such as blow up an innocent planet that has nothing to do with their child's disappearance. [[SarcasmMode There's some good strong family values!]]



** The moral of the original? "Don't get caught up in hysteria because one guy said something crazy." The moral of this film? "THAT GUY WAS RIGHT RUN FOR IT!"

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** The moral of the original? "Don't get caught up in hysteria because one guy said something crazy." The moral of this film? "THAT GUY WAS RIGHT RIGHT, RUN FOR IT!"



* SugarWiki/FunnyMoments: There are few, but the entire scene in the gym, especially the climax where Chicken Little pulls the fire alarm, stands out.



** The MindRape of Foxy. Again, we must stress that she was just a very arrogant schoolyard bully and that the worst she really did was bully Chicken Little and his friends and generally be an AttentionWhore. Apparently that's punishable under pain of permanent mental alteration, especially considering the ''rest'' of the townspeople are actually '''worse''' than she is.
** Buck's highly questionable parenting may be bad, but certainly not bad enough to warrant people making him out to look like an outright abusive sociopath, or even ''one of the most evil Disney characters''..

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** The MindRape of Foxy. Again, we must stress that she was just a very arrogant schoolyard bully and that the worst she really did was bully Chicken Little and his friends and generally be an AttentionWhore. Apparently that's punishable under pain of permanent mental alteration, especially considering the ''rest'' rest of the townspeople are actually '''worse''' worse than she is.
** Buck's highly questionable parenting may be bad, but certainly not bad enough to warrant people making him out to look like an outright abusive sociopath, or even ''one of the most evil Disney characters''..characters''.



** Buck was a [[ParentalNeglect neglectful]] [[UnintentionallyUnsympathetic jerk]] in the film, but despite his questionable parenting, it's pretty clear he's not intentionally abusive and redeems himself at the end. However many reviewers make him out to look like an outright abusive sociopath. The [[TheWikiRule Disney Wiki]]'s article on him [[http://disney.wikia.com/wiki/Buck_Cluck?direction=prev&oldid=2400862 was once written]] to make him out into the main villain and even lists "neglecting his son" under his likes before being edited to be more neutral. Many people (see youtube comments) actually label him as ''one of the most evil Disney characters''.

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** Buck was a [[ParentalNeglect neglectful]] [[UnintentionallyUnsympathetic jerk]] in the film, but despite his questionable parenting, it's pretty clear he's not intentionally abusive and redeems himself at the end. However many reviewers make him out to look like an outright abusive sociopath. The [[TheWikiRule Disney Wiki]]'s article on him [[http://disney.wikia.com/wiki/Buck_Cluck?direction=prev&oldid=2400862 was once written]] to make him out into the main villain and even lists "neglecting his son" under his likes before being edited to be more neutral. Many people (see youtube YouTube comments) actually label him as ''one of the most evil Disney characters''.



* RootingForTheEmpire: As seen in TakeThatScrappy and UnintentionallyUnsympathetic below, many viewers rooted for the ''real'' villains, the aliens, to vaporize the [[ApatheticCitizens heartless townsfolk]] as [[LaserGuidedKarma karma]] for mistreating an ''innocent kid'' for a ridiculously minuscule mistake.

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* RootingForTheEmpire: As seen in TakeThatScrappy and UnintentionallyUnsympathetic below, many viewers rooted for the ''real'' villains, the aliens, to vaporize the [[ApatheticCitizens heartless townsfolk]] as [[LaserGuidedKarma karma]] for mistreating an ''innocent kid'' a kid for a ridiculously minuscule mistake.



** The ''entire population'' of Oakey Oaks. It's a pretty impressive feat for '''a whole town''' to be hated by viewers, but it's not as though they don't deserve the scorn. Not only do they go out of their way to publicly shame Chicken Little for a simple misunderstanding (even long after the point where any mockery would reasonably lose relevance and die out), [[KarmaHoudini they're never brought to task for doing so]] and they switch their perception of Chicken Little enough times to give a person whiplash. It definitely doesn't help that they're all highly unpleasant people in general.

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** The ''entire population'' entire population of Oakey Oaks. It's a pretty impressive feat for '''a a whole town''' town to be hated by viewers, but it's not as though they don't deserve the scorn. Not only do they go out of their way to publicly shame Chicken Little for a simple misunderstanding (even long after the point where any mockery would reasonably lose relevance and die out), [[KarmaHoudini they're never brought to task for doing so]] and they switch their perception of Chicken Little enough times to give a person whiplash. It definitely doesn't help that they're all highly unpleasant people in general.



** Runt of the Litter isn't spared from being grouped in as one of the film's most despised characters. He already doesn't get many fans for being little more than the tired FatComicRelief (in a time when comic relief characters were starting to fall out of favor with the general viewing public), but what really cements him as one of these is how he takes advantage of [[DesignatedVillain Foxy Loxy's]] MindRape [[WhatTheHellHero to involuntarily make her his girlfriend]] (never mind that he's been one of Foxy's bullying targets for presumably quite some time before the events of the movie and that if she had any semblance of her original personality, she would ''never'' agree to date him).
* SoBadItsGood: Sure, the entire film was an embarassment to Disney, and is not a fan favorite as such, but the shunting of aliens, pop-culture {{Shout Out}}s and other ludicrous plot elements into a fable that didn't benefit from them is just so ''out there'' that it can become this trope for several viewers, and is possibly the sole reason why it was a big financial success. Nonetheless, it makes for a good film to riff with friends.

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** Runt of the Litter isn't spared from being grouped in as one of the film's most despised characters. He already doesn't get many fans for being little more than the tired FatComicRelief (in a time when comic relief characters were starting to fall out of favor with the general viewing public), but what really cements him as one of these is how he takes advantage of [[DesignatedVillain Foxy Loxy's]] MindRape [[WhatTheHellHero to involuntarily make her his girlfriend]] girlfriend (never mind that he's been one of Foxy's bullying targets for presumably quite some time before the events of the movie and that if she had any semblance of her original personality, she would ''never'' agree to date him).
* SoBadItsGood: Sure, Even though the entire film was an embarassment to Disney, and is not a fan favorite as such, but the shunting of aliens, pop-culture {{Shout Out}}s and other ludicrous plot elements into a fable that didn't benefit from them is just so ''out there'' that it can become this trope for several viewers, and is possibly the sole reason why it was a big financial success. Nonetheless, it makes for a good film to riff with friends.
27th Nov '17 4:07:19 PM Pikachu4Prezident
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** The ''entire population'' of Pokey Oaks. It's a pretty impressive feat for '''a whole town''' to be hated by viewers, but it's not as though they don't deserve the scorn. Not only do they go out of their way to publicly shame Chicken Little for a simple misunderstanding (even long after the point where any mockery would reasonably lose relevance and die out), [[KarmaHoudini they're never brought to task for doing so]] and they switch their perception of Chicken Little enough times to give a person whiplash. It definitely doesn't help that they're all highly unpleasant people in general.

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** The ''entire population'' of Pokey Oakey Oaks. It's a pretty impressive feat for '''a whole town''' to be hated by viewers, but it's not as though they don't deserve the scorn. Not only do they go out of their way to publicly shame Chicken Little for a simple misunderstanding (even long after the point where any mockery would reasonably lose relevance and die out), [[KarmaHoudini they're never brought to task for doing so]] and they switch their perception of Chicken Little enough times to give a person whiplash. It definitely doesn't help that they're all highly unpleasant people in general.
27th Nov '17 10:12:24 AM Pikachu4Prezident
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* DorkAge: The end result of the studio's worst one since ''Disney/TheBlackCauldron'' and is universally considered the lowest point for the DisneyAnimatedCanon. The good news is the studio finally took notice and did something about it.

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* DorkAge: The end result of the studio's worst one since ''Disney/TheBlackCauldron'' and is universally considered the lowest point for the DisneyAnimatedCanon. The good news is [[AuthorsSavingThrow the studio finally took notice and did something about it.it]].



** Fish Out of Water is also generally well-liked by both the movie's fans and detractors, and is often singled out as the movie's most likable character.

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** [[CloudCuckoolander Fish Out of Water Water]] is also generally well-liked by both the movie's fans and detractors, and is often singled out as the movie's most likable character.



** Any parent would do anything to protect their child, such as blow up an innocent planet that has nothing to do with their child's disappearance. There's some good strong family values!

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** Any parent would do anything to protect their child, such as blow up an innocent planet that has nothing to do with their child's disappearance. [[SarcasmMode There's some good strong family values!values!]]



** The MindRape of Foxy.

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** The MindRape of Foxy. Again, we must stress that she was just a very arrogant schoolyard bully and that the worst she really did was bully Chicken Little and his friends and generally be an AttentionWhore. Apparently that's punishable under pain of permanent mental alteration, especially considering the ''rest'' of the townspeople are actually '''worse''' than she is.



* TheScrappy: About 2/3rds of the characters, really.
** The townspeople for publicly shaming Chicken Little because he made an innocent mistake, and for being all around unpleasant people in general.
** Buck, for not coming to his son's defenses unless it benefits him.
** Runt of the Litter, not only a boring FatComicRelief but for using [[DesignatedVillain Foxy Loxy]]'s MindRape [[{{Squick}} to involuntarily make her]] ''[[WhatTheHellHero his girlfriend]]''.

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* TheScrappy: About 2/3rds of It's pretty telling that the characters, really.
** The townspeople for publicly shaming
only characters who aren't disliked in some fashion are Chicken Little because he made an innocent mistake, himself, Abby, Fish and Morkubine. Among the characters who get hatred are:
** The ''entire population'' of Pokey Oaks. It's a pretty impressive feat
for being '''a whole town''' to be hated by viewers, but it's not as though they don't deserve the scorn. Not only do they go out of their way to publicly shame Chicken Little for a simple misunderstanding (even long after the point where any mockery would reasonably lose relevance and die out), [[KarmaHoudini they're never brought to task for doing so]] and they switch their perception of Chicken Little enough times to give a person whiplash. It definitely doesn't help that they're all around highly unpleasant people in general.
** Buck, for not coming Buck Cluck is spectacularly disliked by just about everyone who's seen the movie, chiefly because he's incredibly neglectful, barely pays much attention to his son's defenses son and never defends his son for whatever misfortune he gets swept up in unless it benefits him.
himself.
** Runt of the Litter, not only a boring Litter isn't spared from being grouped in as one of the film's most despised characters. He already doesn't get many fans for being little more than the tired FatComicRelief (in a time when comic relief characters were starting to fall out of favor with the general viewing public), but for using what really cements him as one of these is how he takes advantage of [[DesignatedVillain Foxy Loxy]]'s Loxy's]] MindRape [[{{Squick}} [[WhatTheHellHero to involuntarily make her]] ''[[WhatTheHellHero her his girlfriend]]''.girlfriend]] (never mind that he's been one of Foxy's bullying targets for presumably quite some time before the events of the movie and that if she had any semblance of her original personality, she would ''never'' agree to date him).



* StrangledByTheRedString: Chicken Little and Abby.

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* StrangledByTheRedString: Chicken Little and Abby. There were quite literally no hints that the two were attracted to each other even before the BigDamnKiss, and even after that, they hardly interact during the climax and they only really hold hands once during the final scene.
24th Nov '17 12:09:18 PM MeaJae97
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* WhatAnIdiot: A chicken rings the bell and tells everyone that the sky is falling. You better believe him, don't just check for yourself.
16th Nov '17 2:31:37 AM GojiBiscuits
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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Were the the townspeople genuinely thankful for Chicken Little's heroic deeds at the end of the movie, or were they just praising him so he doesn't betray them for their [[NeverLiveItDown mistreatment]] [[AllOfTheOtherReindeer of him]] should something else threaten their town?

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Were the the townspeople genuinely thankful for Chicken Little's heroic deeds at the end of the movie, or were they just praising him so [[BullyingADragon he doesn't betray them them]] for their [[NeverLiveItDown mistreatment]] [[AllOfTheOtherReindeer of him]] should something else threaten their town?
31st Oct '17 2:03:07 PM DaFlabbagasta
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** Fish Out of Water is also generally well-liked by both the movie's fans and detractors, due to being singled out as the movie's most likable character.

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** Fish Out of Water is also generally well-liked by both the movie's fans and detractors, due to being and is often singled out as the movie's most likable character.
31st Oct '17 11:44:32 AM PStriderFan
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** Buck Cluck is obvious one since he's supposed to be seen as a supporting hero, despite constantly ignoring his son's problems and only gives him credit when he wins a baseball game, then go back to ignoring him when his son was InstantlyProvenWrong.

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** Buck Cluck is obvious obviously one since he's supposed to be seen as a supporting hero, despite constantly ignoring his son's problems and only gives him credit when he wins a baseball game, then go goes back to ignoring him when his son was InstantlyProvenWrong. InstantlyProvenWrong once again.
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