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aka: Fred Figglehorn
HI I'M FREEEEEED!
. Fred is 6.
He has a condition which requires him to take pills to act like a normal kid.
His mom likes to go out, and his dad is a rock star and lives in the State Pen.
You know, just like when you were a kid!
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Fred provides examples of: 3-D Movie: The second movie was said to be one, but ended up being in 2D. Actually Not a Vampire: Mr. Devlin from the second movie, though the very end suggests otherwise. Alliterative Name: Alpha Bitch: Judy. Anti-Hero: Calling him "heroic" is a massive stretch, given that all his actions are driven by pettiness and/or bizarre emotional impulses. He gets more heroic in the third movie, though. Animated Adaptation: The series. "It's Fred!" Art Shift: features animation and Christmas is Creepy Stop Motion. , Tater Haters , Fred Figglehorn , FRED gets Animated part 1 , FRED Gets Adopted , FRED Makes a Campfire , FRED makes a Diorama , FRED Goes on a Field Trip , FRED Gets a Monkey , FRED Uses a Spork , FRED Goes to a Funeral , and Fred Brings Cherie To School feature animation as well. Fred Gets a Foreign Exchange Student Ascended Extra: Fred's creator has come closer than probably any other non-musician to creating "real" stardom from YouTube stardom. Case in point, an entire episode of dedicated to him and a walk on role as himself in iCarly . Hannah Montana Big Damn Movie: Fred , The Movie Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred, and Fred 3: Camp Fred. Big Ol' Unibrow: Fadila from turns out to have one. Fred Gets a Foreign Exchange Student Christmas Episode: There've been a few. Cloudcuckoolander: He has medication for this, but it doesn't seem to...you know, work. When Fred lost his medicine, it became worse. Color-Coded for Your Convenience: Season 1 = Blue hand-lettered shirt. Season 2 = Red shirt. Seasons 3 and 4 = Blue printed (see below) shirt. Creepy Child: The basic premise of . Fred himself has his moments. Fred Babysits a Psycho Crossover: Dark Horse Victory: Fred and his mortal enemy Kevin compete for class president. The winner is a girl called Cleopatra who Fred claims "didn't have any ideas" and was just sort of there. Darker and Edgier: Averted, the show is brighter than the web video. In the web video, it is implied that Fred's mom is a prostitute. Fred's father is never there in the Web videos. Dawson Casting: Self-inflicted—Lucas Cruikshank was 14 when he created 6-year-old Fred. Averted in the movies with Fred, as Lucas was 16 when filiming took place and Fred was depicted as a 15 year old there. However, it's played straight with the ages of Jennette McCurdy (17), Jake Weary (19) and Pixie Lott (18) during filiming. Fred is the only person in the middle school he goes to that actually looks like he could reasonably be a middle schooler. Possibly inverted with John Cena as Fred's imaginary dad, unless he was around 18 when Fred was conceived (and that's only if Fred's dad is the same age as Cena, any younger then...) Daydream Surprise: A large portion of the movies are this. In some places, it's hard to tell what's a Daydream Surprise and what isn't. There are even a few Daydream Surprise characters ...or are they? Direct-to-Video: Fred's Got Talent was released Direct To DVD as a bonus feature on the Fred: The Movie DVD. was originally released Direct To Digital Download through the official I Wanna Be A Celebrity Fred store. Disappeared Dad: Fred's dad lives in the State Pen. In the movies, however, his "dad" takes on the flesh of John Cena. Don't Try This at Home: In . FRED Gets Animated Pt.2 DVD Commentary: The first movie has one by director Clay Weiner, writer David Goodman, and actor Lucas Cruikshank. Even Evil Has Standards: Kevin one time pretended to be Judy, saying that he and Judy had broken up, and wanted to date Fred. When Judy found out she stated that was too far, though Fred thought Judy was only acting. Flanderization: Inverted with The Movies, and for good reason: an entire two-hour movie where Fred talked in an incredibly annoying high-pitched, fast-paced voice would get old REAL fast. (He's still pitch-shifted, but not as much.) Fourth Wall Mail Slot: In . FRED gets Animated part 1 Getting Crap Past the Radar: The movies do this a lot. Gosh Dang It to Heck!: "Goddang it, my meds aren't in my underwear drawer!" Not to mention his hackin' catch phrase. Gross-Up Close-Up: In . Tater Haters Guide Dang It: Likely just a glitch, but six videos will only play if the quality is turned down to 240p: , FRED ThrowDown #1 - Peace Around the World for Generations , FRED ThrowDown #2 - Homie G pic , FRED: "Figglehorn '08" Campaign Video , FRED: Kevin's Attack Ad , and FRED ThrowDown #3 - Creepiest Picture with your Pet FRED Sings at YouTube Live!!! Halloween Episode: There've been a few. Helium Speech: Fred Hilariously Abusive Childhood: Fred is in the middle of one. I Am Not Weasel: Non-talking animal example. Fred always mistakes small dogs for squirrels. Identical Stranger: Fadila from turns out to look like Fred with a Fred Gets a Foreign Exchange Student Big Ol' Unibrow. Insistent Terminology: It's a Master Blaster! Interquel: Karma Houdini: Fred. Keet: Fred. Kiddie Kid: In the movies, Fred acts almost exactly the same as in the web series, and gets aged up about 10 years. Love Potion: In the episode Fred: The Show "Love Potion". Loyal Animal Companion: Even if Fred has no human friends, Sparky, the Neighborhood Squirrels, and the Cat With Rabies will never leave him. Missing Episode: While still accessible, and Fred Fights Over the Computer have since been set to unlisted, making them harder to find. Fred Throws a Party! Mood Swinger: In the first movie Fred throws up on Judy at her party and she tells him to leave, but then she runs after him seconds later. The Movie: Three of 'em, both of which were intended for theaters but ended up premiering on Nickelodeon. (The first film did make it to theaters in the UK due to the distributor capitalizing on Pixie Lott's popularity over there, but it bombed spectacularly.) Nickelodeon has also picked up a TV series ( ) and then a third movie ( Fred: The Show Fred 3: Camp Fred). No Ending: . The Babysitter's a Vampire Not Even Bothering with the Accent: In the first movie, Pixie Lott's character Judy is explicitly stated to be Southern. However, you wouldn't know it since Pixie speaks (and sings) with her natural British accent throughout the whole film. I'm fairly sure that Fred was the one who claimed that Judy was Southern, and... well, we know how Fred is. Fairly sure it was completely deliberate. Overly Long Gag: In the first movie, when Fred's faced with a car repairman who doesn't speak English, he thinks he is being messed with and proceeds to run away screaming, while we are shown brief shots of different areas (like near a fence, on a railroad track and even on a rollercoaster track). This continues until he runs into a live dam. Parental Abandonment: His mom loves bars and staying out late and is almost never there, and his "rock star" dad is on Death Row. The first movie implies that Fred's dad actually lived nearby (until the movie's events actually occur), and was never in jail (or a rock star), but has Fred's dad appear in jail. FRED makes a Diorama Pet the Dog: The end of the first movie— Fred's wacky scheme for instant popularity doesn't work, but Judy turns up at his house to sing with him. May be. Playing A Tree: Fred gets cast as a tree in the school production of Grease. And he loves it. Pottery Barn Poor: Fred and his mom. Also Judy, to a degree. Fred lampshades this, saying that her trailer is bigger on the inside. Previously On: opens with a clip from the end of FRED Gets Animated Pt.2 . FRED gets Animated part 1 Product Placement: Random Events Plot: The movies. Recycled: The Series: . Fred: The Show Santa Claus: Appears in , Fred on Christmas , and Christmas Cash . Christmas is Creepy Sdrawkcab Name: Derf from the movies. Series Continuity Error: In , Fred mentions his "first CD" while holding up a few copies of his second CD, I Wanna Be A Celebrity Who's Ready to Party? With FRED. His first CD, mentioned in and Fred Finds a Creepy Doll , was Fred Talks About His Christmas Music It's Hackin' Christmas! With FRED. This error is especially egregious since both CDs actually exist and are available for purchase. Similarly Named Works: Stalker with a Crush: Talia, Kevin's little sister from the second movie. Fred himself to Judy in the original series. Talk Show: The series. Figgle Chat Talky Bookends: Time Skip: Implied in the first movie (and, by extension, the second)—it's stated that Fred's 15 (and his voice isn't as high), whereas the YouTube videos state that he's 6. Trailers Always Lie: Nickelodeon's commercials for the second movie, AND HOW. Practically THE WHOLE COMMERCIAL was just John Cena's appearances, the Twilight Homage/ Take That, the wrestling scene, and the first water g- IT'S A MASTER BLASTER! scene, ALL OF WHICH WAS IMAGINARY. Training Montage: In the episode Fred: The Show "The Expired Cow". Tuckerization: The movies reveal that Kevin's family's last name is Libo, the same as writer David Goodman's cousins (as mentioned in the first movie's DVD Commentary). Undercrank: How Fred gets his high voice and fast movement. Unreliable Narrator: Even more so in the movies, where half of the events don't even happen. Unnamed Parent: Both of Fred's parents were this, but their names were eventually revealed: Unusual Euphemism: "WHERE'S MY HACKING MEDS?!" Villainous Breakdown: Kevin at the end of the third film after Fred and his camp's song turns out to be surprisingly good and his plan b fails completely. When Fred actually wins, Kevin loses it. The Voice: Everyone that isn't Fred, except in a few specials, most of season 4, the movies, the talk show , the Figgle Chat Animated Adaptation , and the "It's Fred!" TV series . Fred: The Show Vomit Indiscretion Shot: In the movie. Written-In Absence: Judy in the second movie. Your Size May Vary: Fred is normal-sized in , but is shrunk down to Liam the Leprechaun's size in Fred Goes Grocery Shopping Feat. Annoying Orange : Annoying Orange vs. FRED!!!