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Breadwinners is an animated series on Nickelodeon that stars two ducks named SwaySway and Buhdeuce as they deliver bread in their jet-powered Rocket Van on their home planet of Pondgea, created by former MAD writers Gary "Doodles" DiRaffale and Steve Borst and animated by Titmouse.Yeah, it's that kind of show.It was originally shown as a YouTube short before Nickelodeon picked it up for a 20-episode first season premiering on February 22nd, 2014. It is now the 34th series in the Nicktoons brand. On May 8th, 2014, the show was renewed for a second season.
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Abnormal Ammo: In "Rocket Trouble" and "From Bad to Nurse" the Breadwinners get a bread cannon. Later in "Food Fight Club", Buhdeuce uses a bread-firing crossbow.
Agony of the Feet: In "Quazy for Vanessa" the duo accidentally drive over Oonski's foot, then we get a shot of his boot ripped open and his foot turned purple.
Dance Sensation: When Buhdeuce goes Wild Child inside a cruise ship and starts thrashing a buffet, SwaySway covers for him by claiming that he's performing the latest dance craze. Soon, everyone in the ship starts doing it, much to the captain's consternation.
In "Thug Loaf" when SwaySway is fighting the leader of the biker ducks he kicks himself in the eye.
In "Rocket Trouble" when SwaySway asks Buhdeuce what the #1 rule of being a Breadwinner is the latter responds "Never eat your eyeballs?" as he's inexplicably eating his left eye, complete with a visible brain through the socket.
Facial Horror: In "Quazy for Vanessa" when SwaySway and Buhdeuce are flying away from Oonski, Buhdeuce's face gets grinded against several buildings, leaving the left side of his skull exposed.
Food Eats You: The Emerald Loaf in "The Brave and the Mold", which SwaySway and Buhdeuce free to eat all the mold on the mine, turns on them and tries to eat them because they're green like mold.
"Freaky Friday" Flip: "Switcheroo" has an odd variant, in that SwaySway and Buhdeuce actually switch physical builds and the powers they grant, so SwaySway becomes short and Buhdeuce becomes tall, with a transformation sequence of their body parts changing length. SwaySway also becomes a Big Eater in this form.
Getting Crap Past the Radar: When The Breadmaker expands his chest to prove that "They are bigger or shorter than coconuts", they expand into a size and shape that looks suspiciously like a pair of boobs. It doesn't help that his nipples are showing, too.
In "From Bad to Nurse" Buhdeuce says that he's gonna pick on his tailfeathers, then he accidentally gropes SwaySway's ass. Cue Buhdeuce's relaxed expression.
SwaySway's girl disguise in "Love Loaf" features two tennis balls as a bra stuffer. One pops out.
In "From Bad to Nurse", Buhdeuce and SwaySway take care of T-Midi while he's hurt. As they put him in a bathtub (with the two of them in it), SwaySway says "We're just doing our duty." Then Buhdeuce says "Yeah, doing our doody in the bathtub!" and farts, causing a fat bread loaf to come out of the tub, resembling a turd.
At the end of "Love Loaf", when SwaySway tries to feed Jenny the titular loaf in her sleep at summer camp, it turns out to be three camp counselors who eat the bread, attack the Breadwinners, and startlicking them. They escape in their underwear.
The entire episode itself which is about SwaySway trying to get Jenny to feed Love Loaf by stalking her at camp. It's even worse once you realize that he is older than Jenny since he has a job.
Go Mad from the Isolation: In "Lost at Pond", the stranded Breadwinners go into "survival mode", acting like cavemen while they forage for food. As soon as a cruise ship arrives, SwaySway snaps out of it... but Buhdeuce doesn't, and wreaks havoc inside the ship.
Gone Horribly Right: Ketta's robot doubles of SwaySway and Buhdeuce eventually try to replace them.
"Groundhog Day" Loop: The plot of "Yeasterday" is about Buhdeuce using loaves of Yeasterday Bread to get do-overs on an otherwise terrible day to cheer up SwaySway. Unfortunately, Failure Is the Only Option because every time he tries to do everything right SwaySway gets maimed as opposed to just being sad, including getting crushed by a satellite shortly after waking up, so Buhdeuce tries to do everything how it goes in timeline A and inadvertently saves SwaySway from the pond monster that eats him in timeline B.
Here We Go Again: At the end of "Stank Breath" the duo have cured Buhdeuce's breath only for him to eat another bread that gives him horrible gas, which proceeds to form into a fist and punch SwaySway.
After learning their lesson about not putting off cleaning the dishes in "Brocrastination", Buhdeuce and SwaySway put off picking up the dishes after Jelly breaks them all.
I Know Mortal Kombat: The boys put off washing the dishes by playing a video game about cleaning dishes. Later, when they have to deal with the bacteria monster, they use the same skills they learned from the video game.
I Taste Delicious: To get rid of the Emerald Loaf that tries to eat them in "The Brave and the Mold", SwaySway and Buhdeuce trick it into eating itself, as it seems to feed on anything green.
Stylistic Suck: The animation is choppy, but that's because it's supposed to reflect the feel of old-school video games.
Take a Third Option: In "Lil' Loafie", when the Breadwinners are fighting with T-Midi over custody of Lil' Loafie and SwaySway eats T-Midi's receipt, Rambamboo figures that the decision should be Lil' Loafie's. As an inanimate object, he falls over and "picks" her.