YMMV / George of the Jungle


  • Alternative Character Interpretation: At the risk of ruining a funny joke... early on in the film, only one of the four African guides seems to be able to speak English, despite it being confirmed that the other three can at least understand it. Midway through the film, when the trio reveal that they can speak it, their boss, Kwame, gives them a look. Whether this is a look of genuine surprise that they actually can speak English or annoyance that they had ruined a long-standing joke they were playing on Lyle is up to the viewer to decide.
  • Angel/Devil Shipping: George for his kindness and Ursula (who was Magnolia on Season 1) because of her rude behavior.
  • Better Than It Sounds: Has something of a reputation as being the only good live action film based on a cartoon.
  • Broken Base: Fans are divided on which of the 3 TV shows is better.
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: POTUSA's rendition of, "George, George, George of the Jungle, strong as he can be..."
  • Fanon Discontinuity: The 2015 version don't exist in the eyes of the 2007 George of the Jungle's fans.
  • Fan-Preferred Couple: George and Ursula (2008 Version) some people prefer George with Magnolia (being an expy of Ursula of 1967)
  • Memetic Mutation:
    • "Now comes the part where we throw our heads back and laugh! Ready? READY! AAAAHAHAHAHAHAHA!"
    • "This hurt George. But George not care."
    • The theme. WATCH OUT FOR THAT TREE!
  • Shipping:
    • George and Ursula (Gesula) has few shipping moments while got a little more as Magnolia.
    • George and Magnolia (Geomag) has more shipping moments on the 2008 series while her name is now Ursula for 2015, there's so much shipping between those two.
  • Ship-to-Ship Combat: George/Ursula & George/Magnolia 2015 Version.
  • So Okay, It's Average: The general view of the Disney film. Most of the praise goes to the film at least being faithful to its source material.
  • Talking to Himself: Bill Scott voices George, Tom Slick and Super Chicken. They all talk to one another in a "scenes from next week" segment on the original show.
    George: (to us) Stay tuned for scenes from next week's show starring Tom Slick (fanfare), Super Chicken (fanfare) and George of Bungle! (Tom and Super Chicken do a take)
    Tom: That's "jungle," George.
    Super Chicken: I think he was right the first time!
  • They Changed It, Now It Sucks: A lot of changes were made for the 2015 reboot. Perhaps the most jarring is Magnolia and Ursula have switched names.
    • Many felt the same way with the 2008 series.
  • What an Idiot: In the second movie, the villains have Ursula hypnotized into believing she's married to Lyle, but they never think of hypnotizing Junior too. Also, Junior never thinks of telling his mother that George is his real father until near the end.

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