The New Abridged Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
by fquebral and Xplayer007 is an Abridged Series
of the 1988 television series The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
. While most of the character personalities remain the same as the originals, the episodes completely throw the plot out the window and substitute a completely random sequence of events, occasionally tied together by an overall theme.
Episodes can be found here
- Accidental Hero – Piglet in episode 1
- American Accents – Gopher has a southern drawl, a really bad one.
- Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!! – Pooh admires the shiny honey in episode 3, and doesn’t notice 3 bees that land on his paw.
- Breaking the Fourth Wall – “Piglet, as you can see, we’re already in a cartoon.”
- Character Exaggeration - everybody, naturally
- Chase Scene – abundant in episode 3
- Comedic Sociopathy – Often turned up to eleven (well, it is a slapstick children’s show after all)
- Crazy Enough to Work – lampshaded and subverted “This plan has absolutely no chance of success”
- Deadpan Snarker – Pooh
- Disney Acid Sequence – a mild one at the end of Episode 2, but when accompanied by “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds…”
- Disney Death – lampshaded in Episode 2
- Fanservice – lampshaded. Piglet is “just there for fanservice.”
- For the Evulz – In episode two everyone makes a plan to kill the Batman Eeyore but no one knows why
- Hidden in Plain Sight – Everyone in episode 3, usually incompetently
- Homage – To abridged series in the first episode and to Batman in the second
- Genre Savvy – pretty much every character to some extent
- It Has Been an Honor – “I’ve always loved you”
- Lampshade Hanging
- Larynx Dissonance – thankfully there are only two female voices thus far in the series, Christopher Robin’s Mother (for which a pitch bend was used) and Roo (who, while not female, was given the female voice of a guest star)
- Lighter and Softer – much less adult humor than most abridged series. The creator’s intent is for the series to be for the same audience that the original series targeted.
- In episode 3, Pooh tells Tigger to “be a little more kid friendly and a little less…sexy.”
- Man of a Thousand Voices
- Mistaken Identity – Eeyore is mistaken for the batman, for some odd reason
- No One Could Survive That – Eeyore
- "Not Making This Up" Disclaimer – Sometimes the actual dialogue of the series is used, as ridiculous as it may sound.
- Only Mostly Dead – “He’s only unconscious”
- Pooh lampshades that Eeyore is only “mostly dead” and that there’s a “big difference”
- The Other Darrin – Rabbit’s voice is shared between fquebral and Xplayer007, who use very distinctive interpretations. Lampshaded when Pooh mentions the voice changes
- Placebotinum Effect – Lampshaded. “What laws of physics? We don’t even know what you’re talking about.”
- Running Gag – Yakety Sax in Episode 3
- Self-Deprecation – “Xplayer007 can do a lot better pooh than an Eeyore.”
- Show Within a Show – Yu-gi-oh the movie in episode 1
- Stuff Blowing Up – the explosion sound effect was used 4 times in the first episode
- In the second episode, Tigger suggests the use of big explosions to slay the Batman (Eeyore)
- Take That – “Curse you 4kids…that was the worst movie ever!”
- “Billy Joel is my favorite artist, way better than the Jonas brothers you know
- To The Bat Noun – “I mean…Pooh’s house”
- Wrong Genre Savvy – in episode 2 everyone thinks that they’re villains from Batman
- Zombie Apocalypse – in episode 1…sort of.