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YMMV: Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion
  • Ascended Fanon: Dexter's charge attack looks suspiciously like his gauntlets in Powerpuff Girls Doujinshi
  • Ass Pull: The Narrator's Remote being the villain of the game.
  • Awesome Moments: Let's be honest, the appearance of Captain Planet, theme song and everything!
    • Grim's super attack. His scythe grows to a massive size, then he slices through dimensions and calls forth an army of souls to attack, laughing while he does it.
      • Practically almost every character's punch time explosion is awesome.
    • Numbuh One's arcade mode story. He recruits the first Kids Next Door operatives across several different dimensions, ensuring that they will all be safe from adult tyranny. Numbuh Zero would be proud.
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: Sergeant Sensible. Either you're not a Kids Next Door fan and you don't know who he is, or you are a Kids Next Door fan and you don't know why he's with the Candy Pirates.
  • Breather Boss: Mojo's first fight is arguably one of the easiest in story mode as you don't need to damage Mojo, just the core.
  • Critical Dissonance: There's a bit of it, here and there.
  • Demonic Spiders: The Spacenutboogies from Fosters Home For Imaginary Friends are the strongest enemies in the game, and they constantly have temper tantrum shockwave attacks.
  • Fridge Brilliance: The narrator said he bought the remote cheap... I wonder why.
  • Game Breaker: Kevin 11 in Story Mode, due to having powerful, spammable attacks, and if you grind, his Punch Time Explosion pretty much ensures that any enemy onscreen will not be onscreen anymore.
  • Goddamn Bats: Many, if not all the enemies can knock you back into places you do not want to go.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Cartoon Network at one point had Sweepstakes for getting a copy of Super Smash Bros., called the "Smash Hit Giveaway" (Can be seen here). Several years later, they create this game.
  • Love It or Hate It: That's generally how it goes with this game. Either you love it because it's a fighting game that mixes Cartoon Network classics, or you hate it because you think it could've been better, and it left out Finn and Jake, Courage and the Eds.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Him enters as the last boss in the Arcade mode in a rather creepy fashion. See here.
    • The end of Monkey's arcade mode. He was literally moments from Death.
  • So Okay, It's Average: The game was released to rather mixed to negative reviews, due to the flunky gameplay and the various in-game glitches.
  • They Just Didn't Care: Most of the replacement voices sound nothing like the originals. Though this is no longer the case for XL. Most characters would be receiving their original VAs, but not everyone.
    • While really minor, Young Ben's Down-Special, which is Cannonbolt, uses the sequel look, even though this is pre-timeskip Ben.
  • They Plotted a Perfectly Good Waste to a Perfectly Good Plot: It's not uncommon for people to compare the story mode to that of a fanfic. We have the protagonists of many, many Cartoon Network shows, fighting all of the villains who teamed up, but the villains make some... Rather questionable area decisions (Vilgax in Marzipan City, for one), along with the reveal that the villain of the game is the remote control of the Narrator, which, while done in the manner of many of Cartoon Network's signature comedies, is entirely out of place in a Crisis Crossover, and one could argue that any of the villains in the game could have been better as the Big Bad.

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