Funny / Tangled: The Series

Before Ever After, The Movie

  • "This is the story of how I died... and went to heaven!"
  • There are a lot in the first song:
    • Rapunzel is being groomed by three women...one of them tightly pulls the ties around Rapunzel's corsets.
    • The Snuggly Ducklings have apparently moved into the castle and have adjusted quite nicely, as King Frederic puts it.
    • Since Rapunzel doesn't wear shoes, she accidentally tracks in the dirt on her feet to the floors of the castle. The maid who points this out is less than pleased.
  • It's smack in the middle of a dramatic scene, but even when proposing to Rapunzel Eugene can still get in a great one-liner:
    Eugene: I want to spend the rest of my life here with you.
    Rapunzel: Here? In this castle?
    Eugene: Well I mean we could rent, but it's hard to see how we're going to top this.
  • "I just poured my heart out to a frog."
  • Stan, the guard with the ascot, who insists it brings out his mustache despite it not being regulation.
    • When Maximus is sneaking Rapunzel and Cassandra back into Rapunzel's room, he comes upon the two guards. While the captain of the guard still has his title, Maximus clearly still has authority. The two guards are clearly intimated by the horse's stern glare. The one without that ascot quickly informs Maximus he told him that the ascot was not appropriate. Maximus sends them off with the air of superiority before signalling that the coast is clear for the two girls to sneak in.
  • Cassandra's increasingly desperate attempts to cut Rapunzel's Nighnvulnerable new hair, culminating in trying to chop it off with a huge battleaxe that breaks Rapunzel's table in half but has no effect on her hair.
  • After finding out that Rapunzel snuck out, Eugene (with Pascal) attempts to look for her and promptly bumps into her father. A classic and awkward (kind of) son-in-law and father-in-law conversation ensues.
  • Eugene doesn't take the return of The Hair all that well.note 
    • After learning about the hair, Eugene tells Rapunzel not to hide things from the people she loves. Then...
      Queen Arianna: (Calling from outside Rapunzel's room) Rapunzel, honey?
      Eugene: (without missing a beat) Hide. Your. Hair. Woman! You gotta hide yo' hair!
  • This exchange between Eugene and Cassandra:
    Eugene: Look, Cassandra, I know you don't like me for Rapunzel.
    Cassandra: Oh, that's not true. I don't like you for anyone.
  • After her evil plot is foiled, Lady Caine tries to escape, vowing to return someday and exact revenge. Then as soon as she unblocks the door Maximus and the guards knock it down on top of her.

Season 1

What The Hair?!
  • Eugene dares Cassandra to name one time he couldn't keep a secret. Cue a long string of Gilligan Cuts.
    • The best part is that Rapunzel has her long golden hair during the cuts, which means that these all happened in the past week!
  • Big Nose and his cheesy love poetry.
    • There seems to be hours of it, too, given that the other thugs dread having to listen to it and give death glares to Eugene when he asks Big Nose if he's written anything new. After Big Nose finally finishes reading (by which point everyone is clearly bored out of their skulls), Eugene leaves and Shorty, who up to this point had been sleeping on the bar, wakes up and asks Big Nose if he's written any new poems lately, to everyone else's chagrin.
  • Maximus trying to get an apple and ending up caught in a pile of goo.
  • The reveal that the mighty and terrifying wizard Varian is actually a shrimpy teenage alchemist. Who is a big fan of the Flynn Rider books and seems to think Eugene is the real thing.
  • In the middle of making a dramatic proclamation to solve Rapunzel's problem, Varian manages to accidentally knock himself out with a piece of his own equipment. What really sells it is how he starts out talking normally after and then suddenly collapses mid sentence.
  • Eugene finally finds a "Wanted!" Poster of himself that got the nose right. Varian destroys it with his strange sword by accident.
    Eugene: Oh, come on!
  • Cassandra's long chain of logic as to why Rapunzel can't tell Eugene the truth.
    Cassandra: Rapunzel, I want to trust you, and I trust that you trust Eugene, but I don't trust Eugene, and if I can't trust Eugene, I can't trust you, and you're just going to have to trust me. (beat) Trust me, that logic tracks.

Rapunzel's Enemy
  • Poor Rapunzel is so sheltered, she apparently doesn't know what booing is, and seems to think it's some kind of exotic cheer.
  • Eugene using the fact that he and Cassandra are agreeing on something as an arguing point when trying to convince Rapunzel to let it go.
  • Rapunzel tries not to think about getting booed, and immediately starts hearing the syllable "boo" in everyone's conversations.
  • It's amusing how the otherwise sweet-natured Uncle Monty immediately turns into a Grumpy Old Man when he interacts with Rapunzel.
  • "Operation: Make Stuff", with Rapunzel's desperate attempt to win Uncle Monty over with hand-made gifts, including a scarf (he doesn't like the color), a chocolate sculpture of his head ("In my day, a good chocolate sculpture was solid!"), and re-painting the sign over his shop (he doesn't appreciate her touching up the hand-painted sign without his say-so).
  • Eugene calling Cassandra irresponsible because she was careless enough to trust him with taking care of the gopher.
    Cassandra: I gotta get some lotion for his paws. Could you watch him for a few minutes?
    Eugene: Oh, you sure I can be trusted with this hallowed Corona institution?
    Cassandra: I was talking to the gopher.

Fitzherbert P.I.
  • The montage of Eugene trying (and failing at) various jobs.
    • First he tries to become a baker, but falls victim to Oven Logic.
    • Then he becomes a carriage driver. Not only does he go way too fast for his first customer's tastes, he drops her off at the wrong house.
    • Then he tries becoming a cobbler, and does a pretty good job... until the cobbler recognizes him as the guy who stole a shipment of boots a few years back.
      Eugene: Does this mean I'm getting the boot?
      Cobbler: No, it means you're getting fired!
  • Shorty accidentally gets roped into the trials for the royal guard because he thought he was getting in line for the men's bathroom.
  • Queen Arianna's royal portrait is hidden away in a storeroom behind some tarps, because it's her posing with an awkward assortment of implements for her various hobbies. It seems being a polymath runs in the family!
  • Mr. di Giovanni's outrageously snooty attitude, leading up to his dreadful attempt at painting Rapunzel's portrait which helps Eugene realize he was an impostor.

Challenge of the Brave
  • The montage near the beginning contrasting Cassandra's badass practice for the Challenge of the Brave and her mundane duties as a maid at the palace.
  • The mere image of dainty and bright Princess Rapunzel entering a contest of strength and skill alongside a bunch of drably-dressed thugs (and Cassandra) and actually holding her own.
  • Rapunzel's incredibly awkward attempts at Trash Talk that not only morphs into her complimenting a thug's tattoos, but also proves more effective than Cassandra's own attempts by causing another thug to decide to go see her mom instead of continuing to participate.
  • Eugene gets thrown out of the event for annoying the fans and spends the whole episode trying to get back in. He tries to convince the guard to let him in claiming he left his wallet in the stands. Finally, after buying a ticket from Shorty, Eugene sprints back into the stadium...only to discover the tournament's already over.
    Eugene: SHORTY, I WANT MY MONEY BACK!

Cassandra V. Eugene

The Return of Strongbow
  • This Looney Tunes-esque bit from the heist in the flashback:
    Lance and Flynn are hiding from the guards behind a rock.
    Lance: Check to see if the coast is clear!
    Eugene slowly looks up, and the camera pans to show a furious looking guard standing 'right there' leering directly at them, and growling no less. Flynn slowly sits back down.
    Flynn (completely deadpan): Yeah, not really.
  • The entire scene where Eugene and Lance flee down a darkened hallway in the Baron's mansion.
  • When Eugene introduces Lance to Rapunzel and Cassandra, Lance eases his way along the fire mantle, sneaking all the valuables on it, while Eugene is trying to sneak all the pieces back on to the mantle?
  • Eugene and Lance's attempt to steal back the Queen's ring from Rapunzel:
    • Rapunzel sleeping in an incredibly awkward pose.
    • Lance accidentally wakes Pascal when the hot wax from a candle dribbles onto the little chameleon's tail.
    • Cassandra confronts the two, and Lance offers to deal with her.
      Eugene: Wait, she'll destroy you! ...On second thought, go ahead.
    • Rapunzel smacks Eugene so hard with her frying pan it leaves a dent shaped like his face, by which Rapunzel is able to identify him.
  • The reveal that Lance Strongbow's real name is Arnwaldo is funny enough, but near the end of the episode it turns out his last name is Schnitz.

In Like Flynn
  • When Rapunzel's painting his portrait at the beginning of the episode, Pascal is posing lying on his side and with a rose in his mouth... like a human pin-up model.
  • Upon seeing the vandalized statue of her father, Rapunzel comments that you'd have to be a total moron to think it was funny. Cue Eugene seeing the statue and cackling at it. During which Rapunzel, Cassandra and the Captain of the Guards stare at him awkwardly with a "Dude, REALLY?" look on their faces, until Eugene embarassedly stops laughing.
  • King Frederic's entire Not So Above It All demeanor throughout the episode.
  • Rapunzel's efforts at "pranking" people throughout the episode. And her enthusiastically exclaiming that from now on "pranking" will be known as "Rapunzling".
  • The Royal Seal of Equis turns out to be King Trevor's pet seal. And it doesn't seem to be too bright either. After the day he's already had, Eugene's response is to just give up.

Great Expotations
  • Flynn's... disturbed reaction to Rapunzel's "Vegetable Slicer". Plus the fact that Rapunzel's creations all were already invented... besides the giant hairdryer.

Under Raps
  • EVERYONE agrees Andrew is handsome. Including Flynn.
  • Cassandra runs through a list of things to prove Rapunzel can't keep a secret.
  • The 5 foot long list of things that Rapunzel wants to do on her and Eugene's double date with Cassandra and Andrew, and the cute little drawing of all four skipping and holding hands surrounded by hearts. D'awww.
  • Pascal playing a teensy little Spanish guitar to help serenade the lovers.
  • When Rapunzel mentions Cass's fighting strengths, Cassandra proceeds to kick her so hard the table lifts up.

One Angry Princess
  • Everything about Rapunzel calling on Ms. Crowley as a witness in Attila's trial.
    • After she first tells Rapunzel about what she saw, she eerily slides over to behind a bush and vanishes in a flash of light. A lot of moments in this episode are a bit scary, but also over the top and funny in their ridiculousness. Also, Rapunzel's nonplussed reaction.
      Rapunzel: ...Ooookay then.
    • Nobody knows who Miss Hortense Q. Crowley is until Rapunzel calls her "Old Lady Crowley"
      Eugene: Uh, Blondie? This is a court of law, you can't just make people up.
    • It turns out to be utterly pointless because Crowley thought Big Nose was Attila.

Max's Enemy
  • When someone cries out "Thief!", Flynn, Lance, and the pub thugs put their hands up, while Shorty holds up a fish.
  • Maximus's Imagine Spot of Axel marrying the horse he has a crush on, as in, a human wedding, including The Wedding March being played, and a priest to perform the ceremony.
  • After Max rescues the carriage with Lady Caine on it, she offers him a job as her new stallion. Cue Rapunzel immediately yanking her away from him and tying her to a tree, all while Caine has the most kill-me-now expression on her face.

Not In The Mood
  • Thanks to one of Xavier's potions, Rapunzel, Eugene and Cassandra get their personalities reversed on the day of an important political meeting. Sweet Rapunzel becomes brutally honest ball of irritability, arrogant Eugene becomes timid and comically insecure, and cold Cassandra becomes a perky, ditzy sweetheart. Hilarity ensues.
    • Cassandra happens to be set to run a guard post that day. Of course, thanks to the potion the audience can already tell she isn't in the best state of mind to be guarding anything. When a hulking, Obviously Evil thug cuts past the line to enter without a pass or identification she... lets him through with a smile and a wave—which leads to her getting removed from duty again. Amusingly, she then cheerfully runs off to apparently hang out with the guy.
      • This amusingly works out in her favor when he saves her in the finale. When Cassandra wonders why his personality wasn't reversed by the potion, he lampshades his character type with "What personality?"
    • The foreign dignitary visiting the kingdom is notoriously insecure and takes offense at everything. Naturally, Angry!Rapunzel insults him every single time they talk, while her parents stumble over themselves trying to fool the guy into thinking she was complimenting him. Even better, every time the insults get more and more extreme.
    • When they find out what happened, the trio confront Xavier. During this, Angry!Rapunzel is making angry faces at him, Timid!Eugene is off to the side trying not to get involved, and Nice!Cassandra is running around in the background playing leapfrog.
      Cassandra: WHEEE! BEST OPPOSITE DAY EVER!
    • Later a whole roomful of people get a dose of the potion, and while Frederick turning into an warmongering dictator isn't so funny, Ariana turning into a jeering, belching slob and the Captain getting the mentality of a ten year old certainly are.
  • Upon being named MC of the banquet, Eugene spends the entire episode obsessed with using fog machines while everybody tries and fails to tell him that it's a horrible idea.
  • Rapunzel made individualized gift baskets for every single person attending the party, including a personal portrait made of each of them. The only thing both Eugene and Cassandra can agree on is that it was a colossal waste of time.

Alternative Title(s): Tangled Before Ever After

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