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YMMV: All Dogs Go to Heaven
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: Trope Maker and indirect namer, named after the weird, random musical scene with King Gator.
    • Common Knowledge: Ironically, while King Gator's out of place music number sticks in people's mind, they generally forget that King Gator does, in fact, return to defeat Carface and attempt to save Charlie (who dies from losing his life watch, nevertheless). The musical number is so distracting that it's also easy to forget that the whole thing started out as an homage to King Kong.
    • Carface having access, however, to an actual laser pistol can be a bit odd as Schizo Tech.
    • Belladonna's part of I Always Get Emotional At Christmas Time. It really has nothing to do with the plot and kind of comes out of nowhere, as the musical number is Killer's until she shows up and her part is mainly just to make it longer. Not that its a bad thing, it works very well as a Villain Song.
  • Contested Sequel: While most fans of the first movie consider the second to be inferior because they say that it mostly lacks everything from the original, some say that it's a superior followup to the original because it's not depressing and it has a good story and catchy songs.
  • Critical Backlash: While the film has retroactively gained a loyal fanbase and good reception, the films initial release was widely panned by critics, so much so that Bluth's american tour to promote the film was ended very early, according to his online biography.
  • Ear Worm: "What's mine! Is yours! What's yours! Is mine! The more your share! The more the sun will shine!"
    • Many reviews cited songs like this as the key reason why The Little Mermaid pwned this movie.
    • "You Can't Keep A Good Dog Down"
    • It feels so good to be bad ! So delicious to be a despicable cad ! It's just so thrilling and so fulfilling to give somebody the worst time they've ever had ! It feels so good to be bad !.
    • Clean Up Your Act.
    • And, Let's make music together! Let's make sweet harmony! Ohhh!
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: The Grand Chawhee.
  • Evil Is Cool: Some people says that Red the demon cat from the second movie is even better than Carface.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: Learning what happened to the voice actress for Anne-Marie can definitely make certain aspects of the first film seem like this.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: One of the supporting characters in The Princess and the Frog is a musically inclined, New Orleans big lipped alligator.
  • The Problem with Licensed Games: The game on Amiga and DOS is just a collection of poorly programmed mini-games tied together with cutscenes.
  • Tear Jerker: For many, particularly sensitive dog-lovers.
    • When Anne-Marie overhears Charlie's rant to Itchy and mistakenly thinks Charlie doesn't really care about her.
    Anne-Marie: "You're not my friend...*tears up* ...You're a bad dog!"
    • And the end when Charlie comes to say goodbye to Anne-Marie, especially when she tells him "I love you, Charlie." and he replies that he loves her as well.
    • Timmy's fate in the Bad Future when Carface is shown, it's implied he's thrown out of his house and dies due to his leg...incidentally, this triggers Carface's Heel-Face Turn.
  • What Do You Mean, It's for Kids?: This undoubtedly has to be Don Bluth's darkest film. It has relatively small "kid-friendly" scenes in between the controversial themes of gambling, first degree murder, theft, drinking, terrifying images of Hell and Satan, and the real clincher, Killing the main protagonist at the end, which is unheard of in Western animation for children.
  • The Woobie: Anne-Marie. The Reality Subtext on the main page doesn't make it any better.
    • Itchy, after his run-in with Carface near the end of the movie.
    • Charlie, though he can border on Jerkass Woobie at times also counts. After being put through hell and having to say goodbye to Anna Marie with tears rolling down his face, he most definitely needs a hug.

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