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YMMV: Dennis the Menace
  • Bizarro Episode: The episode Trembly Assembly in the 1986 series.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: The last episode shown before Joseph Kearns's death was about Mr. Wilson's will.
  • So Bad, It's Good: The 1986 series has an in-universe example. In "The Price of Stardom", Dennis becomes the prop man for a Heidi-esque play starring Margaret and Mr. Wilson. During the performance, Dennis turns on a giant fan, has Mr. Wilson dress in a swimsuit for a costume change, drops a bag of fake snow on Margaret and opens a trap door that Mr. Wilson happens to be standing on at the time. The audience laughs throughout the entire performance and cheers when the play ends.
  • The Problem with Licensed Games: Yep, there was a video game for the Super Nintendo. Everything about it was messed up, from the controls to the graphics (Mr. Wilson especially looks horrible). The Game Grumps had a ball with it.
  • The Scrappy: Dennis in the film for some. Mostly for the fact that he's more irritating than in the TV series, and the fact that he has a very squeaky voice than can be annoying and/or irritating.

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