History YMMV / Shrek

7th Feb '16 6:14:00 AM Freshmeat
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* MagnumOpus: The first two ''Shrek'' movies were considered [=DreamWorks=] Animation's best movies before ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' came along, and are still considered their best comedies along with the ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' series.
20th Jan '16 1:54:37 PM jameygamer
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** Lord Farquaad, who was designed after Michael Eisner, came four years after Hades in ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'', who was designed off of Jeffrey Katzenberg. Bonus points for John Lithgow nearly becoming the voice of Hades, even recording a few lines, before James Woods took the role.
9th Jan '16 5:19:10 PM mlsmithca
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TRS voted to axe Parvum Opus.
* ParvumOpus: ''Shrek the Third'' is considered the worst movie in the series and a mark of [=DreamWorks'=] DorkAge.
31st Dec '15 4:06:53 PM KoopaKid17
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* ItWasHisSled: If you've seen the other movies or other adaptations after the first film, you'd know Fiona is also an orge and she marries Shrek.
19th Dec '15 4:04:09 PM nombretomado
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** The tagline of Shrek 4 was "THE WAIT IS [[{{pun}} OGRE]]!" As a result, mentioning Shrek on [[ImageBoards /co/]] will often result in a [[HurricaneOfPuns Hurricane of Ogre Puns.]] The most notable example is [[http://cmara.deviantart.com/art/Shadow-begs-Shrek-150746720 this fanart]] getting captioned with "I'm sorry {{Shadow| The Hedgehog}}... but my time here is ogre."
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** The tagline of Shrek 4 was "THE WAIT IS [[{{pun}} OGRE]]!" As a result, mentioning Shrek on [[ImageBoards /co/]] will often result in a [[HurricaneOfPuns Hurricane of Ogre Puns.]] The most notable example is [[http://cmara.deviantart.com/art/Shadow-begs-Shrek-150746720 this fanart]] getting captioned with "I'm sorry {{Shadow| VideoGame/{{Shadow| The Hedgehog}}... but my time here is ogre."
29th Nov '15 5:22:32 PM Darthrai
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* MagnificentBitch: The Fairy Godmother is the BigBad who comes closest to breaking out of SmugSnake territory.
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* MagnificentBitch: MagnificentBastard: The Fairy Godmother is the BigBad who comes closest to breaking out of SmugSnake territory.

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* MagnificentBitch: MagnumOpus: The Fairy Godmother is first two ''Shrek'' movies were considered [=DreamWorks=] Animation's best movies before ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' came along, and are still considered their best comedies along with the BigBad who comes closest to breaking out of SmugSnake territory.''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' series.
29th Nov '15 5:19:13 PM Darthrai
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* ParvumOpus: ''Shrek the Third'' is considered the worst movie in the series.
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* ParvumOpus: ''Shrek the Third'' is considered the worst movie in the series.series and a mark of [=DreamWorks'=] DorkAge.

* TheScrappy: The ogre babies in the third movie; they only appeared near the end of the movie, but many people dismissed them as a kid-oriented TastesLikeDiabetes marketing gimmick. Arguably RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap in the fourth movie.
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* TheScrappy: The ogre babies in the third movie; they only appeared near the end of the movie, but many people dismissed them as a kid-oriented TastesLikeDiabetes marketing gimmick. Arguably RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap in the fourth movie.movie, where they were marketed less and the movie focused more on Shrek's emotional family relationship with them.

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* TheScrappy: The ogre babies in SoOkayItsAverage: ''Third'' and ''Forever After'' are considered this by fans and critics, with ''Forever After'' as the third movie; they only appeared near the end slightly better one of the movie, but many two. Some people dismissed them as a kid-oriented TastesLikeDiabetes marketing gimmick. Arguably RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap in would consider the fourth movie.entire series to be this due to SeinfeldIsUnfunny.
3rd Nov '15 5:13:13 PM jameygamer
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** Not helping ''Shrek'''s case is the fact that Disney, the very film Jeff Katenberg sought to overthrow, would eventually make a return to sincere fairy tale films, having not only learned from this film but, arguably, ''improving'' on it's humor and style.
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** Not helping ''Shrek'''s case is the fact that Disney, the very film firm Jeff Katenberg Katzenberg sought to overthrow, would eventually make a return to sincere fairy tale films, having not only learned from this film but, arguably, ''improving'' on it's its humor and style.
26th Sep '15 5:04:59 PM PurrElise
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** Fiona goes from being able to take down Robin Hood's entire band of outlaws...to being helpless against one guard and Lord Farquaad wielding only a small dagger, in the space of half a movie.
16th Sep '15 8:02:25 AM Darthrai
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** And after Dreamworks themselves grew the beard, other studios followed suit - instead of making ''Shrek'' ripoffs, they themselves started more frequently producing [[Disney/{{Bolt}} original]] [[WesternAnimation/CloudyWithAChanceOfMeatballs and well-liked]] [[WesternAnimation/DespicableMe CGI movies]].
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** And after Dreamworks themselves grew the beard, other studios followed suit - instead of making ''Shrek'' ripoffs, they themselves started more frequently producing [[Disney/{{Bolt}} original]] [[WesternAnimation/CloudyWithAChanceOfMeatballs and well-liked]] [[WesternAnimation/DespicableMe CGI movies]].movies]], even including the ''WesternAnimation/PussInBoots'' spinoff which took on more of a high fantasy and adventure tone.
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