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YMMV: Brother Bear
  • Accidental Innuendo: "Well gee, eh, you're one big beaver."
    • Doubles as Fridge Brilliance if you remember that there was a giant species of beaver that existed during the time the movies take place.
  • Base Breaker: Koda. You'll either find him cute or just annoying. Though funnily Kenai himself calls out Koda in-universe for being the "biggest pain in the neck ever", but it's "what you'd expect from a little brother" anyway.
  • I Knew It: How many didn't see Nita's transformation into a bear at the end of the second film coming?
  • Somewhere, a Mammalogist Is Crying: So it's apparent that Kenai is one ridiculously weak bear for having troubles wrestling a human, in both the original (Denahi) and sequel (Atka). In real life just a pounce of a grown bear's paw is enough to knock the average man unconscious, and don't even try to think you can outmuscle one; err.. you can't.
    • Kenai is supposed to be a young bear, not a full grown one. Although, a half-grown bear would still make for a frightening opponent.
    • Also, Kenai hasn't been a bear his entire life, so it can be Hand Waved by saying that he doesn't have the strength of an ordinary bear and doesn't have enough experience to use his strength to the fullest.
  • Soundtrack Dissonance: It is regrettable that one of the worst song placements ever is in this film. Kenai starts to tell Koda what happened to his mother. This is arguably the most important part of the film. What does Phil Collins do? Sing loudly over it so we can't hear. Thanks a lot.
    • Though a deleted scene shows the entire story without singing, averting this trope.
    • In the introduction to said deleted scene on the DVD, co-director Aaron Blaise explains that the filmmakers felt that the confession scene and the song were basically the same beat in the story, so they were merged for simplicity. YMMV on whether keeping the song over the confession was the better choice, but one of them had to go, and we've already seen what Kenai is explaining to Koda anyway. Ultimately, it was redundant, so it was cut.

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