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->''"He puts the Taz in Taz-Mania\\
Down in Taz-Mania\\
Come to Taz-Mania\\
We mean you!\\
Wa waee weda whe spzzz!"''
-->--from the ExpositoryThemeTune

This SixtyFiveEpisodeCartoon series focuses on the vicious, carnivorous WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes AntiVillain, the '''Tasmanian Devil''' aka '''Taz'''. Only now he's not any of the three (unless he's trying to eat the kiwi, but we'll get back to that), instead it just shows Taz in his native Tasmania, where the sky is always yellow in the rain or shine. In the land way under, down under, Taz spends time with his family, hangs with his pals, collects bottle caps, works at his job as a bellhop and tries to eat the kiwi. Sure, it may sound boring, but [[UnluckyEverydude no matter what Taz does]], HilarityEnsues.

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* '''Jean''' - Taz's socially active homemaker mother, who is very friendly and kind.
* '''Hugh''' - Taz's laid-back Music/BingCrosby-ish dad whose advice always seems to end in "BlahBlahBlah [[{{Catchphrase}} Yakety Schmackity"]]. This possibly symbolises how nobody listens to him, or to Taz's wild manner of speaking.
* '''Molly''' - Taz's sister who is embarrassed by Taz's behavior and constantly threatens him with baths ("Taz hate water").
* '''Jake''' - Taz's neurotic little brother.
* '''Dog''' - Taz's pet turtle who acts like a dog.
* '''Drew''' - Taz's equally laid-back uncle, who appears only in the "RoadTo Tazmania" episodes (playing the role of BobHope).
* '''Digeri Dingo''' - An egotistical bottlecap collector who sometimes cons Taz out of his. His ego often leads to his downfall. A notorious FourthWallObserver with a ton of deadpan snark in his system.
* '''Wendell T. Wolf''' - A neurotic Tasmanian wolf who believes himself to be last of his kind, and who pathetically tries to force Taz to befriend/protect him.
* '''Francis X. Bushlad''' - The son of the chief of the mudpeople, who hunts Taz to complete his passage into manhood but acts like an Ivy League rich kid.
* '''Bushwacker Bob''' - The irritable owner of the hotel Taz works at, thinks Taz is a slacker and a screw up.
* '''Mum''' - Bob's mother, treats Bob's workers (including Taz) with kindness while criticizing and insulting her son.
* '''Constance ''' - A heavy-set koala maid for Bob's hotel who has a crush on Taz.
* '''Mr. Thickley''' - A wallaby tour guide for Bob's hotel who doesn't really know anything.
* '''Bull Gator & Axl''' - Two hunters who want to capture Taz and send him to a zoo, for all the zoo-going children of the world. They usually fail because Axl "does something stupid", that tends to result in a knock upside the head for Axl, and/or the both of them getting mauled by Taz.
* '''Buddy Boar''' - Taz's best friend who acts like a Hollywood agent. By season 2, he's PutOnABus, making minor [[TheCameo cameo appearances]] afterward.
* '''The Platypus Brothers''' - Timothy and Daniel, two genius inventors who use Taz as their guinea pig.
* '''The Kiwi''' - A tiny yellow bird that Taz can't seem to eat, because it easily outwits him. It makes the [[WesternAnimation/WileECoyoteAndTheRoadRunner Road Runner]] look like a snail.
* '''The Bushrats''' - Rats that attack people and speak in subtitles.
* '''Willie Wombat''' - A character added to the show later, who is good-natured, says hello to everything and everyone and complains about his role on the show which is a BugsBunny {{Expy}}.

Have we left anyone out?

Oh yeah. Don't forget Taz.

So as not to create an entire family of Tazes, despite being the eldest child of three, Taz himself is portrayed as being somewhat backwards, with his family being (relatively) civilised and fully capable of speaking English. However, they too are also fully capable of causing carnage, though they have more self-control. His parents are especially patient and understanding with him... like they would be if he was... you know... ''special.''

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!!This show contains examples of:
* AccidentallyBrokeTheMacGuffin: Taz does this to he golf trophy at the end of "Return of the Road to Taz-Mania Strikes Back".
* AcidTripDimension: Keeweeland in "Taz in Keeweeland".
* AdaptationDistillation: There were a few video games made based on the show, but only Taz starred in them (indeed the first game is the only time we see any other characters from the series, which was Taz's family, and only for the opening cutscene. All of the other characters/enemies were generic alligators, carnivorous plants, rock monsters and others, culminating in a final boss battle with a gigantic seagull).
** Francis also appeared as a recurring enemy in this game. Axl and Bull were a stage's bosses in their truck, as well.
*** The Bushrats also appear as enemies in a few stages.
** The Super-NES version focused on Taz's efforts to catch the Kiwi on a busy highway. Some characters from the show would appear as obstacles, and occasionally Digeri Dingo would hand Taz a power-up.
* AllAnimalsAreDogs: Dog, who is a turtle. Who thinks he is a dog.
* AllClothUnravels: In "Here Kitty, Kitty, Kitty", Kitty unravels a comforter off the bed and Taz has to knit it back together.
* AllJustADream
* AmazingTechnicolorWildlife: The Kiwi is bright yellow and the Platypus Brothers are orange. No members of Taz's family are black like real Tasmanian devils, but are instead red or orange.
* AnimatedActors: In "But Is It Taz?", Taz gets fed up, rips up his contract and storms off the set.
* AnnoyingPatient: In "Nursemaid Taz", Digeri Dingo fakes a broken leg so he can get Taz's family to wait on him. They soon start killing him with kindness, force-feeding him soup and piling pillows on him till he nearly goes insane.
* AntiVillain: Bull Gator and Axl just want to please to zoo-going children of the world. And get money for doing so.
* AreYouPonderingWhatImPondering: The Platypus Brothers in "Never Cry Taz":
-->'''Timothy:''' Are you thinking what I'm thinking?
-->'''Daniel:''' Not unless you've got the theme from ''HelloDolly'' running through your head.
** The fact that the voice actors playing the brothers are RobPaulsen and MauriceLaMarche (who play ''PinkyAndTheBrain'', the TropeNamers), [[ActorAllusion add irony]] to that exchange.
* ArtShift: When Molly is narrating her script idea in "The Taz Story Primer", the story is depicted as animated dooodle.
* AsteroidsMonster: When Taz blows up the eponymous thing in "The Thing That Ate the Outback", he finds himself facing an army of miniature things; each one as ravenous as the original
* BewareTheNiceOnes: When Constance finds out her favorite wrestler isn't just putting on an act, and is really and truly beating seven kinds of snot out of Taz, she takes exception to his behavior and thoroughly kicks his ass.
* BigGuyLittleGuy: Bull gator and Axl.
* BlahBlahBlah: Hugh, ending with Yakety Schmackity.
* BlazingInfernoHellfireSauce: In "Francis Takes a Stand", Francis switches Taz's lemonade recipe with a recipe for a BlazingInfernoHellfireSauce. Naturally, Francis ends up drinking more of the stuff than Taz does.
* BornInTheTheatre: "Retakes Not Included" starts with Bull and Axl running off the edge of the animation and finding themselves standing on a blank page. This is the first of Bull's many complaints about the shoddy production values of this particular episode. At the end of the episode, the traditional 'end-of-reel' markings flash up the screen while the characters continue to bicker.
* BowledOver: In "Yet Another Road To Taz-Mania", Taz and a group of spies get trapped in a pin-setter, set up on the bowling alley, and knocked down by a bowling ball.
* BowlingForRatings: "Yet Another Road to Taz-Mania"
* BridgeLogic: In "The Bushrats Must Be Crazy", a lightning bolt drops a conveniently placed tree across a chasm to allow the Bushrats to continue their search for the Great Duck. Subverted immediately afterwards as a second lightning bolt strikes the log while they are halfway across.
* BurgerFool: Burger Thing in "But is It Taz?".
* CargoCult: In "The Bushrats Must Be Crazy", the Bushrats start worshiping Jake's rubber duck.
* CatsAreMean: In "Here, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty" part one and two, Molly adopts a psychotic stray cat.
* CaughtInASnare: Bull Gator & Axl get trapped in a snare they set for Taz; then Taz trips another nearby snare on purpose just so he can get close enough to make [[HilarityEnsues hilarity ensue]].
* CheerfulChild: Jake.
* ChekhovsGun: Played with in an episode where a large weight dangles precariously above the characters throughout. Later it's revealed that it was AllJustADream of Francis Bushlad's. Bushlad berates the writers for the lame ending and for not using the weight. The writers retaliate by dropping it on him repeatedly.
* ChristmasEpisode: "No Time for Christmas".
* ClipShow: "The Platypi Psonic Psensation Psimulator".
* ConspicuousTrenchcoat: Standard attire for the spies in "The Road to Tazmania" episodes.
* CoolUncle: Drew is adored by Taz and his siblings. Maybe because he's a NoCelebritiesWereHarmed version of BobHope.
* CuteBruiser: Constance Koala
* DeadpanSnarker: Digeri Dingo
* {{Determinator}}: Francis X Bushlad
* DevilInPlainSight: "Kitty", the aforementioned cat.
* ADogNamedDog: Dog
* DoomItYourself: The entire plot of "Home Despair" as Taz attempts to repair a hole in the wall before his parents get home.
* DrivingADesk: In "To Catch a Taz" (an homage to Creator/AlfredHitchcock films, especially ''Film/NorthByNorthwest''), this is revealed to be happening during a chase scene when Wendal gets out of his car (which is on rollers) and casually walks up to Taz as the scenery continues to race by in the background.
* EatTheCamera: At least twice.
* EducationThroughPyrotechnics: In "The Thing That Ate the Outback", Taz creates the eponymous thing with a mail-order chemistry kit.
* EjectionSeat: One gets installed in the family mini-van (without the Devil's knowledge) in "Yet Another Road to Tazmania". Taz is accidentally ejected from the car while Hugh is trying to turn on the air conditioning.
* EpicFail: One episode started with Taz breaking character and explaining that he was tired and going to take a nap now. Francis X. Bushlad spends the rest of the episode trying to catch him, and does an even worse job of it than usual. Even though Taz is ''asleep'' the whole time.
* EpilepticFlashingLights: The intro (at least the long version, as there is a shorter version that takes out the offending parts).
* EscalatingWar: "War and Pieces" consists entirely of an escalating war between Taz and Molly that begins when Molly's loud music causes Taz to drop his sandwich, and he retaliates by eating her [=CDs=].
* EverybodyLaughsEnding: Used (and {{Lampshaded}} to hell and back) in "The Platypi Psonic Psensation Psimulator".
* EverythingsBetterWithPlatypi
* EvilPoacher: Bull Gator and Axl, for a sufficently low value of 'evil'.
* {{Expy}}: the Kiwi to the Roadrunner and Willie Wombat to Bugs Bunny (much to the latter's chagrin)
** Bob and Mum are basically [[Series/FawltyTowers Basil and Sybil Fawlty]], with Taz as Manuel.
* ExecutiveMeddling: Done in-universe in the episode "Taz Babies." The Vice President of the network makes changes to the show, including truncating scenes of witty dialogue, making Bull Gator the main character, changing Axl into a dog, and eventually turning it into a SpinoffBabies show before deciding to just cancel it entirely.
* ExtremeOmnivore: Although Taz has shown that he will eat absolutely anything, this trope is pushed to its most extreme point in this show, with him eating sheep, pets, TNT, fridges and other characters, often without chewing.
* FaceOnAMilkCarton: Happens to the Platypus Brothers when they get lost searching for Taz in their attic in "Never Cry Taz".
* FallingIntoTheCockpit: This is how Taz ends up piloting a space shuttle to save earth from a meteor swarm in "Astro-Taz". of course, he thinks it's just a video game.
* FarSideIsland: Taz and Wendal are stranded on one in "Taz-Manian Theatre".
* FelonyMisdemeanor: In "The Origin of the Beginning of the Incredible Taz-Man", Mr Thickley attempts to persuade Taz to make the mailman his arch-enemy for the heinous crime of delivering junk mail to Taz's family.
* FireBreathingDiner: Happens in "Francis takes a Stand" when Francis switches Taz's lemonade recipe for a hot sauce recipe. Taz's resulting fire breath scorches Francis like a flamethrower. When Francis tries to turn the tables on Taz and takes a swig of the lemonade/hot sauce, his fire breath acts like a jet engine and propels him into a cliff.
* FluffyTheTerrible: One short has Molly adopt a kitten that acts like a sweet little puddytat around her, but is really a psychotic malicious monster.
* ForInconveniencePressOne: Taz gets caught in a loop of these in "Taz in Keeweeland". They always end with him being instructed to press the 'pound' key, at which point [[ReachingBetweenTheLines the Keewee pops out of the handset and pounds him on the head with a mallet]].
* FourthWallObserver: Digeri Dingo.
** Taz can sense incoming flashbacks. He's not fond of them.
* FreakyFridayFlip: Taz and Molly swap bodies in "The Outer Taz-Manian Zone".
* FurryConfusion: Sapient animals exist in this world alongside humans. But there are also zoos where they are kept, and two hunters responsible for capturing animals for the zoo are anthropomorphic crocodiles.
* GenreSavvy: Just about any character, due to there being NoFourthWall, though notably Willie Wombat, who is all too aware that he's going through the motions of a predator-chases-prey cartoon, and grows increasingly resentful about it as the series goes on.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: One episode involved Francis disguising himself as a young female Tasmanian Devil in order to trap Taz that way. [[spoiler: HilarityEnsues It goes about as well as expected]], with Taz falling hopelessly in love. Finally, Francis has just about enough and tries to unzip the costume, but the zip is stuck. Well, that's what the audience sees. What Taz sees is his hot girlfriend trying to unzip her dress in front of him. And his reaction makes it ''more'' than clear what he's thinking when he sees this.
** The whole concept of Taz. Taz's family is perfectly articulate and self-controlled. They can spin, but don't do so randomly. Even his littlest brother. Despite being the oldest of three, Taz... has decidedly less smarts and self-control. Ah, the joys of strongly insinuating that a popular children's cartoon character has a visible learning disability, possibly Down's Syndrome or a form of autism...
* HadTheSillyThingInReverse: Happens at the end of "Bird-Brained Beast" when the Platypus Brothers back their truck over Taz as they are leaving.
* {{Hammerspace}}: ''TazMania'' used many of the tropes from the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' shorts, so Hammerspace was well and truly in effect. In "A Flea for Me", for example, the flea pulls a complete oil well out from under his coat.
* HandOrObjectUnderwear: In "Kee-Wee Cornered", after Taz accidentally rips his own tail off, he covers his butt with a hat.
* HappilyMarried: Hugh and Jean.
* HeadphonesEqualIsolation: Molly.
* HelicopterFlyswatter: In "Taz in Keeweeland", Taz becomes a giant atop a skyscraper, swatting at the Kiwi in a biplane.
* HellHotel: "A Midsummer Night's Scream".
* HeterosexualLifePartners: The Platypus Brothers.
* HospitalHottie: Dr. Duckbreath's nurse.
* HumanKnot: Happens to Taz in one episode, caused by Rex the Wrecker.
* IKnowMortalKombat: In "Astro-Taz", Taz's skill at video games allows him to shoot out a meteor swarm that was going to destroy the Earth.
* ImAHumanitarian: The owner and staff of the motel in "A Midsummer Night's Scream".
* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: Bull Gator and Axl.
* InevitableWaterfall: A standard fixture anytime a character ends up on the river. A ludicrously tall example occurs in "Doubting Dingo".
* InherentlyFunnyWords: Arugula (especialy when John Astin says it).
* InformedSpecies: Wendell T. Wolf is called a [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/57/ThylacineOslo.jpg Tasmanian wolf]], but lacks all the visible distinguishing features of the real animal, [[TheyJustDidntCare even its stripes]]. Taz is also very different from his real-life counterpart and tried to eat Wendell in one episode, while in real life the larger Tasmanian wolves preyed on the devils.
* InnOfNoReturn: The motel in "A Midsummer Night's Scream".
* InsigniaRipOffRitual: Happens to an elderly Francis X. Bushlad when it is discovered that he never completed his manhood ritual.
* InsistentTerminology: Buddy Boar was not "fired". He was "promoted".
* TheInspectorIsComing: In "Gone with the Windbag".
* ItsQuietTooQuiet: Dropped into the middle of one of Wendall T Wolf's neurotic monologues: "..and then the suddenly the jungle gets quiet [insane paranoid AsideGlance] ''too'' quiet.."
* ItWasHereISwear: Taz's attempts to convince Bushwacker Bob that someone is trying to murder them in "A Midsummer Night's Scream".
* IveGotAnXAndImNotAfraidToUseIt: In "The Pied Piper of Taz-Mania", one of Francis' fellow tribesmen mocks his musical aspirations with the words "He's got an accordion and he's not afraid to use it!".
* JaywalkingWillRuinYourLife: In "The Origin of the Beginning of the Incredible Taz-Man", Taz gets arrested for attempting to remove junk mail from someone's letterbox.
* {{Jerkass}}: Bushwacker Bob, Digeri Dingo.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Taz in some episodes. Bushwacker Bob and Digeri Dingo have their rare soft sides.
** Molly is a bit of a brat at times, but she ''does'' love her brother. If only he didn't keep annoying her so much.
* KickedUpstairs: Buddy Boar's few appearances in the second series reveal he was removed from the show and made a director.
* KnifeOutline: Happens to Taz when he walks into the bathroom of the InnOfNoReturn in "A Midsummer Night's Scream".
* KnowNothingKnowItAll: Well-meaning and gregarious though he is, Mr. Thickley's assessment of his own expertise has absolutely no bearing on the reality of same.
* LastOfHisKind: Wendell T. Wolf, the last Tasmanian wolf alive.
* TheLastStraw: In the first appearance of the Kiwi, Taz and Buddy Boar end up tied to a tree dangling over the edge of a cliff. The Kiwi returns Buddy's lucky coin, which it had stolen earlier, and the extra weight is enough to cause the tree to snap.
* {{Leitmotif}}: This show's theme music would later accompany Taz's cameos on ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Histeria}}!''.
* LivingInAFurnitureStore: Being a parody of typcal SitCom family, the Tasmanian Devils' home is like this. The exception is Taz's room, which is literally a cave whose only furnishing is a rock that he sleeps on.
* LowSpeedChase: In "Return of the Road to Taz-Mania Strikes Back" Hugh, Drew and Taz get involved in a golf buggy chase. At one point Jean, who is on foot, overtakes them to remind them that they still need to buy orange juice.
* MediumAwareness: Many characters are aware that they are in a cartoon. Taking to its (il)logical extreme in "Retakes Not Included", which consists largely of Bull Gator pointing out the shoddy production values and amateurish direction of this particular episode. And it's hilarious.
* MenCantKeepHouse: "Boys Just Want To Have Fun"
* MirrorMonologue: Willie Wombat gives himself one when he is psyching himself up to go in the boss's office and request his own series in "Willie Wombat's Last Stand".
* MirrorRoutine: A spy (who naturally looks nothing like Taz) does this to Taz in "Yet Another Road To Taz-Mania".
* MisleadingPackageSize: In "Sub Commander Taz", he ordered a nuclear submarine from a comic-book ad. It was delivered in a crate that filled most of the room, but it turned out to be a toy so small it could be dropped into a water glass.
* MistakenForProfound: Happens to Taz in "Ask Taz".
* MistakenForSpies: Happens to Hugh, Drew and Taz in "Yet Another Road to Taz-Mania".
* MostDefinitelyNotAVillain: "Yet Another Road to Taz-Mania" featured two spies who dressed themselves as tourists from Cleveland. Practically every conversation they had included some mention about the place.
* MrImagination: Taz is portrayed as this in several episodes, such as "Sub Commander Taz" and "The Origin of the Beginning of the Incredible Taz-Man".
* MusicSoothesTheSavageBeast: Francis discovers he has this ability in "Tazmanian Lullaby". The only downside he sees on that is Taz having more artistic sensitivity than the whole tribe together.
* NeverTheSelvesShallMeet: Marvin the Martian's team-up with Taz. For whatever reason, hooking Taz up to some big gyroscope thing allows him to spin them through time. Marvin is always cautioning him not to meet himself, as "It results in an EarthShatteringKaboom." Of course, he forgets this advice. The result was somewhat similar to the ending of that ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'' episode where Buster, Hamton and Plucky drank beer.
* NiceGuy: Mr. Thickley, Hugh, Jean, The Platypus Brothers and Willie Wombat
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Hugh is Music/BingCrosby, and Drew is BobHope (as his episodes are {{Whole Plot Reference}}s to the Hope/Crosby "[[RoadTo Road Pictures]]"); Wendell is Creator/WoodyAllen.
* NoEnding: "Retakes Not Included", possibly the most meta episode of the series, has no ending because Buddy Boar literally forgot to include the final scene.
* NoFourthWall: Any episode with Digeri Dingo.
* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: The hotel staff are the only characters with Australian accents; everyone else is American.
* NobleSavage: The Bushrats, for the most part.
* ObfuscatingDisability: In "Nursemaid Taz", Digeri Dingo fakes having a broken leg in order to get the Tasmanian Devils to wait on him hand and foot.
* OddNameOut: Molly's favourite band is The New Chips off the Block; Donnie, Ronnie, Lonnie, Bonnie and Clyde.
* OilSlick: One is installed in the car in "Yet Another Road To Taz-Mania".
* OvershadowedByAwesome: ''Taz-Mania'' is often overshadowed by other 90's Warner Bros. cartoons (''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}'') though it's still fondly remembered.
* PatterSong: Francis X. Bushlad gets brief one (set to the tune of "Modern major General") extolling the virtues of his lemonade in "Francis Takes a Stand".
* PepperSneeze: In "Food for Thought", Taz sprinkling pepper on an egg causes the aligator inside to sneeze and hatch out.
* PlankGag: Axl does it to Bull Gator. Bull's response is a GenreSavvy "I really should have seen that coming".
* PoliceCodeForEverything: In "To Catch a Taz", Wendal arrests Thickley on "a 219; a fashion faux pas".
* ThePollyanna: Willie Wombat.
* PowerUpFood: In "We'll Always Have Taz-Mania", Hugh gets a {{Popeye}}-style burst of strength from orange juice, allowing him to swim up a 2000 foot waterfall pushing a boat.
* PricelessMingVase: The golf trophy in "Return of the Road to Taz-Mania Strikes Back".
* PunchClockHero: [[WesternAnimation/RalphWolfAndSamSheepdog Sam Sheepdog]] appeared in one episode. Taz replaced Ralph Wolf as the PunchClockVillain.
* PuttingOnTheReich: The Cola Secret Police in "We'll Always Have Taz-Mania".
* [[RageAgainstTheAuthor Rage Against the Director]]: "Retakes Not Included" largely consists of Bull Gator complaining about the direction of that particular episode.
* ReachingBetweenTheLines: In "Taz in Keeweeland'', Taz's repeated pressing of the 'pound' key allows the Keewee to pop out of the handset and pound him on the head with a mallet.
* ReadingAheadInTheScript: Inverted in "Retakes Not Included". Bull and Axl realise that they have digressed too long and that the plot has moved on without them. They flip backwards through the script in order to catch up and prevent Taz from eating a cute fluffy bunny.
* RealityWritingBook: The script in "Retakes Not Included" appears to be this, as turning back pages allows Bull and Axl to undo events that have already happened.
* ARealManIsAKiller: A child-friendly parody with Francis X. Bushlad, whose father is more than willing to give a more modern and civilized initiation into manhood. He insists on forging his spirit in the tradition of his ancestors, and as such has vowed to hunt Taz.
* RidiculouslyCuteCritter: Kiwi, the Bushrats.
* RiteOfPassage: The Mudpeople have three options: Perform a hostile takeover of a Fortune 500 company, accumulate a portfolio of stock with a net yield of no less than 36% per annum or trap a Tasmanian Devil (Francis' choice)
* RoadSignReversal: In "Road to Tazmania", a spy does this to send Hugh, Drew and Taz to the Spy Mart.
* SequelHook: In one episode, Molly brings a kitty home and the kitty torments Taz behind Molly's back. In the end, the kitty held a sign saying "I'll be back". A later episode did feature the cat returning.
* TheShangriLa: The idyllic city of Platy-La, which the Platypus Brothers find in their ''ridiculously huge'' attic.
* ShorterMeansSmarter: Bull Gator's plans are often ruined by the taller Axl.
* SickEpisode: "Feed a Cold".
* SickeninglySweethearts: Hugh and Jean at times. Taz and Drew certainly seem to think so.
* SneezeOfDoom: A RunningGag in "Feed a Cold".
* StickySituation: In "Gone to Pieces", Taz's attempts to mend a broken vase end up with the vase stuck to the table, and then Taz stuck to the vase.
* SuperheroesWearCapes: Taz-Man, Taz's makebelieve superhero persona, wears a cape (of the bath towel tied round your neck variety).
* SwallowTheKey: Taz does this after he has cornered Francis X. Bushlad (who is disguised as an attractive female Tasmanian devil) in "A Young Taz's Fancy".
* TheTelevisionTalksBack: In "Ticket Taker Taz", Molly's radio appears to be directly answering the questions she puts to it.
* ThemeTuneRollCall
** MyFriendsAndZoidberg:
--->''Have we left anyone out?''
--->Oh yeah, don't forget Taz.
* ThinkOfTheChildren: The primary justification used by Bull Gator and Axl for anything they do is that they are doing it "to please the zoo-going children of the world".
* ThisIsMySide: In "Unhappy Together", an argument between the Platypus Brothers ends with them cutting their house in half.
* TitleDrop: Digeri Dingo does it in "Nursemaid Taz". After referring to Taz as 'nursemaid Taz', Digeri (a notorious FourthWallObserver) [[LampshadeHanging hangs a lampshade on it]] by turning to the camera and declaring "There! I worked the title in!".
* TitleThemeTune
* TongueOnTheFlagpole: Taz gets his tongue stuck to frozen dinner in "Take All of Me". Wendal's attempts to free him do not go well.
* TooCleverByHalf: Digeri Dingo.
* TooDumbToFool: Taz may be noisy, short-tempered, impatient and always hungry, but he manages to wear out most people's attempts to trap him, and has outwitted Bull and Axl, and Wendall, on several occasions.
** He also outwitted Digeri Dingo in some time like in "A Dingo's Guide to Magic". Although we can say that had involuntarily.
* TooDumbToLive: MarvinTheMartian. He programmed a bomb to destroy Earth ''before'' his spaceship came back to pick him up. He and Taz had to resort to TimeTravel to prevent Earth's destruction.
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: For Hugh, it's "a tall, cool glass of OJ". ("Yay.")
* TraintopBattle: Taz, Wendal and Thickley at the end of "To Catch a Taz".
* TreeBuchet: Francis X. Bushlad attempts to use one to catch Taz. You can probably guess how well it worked...
* UnderTheMistletoe: In "No Time for Christmas", there a mistletoe scene between Bushwacker Bob and Constance Koala. Same for Mr. Thickley.
* TheUnintelligible: Taz.
* TheUnreveal: "Road to Tazmania" ends with Hugh and Taz opening up the carton of orange juice to find out what is inside. As they do so, the episode {{Iris Out}}s. {{Lampshaded}} when Hugh iris ins long enough to say "Don't you just hate it when that happens?".
* {{Wackyland}}: Keeweeland in "Taz in Keeweeland".
* WalkIntoCameraObstruction:
** "The Amazing Shrinking Taz and Co." when Taz and the Platypus Bros. are being chased by ants, Taz's eyes fill the screen then cuts to the same setting with the ants.
* WalkThroughTheCamera: Close to the beginning of "Nursemaid Taz" with Taz's brother Jake. He and her sister are running towards the table and Jake runs into the screen and then runs out.
* WeaponizedCar: In one of the "Road to Taz-Mania..." episodes, enemy agents turn the family mini-van into a weaponized spy car after Hugh, Drew and Taz are mistaken for fellow spies.
* WeirdnessCensor: The wild life documentary host that shows up in some episodes always thinks the animals are stupid and uncivilised even though they speak English, wear clothes and have mastered the use of modern technology.
** Though Taz does meet her criteria, somewhat, as she tends to focus on him.
* WhatHaveWeEar: "The Dingo's Guide to Magic".
* WheelOFeet
* WhoWritesThisCrap: Francis X. Bushlad gets an epic one in one episode, berating the writers for the AllJustADream ending and pointing out the unfired ChekhovsGun of the 16 ton weight that had been dangling over the characters' heads for most the episode. [[TemptingFate This proves unwise.]]
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: "Taz hate water! '''TAZ HATE WATER!'''"
** "Taz hate bath!"
** "Taz hate flashback! Taz HATE flashback!"
** Also "Taz hate pain!" when he's being subjected to one of the Playtpus Brothers' many experiences.
** Taz hate recession!
* WilliamTelling: According to "Unhappy Together", 'William Tell' is a favourite game of the Platypus Brothers and Daniel gets quite upset when he thinks Timothy is playing it with Taz.
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