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Western Animation: The Baskervilles
The Baskervilles is a British/Canadian animated series. It focuses on the Baskerville family who move to Underworld: The Theme Park, "where good is bad and bad is good", run by Nicolas Lucifer III (a.k.a. "The Boss").


The series provides the following tropes:

  • Abhorrent Admirer - Vlad Dracula Jr. to April Baskerville.
  • As You Know - Lampshaded in the first episode.
    Nick Snr.: Well, I'd rather be an old duffer than a megalomaniac yuppie who thinks he's the Devil!
    The Boss: I think that's enough exposition out of you if you don't mind, father.
  • Bad Is Good and Good Is Bad - The park's policy.
  • Berserk Button - Don't ask Colin for something in beige.
  • Camp Straight - The Baskervilles' house Colin speaks with an effeminate lisp, but in "Bringing the House Down" he's depressed over a female house breaking up with him.
  • Cultural Rebel - Fangora Dracula is a rebel, which in Underworld means she's a straight-A student, likes playing with dolls and never throws wild parties while her parents are out.
  • Dumb Blond - Darren Baskerville.
  • Fiery Redhead - April Baskerville.
  • Ghostly Glide - Vera Dracula, possibly. Her dress obscures her her feet so it's hard to tell if she's really doing this.
  • Louis Cypher - Subverted. The Boss isn't the Devil, but he's trying to be like him.
  • Mad Scientist - Mr. Mad Scientist.
  • Normal Fish in a Tiny Pond - Darren is an idiot and gets straight zeroes in everything, which makes him a model student by Underworld standards.
  • Only Sane Man - April Baskerville.
  • Police Are Useless
  • Take That - In one episode The Boss considers building another Underworld: The Theme Park in Los Angeles, but decides against it, as that's too evil even for him.
  • Unexplained Accent - Despite their name, the Frankensteins are Scottish. The Draculas are mostly Irish, with the mother being the only Transylvanian.
  • Zettai Ryouiki - Fangora Dracula.

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