Web Animation / Shut Up Cartoons

Shut Up! Cartoons is an all-animation channel on YouTube, created by the duo Smosh. The line-up thus far is:

  • Do's and Don'ts: A series where a narrator gives wildly inappropriate advice to young children on a variety of topics.
  • Pubertina: A series which depicts the life of an angst-ridden 11-year-old girl going through puberty.
  • Zombies vs. Ninjas: A series which depicts the ongoing battle between a group of five ninjas and an endless array of zombies. An Aesop is usually alluded to, and then subverted.
  • Krogzilla: A series which follows the misadventures of the titular character Krogzilla, a formerly 200 foot sea monster trying to live like a human by getting a job.
  • Snowjacked: A series about a man named Derf who is helping a woman named Layta find her "Snowjacked" family.
  • Nature Break: A series about a Nature Documentary hosted by Dr. Michael W. Hollingsworth.
  • Weasel Town: A series about a pair of friends named Dipster and Haunches that constantly get into trouble.
  • Oishi High School Battle: A series about Oishi Kawaii, a demon slayer from space who goes to high school on earth.
  • Samurai Daycare: An incompetent samurai in training tries very hard to run a day care.
  • Politicats: An epic political battle begins, involving Martian cats, evil cat councils and sneezing yaks.
  • Planets: The Anthropomorphic Personification of the nine planets try to get along while dealing with outer space menaces.
  • Oishi Origins: A miniseries featuring Oishi and her dad before they settled in Glendale and Oishi went to school.
  • Really Freaking Embarrassing: Really embarrassing stories from real people....Ok they're actors. Created by Peter Hannan of CatDog fame.
  • Icons of Teen: The fictional icons of your childhood tell their teen years.
  • Teleporting Fat Guy: Robbie, the teleporting fat guy with his talking cyborg badger, tries to travel through time to stop Bart Reynolds from taking over the universe. Basically Teleporting Fat Guy's Origins Episodes.
  • Sub 3: A special pizza delivery service, and a blatant Expy to Speed Racer.
  • With Zombies: The Zombie Apocalypse has finally happened...except the zombies are acting like normal people.
  • Paper Cuts: Famous scenes and trailers done through paper cut outs
  • Life's A Zoo: Take 7 contestants, lock them in a mansion, jam in elements of all your favorite reality shows then watch the fur and feathers fly as this bunch battle for 15 minutes of reality fame. Unlike most of the shows, it actually existed before the network started and was a cartoon beforehand
  • Smosh Babies: The cast of Smosh as infants in a daycare.
  • Just Shut Up!: A live-action show done in the style of a dysfunctional Sat AM kids' show, featuring clips from the other "Shut Up Cartoons" and a mock interview per episode with a YouTube personality
  • Munroe: From the creators of Icons of Teen, comes a super spy named Munroe, who is really bad as a super spy.
  • Otaku Taco Truck: The wacky adventures of Swiss and his friends as they try and run a taco stand.
  • Alfred and Poe: A sitcom cartoon starring a toucan named Alfred and a turtle named Poe.
  • Super Smosh: A new series featuring Ian and Anthony becoming super heroes.

Tropes relating to each series:

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     Do's and Don'ts 
  • Abusive Parents: LaBarbeque's dad, who apparently threatened to send him to an orphanage if he didn't become a rapper.
  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: Susie once said she wants to marry Jimmy. Jimmy is evil. Do the math.
  • Big Eater: Susie.
  • Conspicuous CG: The backgrounds are 3D models.
  • Cool and Unusual Punishment: While creating their own church, the kids decide they need their own equivalent to Hell. Jimmy suggests forcing sinners to watch all of Jean-Claude-Van Damme's movies while Van Damme himself punches them in the back of the head.
  • Earth-Shattering Kaboom: In the season finale Twice
  • Emo Kid: Gregory.
  • Negative Continuity.
  • The Power of Friendship: Subverted. In "Deserted Island", Susie suggests that she and Jimmy could survive being stranded on an island through the power of friendship, only for the narrator to tell her that it's not a real thing.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: The kids as "the Codekeepers" in "Cults."
  • Real Men Wear Pink: In "Gangs", Jimmy meets two other prisoners at juvenile hall who act like typical hardcore bad boys. However, they also gossip about fellow prisoners like teenage girls, and give Jimmy the nickname, "Unicorn."
  • Handicapped Badass: Clifford and his friends. See the trope below.
  • Humongous Mecha: The Mechtards.
  • Hollywood Acid: Susie and Jimmy originally consider using this to dispose of Henry's body. The Narrator, however, correctly states that Lye is a stronger solvent.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: In the season finale, Jimmy's actions end up arousing the wrath of Satan himself. Of Course, the whole earth is destroyed, but Satan is only angry at Jimmy.Guess what that means.
  • Karmic Death: Jimmy is killed by the zombified Goth kid he threw off For the Evulz
  • Karma Houdini: Jimmy. Until "Ritualistic Sacrifice"
    • Once again averted in "Zombie Apocalypse"
  • The Sociopath: Jimmy.
  • Villain Protagonist: The kids end up like this from time to time, especially Jimmy.
  • Zombie Apocalypse: The kids start one unintentionally in the second season finale, leading to Kill Them All

    Pubertina 

     Zombies vs. Ninjas 

    Krogzilla 

    Snowjacked 

     Nature Break 

     Weasel Town 
  • Big NO: Dipster does this in episode one when he finds out that his friend Sean died. Not because he died, but because he doesn't want to go to the funeral.
  • I Know Jeet Kune Do: The President of Hamburgers uses this in episode 3 and proves it.
  • The Straight Man: Haunches.
  • The Tooth Hurts: The plot of "The Dentist".
  • They Changed It, Now It Sucks: Invoked in "Presidential Burger", where Haunches is angry that his favorite burger has been given a secret ingredientnote  that he doesn't like.

     Oishi High School Battle 
  • Animesque
  • Art Evolution: The second season has improved the overall designs of the characters to make them fit better with their live action background.
  • Artistic License – Geography: N'Gnarloth 29 is being described as Dutch, which is actually a race native to the Netherlands.
    • Hilarious in Hindsight: When you think about how paperthin the disguise of N'Gnarloth 29 is. Then this trope could actually be invoked by N'Gnarloth 29 herself.
  • Blatant Lies: N'Gnarloth 29 is definitely not a demon
  • Boobs of Steel: Oishi, to the point where it's lampshaded by the fact that one of her special attacks is a laser coming from her cleavage.
  • Curtains Match the Window: She has pink hair and pink eyes.
  • Deranged Animation: Oishi's boyfriend turns into an eye and splits himself briefly during the dance off.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: In "Career Day", Oishi's response to her teacher dating her father is to trap her teacher in a sphere that constantly blows up, killing her in the process, and re-creating itself to start the whole process over again.
  • Expository Theme Tune: Provided by popular electro-pop/crunckcore group Blood on the Dance Floor (who get an animated cameo in the theme song no less).
  • Flanderization: Oishi's father, Ryuzu. He started off in the series as a somewhat competent former demon slayer trying to make ends meet with some odd jobs. From Season 2 onwards, he turned into the Oishi High School Battle equivalent of Randy Marsh.
  • Gainaxing: Happens constantly to Oishi.
  • Heroic Comedic Sociopath: Oishi smiles while her ex-boyfriend devours the resident Jerk Jock, spraying her and everyone else in the guy's blood.
  • Jerk Jock: One tries to court Oishi. In the end, Oishi's alien ex-boyfriend eats him.
  • Killer Rabbit / Ridiculously Cute Critter: Noodle the "dog".
  • Literal-Minded: Oishi tends to take almost everything literally. Unfortunately for everyone else, everything was as literal as she thinks...
  • Medium Blending: Season 1 mixed live action and animation where Oishi, her dad, Noodles, and various demons were all animated, while the setting and other humans were all live action.
  • Obviously Evil: N'Gnarloth 29 is in every way a demon, not that anyone (except Oishi) stops her from being a substitute teacher.
  • Roger Rabbit Effect
  • Sugar Apocalypse: Kittentopia get destroyed, and its inhabitants get massacred by a giant head monster, when Raiuzu was slacking in his post.
  • Villain Protagonist: Oishi can qualify as this, due to some of her actions.
  • What happened to Mucusance?: In "The Crush" Oishi was dating Mucusance. Now the plot of "Sleepover" involes "spin the bottle". So does that mean that Oishi is single now?
  • X Meets Y: According to the trailer, kinda like Sailor Moon and Scott Pilgrim had an EVIL baby.

    Samurai Daycare 
  • Idiot Hero: Ned
  • Gainaxing: A whole segment of intro is multiplied asynchronous breast jiggle.

     Politicats 

     Planets 

     Really Freaking Embarrassing 

     Icons of Teen 

     Teleporting Fat Guy 

     Sub 3 
  • Determinator: Sub 3 WILL deliver his pizza in under 3 minutes, even if he's at gunpoint or delivering someone's baby.

     With Zombies 

     Paper Cut Outs 
  • Real Trailer, Fake Movie: Played with, the movies and scenes are from actual films, the designs themselves aren't done in paper cut outs]]

     Life's A Zoo 

     Smosh Babies 
  • Companion Cube: Ian's Miss-Hugs-A-Lot teddy bear, and to a much lesser extent, Anthony's Froggy doll.
  • Daycare Nightmare: The main setting of the series' first three seasons is a run-down daycare center owned by the appropriately-named Mrs. Buttz. Half the time, she is apathetic towards the children of her clients, and the other half the time, she and her dog, Bark-Bark, enforce physical violence on them. In the first season, the playground was rusted-up and guarded by a trio of three-year-old bullies, and in the second season, it was replaced by a parking lot for old peoplenote . The Daycare's certificate of authenticity is revealed to be expired, and on top of all that, the daycare apparently doesn't have a diaper service, as there is a shed near it that has the sole purpose of storing soiled diapers.
  • Improbable Weapon User: If you get on Hector's bad side, he will cut you with his pacifier. You'd be surprised at how sharp he's able to get it.
  • Potty Emergency: In "Extreme Desert Dodgeball", Ian has one after drinking several boxes of juice, having misinterpreted P.E. class as "Pee Class".
  • Potty Failure:
    • In "Potty Training", fter Ian finds out that Anthony is potty-trained, he and his friends exile him to the playground. After getting bullied by Lenny, Bruce, and Melvin, Anthony wets his pants in front of them and Penny, and thus goes back to wearing diapers for the rest of the series.
    • At the end of "Extreme Desert Dodgeball", after Ian and Anthony decide to lose the dodgeball game on purpose just to save their friendship, Ian ends up with a soaked diaper.
  • Searching the Stalls: In "Potty Training", when Ian starts to suspect that Anthony is acting weird, he follows him into the bathroom and and searches each stall for him. When he reaches the last one, he is shocked to find Anthony using the toilet.
  • Show Within a Show: The LePrawn James Show.
  • Spinoff Babies: It's basically a show featuring the Smosh team as babies.
  • Terrible Trio: Lenny, Bruce, and Melvin.
  • Toilet Humor: Given the ages of the main characters, this is to be expected in every episode.

     Just Shut Up! 

     Munroe 

     Otako Taco Bus 
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