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YMMV: American Dragon Jake Long
  • Broken Base: Mainly concerning the permanent Art Evolution the series had.
  • Complete Monster: The Huntsman is the worst of the the Huntsclan, seeing as he is their leader. He kidnapped Rose at birth and is quite possibly the one who personally brainwashed her into believing in the Huntsclan way of life. As Rose's abduction means that this is probably the way that all Huntsclan members are recruited, this possibly gives him somewhat of a Freudian Excuse. However, seeing as his hatred has consumed him to the point where he has continued to kidnap infants from their parents despite knowing that he himself was kidnapped, he could be considered even more of a monster. The Huntsman has also killed a magical creature onscreen and, of course, who could forget that when he found out about Rose's Heel-Face Turn, he threatened to kill her parents if she refused to help him acquire the means to kill every single magical creature on the face of the Earth.
  • Crossover Ship: A rare canon example, Lao-Shi falls in love with Mrs. Hasagawa in the Lilo & Stitch: The Series episode "Morpholomew", but has to leave her when he goes home to New York.
    • On the fanon side, Ron and Jake are quite popular.
  • Ear Worm: He's cool, he's hot like a frozen sun...
    • Haley's theme.
  • Ethnic Scrappy: Trixie is a bit too much for most people.
  • Evil Is Sexy: According to Fury: "Wow. I am hot."
  • Fridge Logic: So...small countries like Korea get their own dragons...but Jake is responsible for the ENTIRE United States? Aren't these dragon families ancient? Are they appointed by the UN or something? And were Jake's ancestors also responsible for the USA(Then why is grandpa still very "Chinese"?) or have they only gotten the duty for the last 2-3 generations? The dragons' biggest foe must be bureaucracy.
  • Growing the Beard: The 2nd season has been considered an improvement, thanks to a change in direction with Steve Loter.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: Rose knowingly and willingly committed mass genocide by wishing for the destruction of the Huntsclan. Her voice actor, Mae Whitman also voiced Katara from Avatar: The Last Airbender, at the same time, in fact. Katara's close friend Aang, the titular character, was the last of his kind due to the mass genocide of his people. This is made all the harsher when one takes into account that Aang was in love with Katara, though many prefer her with the Dante Basco character...
  • Nightmare Fuel: The Kelpie is rather scary.
  • They Changed It, Now It Sucks: In regards to the change in style for season two. Many liked the first seasons designs and felt season two's was way too abrupt and trying too hard to match their character's personalities.
  • The Scrappy: Huntsboys #88 and #89. Veered into Creator's Pet territory after the Huntsmen as a whole were killed off, but the two continued to appear anyway. Though they quit being Huntsmen at the last minute and weren't real Huntsmen in the first place.
  • Tear Jerker: The entire ending of "Homecoming". The ending of "Ski Trip" as well.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Character: Or rather, they didn't have time to use them. Many still wonder the whereabouts of Rose's twin sister and the remaining top 13 dangerous creatures of the magical world.
  • The Woobie: Rose.
    • Jake has his moments.

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