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YMMV: Doc McStuffins
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Stuffy the blue dragon. Of all the characters, he has the most fanart so far.
  • Family-Unfriendly Aesop: The episode with Mr. Chomp, which seemed very similar to racism.
  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff: The show seems to have something of a following in Argentina. For that matter, there are also fans in Germany itself.
  • Older Than They Think: There's been a lot of rave reviews about how this is the first show of its type with a black protagonist since something like Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, but seem to have forgotten about Little Bill, which is even more entertaining when you consider that Little Bill was created in part by the person who created this show, Chris(tine) Nee.
  • Periphery Demographic: The program was reported to set a record for adult viewers for a series targeted at the 2-5 age group and maintains a strong adult following. Factors include the show's subtle humor, use of well-produced songs, and some big-name guest voices, including stars of Disney Channel shows targeted at older audiences. The series is also attracting massive positive attention for featuring an intelligent and ambitious African-American girl as its star heroine.
  • Ship Tease: Lambie and Stuffy are depicted as being very close at times. They even share a slow dance in "Walkin-Talkin Time".
    • Helpful to note that when they slow dance, it's to a love song being sung by a Walkie-Talkie, Walter, about how much he loves and needs his better half, Gracie.
    • Any feelings other than friendship might be one sided on Stuffy's part since Lambie seems more outright infatuated with Sir Kirby and Awesome Guy whereas Stuffy makes regular comments and gestures that hint at his trying to get her attention.
      • In "The Rip Heard 'Round The World" Stuffy seems the most apprehensive for Lambie's stitches procedure, but tells her '[Doc] loves you...we all do.' The way he deliberately pauses and then says 'we all do' could easily be read as shipteasing on a preschool level and the equivalent of him saying 'I love you.'
      • Another example that there might be at least some kind of one sided feelings is in "Lamb In A Jam" when Lambie is getting ready to leave with Doc for the day and Stuffy, while hugging Lambie, says in what might be considered a pleading/vulnerable tone 'Don't be gone too long, ok?'
  • The Problem with Licensed Games: Well, as expected, the iOS title. Of the three reviews of the game, all three were panning the title. Critics complained that the lack of activities in the game does not justify it's US$4 price tag. Also, it's Strictly Formulaic, but what were you expecting from a game targeted at toddlers?
    • Strangely averted with the Leap Frog Explorer and V-Tech InnoTab releases of the game. Though put side by side, the iOS title comes across as a tech demo and Obvious Beta of the LeapFrog version of the game - the iOS and Leap Frog titles plays similarly, but the Leap Frog title feels much more polished and does not have several of the issues plaguing the iOS title.
  • The Woobie: Every toy that gets injured has their moments.

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